Comfort, hospitality and exceptional food are the hallmarks of Temple Sowerby House Hotel near Penrith & Ullswater, with an award-winning restaurant & beautiful walled garden.
Good Hotel Guide listed and with an award-winning restaurant, guests can expect the warmest of welcomes at Temple Sowerby House Hotel in the Eden Valley. We're just 15 minutes from beautiful Lake Ullswater and the hotel is an ideal gateway into the Eden Valley, a renowned area of outstanding natural beauty between the English Lake District and the North Pennines. Our hotel is the perfect venue for a relaxing break. The property dates back to 1727 and offers guests a choice of individually styled bedrooms, elegant reception rooms, blazing log fires, a peaceful walled garden and award-winning food accompanied by a hotel ethos of quality hospitality and personal service. Children over 12 are welcome at the hotel.
The hotel has a range of 12 en-suite rooms some with views either over the gardens or towards Cross Fell. Choose a Superior Double Room with aqua-massage bath or hydro-therapy shower or a cosy Standard Double or Twin Room. All rooms have modern bathrooms and bathrobes are provided. Ground floor rooms are available and we also offer a selection of pet friendly rooms. The charming walled gardens around the hotel cover about two acres and include a croquet lawn. Guests are welcome to relax on the Terrace with afternoon tea or pre-dinner drinks.
The Eden Valley offers a choice of both indoor and outdoor activities, and is particularly perfect for walking and cycling. A wealth of beautiful landscapes, heritage attractions and pretty historic market towns and villages surround our Eden Valley hotel and restaurant. Visit nearby Westmorland market town Appleby with its great choice of markets, historic architecture and fine real ale inns. England's highest village Alston with its pretty craft and local shops is also within easy driving distance in the Pennines. Our close proximity to both the A66 and the M6 makes us the perfect luxury Lakes hotel for touring, within easy driving distance of bustling walking centre Keswick, historic Carlisle and World Heritage Site Hadrian's Wall.
Our hotel and award-winning restaurant offers wedding and conference facilities that can be booked exclusively and we are ideally located just off the M6, Junction 40, for company conferences. Facilities include a Boardroom Style Meeting Room holding 18 delegates, or Theatre Style holding 30 delegates, plus 2 Breakout Rooms for up to 6 people each, and use of the garden area. Wifi service is available at the hotel. Private parties are welcome with a private dining room available for celebrations.