White Moss House Hotel - Grasmere -  English Lake District
A Special Place to Stay
Award Winning Bed and Breakfast in a Wordsworth House

White Moss House Hotel in the English Lake DistrictSituated at the northern end of beautiful Rydal Water, between Grasmere and Windermere, in the heart of the Lake District, this historic house, has been the home of Sue and Peter Dixon since 1981. During those years they have gained many accolades for their award winning hospitality.

Dating from 1730, White Moss House was bought by the poet William Wordsworth in 1827 for his son, and was home to the Wordsworth family for over 100 years. White Moss House is the only house that William Wordsworth ever owned, making it a special place to stay on your visit to the Lake District. Wordsworth’s sister Dorothy wrote in her Journal on Wednesday 2 June 1802 “White Moss- a place made for all kinds of beautiful works of art and nature…”

2 AA Red rossettes 

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The five ensuite bedrooms are individually furnished in keeping with the historic nature of White Moss House. Guests can relax in the large,beautiful Wordsworth Lounge with its woodburning fire, flowers, games, books, magazines, comfy sofas and a baby grand piano.

On warmer days sit outside on the flower filled terrace. Perhaps enjoy a bottle of wine or a drink from our well stocked bar.

Brockstone Cottage, up on the fellside with outstanding views of Rydal Water, Loughrigg, and the Lakeland mountains, is many people's idea of the perfect Lakeland cottage, and can be booked for self catering short breaks.

Private Houseparties can take all 5 rooms and have exclusive use of White Moss House.

Our location 2 miles from Ambleside and 1 mile from Grasmere gives you easy access to a huge selection of restaurants, pubs, bistros and cafes.

White Moss House is recommended by all the leading guides including

AA 4 Star Guest House, Breakfast award , Dinner Award
Karen Brown's Guide
Big Houseparty Guide
Eyewitness Guide
Frommers Good Guide to Britain
Charming Small Hotel Guide

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Rydal Water, Grasmere, The English Lake District, Cumbria LA22 9SE England, UK

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