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Embleton Spa Hotel

  • Embleton
  • Nr Bassenthwaite Lake
  • Cockermouth
  • Cumbria
  • CA13 9YA


  • Barbecue
  • Conference & Meeting Rooms
  • Cot and Highchair
  • Evening Meals
  • Family
  • Gym
  • Historic Romantic
  • Indoor Pool
  • Lake Views
  • Licensed Bar
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Rural Location
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Self Catering
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Weddings
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • Double/Family ensuite rooms
  • Serviced Apartments
  • Sun terrace with views
  • Pool, gym and steam room
  • Keswick/Cockermouth - 10 mins
  • Friendly Cumbrian welcome
  • Free WiFi
  • Great walker/ cyclist location
  • Bar/ restaurant

About this Spa Hotel

Originally an 18th-century Lakeland farmhouse, Embleton Spa Hotel is spectacularly situated in the Northern Lake District, midway between Keswick and Cockermouth, both a 10 minute drive away.  Accommodation includes uniquely styled apartments and en-suite rooms.  Families are warmly welcomed and guests also have use of Leisure Club facilities during their stay including an indoor heated swimming pool, cutting edge gym, steam room and spa treatments on request. 

Enjoy delicious locally sourced cuisine, fine wines and local Lakeland ales in our in-house restaurant and bar.  A children's menu and smaller portions are available, and a barbecue is on the terrace - perfect for corporate events and gatherings.  The Embleton is a superb setting for special celebrations, family gatherings and weddings with a capacity for up to 50 guests (80 with marquee set-up), and packages tailor-made to suit your event.

Ensuite Double and Family Rooms

  • Individually presented and generously sized, our ensuite guest rooms are the ideal base for a Lake District holiday with surrounding fell views.
  • Each contemporary room/apartment features an en suite bathroom and most have stunning fell views across the valley.
  • All rooms are serviced daily and include high quality 100% Egyptian cotton linen, fluffy soft large towels, free WiFi, TV, tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer and ironing facilities.
  • We can accommodate a cot or an extra bed for children in most of our rooms.
  • Many rooms are pet friendly - please request when booking.


  • The hotel building includes spacious serviced apartments for up to 8 guests – perfect for couples, families, activity groups and friends sharing.
  • Finished to a high standard, each has a kitchen or kitchenette, spacious living area with a large screen TV and free Wi-Fi internet access.
  • Grasmere and Ennerdale are ideal for romantic breaks and an excellent choice for business travellers, with spacious double bedrooms.
  • Ullswater and Windermere family apartments have 1 bedroom with a double and two single beds, a living room, kitchenette and ensuite bathroom.
  • Whinlatter and Skiddaw are 2 bedroom apartments sleeping 5 adults, with a fully fitted kitchen, large lounge and outdoor terrace with beautiful views.  One of the bedrooms is ensuite and there is a separate family bathroom.
  • Bassenthwaite is our largest apartment sleeping 8 guests, with a double height lounge, kitchen/diner, a double ensuite bedroom, twin bedroom and a mezzanine bedroom.

Food & Drink


All rates include a hearty Cumbrian breakfast to set you up for a day exploring the surrounding lakes and mountains.  We are able to cater for vegetarians and other dietary requirements, please advise us if you have any special requirements.


Serving locally sourced food, fine wines and ales in a magnificent Lakeland setting with fell views, the Embleton Hotel’s bar and restaurant are open seven days a week for lunch and dinner.

Eat in the comfort of our restaurant, or enjoy al fresco dining on our sun terrace overlooking the fells.  From lighter  lunches to our evening menu, you’ll enjoy delicious, hearty food freshly prepared by our chefs.

In the winter a roaring fire is lit, and in the summer the spacious sun terrace is the perfect spot from which to enjoy the views.  A delicious selection of local Cumbrian ales are served in the bar.  A children’s menu and smaller portions are available for our younger guests.


Enjoy our onsite leisure facilities, open to residents and non residents throughout the year.  Leisure Club facilities include:

  • 14m indoor heated swimming pool
  • Steam Room
  • Well equipped gym which includes treadmills, rowers, cross trainers and upright cycles

Further Information/ Availability

Check in is between 3pm and 11pm and checkout is by 10.30am.  Late checkouts are available on request.

We have a selection of pet friendly accommodation available, and welcome well behaved dogs.  Please contact us in advance if you are planning to bring your dog.

Cots are available on request for younger guests

Around and About

Situated in an ideal location for exploring the Lake District National Park and the Cumbrian Coast, the hotel is the perfect hub for walkers, cyclists, climbers, sailors and fishermen.

The Lakeland market town of Keswick is only 10 minutes away and Derwentwater, Grasmere, Ambleside, Windermere and Bowness are all within easy reach.

The historic town of Cockermouth (10 minute drive) is famously the birthplace of the poet William Wordsworth and contains beautiful high street shops, cafes and restaurants.

Other attractions in the area include:

  • Whinlatter Forest with great cycling trails
  • The Lake District Wildlife Park around Bassenthwaite Lake
  • GoApe at Grizedale
  • The Keswick Launch boats on Derwentwater
  • The Lake District Osprey project around Bassenthwaite Lake
  • The Theatre by the Lake in Keswick
  • Wordsworth House in Cockermouth
  • Honister Slate Mine 


  1. We are located in the village of Embleton just off the A66
  2. Travelling westwards from Penrith approximately 27 miles / 30 minutes drive time from M6 Junction 40
  3. Follow the A66 past Keswick and Bassenthwaite Lake
  4. Then turn right 2 miles after the lake (there is a hotel sign and it is clearly marked for Embleton
  5. Our driveway is 100 metres ahead on the right 




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