Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

Alston, Cumbria

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An ultra-affordable base in a great destination

Lake District

Classic room

Lake District

Lake District

A charming country retreat with a double AA Rosette restaurant near the River Nent – includes breakfast and seven-course tasting menu dinner options

Surrounded by some of England’s most beautiful landscapes, national parks and historic landmarks, Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel provides an impressive base for those longing for idyllic country walks, outdoor pursuits and a home-from-home ambience.

Nestled near the banks of the tranquil River Nent, this elegant Georgian country house is home to three acres of secluded gardens and unspoilt views. Lace up for wonderful rambles in the Northern Pennines, before sprucing yourself up and stepping into the chic dining room for course after delicious course of seasonal dishes from the acclaimed chef, Tom Orton – a Master Chefs of Great Britain winner – in the highly acclaimed restaurant.

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Please contact the hotel directly in advance if you have any special dietary requirements.

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  • Savouring the mouth-watering dishes in the stylish restaurant
  • Enjoying stunning views of the beautiful countryside surrounding the hotel
  • Roaming the North Pennines for a true back-to-nature escape

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