Welcome to the Lake District’s natural choice

Perched 1,000ft up in the Whinlatter Forest above Keswick in the northern Lake District, The Cottage in the Wood is a unique Michelin Star Restaurant with Rooms combining Sam Miller’s creative cooking, boutique-style rooms, friendly service and a warm welcome in a stunning natural setting.


   Accommodation availability is open to 22nd December 2024. 

We will post any cancellations via social media and our home page.

We very much look forward to welcoming you to ‘The Cottage’

Kath, Liam & Team at The Cottage in the Wood




£50 OFF !!!

As the evenings close in why not join us for a long cosy night of Michelin Star Dining, 
a restful nights sleep and a hearty Cumbrian Breakfast

Stay with us on a Wednesday or Thursday during November & December and take advantage of this offer.

Cottage Rooms £400  £350.00

Mountain View & Treetops Room £450 £400.00

The Garden Room £500  £450.00

Book Online using code : WINTERCOT23 or call us direct on  017687 78409


Terms and Conditions –

  1. Valid on stays from 22nd November until 21st December 2023.
  2. Non transferable
  3. Rates are per room per night

Michelin Star Dining

The area provides a rich larder for our Michelin Star Restaurant; Herdwick Hogget from the surrounding Cumbrian fells, freshly landed fish and shellfish from West coast harbours and a host of wild foods.

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Our Latest Awards

We’re delighted to announce our latest awards:

  • Restaurant of the Year – Cumbria Food Awards 2022
  • Taste Cumbria Winner – Cumbria Tourism Awards 2022
  • Listed in the UK’s Top 100 Restaurants List 2022
  • Listed in the UK’s Top 50 Boutique Hotels List 2021

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Make a Booking

For Room, Dinner & Breakfast bookings (Wednesday to Saturday) click Book a Room.

For Lunch only (Thursday to Saturday) or Dinner only (Wednesday to Saturday), click Book a Table.

As a Lake District ‘Restaurant with Rooms’ we are sorry we do not offer room-only bookings.

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How to Find Us

The Cottage in the Wood,
Magic Hill,
Whinlatter Forest,
Braithwaite, Near Keswick,
CA12 5TW

017687 78409