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-listed 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 the end of the year.

Restaurant availability is released 3 months ahead. 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











The Cottage in the Wood £100 Voucher

Give the perfect gift this Christmas

Looking for a long awaited treat?!  Why not give the gift of award-winning food or a getaway to the Lake District.  Treat your loved one to a magical evening of fine dining and wake up to the sound of a babbling beck and birdsong. Our gift vouchers are flexible, starting from £25 and are lovingly packaged in dried forest flora so you can experience the scent and feel of our special surroundings.

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The Cottage in the Woods Rooms

Restaurant With Rooms

Boutique Hotel Lake DistrictFall asleep to the babbling of our beck and awaken to the songs of the many bird species found within Whinlatter forest. The Cottage in the Wood’s boutique hotel accommodation offers a peaceful and tranquil Lake District location with a vast array of wildlife.

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Dessert at The Cottage in the Wood

Award Winning 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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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