Perched 1,000ft up in the Whinlatter Forest above Keswick in the northern Lake District, The Cottage in the Wood is a unique Michelin-starred Restaurant with Rooms combining Ben Wilkinson’s sophisticated cooking, boutique-style rooms, friendly service and a warm welcome in a stunning natural setting.
We are proud to be ranked number 24 in the UK’s Top 100 Restaurants. More here.
We have moved forward cautiously, maintaining many of our Covid safety measures. Demand has been high and we are fully booked for accommodation until December, when there is limited availability. Any room cancellations will be posted via social media and our website. A huge thank you to everyone who has supported us throughout the pandemic!
Kath, Liam, Monika, Ben & Team at The Cottage in the Wood
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.
Fall 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 offers a peaceful and tranquil Lake District location with a vast array of wildlife.
The Cottage in the Wood,
Braithwaite, Near Keswick,