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Branston Hall, formerly a stately home.

Branston Hall Lake View

Branston Hall was originally built in 1885 as a stately home for Sir Leslie Alexander Melville; the property was converted into a hotel in 1990. It is surrounded by 88 acres of wooded parkland and lakes, all belonging to the hotel. The location is totally serene and unspoilt by the pressures of the modern world.

Situated on the B1188 three miles south of the City of Lincoln, Branston Hall Hotel is easily accessible from all areas of the country. We are 18 miles from the A1 and the nearest major road is the A46. Lincoln Railway Station is only 5 minutes away by car.

Our sister hotel – a star of the Lake District just got brighter!

Whitewater Hotel Cumbria - Lake DistricOver the past year the popular Hotel and Leisure resort developed from the historic Backbarrow Cotton Mill has undergone considerable refurbishments and is known as


The Whitewater Hotel is the ultimate Lake district retreat featuring the fantastic Cascades Leisure Club & Spa. Situated in the picturesque Lakeland Village, Backbarrow, just one mile south of the world famous Lake Windermere and nearby the Historic market town Ulverston.

The hotel building itself is steeped in history; it was formally a Dolly Blue pigment factory making the world famous “Dolly Blue” and was also a Victorian cotton mill. Many artefacts have been preserved and the blue pigment is still evident throughout the building. The hotel today carries a 4 star rating with an award winning AA Rosette restaurant.

The 38 luxury en-suite bedrooms nearly all enjoy stunning riverside views.

This hotel really is the ideal place to escape from the fast pace of life for a few days and the perfect location to discover the sights and delights of the South Lakes and Cumbria.

View the website: www.whitewater-hotel.co.uk

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