Hazel Bank
Country House Hotel, Borrowdale

The MacRae family and Hazel Bank welcomes you to the heart of the Borrowdale valley, Keswick in the English Lake District. A magnificent country house hotel in Borrowdale set amongst four acres of Britain’s most beautiful countryside.

Elevated above the hamlet of Rosthwaite, with commanding views of surrounding fells (which include Scafell Pike and Great Gable). Hazel Bank was built around 1840. The acclaimed writer, Sir Hugh Walpole was a guest and Hazel Bank the fictional home in ‘Rogue Herries’, and birthplace for ‘Judith Paris’. Hazel bank is a classic country house with private woodland, bridges and beck side walk.

Uniquely situated for all manner of outdoor pursuits and with easy access to Keswick and Derwentwater (Queen of the English lakes). Whether it is an energetic day on the fells or a relaxing afternoon tea on the lawn, Hazel Bank is the perfect place to escape, relax and explore.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Borrowdale Valley…

Homemade Award-winning dining

Our menu is inspired by the Borrowdale Valley and dictated by the seasons, with no two days being the same. Owner, Donna and locally renowned chef, David use recipes passed down through family generations and only the finest local produce. Preparing elegant and timeless dishes, with a modern twist.  

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Scenic location Elevated above Rosthwaite

Rosthwaite is a charming village, known for being the social centre for the valley of Borrowdale. With dramatic scenery from every aspect, Hazel Bank's stunning location takes you directly from the door and onto the beautiful Lake District fells.  

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