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Set close to Lake Windermere, just a 5-minute walk from Long Wood Bay Watersports Centre and a 2-minute drive from Ambleside, Briery Wood Hotel is surrounded by peaceful fields and woodland. The traditional property has its own restaurant looking out onto landscaped gardens.

Each bedroom at Briery Wood Hotel comes with an en suite bathroom and complimentary toiletries. The décor mixes modern and traditional, some with heated towel rails and large sash windows, while all rooms come with a flat-screen TV.

Free Wi-Fi is available in the public areas, the Holbeck Bar offers fine wines and whiskies, and tea or coffee can be served by the fire in the lounge area.

Food at Briery Wood is sourced from local farmers, fishermen and butchers, and freshly cooked breakfasts are served each morning. The creative menu includes Herdwick lamb, local Cumbrian cheeses and fresh trout. Al fresco dining on the hotel’s terrace can even be arranged, weather permitting.

The spectacular Langdales are within 10 minutes’ drive, and mountain biking can be enjoyed from the doorstep.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Briery Wood Hotel has been welcoming guests since 21 Sept 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Property questions and answers
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  • Is there a cooked breakfast included in room price
    It depends on which rate you are booked as we have rates with breakfast included and rates without.
    Answered on 7 March 2020
  • Can you access the garden from your room?
    There is a door from the bedroom into the garden in the 'Double Room with Garden View' category bedrooms
    Answered on 7 July 2020
  • can we bring our dog who is a cockapoo
    You can bring a dog with you but you will have to pay a one time £20 charge no matter how long the stay is. We would also need advice to know before a..
    Answered on 28 December 2019
  • How secure is the parking
    The hotel has its own parking set off the main road in its own grounds. The grounds aren't locked at night but we haven't had any issues with security..
    Answered on 22 January 2020
  • Hi, which room image is the pet friendly one please?
    Hello All of our bedrooms are dog friendly. Thank you Reservation Team
    Answered on 2 September 2020
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: British

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Briery Wood Hotel
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Briery Wood Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 23:00


08:00 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
2 years
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
£20 per child, per night
3 - 15 years
Extra bed upon request
£20 per child, per night
16+ years
Extra bed upon request
£35 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express Briery Wood Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests should note that the postcode displayed will not lead to the property, the map should be used instead.

Guests that wish to bring their pets to the property are required to pay a surcharge of GBP 20.

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Briery Wood Hotel in advance.

Late check-ins must be arranged prior to arrival.

For all bookings of 4 nights or longer, a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the total price is required.

Please note that for bookings of 3 rooms or more, a 50% non-refundable deposit is required.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Briery Wood Hotel

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Briery Wood Hotel by:

    • Train 5min
    • Car 1h 30min

  • Briery Wood Hotel is 2 miles from the centre of Ambleside.

  • The prices at Briery Wood Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at Briery Wood Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • Briery Wood Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Briery Wood Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Single
    • Family
    • Double

  • Briery Wood Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Briery Wood Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • Yes, Briery Wood Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.