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A591 Pass of Dunmail Raise, Grasmere, LA22 9RT, United Kingdom – Excellent location - show map
Excellent location — rated 9.1/10! (score from 138 reviews)
Real guests • Real stays • Real opinions
Situated on the summit of Dunmail Raise, the family-run Raise Cottage offers double rooms with private bathrooms and a 4 bed bunk room featuring a private bathroom with free WiFi throughout. Nestled on the slopes of Seat Sandal, it is a prime location for hiking and outdoor activities.
Each dormitory room has access to a shared shower room.
In the mornings, Raise Cottage offers a portion of cereal and a slice of toast per person, along with tea and coffee in the dining room. With prior request, packed lunches, and evening meals are also available.
With a log fire and a garden, Raise Cottage has barbecue facilities. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge. The property is adjacent to the Coast to Coast Path and surrounded by mountain bike routes. The main bus route from Windermere Railway Station to Keswick stops just outside the cottage.
Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.
Most popular facilities
4 reasons to choose Raise Cottage
Cafe/bar The Travellers Rest1 miles
Restaurant Sara's Bistro2 miles
Cafe/bar Sara's Bistro2 miles
Lake Easedale Tarn2.6 miles
Mountain Fairfield Peak3 miles
Lake Grasmere3 miles
Lake Thirlmere3 miles
Mountain Scarfell Pike11 miles
Most popular facilities
16:30 - 20:30
06:00 - 10:00
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
Children are not allowed.
Cot and extra bed policies
There is no capacity for cots at this property.
There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Raise Cottage accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
The fine print
The name of the bus stop next to the property is 'Dunmail Raise North'. If the bus driver does not know the name of this stop, it is next to the old AA box on the top of Dunmail Raise.
Directions arriving from the South:
Depart the M6 motorway at junction 36 and join the A590 towards Windermere (which soon becomes the A591). From here it is about a 30 miles drive through the South Lakes. Stay on the A591 and pass Kendal before driving through Windemere, Ambleside and Grasmere. Stay on the A591, pass the Swan hotel, Raise Cottage is situated approximately 2 miles past Grasmere and a mile and a half past the Traveller’s Rest pub on the summit of Dunmail Raise. Park in the lay-by on the right hand side of the road (look out for the AA box).
Directions arriving from the North:
Depart the M6 motorway at junction 40 and drive West on the A66 until reaching Threlkeld. Turn off onto Station Road / B5322 (there will be a brown tourist sign for the mining museum). Join the A591 and pass the King’s Head Hotel, continue for 4 and a half miles enjoying the view of Thilmere Reservoir, Raise Cottage can be found on the left shortly after the dual carriageway. Lookout for the AA box and park in the lay-by on the left hand side of the road.
Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.
Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.
Please inform Raise Cottage in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
FAQs about Raise Cottage
From the nearest airport, you can get to Raise Cottage by:
- Train 3h
Raise Cottage is 2.2 miles from the centre of Grasmere.
The prices at Raise Cottage may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.
Check-in at Raise Cottage is from 16:30, and check-out is until 10:00.
Raise Cottage offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):