Penrith, United Kingdom Rampsbeck is an elegant 18th Century Country House with a wonderful Lakeland setting on the shores of Lake Ullswater, and is listed as one of the most beautifully situated hotels in Great Britain. An AA Inspectors? Choice Hotel in Britain & Ireland 2006-2007 (This is a supreme accolade used by the AA to recognise hotels that stand out as the very best, regardless of size or style). With spectacular views of the Lake and fells, it stands in 18 acres of parkland and gardens including nearly ? mile of lake frontage. Privately owned and managed it offers peace, pleasure and privacy. Guests can relax in style in a choice of fine reception rooms with log fires in the winter. The 19 comfortable bedrooms are all individually decorated and furnished, many with special features. Personal care for our guests and attention to detail are our aim. The atmosphere is warm and friendly, the service professional and attentive, yet unobtrusive. The enjoyment of good food is an integral part of any stay at the Rampsbeck provides superb food and breathtaking views. Our award winning restaurant is recommended in all the major guides and has been awarded 3 AA Rosettes, a distinction only given to the top ten percent of restaurants. The attractive, candlelit Dining Room has superb lake views and here guests can enjoy the very best of modern French and English cuisine. Less than 15 minutes from the M6 motorway, Lake Ullswater provides a relaxing and tranquil place to stay. It makes an ideal base for visiting Windermere, Grasmere, Ambleside, Keswick and Coniston while enjoying the peace and serenity of of the Northern Lakes and the warmth and comfort of the Rampsbeck Country House.