Gilsland Spa Hotel

Gilsland, Cumbria & Lake District
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Why stay at Gilsland Spa Hotel?

The Gilsland Spa Hotel sits in 140 acres of pristine gardens, with views of the picturesque Cumbrian countryside. The attractive late eighteenth century exterior is complimented by its traditional interiors and array of quintessentially English outdoor activities such as bowling and croquet set up on its grounds.

The hotel is close to the village of Gilsland and a stone’s throw from Hadrian’s Wall with Carlisle and Hexham just 18 miles away. Along with spectacular views comes an abundance of great walking routes, with the Pennines to the south and the mountains of Cumbria to the West.  

Guests can dine in Galloways Bar, a warm and cosy bar and restaurant with a menu brimming with British classics and hearty dishes. On Saturday’s and Sunday’s there is also a fantastic Carvery, popular with guests and locals alike.

Where is Gilsland Spa Hotel?

Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria CA8 7AR

Gilsland is approached using the A69 Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne road. Leave the A69 following signs for the village of Gilsland. Continue through the village following signs for Gilsland Spa. The Hotel is just 1 mile from the village. By train, the nearest station is Haltwhistle (7 miles from the hotel) and taxis are available for the final leg of your journey.

What’s worth visiting in Gilsland, Cumbria & Lake District?

  • Hadrian’s Wall – Hadrian's Wall stretches across the north of England to Newcastle upon Tyne, Wallsend and South Shields. In Northumberland, many parts of the wall are still intact and visitors can also visit the Roman Vindolanda (a Roman auxiliary fort) and the Roman Army Museum as well as the English Heritage sites of Housesteads Roman Fort and Chesters Roman Fort.
  • Gretna Green – Hop across the border and visit the town most famously visited by young eloping couples. Gretna Green’s famous Blacksmiths Shop where couples would come in the mid-seventeen hundreds to marry ‘under the anvil’ still exists today.
  • Carlisle – Carlisle, ‘The Border City’, is Cumbria’s largest commercial centre. It is watched over by an impressive medieval fortress and spattered with historic churches and museums.
  • Hexham – Situated on the River Tyne, this charming market town has an impressive medieval abbey.

What is there to eat and drink at the hotel?

Guests can dine in Galloways Bar, and informal restaurant with an extensive menu and bar. At the weekend it hosts a traditional carvery dinner.

Breakfast: 08:00 – 09:00

Lunch: 12:00 – 14:00

Dinner: From 18:30

Features at a glance:

  • Rural yet easy to reach location
  • Historic building set in 140 acres of gardens
  • 94 stylish bedrooms
  • Galloway’s bar
  • Bowling green, putting green, French boules pitch and croquet lawn
  • Free guest parking

What else do I need to know?

  • Check in after 15:00, check out by 10:00
  • Disabled access rooms are available – please contact us to check details and availability
  • To make a booking for family rooms or suites, please get in touch with our team.
  • To contact call 08430 55 44 33 or email says

“History buffs will love the hotel’s proximity to Hadrian’s Wall along with a plethora of other Cumbrian landmarks. The hotel itself is surrounded by peaceful countryside and pleasant gardens that feature fun activities such as bowls and croquet.”

Customer Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5.
Nice Hotel in Quiet surroundings. Hotel Staff very efficient & Friendly Lovely walks around Hotel but a Car is essential Room 116 large & comfortable with TV & Tea & Coffee making facilities. 3 Coaches there on our visit but the Staff coped very well & provided evening entertainment in a separate Guest Bar. Good choice of food well presented , Dinner ordered at Breakfast time from a Menu & Bar prices very good with reasonable priced bottles of wine. Good base for sightseeing will certainly v......
Rated 5 out of 5.
Superb location. All the staff where very friendly and helpful. We intend going back again....
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