Owl Cottage at The Swan Hotel & Spa.
Owl Cottage at The Swan Hotel & Spa.

The Swan Hotel & Spa, Newby Bridge, Lake District

The Swan Hotel & Spa in the Lake District is the epitome of a luxury, comfortable, child-friendly place to stay and chill out. Situated on the edge of the River Leven near Lake Windermere, it has a view of the river to one side and gardens on the other.

It is well-maintained boutique hotel, offering great facilities, many child friendly. There's plenty to keep the kids busy, especially on rainy days, including an indoor pool, toys and books, plus dolls' houses and Playstations in some rooms, as well as bedtime milk and cookies. And if you choose to stay in one of the family-friendly holiday cottages you will have plenty of space.

If you want to explore the local area, options include an aerial adventure site, river-based activities and walking routes galore around the local lakes.

Staff can't do too much to help make your experience at The Swan Hotel & Spa relaxing, even with little kids in tow. The restaurant with its fabulous local produce includes a creative kids' menu. Little wonder this place attracts the same families back time and again.


The Swan Hotel & Spa is on the southern tip of Lake Windermere in the Lake District.

The Swan Hotel & Spa

What to expect

Open year-round
Indoor pool
Fitness Suite
Family rooms


Want further information, prices and availability for The Swan Hotel & Spa?

Check availability

Explore the World with Take the Family

Offer of the week

Have some fun in the sun at Atlantis the Palm in Dubai on a luxury family half-term holiday in February from £1,549 per person.

Find out more


51 bedrooms and suites. Cots available and extra beds can be fitted in certain rooms for an extra charge.

Suites sleep up to 4 in 1 large bedroom with king-size bed and sofa bed in living area. With private bathroom with walk-in shower.

Family suites sleep up to 4 in super-king bed and bunk bed in a room (larger rooms than standard and deluxe options). With private bathroom with walk-in shower.

2 room family suites have 2 bedrooms (one super-king and one twin room) with family bathroom, dolls' house and TV/Playstation.

In addition to hotel rooms, there are self-catering cottages on-site sleeping up to 8, with all mod-cons and home comforts. 


Complimentary bedtime milk and cookies.

Library (games and books for kids).

Indoor pool.

Restaurant (children's menu and light snacks available).


Spa and health club (with gym and fitness classes).