Whitewater Hotel & Leisure Club

Lakeland Village, Backbarrow, Cumbria



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About the hotel


Check-in Instructions

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed No onsite parking is available This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Check-in Special Instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Minimum Age


You need to know

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Social distancing measures are in place and a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of We're Good To Go (UK) guidelines.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


General description

Set on the banks of the River Leven Whitewater Hotel & Spa is 2.3 miles drive from Lake Windermere with scenic views. The hotel has 2 restaurants The Riverside Restaurant and The Dolly Blue Bar & Grill.Access to Cascades Health and Fitness Club is included for all of our guests. The Leisure Club features a gym whirlpool sauna swimming pool and steam room. A spa and beauty salon offers a range of treatments and a thermal lounge. A hairdresser is available on site and squash and tennis courts are also available.All rooms have a flat-screen TV free tea/coffee and a seating area and Executive rooms have views of the River Leven. Free Wi-Fi is present throughout and daily newspapers can be ordered for a surcharge.Previously a mill the Whitewater has 2 terraces overlooking the River Leven including views of passing steam trains. Located in the heart of the Lake District there are local cycling and hiking routes nearby boat trips and Haverthwaite Steam Rail Station is a mile away.


Located in Ulverston, Whitewater Hotel & Leisure Club is within a 15-minute drive of Lake District National Park and Cartmel Racecourse. This spa hotel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Lake Windermere and 9 mi (14.5 km) from World of Beatrix Potter.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Lakeland Motor Museum - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Fell Foot Park - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Lakes Aqaurium - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Lake Windermere - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
Stott Park Bobbin Mill - 4.4 km / 2.8 mi
Winster Valley - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi
Lake District National Park - 6 km / 3.8 mi
Holker Hall - 9.6 km / 6 mi
Lyth Valley - 10.2 km / 6.3 mi
Laurel and Hardy Museum - 11.8 km / 7.4 mi
Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House - 11.9 km / 7.4 mi
Yewbarrow House Gardens - 12.7 km / 7.9 mi
Hill Top - 12.8 km / 8 mi

The preferred airport for Whitewater Hotel & Leisure Club is Manchester Airport (MAN) - 145.2 km / 90.3 mi


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 9:30 AM.


Stay in one of 38 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have bathtubs or showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and wedding services.

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and an elevator. This hotel has 3 meeting rooms available for events.


The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Front desk

  • Gym/fitness centre

  • Spa/health club

  • Turkish bath/hammam

  • Sauna

  • Indoor pool

  • Restaurant

  • Parking

  • Wedding services


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Beauty & wellness
  • Gym/fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Spa/health club
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam
Front desk services
  • Front desk
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
Pool & beach
  • Indoor pool
  • Business centre
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Wedding services
  • Does Whitewater Hotel & Leisure Club offer free breakfast?

    No, Whitewater Hotel & Leisure Club does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Whitewater Hotel & Leisure Club have non-smoking rooms

    No, Whitewater Hotel & Leisure Club doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Whitewater Hotel & Leisure Club provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Whitewater Hotel & Leisure Club have a swimming pool?

    No, Whitewater Hotel & Leisure Club does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Whitewater Hotel & Leisure Club have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Whitewater Hotel & Leisure Club does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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