Brimstone Hotel

The Langdale Estate, Great Langdale, Cumbria, LA22 9JD, 015394 38062

The Brimstone is one of the most impressive adult only hotels in North West, oozing exquisite luxury, private balconies, lavish bathrooms and feature fireplaces

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What we love heart
  • Lavish Bathrooms
  • Personal Host
  • Private Balconies
The Brimstone Overview
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Outdoor Hydrotherapy Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Thermal Suite
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Spa Treatments
  • Gym
  • Jacuzzi
  • Roll-Top Baths
  • In-Room Log-Burner
  • Private Balcony
  • Complimentary Drinks & Snacks
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service Available
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Conference Facilities
  • Civil Ceremonies
  • Baby-sitting
  • Walking/Jogging Trails
  • Mountain Biking
  • Adults Only

A boutique hotel with a difference, the Brimstone Hotel in Langdale is the first of its kind in the Lake District. Thanks to an investment of over £3.2 million, a picturesque Lakeland slate building nestles amongst the craggy hills of Langdale, surrounded by tranquil pine trees and rhododendrons.

Located within the Langdale Estate, Brimstone Hotel benefits from being in close proximity to the expansive facilities of the resort, whilst retaining a high degree of privacy and tranquility. The name comes from the time when the entire estate was a gunpowder works.

Sulphur, otherwise known as brimstone, is a component of gunpowder and cleverly, the chemical number for sulphur is 16 which ties in perfectly with the number of suites housed within Brimstone. Such is the level of detail that you will experience at this outstanding boutique hotel.

The Brimstone phenomenon

Bursting with contemporary style and innovative features, Brimstone Hotel offers glamour and luxury. Large open plan suites house elegant baths in the main room, super king raised beds, spacious private balconies and stunning design. The unchanging beauty of the Lake District is captured by the colour palette of sage mixed with rich earthy tones of autumn, Lakeland slate and lightly tinted wood. Lavish touches such as the personal lighting system, the latest GHDs, underfloor heating and real log fires will make you feel seriously pampered.

The personal service at Brimstone is second to none – friendly and knowledgeable staff with a genuine passion for the hotel meet you at reception and ensure that your every need is attended to until the moment that you leave. With stylish uniforms of crisp white shirts, Levi jeans, Dubarry boots and a tweed waistcoat, the hosts are ever willing to be of assistance – arranging for beauty and body treatments in the privacy of your balcony, booking activities in the local area or planning a romantic dinner for two in the comfort of your suite.

At the heart of Brimstone Hotel is the wonderful reading room – a haven for relaxing and a rare display of complimentary refreshments. Cakes and scones in the afternoon, nuts in the early evening, cheese and biscuits for after dinner and handmade sandwiches for during the night. Wash this down with a choice of coffees from the Nespresso machine, delve into the fridge for beer, relieve the wine cooler of its numerous bottles or enjoy a cocktail from the resident mixologists. There is even an ice machine, and a host ever present to make sure no-one goes hungry or thirsty. Comfy chairs and sofas are dotted throughout the room, with newspapers, magazines and books to snuggle down with.

Dining at Brimstone Hotel

Guests staying at Brimstone can dine at Stove at Langdale Hotel. This stylish new restaurant and bar is perfect for enjoying fabulous food and drinks in a laid back atmosphere. If adults prefer a little time to themselves, The Wine Room is a sophisticated space perfect for relaxing. Stove boasts a cool bar and vibrant, theatre style kitchen, where the chefs cook up a storm with their outstanding culinary skills.

The Brimstone Spa

Treat yourself to some down time in the stunning Brimstone Spa during your stay, with an array of facilities for you to enjoy. You can start your journey with the thermal experience, including Finnish Sauna, Ice Fountain, Himalaya Salt Steam, Laconium, Experience Showers, Lava Sauna, Mineral Steam Bath & Herbal Sauna. You can then head into the indoor/outdoor pool with views of the local Lake District scenery and a Swan Neck Fountain to help ease those tensions away. When you are ready, why not head into one of the relaxation areas or have a bite to eat in the Brimstone Spa Deli. You will of course want to finish in style with a signature treatment from one of The Brimstone’s experienced spa therapists. The list of treatments is here to tease you in advance of your stay.



Private parking, a contemporary reading room with complimentary snacks and drinks as well as a personal host who will see to your every need and gladly arrange a number of services for you, including in room dining, dining, on balcony luxurious body and beauty treatments, the hire of equipment such as bikes and the booking of local activities are just some of the Brimstone Hotel facilities to impress you. Exclusive use at Brimstone is also available if you are looking to host a celebration and would like to enjoy total privacy at the hotel.



The latest addition to Langdale Estate is Stove, an ultra-stylish bar and restaurant with an open kitchen and Wine Room, where adults staying at Brimstone can dine on exciting dishes as they enjoy idyllic views from the mezzanine. The food is modern with a contemporary twist and is created using seasonal and local ingredients.

Wainwrights’ Inn at Langdale Estate

A traditional Lakeland pub, Wainwrights’ Inn features a low beamed ceiling, old tiled and carpeted floor, Lakeland slate walls and proper pub furniture. Set peacefully on the edge of Elterwater and the quaint village of Chapel Stile, the outdoor seating area is perfect for admiring the views of the Langdales and pine trees of the estate. Sample the award winning real ales and the food menu, which serves up light snacks such as salads and baguettes as well as a tempting range of heartier meals.

Spa at Langdale Estate

Indulge in some well earned pampering and relaxation at the spa, in a tranquil and contemporary environment. At the heart of the spa is a 20 metre heated indoor pool, complete with a massage seat and a roped off area for more serious swimmers. Younger children can happily splash around in a special shallow paddling area, whilst older kids will love the inflatable toys.

You can burn off calories in the exercise studio and fitness suite, relax in the steam room and sanarium, or have a soak in the spa pool before visiting the tropical shower or the deluge shower. A range of luxurious treatments include facials, massages, body therapies and rituals and holistic therapies, as well as the essential beauty treatments.  Brimstone uses leading beauty brands such as Elemis, BareMinerals, Shellac and Anne Semonin.

Activities and Things to Do

Whilst at Brimstone, you can join in a number of activities to get active and explore this very beautiful part of the Lake District. Each week, there is a choice of exercise classes, ranging from Zumba and Boxerfit to Pilates and spinning. ASA qualified instructors run one to one swimming lessons for children, and adults can enlist the help of personal trainers to run physical assessments and create personal training programmes.

Mountain bike and electric bike hire is available in Elterwater village and is a perfect way to explore the glorious Lake District landscape. There’s a vast number of walks specially chosen by Brimstone to show guests the beauty and scenery surrounding the hotel, and you are encouraged to visit specific local attractions on foot as part of Brimstone’s involvement in Nurture Lakeland’s ‘Fresh Air is Free’ campaign.

Langdale Estate encompasses 35 acres of the stunning Lake District countryside, with a backdrop that rivals some of the most beautiful in the world. There are countless activities and places to visit no matter what the weather. Thrill seekers will love the wide range of adrenalin fuelled adventures such as canoeing on Windermere, rock climbing at the Lakeland Climbing Centre, gliding and Kankku; an exciting off road driving experience just 10 miles from the Brimstone. GoApe!

The Brimstone Rooms

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Wonderful, luxurious and relaxed

I would just like to say thankyou for the wonderful stay we have just had at The Brimstone Hotel.

It is luxurious but with a relaxed atmosphere, so you immediately feel comfortable in your surroundings.

The staff are both welcoming and approachable with a ‘nothing too much trouble’ attitude.

The Mezzanine Loft Suite suited us perfectly, with it’s cosy seating area and log fire, and fabulous bed in which I had the best sleep ever!

We visited the Spa twice, taking advantage of the exclusive use for those staying at the Brimstone early morning, which meant we virtually had the space to ourselves – heaven!

The area that the hotel sits in is beautiful, and the weather being on our side meant we were able to enjoy a stroll or two, which also included a visit to the local pubs which were both very friendly.

There is so much I could say about a stay at The Brimstone, but most importantly it would just be to recommend that everyone go and experience it personally!

Clare Judge