From the moment we stepped through the door at Brathay Lodge until we left we were made to feel very welcome by Trevor. The management team and staff were very friendly, without being over bearing, throughout our stay. The suite we had was spotlessly clean, beautifully decorated and of a great size, just what was needed for a relaxing stay. Breakfast was very good, with lots of choice of cereals, yoghurt, fruit (both fresh and dried), cheese, meats, hard boiled eggs, jams & marmalade, muffins & croissant more than enough for anybody to help themselves to and welcome change from the full english. There are a selection of DVDs to choose from and board games to if you just want to while away the time on lazy rainy days that are available from reception. The beds are very comfortable and the Jacuzzi bath is very relaxing after a day on the fells or a walk around the lakes. Good value for money and i will recommend a stay at the Brathay to anyone.