We Do The Simple Things Beautifully

Located in the heart of the English Lake District Victorian House captures the gothic romanticism of the landscape yet provides warm home-style and comfort. With a focus on exceptional service and doing the simple things beautifully we go beyond just a bed for the night. Our beautiful Victorian House is full of character offering a tranquil riverside garden, cosy individual rooms and a delicious home cooked breakfast.

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Please Note: Victorian House will be closed from Tuesday 21st December until Tuesday 28th December. 


At Victorian House all of our rooms are individually designed to showcase the beauty of the surrounding landscape and the quirks of our period building. There is a character filled space for every occasion so whether you’re escaping the city for a relaxing break or planning an adventure packed family weekend Victorian House provides the perfect base to surround yourself with beauty in one of the world’s most spectacular heritage sites.

Food and Drink

The Garden Room provides a laid-back and quiet space to entertain and relax. With beautiful unique furnishings and an equally intriguing food and drink menu. Unwind after a day of exploring with some of the best of the Lake’s artisan spirits and craft beers. 

Shepherd’s Hut

The Shepherds Hut provides a charming retreat, the perfect place to relax after a day exploring the lakes. With all of the home comforts you would expect from a boutique stay our Shepherd’s Hut does not compromise on luxury or style. Statement glass doors back onto your private seating area with riverside views, take in the beauty of the lakes throughout the seasons.


Local Area

Located in the idyllic village of Grasmere, Victorian House provides a central base to explore the delights of the Lake District. From quaint local shops, galleries and museums to action packed adventure days. Surround yourself with beauty in one of the worlds most spectacular heritage sites.

Don’t worry, you’re in the right place!

If you haven’t heard already, The Oak Bank is now Victorian House Hotel. We’ve had a bit of a makeover, but we’re still in the same beautiful location; we look forward to welcoming you soon!

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Please let us know if there’s anything else you wish to discuss or whether you require childrens beds, have any dietary requirements or need a dog friendly room.