The History of Lyzzick Hall

The hotel is situated on the site of an old farmhouse dating back hundreds of years. It takes its name from the ancient woodland area behind the building, which was once known as Lyzzick Wood. We believe this stems from medieval Times and the name means “light oak”.

In the mid part of the 19th Century the old home was taken over by the naturalist and cartographer Joseph Flintoft (1796-1860). He created models of the Lake District, one of which is in Keswick Museum and another in the hotel itself. He made the building into a “Gentleman’s Residence” (in common with many others, after William Wordsworth’s timely discovery of the grandeur and tranquil beauty of this special place). So it was for many years, with various occupants, all with stories to tell.

For the last 35 years Lyzzick Hall has been a hotel, but the essence of history is not lost. In 1986 it was bought by the current owners, Dorothy and Alfredo Fernandez. They have spent the following years renovating and restoring the building, keeping its great character and sympathetically adapting it to the needs of the 21st Century. They have built up an exceptional reputation and latterly have been joined by their daughter and son in law, Lucy and David Lake, who share their vision of providing first class service and food amongst a relaxing and unique setting.

 

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