The Inn at Grasmere

Red Lion Square, Grasmere, Ambleside, LA22 9SS
The Inn at Grasmere Outside

Formally known as the Best Western Grasmere Red Lion Hotel, the Inn at Grasmere is a converted coaching inn situated in the quintessential Lakeland village of Grasmere. The historical nature of the building gives the hotel an abundance of character and charm and is at the centre of the small village, enabling you to experience Lake District village life at its very best.

Every room in the hotel is furnished to a high standard with modern facilities and all have fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. Close to the famous Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum, it is also in the ideal location for those wanting to explore the fells.

Whatever time of year you come to the Inn at Grasmere, you’re guaranteed a warm and friendly welcome.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar
  • Beer Garden
  • Business Center
  • Dog Friendly
  • Gym
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wifi


The accommodation at the hotel is as you would expect of a very high standard. All rooms come with the modern facilities that you would expect, such as free Wi-Fi, TV, and coffee making facilities, as well as each having their own en-suite bathroom. Thanks to the hotel’s amazing location, each room has a spectacular view of the surrounding countryside.

Best Western Grasmere Red Lion Hotel Hotel Room

Restaurant and Bar

Those who enjoy drinking and dining have the choice of three wonderful venues at the Inn at Grasmere. The Courtyard Restaurant is the hotel’s fine dining eatery and offers guests a table d'hote menu every evening cooked by highly experienced chefs using the best in local ingredients. The Four Seasons is a more relaxed affair and is a beautiful lounge to sit back and watch the world go by whilst enjoying a drink and a snack. The Lamb Inn is the hotel’s traditional village pub that offers real ale, fine wine, and a hearty English pub menu.

Additional Facilities and Services

The hotel makes an ideal conference venue and have a variety of room suitable, the largest of which holds up to 60 people. A range of packages is available and the hotel has all of the facilities you would need from a modern business venue.

The hotel also features a well-equipped gym and spa area that features an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room, spa bath, and small gym. Guests have complimentary access to all of these facilities.


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