The Inn at Grasmere

Red Lion Square, Grasmere, 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.

Club Rooms are available that offer additional space with separate comfortable seating areas, as well as upgraded amenities such as complimentary bottled water and a daily newspaper. These rooms have views across the village and some benefit from small private balconies.

The Inn at Grasmere Hotel Room Accommodation

Restaurant and Bar

The hotel is home to the 1769 pub, a traditional Lake District pub where guests can enjoy a fine selection of classic pub grub. The menu features pub favourites such as steak, Cumberland sausage, and a choice of burgers. There is also a wide selection of pizzas, along with salads and sharing platters. During the daytime, sandwiches are also available.

Along with the pub’s dining room, the hotel has a number of other restaurant rooms, some offering a more formal atmosphere, but it’s worth noting that the menu is the same throughout the establishment. The pub’s traditional bar is home to an excellent choice of beverages, including locally brewed real ales.

Additional Facilities and Services

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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