Tweedies Bar and Lodge

Red Bank Road, Ambleside, LA22 9PU
Tweedies Bar and Lodge Outside

Situated in the beautiful village of Grasmere, Tweedies Bar and Lodge (formerly known as the Dale Lodge Hotel) is quite rightly regarded by many as the village’s best hotel, its reputation growing year-on-year. Family owned and run, Tweedies features 16 individually designed bedrooms, all furnished to the highest standard, as well as four luxurious ‘mews’ style rooms.

Featuring two restaurants, foodies will the love high-class cuisine on offer, all crafted carefully by the renowned Cumbrian chef, James Goodall. Its own on-site hostelry, Tweedles Bar, is the quintessential village pub and serves a range of fine wines, real ales, and other drinks with a delicious bar menu and regular live entertainment. With all guests guaranteed the friendliest of welcomes, Tweedies is the perfect hotel to enjoy the delights of the Lake District National Park.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar
  • Beer Garden
  • Business Center
  • Dog Friendly
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Weddings
  • Wifi


The accommodation at Tweedies Bar and Lodge is of a high class. With a variety of types of room, all guests will enjoy a comfortable bed, en-suite bathroom, a flat screen digital TV, Wi-Fi, and tea and coffee making facilities. Various upgraded rooms are available including the hotel’s 'mews' style rooms that as well as the standard room facilities, feature an outdoor patio and access to a hot tub.

Dale Lodge Hotel Hotel Room

Restaurant and Bar

Guests at Tweedies have the choice for two eateries in the hotel. Firstly, there is Tweddle's Bar, a fantastic Lakeland village pub that has a hearty pub food menu, as well as treating guests to regular live music and events.

The other option is the Lodge Restaurant, which is the hotel’s fine-dining eatery where guests can enjoy a fusion of traditional Lake District fayre and contemporary European cuisine, all cooked by the renowned chef James Goodall.

Additional Facilities and Services

Thanks to its picturesque location, excellent facilities, and outstanding service, Tweedies is the perfect venue for weddings and civil ceremonies. The hotel provides couples with an access to a personal and professional wedding planning team to ensure their big day goes to plan.

Tweedies is also perfectly suited for business meetings and small conferences with the Lodge Restaurant comfortably seating up to 50 people theatre style. The hotel has all the facilities and equipment you would expect of a modern conference venue.

Guests can also enjoy complimentary use of the nearby Langdale Spa and Country Club, including a swimming pool, spa, steam room, and gym with access to a range of spa treatments.


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