Pubs with Rooms in the Lake District

Pubs with room accommodation

Quite a few pubs in the Lake District offer accommodation for the night, along with a hearty breakfast the following morning. And, after a long hike in the fells, what’s better than returning back to ‘home-base’ for a refreshing pint? Whilst pub accommodation generally has a reputation for being fairly basic - and there are plenty in the Lake District that offer just that - there are also a fair few that go above and beyond expectations with beautifully presented rooms and luxurious amenities.

Please note that just because a pub is dog friendly, does not necessarily mean the rooms are dog friendly. Please call ahead prior to booking to double check their policy on pets staying in rooms.

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The Wilsons Arms (Coniston)

The Wilsons Arms (Coniston)

Torver, Coniston, LA21 8BB

The Wilsons Arms has a range of high quality accommodation available. There are seven en-suite rooms at the inn that are beautifully presented with modern furnishings. There are four holiday cottages / apartments ranging from one to three bedrooms available on a self-catered basis, all furnished to a high standard. The inn also has a wash room and drying room for outdoor equipment.

The White Horse Inn (Scales)

The White Horse Inn (Scales)

Scales, Threlkeld, Nr Keswick, CA12 4SY

If you are a group seeking accommodation that is comfortable, but basic, then check out The White Horse Inn at Scales, by Blencathra. The pub offers four bunk-house style rooms in a converted stables, with each room sleeping between four and eight people. Guests have access to shared bathroom facilities, and a communal kitchen and dining area.

The Wheatsheaf Inn (Brigsteer)

The Wheatsheaf Inn (Brigsteer)

Brigsteer, Kendal, LA8 8AN

The Wheatsheaf Inn at Brigsteer has six rooms available on a bed and breakfast basis. The rooms have been completely renovated in recent years and include all standard amenities. Breakfast is included in the room rate. The inn also owns a nearby bunkhouse available on a self-catered basis accommodating up to 20 people in five bunk rooms.

The Watermill Inn & Brewery (Ings)

The Watermill Inn & Brewery (Ings)

Ings, Nr Staveley, LA8 9PY

Offering comfortable accommodation and a plethora of real ale brewed in its own on-site micro-brewery, The Watermill Inn is a delightful base for your Lake District break. Less than three miles from Windermere the inn has eight guest rooms equipped with all of the standard amenities you might expect. Food is available here throughout the day and dogs are welcome in some rooms.

Tweedies Bar & Lodge (Grasmere)

Tweedies Bar & Lodge (Grasmere)

Grasmere, , LA22 9SW

Tweedies Bar has now combined with the former Dale Lodge Hotel to become one single business known as Tweedies Bar & Lodge. There are 16 guest rooms here, all furnished in a modern style, with luxurious extra touches. There are luxury suites that offer oodles of space and access to a shared hot tub. Breakfast can be included in the room rate.

The Troutbeck Inn

The Troutbeck Inn

Troutbeck, Penrith, CA11 0SJ

The Troutbeck Inn has seven en-suite guestrooms that are filled with old world charm whilst still offering modern amenities such as televisions and WiFi. Rooms have fell views and the inn is near the foot of Blencathra, making it an ideal base for walkers. This inn also has three self-catered cottages with fully fitted kitchens that are perfect for longer breaks.

The Traveller’s Rest (Grasmere)

The Traveller’s Rest (Grasmere)

Dunmail Raise, Grasmere, LA22 9RR

The Traveller’s Rest is a great place to base yourself for a Lake District stay, being centrally located on the edge of Grasmere, with access to a number of popular walking routes, including Helvellyn. The comfortable guestrooms have en-suite bathrooms, modern amenities, and delightful fell views. A full cooked breakfast is served each morning, and other meals are available throughout the day.

Tower Bank Arms

Tower Bank Arms

Near Sawrey, , LA22 0LF

The Tower Bank Arms in Near Sawrey has just four en-suite rooms, and these book up well in advance. The inn’s proximity to Hill Top, Beatrix Potter’s former home, and its devotion to real ale and wholesome food are all drivers in its success. Rooms are simple but stylish, with all of the standard amenities, and a hearty breakfast is included.

The Three Shires Inn (Little Langdale)

The Three Shires Inn (Little Langdale)

Little Langdale, Ambleside, LA22 9NZ

The Three Shires Inn has nine beautifully presented guestrooms for overnight stays in the pretty Langdale Valley. Rooms boast of fell views and all modern amenities including WiFi. A full cooked breakfast is included in the room rate, and the inn is a great base for exploring the Langdale Valley, with numerous walking opportunities in the area.

The Woolpack Inn (Eskdale)

The Woolpack Inn (Eskdale)

Hardknott Pass, Eskdale, CA19 1TH

The Woolpack Inn is an ideal place to stay if you want to escape the crowds, located in one of the remotest parts of the Lake District. The inn has seven modern rooms, all fitted with en-suite facilities, with a choice of single, double, and twin rooms. Rooms have modern amenities including luxury toiletries, and breakfast can be included for an additional fee.

The White Lion Inn (Patterdale)

The White Lion Inn (Patterdale)

Patterdale, Penrith, CA11 0NW

The White Lion Inn has seven guestrooms available on a bed and breakfast basis. The guestrooms are small and basic, but rooms are priced accordingly and rates are considerably lower than other venues in the area. Rooms include standard amenities including a television, and breakfast is available each morning. The pub is a 20 minutes’ walk from Glenridding for the Ullswater Steamers.

The White Hart Inn (Bouth)

The White Hart Inn (Bouth)

Bouth, Ulverston, LA12 8JB

The White Hart Inn in Bouth has five bedrooms that visitors can stay in. Four are double rooms with en-suite bathrooms and the fifth room is a family room with a private, but separate bathroom. Rooms are cosy with sloped ceilings and exposed beams and include standard amenities such as televisions and a kettle. A full cooked breakfast is available in the morning.

The Wheatsheaf Inn (Lorton)

The Wheatsheaf Inn (Lorton)

Low Lorton, Cockermouth, CA13 9UW

The Wheatsheaf Inn offers a range of self-catered accommodation only. Above the inn there is a three bedroom apartment available to let which includes a fully equipped kitchen. To the back of the pub there is a campsite offering a mixture of grass and hardstanding pitches, along with a number of static caravans that can be hired for short term breaks.

The Wasdale Head Inn

The Wasdale Head Inn

Wasdale Head, , CA20 1EX

The Wasdale Head Inn has a mixture of accommodation. There is B&B style accommodation within the inn itself, self catered apartments sleeping between two and four people on the site, and a basic campsite with a toilet and shower block. The guestrooms are comfortable but basic, with a full cooked breakfast included. Campers can also purchase bacon butties in the morning.

The Wakefield Arms, Kendal

The Wakefield Arms, Kendal

Maude Street, Kendal, LA9 4QD

The Wakefield Arms in Kendal is attached to the Kendal Premier Inn. Like all other hotels in this chain, the hotel offers basic but comfortable accommodation for affordable prices. Rooms have all of the standard amenities that you might expect, including free unlimited WiFi. Guests can opt to have breakfast included in the room rate and meal deals are available.

The Talbot Bar at the Skelwith Bridge Hotel

The Talbot Bar at the Skelwith Bridge Hotel

Skelwith Bridge, Nr Ambleside, LA22 9NJ

The Talbot Bar is part of the Skelwith Bridge Hotel, located in the very heart of the Lake District. There are 28 rooms with the option to upgrade to a superior room that benefits from more space and enhanced amenities such as complimentary mineral water. Many rooms have views of the gardens and surrounding countryside, and secure cycle storage is available.

The Sun Inn (Ulverston)

The Sun Inn (Ulverston)

Market Street, Ulverston, LA12 7AY

The Sun Inn in Ulverston is a lively pub with a good number of rooms that offer comfortable and modern accommodation at a low rate. Rooms benefit from all the standard amenities such as free WiFi and televisions. This pub has a nightclub in the basement and noise from the club can be heard in the guestrooms, with ear plugs provided.

The Sun Inn (Newton Reigny)

The Sun Inn (Newton Reigny)

Newton Reigny, Penrith, CA11 0AP

The Sun Inn in Newton Reigny has a small number of guestrooms that have been recently refurbished. Most are doubles but there is one bunkroom sleeping six people with two bathrooms that is ideal for those on the coast-to-coast cycle route. Rooms are well-appointed with televisions and a hospitality tray. A full cooked breakfast is included in the rate of the room.

The Sun (Coniston)

The Sun (Coniston)

Sun Hill, Coniston, LA21 8HQ

The Sun in Coniston is a great base for walkers, being located at the start of the route up The Old Man Of Coniston. There are eight rooms here, all decorated in a modern style with all of the standard amenities included. Many offer fell views. A full cooked breakfast is available each morning and included in the room rate.

The Strickland Arms (Penrith)

The Strickland Arms (Penrith)

Great Strickland, Penrith, CA10 3DF

The Strickland Arms near Penrith lies on the C2C cycle route and specialises in accommodation for cyclists. Along with two guest rooms in the main building the pub has three log cabins, each sleeping up to six people in a mixture of double and bunkbeds. All of the accommodation is en-suite, and the pub can arrange transport for you when completing the C2C challenge.

The Station Inn (Oxenholme)

The Station Inn (Oxenholme)

Oxenholme, Kendal, LA9 7RF

The Station Inn at Oxenholme offers a reasonably priced base for exploring the southern Lake District. There are seven rooms available with breakfast included. The rooms include family accommodation and are equipped with all the standard amenities. Food is served twice a day and the inn has a good choice of real ale. The inn is just 20 minutes’ drive from Lake Windermere.

The Stan Laurel Inn (Ulverston)

The Stan Laurel Inn (Ulverston)

31 The Ellers, Ulverston, LA12 0AB

The Stan Laurel Inn in Ulverston has just three bedrooms above the pub that offer fantastic value for money. The rooms are basic, but comfortable with standard amenities included. Two rooms are en-suite, including one family room, whilst the third benefits from its own separate private bathroom. A full cooked breakfast is included in the room rate, and laundry facilities are available.

The Snooty Fox (Uldale)

The Snooty Fox (Uldale)

Uldale, , CA7 1HA

If you are looking to stay somewhere that is quiet and away from the crowds then head to the Snooty Fox in Uldale. This cosy inn has just two guestrooms, both offering plenty of space with en-suite facilities. Breakfast is provided each morning and packed lunches are available on request. The inn is close to the C2C cycle route with secure bike storage available.

The Ship Inn (Coniston)

The Ship Inn (Coniston)

Bowmanstead, Coniston, LA21 8HB

The Ship Inn is a great base for exploring the southern Lake District fells, and welcomes walkers to its accommodation. The four rooms have been recently refurbished to a high standard, with twin, double, and family rooms available. A full cooked breakfast is included in the room rate, and the pub serves food during lunch time and in the evening.

The Ship (Dovenby)

The Ship (Dovenby)

Dovenby, Cockermouth, CA13 0PN

Just a short drive from Cockermouth and around 30 minutes’ drive from Keswick, the Ship at Dovenby offers comfortable accommodation for a reasonable price. The modern and comfortable rooms have all the standard amenities including a television and en-suite shower room and this charming pub serves up delicious meals twice a day. There are just three rooms available, making this a quiet hotel.

The Strands Inn (Nether Wasdale)

The Strands Inn (Nether Wasdale)

Nether Wasdale, , CA20 1ET

If you want somewhere basic that offers some of the best walking opportunities in the Lake District then head to the Strands Inn in Nether Wasdale. The en-suite rooms are simply furnished, but there is nothing simple about the stunning scenery offered by Wastwater and the Wasdale Valley and with real ale brewed on the premises it really is a walker’s paradise.

The Screes Inn (Nether Wasdale)

The Screes Inn (Nether Wasdale)

Nether Wasdale, , CA20 1ET

The Screes Inn has eight rooms that have recently been refurbished. Rooms are booked through its sister pub, The Strands Inn, with breakfast served in The Strands. Rooms are comfortable but basic, with the location making this an ideal place for keen walkers who are simply seeking a place to rest their head at night. Many rooms have fell views.

The Sally @ Threlkeld

The Sally @ Threlkeld

Threlkeld, , CA12 4SQ

Location, location, location: The Sally at Threlkeld can certainly boast of that. Situated at the foot of Blencathra this inn is a great base for walkers wishing to explore the northern fells. The B&B accommodation here is basic but comfortable, and a full cooked breakfast will certainly fuel your ascent to the summits. A self-catered two bedroom is also available.

The Royal Oak (Keswick)

The Royal Oak (Keswick)

Main Street, Keswick, CA12 5HZ

The Royal Oak in Keswick is a fabulous place for those seeking town centre accommodation that welcomes walkers. The plush and airy rooms have trays for muddy boots, as well as a number of other special touches, including free biscuits and fresh milk for tea and coffee. A hearty breakfast is served each morning and dogs can stay in some rooms.

The Royal Oak Inn (Bowness-On-Windermere)

The Royal Oak Inn (Bowness-On-Windermere)

Brantfell Road, Bowness-On-Windermere, LA23 3EG

Offering good value for money, the Royal Oak in Bowness is a traditional inn in the heart of this popular tourist town. It has just eight rooms, and it’s worth noting that not all of them have en-suite bathrooms. All rooms are double and include toiletries, televisions, and refreshments. A cooked breakfast is included in the room rate.

The Red Lion (Hawkshead)

The Red Lion (Hawkshead)

Main Street, Hawkshead, LA22 0NS

The Red Lion’s central location in the heart of Hawkshead makes it an excellent base for exploring the area around Coniston and Windermere. There are eight en-suite rooms here, seven of which are twin / double of varying size, so do check before you book. There is one family room with a double and bunkbeds. A full cooked breakfast is included.

The Mortal Man

The Mortal Man

Troutbeck, Nr Windermere, LA23 1PL

Brilliantly located in the picturesque Troutbeck Valley between Windermere and the Kirkstone Pass, the Mortal Man is an ideal resting place for walkers. Each one of its 12 guestrooms is fitted with an en-suite bathroom so you can enjoy a hot bath after a long hike. A cooked breakfast will fuel you for the day, and a drying room is available.

The Mill Inn (Mungrisdale)

The Mill Inn (Mungrisdale)

Mungrisdale, Nr Penrith, CA11 0XR

The Mill Inn at Mungrisdale is an ideal place for walkers seeking a base with access to the fells. There are paths from the inn that lead up to the summit of Blencathra. The pub has seven rooms with en-suite facilities that are equipped with televisions and tea and coffee making facilities. Breakfast is served each morning and packed lunches can be provided.

The Masons Arms (Strawberry Bank)

The Masons Arms (Strawberry Bank)

Strawberry Bank, Cartmel Fell, Grange-Over-Sands, LA11 6NW

The Masons Arms is a cosy 16th century inn in a quiet corner of the Lake District, around three miles from Lake Windermere. The inn has five suites, two with private terraces, and two cottages sleeping 4 or 6 people with fully fitted kitchens. Breakfast is not included, but the inn has a fabulous, award winning restaurant serving delicious food.

The Manor Arms (Broughton-In-Furness)

The Manor Arms (Broughton-In-Furness)

The Square, Broughton-in-Furness, LA20 6HY

For those looking for budget accommodation in the southern Lake District, the Manor Arms is a fantastic choice. With just three en-suite rooms available guests will not feel overcrowded. The rooms are basic but comfortable with en-suite facilities and a television. A key selling point of the Manor Arms is that breakfast is brought to you in your room each morning.

The Langstrath Country Inn

The Langstrath Country Inn

Stonethwaite, Borrowdale, CA12 5XG

The Langstrath Country Inn offers guests a chance to escape from modern life. There are no televisions in the simply furnished rooms, but WiFi is available. The inn has eight en-suite rooms, charmingly presented with antique style furniture. The inn is a popular choice for accommodation with coast to coast walkers, being located on the route.

The Kirkstone Pass Inn

The Kirkstone Pass Inn

Ambleside, , LA22 9LQ

The Kirkstone Pass has a small number of en-suite guestrooms offering comfortable but basic accommodation. As Cumbria’s highest inn there is no Wifi or television signal, making this a place to get away from it all. For those on a budget the inn has a bunkhouse available for low rates, with guests needing to bring their own bedding.

The King’s Head (Thirlmere)

The King’s Head (Thirlmere)

Thirlspot, Thirlmere, Nr Keswick, CA12 4TN

The King’s Head at Thirlmere is home to seventeen en-suite rooms, all beautifully presented in a classic style that matches the 17th century origins of the building. Rooms include all of the standard amenities, and many boast of breath-taking views of the surrounding fells. A cooked breakfast is included in the room rate and guests receive discounts at the proprietor’s other establishments.

The Kings Arms (Hawkshead)

The Kings Arms (Hawkshead)

Hawkshead, , LA22 0NZ

The Kings Arms in Hawkshead offers a mixture of B&B style and self-catered accommodation. Rooms at the inn are offered on a bed and breakfast basis and include all standard amenities with family rooms available. The inn has three self-catered cottages that best suit families and those looking for longer breaks, all located within a short distance of the pub.

The Kellbank

The Kellbank

Gosforth, Seascale, CA20 1JA

The Kellbank in Gosforth is ideally located for exploring the idyllic and remote Wasdale and Eskdale valleys. It has 22 rooms available, all with en-suite facilities, free WiFi, and televisions. Breakfast is included in the room rate using produce from the owner’s farm. Dogs are permitted in some rooms and there is one family room and one fully accessible room available.

The Inn at Ravenglass

The Inn at Ravenglass

Ravenglass, , CA18 1SQ

The Inn at Ravenglass is owned by the Muncaster Estate who also operate the nearby Pennington Hotel. The pub has one, beautifully styled junior suite room that features luxurious fabrics, its own wood burning stove, and fabulous views. Breakfast is available each morning at the Pennington Hotel, which is a short stroll along the seafront.

The Herdwick Inn (Penruddock)

The Herdwick Inn (Penruddock)

Penruddock, , CA11 0QU

The Herdwick Inn is a great base for those needing easy access to the northern and eastern fells, being located just off the A66 in Penruddock, near Penrith. The inn has just five en-suite bedrooms, so you won’t feel crowded here, and many rooms have views of the fells, as well as little references to the humble Herdwick sheep.

The Greys Inn (Windermere)

The Greys Inn (Windermere)

Elleray Road, Windermere, LA23 1AG

If you are seeking low cost accommodation that simply offers a place to rest your head at night then look no further than at the Grey Walls Hotel, home to the Greys Inn. There are nine en-suite rooms here, with single, twin, double and family accommodation available, all equipped with televisions and a hospitality tray. Breakfast is included in the room rate.

The Golden Lion, Keswick

The Golden Lion, Keswick

20 Main Street, Keswick, CA12 5JD

’Budget accommodation’ and the ‘centre of Keswick’ are not two phrases that are normally found together, but the Golden Lion offers just that. The pub has three guest rooms, but only one is en-suite, with the other two sharing a separate bathroom. Rooms are furnished in a modern style and guests can receive a late breakfast each morning.

The Fox & Hounds (Ennerdale)

The Fox & Hounds (Ennerdale)

Ennerdale Bridge, Cleator, CA23 3AR

A short stroll from the coast to coast walking route, the Fox & Hounds offers cosy and comfortable guestrooms that are ideal for weary ramblers. There are just three bedrooms here, all with en-suite facilities, and a full cooked breakfast is provided each morning. The pub is just 30 minutes by foot from Ennerdale Water, and dogs are also permitted to stay.

The Farmers Arms (Ulverston)

The Farmers Arms (Ulverston)

Market Street, Ulverston, LA12 7BA

The Farmers Arms in Ulverston is a 16th century inn with a 21st century interior. The pub is owned by the Chattaway family who own several self-catered serviced apartments and cottages within the town, all within a few minutes walking distance of the pub. Immaculately presented, the accommodation is ideal for those on longer breaks and family groups.

The Engine Inn (Cark-In-Cartmel)

The Engine Inn (Cark-In-Cartmel)

Station Road, Cark-In Cartmel, Grange-Over-Sands, LA11 7NZ

There are just five en-suite rooms available at the Engine Inn at Cark-In-Cartmel. The accommodation offers great value for money, being just a twenty minute drive from Lake Windermere. The accommodation is simply but elegantly furnished and equipped with all of the standard amenities you might expect. A full cooked breakfast is included and the inn serves lunches and evening meals.

The Drunken Duck Inn (Ambleside)

The Drunken Duck Inn (Ambleside)

Barngates, Ambleside, LA22 0NG

The Drunken Duck Inn near Ambleside has thirteen uniquely styled rooms fitted with quality fixtures and furnishings. Expect roll top baths, large comfortable beds, and plush fabrics throughout. Rooms have high quality amenities and guests receive complimentary afternoon tea each day, along with a full cooked breakfast. Guests can also access the spa facilities of a nearby hotel.

The Crown Inn, Coniston

The Crown Inn, Coniston

Tilberthwaite Avenue, Coniston, LA21 8ED

The Crown Inn has 12 rooms that can be booked into on a bed and breakfast basis. Rooms are decorated to a high, modern, standard and benefit from all of the standard amenities you might require, including televisions, WiFi, and a hospitality tray. A full cooked breakfast is available each morning, along with a choice of cereals etc.

The Brown Horse (Winster)

The Brown Horse (Winster)

Near Windermere, Winster, LA23 3NR

The Brown Horse Inn at Winster is an ideal location for those who prefer to be away from the crowds. Despite being only ten minutes’ drive from Bowness-On-Windermere, the area tends to be quieter. The pub has nine comfortable guest rooms, many with period features and all include en-suite bathrooms. A full cooked breakfast is included in the room rate.

The Brown Cow Inn (Waberthwaite)

The Brown Cow Inn (Waberthwaite)

Waberthwaite, , LA19 5YJ

The Brown Cow Inn is a traditional pub with a small number of guest rooms located on the edge of the western Lake District. Ideal for exploring Eskdale and the south-western fells, the pub’s accommodation is simple but comfortable, with en-suite facilities. A cooked breakfast is included each morning and the pub serves delicious food and real ale during the day.

The Bridge Inn (Santon Bridge)

The Bridge Inn (Santon Bridge)

Santon Bridge, Holmrook, CA19 1UX

There are sixteen en-suite rooms available at the Bridge Inn at Santon Bridge. The inn’s location at the start of the Wasdale and Eskdale valleys make it an ideal base for exploring attractions in these valleys including Muncaster Castle and Scafell Pike. Rooms have all the standard amenities, with one four poster room available, and breakfast is included.

The Boot Inn (Eskdale)

The Boot Inn (Eskdale)

Boot, Eskdale, CA19 1TG

The Boot Inn in Eskdale has seven guest rooms available on a bed and breakfast basis. The rural and idyllic location makes this inn the perfect place to escape from the stresses of modern life. There are no televisions in the rooms and the WiFi speed is limited. However, you will find comfortable surroundings and a hearty cooked breakfast.

The Albert (Bowness-On-Windermere)

The Albert (Bowness-On-Windermere)

Queens Square, Bowness-On-Windermere, LA23 3BY

The Albert is a lively pub in the centre of Bowness-On-Windermere with a small number of guest rooms. Rooms are adequately appointed with tea and coffee making facilities, televisions, and en-suite shower rooms. A full cooked breakfast is included in the room rate. There is one family room available and the pub is located next door to the World of Beatrix Potter attraction.

The Swinside Inn (Keswick)

The Swinside Inn (Keswick)

Newlands Valley, Keswick, CA12 5UE

Occupying a 16th century farmhouse, the Swinside Inn in Newlands Valley, Keswick, has six guest rooms that all afford magnificent views of the surrounding fells. Newly refurbished throughout, the inn’s rooms are equipped with modern amenities and extra special touches such as complimentary biscuits. Family accommodation is available and dogs can stay in some rooms. A full cooked breakfast is included.

The Sun Inn (Pooley Bridge)

The Sun Inn (Pooley Bridge)

Main Street, Pooley Bridge, CA10 2NN

The Sun Inn in Pooley Bridge has eight spacious guestrooms, with breakfast included in the room rate. Rooms benefit from en-suite bath or shower rooms, as well as standard amenities such as televisions, WiFi, and tea and coffee making facilities. Located close to the shore of Ullswater, the inn is an excellent base for those wishing to walk the Ullswater Way.

The Shepherds Arms (Ennerdale)

The Shepherds Arms (Ennerdale)

Kirkland Road, Ennerdale Bridge, Cleator, CA23 3AR

Superbly located for walkers, The Shepherds Arms at Ennerdale Bridge is just 25 minutes by foot from the shore of Ennerdale Water, and it is just off the path for the coast to coast walking route. It offers basic but comfortable accommodation, either with en-suite facilities or with individual private bathrooms. Breakfast is included and packed lunches can be provided.

The Royal Oak (Spark Bridge)

The Royal Oak (Spark Bridge)

Spark Bridge, Ulverston, LA12 8BS

Offering a great base for exploring the southern Lake District, including Grizedale Forest and Coniston Water, the Royal Oak at Spark Bridge has a small number of en-suite rooms available. There is one self-contained cottage suite for those requiring a little more space, and all rooms feature modern amenities and en-suite shower rooms, with breakfast included in the room rate.

The Royal Oak Inn (Cartmel)

The Royal Oak Inn (Cartmel)

The Square, Cartmel, LA11 6QB

Cartmel is a popular tourist destination thanks in part to its historic racecourse that holds events throughout the year. At the Royal Oak Inn in the village centre, guests can expect cosy bed and breakfast accommodation with all of the standard amenities, including WiFi and modern en-suite shower rooms. The inn is a two minute walk from the racecourse.

Royal Oak (Braithwaite)

Royal Oak (Braithwaite)

Braithwaite, Nr Keswick, CA12 5SY

There are ten rooms available to stay in at the Royal Oak in Braithwaite. Each room benefits from en-suite bathrooms and standard amenities. Dogs can stay in some rooms for a small charge. A full cooked breakfast is supplied each morning and packed lunches can be provided. Braithwaite lies at the start of the Coledale Horseshoe, a popular fell walking challenge.

Romneys (Kendal)

Romneys (Kendal)

72 Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, LA9 5HG

Romneys is a popular gastro-pub close to Kendal’s town centre. It is home to ten self-catered apartments, ranging from one bedroom to three bedrooms. There are larger “Lodges” with fully equipped kitchens and smaller “Snugs” with kitchenettes and cosy nooks and crannies. No breakfast is included but bacon rolls are available in the pub each morning if required.

The Red Lion Inn (Lowick Bridge)

The Red Lion Inn (Lowick Bridge)

Lowick Bridge, Ulverston, LA12 8EF

The Red Lion Inn at Lowick Green is a fantastic place to stay for those seeking to explore the southern Lake District and the Cumbrian peninsulas, being a short drive south of Coniston Water. The inn offers good value for money accommodation, with three rooms available, all of which are fitted with en-suite bathrooms. The bar serves up excellent pub grub and real ale.

The Queen’s Head (Tirril)

The Queen’s Head (Tirril)

Tirril, Penrith, CA10 2JF

The Queen’s Head in Tirril offers easy access to the eastern Lake District, with Ullswater being just three miles away. The pub has just seven bedrooms, ensuring a quiet stay. Rooms are equipped with all the standard amenities you might expect, and a full cooked breakfast is served each morning. Dogs can stay in the guestrooms and the pub welcomes families with children.

Queen's Head (Hawkshead)

Queen's Head (Hawkshead)

Main Street, Hawkshead, LA22 0NS

The Queen’s Head in Hawkshead is a great base for exploring the fells around Coniston and Windermere. The inn has 13 superbly appointed rooms that benefit from period features. You will find all of the modern amenities here, and luxury extras such as cheese and biscuits on arrival can be arranged. The inn serves real ale and excellent quality cuisine.

The Queen’s Head (Troutbeck)

The Queen’s Head (Troutbeck)

Town Head, Troutbeck, Windermere, LA23 1PW

The Queen’s Head at Troutbeck has ten stylish guestrooms that have been fully refurbished in recent years following a fire in 2014. Rooms are beautifully appointed with all of the standard amenities and for walkers there are additional services such as packed lunches and walking guides available. The pub is a great base for exploring the Windermere and Ullswater area.

The Punchbowl Inn (Askham)

The Punchbowl Inn (Askham)

Askham, , CA10 2PF

The Punchbowl Inn at Askham has six guest rooms available on a bed and breakfast basis. The comfortable rooms have all of the standard amenities and in the morning guests can enjoy a full cooked breakfast. Many rooms have views of the pretty village and the inn is an excellent base for exploring the eastern Lake District.

The Punch Bowl Inn (Crosthwaite)

The Punch Bowl Inn (Crosthwaite)

Crosthwaite, Lyth Valley, Kendal, LA8 8HR

The Punch Bowl Inn at Crosthwaite offers sumptuous and stylish accommodation in a cosy and charming Lakeland inn. Located between Kendal and Windermere in the Lyth Valley, the area is perfect for those who prefer low level walks. The nine rooms are offered on a B&B basis and are fitted with luxurious extras such as free-standing baths and underfloor heating.

The Pooley Bridge Inn

The Pooley Bridge Inn

Finkle Street, Pooley Bridge, CA10 2NN

Superbly located for exploring Ullswater and the eastern Lake District, the Pooley Bridge Inn offers comfortable accommodation with breakfast included. Along with all of the standard amenities several of the rooms have private balconies overlooking the village. Rooms are en-suite and family rooms are available. This lively and large pub serves food twice a day and the bar stocks real ale.

Poets Bar at the Lancrigg

Poets Bar at the Lancrigg

Lancrigg, Easedale Road, Grasmere, LA22 9QN

The Poet’s Bar is housed in The Lancrigg, a beautiful country residence with ten individually styled rooms, many benefiting from views of the picturesque fells that surround Grasmere. Rooms have all of the standard amenities, with some benefiting from extra luxury touches such as whirlpool baths and four poster beds. The Lancrigg is also home to an upmarket restaurant.

The Pig & Whistle (Cartmel)

The Pig & Whistle (Cartmel)

Aynsome Road, Cartmel, LA11 6PL

The Pig & Whistle is a very small pub, and therefore does not offer rooms. However, it does have a recently refurbished self-catered cottage available to rent out for short term holiday lets next door. It can accommodate six people in two bedrooms and a sofabed in the lounge. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is private parking and a terrace.

Outgate Inn

Outgate Inn

Outgate, Ambleside, LA22 0NQ

The Outgate Inn has just three rooms available on a bed and breakfast basis, so it never feels crowded. There are two doubles and one twin room, all with en-suite facilities. Rooms are simply furnished and equipped with all the basics, including WiFi. The inn’s prime location between Hawkshead and Ambleside means it offers great value for money.

Old Kings Head (Broughton-In-Furness)

Old Kings Head (Broughton-In-Furness)

Broughton-in-Furness, , LA20 6HJ

The small town of Broughton-In-Furness in the southern Lake District is a fabulous base for exploring the idyllic Duddon Valley, Coniston Water, and Lake Windermere. The Old Kings Head is a recently refurbished pub that offers comfortable accommodation in the town, with all modern amenities and en-suite facilities. Breakfast is included and the pub also serves lunch and evening meals.

Old Dungeon Ghyll (Great Langdale)

Old Dungeon Ghyll (Great Langdale)

Great Langdale, Ambleside, LA22 9JY

The Old Dungeon Ghyll is a country inn that harks back to a bygone era. There are 12 guestrooms here, but only half are en-suite, with the rest having their own allocated private bathroom. There are no televisions in the rooms, but who needs them when you have fell views? A hearty breakfast is provided each morning to fuel you up the fells.

Middle Ruddings Country Inn

Middle Ruddings Country Inn

Braithwaite, Nr Keswick, CA12 5RY

Middle Ruddings Country Inn is home to 14 en-suite rooms with a good range of amenities. The inn is located in a fabulous area for fell walking aficionados with the start of many spectacular routes just a few minutes’ walk away. Children and dogs are welcome, with family rooms available. The rate includes a hearty home-cooked Cumbrian breakfast.

The Lutwidge Arms (Holmrook)

The Lutwidge Arms (Holmrook)

Holmrook, , CA19 1UH

The Lutwidge Arms is a fantastic base for those wishing to avoid the crowds and explore some of the quieter areas of the Lake District. It has 15 rooms, all with en-suite facilities, and offers a mixture of single, double, and family accommodation. Many rooms have delightful views of the fells. Dogs and children under 5 cannot be accommodated here.

The Lion and the Lamb (Gosforth)

The Lion and the Lamb (Gosforth)

The Square, Gosforth, CA20 1AL

The Lion and the Lamb in Gosforth offers pub accommodation with hotel services. The rooms have been refurbished in recent years and benefit from modern amenities including satellite TV channels. Room service is available here and breakfast is included in the room rate. The pub is close to the coast to coast cycle route, making it an ideal stopping point.

The Kirkstile Inn (Loweswater)

The Kirkstile Inn (Loweswater)

Loweswater, , CA13 0RU

The Kirkstile Inn is a fabulous place to escape from the stresses of modern life. There are 11 rooms here offering a mixture of double and family accommodation. Double rooms have no televisions, whilst WiFi and mobile signal is weak. The family accommodation includes separate rooms for children. Rooms have en-suite bathrooms and a cooked breakfast is included in the rate.

King George IV Inn (Eskdale)

King George IV Inn (Eskdale)

Eskdale Green, Eskdale, CA19 1TS

The King George IV Inn in Eskdale has just two B&B style rooms available, simply furnished with standard amenities. The inn also has three self-catered properties on the premises, all with private entrances, sleeping between 4 and 8 people in total. Two are apartments attached to the property, whilst one is a modern static caravan on the site.

The Horse & Farrier (Threlkeld)

The Horse & Farrier (Threlkeld)

Threlkeld, , CA12 4SQ

Recently refurbished throughout, the Horse & Farrier in Threlkeld combines the warmth of a pub welcome with the comfort of fresh, modern rooms. All rooms have en-suite bath or shower rooms and there are two suites that benefit from their own lounge areas with sofabeds. Guests can enjoy a full cooked breakfast and there is a drying room for wet walking gear.

The Hare & Hounds (Levens)

The Hare & Hounds (Levens)

Levens, Kendal, LA8 8PN

The Hare & Hounds offers five lovely letting rooms, each with their own character and are named after former landlords of the pub. All of the rooms are ensuite and include a fabulous breakfast each morning between 8.30-10am. If you are looking for self catering, the site offers the Barn Annexe, which has its own parking space, a lounge and a kitchen. This is currently the only space that allows furry friends, as well.

The Hare & Hounds (Bowland Bridge)

The Hare & Hounds (Bowland Bridge)

Bowland Bridge, Grange-Over-Sands, LA11 6NN

The Hare & Hounds in Bowland Bridge has a small number of rooms available on a bed and breakfast basis. Rooms are individually styled with plush, soft fabrics and delightful furnishings. All rooms are en-suite, with some benefiting from the addition of free standing roll top baths in addition to showers. A cooked breakfast is included with the rate.

The George & Dragon (Clifton)

The George & Dragon (Clifton)

Clifton, Penrith, CA10 2ER

The George & Dragon near Penrith has eleven guestrooms that are beautifully presented with furnishings and artwork owned by the Lowther family. There are single and double rooms available, as well as rooms with sofabeds for family accommodation. Rooms have en-suite bathrooms and televisions with DVD players. A champagne breakfast is served each morning for a small supplement.

The Eltermere Inn

The Eltermere Inn

Elterwater, Ambleside, LA22 9HY

The Eltermere Inn is a former country manor house and is home to 12 elegant and cosy rooms, many of which have luxurious extras, such as free-standing roll top baths. Most rooms offer delightful views of the fells and lake, and all are fitted with all of the standard amenities. Guests of the inn receive free passes to a local spa.

The Derby Arms (Witherslack)

The Derby Arms (Witherslack)

Witherslack, Grange-Over-Sands, LA11 6RH

An ideal base for those wishing to explore the southern Lake District with easy access to Newby Bridge for Windermere and Sizergh Castle near Kendal, the Derby Arms at Witherslack offers stylish accommodation within a charming and friendly pub. Rooms are packed with period charm and include modern amenities. A continental breakfast is available each morning, and packed lunches can be provided.

Cuckoo Brow Inn (Far Sawrey)

Cuckoo Brow Inn (Far Sawrey)

Far Sawrey, Ambleside, LA22 0LQ

With beautifully refurbished rooms that feature luxurious extras such as roll top baths, the Cuckoo Brow in Far Sawrey is a delightful place to escape to for a short Lake District break. Double and family rooms are available, with all modern amenities and breakfast included. Packed lunches are available on request for guests, and dogs can stay for a small charge.

The Crown Inn (Pooley Bridge)

The Crown Inn (Pooley Bridge)

1 Finkle Street, Pooley Bridge, CA10 2NW

If you like the idea of pub accommodation, but don’t want to scrimp on those luxurious touches, then check out The Crown Inn at Pooley Bridge. Fully refurbished in 2017 this inn offers 17 luxury bedrooms with special extra touches such as fresh milk and biscuits. The inn is just a short walk from Ullswater and it serves food throughout the day.

Crown & Mitre Inn (Bampton)

Crown & Mitre Inn (Bampton)

Bampton, , CA10 2QR

The Crown & Mitre offers an idyllic place to stay in an area of the Lake District that is often ignored by visiting tourists. Close to Haweswater, the pub has eight en-suite rooms that are immaculately presented, with superior rooms benefiting from fell views and comfortable armchairs. Rooms include all the standard amenities and guests are treated to a full cooked breakfast.

Coledale Inn (Braithwaite)

Coledale Inn (Braithwaite)

Braithwaite, Nr Keswick, CA12 5TN

The Coledale Inn in Braithwaite is the perfect accommodation for fell walkers, being located at the very start of some spectacular walks including the magnificent multi-peak Coledale Horseshoe. The inn’s refurbished and dog friendly rooms have all of the standard amenities and drying facilities and a packed lunch service is available. Good food and real ale is served in the bar.

The Church House Inn (Torver)

The Church House Inn (Torver)

Main Road, Torver, LA21 8AZ

The Church House Inn at Torver is a short distance from Coniston Water and an ideal base for exploring the south-western fells. The inn has six rooms available, four are doubles and two rooms sleep six with a double bed and four bunkbeds in each. A full cooked breakfast is included in the room rate. Motorhome or caravan pitches are also available here.

The Cavendish Arms (Cartmel)

The Cavendish Arms (Cartmel)

Cavendish Street, Cartmel, LA11 6QA

The Cavendish Arms has ten rooms available, each one elegantly presented with neutral tones that highlight the period features of the building. Rooms are adequately appointed with en-suite bathrooms, toiletries, WiFi, and televisions. Some rooms have sloped ceilings and three are located above the adjacent shop. A full breakfast is included and the inn is a two minute walk from Cartmel racecourse.

The Castlegate Arms (Penrith)

The Castlegate Arms (Penrith)

46 Castlegate, Penrith, CA11 7HY

The Castlegate Arms in Penrith offers budget accommodation in a newly refurbished building. The small but modern rooms offer televisions, bathrooms, and tea and coffee making facilities. Breakfast is not served at the hotel but there are several options in nearby cafés. The pub is conveniently located in Penrith town centre with parking available, and Ullswater is within a short drive.

The Brotherswater Inn (Patterdale)

The Brotherswater Inn (Patterdale)

Brotherswater, Patterdale, CA11 0NZ

Ideal for walking holidays, the Brotherswater Inn has a small number of en-suite rooms above the inn, with a mixture of double and twin accommodation. Many of the cosy rooms have fabulous views of the fells and all are equipped with standard amenities. Breakfast is included. The inn also has a campsite with various pitches for tents, caravans, and motorhomes available.

Brook House Inn (Eskdale)

Brook House Inn (Eskdale)

Boot, Eskdale, CA19 1TG

The Brook House Inn in Eskdale has eight en-suite rooms available on a bed and breakfast basis. Six rooms are doubles, whilst two offer family accommodation with one or two additional beds. The rooms are fitted with all of the standard amenities, though it’s worth noting that the WiFi can be unreliable thanks to the rural location. Breakfast is included in the room rate.

The Britannia Inn (Elterwater)

The Britannia Inn (Elterwater)

Elterwater, Ambleside, LA22 9HP

The Britannia Inn in Elterwater is a great base for a Lake District break, surrounded by spectacular scenery and a number of famous walking routes. The inn has nine double / twin bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities and modern amenities. A full cooked breakfast is included in the room rate and guests can enjoy complimentary access to a nearby spa.

The Brackenrigg Inn & Brewery

The Brackenrigg Inn & Brewery

Ullswater, Watermillock, CA11 0LP

The Brackenrigg Inn & Brewery is ideally located for those wishing to explore Ullswater, being situated between Pooley Bridge and Aira Force, with views of the lake. The inn has traditional guestrooms located in the main building, and in a converted stable block there are larger suites that sleep up to four people and have their own seating area.

Bower House Inn (Eskdale)

Bower House Inn (Eskdale)

Eskdale, , CA19 1TD

The Bower House Inn is delightful place to stay during your Lake District break. Offering easy access to West Cumbria, including Wastwater for Scafell Pike, this traditional Lakeland inn has twenty rooms, all with en-suite facilities plus one self-catered apartment sleeping up to four people. The inn offers free WiFi, and has a drying room for wet walking boots.

The Boot & Shoe Inn (Greystoke)

The Boot & Shoe Inn (Greystoke)

Greystoke, , CA11 0TP

If you are planning on cycling the C2C route or simply want a base to explore the eastern Lake District and the Eden Valley then check out the Boot & Shoe at Greystoke. The pub offers comfortable B&B style accommodation within a 16th century coaching inn. The accommodation is en-suite with televisions and free WiFi, and secure cycle storage is available.

The Black Cock Inn (Broughton-In-Furness)

The Black Cock Inn (Broughton-In-Furness)

Princes Street, Broughton-in-Furness, LA20 6HQ

A fantastic base for exploring the Lake District, with great value for money accommodation, the Black Cock Inn at Broughton-In-Furness is oozing with period charm and elegance. Each one of the five cosy rooms is packed with heritage features whilst offering modern amenities to create a comfortable place to stay. Breakfast is available each morning and the pub serves delicious food.

The Black Bull Inn (Coniston)

The Black Bull Inn (Coniston)

Yewdale Road, Coniston, LA21 8HL

The Black Bull Inn in Coniston offers bed and breakfast style accommodation with 15 rooms available. Guests can stay in rooms above the pub, or in one of the out buildings that have been converted to create guest accommodation. There are ground floor rooms available and all rooms include en-suite facilities and standard in room amenities including televisions and WiFi.

1769 @ the Inn at Grasmere

1769 @ the Inn at Grasmere

Red Lion Square, Grasmere, LA22 9SS

1769 is located next to the Inn at Grasmere and both businesses have the same owners. The Inn has 49 en-suite rooms with a mixture of single, double, twin, and family accommodation available. Rooms are appointed with all the standard amenities you might expect from a modern hotel. Some have been recently refurbished and many have fabulous views of the fells.