Kirkstile Inn

“Traditional country inn surrounded by breathtaking National Park scenery” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

LOWESWATER, CUMBRIA

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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
We are presently fogging all bedrooms. We ask the guests upon arrival what/if they want us in their rooms and a tick list is provided of what services are required. Cutlery is not wrapped but we place in a pot with napkins so that only customers handle this and only brought to the table once customer is seated. We advise guests upon arrival that if they want any additional items in their rooms to come and ask i.e. hairdyers, fresh milk etc.

Our Inspector's view

This historic 16th-century inn lies in a valley surrounded by mountains. Serving great food and ale, its rustic bar and adjoining rooms prove to be a mecca for walkers. There is also a cosy restaurant offering a quieter ambience. Bedrooms retain their original character. There is a spacious family suite in an annexe, with two bedrooms, a lounge and a bathroom.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

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4 Gold Star Award: Premier Collection
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Dinner Award
Kirkstile Inn
LOWESWATER, Cumbria, CA13 0RU
Phone : 01900 85219

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 10
  • Family bedrooms: 1
  • Bedrooms ground: 2
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Babysitting service
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
Facilities
  • Wifi
  • Lounge with TV
  • Open parking
Food
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Dinner Served

About the area

Discover Cumbria

Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.

Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.

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