The Wild Boar Inn, Grill & Smokehouse
“Spacious rooms and immaculate grounds in the Lake District National Park” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Inspector's view
Steeped in history, this former coaching inn enjoys a peaceful rural location close to Windermere. Public areas include a welcoming lounge and a cosy bar where an extensive choice of wines, ales and whiskies is served. The Grill & Smokehouse features quality local and seasonal ingredients on its menus. Bedrooms, some with four-posters, vary in style and size. Leisure facilities are available close by.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 34
- Family bedrooms: 2
- Bedrooms ground: 9
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Relationship with another leisure provider
- Free TV
- DVD Player
- Direct Dial
- Open parking
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: t
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
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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