Inn on the Lake

Ullswater, Lake District

Lake District

Lake View room

Lake View room

Fell View room

Lake District

Fell View room

Fell View room

Standard room

Lake View room

A quintessentially English country house hotel on Lake Ullswater, with an award-winning restaurant – includes breakfast, dinner and a cream tea

Traditional, picturesque and thoroughly English, the Inn on the Lake is an idyllic hotel set in the glorious surrounds of the Lake District. With the imposing Helvellyn mountain as a backdrop and the vast Lake Ullswater at the foot of the grounds, there's hardly a better spot in the country for a few days of crisp, clean air.

The family-run inn boasts an enormous amount of space, not least because of its own 15 acres of beautifully tended gardens. Admire the pink roses, neat hedgerows and chequered lawns, while the lake offers the chance for a spot of sailing or the perfect backdrop to a romantic walk.

Indoors, the decor is cosy and quintessentially rural England. The beautiful Orangery shows off panoramic views of the lake and mountains, and the two AA Rosette-awarded Lake View Restaurant offers delicious and accomplished British cuisine. For less formal dining, The Ramblers Bar & Candleroom offers excellent traditional pub fare.

After a wholesome day of exploring, head back and relax in the Jacuzzi and sauna, or sink into an armchair by the window overlooking the lake. Unsurprisingly, the inn has garnered a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Highlights

On the shores of Lake Ullswater and at the foot of the Helvellyn mountain range, this is one of the most picturesque locations imaginable. Long walks will take you past waterfalls, fells, woodland, valleys and, of course, the occasional olde worlde pub. At reception, you can arrange to go sailing on the lake, visit nearby Ullswater 'Steamers' or visit the local National Trust sites, like Aira Force, just two miles from the hotel. Unsurprisingly, the inn has garnered a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

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