Opening Hours

Bar: 11am - 10:30pm

Food Served: Lunch and Evening

Autumn is spectacular in the Lake District, as shown here at Rydal

Autumn is spectacular in the Lake District, as shown here at Rydal

The woods are full of bluebells in springtime.  Magnificent!

The woods are full of bluebells in springtime. Magnificent!

Jet flying overhead

Jet flying overhead

The river next to the hotel in autumn

The river next to the hotel in autumn

Winter is magnificent when it snows.  Wrap up warm...

Winter is magnificent when it snows. Wrap up warm…

News

Winter is here and the peaks are frequently covered with snow…… pop in for a pint or something to eat after a day out on the fells. Walkers and dogs more than welcome. Blazing open fires await…..

It's March!

Posted: March 10th, 2019

Its snowing! It's sunny! It's snowing again! Never a dull moment when it comes to Lakeland weather! Whatever happenes.... it's beautiful, our fires are waiting to give you a roaringly warm welcome. Pop in for a pint of locally brewed ale, a local gin or a cozy hot chocolate!

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Valentine's Day

Posted: January 30th, 2019

Romance is in the air! We have a sumptuous Valentine's menu featuring delicious sharing dishes, all served by candlelight in our romantic oak panelled dining room. Even better, we can offer you a great value stay as well: standard room plus meal for 2 just £170. Dora's room, with its 4 poster bed, is £180, and if you want to impress, then book Kentmere for £215. All food is included. Please ring to book. 015394 34500. See the menu at the bottom of the Food page

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2019

Posted: January 5th, 2019

We are open every day as usual! Food served daily between 12pm - 3pm and again 6pm - 9pm. You are welcome to just turn up but we always recommend booking a table........

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Closed Thursday Evening, 13th December

Posted: December 11th, 2018

The Badger Bar will be closed from 3pm on Thursday for the staff Christmas Party. Once a year we let the staff loose, you better watch out!

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New Year

Posted: December 2nd, 2018

There are just a few rooms left for New Year now, and only one for Christmas, so don't leave it too late. Escape the in-laws and come to the fabulous Lake District instead!

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Christmas is coming!

Posted: November 9th, 2018

Our 3 night packages are nearly full now, so don't delay if you are keen to escape the in-laws! Also, we have just a few spaces left for our non-residents Christmas Dinner on the 25th.

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Christmas is coming

Posted: September 27th, 2018

We have just released our 3 night packages for Christmas and New Year. Have a look on the Xmas page...

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badger feeding

Posted: September 18th, 2018

This is the best time of year to watch our badgers. Up to 10 come out every evening. Watch them at close quarters in the hotel grounds, or see our webcam.

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Ever-so English cream teas!

Posted: June 30th, 2018

Pop in and enjoy our NEW cream teas..... A pot of tea or real coffee served with a plain scone AND a fruit scone with butter & clotted cream, only £4.95pp Or for something a little stronger... an icy cold locally made gin....

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Hotter than Greece?

Posted: June 27th, 2018

Unbelievably its hotter in Ambleside than Greece this week! Absolutely glorious weather here in the lakes...... after a sunny day on the fells... treat yourself to a locally made Gin or a locally brewed Beer. Go on, why not!

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