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The Wild Boar Inn, Grill & Smokehouse

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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 5 key areas – cleanliness, hospitality, bedrooms, bathrooms and breakfast.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 487 reviews

Spacious rooms and immaculate grounds in the Lake District National Park

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At a glance

1 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms

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. Bedrooms, some with four-poster beds, vary in style and size. Leisure facilities are available close by.


  • Rooms: 34
  • Family rooms: 2
  • Ground-floor rooms: 9

Room rates

  • Child discounts available
  • Short breaks available
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Afternoon tea served
  • Dinner served
  • Last orders for evening meals: 9pm


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Other facilities: Speciality toiletries
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu


  • Other leisure facilities: Use of leisure facilities at sister hotel


  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 40
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 10
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 20


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 100

Getting here

2.5 miles south of Windermere on B5284. From Crook 3.5 miles, on right.

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M6 junction 36
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