THE RED LION INN - LOCAL AREA

The perfect place to eat, drink, sleep and adventure.

A traditional coaching inn in the heart of Hawkshead village open daily – come and sample our Lake District hospitality! 

A tempting range of home cooked pub meals. For breakfast, lunch or a hearty evening meal – perhaps just a cup of coffee or a cuppa?

Hand pulled cask beer from local brewers, premium lagers, ciders and bottled craft beers to tempt you.

A great selection of wines and spirits from around the world to enjoy in front of one of our roaring log fires or in our sunny garden!

Our hotel boasts 8 cosy en-suite bedrooms overlooking the cobbles and crooked narrow streets of the historic village and just a stones throw away from Ambleside and the Lake District.

Wray Castle

Wray Castle

Wray Castle, in Ambleside, Cumbria, beside Lake Windermere is a National Trust place that's great to explore inside and out. Wray Castle has acres of paths, lakeshore and parkland to stroll through and enjoy.

St Mary's Church

St Mary's Church

St Mary's Church is in Ambleside, Cumbria, England. It was built in the 1850s to a design by George Gilbert Scott in Gothic Revival style. The building is Grade II* listed. Notable features include its stone spire, which is a local landmark and an unusual feature in Lake District churches.

Beatrix Potter Gallery

Beatrix Potter Gallery

Visit the Beatrix Potter Gallery. The Lake District’s natural beauty and abundant wildlife inspired Beatrix Potter to write her much-loved stories. Come and explore this wonderful landscape where the tales are brought to life.