The Wild Boar Inn, Cumbria

The Wild Boar Inn


Crook Road, Windermere,
Cumbria, LA23 3NF
T 015394 45225 or 0333 2203 108

34 Bedrooms

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Map & Directions

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the wild board inn

Windermere Railway Station – 15 minutes
Kirby Stephen Railway Station – 50 minutes

Manchester Airport – 90 minutes
Liverpool Airport – 95 minutes
Leeds/Bradford Airport – 110 minutes

Set in the ancient beauty of the Gilpin Valley, with 72 acres of private woodland and a beautiful tarn, this traditional Inn takes its name from the local legend of Sir Richard de Gilpin who bravely fought and killed a ferocious wild boar close by.

However, its fame these days has much more to do with the warmest of welcomes and standard of service complemented by individually designed rooms and classic British menus using the best local seasonal ingredients. A highly commended wine list is complemented by a choice of over 100 of the finest international single malt whiskies and a range of traditional ales, including some now produced in our new microbrewery onsite. Guests can even have their own bottle of whisky or other spirits saved for their future visits!

Throughout the year there is always a great variety of events happening from regular whisky clubs to food smoking courses, which add an extra element to any visit.

Whether it’s the food, an exciting event, the woods and surrounding countryside, or the ambience and character of the Inn, come along and enjoy The Wild Boar next time you want to experience a great day out or a break with a difference.


Bed and Breakfast – Per room per night rates (based on two adults sharing a twin/double room):
Classic room from £102
Feature room from £144
Luxury room from £180

Dinner Bed and Breakfast – Per room per night rates (based on two adults sharing a twin/double room):
Classic room from £158
Feature room from £200
Luxury room from £236

Single Supplement

All rooms are Double / Twin. Rates shown are based on 2 people sharing.

For Single occupancy the cost of one Breakfast is deducted from the double room bed & breakfast price (plus one dinner from the equivalent double room dinner, bed and breakfast price).


£20 per Dog per Night up to 2 dogs in a room


Children aged 15 and under sharing a room with 2 full paying adults are charged a nightly supplement. Children are offered the Children’s menu when booked on a Dinner Bed and Breakfast basis.

A further charge will apply if the child orders from the main restaurant menu. Children occupying their own rooms are charged at the full adult rate.

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Recommended Local Attractions

Windermere Golf Club – 5 minutes
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction – 10 minutes
Low Wood Watersports Centre – 15 minutes
Holker Hall – 30 minutes
Go Ape! – 35 minutes
South Lakes Wild Animal Park – 40 minutes
Scafell Pike – England’s highest mountain – 80 minutes

Nearest Towns/Centres for Retail Therapy
Windermere Village – 10 minutes
Bowness Bay – 10 minutes
Kendal – 15 minutes
Keswick – 45 minutes
Carlisle – 70 minutes
All timings denote typical journey time by car, unless specified otherwise.


mulled wine

Warming Winter Wild Boar Mulled Wine

Tomahawk Beef

Award Winning Beef Served at The Wild Boar

The Wild Boar is proud to be the first restaurant in the North West to feature award winning Himalayan Salt-Aged Tomahawk Steak.


Events & Offers

A luxurious bedroom at the Wild Boar Inn

Autumn Two Night Saver at The Wild Boar

Revel in Cumbria’s glorious Lake District this autumn with this fantastic offer for a tranquil break at The Wild Boar Inn.


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