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Nestling between Loweswater and Crummock Water in the heart of the English Lake District, the Kirkstile Inn has been providing food and shelter for over 100 years.So why not get away from the modern world and enjoy a stress free zone? Cosy, comfortable rooms with fantastic views, great local produce turned into traditional pub food or seasonal specials. Own brewed ales, including the legendary award winning Loweswater Gold. Our local team are renowned for their warm and friendly welcome whatever the time of day . It would be a shame not to give us a try!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Always call in the kirkstile when holidaying each year but this was the first time we have had Sunday dinner. We love the oldie worldie charm, the open fire, the views, the beer garden and the exceptionally well kept ales (loweswater gold again on top form - no wonder it ran
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Came here last year and loved it so booked again. Imagine our surprise to end up with the same room but with a gorgeously refurbished bathroom! The whole atmosphere and ambience is relaxing and really enjoyable. We’ve eaten in the bar both nights and the food is superb -
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We've been coming to Loweswater for over 35 years and The Kirkstile Inn has always been a favourite stop after a days walking. However dogs are not allowed in after 6 pm which means when our group go Putin the evening we can't walk to the Kirkstile, but have to drive to the
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The Kirkstile Inn is a really splendid Lake District Inn. This is the second time we've stayed here in November and we all enjoyed it again. The bar is a really lovely cosy place to spend some time and have a few beers! Perfect. The range of real ales and quality of them again
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Response from Andrea Whigham I, Manager at Kirkstile Inn
Responded 29 Nov 2018
Dear S7882BMadrianw Thank you for your feedback - I am delighted you enjoyed your visit and happy to let you be the first to know we are in the process of finalising our bedroom refurbishment plan with a local designer and will start work in January Hope we can welcome you back next year Kind regards Andrea
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As a base for our 4 day walking holiday the Kirkstile was amazing. Every night we were spoilt for choice when it came to picking our meal. Breakfast set us up for the day. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. And the Loweswater Gold was greatly enjoyed. We will be back.
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Most of our rooms and many of our bathrooms have wonderful views
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The beautifully refurbished bathroom in our four poster room
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The lovely bathroom is in our four poster room
The Wheatsheaf at Lorton is definitely the nearest to The Kirkstile and they also have statics. Alternatively, I believe there are spaces behind The Bridge at Buttermere. Good luck with your search and enjoy.
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"The family room outside of the main inn was very quiet and spacious - definitely worth the extra."
"Room 8 is glorious with its own seating area away from the noise of the bar."
"Rooms in the main building have the best views"
"Would recommend the rooms inside the Inn as they have the best views."
"Ask for one with fell views"
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