We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
05/11/2017 06/11/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Red Lion Inn

    Main Street | Hawkshead, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
    Lowest prices for your stay
    05/11/2017 06/11/2017
    Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in HawksheadSee available hotels in Hawkshead
    Traveller (60)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (3)
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good33%
    • Average9%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “the pub” (65 reviews)
    “lamb stew” (4 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pets Allowed
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    All hotel details
    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Hawkshead hotels with availability
    Write a Review
    Reviews (386)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    1 - 5 of 385 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    11 people and 2 dogs arrived at lunch time on 20th Sept. we had not booked. They were more than willing to accommodate us for lunc, including offering a dog menu. The food was great, our order arrived quickly and the staff were warm and...More

    Thank Lorraine F
    Reviewed 2 September 2017

    During our stay in Hawkshead we were looking for somewhere for a light meal after all the cafes had closed. We wandered into The Red Lion and asked what they had on the menu and were told by the friendly bar staff that they would...More

    Thank Chriss502015
    Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

    Food was OK service was rubbish. Staff were consistently rude. They turn off the WiFi so they can run a pub quiz which then means their credit card machine doesn't work so i had to pay cash for a meal for 7.

    Thank Adrian L
    Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

    Amazing hospitality and good food. A warm welcome always no matter if you are calling in for a cuppa and cake because you are so wet and cold, for a cheeky afternoon drink or for a meal. The steak and ale pie is fantastic, homemade...More

    Thank 338emma
    Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

    When visiting the Lake District you must go to Hawkshead to The Red Lion for the best proper steak pie - crust all round and plenty of chunky steak mmmmmm Good ales from local breweries enjoy but you need an hour to sit sleep and...More

    Thank Allison T
    Grasmere Hotel
    797 reviews
    #1 of 14 hotels in Grasmere
    Cedar Manor Hotel and Restaurant
    1,139 reviews
    #1 of 20 hotels in Windermere
    Cragwood Country House Hotel
    1,020 reviews
    #2 of 20 hotels in Windermere
    Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
    1,403 reviews
    #3 of 20 hotels in Windermere
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$40 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Cumbria >
    • Lake District >
    • Ambleside >
    • Hawkshead
    • Also Known As
    • Red Lion Ambleside ,
    • Hawkshead Red Lion
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (60)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (53)
    Bathroom (1)
    Cragwood Country House Hotel
    1,020 reviews
    4.56 km away
    Cedar Manor Hotel and Restaurant
    1,139 reviews
    5.74 km away
    Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
    1,403 reviews
    8.00 km away
    Grasmere Hotel
    797 reviews
    9.62 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Sun Inn Restaurant
    568 reviews
    .13 km away
    Queen's Head Restaurant
    789 reviews
    .06 km away
    Poppi Red
    423 reviews
    .09 km away
    The Sun Tea Rooms
    382 reviews
    .12 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Go Ape at Grizedale Forest Cumbria
    549 reviews
    4.05 km away
    Claife Viewing Station
    82 reviews
    4.54 km away
    Adventure 21
    337 reviews
    4.56 km away
    Lake Windermere
    3,086 reviews
    4.93 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    10 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 7 answers
    Response from Mick S | Reviewed this property |
    There are not many spaces to the front (It's a general use car park with only about 10 spaces), but there is a large Car Park about 200M away (You have to pay though).
    19 November 2014|
    AnswerShow all 5 answers
    Response from RandCCheshire | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Guys, I don't think there is one in the rooms, but they are so good there, they would probably get you one on request...
    Room Tips
    "Cannot comment on the rooms as we only went for a meal."
    Read review
    "All rooms seemed to be accessed by steep stairs, so sadly unsuitable for anyone with mobility problems."
    Read review
    "not sure about wi-fi as dont use or need it on holiday"
    Read review
    "we stayed in room 9 and it was a lovely size."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing