The Brackenrigg Inn at a glance
Summary: 18th Century coaching inn, refurbished to modern standards. Excellent value food and accommodation at this Inn in a stunning location overlooking Ullswater. Ideal for Helvellyn and the Lake. Family friendly. Pets welcome in some rooms.
Address: Brackenrigg Inn, Watermillock, Cumbria, CA11 0LP
Phone: (017684) 86206
Pricing & Availability
Rooms: 17 ensuite rooms. Single, Double, Twin and Family and Lake Rooms available
Prices: from £35pppn for room & breakfast. Add dinner for £20 per night when booking in advance (£25 allowance).
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Hotel and Accommodation Summary
Rooms: 17 en suite rooms with a great range of features. Most on the first floor, some with Lake Views. Ground floor suites also available, including one with disabled facilities. Free Wi-Fi.
The Inn Bar: The Inn is chosen year after year by the AA, in their Pub Guide for "Pick of the Pubs”. We offer a well-chosen range of wines & beers to enjoy in our relaxing bar and restaurant.
Restaurant: We offer traditional, locally-sourced cuisine served in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Our sought after restaurant offers a selection of seasonal produce on high quality menus which complement the bar meals available in the Inn.
Outside: Outside seating with stunning views overlooking Ullswater and the fells
Pets: Pets are welcome in some rooms and suites for a small supplement.
Welcomes: Families, Children, Walkers, Cyclists, Pets
Other: Free Wi-Fi available throughout. Conference facilities available.
The Local Area
The Brackenrigg Inn is in a superb elevated location on the western shores of Ullswater in the Lake District. Close to Watermillock it is easily accessible from the M6 and the ideal base for enjoying the lake and the surrounding fells.
We are close to Helvellyn and the other main fells in the Eastern Lake District, including St Sunday Crag, Place Fell and Fairfield.
The Brackenrigg Inn is around 10 minutes by car from Glenridding, 15 minutes from Penrith and also 25 minutes by car from Keswick. Further afield Windermere, Grasmere and Ambleside are all within 45 minutes by car, and you can also explore the wonderful east Cumbrian coastline.
By Train: Nearest Train Station at Penrith
Other: Local Taxi Service Available - M&A Taxis
More information on The Brackenrigg Inn Ullswater
Welcome to the Brackenrigg Inn. Our 18th Century Inn is one of last few remaining traditional free houses in the Lake District, with an unrivalled setting that boasts spectacular views of elegant Ullswater. This charming Lake District retreat retains all the values of a traditional coaching Inn with quality levels you should expect from an AA 3-Star Inn. Our 17 en-suite bedrooms comprise of affordable single, double and twin rooms as well as superior rooms & suites ideal for small groups and families.
Our seasonal menu, that belies the nature of a traditional walkers' inn, offers an array of delicious locally sourced, food cooked fresh on the premises by our resident team of chefs. During the day, this is complemented by a traditional bar menu offering a tasty selection of light bites and snacks.
Our welcoming bar was been included in the AA “pick of the Pubs” guide for many years. We serve a fine selection of wines and ales, including our own Brackenrigg draft. True Cumbrian hospitality and a warm welcome contribute to the Brackenrigg Inn's hostelry image and make it one of the Lake District's best kept secrets..
Our Lake District Inn is ideal for those looking to make the most of Ullswater, whether for sailing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming or simply relaxing on the Ullswater Steamers. It is also close to many of the most popular fells in the Eastern Lake District including Helvellyn. We also welcome cyclists looking to enjoy the challenges and views of the Lakes.
The Brackenrigg is ideally located on the western shore of Ullswater near Watermillock. It is easily accessible from the M6 at Penrith and also close to the A66 and Keswick, making it the perfect base to explore this stunning part of the Lake District National Park.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Brackenrigg Inn soon.