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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was snowing and blowing hard, when we arrived at what I believe to be the highest pub in Britain, to a lovely open fire and pint of real ale. Stop there every time we do the kirkstone pass and always will. Nice!!

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Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove through heavy rain and fog to get to the Inn but thought it would be worth it. We arrived at about 12:30 only to find it in darkness and firmly closed we were so disappointed, we won't be going back!!!

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Thank Vivien J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been there several times coming back from walks near Keswick or Glenridding but always only stopped for a meal (which were always very good) this time decided to give it a shot and stay over. Me and my wife stayed for a couple of nights in the big four poster en-suite room which was in fact a self-contained apartment...

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Thank Blazej S
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This very welcoming pub is old, charming, comfortable, warm and everything we like in a pub. The ambience is calm and peaceful. No tv. No slot machines. We sat by the cheerful roaring fire. To us, it was the perfect pub that could at one time be found all over the UK. Loved it. The food was fresh and well...

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Thank Sue W
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

What a place to stop and watch the weather over the hills. Good bear from kirkstone brewery. Nice roaring fire to keep warm. Did not have food but it looked good. If you can try and get a seat outside

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Thank eccyram
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stayed at the Kirkstone Pass Inn Bunk room for a weekend while canoeing the Lakes. Good basic bunks with a shower, toilet and 2 basins. We arrived very late after a terrible 350 mile, 9.5 hour drive and their kept the Pub open until we had arrived and were still very welcoming. We had their cooked breakfast and an...

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Thank Nigel P
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Popped in here whilst we were wild camping near by on a wild, wet and misty night. We had already eaten (dehydrated meals) which was a great shame as the food here looked brilliant - especially the curries. So we enjoyed a few beers instead in good company, and a lovely atmosphere. So we had a few more..... The only...

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

A warm welcome awaits you on a cold October evening with a lovely open fire. I ordered the steak with all the trimmings it was superb. Alas I was driving but would have like to have tried the local ales. Friendly bar staff. Very remote location but stunning views

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Thank Alison S
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The place is haunted and room 3 has an un easy presence there. However that didn't spoil our stay because that's what myself and my wife are in to. Haunted get aways. The struggle.. I totally underestimated the struggle, it's an absolute nightmare getting there but it did add to the experience. Nice food, welcoming staff expecially the gentleman with...

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Thank tomboy316
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

If you are looking for a five star posh hotel then the Kirkstone is not for you. But.... If you are looking for somewhere to eat good food and drink good ale with a room available after a hard day on the fells then look no further. Alternatively, with Ambleside just down the "struggle" and Windermere only a boat trip...

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Additional Information about Kirkstone Pass Inn

Address: Ambleside LA22 9LQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: ₹ 4,174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Kirkstone Pass Hotel Ambleside
Kirkstone Pass Inn Ambleside, Lake District
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“We called in for lunch - did not stay the night.”
 of 5 bubbles 125SueW, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try the curries! And the Kirkstone ale!”
 of 5 bubbles simonkhowell, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Four poster room is more like a mini apartment so more room if you need it. The rests are targeted at walkers who need somewhere to rest.”
 of 5 bubbles 374stevew, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have good views -we had the room at the back with minimal views, but to be fair we were told about this when booking”
 of 5 bubbles Skyewalker1, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“bunk house is excellent especially if there are a few of you just take a sleeping bag and roll in after a few pints”
 of 5 bubbles E652NPpeterf, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
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