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The White Lion Inn

Patterdale CA11 0NW England
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#3 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Patterdale

Finding an ideal quaint inn in Patterdale does not have to be difficult. Welcome to The White Lion Inn, a nice option for travellers like you.

Guest rooms offer amenities such as a flat screen TV, and guests can go online with free wifi offered by the inn.

The property also features free breakfast to make your visit even more pleasant. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

If you like pubs, The White Lion Hotel is conveniently located near Brotherswater Inn- Lake District pub.

The White Lion Inn puts the best of Patterdale at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Free parking
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public wifi
Free breakfast
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
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Michelle Q wrote a review Yesterday
Whiston, United Kingdom147 contributions26 helpful votes
Went here for lunch after a hike to angle tarn. Good portions of food so would recommend eating here after a long hike. Reasonably priced food too! Good views of the mountain side and sheep whilst having a drink. Be careful on the way out as it goes straight onto the road.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
andy g wrote a review 25 Jul
Bicester, United Kingdom6 contributions
A really pleasant, heart warming experience. Good wholesome food, with excellent sized portions. Lovely helpful table service by a girl called Ella. Couldn’t do enough for us, a credit to this Inn. The owners went out of their way to make us feel at home. Rooms we had were clean and tidy. Lovely old building with a quirky homely character, thoughtfully created by its owners no doubt. Can’t wait to return in October. Thanks to all the team!!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: It’s a dog friendly pub, used by locals and walkers alike. If you are looking for the ritz and...
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HonestJon740 wrote a review 18 Jul
13 contributions23 helpful votes
Filthy hole. We arrived to a car park and beer garden with a caravan in it - in hindsite this may be where the staff live. The chef and his helper were smoking a cigarette on the bench on the side of the road. We were desperately hungry so ventured inside… there were flies everywhere and the place was filthy, we persevered but left without eating. The carpet and decor that are mentioned in some other reviews must exist in a different dimension as this was next level, as in environmental health level. Avoid.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Cat S wrote a review 15 Jul
1 contribution
Ashley and Andy thank you for your kindness to my niece and I when we finished a day of our coast to coast adventure at your pub. You really went above and beyond and I can’t thank you enough. Breakfast was fab too! Will definitely return next time I’m in the area x
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Stephen H wrote a review 14 Jul
2 contributions5 helpful votes
Food was really nice but that’s were it ends… The host and atmosphere was poor to say the least. This country is famous for substandard service but the White Lion goes below and beyond that chalk line. The manager/host was rude and to be frank, looks like he just can’t be bothered. Threw the greasy paper menus at us and grunted “what do you want!?” No polite conversation, no smiles, no personality. It’s not as though the establishment was busy either. It’s also probably the reason why. A truly lamentable experience… one which I’ll never repeat.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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United KingdomEnglandCumbriaLake DistrictPatterdale
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Frequently Asked Questions about The White Lion Inn
Which popular attractions are close to The White Lion Inn?
Nearby attractions include Helvellyn (3.4 miles), Hallin Fell (3.3 miles), and Aira Force Waterfall (2.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The White Lion Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The White Lion Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The White Lion Inn?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The White Lion Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Helvellyn Country Kitchen, Fellbites Cafe and Restaurant, and Kirkstone Pass Inn Bar - Restaurant.
Is The White Lion Inn located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.05 miles away from the centre of Patterdale.
Are pets allowed at The White Lion Inn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The White Lion Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Townend (8.5 miles), Castlerigg Stone Circle (8.1 miles), and Rydal Mount & Gardens (6.4 miles).
Does The White Lion Inn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.