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Dale Lodge Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • This Georgian country-house hotel is set in three acres of gardens in the village of Grasmere
  • "A classy hotel with a brilliant pub" -- Lancashire Life
  • Dine in The Lodge Restaurant or relax in the CAMRA award-winning Tweedies Bar
  • Roaring fires, comfortable furnishings & free Wi-Fi throughout

"A house full of charm and quirky style" -- Lancashire Life

Map & Directions

The hotel is a 15-minute drive from Ambleside town centre and a 25-minute drive from Windermere. It is less than one mile from the A591. Free parking is available on site. 

Rooms & Rates

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Dale Lodge Hotel is a "classy hotel with a brilliant pub", says Lancashire Life. This Georgian country-house hotel is situated in three acres of mature gardens in the village of Grasmere in the Lake District. Built in the 1820s, the property maintains many of its original features and is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle.

The village of Grasmere was home to William Wordsworth and the property is less than a 10-minute walk from the Wordsworth Trust, a living memorial set up to celebrate the poet's work. The famous Grasmere Gingerbread shop in set in Dove Cottage, the poet's former home, and is less than a 2-minute walk from the hotel.

You won't go hungry -- the hotel received a VisitEngland Gold Breakfast Award and you can choose between a candlelit dinner in the formal, yet cosy Lodge Restaurant or relax in the more laid-back Tweedies Bar. The Lodge Restaurant is in the main hotel and serves traditional dishes including fish and chips or more contemporary dishes such as pork done four ways with dauphinoise potatoes and braised red cabbage.

If you prefer a more relaxed pub environment then Tweedies Bar will be right up your street. It has an award from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and has won praise from The Daily Telegraph for being "iconic", and serving "outstanding food". If you've had a long day rambling on the fells, prop up the bar with a pint of guest ale and tuck into a hearty meal of steak and kidney pudding.

Rooms are individually designed with a traditional décor and crisp white linens. All rooms are en-suite with luxury Molton Brown products and fluffy white bath robes. Facilities include free WiFi and tea- and coffee-making facilities. Upgrade to a larger Premier or Luxury Mews Room if travelling with children. 

Click here to see our list of 101 Things to do in the Lake District.

From the press:
  • "Dale Lodge is a lovely Georgian mansion right in the middle of this famous village" -- Lancashire Life



  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Pet-friendly


  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Iron and ironing board


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Complimentary parking

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Pets: Pets allowed

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 11am

National Rating
This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 9.95 and GBP 14.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 25 per pet, per stay
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 20 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: GBP 170.00

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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