10 Great Bars in Windermere

10 Great Bars in Windermere

Within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cumbria’s Lake District National Park sits the area’s largest body of water, Lake Windermere. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Lake District tours, with plenty of places to relax and have a drink. Here are just 10 great bars in Windermere to visit during your travels.

The Crafty Baa

Having opened its doors in 2016, the Crafty Baa soon became a firm favourite among the locals. The building is made up of over 80% recycled and up-cycled materials, resulting in a cosy and welcoming atmosphere. Specialising in wine and cheese, along with over 100 world beers on offer.

Cuckoo Brow Inn

If you’re after a pint of local real ale then head to the Cuckoo Brow Inn. Like many bars in the Lake District they are also dog friendly, as well as offering bed & breakfast.

New Hall Inn

Owned by Robinson Brewery, the New Hall Inn is one of the great bars in Windermere. It’s a traditional British public house dating back to 1612, also known as the Hole in T’Wall.

The Masons Arms

Much more than just a great British pub, the Masons Arms provides a Lakeland Experience. As well as plenty of beers, wines and spirits, there’s a hearty selection of roast dinners and traditional meals on the menu. You can also stay on the premises or hire a nearby cottage for your holiday in the Lake District accommodation.

The Mortal Man

Situated close to the Troutbeck Valley, the Mortal Man provides wonderful scenic views across the Lakeland mountains. It is also perfectly placed for those on a walking tour of the Lake District or venturing off on a bike ride.

The Wild Boar

Looking for a quick stop for afternoon tea? Maybe you just want to share a bottle of wine in one of the oldest hotels in Windermere, then head to the Wild Boar.

The Fizzy Tarte

Somewhere else to have afternoon tea in Windermere is the Fizzy Tarte. For a change to the numerous pubs and restaurants, you can enjoy fine wine, cocktails and champagne.

Brookside Inn

This family friendly bar has plenty of events to keep you entertained from live sport to wine tasting. There’s also a weekly pub quiz, pub grub and an extensive wine list.

The Country Hut

It’s central location makes the Country Hut easy to find. Well known locally for a lovely charcuterie, with a good selection of cheeses, wines and much more.


You will find a little bit of Spain at the Bodega Bar, which can only mean two things – traditional Spanish tapas and plenty of Spanish wine!

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