Welcome to The Wilson Arms


The family owned Wilson Arms country inn sits snug in the shadow of the world famous Old Man of Coniston and Dow Crag. An ideal stop off for those travelling the Cumbria Way, being one days walk from the beginning (or end depending on the direction) this charismatic Lake District Hotel is the perfect country retreat. The fantastic location means The Wilson Arms makes a superb base for exploring the Lake District. With the Coniston and Furness Fells or the beautiful Duddon Valley on your doorstep and Ambleside, Bowness-on-Windermere, Grasmere, Grizedale & Wastwater all within easy reach.

Step inside this charming Lake District Hotel to find a friendly welcome, a real log fire, open beams and a truly delightful combination of modern and traditional creating a captivatingly cosy country feel.

In partnership with the Lake District’s premier activity specialists, we can arrange a multitude of Lake District activities for you. From white water rafting, rock climbing, fishing to guided walks, archery, sailing, team building days and much, much more. All at discounted prices. Please call or email for more details.

If you’re looking for a romantic Lake District break, please get in touch for more details of our extra special “romantic” package deals.

Children are very welcome and we have rooms and dining areas reserved for those staying with pets.

Under new management, the enthusiastic and talented team at The Wilson Arms are committed to providing you, our valued customers, outstanding customer service, great value Lake District pub food, clean comfortable accommodation at an unbeatable price and an experience we hope you will want to repeat.


** Winter Special Offer **

Enjoy one of our newly refurbished rooms including breakfast for only £19.99* .

BOOK NOW. Subject to availability and OFFER ENDS 30th November 2014

*Per person per night special offer rate applies to mid-week bookings between November 2014 – February 2015. Subject to availability.

Opening Times

Open 8:30 am – 11:00 pm.

Food Served All Day.

Breakfast: 8:30 am – 11:30 am.

Lunch: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm.

Hot & Cold Snacks: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Dinner: 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm.