Welcome to The Wilson Arms

Dear Customers

We are pleased to announce that we will be coming back inside the bar and restaurant from Thursday 30th September 2021.

We will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays from 4th October until further notice.

At this time we will only be able to accommodate prebooked tables. To book a table please call us on 01539441237.

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.


Evening winter menu


Opening Times.

Closed Monday & Tuesday
Wednesday – Sunday 8.30am – 10.30pm

Last orders for food: 8.45pm.

Table bookings available for ten or more with a deposit of £10 per person.

The bar may close earlier when quiet, although we will let guests know if this was to happen

During quiet times (up until Easter – not including February half term)

The pub will be closing Monday evenings.

Tuesday – Thursday at 9pm with last orders at 8pm.

Friday & Saturday – last orders at 9.30pm and close at 10pm, Sunday- food until 5pm and close at 7.30pm.


Please call 015394 41237 for more information.