Welcome to The Wilson Arms

Dear Customers

We are pleased to announce that we are now open 7 days a week.

Lunch is now served from 12-2 (Monday – Thursday) (12-5pm Friday – Sunday), and Evening service from 5pm onwards unless otherwise stated.

To book a table please call us on 01539 441237.

Please note for parties larger than 8 persons we will require an advance deposit of £5 per head with meals pre-ordered ahead of the booking.

We look forward to welcoming you all soon.

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.



W have some positions available for individuals to join our team on a full or part time basis.
We are looking for:
• 𝐅𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞
• 𝐇𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐤𝐞𝐞𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬
We offer great rates of pay, travel allowance and immediate starts are available.
To apply please send your CV to enquiries@thewilsonsarms.co.uk or
call Kathy on 01229 484924 or
call 01539 441 237.
We look forward to hearing from you!