Welcome to Kirkstile Inn

A warm welcome awaits at our fabulous Lake District Inn, which is ideally located at the foot of Mellbreak close to Loweswater, Crummock Water, Buttermere, Ennerdale and Whinlatter Forest

Cumbrian Ales - Buy Our Beer

Buy Our Beer Online

12 x 500ml Bottles, Mini Casks, Presentation Cases
Buy our beers online via Cumbrian Ales website with delivery available within the UK.
Secure online payments with PayPal or debit/credit card.

Newly Refurbished Bedrooms

Newly Reburbished Bedrooms

We offer a choice of eleven bedrooms including seven in the main inn and all of the bedrooms have recently been refubished.


Prices & Offers

Food & Drink

Our Brewery

Food & Drink

Led by Head chef Paul Williamson, the talented kitchen team aim to provide great quality food in a relaxed environment. Coming to Kirkstile is not just for a special occasion.

Salmon Salad

Superb Lake District Location

Gift Vouchers

Gift Vouchers

Treat someone special to a gift voucher for Kirkstile Inn, and give an experience to cherish

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Latest News

  • Temporary Closure

    Temporary Closure

    Unfortunately we are now closed.

    We will assess the on-going situation and will re-open as soon as we can in accordance with government guidelines.

    If you need to contact us please telephone 01900 85219 or email [email protected] messages are checked regularly.

    Many thanks for all your support and we looking forward to welcoming you again soon.

  • Weekend offer for 11/12th December!

    Weekend offer for 11/12th December!

    We have had a number of cancellations for this weekend so why not treat yourself to dinner, bed & breakfast here at Kirkstile.

    Prices start from £152 per night based on 2 sharing a room with a two course evening meal with bed & breakfast.

    Go ahead and spoil yourself before Christmas!

    Book here on website or ring 01900 85219

  • Winter Offer

    Winter Offer

    From just £137 per night based on a minimum of 2 nights. This includes breakfast and a 2 course dinner in the bar or dining room, you can book direct on-line at www.kirkstile.com or ring us on 01900 85219. We look forward to welcoming you again at Kirkstile



    You can now book tables direct on our website.

    Please follow the link at the top of the page 

    You can of course also ring us on 01900 85219 if you prefer,

    Please not that due to restrictions we cannot reserve tables for more than 6 people.

    We look forward to seeing you all!


  • Britain's best pubs revealed in brand new AA guide

    Britain's best pubs revealed in brand new AA guide

    Britain's best pubs have been revealed in a brand new guide by the AA and Kirkstile Inn has been mentioned as follows: The Kirkstile Inn in Cockermouth, Cumbria, is set among woods, fells and lakes and has an 'authentic, traditional and well-looked feel'.
    View the article here