Welcome to Kirkstile Inn


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

Newly Refurbished Bedrooms

Stylish Bedrooms

We offer a choice of eleven tasteful bedrooms including seven in the main inn, most of which have stunning views of Mellbreak. Your next Lake District break starts here. 


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

  • New Year 2022

    Our New Year 2022 package consists of 3 nights dinner, bed and breakfast inclusive of a Gala Meal on New Years Eve and a glass of Champagne at midnight. Complimentary afternoon tea or a packed lunch will also be available each day.

    The package will apply to any 3 days including New Year’s Eve at a total cost of:

    • Four Poster or Premier room - £450 per person.
    • Double / Twin room - £425 per person.
    • Small double - £360 per person.

    Prices for single occupancy and family rooms are also available. 

    A non-refundable £100 deposit is required to secure the booking .

    We will also be taking reservations for dinner only at a cost of £65 per person.

    We don't have many romms left so don't delay! Call us on 01900 85219 to book. 

  • We're in The Guardian!

    We're in The Guardian!

    Ella Braidwood has written a fantastic article about our wonderful Lake District Inn, and surrounding walks. It is certainly worth a read! 

    The feature was printed in the 'Saturday' magazine, and can also be found online here: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2022/jul/08/a-walk-across-fells-to-a-great-pub-the-kirkstile-inn-lake-district



    The Kirkstile team were so delighted to be listed as finalists in the West Cumbria Campaign for Real Ale Pub of the Year Competition 2022.

    This aware is testament to our ongoing comittment to quality real ale, great food and excellent service provided by our wonderful staff.

    Congratulations to the other finalists and winners. 





    We've been so excited to launch our brand new gift vouchers. We redesigned them recently, and they will now come beautifully presented in a premium, bespoke envelope.

    They really do make the perfect gift.

    Available for purchase online, or give us a call on 01900 85219.

  • Winter Offer

    Winter Offer

    Our Winter Offer will run again from 1st November 2022 until 31st March 2023. You won't want to miss out on this fantastic offer!

    From just £160 per night based on a minimum of 2 nights. This includes breakfast and a dinner (allowance of up to £25 per person per night) 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