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The Wild Boar is a traditional Lakeland Inn set in the Gilpin Valley, part way between Kendal and Bowness-on-Windermere in the World Heritage Lake District National Park.

The Inn boasts a warm and friendly atmosphere and is popular with both locals and guests for it's Grill & Smokehouse Restaurant and it's traditional Inn ambience with cosy interiors and log fires.

The Inn takes its namesake from the local legend of Sir Richard de Gilpin, who bravely fought and killed a particularly ferocious wild boar. Today guests and visitors can enjoy the 70 acres of private woodland that adjoins the hotel with it's woodland paths meandering past a tarn and myriad wild life.  

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The Wild Boar, Crook Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3NF 

Visit the The Wild Boar and the group website for more general information on the resort.

Telephone bookings: 0333 2203 108/ General enquiries: 015394 45225

Rooms and Tariffs: from £121 per room per night, based on 2 adults sharing a twin / double room and inclusive of bed and full English breakfast

Special Offers: available currently and if a specific offer is required please contact us direct to discuss

The Grill & Smokehouse Expect character in abundance, with traditional dishes being cooked using the best local produce in The Wild Boar's modern open kitchen. Oak-beamed and cosy by candlelight, the Grill & Smokehouse embraces a passion for tradition and excellence; from head chef Miroslav Likus making full use of Lakeland’s natural larder to the regularly changing menu. 

General Enquiries 

Victoria Stott

Marketing Executive


 Phone: 015394 33773

Colin Fox

Group Marketing Manager