The Brown Horse Inn, located in the heart of the Lake District

Set in the stunning Winster Valley and only a 5 minute drive from Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, stands the Brown Horse Inn.  An 1850’s coaching inn that offers its guests a luxurious and modern take on the rural escape.

Steeped in history the atmosphere of our charming mid 19th century former coaching inn provides the perfect setting to enjoy the lakes.

Lunch service,

Monday – Friday 12.00 – 14.30,

Saturday & Sunday  12.00 – 21.00

Dinner Service,

Monday to Sunday 18.00 – 21.00

Please note reception is open 09.00 – 17.00. The restaurant are busy during service times so they may not be able to answer your call. Please either leave a message or send an email –


The Brown Horse Inn offers a sophisticated menu with a contemporary take on traditional local fare.


Along with a selection of our own beers brewed just metres away, we also have over 100 gins to choose from.


The Brown Horse Inn offers nine quality bedrooms including four newly refurbished en-suite bedrooms.


We now offer a range of luxury self catering cottages situated in and around the Winster Valley.


The Brown Horse Inn
Nr Windermere
LA23 3NR

Tel: 015394 43443