On future bookings
We welcome all guests at the Inn on the Lake Hotel, Including guests with an impairment which could include mobility, sight, hearing and learning disabilities. It is recommended that you discuss your requirements with our reservations team at the time of booking to ensure the most suitable room for your requirements is allocated to you.
The Inn on the lake hotel is a four star hotel which enjoys 15 acres of grounds with lawns sweeping to the shores of Lake Ullswater. The hotel is located in the heart of Glenridding, which is a traditional Lake District village with a village shop and doctors, both of which are approximately a 5 to 10 minute walk from the hotel front door.
We have 47 bedrooms with 2 easy access bedrooms each with a wet room, one of which is a Standard no view bedroom located on the Ground floor and the second is a Fell View bedroom located on the second floor.
All the Hotel bedrooms have en-suite facilities. We do have 15 Twin bedded bedrooms and 7 rooms that have both an enclosed shower cubicles and bath. We do look forward to welcoming you to the hotel and if you have any specific question or require any assistance please do not hesitate in contacting our dedicated hotel reception on 01768 482444.
The Inn on the Lake is located in the Village of Glenridding,
Directions (postcode CA11 0PE)
By car: The hotel is only 12 miles from J40 on the M6. From the motorway, exit onto the A66 towards Keswick. At the first roundabout, (by the Rheged Discovery Centre) take the A592 towards Ullswater and then follow the shoreline of Lake Ullswater to Glenridding Village.
Alternatively you can plan your Journey via the following two route planner websites, simple enter your post code and ours and plan your Journey.
AA route planner
The nearest Train station is Penrith (PNR), which is approximately 12.9 miles away and a 30-minute drive by taxi or bus. There is a Taxi rank at the train station and a telephone point to call for a taxi if there didn’t happen to be one on the Taxi rank. There is a bus service that operates between Penrith & Glenridding. The Service is operated by stage coach and is the (508). For further information and the bus timetable we recommend you contact travel line Cumbria on 0871 200 2233 or go to www.seemorecumbria.co.uk/bybus
The main road outside the hotel has a standard tarmac pavement which follows on to our tarmac drive. This joins our Tarmac chipped car park which is then 176 steps to the hotel front door.
The Age Concern in Penrith is the nearest company that can hire specific mobility equipment, their contact number is 01768 863618 and website is www.ageuk.org.uk/carlisleandeden
There is a large car park at the hotel, there is not any designated disabled parking. However, if you contact the hotel prior to arrival we are more than happy to cordon a priority parking area near to the hotels main entrance. Guests are welcome to drop and unload luggage at the front doors before moving their vehicle to a parking space. The car park is a light gravel before joining pathing followed on by the hotel foyer and then into the main reception which is wooden limited flooring. We do have a duty porter available 24 hours a day to assist with luggage.
The Hotel boasts 47 en-suite bedrooms which are comfortable and fitted with modern amenities to a high standard and rooms are constantly being updated to ensure we offer our guests a great experience when they stay with us. We have 8 Luxury Collection Lake View Feature rooms which are the most luxurious hotel rooms in Ullswater and have been refurbished to the standard of a 5-star hotel in the Lake District. We offer travel cots and extra beds (for children) at a small extra cost.
FREE Wi-Fi / Luxury Sealy beds / Gilchrist and Soames toiletries / Bathrobes in Luxury Collection and Lake View Room / Hairdryer / Flat screen TV / Daily housekeeping / 24 hour room service / Tea and coffee biscuits and bottled water.
With fantastic views and luxurious, high quality furnishings each Luxury Collection Lake View Feature Bedroom provides the perfect place to relax and unwind. Attention to detail goes one step further in these rooms with magnificent décor, spectacular settings, impeccable service and the latest modern conveniences. 4 of these rooms have separate showers and a bath, and 4 have showers over baths.
In every Lake View room at the Inn on the Lake you will find your own perfect snapshot of Lake Ullswater. Whether a King size, double or a comfortable twin, every bed is guaranteed to be made with handpicked linens to ensure you experience the ultimate in relaxation and luxury. Some of our Lake View rooms also have private balconies from which to enjoy the spectacular views.
Enjoy being surrounded by the rugged fells of Helvellyn and Kirkstone pass from the comfort of these rooms. Each Fell View room is finished to a high standard with a seating area and bright, airy bathrooms for extra comfort. Most rooms can be either a twin or double to ensure a great night sleep.
We make sure all of our standard rooms provide our guests with a high level of comfort. Although these rooms do not have a view, you can still enjoy the hotel’s spectacular setting in the Lake View lounges, restaurant & orangery.
There are two easy access bedrooms in the hotel, these bedrooms have a wet room that are on one level with no steps or slopes in the floor, both bedrooms have an entrance door that is 78.6cm.
The height of the beds from the floor to the top of the mattress is 74cm, if you do require the bed raised above this measurement we would recommend that you brought raising blocks. There is 5cm space under the beds. There is a transfer space of at least 180/312 cm on one side of the bed.
Furniture can be easily moved of rearranged in the room if requested, all bedroom doors are marked with raised brass numbers, and Rooms are accessed by a manual key lock. Non feathered bedding is available if desired. Bedroom televisions are digital and there is an option of using both sound and subtitles.
Both room 2 & 60 are fitted with a walk in wet room, the door is approximately 85cm or 33.5ft wide and easy to open, the wet room has a floor space of 214 cm x 150cm there is a fixable shower seat available for both room 2 & 60. The Toilet height is 43cm. The wash basin height is 66cm with clear space underneath.