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The Wild Boar

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Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went here for food because we were staying a couple of miles down the road. It turned out a great choice. The staff here are great, and the food is amazing. I have to say that the dark chocolate delice dessert was the best...More

Thank Tourist802965
Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 3 days ago

Dear Tourist802965 Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent visit to The Wild Boar. Delighted to read that you enjoyed your meal and we hope to welcome you back very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway

Reviewed 3 days ago

We recently stayed in a spacious ‘Classic Room’ at the back of the hotel, which was very clean and tastefully decorated. The only negative was a slight musty smell which we noticed when we first entered the room but this soon disappeared when we turned...More

Thank Emerald1717
Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 2 days ago

Dear Emerald1717 Thank you for such a positive review of your recent stay. We do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The Wild Boar Inn in the not too distant future. Best regards Matt Stanaway

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is hiden away in the hills. A nice homely feel when you first enter perfect for afternoon tea with a difference, gone the dainty sandwiches in come the burgers, goujans, pork scratchings, sausages and chips. After all of that you still have cake...More

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Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 2 days ago

Dear HPSL Thank you for a fantastic review of your recent Wild Boar 'alternative' afternoon tea! Delighted to read that you enjoyed this and I will be sure to share your comments with the team. Many thanks once again Matt Stanaway

Reviewed 5 days ago

My friend and I came here for lunch after our Clay Shoot with Michael Coates. Smoked steak burger for me and a sirloin steak for my friend. Good portion sizes and perfectly cooked for both of us. The menu is a little restricted but I...More

Thank Tom S
Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 2 days ago

Dear Tom S Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent lunch at The Wild Boar. Our all day/lunch menu is of course not quite as extensive as our evening menu as we run this alongside our popular alternative afternoon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wild boar, what beautiful setting. We went for my brother's wedding. The food was excellent, the overall ambience was great. We stayed in room 38, this at the cost of £160 for the night. It accommodated myself and husband and our two children on...More

Thank Karin W
Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 6 days ago

Dear Karin W Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. I will of course investigate your concerns relating to your bathroom with my maintenance team and address this immediately. We do use a company standard mattress in our rooms and I...More

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The Wild Boar with 33 bedrooms, grill, smokehouse and brewhouse nestles in a peaceful setting in the Gilpin Valley, Windermere close to the Lake. Benefiting from the beautiful surrounding countryside, including its own private woodland for guests to enjoy, whilst perfectly positioned to explore the rest of the great outdoors in the fabulous Lake District National Park.

Food & drink at the hotel
The Grill & Smokehouse Restaurant
607 reviews
Cuisines: British, International
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Family, Quaint, Green, Historic Hotel
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
US$148 - US$222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
the wild boar hotel crook
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictWindermere
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Jacqueline S
2 September 2018|
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29 June 2018|
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Response from nicolacollin | Reviewed this property |
Check in is from 3pm
Gaz L
8 January 2018|
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Response from elmarketing | Property representative |
Hi Gaz, We are very dog friendly! There is a £20 per night charge for up to 2 dogs in each room, just add it in the 'Extras' section when booking online.
Room Tips
"Didn't stay - just food"
6 days ago
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"Room 29 had a shallow bath with shower over, small bathroom. Parking in back car park gives easier access..."
2 weeks ago
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"not sure, never stayed"
15 Jul 2018
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"Room was good - select one from rear"
25 Jun 2018
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