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The Wild Boar

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Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Getting there
Leeds-Bradford Airport96 km
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just got back from a really nice stay. My company held a corporate event here and the venue and staff are excellent. We had an overnight stay Room 17 was great and the on site clay pigeon shooting was excellent too. I fully intend to...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank TheInchleys
Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 3 days ago

Dear TheInchleys Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay and I was pleased to read that you were so impressed with the Inn! We look forward to welcoming you and your family back soon (best rates always via our own site)...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Large choice on the all day menu, slightly pricey for a quick spot of lunch but sandwich option was available and it was worth the price (£7-£8 ish). Stunning interior with log burning fires throughout the venue and friendly staff.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank loisamelia1
Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 3 days ago

Dear loisamelia1 Thank you for posting a review of your visit to The Wild Boar - hope you enjoyed the shooting and look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future Best regards Matt Stanaway

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't think of enough superlatives to describe this place. We have Just had our wedding at the wild boar and can not speak highly enough of the venue and it's staff. Everything was perfect. The staff including Jeanette, Geoffrey, Emma and all the others...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank leet879
Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 3 days ago

Dear leet879 Many congratulations once again from all the team here at 'The Boar' and thank you for choosing us to host your special day! Due to the quirky nature of the Inn, we do make every effort to ensure each celebration we have the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was beautifully furnished and comfortable with the most amazing bath, which was divine to soak in. Room came with plenty of tea/coffee making facilities and extra touches to make your stay comfortable. Had meal with the restaurant which was very tasty and the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank SarahHolden
Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 3 days ago

Dear SarahHolden Many thanks for such a positive review. I will of course share your comments with the team and we hope to welcome you back very soon (I will of course also check all of our chandeliers which are of course part of our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me, my partner, puppy, mum and dad have recently stayed at the wild boar for 2 nights Saturday to Monday. We had a lovely stay with 2 rooms breakfast and evening meal! The hotel were very good with dogs on arrival they provided a dog...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Georgia P
Response from EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild BoarResponded 3 days ago

Dear Georgia P Thank you for taking the time to review your family break at The Wild Boar. Delighted to read that you all enjoyed your time with us and we do hope to welcome you back to the Inn very soon. Best regards Matt...More

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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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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
"Choose one with the big baths"
1 week ago
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"Try elsewhere"
3 weeks ago
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"Didn't stay - just food"
18 Oct 2018
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"Room 29 had a shallow bath with shower over, small bathroom. Parking in back car park gives easier access..."
7 Oct 2018
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US$136 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictWindermere
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