Red Lion Inn, Hawkshead, Cumbria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 54° 22.508 W 002° 59.930
30U E 500075 N 6025260
Quick Description: The Red Lion Inn is a traditional 15th century Lakeland hotel, with oak beams and real fires. Originally a coaching inn, with stabling in adjacent yard, one of the oldest hotels in Hawkshead.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/6/2007 4:28:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM1CQ1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member NFreitas
Views: 48

Long Description:
The oak panelling and traditional fireplace in the bar have remained unchanged since the 18th century. In former times, one of the rooms on second floor was used as a court room.
Local ales and excellent food.
Name of the Hotel: Red Lion Inn

Address:
The Square Hawkshead Cumbria England LA22 9SS


Number of Rooms: 12

Height in floors: 3

Hotel Rating: VISITBRITAIN 3 DIAMOND GUEST ACCOMMODATION

Hotel since: 1/1/1600

Date Building was built: 1/1/1600

First use of building:
Always a coaching inn


Historic Hotel (Historic Building, National Monument or similar): yes

Urban Hotel (located in a village or town): yes

Mountains Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): yes

Beachs Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): yes

Historic Place nearby (Unesco or National monument/site less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): yes

Major Pilgrimage Place Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil. Consider any religion).: yes

Hotel website (if available): [Web Link]

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