Queen's Head, Hawkshead, Cumbria. UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 54° 22.490 W 002° 59.918
30U E 500088 N 6025227
Quick Description: The Queen's Head Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Hawkshead. Built in sixteenth century, this hotel exudes old world charm, with real fires burning for winter warmth. Always been a hotel.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/6/2007 2:34:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM1CPR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member NFreitas
Views: 46

Long Description:
Four poster and Family Rooms available. All en-suite with colour TV. A warm welcome awaits you with log fires, low oak beamed ceilings and flagstone floors with old fashioned memorabilia, including the famous Girt Clog which dates back to 1820. This footwear was made especially for a local, and when he died, it was kept next door, in a glass cabinet, in the Brown Cow inn, which is nowadays a holiday cottage. When the Brown Cow Inn closed, the clog was moved to the Queen's Head.

A selection of real ales are always available, some made locally. Although the Queen's is a Robinson's pub. Food is locally sourced and excellently prepared.

The south Cumbrian coast is only 20 kilometres away at Georgian town of Grange-over-sands.

Pub Explorer (visit link)

Some interior photos (visit link)

Tourist Board (visit link)

The Queen's Head is a Grade 2 listed building. (visit link)
Name of the Hotel: Queen's Head

Main Street, Hawkshead, Cumbria, England LA22 0NS

Number of Rooms: 14

Height in floors: 2

Hotel Rating: AA 2 star

Hotel since: 1/1/1600

Date Building was built: 1/1/1600

First use of building:
Always been a coaching inn and pub.

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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