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Lake View Country House in Grasmere



Our boutique Country House has private access to Grasmere lake.

Enjoy a discount at Grasmere Brewery's tap room - The Good Sport pub - just a moment's walk down the lane.


How to book a table at The Good Sport

We offer dog-friendly accommodation, free parking, and are a moment’s walk from the centre of Grasmere. Stay with us for the best of the Lake District!

If you're looking for things to do, check out the "What to do" section of our menu for some ideas. As well as walking the fells, on self-guided paths ranging from easy to challenging, you could have a personally guided tour led by a highly knowledgeable local.

There are many other exciting activities to try out, including visits to Dove Cottage together with exciting contemporary exhibits about the Lake Poets, a variety of events across the county, minibus trips with entertaining and informative commentary, and opportunities to exercise your creative side in art or literature.

Add an extra day to your stay and enjoy one or more of these activities!


Winter 2023-24 closures

Lake View Country House will be closed for the following dates this coming winter:

Sunday December 10th afternoon - Friday December 15th morning

Sunday December 24th afternoon- Tuesday December 26th morning

Sunday January 7th afternoon - Thursday February 8th morning

Dog Friendly

Both our accommodation at Lake View and our pub The Good Sport are completely dog friendly, with no extra charge. We enjoy an acre of grounds and a path to Grasmere Lake. Pup paradise!

Please see our dog policy

Grasmere Lake

Path to Grasmere Lake

A private path leads to Grasmere Lake shore right from our garden. Fishing rights are included with your stay. A private and peaceful shore line awaits you - sit, swim or paddle and always enjoy our incredible bird life and amazing views.  Perfect for nature lovers and budding ornithologists!

The Good Sport pub

Tucked away in our grounds is our own Grasmere Brewery. We make all of the lager, ale and cider on sale at our pub The Good Sport. Grasmere Gin and Grasmere Vodka are our latest additions.

Walking near Grasmere

Perfect for Walking

There are literally hundreds of amazing walks directly from the guest house or a short drive or bus ride away. You can do a peak, a Wainwright, a river walk, the famous ’coffin trail’ or a perfect potter. Ask us for recommendations!

Private access to Grasmere Lake


  • Family-run - we live onsite and love to provide local recommendations.

  • We offer self check-in to help with social distancing.

  • Every room is dog-friendly! (As is The Good Sport pub, where all our food is served)

  • Plenty of free parking right on your door-step.

  • An acre of gardens and wildlife, including an active badger sett.

  • Swimming, paddle-boarding and fishing rights from the lakeshore.

  • Home of Grasmere Brewery and Distillery!

  • 10% off food & drink at The Good Sport, our fantastic gastro-pub & tap-room for Grasmere Brewery.

  • Endless walks for every ability right from the house.

  • A short stroll from Grasmere's historic sites, restaurants and shops.

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