Bridge Hotel


"... Rural tranquility intentionally simple..."


Best online prices guaranteed. Online booking is available 24 hours a day 365 days a year. You can check live availability online, and book your rooms without paying commission.

“Rural tranquility, intentionally simple”

If you are looking to escape the usual distractions of everyday life whilst on holiday then look no further than the Bridge Hotel in Buttermere. Our bedrooms have no televisions, no radios, no mobile phone signal and no WiFi. In fact, nothing to distract you from our spectacular natural surroundings.Why not give yourself the chance to take in some of England’s most beautiful scenery in full HD and with 5.1 Dolby surround guaranteed.

Unplug yourself from the world, read, relax and talk to each other

“Try it, you might like it!”



Please find our prices below (for Winter rates 2018, please click here):

Please find our prices below:

ROOM TYPEBed and BreakfastDinner Bed and Breakfast

*Rates above are per person per night


ROOM TYPEBed and BreakfastDinner Bed and Breakfast
0-2 yearsFREEFREE
3-6 years£20.00£42.50
6-12 years£35.00£57.50

*Rates above are per person per night


Friday and Saturday nights are available on Dinner, Bed and Breakfast Basis only.

Single rooms are available. Double rooms may be let as singles, subject to availability, at a surcharge of 50%.

Children occupying own rooms are charged full rate.

Please see our special offers page for any deals that may apply to your enquiry.

Dogs are charged at £10.00 per night in standard Hotel rooms. Well behaved dogs on a lead are welcome in the reception area, Walkers bar and outside patio. Dogs are not permitted in the Dining Room, residents lounge or lounge bar. If your dog makes excessive noise or causes disturbance to other guests, we may politely ask you to move your dog into your car. Please note we allow only one dog per room and please be aware your pet may not to be left unattended in your room at any time.

The management reserves the right to close the dining room without notice if affected by unforeseen circumstances.

We provide packed lunches (please order the night before) and stock OS Maps for those who require them.

Please read our terms and conditions before booking.

Please note: Our dining room facilities are not suitable for children under 12 after 7.00pm. However, an early dining option is available at 6.00pm to accommodate children in the dining room if accompanied by an adult. It should be stressed that children should have concluded their meal by 7.00pm. Children’s menus are also available in the bar.

Frequently asked questions

Are you open all year?
We are open for 49 weeks of the year, and are closed from 3rd January 2017 and will re-open on the 27th January 2017. During this time we operate a limited reception service so please feel free to book online or leave us a voicemail.
Are you dog friendly?
Yes, we are! In fact, we are the only doggy friendly Hotel in Buttermere. All of our Standard rooms in the hotel, one of each type of our apartments (large and small),our Walker`s Bar and Reception area are dog friendly.
Do you serve food all day?
Yes, we do. We serve from 9:00am to 9:30pm. We serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, Cream tea, tea and coffee are available as well.
Do I need to book a table in the bar?
We apologise, but we do not take reservations in the bar area. We operate on a first come, first served basis. The Hotel Restaurant is open for bookings in the evenings from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. You can enquire via email or call the hotel any time.
What is the best way to get to you?
We recommend coming through the Cockermouth, Lorton way. Unfortunately we are unable to provide highway information other than the route we take to work. Please refer to other websites, and plan your journey ahead.
Are you family friendly?
Yes, we are. We have cots and camp beds available in the hotel or self-catering apartments. We also have high-chairs in the bar.
I made a reservation earlier, can I cancel?
Please refer to our Terms and Conditions where you can find information about our cancellation policy.
Can you accommodate late arrivals?
Yes, but please notify us in advance and access arrangements can be made
Do you have Wi-Fi?
We offer Wi-Fi in our Resident`s Lounge, Reception and bar area. Due to poor service, there is no Wi-Fi, television or mobile signal in the bedrooms. Self-Catering apartments are equipped with TV and DVD player.
Do you cater for special dietaries?
Our chefs would be delighted to look after you with your gluten free diet. We also cater for vegetarians. To ensure that we are prepared please let us know at the time of booking, or call ahead.
Is there a bus to Buttermere?
During the season (Easter until end of October) there is a bus service operating from Keswick to Buttermere. Should you need more information please download the timetable.
What can I pay with?
We accept all major credit/debit cards apart from American Express. Please note, there is a minimum spend of £10.00 in the bars.