Lake District Inn

Welcome to The Watermill Inn & Brewing Co.

Home to a great choice of real ales brewed on the premises, freshly cooked bar meals and quality B&B accommodation situated in the quiet village of Ings, 2 miles East of Windermere in the Lake District.

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation

Quality Lake District B&B Accommodation near Windermere

We offer a choice of 8 en-suite bedrooms including double, twin, single and family rooms. Some of our bedrooms are dog friendly.

Great Food

Freshly prepared bar meals

A varied choice of homemade bar meals including constantly changing chef's specials are served everyday from 12 noon until 9pm.

Real Ales

We offer a wide choice of real ales including many of our own

All of our beers are brewed right here on the premises in our micro brewery.

Buy our beers

You can now buy cases of our beers here on our website

Buy them online and have them delivered to your door.

Accommodation Booking:

Call us on 01539 821309 or book online » »

Quality Bedrooms

8 en-suite rooms (single, double, twin & family)

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Great Food

Bar meals are served everyday from 12 - 9pm. *

*We only closed on Christmas day.

We are open as usual from Boxing Day, normal hours. We are only taking table bookings for New Years Eve night. (see our what's on page).

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Real Ales

Ales brewed right here in our own micro brewery

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The Watermill Inn & Windermere Brewing Co. is situated in the quiet village of Ings, just 2 miles East of Windermere in the Lake District.

Our own award winning brewery is on the premises and brews excellent beers.
Positioned along a peaceful side road just off the A591 (Kendal to Windermere road), we are perfectly located for touring the Lake District by car, bicycle, foot or public transport.

We are surrounded by pleasant walks, cycle ways and of course the beautiful Lakeland fells. Ambleside, Grasmere, Keswick and Hawkshead are within easy reach.

After a day out in the fabulous Lakes relax in one of our cosy, oak beamed bars, both with log fires. Sample some of our Chef's freshly prepared food and our extensive choice of beers, wines and whiskies.

We are also dog and children friendly.

If you are visiting the "Lakes" for a break or just for a day come and find out for yourselves.

You will be most welcome.


All of our beers are brewed here on the premises in our micro brewery.

Come and relax at The Watermill Inn

Choose from as many as 11 real ales, all on traditional hand pulls. Many of the beers are brewed on site in our own award winning micro brewery, which you can see through the viewing window in our main bar area. The Watermill Inn is home to the award winning "Collie Wobbles" beer.

Our varied menu and constantly changing chef's specials are served daily from 12 noon to 9pm.

On cold Winter days you can warm up in front of our real log fires. Whilst on warm Sunny days you can relax in our beer garden.

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The Watermill Inn & Windermere Brewery, Ings, nr Staveley, Cumbria LA8 9PY

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