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Welcome to The Britannia Inn

Bri-tan-nia Inn noun - Lake District Inn offering traditional pub accommodation, Lake District sourced homemade pub food and real ales, plus friendly and welcoming staff. The Britannia Inn has these in abundance!

The Britannia Inn is nestled in the breathtaking Langdale Valley at the heart of the English Lake District. Pub accommodation at the Britannia Inn is comfortable and clean, with scenic views and delicious rustic seasonal pub dining, serving breakfast, lunch and supper. We have two individual bar areas for day visitors and comfortable rooms for tired travellers.

Make the most of the pub's open fire and cosy nooks during those long Lake District winter evenings, and spill out into the garden for some stunning alfresco dining under the summer sun. The Britannia Inn really is a pub for all seasons.

Pop in for a pint of real ale and a quick lunch, or stay for a few days and enjoy our outstanding Elterwater location. As a Lake District pub offering accommodation, our hospitality is second-to-none.

Our website has lots of information about the local area, activities and events, from walking in the Lakes to the Britannia Inn Beer Festival - our celebration of award winning real ales. In every direction, there are glorious rambling routes, and views and mountain bike trails to explore.

Your Lake District adventure begins here -
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From our Blog

  • Legendary Fell Runner to include The Britannia Inn en route!

    By Andrew Parker, 10 June 2018 – 0 comments
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    As you may have heard legendary fell runner Joss Naylor MBE is walking/running from Wasdale to Brathay, to fundraise for Brathay Trust. 

    Joss Naylor is one of England's most celebrated fell runners. The Cumbrian sheep farmer broke the Lake District 24 hour fell record three times in the 1970s - his 1975 record of 72 peaks, covering 100 miles and around 38,000 feet of ascent in 23hrs 11mins, stood for 13 years. At age 50, he completed the 214 peaks of the Wainwrights in seven days, one hour and 25…
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  • Great North Swim 2018

    Posted 07 June 2018
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    As you may already know, this weekend hosts the Great North Swim. Unfortunately it was cancelled last year due to poor weather, so we anticipate that this year will be well attended! Over the last decade the event has…
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  • Windermere Marathon 20/05/2018

    Posted 18 May 2018
    Voted the UK's most scenic marathon by readers of Runners World, it's bigger, better and as beautiful as ever. Finish this breathtakingly beautiful course, amidst a carnival atmosphere, in the grounds of Brathay Hall with…
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  • Great North Swim

    Posted 24 April 2017
    Since its first event in 2008, The Great Swim Series has grown into the largest open water swimming event series in the UK. With 22,000 competitors and 50,000 spectators, the series aims to challenge, engage and activate…
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