The George and Dragon is a stylish country inn with a restaurant and a bar, and offers en-suite accommodation on the edge of Cumbria's Lake District. The property has free WiFi access throughout and on-site private parking facilities free of charge.

The inn's bedrooms are individually designed, each one having either a roll top bath or a contemporary walk-in shower. Each room here will provide you with a TV and a DVD player.

Photographs, prints and archive images on the walls tell the story of the owner's family estate's unique heritage and comfy sofas, richly coloured rugs, bare wooden tables, intimate alcoves and crackling fires make it a perfect place to relax and unwind.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

George and Dragon Clifton has been welcoming guests since 9 Oct 2014.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room type
1 double bed
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • hi I'm looking for a double for the 18th of October just wondering are you doing evening meals on Mondays many thanks John Owens
    Hello John, Thank you for you email. Yes we have availability for a double room on Monday the 18th of October and we are open for dining if you should require a table. Many Thanks, Lily
    Answered on 20 September 2021
  • Do you allow dogs in lounge/bar eating area we have two small very well behaved dogs
    Hello and thank you for your enquiry. Dogs are welcome to join you in the bar area to dine. The same menu is served throughout the bar and restaurant areas. Regards Jen
    Answered on 9 February 2022
  • Do you do free cancellation? Pay when you get there
    Hello, Apologies for the late response. We require a deposit of 35% of the reservation to be paid in advance and the balance of the room and any drinks and food to be paid on check out. I hope this helps! Jen
    Answered on 9 February 2022
  • Hi - are all the rooms pet friendly and can you bring your dog to breakfast. Thanks.
    Yes, all of our rooms are pet friendly.
    Answered on 23 May 2022
  • We have a Good Hotel voucher. Do you accept them ? We have 2 dogs too and would require accommodation for 1 night 31 July leaving August 1st.
    Hello! I'm afraid that we do not accept any Good Hotel vouchers. Thank you!
    Answered on 11 June 2022
Property surroundings *
1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: British

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of George and Dragon Clifton
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

George and Dragon Clifton takes special requests - add in the next step!


16:00 - 23:30


07:30 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express George and Dragon Clifton accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management at the time of booking.

FAQs about George and Dragon Clifton

  • Guests staying at George and Dragon Clifton can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • George and Dragon Clifton offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Bicycle rental
    • Horse riding

  • Room options at George and Dragon Clifton include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double

  • Check-in at George and Dragon Clifton is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The prices at George and Dragon Clifton may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • George and Dragon Clifton is 2.7 miles from the centre of Penrith.

  • George and Dragon Clifton has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant