Situated in the rolling hills surrounding Esthwaite Water, the village of Hawkshead is home to The Queen’s Head Inn. This 17th Century inn has been awarded an AA 4-star rating for its varied menu, serving the finest local ingredients in a traditional country pub setting.

Each bedroom has a modern tiled bathroom and a contemporary design, some feature original beamed ceilings and a four-poster bed. The hotel features free Wi-Fi and each bedroom has an LCD TV.

The Queen’s Head serves lunches and dinners ranging from fresh steamed mussels to Cumbrian rib-eye steak. An extensive wine list and local ales are available at the bar, as well as a selection of malt whiskies.

The village of Hawkshead is within a 10-minute drive of both Coniston Water and Windermere, and within 15 minutes by car, hikers can be at the feet of the renowned central Lakeland fells.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Queens Head Inn & Restaurant has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 29 May 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

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


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4 reasons to choose Queens Head Inn & Restaurant

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
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Managed by Queens Head Inn

Company review score: 9.3Based on 6,505 reviews from 15 properties
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Company information

Guests that book direct with the hotel are provided parking permits. Reservations made through booking agencies pay for parking using the pay and display car park a two minute walk away.

Property information

The Queens Head Inn and Restaurant has been welcoming weary travellers for over 300 years. Fully re-furbished in 2012 we are now a quaint village inn that packs a punch! Come and see what all the fuss is about, you wont regret it! Breakfast is included in the rates provided. Parking is at the pay and display, a two minute walk away.

Neighbourhood information

Hawkshead is a village and civil parish in Cumbria, England, which attracts tourists to the South Lakeland area. The parish includes the hamlets of Hawkshead Hill, 1.2 miles (1.9 km) to the north west, and Outgate, a similar distance north. Hawkshead contains one primary school but no secondary school and four public houses including The Queens Head. The township of Hawkshead was originally owned by the monks of Furness Abbey; nearby Colthouse derives its name from the stables owned by the Abbey.

Languages spoken

English,Hungarian,Romanian
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Grizedale Forest
    0.1 miles
  • Hill Top
    1.9 miles
  • Tarn Hows
    2.2 miles
  • Lake Windermere
    2.5 miles
  • World of Beatrix Potter
    3.3 miles
  • Coniston Water
    3.5 miles
  • Rydal Water
    5 miles
  • Rydal Mount & Gardens
    5.2 miles
  • Lakes Aqaurium
    6.9 miles
  • Scafell Pike
    9.9 miles
Top attractions
  • Kendal Castle
    11.1 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Old Man Coniston
    3 miles
  • Lake Windermere
    5 miles
How to get to Queens Head Inn & Restaurant from Manchester Airport
    Car
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1 restaurant on site

    Queen's Head Restaurant

    Cuisine: British, Local

Facilities of Queens Head Inn & Restaurant
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Bingo Off-site Additional charge
  • Aerobics Off-site Additional charge
  • Archery Off-site Additional charge
  • Live sport events (broadcast) Off-site Additional charge
  • Live music/performance
  • Cooking class Off-site Additional charge
  • Movie nights Off-site Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy Off-site Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site Additional charge
  • Badminton equipment
  • Tennis equipment
  • Squash Off-site Additional charge
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Romanian
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Queens Head Inn & Restaurant takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 18:00

Check-out

08:30 - 10:30

Cancellation/
prepayment

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

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
£30 per child, per night
2 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
£30 per child, per night

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Queens Head Inn & Restaurant accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please not that not all rooms can accommodate an extra bed due to room size and layout.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Please inform Queens Head Inn & Restaurant in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Queens Head Inn & Restaurant

  • Room options at Queens Head Inn & Restaurant include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Twin/Double

  • Queens Head Inn & Restaurant offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Squash
    • Movie nights
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Live music/performance
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Aerobics
    • Horse riding
    • Badminton equipment
    • Archery
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Bingo
    • Tennis equipment
    • Cooking class

  • Queens Head Inn & Restaurant is 150 yards from the centre of Hawkshead.

  • Check-in at Queens Head Inn & Restaurant is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • The prices at Queens Head Inn & Restaurant may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at Queens Head Inn & Restaurant can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • Queens Head Inn & Restaurant has 1 restaurant:

    • Queen's Head Restaurant

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Queens Head Inn & Restaurant by:

    • Car 1h 30min