In the village of Elterwater, this traditional Lakeland inn offers real ales and home-cooked food, in the heart of the Lake District. Lake Windermere is just 3 miles away.

Each homely room at The Britannia has a TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Dating back over 400 years, The Britannia Inn has oak beams and open fires.

A varied menu of both traditional and unique dishes is available, using local produce when possible. In the evening, advance booking is recommended.

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

The Britannia Inn has been welcoming guests since 1 Jun 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

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

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Free parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose The Britannia Inn

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Rydal Water
    1.9 miles
  • Rydal Mount & Gardens
    2.5 miles
  • Tarn Hows
    4.1 miles
  • Grizedale Forest
    4.5 miles
  • Lake Windermere
    6.2 miles
  • Coniston Water
    6.3 miles
  • Hill Top
    6.3 miles
  • World of Beatrix Potter
    6.8 miles
  • Scafell Pike
    7 miles
  • Wastwater Lake
    9 miles
Top attractions
  • Cat Bells
    10.7 miles
  • Derwentwater
    10.8 miles
  • Wasdale
    10.9 miles
  • Buttermere
    11.1 miles
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Facilities of The Britannia Inn
  • Garden
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Horse riding
  • Bowling Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Luggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Wellness facilities
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Polish
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House rules The Britannia Inn takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:30 - 23:30


08:00 - 10:30


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 are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

Mastercard Visa The Britannia Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about The Britannia Inn

  • The Britannia Inn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Horse riding

  • Check-in at The Britannia Inn is from 15:30, and check-out is until 10:30.

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

  • Room options at The Britannia Inn include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • The Britannia Inn is 50 yards from the centre of Elterwater.

  • Guests staying at The Britannia Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish