Why Go Anywhere? We Have Regular Events Right Here In the Comfort Of Your Chair.
Scheduled local performer to entertain you. You will find the gentle unplugged music just adds to the great atmosphere in bar, there are some wonderful performers.
Open mic night. Performers can play or sing for a free drink. So if you play an instrument or have a song please bring it to the table.
Quiz night on Wednesdays. Entry is £2 per head and the winning team gets all the prize money. This has been known to be over £50 so get your team together.
Spoken Word Night. Performers get a free drink, stories, poems, jokes all told around the log fire.
There are numerous walks which you can do straight from our doorstep, these are detailed for you by the proprietor Kate, who can also advise on other fantastic walks and fells to do in the local area. If you feel you need a guide we can put you in touch with one of these.
Otherwise an ordnance survey map and good boots are essential when venturing up the fells. Next door to the Mortal Man is Wansfell which is detailed as one of Wainwrights walks it takes you over to Ambleside and is a perfect walk for the beginner wanting a small challenge on their first visit.
Want To Go Further Afield? Try Some Of These…
Visitor attraction in the village a 5 minute walk away, step back in time into this wonderful old farm house
Go horse riding 5 minute walk away, what a lovely way to see the valley
Stroll round these lovely gardens, 15 minute walk away
Walk down to the Lake shore, 30 minutes, Adventure playground, visitors centre, take a boat round the Lake
From the boat (or via car 10 minutes) stop at Bowness for shopping or visit the charming Beatrix Potter attraction
Or from the boat you might like to look round the Lakes Aquarium
Or take a short trip in an old fashioned steam train
To see some more stunning scenery and really get a feel for what the Lake District is all about, drive (or bike) over the Kirkstone Pass and down to Ullswater. Here you can take a boat out on the lake – either an 1800 steam boat or a private motor boat
Then you could visit Aira force a lovely waterfall, a famous attraction since Victorian times
Hire bikes from Windermere Train station
Hire a car from Windermere
Other recommended places to visit in the Lake district further a field: