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Garden drinking and food from April 12th
Stunning fell views and badger antics
Plenty of tables, some covered

Beers on the bar: OSB Badger Ale
Bowness Bay: Swan Blonde and Swan Black
Fell Brewery: Anvil and Tinderbox (IPA 6.3%)

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Badger Bar (Glen Rothay Hotel)

LA22 9LR

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 10.30 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 10.30 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 10.30 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 10.30 pm
Friday11.00 am - 10.30 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 10.30 pm
Sunday11.00 am - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 3, 6 - 9

About the Pub

This historical inn is popular with Rydal walkers and open-top bus riders. The fires in the panelled bar and atmospheric dining room are particularly pleasing on wet windy days and dogs are welcome. Fascinating live badgercam with real interaction for evening visitors. Unique loos built into the rock face. Good range of local ales complement the local dishes. House beer Badger Bar Ale brewed by Old School Brewery. Informative website.

This is just how a quaint old pub should be: good beer, good food, great atmosphere.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Barngates Goodhew's Dry Stout
  • Old School Badger Bar Ale

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Bowness Bay --varies--
  • Fell --varies--
  • Great Corby --varies--
  • Old School --varies--

Always local ales on up to four handpumps.

The pub's range of changing beers regularly includes the following rare beer styles:

  • Strong IPA

Fell Tinderbox 6.3% IPA.

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Badger Bar (Glen Rothay Hotel), Rydal


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Barngates, Hawkshead, Old School (O.S.B.), Ulverston.

  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Interior of Some Regional Importance

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Bar meals all day in school holidays.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Bar snacks, full local menu.

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Lovely views over Rydal Water.

  • Parking Parking

    Well-positioned by lakeside road.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Not in restaurant but rooms are dog-friendly.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation

    Luxury and standard.

  • Camping Camping Nearby on-site

    Rydal Hall within half a mile.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Board games.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area

    Large dining room for booked tables.

  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Covered shelter out of the rain.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Badger Bar (Glen Rothay Hotel)

LA22 9LR

Sat Nav Reference

54.446891, -2.983115


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Nearby Bus Routes (2m)

Stagecoach: 555; 599

Bus stop at pub.

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