• 1863 Bar Bistro Rooms Hotel

  • in Pooley Bridge, Cumbria, UK
  • UK > Penrith > 1863 Bar Bistro Rooms


Write a review

Visit Britain 4 Star Silver Award and Breakfast Award.

Elm House has 7 rooms 3 x Standard Double en-suite rooms, 2 x Luxury King Size en-suite rooms, 1 x family suite with 2 bedrooms to sleep 4 and 1 x Twin room with a separate private bathroom. The house is beautifully presented throughout, perfectly located to make the most of the village amenities and just a short stroll from lake Ullswater. We have a Private car park, Free wifi in all areas and a fantastic award winning breakfasts. Built in 1863 out of local sandstone and once the village post office Elm House has been providing bed and breakfast accommodation over the last 40 years. This family-run guest house is situated just 400m from lake Ullswater, in the picturesque parish of Pooley Bridge, where you will find 3 pubs, tearooms, a post office and gift shops. The house is perfectly located for making the most of the village amenities without even having to get in to your car. Leave it on our car park, stroll into the village center, have a meal and a drink at one of the 3 pubs then wander along beside the river to the lake itself and enjoy the breathtaking scenery and tranquility of Ullswater. Whatever you decide to do with your stay here at Elm House we offer you the perfect way to start it. Our lovely breakfast room overlooking the garden and fish pond is where you can enjoy our fabulous and varied breakfast menu including classics such as hearty Cumbrian breakfast with Cumberland sausage and black pudding, vegetarian breakfast, creamy smoked salmon scrambled eggs, crispy smoked bacon with Brie or porridge served with Drambuie, all are made using some of the finest local produce and will set you up for a perfect day. Rambling of relaxing, biking or boating, whatever the reason for your stay Pooley Bridge caters for all. Here at Elm House you are assured of the perfect haven where you can relax and unwind.

Car parkingRestaurantBarRooms/Facilities for DisabledFamily Rooms

When would you like to stay at 1863 Bar Bistro Rooms?

Checkin Date Nights / Rooms Room Type
Adults / Children Child Ages
#1  #2  #3  #4 

Checking Availability...

Available rooms at 1863 Bar Bistro Rooms on for night(s).


  • Check In : 16:00
  • Check Out : 07:00
  • Policies : LateRooms: Advanced Purchase ,


General (9)

  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Non Smoking Rooms
  • Internet services
  • Soundproof-rooms
  • Packed Lunches
  • Heating
  • Wireless Lan
  • All Public and Private Spaces Non Smoking

Activities, Sport & Health (2)

  • Fishing
  • Horse-riding\Equestrian

Hospitality (2)

  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Family (1)

  • Family Rooms

Car Parking (2)

  • Car parking
  • Free Parking

Concierge (3)

  • Rooms/Facilities for Disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • WiFi Internet Access Available

* Star and diamond hotel ratings are displayed for information purposes and are supplied by the property.
Please note that the rating reflects one of the following accreditations, AA, RAC, Tourist Board and in some cases self accreditation.

Last updated: 11th September 2017


From M6 jct 40 follow A66 west towards Keswick. After 0.5 mile, at roundabout, take second left A592 Ullswater. After 4 miles turn left at the lake and travel through Pooley Bridge. Elm House is 100 yds straight ahead after The Sun Inn.


2 Single bed(s)
Photo of Twin


1 Large bed(s) (King size)
Photo of Double


1 Double bed(s)
Photo of Double


1 Extra-large double bed(s) (Super-king size)
Photo of Double


2 Single bed(s) or 1 Double bed(s)
Photo of Suite

Agent Descriptions


Set in the peaceful village of Pooley Bridge, 1863 Bar Bistro Rooms is less than 500 metres from the shores of beautiful Lake Ullswater. It boasts stylish, elegant rooms with idyllic lakeland views, free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi access. With luxurious, modern decor, each room at 1863 Bar Bistro Rooms offers a flat-screen TV with DVD player and a welcome tray with biscuits, tea, coffee and hot chocolate-making facilities. The rooms also feature a mini fridge and private bathrooms with complimentary toiletries. Guests can choose from the house's DVD selection. A full Cumbrian breakfast made from fresh, local ingredients is served in the spacious breakfast room that has views of the garden. Guests can also enjoy fresh coffee, smoked salmon, and a selection of cereals and juices. Pooley Bridge offers a number of local pubs and Granny Dowbekins Tea Rooms is less than a minute's walk from the property. Guests can enjoy boat tours of stunning Ullswater at the Ullswater Steamers, just 18 minutes' drive away. The Rheged activity centre and Penrith are a 15-minute drive away.



The property is set in the heart of Pooley Bridge, a pretty village on the shores of Ullswater.

Now 1863 is more than a bar, bistro and five elegant bedrooms we are a family affair who enjoy getting the little things just right, welcoming guests back times and again to share in a slice of Lakeland paradise.

Cancellation/Policy: Advanced Purchase

View of hotel
  • 1863 Bar Bistro Rooms

  • Elm House
    High Street
    Pooley Bridge
    CA10 2NH
  • Tel.: n/a
  • Email: n/a
  • Own site: n/a