The Mortal Man


The Mortal Man is located beneath the enchanting fails near Windermere and Ambleside in an area called the Troutbeck Valley. It is a well-established traditional Lakeland in having been in the area since 1689 it has amazing views of the wondrous panorama that make up the central Lakeland Mountains as seen by the poets and artists who visited the area throughout the centuries.

Having recently come under new ownership the Mortal Man still inspires and charms all the visitors lucky enough to drink or stay at the inn. Being right at the heart of the lakes it makes a great base for taking a trip out on Lake Windermere or hiking up one of the nearby Fells. With many traditional villages and beautiful towns nearby the area has something for everyone.

It doesn’t matter whether you are looking for traditional Lake District food perhaps a local beer or maybe some outstanding accommodation, the Mortal Man really is that caters for all tastes. The Mortal Man even welcomes dogs and other pets to stay.

The Mortal Man used to be a small alehouse which was built by a man named Isaac Cookson. The strange name came from a sign made for the landlord by outstanding English painter named Julius Caesar Ibbotson.

After an exciting day walking in this stunning Lakeland landscape you can relax in the bar at the mortal man it offers a cosy and intermittent traditional atmosphere in which you can enjoy a quiet drink or perhaps something to eat. On a summers day you can relax in the beautiful beer garden, or if the traditional Lake District rain has set in you could sit inside the pub and enjoy the lakes atmosphere.

On a winter’s day you can enjoy the glorious log fires and enjoy Christmas in the
lakes just as travellers did hundreds of years before. In the evening you could try with the real Cumberland ale is an wide variety of malt whiskeys and a few sample the traditional pub food and prepare yourself for another day out on the Fells.

As the traditional inn with rooms the Mortal Man is an excellent place for walkers to rest their weary legs. Each room has ensuite facilities with warm towels and hot baths or showers. Each room has amazing views of the beautiful Lakeland Mountains many even the right down the Troutbeck Valley to Lake Windermere.

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