The Sun at Coniston is a pub, diner and four-star Inn. With an excellent location
beneath the mountain of Coniston old man, the Sun Inn overlooks the picturesque village of Coniston.
At the centre of the Sun Inn is an excellent pub with lots of character including stone walls, oak beams and a bar made from local slate. The public has a Victorian range that heats the water and adds to the traditional atmosphere.
Donald Campbell is honoured in the newly built Boat Room which shows the Sun’s association with Donald Campbell and his attempts to break the speed record on Lake Coniston.
The Sun Inn knows what makes a pub great the quality of the beer on tap of
course! And that’s why there are eight real ales on tap along with draught lager is and the usual selection of whiskeys and wines.
The food at the Sun Inn is honest and unpretentious it gives the customer great
value and taste. Being located in an amazing part of the UK for excellent natural
produce we have created a delicious menu sourced from local producers so almost everything we serve is home-made.
Food can be eaten in the pub or even in our conservatory where you can take in the view. It goes without saying we have an extensive wine list so you can choose your favourite tipple to go with your meal.
The rooms in the Sun’s four-star Inn have amazing views of the surrounding
countryside. They are advertised as coming without large flatscreen TVs or computer games at the management are sure gazing out of one of the windows will provide more than enough satisfaction for the discerning Lake District traveller.
Unlike many so-called five-star hotels, free Wi-Fi is available at the Sun Inn and the bathrooms and bedrooms are well stocked with everything you need to make you feel happy throughout your stay at the heart of the English Lake District.
This Sun Inn has been a fixture in the Coniston for over 400 years, located at the beginning of the packhorse trails to the Western Lake District. The public remains a real traditional classical Lake District Inn of outstanding quality.
With an aspect above the village of Coniston the hotel was extended around 100
years ago when the railway bought in new tourists eager to sample the delights of Lakeland. Although the railway left the village in 1963, the Sun remains with its greatrestaurant, informal atmosphere and comfortable rooms.