At the Crown Inn, there's always a great range of things to see and do around us. Whether you fancy a great day out, exploring nearby walks and cycling trails or simply taking in a spot of retail therapy, there's something on our doorstep for everyone. Take a look at some of our favourites below and if we've missed anything off, let us know by contacting us!
Great reasons to stay at Crown Inn
Explore Coniston Water with Coniston Boating Centre
Whether you're a water person or a land person, Coniston Boating Centre offer a wide range of boat and bike hire so that you can make the most of this beautiful lake!
Enjoy a 15% discount on boat and bike hire when you stay at the Crown Inn- just ask reception for the code when checking in!
Conquer The Fells
Tie up your best boots and reach the summit of some of Cumbria's most iconic walks. Once you're done, we'll have a comfy bed and some great food and drink for you to look forward to!
Cycle and Snooze
Prefer two wheels to two feet? Pack your trusty bike and explore the hundreds of great trails all around us. Forgot your bike? You can also hire bikes locally too!
Stay and Play
Want to work on your par? Windermere Golf Club is a great club to play that welcomes visitors all year. Stay the night for a morning game. Don't forget to book your tee time!
Great things to do around us
Steam Yacht Gondola
Gondolas are not just for Italy. Sail an hour away on a rebuilt Victorian steam-powered yacht gondola, whilst taking in the picturesque scenery of the Coniston Fells. Depart from the Coniston Pier from April onwards.
Take on the Old Man of Coniston
Fancy a walk to the highest point of the historic county of Lancashire? Grab your walking boots and head to the Furness Fells, also known as the Old Man of Coniston. Here's a walking route that is estimated to take 3 hours, 25 minutes.
Visit the home of John Ruskin. Brantwood house is a registered museum set in a 250-acre wood estate. So you can spend a number of hours fascinating into the world of John Ruskin and exploring the grounds.
Visit Hawkshead Village
The traditional village of Hawkshead is only 3.8 miles away. Whilst you wander down the cobbled car-free streets, why not call into the Queens Head Hawkshead for a drink and a bite to eat?
With nine race days to enjoy throughout the year, Cartmel Races is a great day out for anyone visiting the Lakes! Keep your eyes peeled to their website for this year's dates and fixtures.
Coniston Copper Mines
Explore a glimpse of Coniston's past as you scout the Coniston Copper Mines. You can download a self-guided trail to discover the remains of the Coniston Coppermines. Download the guide below.
Stay the night with us
There's nothing better than settling down at the local inn after a busy day exploring the Lake District. With 12 comfy rooms, the Crown Inn is a great place to rest your head in Coniston.
Comfortable and practically designed, our en-suite accommodation is ideal for relaxing after a busy day.
Great Food and Drink
You can't climb Helvellyn on an empty stomach. Join us for delicious food and drink at the start and end of your day.