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The Kings Arms

Main Street, Burton-in-Kendal LA6 1LR England
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The Kings Arms is situated in the quaint Cumbrian village of Burton-in-Kendal, situated near to the outstanding natural beauty of the Lake District National Park, Yorkshire Dales and the historic city of Lancaster with easy access to the M6 motorway. Previously an old coaching inn as early as 1763, the Kings Arms is a small family run traditional tavern, offering a warm and friendly service with excellent cuisine served in our recently extended restaurant. Dinner in our candle lit dining room is an integral part of the Kings Arms experience; we believe that you, the guest, deserve food of the highest standard, prepared with the finest local ingredients and expertise. We boast 6 well-appointed, en-suite rooms, family room and doubles all furnished in a traditional style with natural warmth and welcoming charm. Here at The Kings Arms, we offer a unique opportunity to enjoy hospitality and service of the highest standard, whilst experiencing the wonders of picturesque Cumbria - the perfect setting for any break. Burton in Kendal is a short distance from The Lake District, The Yorkshire Dales and The Trough of Bowland. The hotel is a perfect base for walkers and cyclists as it is on the Lancashire Cycle way and is surrounded by bay coastal, fell and woodland walks in areas of outstanding natural beauty. Locally their are plenty of activities, such as a number of local fisheries for the angler, the Capernwray Dive Centre, Equestrian and outdoor pursuit centres for those wanting an active break and for those wanting the more leisurely break we are perfectly sited to explore the area and then come back to relax in a traditional coaching inn based in a pretty Cumbrian Village. For those passing through and needing a short stopover the Kings Arms is 5 minutes off the the M6 at Junction 35 or 36 and is an ideal stop over venue for those wishing to break long journeys up to Scotland or down South.
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minimcd wrote a review Jun. 20
Bolton, United Kingdom39 contributions26 helpful votes
After enjoying lunch al fresco and a long walk , We then enjoyed the football in the evening whilst having food. The food was very tasty and a good variety to choose from. The staff were very friendly too. We were a party of 6 friends.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Janette H wrote a review Oct. 2020
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We heard it was under new ownership and went for a drink also picking up their new menu after meeting Ian and Debra whom were very friendly also Ian is a chef with 20yrs experience in the trade. We booked for Sunday lunch of 3 courses for £11.95! Inc Sunday roast.The food was quality and the staff were friendly, polite and professional, kieron the manager and Jamie were very lovely making our Sunday day out very enjoyable and relaxed within all the present restrictive rules. The weekly menu is priced between £7.95 and £10.95 for a main meal also they do a Monday Madness offer all meals £7 Inc steak and mixed grill! We recommend you drop in and give it a try, you won't be disappointed 😁👍
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
neilbholmes wrote a review Oct. 2020
chorley24 contributions7 helpful votes
Me and my wife booked for a two day break for a rest, and really glad we did . The Kings has recently been put under new ownership . The new owner Ian and manager Keron,really made our stay. The service by Keron and his staff was excellent. The food which we stayed for both evenings, was very good, you could tell it was locally sourced . The breakfasts were plentiful and very nice. The Hotel is ideally placed for visiting places like Kirkby Lonsdale, Kendal, Windermere and many more.( which we did) The Bedroom was clean and the bed (4 poster) was very comfortable. Plenty of safe Parking available, quiet small village with a handy shop/Newsagents. We have no doubt that Ian will give this Hotel the TLC it needs. Apart from Lockdowns due, we hope and definitely will go again, sadly it may not be till next year. Even the Cleaners were really nice and chatty and very knowledgeable on the area giving us tips of where to visit.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Fiona T wrote a review Sep. 2020
Inverness, United Kingdom75 contributions18 helpful votes
We stayed as x2 couples on way down south as it wasn't too far from motorway. Little village pretty but nothing much there - small shop that shuts at 6pm + butcher. Entry into hotel is a little rough - side door, through bar. Outside of room needed a weed & tidy (see pics) Rooms - we had 2 inc the disabled room. Our room could have been cleaner (see pics) - they definitely need to add a regular clean of spider webs on beamed ceiling to their to do list! Sticker stuck to shower hand rail that had clearly just been scrunched up & left by previous occupants. Bed although very comfy moved freely over laminate floor. Room was setup as x2 singles so we pushed together & tried to link but it didn't work well as it was broken. The room is beautifully decorated & with some more attention to detail it could be fab! Particularly in Covid-19 times cleaning standards should be extremely high. It seems the locals in the bar didn't think Covid was in the area though from the comments we received! Breakfast was very good even though the waitresses were actually the housekeeping staff (they told us) - good job ladies!! 👏
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
gorsty1 wrote a review Aug. 2020
Sutton, United Kingdom33 contributions19 helpful votes
Can not fault the food it was amazing , hot and plenty of meat on the roast beef dinner and the young man who served us was very helpful and attentive, however we had barely finished our meal when we were asked to move tables as tables around us were being arranged to accommodate a party of seven, which spoiled an overall great experience
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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United KingdomEnglandCumbriaBurton-in-Kendal
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Kings Arms
Which popular attractions are close to The Kings Arms?
Nearby attractions include Leighton Hall (4.0 km), RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve (5.4 km), and Carnforth Station Heritage Centre (6.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Kings Arms?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The Kings Arms?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Kings Arms?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Kings Arms?
Conveniently located restaurants include Moochin' About Espresso Bar - Persian Kitchen, The Kingfisher Restaurant, and The Silverdale Hotel Restaurant.
Is The Kings Arms located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Burton-in-Kendal.
Are pets allowed at The Kings Arms?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The Kings Arms?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Heron Corn Mill (4.9 km), Warton Old Rectory (5.1 km), and Arnside Tower (7.1 km).