Ambleside's Gem: The Golden Rule

Ambleside’s Gem: The Golden Rule

Ambleside’s Gem: The Golden Rule

If you’re on the hunt for a pub that oozes charm, has a warm embrace, and offers a taste of the real Lake District, then you’ve struck gold – literally!

The Golden Rule Pub holds a rich history that dates back to the mid-19th century. Originally established in 1859, the pub has been a beloved watering hole for locals and visitors alike for over a century.

The name Golden Rule is one of only three pubs in the United Kingdom.

There are many stories as to where the name came from, some which are very nice stories of the’golden rule’ of not being permitted to open on a Sunday, but there is very little evidence as to any of them being true.

The Golden Rule is situated on Smithy Brow in Ambleside, which, for many cyclists, is the start of the notoriously steep climb known as ‘The Struggle’. The road is the shortest route from Ambleside to Kirkstone Pass.

Its traditional stone facade, wooden interiors, and cozy atmosphere hark back to a bygone era, making it a truly authentic experience for those seeking a taste of old-world charm.

Ambleside's Gem: The Golden Rule

It’s a place where you can unwind after a day of exploring the breathtaking scenery of the Lake District, strike up a conversation with friendly locals, and try some of the finest ales the region has to offer.

In fact, the Golden Rule is a beer lover’s paradise! They’ve got an impressive lineup of real ales on tap – some local gems and regional beauties that’ll make your taste buds do a happy dance.

Ambleside's Gem: The Golden Rule

If you are looking for a pub that embodies the true charm of the Lake District, Look no further! The Golden Rule Pub, holds the key to unlocking a century’s worth of history and warmth

So, if you find yourself strolling through Ambleside’s charming streets, be sure to make your way to The Golden Rule Pub. Step inside, experience the warmth and raise a glass to this timeless establishment that continues to be a beloved part of Ambleside’s history.

Lothlorien Holiday Cottage in Grange-over-Sands, is 45 minutes away from Ambleside by car. If you are looking for a holiday cottage with bay views and a large secure garden, enquire here.

Cheers, mates! 🍻

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