Heidi's Grasmere Lodge was originally built in the 1850’s as one of
Grasmere’s original tea rooms; in fact a coffee house and
reading room. At that time, the Manchester Corporation was
building a water supply from Thirlmere to Manchester and the
brick built pipe (almost 10ft high and still in use) was
hidden below the fell to the East of Grasmere Vale. Walk any
of the Ghylls and you will see viaducts that hide the
The original owner of Heidi's Grasmere Lodge had an idea to coax the
Irish workmen away from the Red Lion public house next door,
who in those days made and sold its own wicked brew.
Following this, the building changed to a hotel still
without the sins of drink and was known for many years as
The Temperance House.
Times have changed and Heidi's Grasmere Lodge is now fully licensed so
you can enjoy the fantastic local ales or a glass of wine as
you relax and unwind.
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