The Drunken Duck Inn
A great base for the active couple, suggests Sarah of this 300-year-old inn. 'Surrounded by walking country, the pub specialises in hearty British fodder, a certain requirement after a day's walking in the hills.'
Where The Drunken Duck Inn, Barngates, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0NG (015394 36347; www.drunkenduckinn.co.uk)
How much Double rooms from £95 with breakfast and afternoon tea