More pubs and inns in Northern Lakes, Keswick and Western Lakes

Buttermere. Bridge Hotel. ‘Unplug yourself from the world, read, relax and talk to each other, ‘ says The Bridge Hotel which has 21 bedrooms and six self-catering apartments. Buttermere and Crummock Water are just down the road.

Wasdale. Wasdale Head Inn. Overlooked by fells near the head of the valley, the inn has long been associated with walkers and climbers. Reminders of pioneering days on the peaks are all around it. Nine bedrooms in the main building, plus apartments.

Stonethwaite, Borrowdale. The Langstrath Inn. ‘It’s where the road ends and the fells begin,’ said one previous owner of the Langstrath’s enviable location. The oldest part was built in 1590, either for farm workers or those who were smelting local iron ore. 11 bedrooms. Good Pub Guide 2021. 

Also Pheasant Inn at Bassenthwaite. Brook House Inn at Boot, Eskdale, The Bower House, Eskdale, Woolpack Inn, Eskdale. The Wheatsheaf Inn at Lorton, near Cockermouth. The Strands Inn, Nether Wasdale. King’s Head Inn, near Thirlmere.

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