Experience the Solway Coast, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
The definitive tourist guide to the Western Lake District
Whether you enjoy birdwatching, invigorating coastal walks or sampling the finest, freshest local seafood, this beautiful, coastal landscape has something to tempt you.
The Western Lake District is the perfect place for the food lover. Local produce from the hillside farms, fresh fish and seafood, Cumberland sausage, cream teas and award-winning ales mean you’ll be spoilt for choice.
We love our food and drink so much that there are even entire festivals dedicated to our Cumbrian culinary delights
Local produce from hillside farms, fresh fish, Cumberland sausage, cream teas and award-winning ales.
The Kirkstile Inn is a classic Lake District pub with first class local food, roaring log fires, oak beams and a great selection of real ale, including the famous Loweswater Gold from their own brewery. Nestled in stunning scenery close to Loweswater and Crummock water, The Kirkstile Inn has been providing food and shelter since Tudor times and is a fantastic place to stay or visit for a meal and a drink.
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A Visit England 4 star hotel, The Trout Hotel in Cockermouth dates from 1670 and retains many of its original features. Its idyllic setting on the bank of the River Derwent provides the perfect place to unwind in luxurious surroundings.