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Our incredible coast

Our incredible coast

Shoreline adventures

Whether you enjoy birdwatching, invigorating coastal walks or sampling the finest, freshest local seafood, this beautiful, coastal landscape has something to tempt you.

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Home to the Lakes’ widest lake, the stunning Derwentwater

Food & drink

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

Eating and drinking

Eating and drinking

Local produce from hillside farms, fresh fish, Cumberland sausage, cream teas and award-winning ales.

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The Cottage in the Wood

The Cottage in the Wood

Winner of Taste Cumbria Award, this hotel and restaurant sources local produce served in a 17th Century coaching inn at the heart of Whinlatter Forest.

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The Kirkstile Inn, Loweswater

The Kirkstile Inn, Loweswater

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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The Trout Hotel

The Trout Hotel

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.

Winder Hall Country House

Winder Hall Country House

Winder Hall is the perfect place to unwind. Ideally situated near Cockermouth, Keswick Buttermere it has a hot tub, sauna and seven beautiful bedrooms. We provide complementary tea and cakes each day and we are open for delicious Sunday lunch, afternoon tea or superb evening dining.

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Brian Sherwen Photography

Many images on this website have been supplied to us by Brian Sherwen.