Lowthwaite B&B




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Places to eat

These are our recommendations for places to eat. We have found over time that these places do what we expect, but unfortunately we can't guarantee the day to day quality.

Places to eat nearby

  • The Royal Hotel in Dockray, which is a combination of a restaurant and pub.
  • There are several other places nearby, but there has currently been a change of ownership at a couple of our preferred recommendations, and we are waiting to get some consistent feedback from them, before we can recommend them (or not).

Special places to eat

  • George and Dragon in Clifton. In their own words 'When you visit the George and Dragon in Cumbria, you can enjoy a pint of local ale, relax with a glass of fine wine and indulge in the Lowther produce, feeling that you’re somewhere rather unique'.
  • Four & Twenty in Penrith. A relatively new restaurant with refreshing menu and good atmosphere.
  • Cottage in the Woods inWhinlatter Forest.'Stunning views, local Herdwick hogget, bold cooking – it's almost enough to make a man take up hill walking' Jay Rayner. The Observer. Sunday 21st October 2012.
  • Sharrow Bay by Ullswater. With an afternoon tea to die for in an absolutely stunning location. Reservation recommended.


The Royal Hotel

George and Dragon

Cottage in the Wood