Useful Information

Eating Out:
Your nearest pub is the Boot and Shoe, Greystoke. A 5 min walk into the village.
Tel: +44 [0]1768 483 343.

The family run Greystoke Cycle Cafe offers lovely food & an inspiring selction of Workshops and carefully selected tutors, often nationally renowned.

Good food at The Mill Inn, Mungrisedale. Main courses £7.00-£9.00. About 10 mins in the car. Best to book ahead here. Tel: +44 [0]1768 779 632.

Excellent food at The Horse and Farrier, Threlkeld. Main courses £8.00-£12.00. About 10 mins in the car. Essential to book ahead. Tel: +44 [0]1768 779 688.

The Brackenrigg Inn, Watermillock. Overlooks Ullswater, great views! Good food and local beers. Again best to book. Tel: +44 [0]1768 486 206.

Sharrow Bay Hotel. One of the countries top hotels and restaurant, the famous Sharrow Bay can be found over looking Ullswater. Bookings essential. Tel: +44 [0]1768 486 301.

Holbeck Ghyll. A fantastic hotel and restaurant on Lake Windermere.

Village Shop: Greystoke has an excellent shop/post office in the center of the village.
Supermarkets: Penrith [Sainsbury’s, Booth’s, Morrison’s, Co-op, Aldi] and Keswick. [Booth’s, The Lakes, Co-op]

Every other shop in Keswick sells outdoor gear!

Farm shops and local products: Cranstons Food Hall in Penrith and Stainton Farm shop near Penrith

Local Useful Links:

Rheged Named after Cumbria’s Celtic Kingdom, Rheged is Europe’s largest grass covered building and a winner of the global “BA Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.”
BBC Weather Keswick 5 day weather forcast.
Lake District Aquarium The best collection of native sea life in Europe.
Hadrians Wall Today the Wall is the starting point for so many holidays, and is internationally renowned as a World Heritage Site. The Wall is only part of the story. Since the Romans left, the area’s eventful history has been etched into the landscape, leaving a rich legacy to explore in these more settled times.
Western Lakes Center The visitor centre introduces you to the hidden delights of Cumbria’s Western Lake District with exhibits from top visitor attractions.
Ullswater Steamers Take a trip onboard either the M.Y. Raven or M.Y. Lady of the Lake. These 19th century steamers will allow you to enjoy the beauty of Lake Ullswater, the route takes you from Glenridding in the heart of the mountains to Pooley Bridge where the River Eamont flows out into the Eden Valley.
Trotters World of Animals Home to hundreds of friendly animals including traditional favorites, endangered species, birds of prey and reptiles.
Cars of the Stars Museum World renound motor museum displaying some of our most famous cars from Herbie through to the Bat Mobile. they also have have one of the largest James Bond vehicle exhibitions.
Muncaster Castle Explore the historic haunted castle. Thrill to wildlife on the wing at the World Owl Centre. Discover thousands of exotic plants in the Himalayan Gardens. Experience the dangers of meadowland in the MeadowVole Maze.
Keswick Launch Self-Drive Motor and Rowing Boat Hire on Derwentwater, Keswick.
ZELO creative ZELO creative is a multi disciplinary design consultancy specialising in graphic and web design and also product design/development.