The Pheasant Inn
“A true hidden gem – and well connected too.” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Contactless payments wherever possible Full sanitisation of any areas and equipment after every use Social distancing markers placed throughout inns to enforce 2m distance, hand sanitisers throughout and one way systems wherever possible Food and drink can only be purchased at a table and we're requesting guests stay at their table as much as possible No cutlery or condiments will be on tables, set once guests sit down. Introduced new, disposable menus. Rooms continuing to meet extremely high standards of cleanliness, plus extra sanitation, including touch points Team wearing PPE
Our Inspector's View
The Pheasant at Bassenthwaite is located just a few hundred yards from the A66 with both Keswick and the Northern Lakes as well as Cockermouth in easy distance. While so close to this road, the peaceful location would never give that fact away. Set in its own 'secret gardens' this property is a true hidden gem. Award-winning food along with warm and genuine service make for an ideal combination. Traditional bedrooms and public areas, some of which are dog friendly by prior arrangement.
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: f
Also in the Area
About The area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
Restaurants and Pubs
Recommended things to do
Why Choose Rated Trips
Your trusted guide to rated places across the UK
The Best Coverage
Discover more than 15,000 professionally rated places to stay, eat and visit from across the UK and Ireland.
Choose a place to stay safe in the knowledge that it has been expertly assessed by trained assessors.
Plan Your Next Trip
Search by location or the type of place you're visiting to find your next ideal holiday experience.
Read our articles, city guides and recommended things to do for inspiration. We're here to help you explore the UK.