The Pheasant Inn

“Good food in the Lake District National Park” - AA Inspector

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COCKERMOUTH, CUMBRIA

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Perched high on the Peckforton Hills, The Pheasant Inn is a charming 300-year-old pub with fabulous views across the Cheshire Plain. Well-kept regional ales and an extensive range of wines are dispensed in a beamed bar with real fires in winter. Enjoyable seasonal food is served in the pub’s stylish Fell restaurant.

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AA Pick of the Pubs
The Pheasant Inn
Bassenthwaite Lake, COCKERMOUTH, CUMBRIA, CA13 9YE
Phone : 017687 76234

Features

Facilities
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
Opening Times
  • Open all year

About The area

Discover Cumbria

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.

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