The Dalesman Country Inn
“Local produce and real ales in the Lakes” - AA Inspector
The Dalesman is a 16th century coaching inn that has been in the same family for over 30 years. Recently a more conscious effort has been made to buy local and support local. This can be seen through our very own stock of Fell bred sheep and Galloway beef farmed and reared for us by Birks Farm Sedbergh. Trained in wales finishing at Port Meiron Hotel as head chef. Always cooking up to 3 rosette standard. What appealed to David was how we source our meat, Coming from a country in wales where lamb and beef are of a high quality, He saw the quality of Brians beef stock of beef and lamb and realised he could do some truly amazing dishes. His challenge given was only to produce seasonal and locally sourced dishes, Dave and his teams first shift was coming out of the third lockdown, So challenge accepted our progression of menus has been quick and somewhat different to begin with in April only being allowed to open outdoors and being at the mercy of the UK weather. Our current menu is purely seasonal and will only progress in terms of quality and consistency.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Coach parties accepted
- Main course from: £14
- Open all year
- Wide selection of Ales
- Wide selection of ciders
- Micro Brewery Ale
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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.
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