The Lutwidge Arms
“Lakeland inn showcasing local produce” - AA Inspector
This family-run Victorian inn is located close to the gateway to the Eskdale and Wasdale Valleys and an ideal base to explore Lake District National Park and nearby Scafell Pike. You can eat in the bar or the Orangery restaurant with its views of the surrounding countryside, both offering a wide range of meals. Cumbrian steaks, Cumberland sausages and mash, and madras chicken curry are among the typical dishes.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Main course from: £9.95
- Closed: false
- 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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