Within Walking Distance
Numerous pubs and restaurants are within easy walking distance from the cottage. Here are a few:
The Black Bull
In the heart of the village, this inn incorporates the Bluebird Brewery. Try a pint of Bluebird or Coniston Old Man.
Black Bull Hotel, Yewdale Road, Consiton. Tel: 015394 41335. Visit website.
The Sun Hotel
On the way down to the village from the cottage, the hotel boasts a garden with a magnificent view twoards the mountains.
Sun Hotel, Dixon Ground, Coniston. Tel: 015394 41248. Visit website.
The Ship Inn
This is a short walk away from the village, along the footpath that runs behind the cottage. A perfect stroll on a summer’s evening.
Ship Inn, Bowmanstead, Coniston. Tel: 015394 41224. Visit website.
Harry's Restaurant & Wine Bar
Both a popular restaurant and bar, Harry’s Restaurant 7 Wine Bar has a more contemporary atmosphere.
Harry's Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4 Yewdale Road, Coniston. Tel: 015394 41389
For when you feel like a night in, this popular take away specialises in pizza.
Bobbins Takeaway, 1 Lake road, Coniston. Tel: 015394 41141.
Further a Field
Some excellent pubs a short drive away are well worth a visit too:
The Tower Bank Arms, Sawrey
Set in the heart of Beatrix Potter country, this welcoming inn offers a wide range of freshly cooked, locally sourced food at a reasonable price.
Tower Bank Arms, Near Sawrey, Ambleside. Tel: 015394 36334. Visit website.
The Britannia Inn, Elterwater
This inn is popular with walkers whatever time of year. Serving food from popular favourites to the more unusual, using local produce wherever possible.
Britannia inn, Elterwater, Ambleside. Tel: 015394 37210. Visit website.
The Drunken Duck, Barngate
This gastro-pub is set in a wonderful location with magnificent views towards Ambleside and the surrounding fells.
The Drunken Duck Inn, Barngate, Ambleside. tel: 015394 36347. Visit website.
The Skelwith Bridge Hotel, Skelwith Bridge
Set half way between Ambleside and Coniston, the hotel offers a choice of a 5 course meal in the dining room or bar snacks in the Talbot Bar. A walk up to Skelwith Force should not be missed.
Skelwith Bridge Hotel, Near Ambleside. tel: 015394 32115. Visit website.