Askham Hall

Eating & Drinking

The surrounding area offers many excellent places to eat and drink.

We have tried and tested the following venues which are ordered by their distance from Willow Barn.

Recommendations

Brackenrigg Inn

Watermillock (0.6 mile)

A cosy pub with nice meals and microbrewery.
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The Quiet Bar

Ullswater (0.7 mile)

Often described as the best campsite bar in Britain, with a good selection of local beers and regular live music sessions – just a beautiful stroll away from Willow Barn.
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Granny Dowbekin’s

Pooley Bridge (2.4 miles)

A traditional English tearoom and tea garden.
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Pooley Bridge Inn

Pooley Bridge (2.4 miles)

A large pub with good meals and nice outdoor seating area.
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1863

Pooley Bridge (2.5 miles)

A lovely bar and bistro with great meals.
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Sun Inn

Pooley Bridge (2.5 miles)

A large pub with good meals.
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Sharrow Bay

Ullswater (4.5 miles)

Drive to the other side of Ullswater for this award winning lakeside restaurant which also serves afternoon tea.
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Queens Head Inn

Tirril (5 miles)

A traditional lakeland pub with lovely meals. Famous for their pies.
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The Yard Kitchen

Penrith (7.3 miles)

A gorgeous cafe and eatery at the Brunswick Yard antique, salvaged goods and oriental carpets emporium in Penrith.
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Askham Hall

Askham (7.8 miles)

If you are looking for Michelin style cuisine, it is definitely worth driving to the beautiful Askham (approx. 15 mins) to sample Richard Swale’s food cooked with the very best locally sourced produce. The pizzas baked in the outdoor stone oven in the Askham Hall Garden Cafe are also worth travelling for.
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The Lowther Tea Room

Martindale (8 miles)

On the other side of Ullswater you can find this lovely tea room.
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George & Dragon

Clifton (8.3 miles)

A beautifully restored 18th century coaching inn. An award winning dining pub serving lovely food and drink.
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