Pubs in Cumbria and Lake District

Here are twelve pubs you may like to try in Cumbria. I have no vested interest in promoting them, so do not get upset if your pub is left out! The maps shows the position of the pubs, a brief description is given below

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Drunken Duck Barngates, Ambleside off B5286 between Ambleside and Hawkshead A splendid isolated pub, it got its name from a landlady who discovered that her ducks had died from over indulgence
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Bridge Hotel Buttermere on B5289, 1 mile east of Crummock Water First licensed in 1735, an good base for fell walking in the area
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Old Dungeon Ghyll Great Langdale on B5343, 6 miles from Skelwith Bridge 300 year old pub set on the fells with a dramatic waterfall nearby
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Wasdale Head Inn Wasdale Head If you get to Wasdale Head you will find it Set below towering Great Gable, the pub is a friendly base for serious fell walkers
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String of Horses Faugh Heads Nook, 4 miles south of Brampton Low beams, open fires and wood panelling. Built as a pack horse inn 1690
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Shepherd's Inn Melmerby on A686, 8 miles north east of Penrith This popular red brick, slate roof pub has lots of good walks all around
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Sun Inn Dent 4 miles SE of Sedbergh Classic village pub, with a garden to sit in when its warm enough
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Masons Arms Cartmel Fell off A5074, turn left for Bowland Bridge, one mile up that road On a hilltop, amid a tangle of country lanes, its worth the journey
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Manor House Inn Oxon Park, Ulverston off A5092, 3 miles north of Greenodd Wonderful setting in a hamlet on the edge of Grizedale Forest
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Tower Bank Arms Near Sawrey 2 miles SE of Hawkshead Next door to Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's house, this is one of the few pubs owned by the National Trust
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Watermill Inn Ings off A591, 2 miles east of Windermere An old converted woodmill, on a quiet backwater, not far from Windermere
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Mortal Man Troutbeck at the start of the Kirkstone Pass A rather grand, but very pleasant lakeland inn

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