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The Pheasant

At a Glance

    Pros

  • atmosphere of a well-loved local inn
  • fantastic bar
  • great food

    Cons

  • a little out of the way

The Pheasant Review

Halfway between Cockermouth and Keswick at the northern end of Bassenthwaite Lake, this traditional 18th-century coaching inn exudes English coziness without the usual Lakeland fussiness. Tasteful, modern bedrooms have soft but comfortable beds and tiled bathrooms with large tubs, and they overlook a garden and 60 acres of forest. The Fell Restaurant serves superb British fine dining in a nicely refurbished space. The Bistro offers a less formal, less expensive alternative.

    Hotel Details

  • 15 rooms, 3 suites.
  • Rate includes some meals.
Updated: 06-24-2013

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