In the Lake District you have traditional 17th Century inns nestled at the foot of Englands tallest mountain or tucked along country lanes. Today, there’s also chic pubs on the shores of Englands largest lake. Hand-crafted brewery’s display high-tech wizardry and there’s a new generation of gentrified watering holes, where gastro chefs are leading the way. Here we’ve picked 5 of the Lake District’s top dining pubs to share with you.
Hawkshead Brewery & The Beer Hall, Staveley
This glass-fronted monolith is a glisteningly modern celebration of the good old English pint turned craft beer.
Theres an ambience of seriousness from the two 5m stainless steel tanks rising up through the first floor, along with the almost endless row of shiny beer pumps, in what must be one of the longest bars in the region. The brewery’s onsite pub, The Beer Hall, is flooded with beautiful Lake District…