Category Archives: News

Lunch at The Pheasant, Bassenthwaite

10 April 2014 . News . No Comments

An old staging post and coaching inn, the Pheasant has stood in this quiet corner of the Lake District, just a stone’s throw from the head of Bassenthwaite Lake, for over 200 years. And today’s Pheasant would look very familiar to a traveller from the reign of George III – a long, rambling L-shaped building…

Continue Reading »

Climbing Blencathra

11 March 2014 . News . No Comments

As the weather forecast promised another beautiful sunny day in the Lake District, we thought we should take the opportunity to get out onto the fells. Living in Keswick gives us the advantage of having plenty of great walks on our doorstep without having to resort to the car, but the question is always where…

Continue Reading »