Welcome to THE PHEASANT at Bassenthwaite Lake
Nestling at the bottom of Sale Fell and close to Bassenthwaite Lake lies the tranquil and peaceful Pheasant Inn. Dating back to the 17th century this former haunt of the famous huntsman John Peel has been entertaining guests for the past 300 years in the traditional Cumbrian manner with stunning food and refreshment and good old fashioned values. With an abundance of unique period atmosphere and a sense of timelessness with the clever mix of luxurious, contemporary comforts The Pheasant has earned a well deserved national and International reputation. Peacefully set in its own beautiful gardens, with woodland beyond and located at the unspoilt northern end of the Lake District, within easy reach of Keswick and Cockermouth, you can enjoy the unique atmosphere and calm of The Pheasant in the luxurious comfort that makes every stay so memorable.
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