A shopper’s guide to Cockermouth

Cockermouth Main Street, Cumbria

If you fancy a break from the fells during your stay at The Pheasant, our nearest town of Cockermouth is thriving with independent boutiques and local treasures for a happy day’s browsing.



Picnic like a local near The Pheasant Inn

Crummock Water, Lake District

What better way to spend a summer’s day in the Lake District than enjoying an al fresco lunch? Locals in the area love packing a basket of goodies and dining outdoors. We’ve tracked down the prettiest places near The Pheasant to tuck in to a picnic:


Flat walks near The Pheasant Inn

Lake District Birdwatching

If walking is the UK’s national pastime, then the Lake District has to be the location of choice to stretch our legs. Walking through our beautiful National Park is something everyone should experience in their lifetime!


Soak up the sun at our local beaches

Allonby Beach, Cumbria

If you're planning a summer stay at the Pheasant Inn, save room in your suitcase for a pair of flip flops! We have beautiful coastlines and beaches nearby - you'll want to kick off the walking boots and feel the sand in your toes as you stroll along these rugged wonders:


Our favourite local forests

Lake District Forest

If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise! The northern Lake District is home to lovely green forests and ancient woodlands. Take shade under the tree canopy and explore these leafy locations on your summer stay at the Pheasant Inn:


Cultural hotspots close to the Pheasant Inn

Carlisle Castle

The Lake District is famous for its magnificent mountains and beautiful waters, but dig a little deeper and you'll find a thriving hub of theatres, art galleries and exhibitions in its towns and villages. Experience our region's creative spirit at these local cultural attractions:


Explore dazzling Derwentwater on the Keswick Launch

Derwentwater, Keswick

All aboard the Keswick Launch! If you’re looking for a day trip that ticks all the Lake District boxes – mountains, scenery, walking trails, and of course lakes – look no further because Derwentwater has it all. The Keswick Launch Company charters traditional wooden boats around the lake for the best views of this dazzling beauty. See the highlights in one day with our hop on, hop off guide:

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The Pheasant Inn
Bassenthwaite Lake
CA13 9YE

Tel: +44 (0) 17687 76234
Email: reception@the-pheasant.co.uk

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