Get creative in the Lakes

Painting Workshops in Cumbria

From painters and philosophers to poets and authors – the Lake District's natural beauty has inspired many great minds through the ages. Follow in their footsteps at one of the region's creative activities and workshops and craft something special from your time in the Lakes.


The Lake District’s Unmissable Museums

Birdoswald Roman Fort, Hadrian's Wall

From maritime heritage and roman history, to transport, mining and even pencils! The Lake District is home to a range of specialist museums, ideal for visiting on fell walking ‘rest days’ this autumn. Don’t miss these exhibits on your next stay at The Pheasant:


What’s on this autumn near The Pheasant Inn

September is here and The Pheasant will soon be transformed with beautiful orange colours outdoors and crackling fires inside to warm up autumn days. This season is one of our favourites and with it comes a host of events near our historic hotel. Plan your autumn getaway around one of these local highlights:


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!

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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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