As a traditional Cumbrian inn with a long history and a proud heritage, the heart of The Pheasant is the Bar. And, as you would expect with an unbroken history that goes back over 200 years, this is no ordinary Bar.
The Pheasant may be a haven for guests after a day in the fells but it is also the spot to meet those who live here, people who still see The Pheasant as their local and a place to go out for a drink. That combination is a rare one today and something that makes The Pheasant almost unique.
There is even a tale, from the well known floods of 2009, of a local who paddled his canoe across the main A66 to The Pheasant - the flood water was no reason to miss out on a pint or two of best bitter at The Pheasant.
Or perhaps he was after a whisky.
As well as hand-pulled and cask ales, bitters and lagers, The Pheasant's Bar also has hundreds of malts, some of them aged for over 25 years, and ranging from £3.50 to £28 per measure. Guests can also sample from a selection of wines from the Fell Restaurant's celebrated cellar too.
The Bar is dog friendly and open from 11.30am every day with light lunches served from 12 noon each day.