Top pubs recommend by local CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) groups, The AA Good Pub Guide and some local picks.
A favourite watering hole in this pretty hamlet for walkers finishing Hadrian's Wall Trail.
CAMRA West Cumbria finalist for Pub of The year 2018. Town centre pub with good food in historic Market Place.
CAMRA West Cumbria finalist for Pub of the Year 2018. On pretty Kirkgate in Cockermouth's conservation area, the Swan has a long held reputation for serving well kept beers.
Just a few yards from the harbour, the Captain Nelson has great pub food and dogs are welcome.
A classic Lakeland Inn with hard to beat views, situated at the foot of Blencathra in the pretty viallage of Threlkeld.
A former 17th century coaching inn at the foot of Dunmail Raise, just south of Keswick with marvellous views of Skiddaw and Blencathra.
Real ale is king at this Keswick free house in the town centre; a haven for those doing the Wainwrights.
Good beers, food and views from this attractive, colour washed pub in quiet Lorton village. The pub also operates the adjacent caravan and camp site.
A traditional Lakeland inn with its owned brewed beers and excellent food. Fabulous location with views across to the Crummock and Buttermere fells.