Walking in Cumbria
So if you're planning a walking holiday in Cumbria why not stay in a pub and make the most out of your trip? Pubs are a great alternative to hotels and traditional B&Bs are they offer walkers not just a place to sleep but somewhere where they can sleep, eat, drink and socialise under one roof.
After a fantastic day out exploring the Pennines or climbing England's highest peak - Scafell Pike, walkers can retire to their individually styled room, have a soak in the bath and then head downstairs to enjoy a plate of delicious home cooked food. Rooms are fitted will all the mod cons such as flat screen TVs, Freeview and tea and tea and coffee making facilities ensuring you'll have a refreshing night's sleep.
With home cooked meals served throughout the day you can start your day the right way with a tasty and hearty full English breakfast before heading out on your walk. In the evening choose from a range of home cooked dishes, from pub classics to meals with a twist. Meals are prepared by excellent chefs who use the freshest locally sourced ingredients to give you a real taste of Cumbria's finest food. You'll be spoilt for choice!
In the evenings there's plenty to do in pubs in Cumbria as they are at the heart of many communities. After dinner guests can relax in the bar by a warm fire in the winter or out on the beer garden in the summer. Staying in a pub in Cumbria offers walkers the chance to meet locals and travellers alike, swap stories and learn about the region from those who know it best.
If you're not sure where to go on your walking holiday in Cumbria some of top routes include:
The Pennine Way - which is a 267 mile walk through the North Pennines
Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - a 83 mile walk from Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway
Cumbria Way - a 75 mile walk through the Lake District
Wainwright Memorial Walk - a 102 mile walk followed by A.Wainwright through some of his favourite places in the Lake District starting and finishing in Windermere
Cumbria Coast Way - a 109 mile walk on coastal paths and country lanes from Silverdale Station to Gretna
To access a range of wonderful walks around the UK visit iFootpath by clicking below.
(Photo: ©VisitEngland/Alex Hare)