The black Swan is a traditional 17th Century Cumbrian Inn set in the heart of the Eden Valley, offering beautiful en-suite accommodation, fantastic food and great wines.
The Black Swan is a traditional 17th Century Cumbrian Inn set in the heart of the Eden Valley, offering beautiful en-suite accommodation, fantastic food and great wines. Our ideal location between the ancient market towns of Appleby & Penrith, makes visiting all destinations in Cumbria, the Lake District National Park, Yorkshire Dales, the Scottish Borders and the Historic City of Carlisle a must.
We have seven en-suite rooms in total, all named after a location within the local area. All of our bedrooms provide our guests with ample space to relax, flat screen digital plasma TV, wi-fi internet access (also available throughout the whole building) and tea and coffee making facilities. We endeavor to provide everything guests may require to have a perfect break.
Included in the room price is our full traditional Cumbrian breakfast, showcasing our own special recipe sausages.
Why not try a spot of game fishing on a 4.5 mile stretch of the Eden, which is in walking distance of the Black Swan. A great place to stay, if you are breaking a journey or cycling the coast to coast route.
Stay at the Black Swan and discover some of England's most fascinating landscapes. Whatever time of the year you choose to visit us, you can explore the beautiful Eden Valley and Lake District, taking in the breath taking scenery. Set just a stones throw away from the main Lake District tourist hubs of Keswick, Windermere, Ambleside and Pooley Bridge, the Black Swan is set in the peaceful village of Culgaith which emanates a friendly and welcoming atmosphere from the locals.
Only a short drive away are the famous Ullswater Steamers and Rheged Discovery Centre. Just on the other side of the A66 is Whinfell Forest, home to Centre Parcs.