Carlisle to Bowness-on-Solway

Run by: Joe Hancock

Family owned country pub with home cooked food and three real ales, mostly from a 20-mile radius. There’s a secure lock-up and a boiler room for drying out kit. Part of the Cyclists Welcome scheme. Very obliging and right on the route. Home-cooked traditional fare with an extensive specials board served seven days a week. Open all day. Dogs welcome, no charge.

Details:
Rooms: 1D, 2T, 1F (1D & 2S) B&B: £30 (no single supp). Discounts for children. Eve meal: from £6.75. Pk lunch: Yes. Flexible on this. Pse pre-order. VisitBritain: 4 stars

Contact:
Tel: 016973 51460
Email: portpub@reallygoodpubs.com
Web: www.hopeandanchorinn.com


Run by: Sandra Rudd

Ideal for groups, this charming Georgian Grade II listed farmhouse has a splendid bunkhouse in a splendidly converted stable. Stunning views across the marshes and sands to Scotland. You can leave your car here and there’s a secure lock-up. The bunkhouse sleeping area now separate from living area.

Details:
Rooms: 1D/T, 1T. B&B: £27 (£30 for single occ). Bunkhouse: sleeps 13, £10 a night. Breakfast from £3.50. Cooking facilities and pots/pans provided. Drying facilities. VisitBritain: 3-stars. Graded bunkhouse.

Contact:
Tel: 01228 576398
Email: ruddshillside1@btinternet.com
Web: www.hadrianswalkbnb.co.uk