Cups & Saucers Farm Tea Shop, Seaville Farm, Silloth, CA7 4PT Run by: Kathleen Hughes. Good spot to stop for a well-earned break. Open fire and even a hot tub. Mid-way between Abbey Town and Silloth. 01697 361256

The Gincase, with its Farmhouse Tearoom, is an ideal stop-off, with a fine range of home baking and local produce. Serves morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea which – weather permitting – you can enjoy in the orchard. There’s a Craft Barn and a Gallery of local art, plus a farm park for the kids. The Gincase, Mawbray Hayrigg, Silloth, CA7 4LL. 016973 32020.

Bank Mill Nurseries, Beckfoot, Silloth, CA7 4LF (01900 881340 It is on the B5300 just north of Mawbray and has a coffee shop, which does coffees, homemade soups, paninis and big breakfast baguettes, cakes and pastries, scones and sinful rum butter. There’s also a fully licensed bistro open daily (except Mon & Tues) between 1800-2200 (last order 2100). There’s a butterfly house and nature reserve.