Nenthead

Run by: Alison Clark

Voted the 'Greenest Pub In Britain' after winning a Green Tourism Gold Star. Excellent food and good beer at the pub which lays claim to being the highest in England. The new luxury en-suite accommodation was amongst the 2012 Top 10 B&Bs in Cumbria in the Guardian travel section. Alison has run the Miners since 1988, adding a conservatory dining room. Member of the Green Tourism scheme promoted by the AONB. Silver award for B&B with Quality in Tourism Cumbria.

Details:
Rooms: 2T, 1T/Tpl. B&B: from £40. Eve meal: £7.50-£15. Pk lunch: £4. Secure storage. Green Tourism Gold Star. Drying facilities. VisitBritain: 3-star.

Contact:
Tel: 01434 381427
Mob: 07817 615417
Email: theminersarms2@gmail.com
Web: www.nenthead.com


Run by: Phil & Julie Jones

Quality bunkhouse accommodation by Nenthead Mines on the route. Sole use of the bunkhouse cannot be guaranteed for your group unless you arrange this with us in advance. Each bed is styled like a ship’s cabin bunk with blinds for privacy and a small internal light and shelf. Downstairs is  a sitting room / dining room. The bunkhouse is fully heated, has hot water and two showers.  The Miners Arms does evening meals (01434 381427). Please book in advance, especially for groups.

Details:
Rooms: 1 bunkhouse sleeps 6. Bed (and self-catering b'fast): £18. Eve meal: Miners Arms pub. Pk lunch: by arrangement. Kitchen: cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster etc. Utility/washing room with washing machine & tumble dryer. Bedding is provided (duvet, pillow & sheets). Towels on request. Secure cycle storage.


Run by: Adele Phillips & Pamela Kent

A bit of luxury at the end of a hard day in the saddle? Here you have it, with a pub attached, the Coach House. In addition to a good pint, main courses go from £8, not to mention afternoon tea for those wanting to pop in for sustenance before the climbs ahead. Look out for great online deals at the hotel. Cycle friendly and stylish, attractive setting in affordable country house accommodation. A splendid setting just off the A689, about 1.5 miles west of Nenthead.

Details:
Rooms:4S/D, 2T, 2F, 6 four-posters, 2 superior 4-poster, five room suite. B&B hotel: from £30. D,B&B: from £47.Eve meals: bar meals from £8 - £15. Restaurant: 3 courses from £25. Pk lunch: by arrangement.

Contact:
Tel: 01434 381584
Email: info@nenthall.com
Web: www.nenthall.com


Run by: Cathy Reynolds & Danny Taylor

Great addition to the route and just a quick mile to The Miner's Arms in Nenthead. This is a terraced campsite and bunkhouse, ideal for self-catering groups of up to 24, though meals can be pre-ordered (from £6 - look out for Cathy's cakes). Charming spot and beautifully converted bunkhouse with ample washrooms. Towel hire possible. Three bunkrooms sleeping 10, 9 and 5. Largest one has en-suite facilities. BBQ for hire and also a firepit. Breakfast can also be ordered, as well as provisions and drinks if you wish.  

Details:
Bunkrooms sleep 10,9 & 5. Bed: £20 including bedding. Whole bunkhouse: £380 per night. Campsite has 12 hook-ups for motorhomes. Secure lock-up.

Contact:
Tel: 01434 382486
Mob: 07919 092403
Email: info@haggsbank.com
Web: http:/www.haggsbank.com/bunkhouse/


Run by: Marie & Peter Haynes

In this rugged section of the ride lies an oasis of comfort and calm: Lovelady Shield, an elegant Georgian former shooting lodge on the banks of the river Nent. Award winning food and three acres of secluded gardens in which to sit and relax after the ups and downs. Ideal for groups as there are three cottages, ideal for self-catering one-nighters as well as 12 bedrooms. Cocktail bar, library and lounge with log fires. The highlight for many is dinner, served in an elegant dining room. The menu varies daily and is imaginatively prepared by the longstanding master chef, Barrie Garton.

Details:
Rooms: 4T/D, 8D. Three cottages: sleep 4/6 & 8. B&B: from £35. Dinner: from £27.50. Pk lunch: by prior arrangement. Fully licensed.

Contact:
Tel: 01434 381203
Email: enquiries@lovelady.co.uk
Web: www.lovelady.co.uk