Threlkeld & Scales

Run by: Paulo Resende

Threlkeld Village Hall, which houses this splendid new resource, is bang on the route. Commanding great views of Blencathra and the surrounding area the coffee shop has outside seating as well, and is a great place to stop for locally-sourced food and Fairtrade teas and coffees. Profits from Threlkeld Coffee Shop are used for the benefit of the local community. Offering lots of delicious baked produce, sandwiches, scones and soft drinks. Sunday June 12th 2016 around and over Saddleback, also known as Blencathra, the hulking mass that looks down on Keswick. 25-mile mixed terrain ride for MTBs), a 31-mile road route around Blencathra and a stunning 8-mile walk along a Family Adventure Trail. Take your pick or do the lot... £1 entry fee goes to the Cumbria Community Flood Fund @thesaddleback      


1 March - 30 September : Open 10am - 5pm every day. Open 7 days a week except Christmas Day.

Run by: Geoff & Charlie Mawdsley

In the shadow of Blencathra, the White Horse Inn is a quintessential Country Pub with great food, open fires, local ales and a warm welcome. Just a mile beyond Threlkeld, the mountains start where the beer garden finishes. Now with accommodation for Hikers and C2C Cyclists - The White Horse Inn Bunkhouse has been converted from the stables of this traditional Lake District Inn. Four of the stables have been converted into bedrooms, one sleeping 4, two sleeping 6 in bunks and one sleeping 8. All centrally heated. Kitchen, dryer, dining room, pub. To book please call Charlie on 017687 79883 and view the website below for more information.

Bunkhouse: sleeps 24 man bunkhouse (1x8 man, 2x6 man, 1x4 man). Bed: £10pppn. Sole occ of bunkhouse: £200. Bedding: £5. Kitchen, Dryer, Dining Room, Pub, Centrally Heated. Meals: Snacks, sandwiches and full meals at lunch. Drinks served all day. Dinner: 6-9pm. Main courses £9-£12.