Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Cumbria, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers


L’Enclume, Cartmel, Cumbria

Terry Marsh makes a long-awaited visit to Simon Rogan’s 2-star restaurant in Cumbria and comes out smiling.

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The Black Bull Inn, Sedbergh, Cumbria

Andy Mossack enjoys a dinner deep in Cumbrian countryside at the legendary Black Bull Inn

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Absoluxe Suites, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria

Andy Mossack samples a new type of luxury B&B, the type that has thought of everything before you get there.

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Rothay Manor, Ambleside, The Lake District

Michael Edwards goes stomach-first into Rothay Manor, Ambleside’s legendary foodie hotel

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The Black Bull, Sedbergh, Cumbria

Michael Edwards samples the legendary delights of the Black Bull Hotel and Restaurant in Sedbergh.

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Insider’s Guide to Kendal, Cumbria

Returning to Cumbria, one of his favourite regions of England, Michael Edwards offers up some of the best of Kendal’s must-see sights.

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