our MOnthly top picks…





Francine’s Coffee House & Restaurant

Francine’s is a relaxed and friendly bistro-styled restaurant, with an a-la-carte menu and daily additions boards available. They have a great wine list and a large selection of local speciality ales. Seafood is their speciality, so it is a must to try! During the day they serve beautiful cakes alongside coffee & Tea.

Check out their sample menu here

Days out

Dove Cottage

Dove Cottage in Grasmere, was William Wordsworth‘s home from 1799 to 1808. Here Wordsworth produced the most famous and best-loved of his poems. You can explore the house, to get a vivid impression of what day-to-day life would have been like for Wordsworth and his family, as well as soaking up the unique and creative atmosphere of the cottage & its gardens.

in 2004 they built the Wordsworth museum, here you’re able to view an incredible collection of original letters, journals and poems. the Wordsworth Museum tells Wordsworth’s remarkable life story: his tragic childhood, his travels through the French revolution, his radical ideas which remain so relevant today, and how he changed literature forever.

fun for all the family.

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Afternoon Tea


Daffodil Hotel & Spa

after you’ve explored dove cottage and grasmere village, pop into the Daffodil hotel to try their exquisite afternoon tea.

take a seat in their cosy living room and look out onto the lake whilst perusing their afternoon tea menu, which Features local produce, delicious pastries & cakes, and at only £25pp what’s not to love?

Check out their menu here