A Warm Cumbrian Welcome


We are delighted to offer you a perfect escape to the heart of the Lake District


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A Very Warm Welcome...

The Horse and Farrier which for centuries has been welcoming customers lies just off the A66 to the East of Keswick under spectacular Blencathera. Recently refurbished on both the ground floor and in the bedrooms it has retain the quirky charm of this old building whilst bringing the facilities up to the standards expected in the 21st century.

With highly rated food – ample parking – immediate access to wonderful walks and welcoming dogs in the bar areas this is a must for locals and visitors alike. The spectacular scenery can be enjoyed from within the Inn or better still on the alfresco dining area.

Enjoy local beers, highly rated food, locally sourced ingredients and great service.

Stay in our rooms and suites with comfy beds modern ensuite facilities and even a drying room for those who have enjoyed Cumbrian weather!

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New Covid-19 Policies

Whilst we are delighted that we are moving away from the restrictions that have impacted us all during this time, we are conscious that Covid has not gone away and with this in mind we have decided to leave some safety measures in place to protect our guest and our staff...

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