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Thorney How

Off Easedale Road
LA22 9QW

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Premises Description

B&B and bunkhouse accommodation. Meals can also be ordered in the walkers' bar.

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Opening Times

Monday3.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday3.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday3.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday3.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday3.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Saturday3.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Sunday3.30 pm - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

6.30 - 7.30

About the Pub

Former youth hostel at the foot of Helm Crag overlooking Grasmere village with bed and breakfast ensuite rooms and a spacious bunkhouse. The bar is open from 3.30pm and has a happy hour from 6-7pm with 15% discount on draught beers and real cider - perfect for a pint after an exhilarating fell walk. Home cooked meals 6.30-7.30pm and hot snacks until 9pm. Cats, ducks and rare breed sheep are kept so unfortunately no visiting dogs. Local ales and ciders at very competitve prices. Plentiful outdoor seating with great views. Bike hire.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Hawkshead Lakeland Lager

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Barngates Brathay Gold
  • Ennerdale Craft Blonde
  • Keswick Gold

Hesket Newmarket,

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Thorney How, Grasmere


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available


  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Hawkshead Mosaic. Keswick; Bitter, Pale, Thirst Quencher and other seasonal local ales.


  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Home cooked local produce.

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly


  • Accommodation Accommodation

    Total beds 42 comprising ensuite rooms and bunkhouse.

  • Events Events

    Saturday night film showing free with charitable donation.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Bar area available for private hire.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Large screening of major events.

  • WiFi Wifi

    Free to guests.

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Thorney How

Off Easedale Road
LA22 9QW

Sat Nav Reference

54.466945, -3.031969

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  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Stagecoach: 555 (Bus stop in Grasmere village), 559


From Grasmere village via Easedale Road, half a mile after Grasmere YHA and turn right at Goody Bridge following brown hostel sign 400 yards.

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