Food and Drink
Let them eat cake ...
A slice of cake, a wonderful joint of heritage lamb or a pint of the local brew With locally brewed ales and locally produced food galore, the Lake District has a wealth of delights to make any foodie happy. Take your taste buds on holiday, go on they deserve it!
Products created using inspiration from locally sourced ingredients
There is a huge range of food shops from the Farm Shop at Graythwaite to the delis and gourmet delights of Hawkshead where you can try out even more of the jams etc that come in our Welcome Pack. The bakery at Greenodd and the ever wonderful Booths in Ulverston and Windermere offer more local delights. Go and have a browse and try out something new.
Chillies and Chocolate
Watch out for the one offs...
In addition to the local shops there are a number of food festivals and farmers markets in the area. The amazing Holker Chilli Fest celebrates everything hot whilst the Ulverston Apple Day is an extravaganza of all things apple and Cartmel Show has Professional chefs demonstrating their skills. For the real foodie, there are a few chances a year to go round the award winning Hawkshead Relish Company's barns and see how it is done.
Visit the farm
Looking after our landscape with rare and native livestock breeds
Grab a slice
Or stay in ...