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Tel code: 015396 | code search
Postcode: CA17 | code search
Population: 350
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The Black Swan Hotel
"Called in for a bar snack and a drink. Beer excellent, food excellent. Friendly and helpful staff. Very pleasant ambience> Looking for an excuse to stay there.

Date visited: 21 April ..." More

The Black Swan Hotel
"My wife and I called for an evening meal, with out question a First class country hotel, car park was full which is a good sign.Enjoyed an Excellent well presented ..." More

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Nestling in lovely hill-farming country, Ravenstonedale has much to offer the visitor seeking a quieter experience than the nearby Lake District National Park provides. The village is easy to reach: by car, just seven miles along the A685 from junction 38 of the M6; or by rail, trains on the beautiful Settle-Carlisle line stopping at Kirkby Stephen five miles away. The village itself is a pretty one, with traditional white-washed stone cottages, sturdy stone walls bordering the fields, the Raven brook running through it, and happily a couple of pubs – the Black Swan a CAMRA award winner. The High Chapel in the village closed in 2006, ending a tradition of non-conformism supported by that church building since 1727. St Oswald’s church in Ravenstonedale is largely Georgian, a solid structure with a simple square tower from that era, though there are elements from older buildings incorporated in it, and the base of a Saxon cross just outside. The churchyard is impressive, a large space with some old and elegant trees in it, and to the north of the church excavations in 1920 revealed the foundations of a 13th century Gilbertine Abbey. Ravenstonedale is a base for exploring the Lakes to the west, or the Yorkshire Dales just a short drive to the east, but standing at the feet of the Howgill Fells, the rounded hills which signal the start of the Lakeland ranges, walkers may prefer to stay in the area and enjoy more tranquil outings than the more celebrated summits further west.

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Kings Head (0.10 miles)

Kings Head
The King's Head, Ravenstonedale, is everything a good pub should be: warm, friendly and welcoming both to the local community and to visitors alike. The King's Head is a place to relax and unwind over ... More | visit website
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The Black Swan Hotel (0.22 miles)

The Black Swan Hotel

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The Black Swan Hotel is a beautiful victorian hotel in the tranquil conservation village of Ravenstonedale in the stunning Eden valley. Our family run hotel offers a relaxed informal home from ... More | visit website

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Brownber Hall Country House (1.46 miles)

Brownber Hall Country House
Brownber Hall is a magnificent country house of unique character built around 1860. Set amid beautiful rolling countryside near the village of Newbiggin-on-Lune in Cumbria, it is only 5 miles from the M6 but is ... More | visit website
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Fat Lamb Country Inn and Restaurant (1.97 miles)

Fat Lamb Country Inn and Restaurant

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deal base for walking or touring - midway between Lakes and Dales. Private nature reserve to rear. Quiet and relaxing with exceptionally good food.

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Ash Pot Barn (3.45 miles)

Ash Pot Barn

Ravenstonedale 4 miles. An outstanding, stone-built, semi-detached barn conversion, beautifully situated on the side of Wild Boar Fell, overlooking the Howgills, 4 miles from the village of Ravenstonedale. Lovingly renovated, Ash Pot Barn combines original ... More

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Black Bull Inn (3.53 miles)

Black Bull Inn

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Situated in the village of Nateby just a mile south of Kirkby Stephen, the Black Bull Inn can be found in the centre of the Village, directly opposite the road ... More

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Bay Horse Inn (5.52 miles)

Bay Horse Inn

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Under new owners and recently re-opened the Bay Horse Inn as returned to a busy village pub. Just a stones throw from the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks ... More

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Orton Hall Apartments (6.46 miles)

Orton Hall Apartments
Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 4 suites, each with its own unique charm. All guests have full use of ... More | visit website
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Cross Keys Inn (6.61 miles)

Cross Keys Inn
A little gem of a pub nestled in the centre of Tebay Village. Ideally situated for travellers wishing to take a break from their journey. Just 2 minutes drive from Jctn 38 off M6 will ... More | visit website
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The George Hotel (6.78 miles)

The George Hotel

The George Hotel is a traditional Inn with a beer garden set in the picturesque village of Orton . The George has eight well appointed letting rooms with bed and breakfast available at very reasonable ... More | visit website

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