The Stag Inn – Dufton

The Stag Inn, which stands in the heart of Dufton village overlooking the green, was built in 1703 as an inn with solid oak beams.

This is a classic country pub – and very ‘walker friendly’ – with a large cast-iron range warming the main bar, an open fireplace in the smaller lounge and a comfortable dining room to the rear serving a wide choice of meals.

The Inn itself is a traditional pub which dates back to the turn of the 18th century, it is a Free House serving real ale with a reputation for good food, you can choose from the pub menu or a la carte, it also has the benefit of a beer garden.

“We are delighted to be part of The Outdoor Guide and had a great time with the crew and Julia Bradbury when they were filming for her new ITV walking series, Best Walks With A View.”

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TOG Says …

“The fire and location of this pub is perfect after a long day of walking in the Pennines.”
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About Us

The Stag is traditional in every sense with solid oak beams, exposed stonework and a range of cask-conditioned ales on offer. We are recognised by CAMRA and listed in the Good Beer Guide with a fine choice of ales includes the Black Sheep, Boddingtons Bitter, Castle Eden and Flowers IPA.

On a warm summers evening, take a relaxing drink in the beer garden as the sun slowly sets against the backdrop of the Pennine Hills.

When it’s cold outside you can be sure of a crackling fire to welcome you into the cosy atmosphere of the bar ….

The Area

There are plenty of places to visit, including:

  • Appleby in Westmorland – The historic market town
  • Dufton Pike on the Pennine Way
  • High Cup Nick on the Pennine Way
  • High Cup Winery – Cumbria’s only commercial vineyard and winery
  • Penrith – Known as the “old red town” because of its sandstone buildings
  • The Rheged Centre – A destination for family activities, shopping, cinema, food, conferences and events

The Cottage

tag Cottage adjoins the Inn and both are owned by the same family. The delightful sandstone cottage was refurbished in 2006 with modern furnishings which compliment the features of this converted stable. The Inn itself is a traditional pub which dates back to the turn of the 18th century, it is a Free House serving real ale with a reputation for good food, you can choose from the pub menu or a la carte, it also has the benefit of a beer garden. Dufton lies in the Eden Valley on the Western edge of the Pennine Hills, with an abundance of walks and cycle rides from the doorstep.

The Lake District National Park is within 30 minutes drive and the Eden Valley is renowned for the fishing and peace and tranquillity. A five minute drive will take you into the historic market town of Appleby where you will find more amenities, including shops, restaurants and pubs.

Accommodation details

Ground floor
Heated by Oil central heating, the accommodation comprises:
Lounge/diner: With colour TV, DVD, and CD radio.
Kitchen: With electric oven and ceramic hob, fridge and microwave.

First floor
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, W.C. and wash basin.

Facilities
All fuel, bed linen and towels. No cot available as there is not enough room in bedroom.

TOG Walks

Julia enjoying her visit when filming for the new walking series

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