About Us at The Pheasant, Bassenthwaite

Open all day every day for great food, tempting drinks and a breathtaking place to stay.

The Pheasant Inn garden view

Our story

The Pheasant, Bassenthwaite Lake offers the warmest of Cumbrian welcomes in a tradition that has stood the test of time for more than two centuries. Originally a Lakeland staging post and coaching inn, The Pheasant is a unique place that combines outstanding hospitality and local character in a simply breathtaking setting.

Enjoy free on-site parking, spectacular views and a fabulous outdoor terrace.

Dogs are very welcome in designated areas within our bar and our pet-friendly rooms.

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We work alongside the Lake District National park, which means you can also purchase permits from us here at The Pheasant for activities on Bassenthwaite Lake. Why not spend the day on this beautiful lake, before enjoying a well-earned rest in our pub?