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The following are additions or changes that will need to be taken into account in the next edition(s) of the relevant guides, which are currently in preparation

COCKERMOUTH - August 2018 Edition published. The KINGFISHER has been sold at auction. Future plans for the                            premises are unknown. The BUSH INN has re-opened. CLUB DERWENT opening hours are now                            6-11 (M-F & Sun) 6-12 (Sat).

BORDERING COCKERMOUTH - November 2018 Edition published. Opening hours at the FISH HOTEL are : Closed                            (M-W) 10.30-3  6-11 (Th&F)  10.30-11 (Sat)  10.30-10.30 (Sun). Closed January to mid                            February. The WHEATSHEAF at Embleton is Closed. The SUN at Bassenthwaite Village is only                            open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

KESWICK - June 2018 Edition published.


OUTER KESWICK - May 2018 Edition published. The GLARAMARA HOTEL, Seatoller has dropped “& Outdoor                             Adventures” from its name. Opening hours now 11-11 (M-Sun).

MARYPORT, ASPATRIA & SOLWAY COAST - June 2018 Edition published. The LAST MAN INN, Plumbland now                         has Keswick Gold on as a regular. Being re-surveyed. The LOWTHER ARMS, Mawbray is closed.

WORKINGTON AREA - May 2018 Edition published. The RIFT BAR is closed and GRAPES have ceased serving                         Real Ale. The GREEN DRAGON opening hours have changed to 7-12 (M-Sat)  Closed (Sun). The                         ROYAL OAK, Seaton now has three changing guests.


WHITEHAVEN - May 2018 Edition published. The JOHN PAUL JONES is currently closed. The WATERFRONT has                         re-opened. The LOWTHER CLUB has been voted Cumbrian Club of the Year (CCOTY) 2018.

A595 HENSINGHAM TO GOSFORTH - May 2018 Edition published . A planning application has been lodged with                         Copeland Council for change of use for the DISTRESSED SAILOR, Hensingham. The plan is to                         demolish the premises and erect a number of houses.   


A595 HOLMROOK TO WABERTHWAITE - June 2018 Edition published.

A5086 ROWRAH TO EGREMONT - August 2018 Edition published.

BREWERY GUIDE - June 2018 Edition published.

GOOD BEER GUIDE 2019 selections will be noted on entries. See also Latest List link on Awards Page.

This page updated 18 December 2018.