It just happens to be afternoon tea week. Not that we need a special reason to indulge in a selection of sandwiches, scones and homemade cakes. Not forgetting the varieties of tea or perhaps even fizz. Throw a stunning view into the mix and you have the makings of a perfect afternoon.

The selection of venues is a varied as the types of cake on your plate. It’s always best to plan and book in advance.

Afternoon G&T at Shed 1 Distillery in Ulverston

Afternoon G&Tea at Shed 1 Distillery, Ulverston
If you are a fan of gin, and let’s face it who isn’t, then why not try this twist on the traditional afternoon tea. Who needs tea when you can have gin!

Alternative Afternoon Tea at The Wild Boar

Alternative Afternoon Tea at The Wild Boar

Another twist of the usual is the Wild Boar Alternative Afternoon tea. Instead of sarnies you’ll find Mini Fish & Chips, Pork scratchings and Pigs in blankets!

Cream Tea and Steam Experience at the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Cream Tea and Steam Experience

Have you ever enjoyed a delicious cream tea followed by a ride on a steam train? Well now is your chance. The Cream tea and steam experience at the Ravenglass & Eskdale railway is not to be missed.

Traditional Afternoon Tea at Lindeth Fell Country House

Afternoon Tea at Lindeth Fell Country House Hotel
Set in beautiful grounds overlooking Windermere, this family-run country house hotel is the perfect place to enjoy a traditional home-made afternoon tea, with delicious sandwiches and sweets along with lashings of loose teaf tea. Choose from a traditional afternoon tea or a sparking afternoon tea, which is the full afternoon tea with the addition of a delicious prawn cocktail and glass of Prosecco. Perfect, english luxury!


Afternoon Tea in the Walled Garden at Lingholm Estate

Afternoon Tea at Lingholm

Why not try afternoon tea in a traditional walled garden in the place that inspired a young Beatrix Potter – the Lingholm Kitchen in Keswick.

Afternoon Tea at Fyr Grill, North Lakes Hotel

Fyr Bar & Grill at North Lakes Hotel & Spa

Fyr Grill at The North Lakes Hotel near Penrith is renowned for its food and the homemade sausage rolls, as part of the afternoon tea, are to die for.

Castle Green in Kendal

Castle Green Hotel, Kendal

The Castle Green Hotel in Kendal boasts stunning views over Kendal, the gateway to the Lake District, whilst you enjoy your afternoon tea, made with the finest local ingredients, it is sure to tempt and delight!

These are just some of our favourites - The Lake District, Cumbria is renowned for its hospitality and what better way to enjoy that world-class service than with a scrumptious afternoon tea. Check out our full list of places in the Lake District, Cumbria for afternoon tea.




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