Situated in Ireby village, about 5 miles west of Caldbeck, in the North Lakes.
Woodlands is a delightful country house & restaurant in the peaceful Northern Fells village of Ireby.
A former Victorian rectory, offering licensed guest accommodation with dining, with many original features.
Dining is also possible for non residents, but we do required advanced booking for dinner in this case.
Sat in its own grounds, with stunning views over the fells towards Skiddaw, Binsey and the pastures of Caldbeck and Boltongate.
Woodlands is the perfect place to enjoy fine dining in the Northern Fells. A refreshingly different experience off the beaten track.
We are a family friendly establishment. We want children to enjoy their dining experieince as much as the grown-ups.
Dinner is also available to non-residents - advanced booking is required.
We are currently running a ‘table d’hôte’ set menu which changes daily with the availability of seasonal and local produce.
Our dishes are familiar British classics with European influences from France, Austria and Italy.
Our dessert selection features local organic, vegetarian-friendly cheese from Torpenhow, just 2 miles away.
Children are very welcome to dine with their families and we will happily tailor food to suit their taste buds.
We hold a selection of fine wines from around the world to suit all tastes and budgets.
The bar stocks local Cumbrian beers from Hesket Newmarket and Tirrils of Appleby. You’ll find Lakes Distillery gin, vodka and whiskies, produced just 4 miles away, as well as branded spirits and soft drinks.
Woodlands is open all year including Christmas & New Year.
Please remember to mention the Caldbeck area website when you contact Woodlands Country House.