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Daw Bank and Daw Bank Cottage, Pikestoll Lane, Greenholme, Tebay, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 3TA, England Tel 01539 624636. Email mgmillard@dawbank.co.uk Vrbo property reference 8165715.

Local shops, pubs, services and a few recommendations - like Railways

Use of a car or motorbike is essential (there is no public transport). Nearest airport: Carlisle (44 miles) or Liverpool (100 miles). Nearest motorway junction: M6 J38.

West Coast Main line - watch steam specials from the sitting room windows. Settle-Carlisle line 17 miles (Kirkby Stephen) and 16 miles (Appleby). Alston line 30 miles. Lakeside and Haverthwaite line 25 miles.

For very local walks, see Maps.


The George, pub. Post Office + village stores; Kennedy's Chocolate Factory; Farmers' Market (a very good one) - second Saturday in the month. All Saints' Church (dates from ~13th C). (see http://www.orton.org.uk/)

M6 Service areas

Westmorland Northbound, Westmorland Southbound and J38 - Prizewinning service areas, not your usual run of the mill. Food shopping, meals, newspapers, confectionery, books, toys, gifts, farm produce and speciality foods (and you can sit outdoors and feed the ducks too). Petrol, diesel. (see http://www.tebayservices.com/)

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The Cross Keys; The Barnaby Rudge. Old School Tea Room.

Junction 38 petrol station (petrol, diesel, LPG, newspapers, local shop); St James' Church. (see http://www.visitcumbria.com/evnp/tebay/)


The Crown; The King's Arms; The Greyhound.

Co-operative stores; Post Office & newsagent, also sells butchery items eg sausage & burgers; award-winning Shap Chippy, Fish and Chips, Pizzas. St Michael's Church (dates from 750 AD); Shap Abbey. (see http://shapcumbria.wordpress.com/)


Bessy Beck Trout Farm and Fishery, https://www.bessybecktrout.co.uk/


The King's Head; The Black Swan. St Oswald's Church. (see http://www.ravenstonedale.org/)


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Site by Sue Millard. Last updated 9 April 2022