The Pheasant is a casual guesthouse situated in Cockermouth. It was originally a 17th-century coaching inn and staging post and is surrounded by landscaped gardens.
There are 15 rooms with traditional Cumbrian touches, floral decor and antiques. Amenities in the room include flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and luxury Egyptian linens. All the rooms also have en suite bathrooms with rainfall showerheads and free toiletries, plus garden views.
The Pheasant is a smoke free property. It has two lounges, one with a fireplace, and there is a beautiful landscaped garden. Guests have complimentary access to the spa of a nearby hotel and there’s free parking on-site.
Breakfast is complimentary. There’s a restaurant serving traditional food, a county-style bistro and a bar. Room service is available.
The guesthouse is situated at the north of the Lake District. It’s a six-minute walk from the Bassenthwaite Lake and three miles from Cockermouth Golf Club.
WiFi in lobby
Bassenthwaite Lake, CA13 9YE, Cockermouth, United Kingdom
The hotel is situated just a stroll away from the
shores of Bassenthwaite Lake, and is surrounded by a beautiful landscaped
garden. Thus the location is very calm and pleasant. The hotel also has a
rustic touch and quaint decor giving it a countryside feel. Guests said that
they loved the hotel and locality because of its convenience and
Delicious and nicely presented meals
Guests liked the food served at the hotel. All the
meals were very tasty, freshly made and well presented. Though the food wasn't
served in huge portions, it was good enough as a onetime meal. The homemade
shortbread served with afternoon tea was specifically liked and mentioned by
many guests. Moreover, guests also said that they enjoyed their meals even more
as they had them in the beautiful garden.
Guests were impressed by the services offered by the
staff. They said the staff gave attention to details and never ignored even the
smallest concern faced by them. The staff was always helpful and had a friendly
Poor location of the garden
Some guests said that the location of the garden is
very disappointing. It's actually located in the car park and therefore gets
very noisy. The noise of the car doors slamming and people gathering near the
cars for bidding goodbyes is actually annoying at times.
The hotel as well as the rooms have dated decor and
need some refurbishment said a few guests. The rooms are basic and can be
upgraded to some level.
Deteriorating standard of the restaurant
Some guests said that the restaurant in the hotel was
losing its original charm. Serving food took a lot of time,
there was mismanagement in the table bookings and the menu selection was also
WiFi in public areas
Free WiFi (public areas)
Hand sanitizer provided
New safety protocols
Free WiFi (rooms)
Arrival / Departure
Check in: 2:00
Check out: 11:00
Bassenthwaite Lake , CA13 9YE , Cockermouth , United Kingdom Telephone: +44(1768)776234 | Fax: +44(1768)776002 | Official Homepage