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Tea/Coffee Shop

Granny Dowbekin's Tearoom Exterior

Granny Dowbekin's Tearoom Exterior


Traditional British baking and meals all cooked or baked from scratch on the premises

Speciality: Lunch

Chef: Daniel Dinham

Covers: 200

Opening details

December 1st - January 31st Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 16-00

February 1st - March 31st Monday - Sunday 9:00 - 17:00

April 1st - September 5th Monday - Sunday 9:00 - 20:00

September 6th - October 30th Monday - Sunday 9:00 - 17:00


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Wheelchair and pram access for the tea room, garden room, and tea garden. 4 toilets, inc Disabled and Baby Changing


Pooley Bridge,
CA10 2NP


Plan route to Granny Dowbekin's Tearooms using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 470244  Lat: 54.61195 Long: -2.82212

In Pooley Bridge right beside the bridge itself. Approach via the A592 lakes side road, or via the B5320 via Eamont Bridge. Car access is only via Eamont Bridge whilst the new bridge os being built, due to be open June 2020. Bus 508 service from Penrith to Windermere stops in Pooley Bridge, likewise Ullswater Steamer Pooley Bridge Pier is 150metres from Granny Dowbekins. We are 5 miles from Junction 40 M6.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Penrith station

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (ie without steps)


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesRestaurant / café well lit and suitable for people with sight impairments
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


Cycle racks provided

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