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  • VisitEngland 4 Star Inn
  • VisitEngland Breakfast Award
  • VisitEngland Cyclists Welcome
  • VisitEngland Walkers Welcome
  • VisitEngland Families Welcome
  • VisitEngland Pets Welcome
  • Sawday's
  • Fair Booking
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Inn with 11 rooms £100-£180 prpnb

George and Dragon

George and Dragon

George and Dragon

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Children of any age are accepted.

1 Standard Dbl
(double room sleeps 2)

10 Std Plus
(flexible room sleeps 2 + 1)

11 Deluxe Flex
(flexible room sleeps 2)

12 Deluxe Dbl
(double room sleeps 2)

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(double room sleeps 2)

3 Superior Dbl
(double room sleeps 2)

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6 Superior Dbl
(double room sleeps 2)

7 Std Twin/Db
(flexible room sleeps 2)

8Superior Plus
(flexible room sleeps 2 + 1)

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    Mature / Senior Couple A B
    United Kingdom
    26 February 2018
    Rated as 5 out of 5


    We met friends there and stayed the night in a deluxe room.

    The service from the managerial staff and the waiters and waitresses was really friendly and courteous .
    The food was also very good quality and would recommend to anyone , thanks again Tony & Lynn

    Reply from George and Dragon at 26 Feb 2018

    Hi Anthony, thank you for your kind feedback, we are so glad to hear that you found everyone friendly and courteous and that you enjoyed the food. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, The George and Dragon team

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    The George and Dragon is a stylish country inn with a cosy bar, and eleven comfortable bedrooms, individually designed and decorated. The elegant bathrooms have roll top baths or contemporary walk-in showers. Ideally situated on the edge of the Lake District, in a lesser known part of Cumbria.

    Enjoy fresh, seasonal food, local ales and fine wines in our relaxing and welcoming restaurant. We grow and rear much of our own produce in our kitchen gardens and fields at Askham Hall, just a couple of miles away. We also source produce from local suppliers and farmers, many of whom live and farm on the family estate.

    2014 Cumbria Life Dining Pub of the Year 2015 and 2016 finalist.
    2016 Cumbria Life ‘Dining Pub of the Year’ finalist & Cumbria Tourism ‘Taste: Dining Experience’ highly commended.
    2018 Family Business Awards Cumbria - Best Food & Drink establishment.
    2018 Cumbria Life Food and Drink Awards - Food and Drink Pub of the Year finalist
    2018 National Pub and Bar Awards - Best Pub Cumbria
    2018 Cumbria Tourism Taste Cumbria Award Finalist.

    Check-in times for rooms is from 16.00, check-out is 11.00. Food serving times are from 12.00 until 14.30 and from 18.00 until 21.00. Bar snacks available all day.

    Walkers, cyclists, families and well-behaved dogs and group bookings are all welcome.


    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • RadioRadio
    • TelevisionTelevision
    • Satellite TVSatellite TV
    • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
    • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
    • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
    • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
    • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
    • Christmas special programmeChristmas special programme
    • Snacks/afternoon teaSnacks/afternoon tea
    • Private parkingPrivate parking
    • GardenGarden
    • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
    • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
    • Central heatingCentral heating
    • Television availableTelevision available
    • FishingFishing
    • ShootingShooting
    • Children's outdoor play areaChildren's outdoor play area
    • Restaurant open to non-residentsRestaurant open to non-residents
    • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
    • Public house/InnPublic house/Inn
    • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
    • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
    • American Express acceptedAmerican Express accepted
    • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
    • DVD playerDVD player
    • Evening mealsEvening meals
    • HairdryerHairdryer
    • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
    • Cots availableCots available
    • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires

    Private fishing, shooting and stalking on the owners family estate, can be arranged. Great base for walkers, cyclists as has great accessibility to the lakes, rivers and mountains of the Lake District.


    CA10 2PF

    01768 865381


    George and Dragon,
    CA10 2ER


    Plan route to George and Dragon using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: NY 536263  Lat: 54.62969 Long: -2.72024

    The George and Dragon is situated on the A6 in Clifton, just a few minutes drive from Penrith, towards Shap and 5 minutes from M6 jct 40. Regular buses from Penrith with a bus stop right outside.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


    • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
      • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • 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:
      • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

    Public Areas

    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
      • YesEntrance to reception
      • YesPublic toilet
      • YesBar
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
    • YesBaby changing facilities


    • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
    • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
    • Bathrooms available with:
      • YesSeparate shower unit
      • YesBath with shower
      • YesBath


    • YesEntrance well lit


    • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
    • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
      • YesSugar free (diabetic)
      • YesGluten free (coeliac)
      • YesLactose free (dairy free)
      • YesLow potassium
      • YesLow sodium
      • YesNut free
      • YesAdditive free
      • YesOrganic
      • YesVegetarian
      • YesVegan


    • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours


    All bedrooms are upstairs and unfortuantely cannot install a lift as it is an 18thC coaching inn.

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