Eating & Drinking

Eating & Drinking at Scales Plantation

Tab and Rob can arrange for a hamper of fresh local produce to be in the camp on arrival and will deliver groceries if needed. They’ll send you a list of provisions prior to your arrival for you to order in advance, which will then be delivered to the camp.

Both Greystoke and Hesket Newmarket have a Post Office and shop.

Pubs & restaurants

The Mill Inn, Mungrisdale (2.5 miles). A beautiful 17th Century coaching inn in a striking location with the Glenderamakin River flowing below and the Lakeland fells above. The menu is based around traditional Cumbrian fayre with fine wines to accompany your meal. In summer you can relax in the beer garden beside the river, and in winter warm yourself by the open log fire.

The Boot and Shoe, Greystoke (6.5 miles). A 17th Century pub overlooking the green in a picturesque village. famous for Tarzan and the Gordon Richards Racing Stables. Homemade bar meals, local real ales and a roaring log fire.

The Old Crown, Hesket Newmarket (5 miles). Owned by a co-operative of more than one hundred local people and other supporters, all dedicated to maintaining the essential character of the pub. The Old Crown serves the very best real ales all brewed by the Hesket Newmarket Brewery which stands at the rear of the pub.