‘La Ruche’ B & B is located in the Parish of Sockbridge and Tirril between the bustling and historic market town of Penrith, Gateway to the North Lakes, and the charming village of Pooley Bridge, which lies on the shores of idyllic Ullswater and spectacular surrounding fells. It is situated in an ideal location for anyone wishing to explore this stunning part of Cumbria on foot, by bike, or by car. Penrith station is just 2 ½ miles away, and the main bus route between Penrith and Windermere (open top tourist bus during the summer months) is on the door-step.

The tasteful and attractive accommodation is well-appointed and comprises a double or twin bedroom with TV and Freeview box, stylish ensuite shower room and toilet, and its own private entrance. There is an attractive seated area directly outside the accommodation.

Breakfast is arranged in advance to accommodate all tastes – full English, Continental, Vegetarian and Vegan options. It is served in the main part of the house, overlooking a stunning rural landscape. The village pub is two minutes away, and serves a range of evening meals. There is a good choice of eating places within a three-mile radius.

Food and Hygiene: 5 Star rating