Autumn food in the Lake District

There's nothing better than spending a crisp autumn day in the fresh air of the Lake District, then warming up with a hearty autumn treat. As the weather turns colder, soups, pies and warming broths are on the menu.

Cinnamon buns at Sticklebarn in Langdale

Festive feasts and treats at Sticklebarn 

Warm fires and tasty, planet friendly food designed to satisfy windswept walkers are the order of the day at Sticklebarn this winter. You’ll find a delicious combination of meat, vegetarian and vegan dishes on the menu, and not to forget the puddings – the rich Christmas cake filled with fruit and warmly spiced is not one to be missed. And what better way to discuss the day’s antics than over a glass of Sipsmith Sloe Gin Fizz, a Cumbrian real ale or sat, fireside, with hands wrapped round a warming mug of Mulled Westons Cider.

The view onto Windermere from Claife Viewing Station

The café in the courtyard  

Our new café at Claife Viewing Station is a hidden gem on the west shore of Lake Windermere. The fire is always roaring in the autumn, and we've tasty, seasonal soup on the go.

A slice of apple and rhubarb crumble

Acorn Bank tea room

The choice is endless in this cosy tea room and courtyard. Warm up with a bacon bap and a coffee, or try a home-cooked roast dinner, followed by a fruit crumble with fruit from our very own orchards.

Visit the Sizergh café this season

Lunch at Sizergh

Our café at Sizergh is lovely and contemporary, and gives you a taste of the family history. This season we've soups, cream teas, hearty stews and hot cumberland sausage. Pair with a walk round the garden for a perfect autumn day out.