Relax and refuel at Sticklebarn in Langdale

Sticklebarn is the best place in Langdale to relax after a day on the fells. This isn’t a traditional pub experience, it’s a National Trust pub and we do things a little differently.

Just so you know...

This article was created before the coronavirus crisis, and may not reflect the current situation. Please check our homepage for the most up to date information about visiting.


Our menu is designed to satisfy hungry adventurers and we pride ourselves on ensuring that all our meals are prepared freshly on site. We have five real ales on tap, we stock a range of speciality bottled beers, serve great wines by the glass and have an extensive whisky menu.

So come along and get stuck in. After all, the more you eat and drink, the more we can do to look after Langdale.


Believe it or not, Langdale's not all about romping up hills, we all need to relax from time to time. We’re all about comfort - on cooler days the fires will be lit, we have blankets, boardgames and books for you to borrow, towels for drying dogs off with and a clothes dryer over the fireplace where you can hang your wet coats up to dry.

Autumn days in Langdale are best rounded off at Sticklebarn, telling tales of the day’s adventures. Join us on the terrace where you can relax around the fire pit and share your experiences with your fellow adventurers.

Films at Sticklebarn

Sticklebarn isn't a traditional pub, we have a great big screen and comfy sofas upstairs and we're going to be showing all sorts of films this year - for free. 

There's proper high-adrenaline films for grown-ups on Tuesday evenings, or in the event of mizzly wet weather (which does occur every now and then in the Lakes), you can make the most and settle in for popcorn, boardgames and family films on an ad-hoc basis. Organised according to the weather, just check our Facebook page to see what's on and when. 

What’s On

Our mission

Made from stone, slate and timber from the valley, Sticklebarn has served the needs of the generations who farmed this landscape. We continue this tradition and welcome everyone looking for adventure and refreshment here.

We'll source all we can from the valley; water from the fells, wood fuel from our land and electricity from the torrents coming down the ghyll. Most importantly we'll ensure that every penny we make is invested back into this magnificent landscape.