Editor’s Choice The Manor Arms Broughton in Furness
Expect a great atmosphere at The Manor Arms, a friendly, family owned pub in the ‘undiscovered Lakeland’ of the Furness Peninsula, Cumbria. An easy drive from the coast and Coniston Water. it’s a traditional pub with roaring fires when it’s chilly, a pleasant garden and up to eight real ales at any one time. It also provides bed & breakfast accommodation in comfy en suite rooms.
The Manor Arms is a 17th century free house which has been owned by the Varty family since 1988. It is highly popular with the locals, including writers and artists who used to include Watership Down author the late Richard Adams. Walkers also love it, being on the Inn Way Walk, a 90-mile circular route from Ambleside, past lakes, Scafell Pike and 43 other pubs.
Guests will never be short of company, conversation or a sociable game like pool or dominoes. There’s emphasis on great tasting beer, with three Cumbrian favourites permanently on draft. Furness CAMRA made it Pub of the Year for 2018 and 2019. As Scott Varty says: “We have a mini beer festival every day.”
The guest rooms are two doubles and a twin. Full English breakfast can be taken in the bedroom or bar. Light snacks are available, and meals can be enjoyed in nearby village pubs or cafés.
The Manor Arms Broughton in Furness