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  • AA 4 Gold Star Inn
  • AA Breakfast Award
  • AA Dinner Award
  • Sawday's
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Inn with 14 rooms £38-£50 pppnb

AA 4 GOLD STAR INN, AA BREAKFAST, AA DINNER, Sawday's

The Black Swan

The Black Swan

Contact

Ravenstonedale,
Kirkby Stephen,
Cumbria,
CA17 4NG

Address

Ravenstonedale,
Kirkby Stephen,
Cumbria,
CA17 4NG

Details

Charming 14-bed 4* AA Highly Commended Inn in gorgeous conservation village with separate restaurant, small private restaurant, bar and lounge. Beautifully restored/refurbished, our family run Inn offers a relaxed, informal home-from-home with cosy bars and lounge and beautifully en suite rooms with lots of little extras. Excellent selection of local Cask ales & wines. We pride ourselves on the quality of our food, served daily in our busy and popular restaurant, bar or lounge. Our menu is small but varied, and all of our dishes are freshly prepared using local seasonal ingredients sourced from our local suppliers. Our Award winning Inn is featured in the 2011/12 Michelin Guide, CAMRA, Good Hotel Guide & Good Pub Guide. We have our own beautiful riverside garden and our own country village store. Ideal for visiting the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Northumberland and beyond. The Settle-Carlisle railway and Coast to Coast walk are very closeby.

Children welcomeTelephoneTelevisionSatellite TVTea/coffee making in bedroomsLicenced (table or bar)Packed lunches providedSpecial diets availableIroning facilitiesConference facilitiesChristmas special programmeTravel agent bookingsSnacks/afternoon teaPrivate parkingGardenTotally non-smokingDisabled facilitiesCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesElectric shaver pointsTelephone (public)Television availableTennis onsiteFishingPony trekking/horse-ridingGolf available (onsite or nearby)Restaurant open to non-residentsVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedPublic house/InnDogs/pets accepted by arrangementVegetarian diet availableAmerican Express acceptedWiFi or internet accessDVD playerCoach parties welcomedSingle sex groups welcomedEvening mealsHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal firesStaff fluent in German

Tennis and golf & snooker in village, free to residents. Ideal location for walking the Howgill Fells. Two ground floor disabled & dog friendly rooms. Children welcome from any age.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: NY 722038  Lat: 54.42886 Long: -2.43000

Nearest train station: Kirkby Stephen, pick up is available.

By car: Ravenstonedale is less than 10 minutes from junction 38 on he M6. Leave M6 jct 38 and follow signs to Brough. Ravenstonedale is 4 miles before Kirkby Stephen, signposted off the main road.

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelephoneTelephone
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Conference facilitiesConference facilities
  • Christmas special programmeChristmas special programme
  • Travel agent bookingsTravel agent bookings
  • Snacks/afternoon teaSnacks/afternoon tea
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • Tennis onsiteTennis onsite
  • FishingFishing
  • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Restaurant open to non-residentsRestaurant open to non-residents
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Public house/InnPublic house/Inn
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • American Express acceptedAmerican Express accepted
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • Coach parties welcomedCoach parties welcomed
  • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • Staff fluent in GermanStaff fluent in German

Tennis and golf & snooker in village, free to residents. Ideal location for walking the Howgill Fells. Two ground floor disabled & dog friendly rooms. Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesGravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesBar
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesClear surfaces such as glass doors have contrast markings
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)

Bedrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesBath with support handrails available
  • YesBedrooms available with en suite bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair
  • YesBedrooms available with separate, private or shared bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair
  • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair users

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance well lit
  • YesBell at main entrance

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan

General

  • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours
  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
  • YesStaff have had disability awareness training