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This traditional 17th-century Cumbrian inn is set in the Eden Valley, between the old market towns of Appleby and Penrith. It has a cozy bar with a log fire, and has free Wi-Fi and free parking on site.

Each room at Black Swan has a carpeted floor and wooden furnishings. Rooms all come with a flat-screen digital TV, and facilities for making tea and coffee.

You can enjoy fine wines and local ales in the bar, and hearty meals in the restaurant. Food is locally sourced, and for breakfast there is a full cooked breakfast with specialty Cumbrian sausages.

The Black Swan owns fishing rights on a 4.5 miles stretch of the picturesque River Eden, famous for trout and salmon fishing. Guests at the Black Swan can request a pass to enjoy free fishing onsite. A wide range of fishing lakes are also available within a 15-minute drive.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Black Swan has been welcoming guests since Oct 12, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Black Swan

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • Hi do you have somewhere secure that I could park 1 motorcycle overnight?
    yes, we have a secure car park to the rear of the pub, kind regards Stephen
    Answered on May 13, 2021
  • I am disabled, need a room wheelchair accessable double beds private shower - toilet etc can you help - one night aug 26-27 many thanks
    I'm sorry we are unable to accommodate you, kind regards Stephen
    Answered on July 3, 2021
  • Do you have ground floor rooms please Thank you
    First floor rooms only With two small flight of stairs
    Answered on October 13, 2020
  • Hi do you take a couple on a motorcycle as we’d like to do a bit of touring and stay for a couple of nights thank you
    Yes we have secure parking to the rear of the pub and would certainly welcome you , Kind regards Stephen
    Answered on February 20, 2022
  • Hi would our two bikes on our tow bar be safe overnight please thank you
    Absolutely, we have secure parking to the rear and one of the lowest crime rate areas Kind regards Stephen
    Answered on September 25, 2021
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: International

Amenities of Black Swan
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Live music/Performance
  • Horseback riding Off-site
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Darts
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Suit press
  • Baggage storage
  • Packed lunches
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Black Swan takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:30 PM - 9:30 PM


7:30 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
£10 per stay

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club Black Swan accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about Black Swan

  • Black Swan offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Fishing
    • Darts
    • Horseback riding
    • Live music/Performance

  • Guests staying at Black Swan can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Black Swan has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Black Swan include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • Black Swan is 5.6 miles from the center of Penrith.

  • The prices at Black Swan may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Black Swan is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.