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Classical music concert at Lowther Church

St Michael’s Church stands proudly within Lowther park and in the shadow of Lowther Castle. A spectacular location which overlooks the River Lowther and commands fine views over forest and fell. Christian worship has continued on this site for some 1000 years. Todays building dates from 1686 when the walls of the 13th Century Church Read more…

George and Dragon review in the Daily Mail

An Inspector Calls At… The George and Dragon, in Clifton, Cumbria PUBLISHED: 17:33, 27 December 2013 Friends who live near Penrith have been going on about the George & Dragon for yonks. ‘It’s the only place like it,’ said Nicky, who grew up nearby. By which she meant it is the only pub in the area Read more…

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New chef at Eden country inn

Ian Jackson has been appointed the new head chef at Clifton’s George and Dragon country gastro pub. Aged 36, Mr. Jackson lives in Penrith and already has an illustrious local career behind him. Trained in Kendal, he was commis chef at Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, Ullswater, for three years in the mid-1990s. From February, Read more…

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George and Dragon winners of 2013 Cumbria Tourism Taste Award

The winners of the 11th Cumbria Tourism Awards were announced at a glittering ceremony at Rheged, Penrith, on Tuesday 11th June 2013, with Eden businesses including the George and Dragon, who won the Taste Award for a second time, taking four of the top awards. Hundreds of tourism professionals, representing businesses from around the county, Read more…