Stay at the Black Swan and discover some of England s most fascinating landscapes. Whatever time of the year you choose to visit us you can explore the beautiful Eden Valley and Lake District taking in the breath taking scenery. Set just a stones throw away from the main Lake District tourist hubs of Keswick Windermere Ambelside and Pooley Bridge the Black Swan is set in the peaceful village of Culgaith which eminates a friendly and welcoming atmosphere from the locals. Only a short drive away are the famous Ullswater Steamers and Rheged Discovery Centre. Just on the other side of the A66 is Whinfell Forest home to Centre Parcs and we are lucky enough to be close to the Viallge Bakery in Melmerby which is famous for it s fantastic organic produce. Border Game Angling is based on the River Eden and offers a professional fly casting tuition and guided fishing service if this takes your fancy. After a busy day of visiting the local areas take time to relax in our cosy bar complete with a roaring log fire. Dine on sumptuous food accompanied by fine wines and local real ales. The perfect end to a perfect day.