The Shepherds Arms Hotel – Ennerdale Tel/Fax: 01946 861249

The Kirkstile Inn at Loweswater is maybe half a mile off the route and in the words of one C2C’er is worth the extra half mile. Not only were their lunches promptly served and unusually good, with tasty and non-conventional salad garnishes, but the beer was brewed on the premises!’

Birkett Fencing & Garden Centre Cafe – Chapel Row, Rowrah – tel: 01946 863028. Less than 3 minutes off the track at milemarker 9. Open 7 days a week from 9.30-5pm weekdays/ Saturdays as well as 10.00-3.30pm Sundays. Serves a range of home-made cakes & scones, hot and cold sandwiches, jacket potatoes, full breakfasts as well as packed lunches.