Beer is Best

A beautiful March morning here in the Lakes – snow on the fells and glorious sunshine.

Hawkshead Brewery beer festivals are brilliant, especially when the sun shines.

Held at Hawkshead Brewery in the village of Staveley, halfway between Kendal and Windermere, off the A591, just 20 minutes’ drive from JOINER’S MEWS, our cosy, romantic holiday cottage at Heversham.


The Brewery has been holding them twice a year since 2007. The first one was put on to showcase the revolution in British brewing. And that’s what they’ve been celebrating every year since. There has never been a better time for British beer…. more breweries, more beer styles, more innovation, more flavours, more crazy and exciting ideas. Hawkhead beer festivals celebrate that.

Spring Beer Fest

Over 60 cask and keg beers from progressive craft breweries served across 3 bars, live music, food.

Free entry.

Opening times: Friday 22 March & Saturday 23 March, 12pm-11pm

If you can’t make the Spring Fest there’s always the Summer Beer Fest – 18 – 22 July 2019.

80+ Cask & keg beers from progressive craft breweries. Live Music, 4 bars, street food, free entry.

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