Herdwicks Cafe

Herdwicks Cafe
Cafe and coffee shop in Coniston
Yewdale Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8DU
Opening hours: 9am - 5pm (Mon-Sun)
 Vegetarian  Vegan  Open Sunday

Great cappuccino!


The cheese scone and breakfast was delicious


A large menu featuring everything you'd expect (including the staple teacake), along with daily specials


Expect tourist prices in Coniston. Cappuccino (£3.40), sandwiches (~£7), breakfast (£8), teacake (£2.70), soup (£5.50)


Plenty of outdoor seating, along with bike racks to lock your bikes


Lots of in and outdoor seating, ring ahead for larger groups. During the summer months the outdoor seating gets busy but service is efficient


Superb location and makes the ideal pitstop for when cycling around Coniston, Ambleside, Windermere or the Hawkshead area

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At the foot of The Old Man of Coniston you’ll find a bustling, modern family run cafe and bistro boasting spectacular views from their sheltered garden terrace.

Priding themselves on sourcing locally, the scones and teacakes are made by Fat Flour, a local artisan bakery based at Grange over Sands and the coffee is produced by Red Bank coffee roasters in Coniston.

A popular destination for cyclists, you’ll find a great breakfast (served until 11:30) in adition to a wide range of hot food, sandwiches and cakes.

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