A family run hotel in the beautiful Eden Valley. Award winning food, friendly & warm service. Relax and enjoy our beautiful rooms.

Welcome to the Black Swan Hotel, Ravenstonedale, owned and run by Louise Dinnes and her fantastic team for the past 12 years. We are situated in the beautiful conservation village of Ravenstonedale in the Eden Valley below the Howgill Fells.

The hotel is ideally located to enjoy local walks, relax in our lovely riverside garden, with resident red squirrels, play the nearby 9-hole Riverside golf course (loan clubs available) or enjoy a game of tennis on the village court. Free wireless broadband is also available in the bars and lounge.

We have been recognised for our achievements over the years from well respected national publications/organisations including Sawdays, Good Hotel Guide, Good Pub Guide, Michelin, the AA, the National Press and many more.

We are proud to have received numerous National and Local Awards consistently highlighting our excellent service, dining and rooms. Including AA Pub Of The Year - England, GHG Cesar Award and Cumbria Life Dining Pub. Please see our Awards page for full list.


  • Accommodation
  • Beer garden
  • Car park
  • Disabled facilities
  • Dogs allowed
  • Family friendly
  • Food
  • Real ale
  • Real fire
  • WiFi free
  • Dart board
  • Cask Marque