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Granny Dowbekin's™

Pooley Bridge,
CA10 2NP.
tel: 017684 86453

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Map of Pooley Bridge click map for directions Pointer


Tearooms and Tea Garden at the foot of Lake Ullswater in Pooley Bridge


Tea Room

Visit the tea rooms between now and the opening of a new temporary bridge at the end of March, and we'll give you a Pooley  Gingerbridge' before leaving - just a small thank you for making the effort to come and show your support for our community.

ACCESS UPDATE: We are open whilst the bridge is closed.  The iconic Pooley Bridge died on December 5th 2015, aged 251 under the force of the swollen River Eamont.  Luckily no one was hurt.  A temporary bridge will be installed before Easter 2016, we will be open as usual 362 days a year.  Access to the village is by the Tirril Road.  We look forward to seeing you soon.

Granny Dowbekin’s™ Tearooms is located at the foot of Lake Ullswater in village of Pooley Bridge, only 5 minutes drive from the Penrith Junction 40 on the M6.

Granny Dowbekin’s™ Tearooms is a family run business specialising in homemade cakes and scones and offers a traditional British menu of breakfasts, lunches and snacks available all day long and made from locally sourced ingredients.

Granny Dowbekin’s™ Tearooms is located just 200 metres from the Ullswater Steamer ferry pier, which runs every day, weather permitting. Granny Dowbekin’s™ Tearooms is open 363 days a year, 10am to 5pm in Spring & Autumn,  10am til late in Summer,and 10am to 4pm December & January.  Granny Dowbekin's offers an outside catering service, from business lunches to parties & afternoon teas , please email or call with your enquiry. For Coeliacs we have Gluten Free Vegetable Soup, Gluten Free Bread for sandwiches and breakfast dishes, and Gluten Free Chocolate Cake. Dog lovers and their pets are welcome, with Doggy bags available also. Please call us to book a table.  We thank all of our customers who have rated us No.1 in the area on Trip Advisor.