Richard Mawson told our reporter Ryan Dollard: "Nearly everything we serve in the shop and the hotel comes from the farm. The local meat and dairy produce in this part of the world is second to none. Bringing tourists to try it is a great idea."
A new generation of artisan food producers are attracting a different kind of tourist to the Lake District. A rise in the number of micro-breweries, farm dairies and specialist butchers is making Cumbria an epicurean holiday destination of choice.