Nestled between the North Yorkshire
Moors & The Lake District

Welcome To The

Black Swan Hotel

in Ravenstonedale, Cumbria

Owned and run by Louise Dinnes, and her team for the past 16 years,
The Black Swan is a beautiful Victorian Inn, nestled in the heart of Ravenstonedale, Cumbria. 
Relax, enjoy a well-stocked bar, award-winning food, characterful accommodation & true Northern hospitality.

NUMBER 20!!!!

We are absolutely overwhelmed to announce that we have been named the UK’s 20th best gastropub in the 2023 Estrella Damn UK Top 50 gastropubs!

Click on the logo to read more about all of the finalists…


                                  WE ARE HIRING!

We’re on the lookout for Front of house & kitchen superstars to join our team ready for a super busy summer season. Senior & junior members, full or part time considered, with no experience necessary, just a willingness to work hard & be a great team player! Call us direct for more details & speak to Scott.

Opening Times


Monday            10am – 11pm
Tuesday            10am – 11pm
Wednesday     10am – 11pm
Thursday           10am – 11pm
Friday                 10am – 11pm
Saturday           10am – 11pm
Sunday              10am – 11pm


Monday            12-2:30pm / 6-8:30pm
Tuesday                                        Closed
Wednesday                                  Closed 
Thursday          12-2:30pm / 6-8:30pm
Friday                 12-2:30pm / 6-8:30pm
Saturday           12-2:30pm / 6-8:30pm
Sunday              12-2:30pm / 6-8:30pm


Please note, although our kitchen is closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays, did you know our bar & accommodation are open every day of the week? We serve a fantastic continental breakfast only to guests staying with us on the Tuesday evening.

Finding us...

Our Location

Situated just ten minutes off Junction 36 of the M6 motorway & just a short drive from the A66 that connects Cumbria with the North East. A perfect base to explore the hidden treasures of the Eden valley, Lake district & Yorkshire dales.

Book A Table

It is always best to call us to make a table reservation. Please call us on 015396 23204 or alternatively email us on and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Thank you Louise & Team

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Need some further information?

Please do call us on 015396 23204 or email us on for an informal chat.