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.

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      12-2:30pm / 6-8:30pm 
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


Local Awards…

We have been included as finalists at this years ‘Cumbria food & drink awards’, in the ‘Dining pub’ category. The awards are held each year at Kendal college & will take place on Thursday 14th March, hosted by celebrity chef Simon Rimmer.

Wish us luck!

Estrella Dam Top 50 Gastropubs Award

National Awards…

We are absolutely overwhelmed to announce that we have been placed at number 69 on the 2024 Estrella Damn UK Top gastropubs list!

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



                 Chippy Lunch

Our ‘Chippy lunch’ is available Wednesday-Saturday 12-2:30pm. For only £16, enjoy Battered haddock, triple cooked chips, proper mushy peas & tartare sauce. No need to book, just simply rock up!

fish and chips


             Opening Hours Update…

We are excited to announce that from 14th February, we will be extending our kitchen opening to a Wednesday also! This means Scott & the gang will be cooking up our fantastic menu 6 days a week again for breakfast, lunch & dinner (excluding Tuesdays)!

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Our Location

Situated just ten minutes off Junction 38 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.

Contact Us

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.