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                                  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

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…



                 Chippy Lunch

From October, we are pleased to be bringing back ‘Chippy lunch’, available Thursday, Friday & Saturday 12-2:30pm. Battered haddock, triple cooked chips, proper mushy peas & tartare sauce for only £16…. 

fish and chips

            Christmas & New year

Unfortunately we will not be open for Christmas this year, to allow our team to enjoy some special time with their families. Our opening times over December & the festive period are as follows…..
1st-23rd – see normal opening times
24th-27th – CLOSED
28th-1st Jan – see normal opening times

                    Industry night…!

It seems like an age since we were named number 20 on the Top50Gastropubs list, but its definitely still worth celebrating…

That’s why until the end of the year, every Monday night at the pub will be ‘industry night’. For all of you hospitality hero’s out there, book yourselves in for dinner, bring some family & friends & we’ll give you 20% OFF YOUR FINAL BILL….There really is no catch!

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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.