With more than 50 wines from around the world to sample over the weekend, come to the Woolpack Inn in beautiful Eskdale for a feast of viticultural delights! Buy by the glass, the bottle, with tasting vouchers or try our ‘Like the Taster? Finish the Bottle!’ deal. Thursday 16th is Preview Day when you can learn how to taste from the experts. Friday 17th it’s Fish‘n Chips‘n’Rock’n’Roll with live music Saturday 18th for our 777 gourmet dinner – 7 wines and 7 courses at 7pm, booking essential as places are limited. Sunday 19th for Food with Fizz! Champagne or sparkling wine to enjoy by the glass with the Sunday Roast or Afternoon Tea.
The Woolpack Inn
From the south Leave the M6 at junction 36 and follow the A590 signs for Barrow. Around 15 miles from the motorway, you’ll take a right hand turn at Greenodd following signs for Workington and Whitehaven and the A5092 (A595). Carry on along this picturesque road for around 11 miles to the traffic lights at Duddon Bridge, then turn right following the signs for Ulpha and Seathwaite. The roads will start to get narrower for 3.5 miles, then turn left for Eskdale and Whitehaven, just 300 yards after the mini Post Office. Head up the ‘short, sharp, shock’ hill and continue over the hills for 6.5 miles. When you reach the King George IV pub, turn right, signed Boot and Eskdale. Follow the road for another 3 miles and the Woolpack will welcome you on your right. From the north Leave the M6 at junction 40 and follow the A66 signs for Keswick and then Cockermouth (about 30 miles). You’ll come to a large roundabout at Cockermouth (next to the Shepherd’s Hotel/Sheep & Wool Centre – take the first exit signed A5086 Egremont and continue along this road for 14.8 miles until you reach a roundabout at Egremont. Take the first exit, signed A595 Barrow, then go ‘straight on’ at the next 3 roundabouts. After 10.5 miles, you’ll come to a petrol station on your right (last petrol before us). Turn left just after the petrol station, following the signs to Santon Bridge and Eskdale Green. At this point the road gets narrower. Continue along this road for 1.6 miles, and turn right (signed Eskdale Green), then at the end of this road (1.8 miles), turn right and pass through Eskdale Green, then turn left at the King George IV pub signed Boot and Eskdale. Follow the road for another 3 miles and the Woolpack will welcome you on your right.
Date of event:
Thursday, 16 November 2017 (All day)
End of event:
Sunday, 19 November 2017 (All day)
12:00 to 23:00
Published: 19 November 2017 - 6:15am