Businesses in Portinscale Towns and Villages of Cumbria


Portinscale white washed cottages by James DenhamPortinscale is a farming village. The area has been settled since prehistoric times, evidence of which was uncovered in the early 1900s. A collection of axeheads was found in a stonesmiths workplace.

Portinscale by Philip HallingThe local pub, Farmers Arms, serves real ale. There is a village store and tearoom. Portinscale caters to tourists with its many hotels and other types of accommodations.

Photos courtesy of James Denham , Philip Halling

Portinscale is located at Derwentwaters northern end just off the A66.

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