The Highwayman

Kirkby Lonsdale

Welcome to the website for the Highwayman


Sitting in Lancashire but only a few miles from the Cumbrian and Yorkshire borders, the Highwayman started life as an 18th - century coaching inn, in the perfect position to offer comfort and respite to those on their travels. Thankfully it retains much of its original charm.

On entering you're welcomed by the bar which forms the heart of the pub. A mix of flagged stone and wood floors, rugs, plants and two open fires make for a cosy, comfortable spot to enjoy a drink with friends (or strangers) and a bite to eat if you fancy.

Carrying on through and the pub opens up; just a little, into a garden room with picture lined walls and doors opening out onto the walled terrace, the perfect place to enjoy on more pleasant days.

Back in the pub and you'll also find a private dining room. It's a lovely room with a homely feel created by the wall of books, plants and nic nacs. It comfortably seats up to 16 people for a private family meal or a business lunch, or, with a bit of furniture rejigging it would also suit perfectly a small gathering of up to 30 or so.

If you would like us to keep you up to date, follow us on Instagram and Facebook or subscribe to our mailing list below and we will send you an occasional update. By subscribing to our mailing list, you will also be entered into our monthly competition to win a meal to the value of £50.

The Highwayman's Big Charity Challenge for Macmillan!!!

Pentathlon 2024

As a pub and community we have decided for 2024 to take on the Great Big Charity Challenge , taking on a Pentathlon of events to raise money for Macmillan...

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Beer and Pie Festival

Thursday 23rd to Monday 27th May

Come on down and join us for our first ever Beer and Pie Festival ! Join us to samples some of the best breweries the uk has to offer alongside some delicious pies from Rich ...

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Highwayman Hikes- June 2nd 2024

Sunday 2nd June

Join us on a little circular walk to Leck! We depart at 9...

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Meadow Box Workshop with Flower Bank

Saturday 22nd June

Join us for another workshop with the wonderful Flower Bank of Kirkby Lonsdale...

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Our passion lies in finding quality fresh ingredients and preparing, cooking and presenting them in a modern but unpretentious way. Our menus have a spine of classic British dishes complemented by more exotic influences from other parts of the world. We upload them to our web site each day so that you may peruse them at your leisure.

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Thanks to our customers recommending us, you'll find us in the:

2023 Good Pub Guide

  • Good Pub Guide2021, 2022
Love pubs? Like walking? Read on...

AllTrails have kindly created a circular walk from the pub to help you work up that thirst/appetite. You can view the walk details via any of the routes below. (varying levels of tech savviness required -Ed)

Nether Burrow and Tunstall Trail an AllTrails walk

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