Biker Friendly Meeting Places | Cumbria - Lake District

Here follows a list of regular Motorcycle meets, hangouts and general gatherings throughout the area. If there is any we have missed please forward them for inclusion... Photos always welcome!               Main Meeting Places section.

AWJ Penrith Truckstop, Mardale Road, Penrith Industrial Estate, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9EH. Open Mon 6am to Sat 2pm. Fuel, bar, shop, motel rooms and parking with security. Are looking to open weekends and would open for biking events/nights.

Devils Bridge, Kirby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Cumbria, LA6 2SE. A great place to meet bikers, particular on a Sunday. Devils Bridge, from Rich Climbs A Hill
Devils Bridge Snacks, Devils Bridge, Kirby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Cumbria, LA6 2SE

Fat Lamb Inn, Crossbank, Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4LL. Catering for classic and modern car and bike clubs, accommodation packages, meals stops, tea and coffee, etc. Open daily.

Filling Station Cafe, Crosthwaite Rd, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5PR. Open daily with a bike night on Saturdays. Recommended by Dave Evans; "It's a small retro bike-themed diner with a 1960 classic motorcycle in the window. The food is excellent and they sell great proper coffee. There's ample parking and the cafe is only a few yards from the A66 at Keswick. The staff are very friendly and the food is of a high quality with good portion sizes. Highly recommended."

Food Glorious Food, 1 Preston Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 9DL. Bike Nights, Thursday 5pm till late. Popular on Sundays.

Hartside Top Cafe, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3BW. Fantastic views and great food in a cafe that stands in splendid isolation five miles from anywhere. Used as a staging post for rideouts by numerous biking groups and attracting up to 2,000 bikers at weekends in summer.  April 2018 - Currently closed. 

Hot Tram Roll, Heads Road, Central Car Park, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DF. Open 8 - 2. Bike Night, Wednesday night, 5 - 8. (summer). 

Lutwidge Arms, Holmrook, Cumbria, CA19 1UH    c
Meadowside Cafe Bar, The Laneings, Dent, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5QJ. Open 10am - 4pm. Summer Fri - Tues, Winter Fri - Sun. Campsite behind establishment.

Orton Scar Café, Unit 1b, Silveryard, Orton, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3RQ. Recommended by Michael Palmer; "I called in one Sunday as there was a few bikers outside - The welcome I got was great. It has it's own private car park and seating outside. All day breakfast, take out menu and Sunday lunch. Will certainly be back".

The Beehive Inn
, Eamont Bridge, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2BX. Great carpark, good location close to A66, and M6. Two course meal special, Mon - Thurs 12-3 and 6-7. 

The Bridge Café - A595 pit stop, 1 St George's Road, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 4HX. Reopening in 2021 as a Bikers cafe, with memorabilia, photos and bikes on show including the late John Donnans TT bike. Route maps and will be holding an open day soon (2021). A large garden behind the café, for overnight camping, for a small fee of £5 each.
On the verge of the Lake District, with some awesome access to some great bikers routes. With a lot of interest from the Motorcycle community, they are hoping it is just what bikers want/need.

The Bridge Cafe, High Hill, Keswick, CA12 5NX. Open Wed - Sun. 9-5 Wed & Sun, 9-9 Thurs, Fri, Sat.  The Bridge Cafe, Bikers Welcome, Keswick

The Greenhead Hotel, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7HB.  w
The Mulberry Bush, 35 Market Street, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4TB. Open daily. Ample parking in front of cafe. 

The Nook, Epiacum Roman Fort, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3BG. Good flat car park, outdoor seating, can take pre-orders for larger groups and a great meet up location. Open daily. 

The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JY  w  

The White Hare Cafe, 40 Market Street, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4QW. High Street location with plenty of parking outside. Good food, good cakes, great drinks. They provide spray or soapy water to clean your visor. Space to hang leathers. Open Wednesday to Sunday 9 - 4:30. 

The Waverley Hotel, 13-14 Tangier Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7UX. Excellent homemade meals at competitive prices are served, with a selection of traditional pub fare as well as lighter bites, sandwiches and a delicious Sunday Roast. Food served as; Thursday and Friday 12-2, Saturday 12-7.30, Sunday 12-5.30. The fully stocked bar with locally sourced Real Ale is open daily as; Monday - Wednesday 3.30-10, Thursday - Saturday 12-11, Sunday 12-10. Should you wish to make a party booking outside of these times please don't hesitate to contact The Waverley Hotel.    c  Waverley Hotel, Biker Friendly, Whitehaven, Cumbria
Wilf's Café, Staveley Mill Yard, Back Lane, Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9LR. Opening daily: 9 - 5pm. Easy parking close to Café. 

Wilfs Cafe, Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria, The Bridge Cafe, Bikers Welcome, Keswick,  


* Please note, that the above list is mainly put together from visitor recommendations and is by no means a complete list of Meeting Places in the area stated. We encourage visitor feedback and recommendations, so if there is somewhere you have been and would like to tell others about it, then please do.
We strive to check listings at least yearly for any updates, closures or change of business. However, we would advise that before you head off to any of those listed for a specific visit that you check ahead - otherwise have a great ride!
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