The 21st Century Kirkby Lonsdale offers the visitor the same soothing views the Romantics enjoyed, the same old historic buildings lining quaint streets and alleyways. Take a stroll down Salt Pie Lane, see if you can find your way back through Jingling Lane to the old Market Square. Discover some of the wonderful independent shops, including an Aladdin’s Cave of a hardware store, stunning designer jewellery, artisanal chocolatiers and bakers.

Discover the good things in life here in Kirkby Lonsdale. Book a mid-week break or a long weekend at Plato’s boutique bed and breakfast. Enjoy the peace of the Cumbrian countryside, fabulous food and truly great wines. Explore the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland – areas of outstanding natural beauty, right on our doorstep. Call us today to book one of our comfortable rooms and enjoy a true Northern welcome.

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Ultra luxury Vi-Spring beds, crisp cotten linen, flat screen TVs, luxurious en-suite bathrooms with rainfall showers and so much more

Ensure that your stay here at Plato's is something to remember by choosing one of our special room offer packages.

All our customers receive a complimentary parking permit on arrival which is valid in all South Lakeland District Council car parks 

Quaint Streets, Independent Shops, Lovely Places to Stay

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Plato's is a 5* boutique bar and restaurant with luxury bedrooms and a self-catering loft apartment, offering guests a relaxing escape and the very best in hospitality.  Our customers visit us from all over the country and further afield too.  So it's up to us, the Robinson family and our amazing team, to delight guests with exceptional customer care and local knowledge of our beautiful surrounding area, so upon leaving they feel they have experienced a true Northern welcome.  As a family we are incredibly proud of what we have all achieved .  Over the years it has taken self-belief, passion and a hard work ethic to get us where we are; this has been a family effort with our extended Plato's family

We like to sit on comfy sofas by a cosy wood-burning stove, sipping the wonderful tea and coffee supplied exclusively to us from Atkinson’s of Lancaster. Read the morning papers, chat to friends, browse the internet. Spend an evening nibbling on tapas in elegant and comfortable surroundings where the conversation flows and the beer is chilled. Eat real food that comes from local fields, not just from cans or freezers.

Pop in any time for a coffee. Wander in from the market and enjoy a hearty breakfast. Join us for cocktails on a Friday night. Come for a pint of real ale any day of the week. 

You may want to book in advance for an overnight stay to make sure your favourite room is available. If you’re coming for dinner it’s usually best to reserve a table. Give us a call on 015242 74180 or send an email. Ask about having your family celebration at Plato’s – it’s a great venue for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings or funerals.

Kirkby Lonsdale is a truly blessed town – situated in Cumbria, on the borders with Lancashire and North Yorkshire, and named after the valley of the beautiful River Lune. Flowing from the Howgill Fells above Tebay, the river tumbles then meanders through some of England’s loveliest but largely undiscovered countryside. The English Romantics recognised its merits – John Ruskin and JMW Turner saw that all the elements of a perfect romantic landscape could be seen from one spot. A clear, sparkling, meandering river; lush, pastoral meadows replete with contented cattle; heath-covered hilltops bare but for the heather and sparse grassland; ancient stone farm buildings and castles; and even the discernible signs of Neolithic settlements.

Our Boutique B&B in Kirkby Lonsdale offers a first class restaurant, elegant bar and beautiful, comfortable rooms.

Contact us now, to book a room or a table.

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