Fresh from retaining its 2 AA rosettes, a Cumbrian inn has been featured in not one, not two, but three prestigious hospitality guides for 2018.
The Sun Inn, a 17th century inn in Kirkby Lonsdale, has been listed in the latest editions of The Good Food Guide, The Good Hotel Guide and Sawday’s Special Places to Stay.
It comes as the inn received its official plaque from the AA, after retaining its 2 AA rosettes for culinary excellence.
The guide states that The Sun Inn “does what good inns do, look after you in style” as well as highlighting Kirkby Lonsdale, the ancient market town as “one of the prettiest in the north.”
Also recently published, The Good Food Guide recognises The Sun Inn for the fourth year in a row.
The five-star inn and restaurant on the Cumbria-Lancashire-Yorkshire border has been named in the 2018 edition of the UK’s bestselling restaurant guide, thanks to a compilation of reader and visitor recommendations and anonymous expert inspections.
To top of the trio of honours, The Sun Inn has also just been shortlisted in The Good Hotel Guide 2018.
Accommodation providers are invited to join the guide, it’s completely impartial and no advertising influences the entries.
The Good Hotel Guide celebrates independent hotels and inns - places that are full of character and where the owners and their staff spend time looking after their guests with a warm welcome and flexible service.
The Good Hotel Guide prides itself on diversity simple B&Bs and traditional inns like The Sun Inn are listed alongside grand country houses and city hotels.
Owner of The Sun Inn, Iain Black said: “We’re over the moon to be included in three such prestigious publications this year.
"We’re passionate about providing a personal service to guests and diners at The Sun Inn but what’s really important about being in the three guides is the fact that customer recommendations play a big part in being selected for entry.”