The Old Chapel, Bowness on Solway, CA7 5BL
Telephone: 016973 51126
Grid Ref: NY 224524

Local Services

The Hope & Anchor Inn  

The Hope & Anchor Inn is everything you'd want from an English country pub. Set in idyllic countryside by the pictureque Solway Firth, the Hope & Anchor Inn has historic connections with the Carlisle Let Dougie & Liz play host in the pub where he's proud to offer you a wonderful combination of delicious bar snacks and evening meals, a fine selection of Real Ale, wines and spirits, and that tradition of all truly great country Inns - the warmest of welcomes.

There is wireless internet available in the Hope & Anchor Pub.

At the Hope & Anchor Inn, you'll always want to come back for more.


Tel: 016973 51460

The Highland Laddie, Glasson

Mark and Karren


Open Daily from 11am meals served from 12 noon


closed for food on Tuesday


Telephone: 016973 51839


#kings Arms  

Dave Wiseman and family welcome you to Kings Arms Pub, situated in the heart of Bowness on Solway, Cumbria. Located at the western end of Hadrian's Wall, 15 miles along the Solway Coast from Carlisle. This is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and is a cyclist, walkers and Bird-watchers paradise.


The King’s Arms is the ideal base to explore the treasures of the Solway Coast and the Hadrian’s Wall National Trail. The Wall snakes 84 miles from Bowness on Solway to Wallsend, Newcastle. Many people end or start the walk in Bowness using the Kings Arms as a base.


You can also enjoy evening meals in the family dining room with a wide choice freshly prepared, home cooked food. Relax in the bar with pool table, darts and dominoes and sample our extensive range of Real Ales.


Tel: 016973 51426

Walkers Bags  

For walkers following the Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail, Walker's Baggage offer a transfer service between youth hostels, bed & breakfast establishments, guest houses and hotels.

Your luggage will be collected from your starting point on the route and delivered to your accommodation address further along the route usually before 2pm.

Whether starting at the east or west end of the path, or at some point along the way, you can benefit from the service of Walkers' Baggage to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable walk, unencumbered by heavy baggage. We will take every care with your luggage, keeping it secure in transit. Our service is efficient, reliable and fast.


Tel: 0870 9905549