An Inn for the 21st Century

Adam Sutherland

Director, Grizedale Arts

Tom Philipson

Director of Making (The Valley)

Karen Guthrie

Director of Detail

Grace Holland


Grace is also gardener at our sister site, Lawson Park, and Blackwell, where she keeps the Edwardian Mawson garden on the straight and narrow.

Favourite plant? “It changes constantly, but I’m currently enjoying the Purple Loosestrife at Lawson Park, a native wildflower that the pollinators love.”

Alistair Debling

Director of Sustenance

Francis Lloyd-Jones

In House Potter

Simon Athersmith

In House Joiner & Craftsman

Speedy first fix joiner Simon has freelanced on many projects, building sheds and bath houses here and in Japan and fixing all sorts of things that have left the rest of us stumped. In his spare time he likes to climb both up and down things and flies the flag for veganism at staff lunches.

Alison Falconbridge

Finance Officer

Alison describes herself as a lover of the outdoors. She often stops off for a swim up the Crake on her way home to cool off after a day wrestling with Finance at the pub.

Ali Hooper

Hospitality Team Member

Debbie Atkinson

Hospitality Team Member


Open Thursday to Saturday, 10am – 5pm.  
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Open Thursday - Saturday, 12 midday to 10pm.
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