Lake District Towns and Villages
Hesket Newmarket in the Lake District National Park
The tiny village of Hesket Newmarket 'the hillside where ash trees grow' is set around the village green, nestling in the northernmost part of the Lake District National Park. This is the heart of John Peel country, where the Caldbeck fells offer plenty of good local walking. There is a post office cum general store, a pub, a covered market cross, a hall and a brewery.
The village pub, called the Old Crown, offers many special beers from the Hesket Newmarket independent brewery. Meals are also available at the pub.
Caldbeck, just a mile down the road, has a pub with restaurant facilities and Priest's Mill offers really good vegetarian food.