Jolly up the Christmas schlep by avoiding overpriced motorway services and dropping in at smaller, friendlier places serving great local produce. Selected from new motoring guide The Extra Mile
Three Hares cafe/bistro/bakery
Distance from junction: 10 min
For delicious, freshly baked goodies, this place is tops. Sweet treats might feature red wine and chocolate cake, banana and maple syrup loaf, and overfilled doughnuts. The tiny shop in charming Sedbergh’s old lanes is also a bustling, informal cafe and bistro, often crowded with people savouring coffee and a book, and a large bay at the back looks on to the garden.
Source: The Guardian