Cranstons - Butcher - Maker Cranstons - Butcher - Maker

Delicious local food
-made by us-

Butcher + maker

Just like Stanley Cranston back in 1914, our skilled butchers buy only the best cattle, sheep and pigs from farmers we know and trust, expertly hanging and cutting the meat. We have full control from field to counter. Working in our Cumbrian Food Hall kitchens our experienced team make sausages and pies, cure bacon, roast meats, and prepare fresh salads each day

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Our local hero

Our traditional lightly spiced Cumberland Sausage is a real crowd pleaser – our butchers have been making it here in Cumbria with local pork  for over 100 yrs

Quality you can
trust – since 1914

A family run butchers for more than 100 years, we are
passionate about offering the highest quality local
meat and produce for our discerning customers.


Award winning butcher + maker

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