A popular restuarant in west Cumbria has announced that it will be closed over the summer holidays. 

The Vagabond in Whitehaven made the announcement on their social media site this week. 

A spokesperson said: "Our pub will be closed for summer holiday from August 1 to August 17. We will resume our business from August 18.

"We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We will respond to any messages we received during this period as soon as possible after August 18.

"Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Looking forward to seeing you back. Have a lovely summer holiday."