A restaurant housed in the oldest building in the Cumbrian town of Kendal has been reopened following a £200,000 refurbishment.
The Grade I site has been boarded up for the past five years, but was recently taken over by Kendal College with assistance from the English Heritage and two local councils.
The new-look Castle Dairy restaurant has had a complete overhaul, with a new commercial kitchen installed.
South Lakeland District Council, which owns the building, invested £120,000 into its development, with the English Heritage allocating a grant of £30,527.
The Savoy Educational Trust, Lakeland Vintners and Kendal College provided a further £65,000 to fund equipment plus fixtures and fittings for the new restaurant and kitchen, according to The Westmorland Gazette.