A Carlisle pub is gearing up for a summer of trade following the unveiling of their revamped outdoors area.

The Crown Inn in Stanwix have announced their new front terrace area is complete and the popular venue is now ready to welcome customers to their new space.

The owners stated on their Facebook page: "Our new front terrace area is complete!

"We are now taking bookings from 4pm Friday for this area which is the place to watch the world go by! It’s a people watchers paradise!"

They added their hopes that the promising spell of weather forecasted for the weekend would attract customers in the ucoming days.

They added: "The forecast for the weekend is a scorcher so the timing could not be better!

"Give us a call if you want to book and be one of the first to sit here!"