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Pavey Ark in Bowness, Cumbria, North West England

Pavey Ark, Bowness, Cumbria, North West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £1941 to £ 2446

Self catering accommodation in Bowness sleeps 6.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Swimming Pool • Short Breaks • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: This very spacious lakeland property occupies the most magnificent and enviable position above Bowness-on-Windermere with lake views across Windermere from the vast living room and balcony. Its fantastic facilities include an indoor swimming pool with sitting area dining area and shower room and toilet sauna and TV/media room (and was once the temporary home from home of the Harry Potter stars and film crew). The sloping gardens feature three terraces with splendid views of the entire length of the lake leading to 8 acres of private lakeland woodland which guests are welcome to enjoy. The delights of Bowness are within downhill walking distance and include good food pubs restaurants a variety of shops and galleries hotel spa Steam Boat Museum cinema and of course Windermere with its steamers boat hire and ferry. Numerous footpaths lead off to tracks around the lake and onto the fells. Should guests wish to explore further afield Hawkshead the home of Beatrix Potter Kendal with museums and high street shopping Ambleside through to Grasmere with the homes of William Wordsworth at the heart of the lakes are approximately half an hour away.

Accommodation details

Lower ground floor: TV/media room. 3 double bedrooms one with en-suite bathroom with bath shower cubicle and toilet one with patio doors. Shower room with toilet. Ground floor: Living/dining room French doors. Kitchen with breakfast area. Conservatory with breakfast area.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Broomriggs Cottage in Hawkshead, Cumbria, North West England

Broomriggs Cottage, Hawkshead, Cumbria, North West England

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £596 to £ 1512

Self catering accommodation in Hawkshead sleeps 8.

Features include: • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Easy Walking Access • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 8

Accommodation overview: Perfectly located in the heart of the National Park, this delightful holiday cottage (one of a pair) is peacefully situated on the lakeshore road, only yards from Esthwaite Water (fishing available), and less than a mile from Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter and the famous Tower Bank Arms. Beautifully appointed in chic, contemporary style, the property retains its cosy cottage features. The front garden faces the lake, which has excellent views in winter, whilst the large rear garden backs onto woodland. Quintessentially English, this lovely area is steeped in history, and there are delightful walks direct from the doorstep. Hawkshead, Windermere, Grizedale Forest, Ambleside and Grasmere are local places of interest. Dove Cottage - the home of Wordsworth - is open to the public all year. Shops ¾ mile.

Step to entrance. Beamed living room with open fire. Garden/dining room with delightful garden view. Modern well-equipped kitchen. Utility/boot room. Double bedroom with step up to en-suite shower room and toilet. Small step down to separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, one with 5ft bed. Twin bedroom. Feature cast iron fireplaces in all bedrooms. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.


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Rampsbeck Lodge in Ullswater, Cumbria, North West England

Rampsbeck Lodge, Ullswater, Cumbria, North West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £411 to £ 778

Self catering accommodation in Ullswater sleeps 2.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Romantic Breaks • Four Poster Bed • Fishing near by • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: This charmingly furnished property (shown bottom right with patio doors) enjoys a wonderful lakeside setting in 2 acres of beautiful gardens which sweep down to the shores of Lake Ullswater with breathtaking views (pictured). The double bedroom has a coronet draped bed and a romantic concealed ceiling light over the bath. Adjoining the owners’ home visitors enjoy use of the private lake frontage with a jetty for launching a small boat and fishing. Windsurfing sailing golf walking and pony trekking are available locally. Pooley Bridge (1.5 miles) has shops tea rooms and inns and there is a restaurant within walking distance.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living/dining room with patio doors/kitchen. 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower over corner bath (no toilet). Separate toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Benchmark Cottage in Haworth, West Yorkshire, North West England

Benchmark Cottage, Haworth, West Yorkshire, North West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £200

Self catering accommodation in Haworth sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Fishing near by • Golf near by • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: 18th century stone cottage with upstairs living under gnarled oak beams offering a happy mix of modern and period decor; lounge with gas log effect stove and balcony overlooking lawned garden, trees and beautiful views: situated beside a small holding with livery facilities the cottage offers Retro- decor kitchen/diner with full appliances; downstairs bedrooms - double (with en suite shower room) and twin; house bathroom with over bath shower, utility/drying room; private parking; excellent walking country, easy reach of Haworth, famed for Bronte authors; 7 minutes walk to Bronte Parsonage and pretty Main Street, with shops, pubs and restaurants; close to Worth Valley Railway; stabling available on farm. The cottage has received a Walkers Welcome accolade from Visit Britain.


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Elk Cottage in Glassonby, Cumbria, North West England

Elk Cottage, Glassonby, Cumbria, North West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £372

Self catering accommodation in Glassonby sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Romantic Breaks • Fishing near by • Golf near by • Pub near by • Easy Walking Acces

Accommodation overview:

Elk Cottage details

Elk Cottage is a 4 Star Gold Award winning restoration of a Grade II listed traditional sandstone barn located in the quiet hamlet of Glassonby in the middle of the Eden Vally. Access to the rolling hills of the Eden Valley and its numerous nearby walks is one of the best features of this cosy cottage.

The recent renovation of Elk Cottage, Jenny's Croft and Glassonby Old Hall dating back to the 1600s, bring these 4 and 5 Star Gold Award winning barns and traditional Cumbrian long house back into habitation for the first time since 1764. They retain many of their original features including old ship timber oak beams, oak mullion windows, flagged stone floors, open fireplaces, stone staircases, stone walls, arched openings, original old fashioned door heights (some low) and terraced gardens and fields. All three properties are furnished throughout with antiques and incorporate solar water heating.

Though Elk Cottage is no longer part of a working farm, its position on one of the higher hills in the Eden Valley gives its gardens amazing views towards the Pennines and the rolling countryside that has seen this area in Cumbria declared one of the UK's designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Elk Cottage is dog friendly and the gardens and grounds surrounding this cottage provide plenty of room for running around.

There are some great walks starting from the front door of Elk Cottage including a walk along from Dale Raven along the banks of the River Eden, a walk to Lacey's Caves along the Eden River, a walk to the Long Meg Stone Circle (the second largest in England) and to the charming nearby Cumbrian village of Melmerby, where the nationally acclaimed organic Village Bakery and the Shepherd's Inn Pub provide great food and local beers (Dorris' 90th Birthday ale is highly recommended).

There is a village shop 1.5 miles from Glassonby in Kirkoswald which also has two local pubs. Bicycles, locks and helmets are available for hire on site. Cycling route maps provided and Glassonby is located along the popular C2C cycle route as well as having many quiet lanes in the local area which are ideal for cyclists.


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Glassonby Old Hall in Glassonby, Cumbria, North West England

Glassonby Old Hall, Glassonby, Cumbria, North West England

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £658

Self catering accommodation in Glassonby sleeps 8.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Romantic Breaks • Fishing near by • Golf near by • Pub near by • Easy Walking Acces

Accommodation overview:

Glassonby Old Hall details

Glassonby Old Hall is a Grade II listed, 5 Star Gold Award winning traditional long house. It is one of three luxury retreats in Glassonby, Cumbria, the other two properties being Elk Cottage (CU041) and Jenny's Croft (CU042) which adjoin Glassonby Old Hall, all three properties dating back to the 1600's. The recent renovation brings the Cumbrian retreats back into habitation for the first time since 1764. These holiday cottages retain many of their original features including old ship timber oak beams, oak mullion windows, flagged stone floors, open fires and stone staircases. All three properties are furnished throughout with antiques and incorporate solar water heating.

Though Hall Farm is no longer a working farm, its position on one of the higher hills in the Eden Valley gives it amazing views towards the Pennines and the rolling countryside that has seen this area in Cumbria declared one of the UK's designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Glassonby is located about nine miles from Junction 40 off of the M6 and is easily reached by taxi from the station in the historic market town of Penrith (three hours train journey time from London).

Glassonby Old Hall is in an ideal location for an outdoor break in Cumbria, with numerous walks nearby leading to Lacey's Caves along the Eden River, to the Long Meg Stone Circle (the second largest in England) and to the charming nearby Cumbrian village of Melmerby, where the nationally acclaimed organic Village Bakery and the Shepherd's Inn Pub provide great food and local beers (Dorris' 90th Birthday ale is highly recommended). There is a village shop 1.5 miles from Glassonby, in Kirkoswald which also has two local pubs. Bicycles, locks and helmets are available for hire on site. Cycling route maps are provided and Glassonby is located along the popular C2C cycle route as well as having many quiet lanes in the local area which are ideal for cyclists.

The Cumbrian hamlet of Glassonby is eight miles from Ullswater, one of England's most beautiful lakes, where there are steam cruises from Pooley Bridge to Glenridding, fabulous hikes up Helvellyn, chances to walk and paddle in the National Trust Aira Force Waterfall, pony treks from Rookin House Farm and canoes and sailboats available to hire from the Glenridding Sailing Centre. When done playing in the Lake District National Park, visitors can enjoy a leisurely meal on the shoreline of Lake Ullswater at the Sharrow Bay Hotel, which serves award-winning cuisine.


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Fellside Barn in Broughton Beck, Cumbria, North West England

Fellside Barn, Broughton Beck, Cumbria, North West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £346

Self catering accommodation in Broughton Beck sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

Fellside Barn details

Fellside Barn is a detached barn conversion with panoramic views across open fields and fells. Wildlife and birdlife are in abundance. Coniston Water can be viewed from the top of the nearby fell.

The barn provides accommodation for four guests and is situated in a quiet hamlet, yet only two and a half miles from the bustling market town of Ulverston. Ulverston holds a market twice weekly and has a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants.

The Cumbria Way passes the front of the property, so it is ideal for walkers.

Dalton Zoo, which is recognised as one of Europe's leading conservation zoos, is only five miles away. Holker Hall, the Laurel and Hardy museum, World of Beatrix Potter, The Eskdale Railway, Muncaster Castle and Cartmel Racecourse are all within easy reach. Golf and fishing are also available nearby.


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Eden Lacy - Force Mill in Eden Lacy, Cumbria, North West England

Eden Lacy - Force Mill, Eden Lacy, Cumbria, North West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £465 to £ 1169

Self catering accommodation in Eden Lacy sleeps 6.

Features include: • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: Force Mill enjoys one of the most picturesque locations in the Eden Valley, which is on the eastern side of Cumbria, on the fringe of the Lake District. The whitewashed, sandstone cottage is positioned right on the beautiful Eden riverbank and overlooks a tumbling weir; this is a truly idyllic location. Force Mill is a delightful, detached, Grade II listed, stone farmhouse which has been completely transformed into an immaculate holiday home. Retaining its original cottage character, its charm is enhanced by beautiful furnishings and modern fittings. Eden is a haven for peace, tranquillity and a vast variety of wildlife, perfect for ornithologists and country lovers. It is an outstanding area for walking, whether for a hike on the high open fells or a gentle riverside stroll. Cyclists will love the quiet country lanes and the C2C cycle route. Outdoor activities don’t stop here - why not try canoeing on Ullswater (10 miles), a spot of fishing on the doorstep for trout, salmon and grayling (by prior arrangement with the owners), pony trekking or golf in Penrith (6 miles). There are attractions for the whole family including a cruise on Ullswater, a ride on a restored railway high in the North Pennines, and even alpacas and ostriches to meet! Surrounded by dramatic landscapes including Ullswater and the north eastern fells, it is also close to both the borders of Scotland and the Yorkshire Dales. This secluded and unspoilt destination will inspire, rejuvenate and refresh visitors at any time of the year. A lively calendar of events adds to a holiday here with festivals of all kinds, country and craft fairs, farmers’ markets, and traditional agricultural shows to name just a few. Shops 3 miles, pub 1 mile.


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Wythburn Cottage in Greystoke, Cumbria, North West England

Wythburn Cottage, Greystoke, Cumbria, North West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £443

Self catering accommodation in Greystoke sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Romantic Breaks • Fishing near by • Golf near by • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps

Accommodation overview:

Wythburn Cottage details

The secluded grounds of the family owned Grade 1 listed Blencowe Hall estate contain these three Grade 2 listed cottages which have been sensitively renovated to a high standard.

Close at hand is the Aira Force National Trust waterfall offering a great combination of a boulder strewn stream for the young at heart to paddle in, a tea shop and a scenic walk up to the peak of Gowbarrow Fell. The cottages are just over a mile from Greystoke Village (which has a lovely village shop, a traditional Lakeland pub, The Boot and Shoe, a heated swimming pool and Greystoke castle with its 3,000 acres of woodland grounds, with the deer park now open for country walks).

In addition to its own private garden, parking and seating areas around the property, also contained within the grounds of Blencowe Hall is a tributary of the River Petterill which has brown trout fishing. Other outdoor pursuits can easily be arranged including salmon fishing, clay pigeon shooting, pony trekking, sailboat hire and cycle tours along the popular C2C cycle route which passes through the village. The fantastic views over the Lakeland Hills and peaceful setting make these cottages ideal for walkers or guests seeking a "get away from it all" location from which they can enjoy the Lake District without being overrun by other visitors. The three properties here Cazenovia Hall, Riverain and Wythburn Cottages are less than four miles from the Lake District National Park.

Blencowe is easily accessible from the Penrith train station (three hours direct from Euston) and a 10 minute taxi ride. It is about four miles from Junction 40 of the M6. Other popular local attractions include Hutton in the Forest and its extensive grounds which are just a few miles away, Lowther Castle, and one of Alfred Wainwright's favourite walks in the Lake District which winds along just above the shores of Ullswater and forms a fantastic loop journey with a leg back along the famous Ullswater Steamers.

A private garden area and sandstone steps down to its front terrace give access to Wythburn's oak floored entrance hall and cathedral-ceilinged massive breakfasting kitchen. This unique conversion incorporates a first floor reception room with cast iron stove and a sandstone framed opening overlooking back down into the kitchen area.


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Lane Foot Barn - Shepherds Rest in Kendal, Cumbria, North West England

Lane Foot Barn - Shepherds Rest, Kendal, Cumbria, North West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £272 to £ 488

Self catering accommodation in Kendal sleeps 2.

Features include: • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: This wonderful centuries-old barn has been carefully converted to create two character eco-friendly holiday cottages with their own patios, giving stunning views over open farm and hills. Situated on the edge of Kendal, a historic market town famous for its mint cake, the location is perfect to tour the Lake District (Windermere 9 miles) and Yorkshire Dales (Sedbergh 9 miles). Water sports or cruises on the lakes, mountain climbing in the Langdales and coastal walks on the Cumbrian Coastal Way are just a few of the many activities to be enjoyed in the area. There is a plethora of historic houses and gardens with Sizergh Castle, Levens Hall and Cartmel 12th-century priory all a short drive away. Shops 1 mile, pub 500 yards.


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Roeburndale Barn in Higher Tatham, Lancashire, North West England

Roeburndale Barn, Higher Tatham, Lancashire, North West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £605 to £ 1095

Self catering accommodation in Higher Tatham sleeps 6.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Short Breaks • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: Set on 250 glorious acres of private farmland these two luxurious contemporary barn conversions enjoy breathtaking panoramic views to the Lakeland fells and the mountains of Ingleborough and Whernside – the highest of the Yorkshire Dales’ Three Peaks. A haven of tranquillity this wonderful country holiday location lies at the northern crest of the Forest of Bowland. On the farm a rural idyll where lambs gambol in the spring there is plenty of space to relax and unwind and it’s always fun to watch the cows being milked and gain an insight into farming life. The barns boast spacious and beautifully furnished interiors and each has a separate garden and patio area in the shared enclosed grounds. Bookable as completely self contained properties or as one large property sleeping up to 14 persons they are set amidst meadows 300 yards from the owners’ farmhouse and dairy buildings. Village shops and pubs 2 miles.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with beams. Utility room. 1 double (5ft) bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower over whirlpool bath and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Jennys Croft in Glassonby, Cumbria, North West England

Jennys Croft, Glassonby, Cumbria, North West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £372

Self catering accommodation in Glassonby sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Romantic Breaks • Fishing near by • Golf near by • Pub near by • Easy Walking Acces

Accommodation overview:

Jenny's Croft details

Jenny's Croft is a 4 Star Gold Award winning restoration of a Grade II listed traditional barn located in the quiet hamlet of Glassonby in the middle of the Eden Valley. Views over the rolling hills of the Valley are the main feature of Jenny's Croft and its private entrance, parking area and outlook make the best of this.

The recent renovation of Jenny's Croft, Elk Cottage and Glassonby Old Hall dating back to the 1600s, bring these 4 and 5 Star Gold Award winning barns and traditional Cumbrian long house back into habitation for the first time since 1764. They retain many of their original features including old ship timber oak beams, oak mullion windows, flagged stone floors, open fireplaces, stone staircases, stone walls, arched openings, original old fashioned door heights (some low) and terraced gardens and fields. All three properties are furnished throughout with antiques and incorporate solar hot water heating.

Though Jenny's Croft is no longer part of a working farm, its position on one of the higher hills in the Eden Valley gives its gardens amazing views towards the Pennines and the rolling countryside that has seen this area in Cumbria declared one of the UK's designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

There are some great walks starting from the front door of Jenny's Croft including a walk along from Dale Raven along the banks of the River Eden, a walk to Lacey's Caves along the Eden River, a walk to the Long Meg Stone Circle (the second largest in England) and to the charming nearby Cumbrian village of Melmerby, where the nationally acclaimed organic Village Bakery and the Shepherd's Inn Pub provide great food and local beers (Dorris' 90th Birthday ale is highly recommended).

There is a village shop 1.5 miles from Glassonby, in Kirkoswald which also has two local pubs.


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