• Inglenook, NorthumberlandInstant Book Overlay Image
    Inglenook is located in the centre of Backbarrow in the South Lakes peninsula, a perfect base from which to visit many popular attractions in the Lake District. A short drive away is Newby Bridge. This popular area is home to the Lakes Aquarium and Windermere Lake cruises.

    The ’upside down’ house offers a large games room with football table, pool table, sofa and TV on the ground floor. The spacious master bedroom is also on the ground floor with a separate shower room. On the first floor is the open plan dining and kitchen area, a separate living room with a large multi-fuel burner taking centre stage, and fantastic views overlooking the river. There are also three double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

    A short drive away is the traditional village of Cartmel, famous for its horse racing weekends and also its sticky toffee pudding. This quirky village is definitely worth a visit. Whilst exploring this area you are close to Grange-over sands, a Victorian seaside town with many shops and cafés to enjoy. South Lakes Safari Zoo is also within easy reach and worth a visit.

    Backbarrow is the perfect base to explore the lakes, whether you are planning to enjoy walking a few of the 214 Wainwrights fells, cycling the fantastic roads around here or driving over to many other popular towns around Cumbria including Ulverston, Ambleside, Coniston, Bowness-on-Windermere and Windermere, then you really are spoilt for choice! Beach 8 miles. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant 300 yards.
    £119
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  • Coopers Cottage, NorthumberlandInstant Book Overlay Image
    Coopers Cottage is the perfect terraced holiday home for visiting the Lakes. It is perfectly situated near to the main road for getting out and about but far enough away that you hear nothing but the wind in the trees and the birds singing. The cottage has been beautifully restored to a good standard making your stay comfortable. With the multi-fuel burner in the living area and the underfloor heating, you can be toasty warm on those cold winters’ evenings and in the summer you can sit out on the patio offering generous views and access to the paddock. The cottage was once a thriving gunpowder works dating back to 1798 and part of Low Wood Mill gunpowder works located on the estuary with access to the sea, now only the cottages and the clock tower survives today as a reminder of the past. Beach 5 miles. Shop 4 miles, pub and restaurant 530 yards.
    £61
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  • The Burrow, NorthumberlandInstant Book Overlay Image
    The Burrow has been beautifully restored to a good standard making your stay comfortable. It was once a thriving gunpowder works dating back to 1798 and part of Low Wood Mill gunpowder works. With the multi-fuel burner in the living area and the underfloor heating, you can be toasty warm on those cold winter evenings and in the summer you can sit out on the patio and enjoy views and access to the paddock. Beach 5 miles. Shop 6¾ miles, pub and restaurant 600 yards.
    £88
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  • Methera Cottage, NorthumberlandInstant Book Overlay Image
    There is no place like Methera Cottage in the Lake District where you can escape from the world and relax. This modern, semi-detached cottage is comfortable throughout, and is the perfect rural retreat. Ideal for couples seeking a quiet break away in the Lake District without the crowds, yet close enough to enjoy all the attractions the South Lakes has to offer. This cottage’s open plan living space and modern styling give it a contemporary feel. It’s compact, but it’s functional, with designated areas for dining, cooking, and relaxing. Dinner is served in this light, airy room, then you can watch Sky TV while enjoying your favourite tipple. A large window lets the outdoors in, and high ceilings add a sense of space. The kitchen has a brand-new (2022) shaker style kitchen is well-equipped with everything you need to prepare a meal. Outside, Methera has its own flagged veranda with outdoor seating. Stone outbuildings are provided for guests’ use and are ideal for storing bikes/mountain gear or kennels for pets. The cottage also has a private parking space.
    The lovely market town of Ulverston is within a 10-minute drive, its cobbled streets are lined with a great selection independent shops, pubs cafés and restaurants. The home town of the Stan Laurel, half of the famous comedy duo Laurel and Hardy celebrates his birth with The Laurel and Hardy Museum and ‘Another fine fest’, one of the many festivals and events available in the town throughout the year. The beautiful South Lakes area offers a wide selection of breath-taking walks and cycle routes or for the less energetic amongst you there is something for everyone from Michelin starred restaurants, to steam trains, lake cruises, wildlife parks, stately homes, horse racing or even escape rooms. You are spoilt for choice and there’s something for everyone.
    These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 8 guests.
    £75
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  • The Old Workshop, NorthumberlandInstant Book Overlay Image
    Welcome to The Old Workshop, just a couple of minutes from the bustling centre of Keswick. It’s perfect for groups of couples and families, and if you’re looking for an excellent base for that family reunion, look no further. The Old Workshop is located in a quiet residential street, just off the town centre. There’s a private parking space and ample street parking meaning you can leave the car behind and enjoy this popular market town on foot.
    Keswick is full of narrow streets with independent shops and courtyards, and has an abundance of bars, pubs, restaurants, cafés, coffee shops, delis, outdoor shops, and every other type of shopping experience you could imagine. This traditional market town is full of great things to discover. If you like culture check out the Theatre by The Lake, with award-winning arts and drama on the banks of Derwentwater, where you can also hire a rowing boat or even take a dip if you need to cool down. For fun you could try Puzzling Place, a mind-boggling attraction based on optical illusions or the Derwent Pencil Museum, home to the largest pencil in the world. Or if you want a wild day out, try The Lake District Wildlife Park at Bassenthwaite being 8 miles away, or The Lakes Distillery offering daily tasting and tours, which is also only 8 miles from the property. If you like walking, cycling and climbing, you are surrounded by some amazing scenery and routes around Latrigg and Catbells, and nearby you’ll find Skiddaw, Blencathra and Helvellyn to name a few. Beach 22¾ miles. Pub and restaurant ¼ mile.
    £138
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  • The Old Chapel, NorthumberlandInstant Book Overlay Image
    The moment you approach this beautifully converted chapel you know you’re in store for a lovely stay in a unique property. The large wooden chapel doors open to reveal a big hallway with a couple of rooms leading off to the sides. You come to a useful study room first which offers a little privacy or peace, and the opposite is a utility room providing the perfect place to dry and feed the dog, dry wet coats after a busy day’s walking in the Lakes. A second set of doors opens into an impressive, Instagram-worthy living space, with high vaulted ceilings, large leaded windows, and oak beams.
    Once you catch your breath, you can take in the large kitchen with all the amenities and space required to cater anything from a simple sandwich to a family feast. The breakfast bar is the ideal place to watch the chef show off their skills whilst enjoying a glass of wine before moving the feast to the large dining table, where you could easily imagine you were starring in an epic movie during a medieval banquet.
    transition easily into the comfortable living area with its sumptuous sofas, electric fire, and TV. You can’t fail to notice the first of the bedrooms as your eyes are drawn to the glass-fronted stairs leading up to the kingsize bedroom in the rafters of the chapel, where there is also an en-suite bathroom to the left. The remaining three bedrooms consist of two more king-size beds and a twin room, all with en-suite bathrooms and located on the lower floor level.
    The chapel is in the quiet Hamlet of Lowick Green near Spark Bridge but offers a great location to explore the scenery and attractions of the South Lakes area. There is a local pub The Farmers Arms. The iconic Coniston Water is just 10 miles away, offering a great location for wild swimming, paddleboarding or kayaking for those water enthusiasts. Alternatively, within a short drive, you can enjoy the world-famous Windermere water offering Lakeside towns to explore with an excellent range of independent shops, restaurants, pubs, or attractions like The World of Beatrix Potter. Take a lake cruise or hire your motorboat to enjoy this vast expanse of water. Other local attractions include the Motor Museum, Lakes Aquarium, escape rooms, high ropes, and outdoor adventures, right through to horse racing or Michelin star restaurants. There is truly something for everyone to enjoy and all set against some of the most stunning scenery in the world. Bardsea Beach 5 miles. (dog friendly).
    £169
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    Welcome to this stunning holiday cottage nestled in the heart of the countryside, offering a perfect blend of comfort and modern amenities for your getaway.
    The cottage comfortably accommodates up to 8 guests (6 adults and 2 children in a bunk bed). It features two kingsize en-suite bedrooms, providing luxurious comfort and privacy, one kingsize bedroom and a cosy children’s bunk bedroom, a TV, and a PS4 gaming console.
    After a busy day’s adventures unwind in the inviting sitting room, where a crackling wood burner creates a warm ambiance during cooler evenings. Enjoy entertainment on the flat screen TV or stream your favourite music via the MP3 player. Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the cottage.
    The heart of the cottage is its spacious and fully equipped kitchen, complete with modern appliances and ample counter space. Gather around the dining table for delicious meals prepared with local ingredients. A breakfast nook offers a cosy spot for morning coffee and casual meals, enhancing the communal experience.
    Step outside onto your own private terrace, where you can soak up the tranquil surroundings and enjoy alfresco dining. An outdoor fireplace adds warmth and ambiance, extending your enjoyment into the evening hours. The cottage is part of The Swan hotel which boasts a fantastic spa and leisure facilities as well as a lovely restaurant if you choose to treat yourselves.
    Whilst you might be happy to just relax and enjoy the comforts and luxury on the doorstep you are also Ideally located to enjoy amazing days out, all within a short drive, such as Windermere Lake Cruises. Choose from a variety of cruise options, including scenic tours and trips to nearby attractions, or Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway where you can embark on a nostalgic steam train journey through the picturesque landscapes of the Lake District. Enjoy stunning views and learn about the area’s rich history, this journey can take you to The Lakes Aquarium, a family-friendly attraction offering an immersive journey into the fascinating world of freshwater habitats.
    Cartmel Village is famous for its medieval priory and renowned Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding or enjoy the excite and fun of a day at Cartmel races, maybe followed by a meal at a Michelin star restaurant. For History buffs there is Holker Hall and Gardens where you can immerse yourself in the beauty of Holker Hall’s stunning gardens and historic house. And we’ve not even mentioned the outdoor activities available such as climbing, wild swimming, kayaking, cycling and paddle boarding. With an array of activities and attractions within easy reach, your stay at this holiday cottage promises to be a memorable experience, filled with relaxation, exploration, and enjoyment of the stunning Lake District surroundings.
    This property can be booked together with The Hedgehog (UK46923), The Dormouse (UK46926) and The Owl Nest (UK46927) to accommodate up to 32 guests.
    £196
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