Derwent Edge - Self catering holiday cottage in Portinscale, Nr Keswick, Cumbria, The Lake District, England - Sleeps 4
Located on the edge of Derwentwater, and only a twelve minute walk from the popular market town of Keswick in the Lake District National Park, this comortable self-catering holiday cottage is the ideal location for parties of up to four guests wishing to explore the beautiful surroundings, whether it be the lakes, fells or forests.
With a private car parking space and lockable shed suitable for bike storage, guests can explore the many sights via car, foot, bike or the regular bus service, making days out easy and affordable. Alternatively boats frequently depart from the nearby Nichol End Marina transporting passengers to seven different locations around the lake.
Of particular interest to young children, the Newlands Valley provideds the backdrop to many Beatrice Potter novels. Other attractions include Go Ape and mountain biking in Whinlatter Forest, water sport tuition on Derwentwater and glorious walks on fells such as Catbells, Causey Pike and nearby Skiddaw.
To top it off The Farmers Arms, just a stone’s throw away from the cottage, serves hot meals after a long day. Alternatively, there are many other cafes and restaurants in walking distance, as well as the popular “Theatre by the Lake” which has spectacular views and year-round performances.
- Near Pub/Restaurant
- Garden/Outside Area
- Bike Storage
- Internet Access
- Off-Road Parking
- Washing Machine
- CD Player
- Accessible via Public Transport
Accommodation and facilities include:
- Lounge with dining table, television, DVD player and comfortable seating.
- Kitchen equipped with microwave, electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washing-machine.
- One double bedroom.
- One twin bedroom with two singles.
- Bathroom with bath, overhead shower, washbasin and WC.
Additional information: Heating is by electric night-storage heaters, with the addition of a gas-fire in the lounge. Short breaks available out of peak unless at short notice - please enquire with the owner. Pets are welcome by prior arrangement (additional charge applies).
Low Season from £295
Mid Season from £370
High Season from £495
Peak Season £595
Changeover Day: Friday
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin)
Owner: Lorna Hinde click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.
Derwent Edge joined Independent Cottages in March 2011
Last Minute / Late Availability OffersSat, 15 Jun 2013 for 6 nights - £425
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 for 7 nights - £450
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 for 7 nights - £450
Approximate Location of Derwent Edge
Reviews and Testimonials for Derwent Edge
Very cosy, well equipped cottage. Great base to explore the Lake District. Pub nearby a bonus and very friendly. We would certainly come back.
Excellent location and base for walks and activities, Cottage well equipped and the dogs enjoyed it too! Had a wonderful stay here.
A perfect stay. Cosy and lovely cottage with everything we needed. Fantastic location for walking. Weather good. Thankyou - we hope to return.