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Orchard Barn

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7 Nights See prices

  • £990  to  £2300

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Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    6 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    3+ Dogs

  • Access


  • Star Rating

    3 Star

  • Open Fire

About Orchard Barn

Orchard Barn is located within the pretty, highly desirable village of Applethwaite which only has a small number of houses and is just two miles from the popular town of Keswick. It is a peaceful little hamlet where you will see ducks, chickens, goats and sheep wandering along the lane which is quiet from traffic as it does not lead to anywhere.

Riotous blooms of azalea and rhododendron set the surrounding gardens ablaze and streams come tumbling down Skiddaw, alongside the lanes, making their journey to the River Derwent.

Whilst this location is wonderfully peaceful and a walkers paradise, it is only 1.5 miles from Keswick with its numerous pubs, restaurants, shops and attractions. You can either drive there or walk along the road/via the footpaths that cross the village making their way to Latgrigg, Skiddaw or the surrounding woods.

Keswick sits at the very heart of the scenic National Park with majestic lakes to explore, mountains to climb, numerous attractions to enjoy and great days out including:

  • Lake Derwentwater where you can enjoy kayaking, dinghy sailing and windsurfing.
  • Paragliding and tandem flights.
  • The Theatre by the Lakes with an extensive events calendar, and Keswick Cinema.
  • 'Cars of the Stars' Museum where you will see all sorts of famous vehicles from Bond cars to bat mobiles (and even Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!).
  • Mirehouse' - a splendid country house and garden where Tennyson penned the Morte d'Arthur.
  • 'Trotters and Friends' animal farm - a great day out for the little ones.
  • Bike hire (including tandems!).
  • Keswick Climbing Wall and the Pencil Museum - both great attractions on a rainy day.
  • Quad biking at Rookin House.
  • Horse riding and pony trekking at Armathwaite Hall.
  • Every possible type of outdoor shop should you need any outdoor equipment.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Ian & Jennifer Hall joined Independent Cottages in July 2008

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (The Lake District)

Accommodation and facilities comprise:

  • Fantastic lounge at the heart of the property with coal fire, separate kitchen and dining area. Some twenty square feet in size and with patio doors that provide fantastic views, there is ample space to relax, play games and chat about the days adventures over a leisurely supper.
  • Kitchen area including dishwasher, microwave, electric cooker and fridge.
  • Utility room, separate from the living area with washing machine, tumble drier and freezer.
  • Patio providing a lovely place to enjoy a drink as the sun goes down over Bassenthwaite Lake.
  • Three first floor bedrooms with wardrobes (one double bedroom and two twins) which share a shower room and a separate cloak room with WC.
  • Three further bedrooms (one double and two twin rooms all with Velux windows) are up an additional flight of stairs on the top floor.

Additional information: Bed linen in the Barn (sheets and duvets) are provided but please bring your own towels. Cot available. Heating is by electric storage heaters, with additional electric fires and a cosy coal fire in the lounge (heating is included in the price). There is no additional charge for dogs - two dogs maximum).

Star Rating: 3 Star

Orchard Barn Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Fri, 1st Jul 2022 - Thu, 4th Aug 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 5th Aug 2022 - Thu, 1st Sep 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 2nd Sep 2022 - Thu, 20th Oct 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 21st Oct 2022 - Thu, 27th Oct 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 28th Oct 2022 - Tue, 20th Dec 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £970 | 6 nights: £1,290

7 Nights

3 Nights

Wed, 21st Dec 2022 - Tue, 27th Dec 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Wed, 28th Dec 2022 - Tue, 3rd Jan 2023
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms (2 Doubles, 4 Twins)
3 or more dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1768 773175 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Ian & Jennifer Hall
Member Since July 2008

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* Calendar last updated: 12th April 2022
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