Located in Dent village within the Yorkshire Dales in Cumbria, Penny Bank Cottage is an excellent choice for couples and welcomes dogs. With pubs, cafes and shops on the doorstep, this is an ideal holiday home to use as a base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria (inc the nearby Lake District), a walking holiday or simply relaxing.
Kirkby Lonsdale is a fantastic place for a holiday. It is right on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and only half an hour from the Lake District National Park and the Arnside and Silverdale AONB. The busy market town is full of wonderful independent shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, all virtually on the doorstep of this stylish apartment overlooking the historic Market Square. The Georgian House Apartment No.1 is a beautifully renovated one-bedroom apartment on the first floor of a Georgian building, with a private entrance through a cobbled lane. It's perfect for couples or independent visitors in the area for walking, cycling and sightseeing, or who want a welcoming home-away-from-home while working.
Couples will love The Garden Apartment, a peaceful annexe just outside of Appleby and within walking distance of The Royal Oak pub. It is ideally situated for exploring the Eden Valley and visiting the Pennines, Lake District and the Howgills, as well as Grizedale and Whinlatter Forests. The holiday cottage is equipped for self-catering, but there are lots of places to eat and drink in the vicinity if you prefer not to cook. The comfortable accommodation and lovely garden are a welcome respite for guests at any time of the year.
Nestling in a beautiful position opposite a pretty waterfall, this delightful character holiday cottage sits in the picturesque peaceful Eden Valley in Cumbria and is within easy reach of the Lake District and its many attractions. Ford Cottage is a superb choice for couples (one or two) and a tranquil haven abundant with wildlife where you can relax and unwind.
Perfect for couples (one or two) this welcoming holiday cottage is located in a peaceful hamlet, just a mile from Arnside with its shops, pubs, cafes and beach. Grange-over-sands is easily accessible from Rollen Cottage, as is the South Lakes and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Wonderful walking on the doorstep and a haven for wildlife. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
Ideally situated in the cobbled centre of Dent within the Yorkshire Dales in the county of Cumbria, Ivy Cottage has pubs, cafes, shops and spectacular walking on the doorstep and is perfect for exploring the Dales, Cumbria (including the nearby Lake District), or simply relaxing.
Escape to the serene beauty of the Lake District at Brockstone Grasmere Cottage. This charming holiday cottage, which sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms, sits on a quiet lane beside the Wordsworth Walk. The path runs between the churchyard in Grasmere where William Wordsworth is buried, to Rydal village where he lived for most of his adult life and wrote many of his most famous poems. Ambleside, Keswick and Kendal are all within easy reach, as are Windermere and Hawkshead. Whether your goal is to scale Scafell Pike or do nothing more energetic than meander along country footpaths and reward yourself with a soak in the spa bath and a glass of wine, Brockstone's location surrounded by glorious Lakeland scenery and with no passing traffic, lets you feel like part of the landscape rather than a merely interested bystander.
Get rid of distractions and focus on relaxing with your family and friends at Rookhow. This group accommodation is perfect for families and friends. Let the kids run wild amongst 12-acres of woodland where they can climb trees and build dens, paddle in the brook, and go to sleep with hair smoky from toasting marshmallows over the campfire. The Grade-II listed house is in the beautiful Rusland Valley near Grizedale between Coniston and Windermere in the Lake District National Park. It's ideal for relaxed family get-togethers, walking holidays, and group activities like yoga or writing retreats. The tranquil setting lets you scale back on stress and enjoy the peace and simplicity of holidays from your youth.
A pretty well presented stone cottage sitting in an idyllic peaceful position in a little hamlet close to Kirkby Lonsdale on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The Lake District's many attractions are within easy driving distance, making this perfect for touring, walking, cycling or simply relaxing amongst stunning scenery.
A large detached holiday home ideally placed in a peaceful position two miles from the cobbled centre of Dent village within the Yorkshire Dales in Cumbria - an ideal base for exploring both the Dales and also the nearby Lake District.
This lovely holiday apartment is just a ten-minute stroll from the centre of Windermere, providing couples with the perfect romantic base from which to explore the beautiful Lake District National Park. Jays Nest enjoys a private garden and deck with water views and is close to footpaths and cycling routes as well as popular attractions like Tarn Hows, Wray Castle and the Beatrix Potter Gallery.
Comfy and welcoming, Fountain Cottage sits at the very heart of Dent village within the Yorkshire Dales with pubs, cafes and a shop on the doorstep. Located in the county of Cumbria, the cottage is well placed for enjoying all the Dales (and also the Lakes) has to offer as well as providing superb walking opportunities.
Kirkby Lonsdale is close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the South Lakeland Fells, making this smart period townhouse a wonderful choice for visitors who want to easily explore the region. 7 Queen's Square sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms and is within walking distance of two pubs and favourite sights including Ruskin's View and Devil's Bridge. The pretty market town has a great array of amenities and a fun calendar of events that include an annual Victorian Fair.
Applethwaite is a peaceful Cumbrian village peppered with just a few properties, Derwent Lea being one. Sleeping up to eight guests in six bedrooms, this is a perfect self-catering holiday base for families and friends wanting to holiday together. Surrounded by a lovely garden and located within a sought after village under two miles from Keswick in the Lake District, there are an abundance of attractions for day trips out and great opportunities for walkers.
Sleeping up to twelve, Orchard Barn is the perfect location for a family get-together or a party of walkers or friends. Sitting in the pretty tranquil Cumbrian village of Applethwaite where sheep, chickens and goats wander along the lanes, this welcoming holiday home is under two miles from Keswick in the Lake District so ideal for exploring the Lake District National Park and its many attractions. Tourist board rating: 3 Star
In a truly spectacular position with views over Wast Water, this holiday apartment is ideal for lovers of the 'great outdoors' and provides a comfortable retreat from which to explore the Lake District's many attractions. Superb for walkers and those who want to relax amongst stunning Lakeland scenery.
Located in the peaceful rural hamlet of Baggrow in Cumbria, this lovely holiday cottage provides a perfect base from which to explore the Lake District National Park and the Cumbrian coastline. With lovely views over the Northern Fells and Lakes, Little Byre is a popular choice for those who prefer to tuck themselves away in a tranquil spot, whilst being within easy reach of busier areas such as Keswick, Cockermouth and Whitehaven.
Perfectly placed in Grasmere and just a ten minute stroll to a great choice of pubs, restaurants and shops, this welcoming self-catering cottage sits right in the heart of the Lake District in one of the most popular villages which was once the home of William Wordsworth. Superb walks and an abundance of attractions within easy reach make this the perfect choice for doing as much or as little as you want amongst the beauty of the Lake District National Park.
Tarn Hows is one of two delightful holiday apartments furnished in a traditional cottage-style, each with its own secluded garden patio, ideally located in a quiet spot on the edge of Coniston. Just a short walk from the shops and inns in the village centre, and only a 5 minute walk to the lake, Tarn Hows is an ideal centre for walking and touring the stunning Lakeland countryside. Tourist board rating: 4 Star AA
The Smithy is a quiet cottage on the Furness peninsula, close to Morecambe Bay and Lake District National Park. The former barn now offers comfortable accommodation for up to four people in two bedrooms, and is within walking distance of the centre of Newton-in-Furness where there are welcoming real-ale pubs and good amenities. There are lovely walks and cycling routes from the front door and the cottage is within easy reach of favourite attractions including Windermere, Piel Island and Furness Abbey.
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