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The Farm House

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7 Nights  

  • £650  to  £1500

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  • £142 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

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£1275 Fri, 31 May 2024
7 nights - Sleeps 6+2 people, overlooking the Newlands Valley and Catbells Keswick

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    6 +2

  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Open Fire

About The Farm House

The Farm House is located at Rowling End next to the owners other holiday homes, The Old Barn sleeps 6, The Mouse House sleeps 2 and Rowling End House sleeps 8 and offers self-catering for 24 guests in total. Sitting in an idyllic position. Views out the windows are amazing, overlooking Catbells and Maiden Moor.

Lake Derwentwater is a pleasant fifteen minute walk away across the fields and from here you can catch a ferry to Keswick. The cottage provides a great starting point for a number of Lakeland walks. Whether you want to discover the beauty of the high fells, the lakes and valleys or simply immerse yourself in glorious scenery, it is very well located providing direct access to some of Wainwright's favourite walks (which include Coledale Round, Catbells and Newlands Round) and the fells.

Dogs have always enhanced the owner's family’s enjoyment of walking and you are very welcome to bring your own dog to share your holiday with you.

Braithwaite Village is only three miles from The Farm House at Rowling End where you will find a choice of pubs and shop, and close to home, the Swinside Inn serving excellent food and drink is just a mile walk away over the fields (or down the lane).

Alfred Wainwright, the famous fell walker loved the tranquility and freedom of the Newlands Valley which is every bit as evident today. Rowling End itself was a working farm up until the 1950s with the surrounding land still being grazed by neighbouring cattle.

Whilst The Farm House at Rowling End is in a delightful secluded position, it has a wealth of attractions within easy reach being centrally located in the heart of the Northern Lakes with Borrowdale, Derwentwater, Buttermere and Keswick easily accessible - whether by foot, bike or car.

For those new to walking in the Lakes, climbing Catbells (located directly opposite) is a must and offers magnificent views where on a clear day you can see the Solway Firth.

Much of the land surrounding The Farm House is quite marshy and provides a haven for wildlife including buzzard and deer. You are also welcome to walk the fields (at your own risk) but need to be mindful of any livestock and leave the wildlife undisturbed.

There are plenty of things to do and see in this area to keep all ages amused, including: Honister slate mines; Borrowdale Go Ape; Braithwaite Keswick Climbing Wall; Whinlatter Forest; Cumberland pencil museum; The puzzling place; Newlands Adventure centre; Keswick Mire House; Keswick Trotters world of animals; Keswick Alhambra cinema; Keswick Launch ferry and Thronthwate Galleries.

For those who want to venture a little further afield, Penrith is twenty one miles, Carlisle thirty five miles and Workington is twenty miles.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Alan & Jo-Anne Roberts joined Independent Cottages in July 2009

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (The Lake District)

Guests are able to enjoy the lovely peaceful grounds in which The Farm House at Rowling End is set and which is home to red squirrels, deer and three other properties. Enjoy easy access straight onto the fells or simply relax outside when the sun shines and enjoy the views.

The Accommodation

Ground floor

  • Spacious kitchen well equipped for self-catering with a dishwasher, oven, hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. There is also a dining table with chairs.
  • Sitting room which is also large with plenty of comfy seating, television, parquet flooring, wood burning stove for cosy nights in front of the fire and lovely views.
  • Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and plenty of space to store outdoor gear (including bikes).

First floor

  • Two king-size bedrooms - one which has an en-suite shower room.
  • One twin bedroom with two single beds.
  • Bunk room with bunk beds ideally for children up to 16.
  • House bathroom with shower over bath, WC and wash basin.

Additional information: Central heating throughout. All bedding, bed linen and towels are included. Welcome pack on arrival. Dogs are very welcome and free of charge. Short breaks available through out the winter. Travel cot available. Off road private parking. The Farm House and The Old Barn can be booked together to accommodate large parties of up to twelve, allowing families and friends to holiday together whilst enjoying a good degree of privacy and personal space.

The Farm House Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 +2 in 4 bedrooms (2 super Kings, twin bedroom and bunk room for children under 16)
2 dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £650
To £1500
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
Please note - The Farm House sleeps 6 +2 people.The owner has 2 properties which, when booked together, can accommodate up to 12 guests.
Dining capacity - Up to 6.
Pricing - Contact owner for group prices.
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)7584 138682 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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Alan & Jo-Anne Roberts
Member Since July 2009

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Last Minute Offers

Fri, 31 May 2024 for 7 nights, £1275
Sleeps 6+2 people, overlooking the Newlands Valley and Catbells Keswick
Fri, 7 Jun 2024 for 7 nights, £1275
Sleeps 6+2 people, overlooking the Newlands Valley and Catbells Keswick
Fri, 14 Jun 2024 for 7 nights, £1275
Sleeps 6+2 people, overlooking the Newlands Valley and Catbells Keswick

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Rowling End House

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Heather View

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The Mouse House

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The Old Barn Rowling End

The Old Barn Rowling End

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Catbells Cottage

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The Farm House 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 19th May 2024