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The Old Barn Rowling End

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £425
    Low season
  • £950
    High season

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  • Available
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Preferred arrival day: Friday

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£275 Mon, 11 Jun 2018
4 nights - Overlooking catcalls and the Newlands Valley

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    2 Dogs

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking

About The Old Barn Rowling End

The Old Barn Rowling End is located at Rowling End Farm and is an idyllic retreat for up to six people. Sympathetically developed, the annex type 4-Star cottage provides comfortable accommodation in a glorious peaceful setting.

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 superb starting point for a number of Lakeland walks and is an an excellent base for exploring the areas many attractions whether you want to discover the beauty of the lakes, the high fells or purely relax amongst glorious scenery. Direct access to the fells and some of Wainwrights favourite walks - including Catbells, the Newlands Round and the Coledale Round can be enjoyed directly from The Annex.

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.

The village of Braithwaite is only three miles from The Mouse House with a choice of three pubs for a pint or meal out, and a village store for forgotten provisions. Across the fields (only one mile or alternatively walk down the lane) the Swinside Inn provides a warm welcome serving excellent food and drink.

Wainwright saw Newland’s 'greatest blessing' as the peace and freedom that the valley brings where you can escape the commercialisation of busier tourist areas. Today this beautiful area continues to offer an undisturbed oasis of calm where you can enjoy a relaxed pace that in essence has not changed over the years. A working farm until the 1950s, Rowling End is surrounded by lush pasture land where cattle and sheep peacefully graze.

Whilst The Old Barn 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 you explore by bike, on foot or in the 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 Annex 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

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • 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)

Guests are able to enjoy the lovely peaceful grounds in which The Old Barn Rowling End is set and which is home to red squirrels, deer and three other properties. Enjoy easy access straight onto the fells and there is a picnic bench on the terrace, for guests to enjoy the views.

The Accommodation

  • The front door leads into the kitchen with oak floor, which is fully equipped with oven, hob, large American fridge freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Large dining table.
  • Two bathrooms with wash basins WC, one with walk in shower and the main bathroom with bath and over head shower.
  • Master Bedroom with super king bed or you can ask for singles.
  • Second bedroom is a twin room.
  • Third bedroom is a king-size bedroom.
  • Utility room with washer and dryer and drying area.
  • Spacious lounge with picture window from floor to ceiling over looking Catbells and the Newlands Valley, woodburner, television with Freesat.

Additional information: Fully centrally heated. Bed linen and towels are provide and included in the price. Welcome pack on arrival. Dogs are very welcome and free of charge. Short breaks through out the winter. Travel cot available. Off road private parking.

The Old Barn Rowling End Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (2 Doubles, 1 Twin)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
2 Dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £425
Mid Season from £650
High Season from £950
Preferred Arrival Day:
Friday
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer
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 777025 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.

Owner Area

Alan & Jo-Anne Roberts
Member Since July 2009

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Please email for short breaks. 4th May for 3 nights £275

Last Minute Offers

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 for 4 nights, £275
Overlooking catcalls and the Newlands Valley
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 for 7 nights, £550
Overlooking catcalls and the Newlands Valley
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 for 7 nights, £650
Overlooking catcalls and the Newlands Valley

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The Old Barn Rowling End 18 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 18th May 2018
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