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Burr Ghyll

(Ref. 1068896)

Number 27, Burnside Park near Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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22 Customer Reviews

  • "A very comfortable and well appointed lodge in a quiet location with a great view of Latrigg."

    We enjoyed the variety of birds on the feeder and the wildlife in the field which included red squirrels, rabbits and, on one occasion, a deer. An enjoyable and relaxing holiday, despite the mixed weather.

    Reviewed by David5.0Apr 2024

  • "Absolutely loved our stay and didn't want to come home."

    Lodge has everything needed for a relaxing break in The Lakes and fitted our party of 4 well although is kitted out for 6. Short walk to Keswick meant car could stay put. The views to Skiddaw range were amazing with a sense of achievement after walking them direct from the door. Great to see how the weather impacted the look of the scenery. Loved the visits from the birds - including the pheasant and watching the 3 random sheep and horse. Would have no hesitation in recommending Burr Ghyll and I'll definitely be looking to stay again.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Mar 2024

  • "Lovely lodge very clean and spacious couldn’t fault it."

    Good instructions to follow. Loved the view from the lounge over hills. Would certainly recommend to anyone.

    Thank you - I don't think you ever get tired of looking at the view, whatever the weather! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Dec 2023

  • "Excellent stay once again at Burr Ghyll."

    We always love staying at the lodge, it is clean and provides all that is needed for the week including the lovely views. Will be back next year.

    Glad you had a great stay. We love the view too! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Nov 2023

  • "Fabulous what more can be said!"

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    Thank you for your comment! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2023

  • "27 Burr Ghyll is a very nice, well equipped lodge."

    The decking area is spacious and the view is amazing. The boot tidies are a great addition for walkers. The lodge is well maintained and we would recommend a stay to anyone.

    We love the view - fantastic in all 4 seasons! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely Lodge with the most amazing views of the mountains."

    Well equipped with everything you would need. The site is in a very good position for visiting other places in the area Ambleside,Cockermouth,Derwentwater etc Walking distance from Keswick. My daughter even walked and climbed to the top of Skiddaw from the lodge and back. We had a brilliant time hope to be back.

    Sounds like you did a lot of exploring! Not yet had time to climb up Skiddaw, perhaps next year?!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela4.7Aug 2023

  • "Another super stay in this lodge cabin ."

    Everything and more you could possibly wish for could be found in the kitchen . Well kept and cared for throughout. A comfy living room and bedrooms. But of course the main selling point of this lodge is the decking area and the views of the surrounding hills can't be beaten . The location of the park is ideal for anyone wanting gto explore the area. Thank you for letting us stay here again . We will be back.

    Glad you had a good stay. This cabin has one of the best views on the site, and we never tire of the views - beautiful in all seasons and most weather! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jul 2023

  • "Great location for exploring the Keswick area."

    Very clean, comfortable, quiet and an excellent view of the fells. Everything you need for a self catering holiday within the cabin.

    Thank you for your feedback! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Jun 2023

  • "A lovely, comfortable lodge in a great position."

    Glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Mar 2023

  • "The Lodge was lovely and cosy."

    The sofas being particularly comfortable, The Views over the fields and fells were amazing

    Thank you for your feedback, we are pleased you had a wonderful stay and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Nov 2022

  • "Fantastic stay."

    So comfortable after busy days walking and doing activities. Will definately return.

    Glad you had a good stay! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Oct 2022

  • "Mostly the lodge was alright but share a previous review that the 3 piece suite could be updated."

    Also the duvet on the double bed should be replaced as it was noisy when there was any movement which I found a bit annoying . Having said that we all enjoyed our holiday and wish to thank you .

    The duvets in Burr Ghyll are all 3 in 1 feather/down type duvets. We inspect all our bedding regularly and replace when/if damaged. Likewise, we inspect our furniture regularly. We stay ourselves several times a year in Burr Ghyll and the lounge suite is extremely comfortable (even reclines) even if it is aesthetically old fashioned. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jane3.4Oct 2022

  • "Beautiful lodge, well equipped with all essentials."

    Close enough to be able to walk into Keswick with all the shops and cafes, yet in a lovely and peaceful spot. Great views! Plenty of walks straight from the lodge. Can't wait to return!!

    Glad you enjoyed the views. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2022

  • "A lovely comfortable lodge with all the facilities you could ask for."

    Beautiful view and overall completely recommended.

    Glad you enjoyed the view! Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2022

  • "Well equipped, brilliant location, furniture is looking a little tired but made up for with everything else."

    Will definitely book again

    Thanks for your feedback. We regularly stay in our properties so we know that the furniture is all comfortable and regularly cleaned, but perhaps it is a little old fashioned? Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anthony4.7Jul 2022

  • "Burr Ghyll is situated in an excellent location with beautiful views on Skiddaw and Latrigg."

    The accommodation has everything you need for a comfortable holiday and has a very homely feel. We really enjoyed our week and have rebooked again for next year.

    Glad you enjoyed your stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Jun 2022

  • "Another lovely visit to Burr Ghyll stayed here many times it's like home from home."

    Glad you enjoyed your stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2022

  • "An excellent holiday lodge."

    Nicely positioned within easy walk of Keswick facilities, yet on a small quiet site with great views of the fells and good parking. A couple of neighbouring "energetic" kids were tamed at the start. Refurbished to a high standard the lodge had all the facilities you would ever need, with a comprehensive guide on use of all equipment. We will definately return and recommend Burr Ghyll lodge. Thanks

    Thank you for your feedback. Generally it is a quiet site, although it is popular with families in holiday season. I would like your tips on taming children as I might be able to use on my own! ;) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0May 2022

  • "All well really but the wardrobe in the e n-suite bedroom needed tidied and dusting ."

    It would have been good if we could have had earlier entry however we understand the present situation with covid at the moment. We would like to thank the owners for letting the lodge to us.

    Our lodge entry time is 4pm and we ask our guests to leave by 10 am on the last day. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Oct 2021

  • "Stayed here many times it's home from home."

    Love the many birds that use the feeder and the woodpeckers were back aswell. Clean and well stocked kitchen everything you need.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2021

  • "Another stay at Bhutto Ghyll and another excellent time had by all."

    Excellent location and lodge. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Jul 2021

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This property is part of the Lake District Lodge Holidays collection.
From the moment you arrive in the Lake District there is a huge choice of activities and things to see as you take in Britain’s latest World Heritage Site – it’s the only National Park to be recognised for such status.

Summary

  • Burr Ghyll is accessed by 4 steps, the lodge is then all on the same ground floor level
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x Double en-suite with shower, sink, toilet and heated towel rail/radiator, 2 x twin with fitted with a dressing table, wardrobe and TV’s
  • Housebathroom with electric thermostatic shower, sink, toilet and electric towel rail, shaving point
  • Open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area, feature fire surround with electric fire,
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • electric induction hob and oven fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, X-box, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels incl in rent (please bring your own leisure towels)
  • A travel cot is provided in the lodge for you to put up (please bring your own cot bedding)
  • Off-road parking for two cars by the side of the lodge
  • Private decking with furniture
  • Please note, charging of electric vehicles is not permitted in this lodge, The nearest charging point can be found at Booths Supermarket in Keswick
  • Sorry no smoking and no pets
  • Note: Please do not use disposable BBq's on the wooden deck
  • Note: Unlimited broadband connection with dedicated router in the lodge, quality and reliability of connection will vary based on the number of people using it, prevailing weather conditions and therefore may be limited or slower, bookings cannot be accepted if they are solely reliant on the provision of uninterrupted and unlimited Wi-Fi and we are not held responsible or liable for loss of connection
  • No on site facilities, but there is a The Pheasant Inn with restaurant and the Filling Station Diner (serving breakfasts) just 5 minutes walk away
  • The property is within easy reach of plenty of quaint towns and bustling cities due to its convenient location near the A66 road

The property

Burr Ghyll is a traditional pine cabin situated at the popular Burnside Park on the outskirts of Keswick.

It enjoys a lovely position with uninterrupted views to the nearby peaks of Latrigg and Skiddaw. The open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area has a snug and comfortable feel to it, with patio doors leaving out to your front decking, outside furniture is provided so you can sit and enjoy the views to your hearts content.

The living room offers ample seating with a three-seater, two-seater sofa and one armchair, making it the perfect place to relax in at the end of the day with a cup of tea and some local cakes.

The fitted kitchen and dining table comfortably seating six, ensures that preparing and enjoying a home cooked meal is a breeze.

At the end of the day retreat to one of the three bedrooms, the master bedroom offers a double bed, built in furniture and en-suite shower room with sink and W/C.

The second and third have full size twin beds with a small dressing table and wardrobe and TV’s.

In addition to the en-suite there is a further house shower room with electric shower, sink, toilet and electric towel rail. Burnside Park is a development of traditional pine log cabins located on the outskirts of Keswick and just a short 10/15 minute walk from the town centre.

Keswick is the capital of the north Lakes where you will find many fabulous shops, bars, restaurants, a cinema, theatre and a wide variety of activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Derwentwater is a short distance away.

There is a Pub with restaurant and an American diner (serving breakfasts) just 5 minutes walk away.

You can walk up Latrigg Fell from the lodge door.

Burnside Park is located at the foot of Latrigg and Skiddaw in landscaped gardens with streams running through and has magnificent views across to the fells.

A wonderful base for your north Lakes adventure.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.

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About the location

KESWICK

Bassenthwaite 7 miles, Ullswater 16.6 miles; Cockermouth 13 miles.

The popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the North of the Lake District and has plenty to offer the visitor at any time of year. The town boasts numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering miniature golf, excellent parks, the famous Theatre by the Lake, a charming cinema, the Pencil Museum, a climbing wall, fishing and great mountain biking opportunities, whilst the beautiful lake of Derwentwater at the head of the stunning Borrowdale Valley is only a few minutes walk from the town centre. Nearby, between Braithwaite and Buttermere is the beautiful Newlands Valley, while picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake is well worth a visit. From a gentle countryside ramble to a challenging hike up Skiddaw or the famous Catbells, there really is something for everyone. Visit Castlerigg Stone Circle, the Jennings Brewery and Mirehouse, a grand house and gardens on the shores of the Bassenthwaite Lake, or take a fabulous boat trip around Derwentwater. With plenty of attractions for the kids, lovely parks and the nearby Lake District Wildlife Park this is a great Lakeland destination whatever the time of year.

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Burr Ghyll is accessed by 4 steps. The lodge is then all on the same ground floor level.

A travel cot will fit in the master bedroom only and is provided for you. Please bring your own highchair as one is not provided.

The outside deck is fully enclosed but not gated.

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £50 for this property.

Please note, charging of electric vehicles is not permitted in this lodge. The nearest charging point can be found at Booths Supermarket in Keswick.

Due to the property location, some associated road noise may be heard

Subject to Burnside Park rules:
Hen or stag parties are not permitted.

Burr Ghyll has its own fast broadband connection that should be suitable for streaming services, code found on router. Bookings cannot be accepted if they are solely reliant on the provision of uninterrupted and unlimited Wi-Fi and we are not held responsible or liable for loss of connection.