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Glaramara

Number 7, Burnside Park near Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1068893)

4.6

Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

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

Reviews & Ratings

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11 Customer Reviews

  • "Wonderful"

    Glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by FahadJun 2022

  • "This is the second time I have sayed at glaramara and sadly it seems to have deteriorated within a year."

    The bed linen in the twin room smelt stale like it had been left in the washing machine too long and the room had a urine/sicky smell which reminded me of an old people's home .I appreciate it is a pet friendly lodge but the whole place did not smell fresh and didn't feel very clean which was very off putting.there was dog hair around and underneath the double bed .the towels in the double room were also hard and crispy . My first stay a year ago was lovely however we left feeling rather disappointed on this occasion and it is unlikely we will book again.

    I am sorry that you found Glaramara had deteriorated. The beds including mattresses in the twin room were replaced less than 4 weeks ago. Perhaps there was a new mattress smell - although we were staying at the time and didn’t notice anything? We deep cleaned the lodge before Easter including under all the beds. Our cleaner has worked for us for a long time and our feedback is normally really positive.Edit 3/6/2022 The cleaner and I inspected the twin room and there was no sign of any staining and we couldn’t detect any unpleasant smells. Property Owner

    Reviewed by BelindaMay 2022

  • "Beds and couches a little tired."

    Thank you for your feedback which we have passed across to the owner to look into further. We hope this will not deter you from returning and we look forward to welcoming you back. From the owner:- The twin beds were brand new at the start of May 2022. We are replacing the sofas at the end of August 2022. Property Owner

    Reviewed by DerekMay 2022

  • "Just got back from a lovely week, the location was very good for walks from the door and an easy walk into Keswick!"

    The lodge was excellent with beautiful views from the balcony, it was spotlessly clean and comfortable with all amenities included which added to our amazing stay! Will definitely return in the future as we have so much more to explore!

    Glad you had a great stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AllanApr 2022

  • "Top gaf, make sure you walk round derwent water with your dog, eat at the pheasant over the road it’s top"

    Thanks for the feedback. The walk around Derwent water is great - and if that feels too far, the number 78 open top bus or the Kewick launch are great for the return journey from Lodore. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KieronApr 2022

  • "Couldn't fault it at all excellent ."

    Would stay again

    Glad you had a good stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by WayneFeb 2022

  • "We have just returned from a 7 night stay at Glaramara."

    The lodge is in a lovely position with views from the rear decking and although site is close to the main busy A66 and roundabout you don’t really notice or hear the traffic. Few minutes walk into town and well worth it as street parking was a problem as busy. The lodge is very well equipped with everything you could need and comfortable and warm. Our only criticism would be to replace the tube bedroom and bathroom lighting to white light rather than yellow as a little dark to see. Also, I couldn’t find a comfortable pillow as they were all a little flat and lumpy. I would probably take my own for our future visit. Other than that lovely holiday accommodation. Many Thanks!

    Thank you for your feedback. We hadn't intended replacing the lights, but we will have another look at them. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KeithFeb 2022

  • "Absolutely loved our stay at Glaramara, was everything we were expecting and the surroundings were beautiful, would highly recommend."

    The only downside was the constant reminder I kept getting via email of everything we needed to do before we left such as take bedding off, hoover, no pots to be left out, no sign of dog hair etc the list was endless so we felt like we had to leave a day early so we could spend a good couple of hours cleaning which we did cutting out holiday short. I’m all for having a good clear up before I leave but I’ve never had so many demands when stopping anywhere previously. We have 2 dogs who also loved it but to say there can be no sign of dogs once we have left is crazy, surely that’s what cleaners are for.

    All we ask is for guests to leave the property as they find it. Requests to strip beds and wipe down surfaces are to minimise C-19 risks for our cleaners. Property Owner

    Reviewed by NatalieNov 2021

  • "Glaramara is a wonderful, warm, clean, comfortable lodge with excellent amenities."

    In a quiet location with great view from the patio and only a short distance from the lovely town of Keswick. Had a brilliant 5 night stay here (despite the weather!) and would definitely recommend. Thank you.

    Thank you for your feedback. If only we could fix the weather! Glad you still managed to enjoy your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by LindaOct 2021

  • "Loved the lodge great location and everything we needed for a great staycation ..."

    Loved the lodge great location and everything we needed for a great staycation Unfortunately let down by lack of any communication from Lake District lodge holidays on the deposit refund which we still await several weeks after our stay despite leaving the lodge spotless

    Thank you for your feedback, we are delighted to hear of how much you enjoyed your stay. Nothing your comments on your outstanding security deposit, we have emailed you directly regarding this and we hope this clears it up for you. We are sorry you felt the need to place the comment on the feedback but we do hope if you wish to discuss anything further, you will get in touch with us directly. Glaramara is a wonderful lodge in a great location and is definitely worth another visit in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JonJul 2021

  • "We've stayed at Glaramara twice before and have always been very happy with the lodge and the location."

    Unfortunately this time 2 weeks after we completed our holiday I am still waiting for a refund of the housing bond. We left the lodge immaculate and even offered to pay for the plastic fish slice which snapped. It was already very worn and we only used it once before it broke. I waited on the telephone last week for some time before I was told the refund would be in my account mon/tues. Yet again I waited 10 minutes on the phone earlier and gave up when nobody answered. Due to us enthusing about the property 2 sets of friends have booked Glaramara and we have another week booked in September. If I am going to have to beg for my refund each time I go there I will certainly not be booking any holidays there in the future and shall inform friends about the difficulty in getting our money back.

    Reviewed by LorraineApr 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

  • Glaramara is accessed by 5 steps
  • The lodge is then all on the same ground floor level
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x King sized bed, dressing table plus wardrobe and storage, 1 x twin beds with a small dressing table and wardrobe
  • House Shower room with double width electric thermostatic shower, sink, toilet and electric towel rail, shaving point
  • Open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area, feature fire surround with log effect electric fire, a 2 and 3 seater fabric sofa, nest of tables, dining table with 4 chairs, fully fitted kitchen
  • Electric heating
  • Ceramic hob and electric oven, fridge microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, electric fire
  • 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 outdoor furniture
  • Two dogs welcome
  • Please note, charging of electric vehicles is not permitted in this lodge, The nearest charging point can be found at Booths Supermarket in Windermere
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Note: Please do not use disposable BBq's on the wooden deck
  • Note: Glaramara Lodge has its own fast broadband connection that should be suitable for streaming services, 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
  • 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

Glaramara is a traditional pine lodge situated at the popular Burnside Park on the outskirts of Keswick.

It has a lovely position with views across open fields.

The lodge is ideal for a couple or family and welcomes two dogs.

Perfect for a relaxing break with all the comforts and conveniences of home!

The open plan kitchen, diner and living room ensure that you can spend that quality time together, whilst preparing dinner or watching a movie.

The living room has everything you need for a cosy night in with log effect electric fire a three and two- seater fabric sofa and table nest – perfect for placing your morning coffee or afternoon tea.

The dining table comfortably seats four and the fitted kitchen ensures cooking for your party is a breeze.

At the end of a day on the fells retreat to one of the two bedrooms Rivendell Lodge has to offer, the first being a King sized bedroom with a dressing table, wardrobe and storage so you can make yourself at home, the second bedroom has full size twin beds with a small dressing table and wardrobe.

Just off from the bedrooms you have the family shower room featuring a double width electric shower, sink, toilet and electric towel rail.

If the weather permits the decking area to the side of the lodge offers far reaching views across the fields and up onto the fells, it is the perfect place to sit with your morning coffee and soak up the countryside atmosphere.

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.

You'll be spoilt for choice of things to do walking from your own doorstep.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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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Region Information

Glaramara is accessed by 5 steps. The lodge is then all on the same ground floor level.

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

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100 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 Windermere.

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

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

Glaramara 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.