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Rivendell, Burnside Park

(Ref. 1068894)

Number 14, Burnside Park near Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

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

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43 Customer Reviews

  • "We stayed at Rivendell to celebrate my 60th Birthday and it was perfect."

    The lodge is so cosy, a real home from home with everything you could wish for a self catering holiday and the view straight over to Latrigg was amazing. Lovely quiet site and a short distance to walk into Keswick, approximately 15 minutes for me and my dog Millie to reach town. We loved it so much I've booked a week for May, looking forward to coming back

    Reviewed by Allyson5.0Feb 2024

  • "Great property."

    The second time I've stayed in the last 7 weeks. Very comfortable bed and couches. This time I noticed when the sun was shining in there were some areas which obviously hadnt been dusted for a while. Would have preferred simple on /off bedside lamps rather than ones you have to keep tapping and holding to get a constant white light. Apart from that a great stay once again.

    We changed the bedside lights after receiving positive feedback for them in our other cabins. Perhaps there is a knack to them - I find if I just hold down for a second or so the light comes on straight to white? I will pass on your comments to the cleaner. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jeff4.7Jan 2024

  • "Excellent lodge our second stay here and won,t be the last,love it."

    Glad you enjoyed your say. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Dec 2023

  • "This cabin has everything you need during your stay."

    It is very cosy and warm with a very comfortable bed. Great view from the sitting area of Latrigg fell. Will definitely be coming back.

    Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jeff5.0Nov 2023

  • "Lovely chalet to stay in."

    Warm and comfortable in the autumn. Chalet had everything we needed. Thought the Locksafe was much better than keys. Only slight quibble was the blue LED light of the radiator was too bright for the bedroom. Look forward to staying again.

    Thank you for your feedback. Not sure that the LED light can be turned off but perhaps we could cover it? Property Owner

    Reviewed by Celia5.0Nov 2023

  • "We had such a great holiday and this was a fab base to explore from with our dog."

    The lodge was clean, well looked after and had everything we could ever want and need. The locksafe system was great and as we visited during a heatwave the locking 'window cages' were appreciated and used daily. Only slight criticism was the bed - this was quite uncomfortable and only a double, a king size would have been perfect. Thank you for a great stay!

    Glad you had a good stay. We don;t feel that the rooms are big enough for king size bed, but we have just updated our bed and it now has an Eve Deluxe Hybrid spring and memory foam mattress. Been a busy week as we have completely rebuilt all the front decking as well! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison4.7Sep 2023

  • "Lovely lodge in quiet park."

    Excellently located to enjoy Keswick to the full.

    Glad you had a good time and got out and explored the area. It is a great location - 15 min walk into Keswick, and just by the A66 for routes to other parts of the Northern Lake district. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Becky4.7Jul 2023

  • "Great location and lovely views from the Lodge."

    Accommodation was in good order and we liked the Locksafe system. The only minor disappointment was that there was no external table on the decking - just 4 plastic chairs which meant we couldn't enjoy the outside area as much as we would have wanted.

    Thank you for your feedback. We have just replaced the plastic chairs with a cast aluminium table and four chairs. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Vicki3.4Jul 2023

  • "We are a family of 3 adults and a dog."

    The property is exactly as described, home from home. Nice location within walking distance to Keswick. Excellent choice for exploring the lakes. Would recommend this property.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you found the property homely, and managed to explore Keswick and the Lakes. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dorothy5.0Jun 2023

  • "Great out look every thing you need is here ."

    very roomy and pleasant...

    Thank you for your feedback. We really enjoy the view from this cabin! Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2023

  • "Very well equipped."

    Good location. Good value for money.

    Thank you for your feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steven4.7Jun 2023

  • "Very comfortable and well maintained lodge Large Outside porch with lovely views ..."

    Very comfortable and well maintained lodge Large Outside porch with lovely views over the hills Sunny aspect from morning till mid afternoon Easy 20 minutes walk into Keswick (although you do have to cross a busy road and negotiate a roundabout) Recommend the Pheasant Inn (10 mins) for food and service Note that the directions to the lodge say it is second on the left when turning left It is actually third on the left but easy to find

    Thank you for your feedback - will sort the instructions out! It is the third lodge but the second parking space! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2023

  • "Overall a thoroughly enjoyable stay."

    Only small thing to mention is that the deck on the balcony was a bit of a state, had to brush it myself (maybe mention it to the cleaning company?). But other than that it was great.

    Thank you for your feedback. Glad that you ad an enjoyable stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sam4.4May 2023

  • "Stayed at Rivendell for the 5th time."

    Always clean, tidy and all the facilities you need inside. Lovely location. Easy check in. Another great stay and can’t wait till the next time. Thanks again!

    Glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Apr 2023

  • "Great location, on the outskirts of Keswick."

    Easy walk to centre. Very clean, good kitchen, 3 tvs Comfortable beds and chairs Highly recommend

    So glad you enjoyed your stay! Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Apr 2023

  • "Had a great stay, the lodge was very comfortable, would stay there again."

    So glad you had a good stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Maria4.7Mar 2023

  • "Just home from a fabulous stay in this beautiful lodge it has everything you need and more."

    We have already booked again.

    So glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Mar 2023

  • "Very nice lodge ,very clean and set in a very good position with a short walk to keswick."

    Thank you for your feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Feb 2023

  • "Perfect in every way."

    Great accommodation in a beautiful setting. Would definitely book again

    Thank you for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed your stay. We love the view from the decking. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Frederick5.0Dec 2022

  • "The accommodation was spotlessly clean, I was very impressed."

    All was as it should be and comfortable. We were particularly impressed with the heating system and are looking to install similar in our home. Thank you

    Glad you had a good stay. We would highly recommend the heaters and have installed them in several lodges. You can also control them via an app on your phone so never have to arrive home to a cold house! For us, the three preset settings of 7, 18 and 22 degrees keep the lodges toasty warm no matter what time of year! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Nov 2022

  • "We enjoyed our stay very much."

    Sadly the freezer part of the fridge had not been defrosted, for weeks I would say, as that was my first task as we had a small amount of frozen products and needed to use it. The owners emailed to say it was faulty, once I had cleaned it, no problem. A heavier tog duvet would have been nice as it was a bit chilly, and as we found the instructions for the heaters very confusing, but then we are both well into our 80's so no surprise there !! Overall a lovely week and would recommend and would love to return. Would have been very smiley faces but for the above mentioned hiccups.

    We have now changed the fridge so hopefully there will be no further issues with the freezer compartment. Property Owner

    Reviewed by William4.1Oct 2022

  • "Great property, ideal location."

    Really comfortable.

    Thank you for your feedback Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kerrie5.0Sep 2022

  • "The lodge was strategically located."

    Just 15 minutes walk to the Town Centre. Close to so many attraction points. The rooms were so cosy, with the balcony overseeing the Latrigg.

    We love the view of Latrigg from the decking - glad you did too! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Aug 2022

  • "Enjoyed our stay well equipped Lodge with all mod cons."

    Loved the location of the lodge as was convenient for Keswick shops and of course the lovely places to visit in the lake district. Our dog loved his stay as well. Would highly recommend. Many thanks. Chris Allison.

    Glad you had an enjoyable stay. Our dog likes sitting on the decking watching other dogs walk by! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lodge in need of some update, new shower definitely."

    Outside areas, patio & windows, need cleaning

    We regularly stay in our property and look to update to ensure a comfortable stay. The shower is an electric shower, but as there is low water pressure to the lodges it is definitely not a power shower, however it is still working as well as it did when it was new. Will pass on to our cleaner that the window cleaner needs to come more regularly. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kendra3.1Jul 2022

  • "Our stay at the lodge for 6 nights was really enjoyable."

    The lodge had everything you would need to make your break comfortable. The location was ideal, short walk to the local pub (Pheasant) which had great food and also close to shops for supplies. The mountains Latrigg and Skiddaw could be viewed from the lodge which was lovely to view with a glass of wine after a days walking. Would highly recommend a stay at Rivendell Lodge, just wish now we'd have booked for longer.

    View from the decking is definitely a reward after a long days walk - and a glass of wine in hand is the best way to enjoy it! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael4.1Jun 2022

  • "A great location & stunning views from deck of the lodge, well equipped & comfortable."

    Would suggest a bit more local info in the visitors pack for 1st timer to Keswick & the Lakes & info on the best way to walk into Keswick from the lodge.

    Hi, Glad you had a good visit. We took most of the books and brochures out as part of our Covid-19 measures, but perhaps it is time to put some back in. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Jun 2022

  • "Absolutely loved our stay, the lodge was perfect for us."

    It had everything we could need and more. Loved the location as it was so quiet and peaceful with amazing views but just a short walk into Keswick. I think we may be back. Perfect for Harvey my dog as he could sit on the deck quite safely too.

    Glad Harvey enjoyed the decking! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carolyn5.0Jun 2022

  • "Rivendell was clean, comfortable and well equipped, the owners have really thought through the needs of guests and provided everything needed."

    Quality and comfortable of furniture, beds and white goods. A fabulous location with a short walk to Keswick. We will definitely stay here again. Thank you.

    So glad you had a good stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0May 2022

  • "A beautiful lodge with all the amenities and more, very quiet and peaceful setting and a lovely view of the mountain."

    I will deffo be returning.

    So pleased you had a good stay. We never get tired of the view! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan4.7May 2022

  • "Really good, very comfortable and had all the creature comforts."

    Glad you had a good stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jonathon5.0Apr 2022

  • "Iv stayed in."

    Other Lodge on that site which was great wouldn't stay in riverdall number 14 again had no sleep any I e the bed are that hard even me granson. Said bed to hard also the fire u cart put it on your self it come on then after 10 mint turns it self on the heating you couldn't high up your selfthey came.off and on. Could never get warm the lock on.door were put code in is terrible take ages to open.the rest wast bad Brenda Rourke

    I’m sorry that you found the beds hard. Everyone has different sleeping preferences. We stay in the lodge frequently ourselves and have no problems sleeping, and we inspect the beds regularly. The mattress is a Tempur mattress. The fire in the lounge is on a thermostat which cannot be adjusted. The lodge heaters are also controlled by thermostats. We have three common settings of 7, 18 and 22 degrees which we find cover most eventualities but you can adjust if required- the instructions are in the lodge booklet. We have looked at the lock details from your stay and can see that you entered code details correctly. The instructions tell you to wait until the bar moves across before trying to open the door. If the door isn’t firmly shut the bar cannot move. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Brenda4.4Mar 2022

  • "Well equipped lodge everthing you need !"

    Reviewed by Georgina4.4Mar 2022

  • "Overall an excellent stay."

    Some absolutely fantastic views from the veranda. Makes you feel you are in the heart of the Lakes. Cleanliness was very good generally. The only thing that let it down was some food residues left on cooking utensils, cutlery, etc. This meant we felt we needed to run everything through the dishwasher before using, just to be safe. But other than that, the cleanliness was superb. Maybe if the cleaner had been paid for just 15 minutes more, they'd have had the time to sort out this one issue? The cabin had excellent facilities and was nice and warm, even during the cold and blustery storms we had. 15-minute walk into central Keswick, so fairly well situated. Note that facilities on the site were a little lacking. No recycling at all, which is pretty much unacceptable, these days in our opinion. so we ended up bringing all of our plastic, tins, and glass back home with us, as it didn't feel right to just bin it. Also, be aware that no shop or other facilities on site. If you are after a property that is comfortable, warm, well equipped, with great views, you will not be disappointed.

    Thank you for your feedback Unfortunately the site refuse is not within the control of any of the lodge owners, however commercial waste does have some sorting after collection. We do include details if the recycling centre in Keswick. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Martyn4.7Feb 2022

  • "Lovely property."

    Plastic chairs outside could do with cushions as cold and uncomfortable. The knives in the kitchen were pretty blunt. Other than that, couldn’t fault it! Clean, easy access, plenty of information in the folder for those who don’t know the area too well. Perfect! Will choose you again next time

    Thank you for your feedback. We are in the process of replacing some of the kitchen and dinner services so we will look at the knives. Update: Knives have now been replaced Property Owner

    Reviewed by Laura4.4Dec 2021

  • "We had a fab stay at Rivendell Lodge."

    It certainly was home from home. Very cosy on cold days with the most amazing views to Lattrigg and Skiddaw. We were sad to leave, but will definately return for another visit. Just a short walk into Keswick, and with The Pheasant pub just down the road, we had a delicious meal there. The only negative point I would make is having to vacate the property at 9:30 am. The property listing actually states 10:am. On that note we decided to pack up and leave the previous afternoon, as didn't want to rush on the morning of departure. But thankyou to the owners, this is a lovely, well equipped property, and our dog had a great time too.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7Nov 2021

  • "Beautiful setting ideal location for Keswick"

    Reviewed by Allan4.1Sep 2021

  • "The lodge was clean, comfy and very well-equipped and in a lovely quiet location."

    Reviewed by Norman5.0Sep 2021

  • "The lodge is in a great location, short walk into Keswick with beautiful views over Latrigg and Skiddaw."

    Very clean and comfortable, like a home from home, very well equipped. Will definately come back

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Aug 2021

  • "Really enjoyed the log cabin and couldn’t ask for a better location."

    Would go at a different time if the year when it is less crowded and less expensive.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Aug 2021

  • "Such a lovely place to stay, relaxing, comfortable, quite, surrounded with nature and amazing view."

    We really enjoyed our holiday. Very near to Keswick Town approximately 15-20 mins walk, it’s near bus station as well. A home away from home. One of the best place stay!

    Reviewed by Marites4.7Jul 2021

  • "Well equipped cottage."

    Very good washing machine/dryer and dishwasher and excellent range of dishes, glasses etc. Loved the view from the raised decking area. Main issue was the fairly thin mattress in the main bedroom. As a result, my husband could feel the join in the base through the mattress. We did manage to overcome the problem by using some extra cushioning between the mattress and base but something to be aware of. There was also a bit of dust on the towel rail and on some of the glasses. I did have to wipe down the front of the fridge on arrival, as this had been missed. Overall, a very enjoyable holiday.

    Thank you for the review. Whilst delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay, and of course the view, we are sorry that you found the mattress not to your liking. We shall pass this on to the owners and advise that it is checked. Noting a few areas of the lodge had been overlooked by the cleaner, please accept our apologies - It is most unusual for this lodge and we would like to think a one off. That said thank you for letting us know and we shall pass this on to the cleaners. On a more positive note, we are so pleased that you otherwise had a very enjoyable holiday at Rivendell, it’s a great lodge and a fantastic location. We do hope we welcome you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ruth4.1Jun 2021

  • "Another lovely stay at Burnside park and Rivendell was as described The lodge ..."

    Another lovely stay at Burnside park and Rivendell was as described The lodge was comfortable and felt like home from home, only downside was we really struggled with the digital door lock and it took us several attempts each time to get in even though we followed instructions to the letter Defunately would recommend the park to anyone especially dog

    Reviewed by Tracy4.4May 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

  • Rivendell Lodge is accessed by 5 steps, the lodge is then all on the same ground floor level
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x Double bed, dressing table plus wardrobe and storage, 1 x twin beds with a small dressing table and wardrobe
  • House Showerroom with 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, fitted kitchen,The lodge welcomes 1 dog.
  • 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
  • One dog welcome
  • Please note that the charging of electric vehicles is not permitted at this lodge, the nearest charging point can be found at Booths Supermarket in Keswick
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Note: Please do not use disposable BBQ's on the wooden deck
  • Note: Rivendell 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

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

It has a lovely position with views towards the nearby peaks of Latrigg and Skiddaw.

The lodge has all the home comforts and is ideal for a couple or family, 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 two- seater leather sofa and two leather armchairs with footrests, the dining table comfortably seats four.

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 double 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 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.

One pet is welcome.

A beautiful spot to base yourself for your Lake District adventure.

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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Rivendell is accessed by 5 steep wooden 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. Please bring your own highchair as one is not available.

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100 for this property.

Please note that the charging of electric vehicles is not permitted at 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.

Rivendell 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.