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Mell Fell Cottage

Penruddock near Ullswater, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 12178)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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    Mrs Whatley

    “Traveling from the south coast, needing to pass London and Birmingham meant that we decided to leave at 4 am to avoid the worst of the traffic.”

    It was therefore so kind of the owner to allow us to access the cottage early as it had been free the previous week. If other owners felt they too could offer that option my next holiday with you would get off to an equally great start.

    It was therefore so kind of the owner to allow us to access the cottage early as it had been free the previous week. If other owners felt they too could offer that option my next holiday with you would get off to an equally great start.


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The property

A charming, spacious, terraced Lake District cottage on the edge of Penruddock, a pretty village four miles from beautiful Ullswater.

This traditional little Penruddock cottage provides good-quality accommodation, with a cosy sitting room with woodburning stove, a spacious kitchen diner, attractive bedroom and bathroom.

An ideal romantic retreat, this Penruddock cottage offers wonderful views of the Northern Fells including Mell Fell, Blencathra and Carrock.

The lovely cottage garden is just made for relaxing, or why not head out onto the many footpaths throughout the area or visit the nearby 18th century Herdwick Inn with its selection of real ales and renowned restaurant?

Penrith is 6 miles away and Keswick just 11 miles, both with many amenities.

A lovely Penruddock cottage, in a village which is ideally-placed for exploring the Lakes and surrounding areas.

Fell walking, pony trekking, cycling on the famous coast to coast highway and golf at the nearby Keswick Golf Club are all on offer nearby.

Enjoy country living at its finest in this beautiful Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


One family bedroom with 1 x double and 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove.


  • Electric heating with woodburning stove in sitting room
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, books/games/DVDs
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Fuel for woodburning stove provided on honesty box basis
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available
  • Off road parking for one car
  • Open garden with patio and garden furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 1 mile.

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About the location


Keswick 11 miles; Penrith 6 miles.

The charming old village of Penruddock sits in a secluded position in the northern Lake District between Keswick and Penrith, and just four miles from Ullswater. The village is spread out amongst beautiful rolling countryside and wonderful scenery and is made up of a number of farm dwellings, traditional Lakeland homes and two churches. Penruddock originated in Celtic times, with the name derived from Pen, a Celtic name for 'hill' and 'rhuddawc' meaning red in Welsh to reflect the reddish brown colour of the soil found in the area. Nearby, the popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the north of the Lake District and has plenty to offer, boasting numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering miniature golf, some good parks, the Theatre by the Lake, a charming cinema and the beautiful lake. Penruddock provides easy access to the spectacular surrounding Cumbrian countryside which can be explored by both car and on foot, and with the southern Lakes, Eden Valley, Solway Coast and Hadrian's Wall all within easy motoring distance this great location has plenty to see and do for all the family.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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