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Arnside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 915819)

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  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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81 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Kennedy

    “Lovely stay at thornfield for my birthday, plenty if space, comfortable and warm.”

    Great outdoor space for kids and a dog. One letdown was property specification stated it had ground floor bedroom, we booked this so it would be suitable for my nana in her 80s, with no ground floor room, we had to take my nana home. Maybe a floor plan could be included in the property photos.

    Great outdoor space for kids and a dog. One letdown was property specification stated it had ground floor bedroom, we booked this so it would be suitable for my nana in her 80s, with no ground floor room, we had to take my nana home. Maybe a floor plan could be included in the property photos. Overall we had a brilliant time.

    - Mrs Kennedy, October 2020

The property

A superb, detached cottage located on the outskirts of Arnside, within the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to the Leighton Moss RSPB reserve.

This fabulous Arnside cottage makes an excellent base for exploring this beautiful corner of Cumbria, with the Lake District within easy reach.

In this spacious Cumbria holiday home are six wonderful bedrooms, a convivial kitchen with dining area, French doors opening onto a decked patio, plus there's also an elegant separate sitting room with a woodburning stove.

From the upper floors of this Arnside cottage, guests can enjoy spectacular views across Morecambe Bay to the Lake District fells beyond.

Step outside and delight in the private, extensive grounds surrounding this Cumbria cottage, or explore the pretty coastal village of Arnside itself boasting a charming, graceful appeal with excellent local shops selling delicious cakes and pastries, superb pubs, and a popular restaurant serving fish and chips to take away.

Perfect for an afternoon stroll is Arnside Knott, rich in flora and fauna and a haven for birds, this charming woodland walk will reveal superb views across Morecambe Bay.

Situated along the Bay, the sunsets are quite spectacular and when the tide comes in, you can see many local fishermen hoping to make a catch.

For a lovely rail adventure, why not take the train across the Bay to Grange-over-Sands and discover this elegant Edwardian town with its splendid tea rooms?

The surrounding area has lots of beautiful and quiet areas to explore, including Jenny Brown’s Point, a spectacular area which has inspired artists for years.

Nearby, the Wolfhouse Gallery is the perfect stopping off point for a refreshing drink or delicious meal, an ideal day out.

Guests to this lovely Arnside cottage should also venture into the Lake District, just a 30-minute drive away.

Admire the beauty of Lake Windermere and Coniston Water, and explore the Grizedale Forest Park with its treetop adventure course and numerous walks and cycle routes.

This spectacular Cumbria cottage is perfect for families and friends, all year round.


  • Over four floors
  • Six bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double, 1 x lower ground floor double, 1 x lower ground floor twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request), 1 x twin, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single, 1 x attic single day bed (accessed from super king-size double)
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Lower ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and Gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer with ice-maker, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and toys
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fires inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Two travel cots and one highchair
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Lawned gardens and decked patio with furniture, BBQ with access to extensive grounds with summerhouse
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 8 mins walk, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Twins can be super king-size doubles by arrangement with owner, at least 1 week in advance
  • Note: Attic bedroom accessed through super king-size double, can also be used as a play room.

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About the location


Kendal 10 miles; Windermere 17 miles.

Arnside is situated on the southernmost tip of the Lake District in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where low limestone hills, marshy plains and deciduous woodlands characterise the surrounding land. This former fishing port has retained many of the features from its past. The beautiful pier and port areas of the village offer stunning views across the Kent Estuary, as well as providing an enduring reminder of Arnside's illustrious history. To the south of the village are the 15th century Pele Towers, which were constructed to defend against the marauding Scots. The local surrounding area is a nature lover's paradise with stunning limestone pavements and wonderful woodland walks through countryside alive with rare plants, trees and wildlife. The internationally renowned Leighton Moss RSPB Reserve is also just one mile away. Guided walks across the Kent Estuary are available, showing the full splendour of the shore and surrounding area. Within easy touring distance are the Lake District and Lune Valley, the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland.

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Note: From 01/01/2019 check-in for this property will be from 4pm

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