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Bishop Fell

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Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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35 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a lovely weekend here, the house is beautiful and clean, and the hosts were very nice and helpful."

    Would highly recommend.

    Dear Heather, So pleased you enjoyed your stay at Bishop Fell. Thank you for posting the review. Hopefully see you again in the future. Kind regards Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Dec 2023

  • "October stay, 3 couples."

    Lovely property, finished to a very high standard. Comfy rooms, great location for the lake District. Loads of extra helpful local information provided by the owner. Great communication with the host. Perfect stay. A+

    Thank you Fiona for your lovely comments and for taking the time to post this review, it’s much appreciated. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and hopefully see you again in the future. Best wishes Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Oct 2023

  • "This property was beyond our expectations, it is of a very high standard, very comfortable & is very well equipped, we looked forward to returning here each day after a day out."

    It is conveniently located fir the Southern & Mid Lake District & surrounding areas. The host Jane was very welcoming & friendly. We all had a highly enjoyable stay here & would absolutely stay here again! 5 star!

    Dear Andy, Thank you for your lovely words and for taking the time to write a review. It was so nice to meet you all and soo pleased you had a fab holiday and enjoyed the house. I look forward to welcoming you all back. Best wishes to you all. Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by A5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a fabulous week at Bishop Fell which exceeded all expectations."

    We were welcomed by Jane, the owner and were impressed by the standard of cleanliness and decor. The location is perfect and the views from the house really stunning. We would definitely recommend Bishop Fell to anyone who is looking for 5 star comfort and look forward to visiting again in the future.

    Dear Diane, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your lovely words. It was lovely meeting you all and so pleased you had a fab holiday and enjoyed your time at the house. Best wishes Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Aug 2023

  • "What a fabulous property."

    Wonderful location, fantastic views from the garden. Fully equipped kitchen has all those little extras normally forgotten. Highly recommend this beautifully presented home. Host is fabulously helpful nothing too much trouble. Provided some little treats for my birthday which was a lovely touch.

    Dear Tracey, Thank you for your lovely review and so pleased you enjoyed Bishop Fell and celebrating your special birthday here. Best wishes to you all. Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Aug 2023


    ! Beautiful house and garden, it's really comfortable, clean and cosy. Thank you Jane for taking care of us all the time and making sure we are enjoying the holiday. Yehuda

    Hi Yehuda, Thank you for your lovely review. I’m so pleased you really enjoyed your stay and had a great time exploring the Lake District. Always happy to help! Best wishes to you and your family. Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Yehuda5.0Aug 2023

  • "The property was superbly presented and far exceeded our expectations."

    It is ideally located for exploring the Southern Lakes and Peninsula areas. The owner was very welcoming and we very much enjoyed our stay despite the rain!

    Hi John, Thank you very much for leaving a lovely review. It was lovely meeting you both and so pleased you enjoyed your time at the house celebrating your anniversary. I wish I could have changed the weather for you as it wasn’t good. Hope to see you again. I look forward to welcoming your family who have now booked for next year. Best wishes Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2023

  • "Beautiful place and perfect location for visiting the lake District."

    Had an amazing time with the family. Jane was very helpful and welcoming. Will definitely come back.

    Hi Nisha, Thank you very much for posting this lovely review. It was lovely meeting your family and so pleased you had a fab stay celebrating your mums birthday. I look forward to welcoming you back again. Best wishes Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nisha5.0Jun 2023

  • "Fabulous house, pretty much everything you could need to self cater is provided."

    House was really clean & very comfortable.

    Hi Deborah, Thank you for your lovely feedback. Hope your husband caught plenty of fish on your holiday the following week. Kind regards Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Deborah A5.0Jun 2023

  • "It is quite obvious that the owner takes a real pride in this property."

    We were warmly greeted and made to feel very welcome. We have used Sykes for 15 plus years and have stayed in some very nice properties, but this one beats them all.Everything is of a very high standard and kept clean and well maintained.We all had a great stay here, many thanks.

    Hi David, It was lovely meeting you and your family and welcoming you to Bishop Fell. Thank you so much for taking the time to review and leave such beautiful comments. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Best wishes Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2023

  • "Absolutely fabulous holiday in a beautiful house!"

    Bishop Fell is a home from home with top rate decor and appliances. Jane was very friendly and genuinely interested in how your holiday went, Jane also accommodated us with an extra early check in. The welcome pack and flowers were a lovely thought. Please take bad reviews with a pinch of salt, we had no issues whatsoever apart from an over sensitive heat alarm in the kitchen which went off a couple of times when using the oven and grill.

    Dear Gillian, It was lovely meeting you all and welcoming you to Bishop Fell. Thank you so much for taking time to post this review, We really do appreciate it. Thank you for all your positive and lovely feedback. We hope you choose Bishop Fell again. All the best Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0May 2023

  • "Beautiful house in a stunning location, very well equipped and decorated to a very high standard would definitely recommend."

    Host was very welcoming and as they live close by if you had any problems they were on hand to help you.

    Dear Ryan, Thank you so much for your lovely words and for taking the time to post this review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed the house and location and what gorgeous weather you had to go with it. Best wishes Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ryan5.0Mar 2023

  • "Upon arrival we were welcomed at the property by the homeowner, Jane."

    Myself and party were talked through the basics of how to operate the kitchen appliances, heating etc. A general pleasant chat. There were seven of us. Firstly, May I say the property is gorgeous, fitted out to a high standard, beautiful furnishings and fabulous layout with the open plan kitchen/ lounge. There is a separate lounge, we called it the snug, on the first floor, with tv. Great chill out zone. Although not exactly in the centre of local amenities, it was perfect for our group. A short drive to the usual places, Grasmere and Bowness on Windermere. There is plenty of information, leaflets, etc on the hallway table for anyone not familiar with the Lake District. In truth I cannot fault the accommodation, we had a fabulous weekend made better by the luxurious surroundings. The garden whilst on a tiered design, again is great with plenty of seating on all tiers. With the perfect weather we endured it was lovely relaxing , enjoying a glass or two of wine. Jane, the homeowner, lives close by which personally I found a bonus and definitely not intrusive. The personal touches and gifts Jane brought us, again are examples of going that little bit further. (I won’t spoil the surprise) All in all I would give this property five stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Absolutely no negative feedback whatsoever.. Thank you Jane, we had a wonderful time in your beautiful home.

    Hi Jennifer, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a rewarding review, it was lovely meeting you all and having a chat. So pleased you thoroughly enjoyed the property and had a fab time. You were so lucky with the weather, nearly like early summer in November! I look forward to welcoming you back again. All the best to you all Best wishes Jane x Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Nov 2022

  • "Cumbria is one of the most beautiful places in England, Bishop Fell is the perfect place to stay to compliment the natural surroundings!"

    ! It is a truly beautiful house, everything is of a very high quality and attention to detail is second to none. If you do have to stay in because of weather ( we had one day of very heavy rain) it is actually a bonus as you are in such a lovely home Jane who owns the property is there to welcome you, and as she lives so close you have a much more personal experience . It really is the perfect place to stay!!

    Reviewed by Donna5.0Oct 2022

  • "We had a great stay at Bishop Fell."

    It is in a good location relative to the sights and attractions of the Lake District, and the nearest supermarkets are a relatively short drive away. The house itself was decorated to a high standard and had all of the amenities that we needed (including a cot and highchair for our youngest son). The only slight problem we found (and this is a personal preference) is that the bed in the master room was a little on the firm side. Aside from this, we found the house very comfortable.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Oct 2022

  • "On arrival we received a warm welcome from Jane, the owner of Bishop Fell."

    The house is beautifully presented and very well equipped with quality kitchenware and furnishings throughout the house. The layout of the house is great with plenty of space for our 3 families. The house is very cozy and is spotlessly clean throughout. The bathrooms and en-suite are exceptional and of a very high spec. The garden is on 3 levels and cleverly designed with seating on each level and we enjoyed eating outside despite it being October! Jane has even provided blankets to use outside! A picnic set of plastic plates/cups/glasses would be a great addition for families eating in the garden - especially for children. Next to the house is a small well equipped park which our grandchildren (6 & 9 yrs) enjoyed several times a day. It is a real bonus as the children can easily be supervised from the house. The property is in a lovey village and a great location for exploring the Lake District. The many walks from the house are enhanced by the option of visiting Cafe Ambio en route! We would thoroughly recommend this property. Jane lives nearby and although we didn’t need to, we felt confident that she would respond promptly to any issues arising during our stay. We appreciated the opportunity to talk personally again with Jane on the morning of our departure.

    Reviewed by Brigid5.0Oct 2022

  • "Beautiful, luxurious high spec property."

    Very well equipped and in a lovely location. Jane was very welcoming - the Prosecco was a lovely touch. Lots to do in the area as well. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Annette5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay, the beds were harder than we are used to but everyone is different."

    The only thing we would say it would be handy to have two front door keys, as we were six adults in different cars so if we went out it caused a bit of a problem, we had to take front and back door keys with us.

    We are So pleased you enjoyed your holiday at Bishop Fell. Good plan re keys, I will get some more keys cut in case this situation arises again. Best wishes Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicola3.8Sep 2022

  • "Absolutely wonderful accommodation, a real home from home with top of the range kitchen equipment."

    We were in the master bedroom, with the wonderful en-suite, everyone had their own bathroom, as we only used 3 bedrooms. We enjoyed that two bedrooms had a sitting area, allowing us to relax with privacy when wanted. The garden is cleverly designed, with seats on each tier, which we enjoyed when the weather allowed. The drawbacks for me were: 1) no key-safe, despite making a firm arrival time of 4.30, confirming this by text at 4pm, texting when we pulled onto the drive at 4.23, we had to wait until 4.45 for Jane to let us in. We had a similar wait on the day of departure. I book cottages 4 or 5 times a year and have never had to wait to check in or out. 2) There was no fuel for the log burner (Sykes state it is supplied). Jane's initial response was that we wouldn't need it, as it is a warm cottage and people generally don't know how to use it. I only book cottages with log burners, we can't have one at home, so it is an important part of our holiday. To be fair, Jane put this right the following day and we then enjoyed a fire each evening. 3) There was no visitor's book, this is a first for me and a real shame, as I like to read what previous visitors have done, they can be informative. 4) Although the kitchenware is impressive, there were a couple of chipped plates, bowl and a cracked glass, which I flagged up as I didn't want to be charged for them. Overall, I would highly recommend this cottage. The owner is lovely, I just think the checking in and out experience needs to be modernised.

    Thank you karen for your lovely review, and so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Regarding meeting you at the house at 4.30, many apologies, it was unfortunate that the guests landed at the guest house just before I left to check you in, so i quickly checked them in before coming up. I'm really sorry it worked out that way. I do like to meet my guests and not just have a key in a box, i like to welcome them in and tell them about the house and what's in the area for them, pointing out the literature i have. Guest book is now sorted, thank you for mentioning it. Regarding the wood, , i think this has been a miss understanding, it’s the central heating and electric which is all inc. however, i do provide a generous amount of logs and kindling and fire lighters but on this occasion I was only able to get it the day after arrival as i unexpectedly had to look after my grandchildren and my husband way, I’m really sorry! All the best Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Sep 2022

  • "A beautiful property in a fantastic location."

    The property was perfect for our family stay, plenty of room for 4 adults and 2 children. The property is very modern and finished to a high standard. The bathrooms are particularly of a high standard and very clean too. We particularly liked the extra sitting room upstairs which gave us all extra space and a place for the kids to play. The gardens are also amazing with far reaching views over the hills, however it is deceptively steep so young children need to be supervised. The park to the side of the property also helped to keep the kids entertained. The location was perfect for us, 20 minute drive to Bowness, close to the zoo, and we took the steam train from Haverthwaite to Windermere where there is an aquarium and ferry which goes from Lakeside to Bowness and then to Ambleside. I would definitely recommend the property to anybody looking for a comfortable stay in a very good location.

    Reviewed by Craig4.7Jul 2022

  • "The house and gardens were very comfortable and well-equipped."

    The house is also close to Booths supermarket and was easy to find. The driveway is also more than spacious enough for 4 large cars. We had glorious weather, so really appreciated the gardens and the high quality seating options outside, as well as the stunning views. The bathrooms were particularly lovely and very luxurious. There is a fire pit outside which we also used most nights which was a lovely touch. I would mention that the kitchen is a little small and difficult to navigate for lots of adults (there were 7 of us), although the owner had equipped the kitchen with lovely Le Creuset crockery and cookware and we had everything we needed in there. The main reason I didnt give it 5* was that we had quite a lot of contact from the owner, who wanted to meet us at the property as there was no key box (although there was one advertised on Sykes), and then tried to arrange to meet us again the next morning, and tried to arrange to come and cut the grass and water the plants throughout the week whilst we were there, as well as wanting to meet us on departure rather than allowing us to post the keys through the letterbox. Although we understand that some owners want to meet the guests upon arrival, and the owner was friendly, we found the constant requests to come round during our stay quite intrusive and had not experienced that in another Lake District property before.

    I would like to thank you for taking the time to post this great review and pleased you enjoyed your stay. I’m really sorry about the key situation. Sykes had posted about a key safe and I wasn’t aware of this. I do like to meet you on arrival to go through things, again when people check out I like to come and check you have enjoyed your stay. I have been running a guest house for 30 years and always want to make sure my visitors have a great holiday. We cut the grass when you were out which hadn’t been possible to do on the change over day and due to the extreme and unprecedented temperatures during this week it was vital the plants were watered which I courteously came and asked if I could water them ( this was the only time I knocked on the door during your weeks stay) and came back when you were all out to do so, only once and really they should have been done every other day through that heat. As the house is of a very high standard I like to maintain the garden to a high standard, I only want to keep the outdoor space beautiful for you. Best wishes Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ruth3.8Jul 2022

  • "This is a fantastic house with every comfort inside and out."

    We had a marvellous time due to having great accommodation

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jul 2022

  • "Bishops Fell is a stunning property in a great location for visiting The Lake District."

    The property is of a high standard with quality equipment in the kitchen. The bedrooms were all beautifully furnished and again featured high quality bedding and towels. The bathrooms and en-suite were also of a high standard. We cannot thank the owner enough for renting this beautiful home.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jun 2022

  • "This is a great house decorated tastefully throughout and with top quality fixtures and fittings."

    Even the garden had tables and chairs on three levels to catch the sun at different parts of the day and blankets provided in case it was chilly. So much to do in this area we enjoyed a boat trip, steam train, the motor museum was great, ate at Some great pubs and restaurants but a car is essential here.

    Reviewed by Elaine4.7Apr 2022

  • "What a stunning house to spend a week in the beautiful Lake District."

    Very high spec, comfortable property with everything you could possibly need and in a lovely location for visiting the south lakes. The owner, Jane, was really friendly and very helpful. Perfect stay, 10/10

    Reviewed by Natasha5.0Apr 2022

  • "Bishop Fell is stunning!"

    The attention to detail and the beautiful furnishings from the lounge area, the bedrooms to the bathrooms have been chosen with care. The kitchen is well equipped and accommodated all 8 of us around the dining table. We had plenty of space to relax. The children enjoyed the little play park next to the property. Staying in such a lovely property really was the icing on the cake of our family weekend away and we all want to return next spring.

    Reviewed by Lindsey5.0Nov 2021

  • "We have just had a fabulous week at Bishop Fell."

    There were seven of us (3 couples + 2 yr old grandson). The property was amazing - the luxury of each couple having their own bathroom was lovely. Bishop Fell is fitted out to a very high spec, even down to the crockery and pans etc which are all Le Creuset! Our host Jane was lovely and presented us with a nice basket of goodies on our arrival. The property is only 10 mins drive from local supermarkets and is ideally placed for exploring the southern lakes, and Windermere, Bowness, Hawkshead etc. We had a day at the South Lakes Safari Zoo at Ulverston which we highly recommend and its only a 30 min drive away. All in all we had a great week and cannot recommend Bishop Fell highly enough.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Oct 2021

  • "Great location with excellent walks and activities close by and others within easy access of a short drive."

    House itself is outstanding. Beautiful design and decor throughout and equipped with everything you could possibly need. Our party included 8 older and younger adults and we were all comfortably able to socialize and have our own space. Jane the host was very helpful and knowledgeable. All combine to make a highly recommended holiday home and location.

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Sep 2021

  • "The cottage was beyond our expectations."

    It was clean and fresh. Very modern but also comfortable. Seven of us were there and we still had loads of room due to the careful design of the house which gives plenty of breakout space. Lovely garden so we were able to sit in the sunshine and look at the views, occasionally hearing the Haverthwaite train and it’s gentle rising steam through the trees. Marvellous!

    Reviewed by Joy5.0Sep 2021

  • "Just that the mattress in the master bedroom was hard."

    Could do with a slightly softer one..otherwise everything about the house and location was brilliant. Jane was very friendly and helpful as our host.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7Jul 2021

  • "Excellent property in an excellent location with woodland walks on the local footpaths, short drives to the dunes at Roanhead and Haverigg, and options of routes into the central lakes that avoid the often horrific Windermere-Ambleside crush."

    The owners live nearby, were very helpful and have paid attention to detail in making the property comfortable, relaxing and functional. As a family of four we couldn't fault it.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Apr 2021

  • "If going back to the Lake District I most likely wouldn't stay in this area."

    However we had a great time. Cottage was outstanding exceptionally clean high standard of home furnishings. Beatrix Potter & Brockhole fantastic for kids. Definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Oct 2020

  • "Bishop fell is an amazing property furnished and equipped to a very high standard there is absolutely everything you need for your stay."

    The owner jane is very accommodating and a really lovely person to deal with and talk to all in all a wonderful place to stay and we will be definitely be booking again

    Reviewed by Timohty5.0Sep 2020

  • "Wow! We have just returned home after having an amazing week at Bishop Fell."

    .. the house is absolutely stunning with the most incredible fixtures and fittings.. the decor throughout is beautiful and the kitchen is very well equipped with everything at the highest quality. Jane the host greeted us on arrival and provided us with a welcome hamper which was lovely ! The house is situated in a great location in the lakes for exploring, we enjoyed many walks as well as visiting Coniston, Ulverston, Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside all within driving distance. We will certainly return in the future to this amazing property and will definitely recommend this wonderful place to friends and family.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Aug 2020

  • "Stayed at Bishop Fell for a week in August 2020."

    It is a lovely, modern house decorated beautifully throughout. The bedrooms were spacious and there was plenty of room for the whole family. The three bathrooms are of a very high standard and were an extra bonus when staying with a large group. The facilities were ideal for groups/families staying together and we found the kitchen to be exceptionally well equipped with everything we needed. The owner, Jane was really helpful before and during our stay and the welcome hamper was much appreciated. The house is in a great location to explore the South Lakes with lots of mountains and fells to walk. We made a short drive to the beach and took the train and boat trip to Bowness. There are plenty of lovely pubs and restaurants close by, with the supermarket only a short drive away. We would highly recommend Bishop Fell for your family holiday and would love to stay again.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2020

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  • Over Two floors – Four bedrooms, 1st floor - 1 x superior room with King sized bed, en suite with free standing bath, large walk in shower, basin and WC, towel warmer, underfloor heating and radiator
  • 1 x superior room with Super king sized bed, private shower room with shower cubicle, basin and WC, towel warmer and underfloor heating
  • A snug with settee, table and Smart TV
  • The Ground floor has 1 x deluxe king bedded room and 1 x deluxe twin bedded room, these 2 rooms share a shower room, with a shower cubicle, basin, WC, towel warmer and underfloor heating
  • Open plan living room with kitchen, dining area and lounge area
  • A large entrance hall with a small sitting area and a desk and Chair
  • Hair dryers in every bedroom
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, and dishwasher, tumble dryer
  • And in the out building outside the kitchen door is a washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Smart TVs with Freeview and WiFi
  • Selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Heating – Radiators, Wood burner, mains underfloor heating in kitchen and 2 bathrooms and electric in 1 shower room
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Multi-level terrace to the rear with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking/vaping and no pets
  • No stag or hen or similar parties
  • Note: Between 1st April - 30th September, this property is only able to accept week long bookings beginning and ending on a Friday
  • Note: Rental of this property includes access to the nearby Members Only Club at Cascade Health and Fitness, for use of the pool, steam room, jacuzzi, sauna and gym
  • Shop 1.2 miles and pub 0.5 miles

The property

Newby Bridge 0.8 miles, Lake Windermere 1.4 miles, Bowness-on-Windermere 9 miles.

Bishop Fell is a charming detached Lakeland country property bringing opulence, style, quality and comfort to your holiday, nestled on Brow Edge in the Leven Valley ½ a mile from the main village of Backbarrow and 1 mile from the centre of Newby Bridge, sited in an elevated position enjoying amazing panoramic views of the undulating Lakeland fells and as far as the tops of ‘The Old Man of Coniston’.

Four beautifully furnished and decorated bedrooms and 3 luxurious bath/shower rooms bring comfort and elegance to your stay.

A modern kitchen with sleek worktops providing ample preparation space, all the necessary appliances including a dish washer, and complete with quality kitchen ware and china is awaiting the delicious food you are going to prepare.

The decadent open planned living space gives a great social hub, complete with smart TV and Bose music base and an inviting wood burning stove, a second recreational snug furnished with a burnt Orange settee on the first floor allows those who want to play games, watch TV or have a quiet read.

The entrance hall is a very spacious area with a comfy chair to take in the stunning panoramic views whilst having a coffee or a read and a desk to plan your days out or have work to do.

Resting in this beautiful area of the southern Lake District National Park , this property is perfectly placed for touring all of its finest sites and historic market towns and attractions and only minutes from the Southern end of Lake Windermere.

Enjoy a day at Fell Foot park on the edge of the Lake with a picnic, hire a boat or even take a swim, also enjoy a ride on Windermere Lakes cruises or visit The Lakes Aquarium, the Lakeland Motor museum which is only 5 mins walk away and 15 mins walk to the Haverthwaite and Lakeside steam railway.

For relaxation closer to home, this property boasts use of the facilities in the nearby Exclusive Members Club - Cascade Health & Fitness, take the short stroll over to use the pool, steam room, jacuzzi, sauna or gym at no additional cost.

The lovely village of Cartmel, home of the famous Cartmel Race course is only 4.5 miles away and 20 minute drive from the likes of Bowness, Windermere, Hawkshead and Coniston, we are also ideally placed for exploring the West coast, Wast Water, Muncaster Castle and the Ravensglass railway.

The rear exterior is tiered, the patio area outside the kitchen will accommodate a dining table and chairs, with steps leading to the 1st level, with a seating area and a fire pit, and the final level which is a grassed area will have a deck area where you can enjoy the panoramic views of the top of Coniston Old Man and the Lakeland fells.

A hamper of some essentials and treats awaits you.

Enjoy the Haverthwaite and Lakeside steam railway, and Lakeland Motor museum both within walking distance.

Take a steam boat ride on Lake Windermere, visit The Aquarium of the Lakes and the stunning Fell Foot Park on the banks of Lake Windermere - try your hand at Paddle boarding, Rowing and Kayaking.

all just over a mile away.

Many more close by - Escape rooms, Holker Hall and gardens, Beatrix Potter attraction and Levens Hall.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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About the location


Bowness-on-Windermere 8 miles.

The small village of Newby Bridge takes its name from the five arched stone bridge built in 1651 over the River Leven. The famous Furness Railway, one of Britain's oldest working standard gauge steam railways, runs between Haverthwaite and Newby Bridge. Visit the Lakeside Hotels and enjoy magnificent views across Windermere and the surrounding fells, or enjoy the Aquarium of the Lakes, where the naturally themed habitats, bring the history of the Lakes vividly to life. Bowness-on-Windermere provides a lovely day out, plus the picturesque village of Hawkshead still retains the charm and character that so endeared it to its most famous residents - William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter, and admire the views at nearby Gummer's How.

Note: Check in time 4.30pm
Note: Whilst the owner supplies a generous amount of wood for the wood-burner, it is not unlimited.
Note: No stag or hen parties.
Note: Between 1st April - 30th September, this property is only able to accept week long bookings beginning and ending on a Friday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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