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The Lune

Wennington near Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1039111)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Kirkby Lonsdale 8.1 miles.

A spacious and luxurious lodge resting within the scenic countryside of Lancashire, The Lune offers a group of ten a wonderful base for exploring all of the wonder of this beautiful area.

Perched on the border of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, as well as benefiting from being within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks and the coast too, this property is ideally situated for large families or groups of friends looking for an idyllic base in Wennington never far from adventure.

All on the ground floor and offering a flexible sleeping arrangement, this property is wonderfully suited to a variety of group needs; step into the stylish open-plan living space and gather together within the sitting area where three plush leather sofas await you to settle down in front of the television as you spend your evening unwinding, or take to the dining table with a board game brought from home when you're not using this space to enjoy a delicious homemade meal.

The amply-equipped kitchen hosts all you could need for a week-long stay, with an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer, while the central island makes a lovely spot for the rest of the group to keep the chef of the group company or a lovely space for little helpers to get involved in the preparation.

Move down the hallway to find the four sleeping spots all offering a beautiful contemporary interior to match the rest of the property; here you can find a wonderful family room hosting both a king-size and a cabin bunk bed being perfect for those travelling with little ones, two king-size rooms with their very own en-suite shower rooms, and a final adult twin, all boasting ample storage space and being served by the sparkling family bathroom where you can choose from a bath or shower to start your day refreshed.

Outside the delights of the property continue where you can find an enclosed patio hosting your very own hot tub, a lovely spot to soak in your surroundings as you watch the sun set, before lighting up the fire pit to toast marshmallows with your loved ones, sure to be a memorable evening.

When you can tear yourself away from this wonderful base, head out to explore the excitement of the local area with a walk along the scenic River Wenning, the immediate area of Wennington making the perfect choice for an idyllic base, as well as it boasting a train station to give you easy access to the surrounding area.

For all of your local amenities, take a trip to the nearby village of Bentham to find a convenience store for picking up any last-minute ingredients as well as a welcoming pub where you can enjoy some traditional fish and chips after a fun-filled day exploring the Forest of Bowland.

As the property sits on the border of the forest, you won't have to venture far to find adventure, with 803 sq km of land to explore, you can expect to find enticing outdoor attractions for all ages and abilities including scenic walking and cycling routes, star-gazing and fishing, or choose to take to the skies with opportunities for gliding, paragliding and even hot air ballooning!

The bustling market town of Kirkby Lonsdale lies within easy reach by car too, hosting even more eateries to take your pick from for a special occasion, as well as a wonderful market every Thursday where you can pick up some local produce before roaming the quaint independent shops scattered around.

Kirkby Lonsdale also benefits from easy access into the North York Moors National Park for those seeking even more outdoor wonder, where you can challenge yourself to tackle one of the famed three peaks, Ingleborough, not too far from the town, as well as the exquisite White Scar Cave being well-worth the venture too.

With access to the coast of Morecambe and Kendal too, The Lune is a wonderful base for a family escape to Lancashire.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1039110, together sleeping 20 guests.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x family room with king-size and cabin bunk bed, 2 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x adult twin
  • Bathroom with double-ended freestanding bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Biomass central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV and Hyperfast broadband/ WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stone paved patio with furniture, fire pit and hot tub
  • Off-road parking for over four cars
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Post Office and shops 1.5 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Please note: No Saturday check-outs
  • Please note: This property does not accept Stag, Hen or similar parties
  • Please contact Sykes with 6 guests or more to discuss nature of booking first.

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

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About the location


Kendal 9 miles.

An attractive market town, Kirkby Lonsdale is situated in the heart of the Lune Valley, midway between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. The town was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, and holds a 13th century Market Charter. Nowadays, Thursday is market day, a perfect opportunity for visitors to explore the variety of distinctive independent shops in the town, or the many 17th and 18th century buildings which still stand. The town was also a finalist for the High Street of the Year Award in 2016. This part of the Lune Valley was a favourite haunt of the artist Turner, and was made famous by Ruskin – his "view" of the valley is still spectacular. The medieval Devil’s Bridge spans the river, and the quiet country lanes are ideal for exploring by car, bike, or even horse. There are three golf courses nearby, as well as tennis, riding, fishing and a variety of riverside and country walks, making the area an ideal location for a break, whatever time of year. When voting Kirkby Lonsdale as the ‘Best Place to Live in The North West’ in 2019, The Sunday Times commented it is “An unbeatable Lake District location, bags of community spirit and one of the cleanest high streets in the country’.

Region Information

Please note: This property does not accept Stag, Hen or similar parties.

Please contact Sykes with 6 guests or more to discuss nature of booking first

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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