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Glenridding, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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63 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely property in an excellent setting."

    Walks straight from the door. Very short walk to amenities, local inn less than five mins. The property itself was very clean and homely. I would recommend and certainly book this property again.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Nov 2023

  • "Perfect holiday cottage, home from home and with stunning walks from the front door."

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Nov 2023

  • "We had a wonderful week at Fellview, and we've booked up to return next year."

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Oct 2023

  • "Fantastic property set in a fantastic location with beautiful views."

    Spacious kitchen, porch - perfect place for leaving your boots etc also has washing machine in there. Good size sitting room with log burner and comfortable recliners with amazing views from window. Nice small conservatory that leads onto a patio area with lovely little bistro set with again - fantastic views! Upstairs there is a spacious double bedroom with comfortable bed and unbelievable views! Nice hot shower in a good size bathroom. Upstairs with twin bedroom.

    Reviewed by James4.7Sep 2023

  • "Just got back from our 2nd stay at Fell View Cottage."

    Perfect for exploring surrounding fells and area. Lovely cottage with spectacular view's. Everything needed for a great stay. Just booked again for next year.

    Reviewed by Gayle5.0Sep 2023

  • "This was our 3rd stay at this property as it is perfect for us, lovely views."

    As keen walkers the location at the foot of Helvellyn and many other routes is great. Good pub nearby and close to local shops and lake. The cottage has everything you could need - modern kitchen, small conservatory and real fire. Very clean and well looked after. Recommended.

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Aug 2023

  • "Thank you for a very well equipped, clean and superbly located cottage."

    The rooms were very comfortable and of a generous size. The beds were comfortable and the toilets, shower, bath, etc. were excellent. Oh, I nearly forgot to mention the view from the patio and conservatory. Superb. We could spend a day just enjoying it. Any guests with a second car would have no trouble parking in the layby 50 yards down the road. Just two nit picks : although the wardrobes were well equipped with clothes hangers for shirts, tops, etc., none were available for trousers; and the conservatory was only big enough for two people to sit and enjoy the view.

    Reviewed by Keith Robert5.0Jun 2023

  • "What a lovely property - what a lovely view."

    Great kitchen, well equipped, with a super range cooker. There are two very comfy sofas in the lounge and the tv is a good size with decent signal, which can be tricky in the lakes. And the little sun terrace with sun lobby , facing South, was a lovely place to sit and enjoy the view. We only used the first floor as there was only two of us, but the bed was extremely comfortable, the bedroom spacious and with plenty of storage, The bathroom with spacious too and the shower was excellent. You can enjoy plenty of walking locally and Glenridding is a lovely place to be. The pub down the road serves excellent beer and the Inn on the Lake is a useful place to eat, the café in the village is good too. Thank you, Fellview,, we have already booked to go back again next year.

    Reviewed by Julia5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in ideal location."

    Walks of all grades can be had direct from the cottage, or by using good local bus or lake steamer, including the classic walks up Helvellyn. The property is better equipped than the listing suggests, including Sky TV, microwave, hairdrier and stereo.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Apr 2023

  • "One of the nicest cottages we have stayed in spotlessly clean and very comfortable"

    Reviewed by William5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovely cosy cottage, super clean and well maintained."

    You could sit all day with a cup of tea just looking at the view! Owner very friendly and helpful when we had the odd query or two. Will most certainly be returning.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Mar 2023

  • "Great location for both the hills and the pub."

    Reviewed by Bob5.0Feb 2023

  • "Loved our stay sad it is no longer dog friendly as our little sausage loved it too."

    Thankyou for our lovely treats it was nice the accommodation was as we hoped. Well equipped and very comfy and tasteful .

    Reviewed by Fay5.0Dec 2022

  • "Marvelous cottage in a great location."

    Several popular walks which can be started from the doorstep. Glenridding village and Ulswater also within easy walking distance. Great view of the valley and mountains from the conservatory. Very comfortable lounge with log burner, bluetooth music player and stretch out couches - perfect for the long winter evenings we spent there. Thoughtful Christmas tree, mince pies and prosecco left by the host were a treat! Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Izak4.7Dec 2022

  • "Beautiful property, everything you need and a fantastic location."

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Nov 2022

  • "This is a super little cottage in every respect."

    Perhaps a little more in the way of kitchen utensils e.g. 1-2 pint Pyrex jug, fish slice, spatulas but that is nit-picking. We like to heat milk in the microwave for porridge , coffee etc and it's more economical than using the hob. Thank you for a lovely break.

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2022

  • "Absolutely gorgeous views from the cottage."

    Perfect location. Just loved our stay and we will be back. Thank you

    Reviewed by Gayle5.0Sep 2022

  • "The cottage was wonderful, very comfortable & well appointed."

    Great location, we didn't need to use our car as walks on the doorstep & the Ullswater steamer got us further afield.

    Reviewed by Jacqui5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely stay Very comfortable and a fantastic location."

    Reviewed by Isobel4.7Jul 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, well laid out and furnished, in a great location for both fellwalking and Glenridding attractions."

    Lovely and clean throughout with plenty of kitchen equipment.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2022

  • "Stayed for two weeks commencing 24 June 2022 and, despite a some wet and windy weather, thoroughly enjoyed the stay."

    The cottage was very comfortable and has been fitted out to a very good standard. The landlady has clearly put a lot of effort into offering a lovely cottage. Great position for walking and local pub. Would be happy to return but policy has now changed and dogs are not allowed which rules us out. Happy to recommend especially if they're passionate about fell walking. Great stay and thank you. (sorry for delay in reviewing due to family emergency)

    Reviewed by Mervyn4.4Jun 2022

  • "Really liked the property nice home away from home."

    Just need a dishwasher and would be perfect.

    Reviewed by Michael3.8May 2022

  • "Cosy cottage in lovely location but a few improvements need to be made."

    No dryer as suggested in other reviews - may not be an issue for some but when walking and especially with a child it would make a big difference. Some other basic things not available including oven gloves (requests guests to bring own - never come across this before), and no high chair. The main thing that we felt let down by was the cleanliness - dog hair everywhere on sofas and carpet when we arrived which makes it hard to see the need for an early 9am check out time for cleaning.

    I’m sorry that you had some issues. We clean each time to a high standard and take this very seriously. I didn’t get any request for a high chair but I could have sorted this out for you if you had contacted me. I hope this didn’t spoil your holiday. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hannah2.5Apr 2022

  • "Well located with plenty of walks on the doorstep."

    Very warm and comfortable cottage. Dog friendly and well equipped property. Beautiful, peaceful place to stay. Loved every minute.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Mar 2022

  • "Nice cottage, only draw back is the location, very hilly to get to ."

    Also quite tricky to get to the key for the door . Needs a dryer in there also

    Reviewed by Jane4.1Feb 2022

  • "The cottage was excellent - in a really good location for walks from the front door."

    Plenty of space over 3 floors and well equipped. Central heating and a wood burner which kept it nice and warm. It was really good value for money and had all that we needed for a good holiday - we were sad to come home. Both local village shops sold decent supplies such as wood for the fire, baked goods etc at a reasonable price. We had a power cut during our stay, good communications from owner, it was due to large storms which hit area during the week. A few things to consider: - There was a lot of dog hair on the carpets despite it being hoovered. We don't own a dog, but if one of the party had an allergy it would be problematic. A new hoover could improve this. Our clothes picked up the dog hair. - 1 extra big pan for the kitchen would be handy - we cooked all our meals and found there wasn't a pan big enough for larger meals. - A note about the stream culvert outside should be left for guests - it was overflowing due to heavy rain and we unblocked the drain of debris which was covering it and stopping it draining, worth guests knowing to do this in bad weather. - As others have mentioned shifting things around in the cupboards to make room for storage of food items. A deep clean of drawers as crumbs etc in them.

    Reviewed by Ruth4.1Feb 2022

  • "Super warm cottage in a wonderful position."

    ..ideal winter base for walking and jogging with the family and the dog. That was our third visit and we hope to return. Minor gripes: lock mechanism on the door of the upstairs toilet is loose and falls off if not used with care; the dustbin was full and not emptied on the Monday or during our stay so we left our bag in the porch; also hard to avoid the pothole in the concrete when you turned steeply into the terrace...could be easily filled in!

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Feb 2022

  • "Thank you for a relaxing holiday in a cottage that blended modern comfort within a traditional setting."

    The warmth of the log burner after hiking the nearby summit of Helvellyn is possibly the most relaxing and gratifying experience of the holiday.

    Reviewed by Jonathan4.7Jan 2022

  • "Very well maintained and comfortable home."

    A review mentioned poor quality linen however none of us had a complaint, our stay was very cosy. The furnishings were very nice, the oven in particular was very posh and a novelty to use, though it would have been good to have some cupboard space for food storage as we had to just leave food on the counter. The few issues were very minor, the rotary light switch in the kitchen buzzes when switched on (perhaps faulty wiring?) and many of the lightbulbs around the house are bright white LEDs. I like to see energy efficiency being considered, and I believe replacing side lamps in the lounge/bedrooms with warmer/orange LEDs bulbs would make the rooms look warmer in the evenings. In cottages similar to this I often find dvds/books/maps left for visitors which is a nice token but not something I walk in expecting. Overall a lovely stay and would definitely recommend.

    Thanks for your feedback and I’m glad you enjoyed your stay. Please be assured that the electrics have been fully assured by the electrician. We removed the books, games due to COVID as directed by Sykes but have made Sky channels available. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Henry4.4Dec 2021

  • "Cheap quality bed linen and towels."

    All else fine

    Reviewed by Alison4.7Sep 2021

  • "Lovely cottage with plenty of space."

    The location was fantastic, a short walk into the village, designated parking and incredible views of the fells. The back porch was great for dealing with dogs.

    Reviewed by John4.7Sep 2021

  • "Awesome refurbished cottage with a view that means you don’t, notice the house ( assuming you like hills, mountains and lakes ) 5 mins down into glenriding, a bit longer coming back up."

    Possibly not the best for people who struggle with steeper slopes, but wonderful for everyone else

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Sep 2021

  • "Fellview is a lovely cottage, clean, comfortable and with everything necessary for a lovely holiday."

    The history of the mine and area included in the info pack was interesting and we really appreciated the email to say the cottage would be ready earlier in the day on the day we checked in. The location and views are fabulous and we are definitely hoping to return for a longer stay next year. Despite the weather being somewhat wild, wet and windy we enjoyed a good walk to Aria Force which was well worth it as the waterfalls were in magnificent full flow.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Oct 2020

  • "Cottage was in an excellent location and has everything that we needed"

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Oct 2020

  • "Excellent accommodation, stayed there previously."

    Cottage was very clean, felt very safe. Quiet location but just what we wanted, walks on the doorstep and shops just a short drive away. A good location for to access to Keswick, etc. Weather was good and we thoroughly enjoyed our week.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Sep 2020

  • "A wonderful week in a fantastic location, for walks and scenery."

    Made my wife`s 60th a truly great celebration.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2020

  • "The cottage was beautiful, very clean and very well equipped with every thing we needed."

    I must mention the double bed, it was soooooo comfortable we slept so well. x

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Sep 2020

  • "Fantastic location and a great base from which to explore this beautiful area."

    Reviewed by Joel4.4Aug 2020

  • "Amazing cottage, looking forward to returning"

    Reviewed by Bradley5.0Dec 2019

  • "The position of the cottage is fantastic with glorious views over the high fells from the living room and bedroom windows."

    Walks from the door in every direction. The cottage itself was warm, clean and exceptionally well maintained. Will definately come again.

    Reviewed by David5.0Dec 2019

  • "Lovely cottage in a fabulous location with wonderful views."

    The property, however, would have benefited from a few additions. An outside light to the rear, instructions on how to open the keypad, more equipment in kitchen such as serving spoon, trays, kitchen towel, surface cleaners etc. The pillows were far too flat for my liking and the bedding, sheets etc were basic. A visitor book would have enabled me to leave this feedback, we could not find one. All the above are easy fixes and we would be happy to stay again if these things are corrected.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.4Nov 2019

  • "The cottage was simply fantastic!"

    !! It was better than we had expected, the views were amazing, especially from the 1st floor bedroom, the window gave fab views in a morning. The kitchen was very well equipped (except they had run out of salt...). The location was perfect for us and the local pubs were great. I would not hesitate to recommend or return to Fell View Cottage.

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0Nov 2019

  • "Lovely cosy cottage in lovely setting."

    Fabulous walks from the door and easy access to the Ullswater steamers. Also easy to travel to other areas of the lakes. Perfect. We hope to be back soon.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Oct 2019

  • "The cottage feels like a home from home and there are lots of smaller details that are all taken care of."

    There are wonderful views and the place is in an excellent location.

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Oct 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, very homely."

    Would defiantly return to the cottage. Well based if you want to do some serious walking but still within reach of Keswick, Windermere and other villages which are a must to visit. Only negative feedback not enough cleaning products in the cottage, hoover broken upstairs, other downstairs not good enough. I would of been more than happy to have hoovered and washed the floors prior to leaving especially as we had dogs with us. Thanks

    Reviewed by Michelle4.4Sep 2019

  • "The place was more spacious than expected and nicely done up."

    Given the weather the log fire was very welcome!

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Aug 2019

  • "The cottage was beautiful in a beautiful place."

    Sykes was easy to use and I will not hesitate to use again

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Jul 2019

  • "Brilliant little cottage; well kitted out, clean and tidy with excellent views!"

    Did walks from the cottage everyday so didn't use the car all week.

    Reviewed by Zara5.0Jun 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage fantastic views didn't need the car you could walk on to the fells from the door."

    What more can you ask for, and we took full advantage of it and enjoyed every moment

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jun 2019

  • "Fellview was just as described in the details but I think exceeded our expectations as to the position and view, it was fantastic."

    We did have marvellous weather which was great for our walks. Due to its position we could do all our walks from the cottage. Would definitely recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Judith5.0May 2019

  • "Lovely location."

    Property was as described. Really enjoyed our stay!

    Reviewed by William5.0May 2019

  • "Fantastic cottage in a fantastic location."

    Enjoyed our stay so much that we booked again for next year whilst enjoying a cup of tea looking out over the superb views. Didn't want to go home.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0May 2019

  • "This is a lovely cottage."

    It is perfectly situated for walking Helvellyn , around Ullswater and taking the bus or the boat, we hardly used the car at all once we got there. It was clean, warm and comfortable. We easily got on the wifi and had sky and Now TV. it had good facilities and was lovely and clean. Be aware though that it is almost impossible to get a mobile phone signal around the area. Small local shops supply necessities and Fellbites proved a lovely place to eat amongst other choices.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Apr 2019

  • "This was our second holiday (within a year) to Fellview - it is an excellent holiday cottage - and will very likely go again soon!"

    Reviewed by Colin4.7Mar 2019

  • "We had the best holiday in Fellview in the beautiful location of Glenridding."

    This cosy cottage is perfectly situated to explore the fells around Ullswater. It felt like a home from home and offered the added bonus of Sky TV, log burner, excellent WiFi as well as spectacular views. We would definitely book it again.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Feb 2019

  • "Wonderful views and really warm and cosy."

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Feb 2019

  • "The cottage was in a fabulous location, high up on the fells with stunning views looking down over Glenridding, Ullswater Lake and all around."

    Even though the weather was snowy and cold we were never cold in the cottage. There was a wood burner in the lounge but didn't feel the need to use it. The cottage was warm and homely. There were plenty of walks from the door and local facilities in Glenridding. Our dog Molly loved it too. Would highly recommend. Rita Humphries

    Reviewed by Rita4.7Jan 2019

  • "Fellview has superb facilities and views, it is ideally situated for some wonderful hikes and we would not hesitate to return."

    We arrived on a cold late December afternoon to a warm, cosy and spacious cottage complete with Christmas tree, decorations and welcome pack, perfect!

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Dec 2018

  • "A fantastic weekend had by all."

    The weather was wet so we utilised the house more than we had planned to! Very comfortable & clean with great facilities.

    Reviewed by James5.0Nov 2018

  • "A perfect cottage in a wonderful location."

    I’m nit picking here, but a welcome pack containing milk, tea, coffee and sugar would have been greatly appreciated but was not provided. It’s the little touches that make all the difference to ensure a valued and happy customer experience. Also, the shower drain was blocked and I had to make a special journey to a hardware store to purchase solution unblock the drain. This would have been very evident during the preparation and cleaning process prior to our stay. All this being said, we would happily return to this lovely cottage.

    Reviewed by Brian4.7Nov 2018

  • "The cottage is very clean and beds and sofas particularly comfortable."

    I love the peace of the location. This is the ONLY cottage i have rented with any company where there was no tea/coffee/sugar provided! So often there have also been bisuits/cake/wine/dogtreats as well. It felt unwelcoming because of that omission. was it an oversight?

    Reviewed by Shirley5.0Nov 2018

  • "A great holiday cottage, very clean, comfortable and well equipped and in a fantastic location with wonderful views."

    Good pub, The Travellers Rest, within 5 minutes walk. Only downside was it was quite expensive for a 3 night break.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Oct 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage in great location with amazing views."


    Reviewed by Paula5.0Sep 2018

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  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x second floor twin
  • Bathroom with a separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory.
  • Heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric range, fridge, freezer, TV
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 10 minute walk, pub 5 minute walk
  • Note: Not suitable for children and toddlers Note: From 2nd May the property will no longer accept pets

The property

This charming, former miner's cottage idyllically overlooks the dominating Helvellyn Mountain range, one of the largest and most popular ranges in the glorious Lake District National Park.

Set over three floors and within the lovely lakeside village of Glenridding, this is the perfect place from which to explore this breath-taking expanse of natural beauty and outdoor opportunities.

Enter this stone terrace from the rear and find a handy vestibule area, great for kicking off your muddy boots and putting your clothes straight into the wash after a scenery-filled walk.

Enter into a charming, neutrally furnished kitchen/diner, equipped usefully with modern units and a lovely dining table completing the set delightfully.

In the winter months, you will look forward to returning to the heart-warming sitting room which boasts a tasteful layout with plenty of snug seating and an alluring woodburner, the window looks out over spectacular Lakes countryside.

You can also choose to admire the unbeatable scenery from the adjacent conservatory, a compact yet scenery-filled spot to sit with a drink and take it all in, or on sunny afternoons relax on the patio.

The first floor of Fellview plays host to a peaceful double bedroom, as well as a fabulous bathroom with the choice of a bath and a separate shower cubicle.

Take a further staircase to reach the converted loft of the property, a cosy room occupied by twin single beds, enhanced by two light-filled and picturesque Velux windows.

To the front of this wonderful hideaway, step out onto the serene patio to enjoy the panoramic vistas.

The magnificent walks of the Lake District are available right from your doorstep, with Helvellyn and Striding Edge accessible from the door.

Keen outdoor enthusiasts can also explore the nearby Ullswater, with the famous Ullswater Streamers allowing you to take it all in.

The village of Glenridding sits right on the banks of the lake, it offers a choice of superb pubs and eateries overlooking Ullswater, allowing you to admire the setting in warmth and comfort.

The ever-popular towns of Bowness and Windermere, Ambleside and Keswick are easily reachable and offer something for everybody to enjoy.

A characterful stone cottage in an excellent rural location.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Pooley Bridge 8 miles; Windermere 12 miles; Penrith 12.5 miles

Glenridding is a wonderful lakeside village, hugging the southern edge of Ullswater in the wondrous Lake District National Park. It offers the essentials of a convenience store, a café and a selection of characterful pubs. Some of the pubs overlook the picturesque Ullswater lake where you can try your hand at some exhilarating outdoor pursuits, or perhaps take a soothing cruise on one of the Ullswater Steamers. The area is popular with mountain walkers as there are seemingly endless opportunities nearby, above the village sits the Greenside Mine, this 18th century lead mine is the reason for the maintaining of the village's economy. There is much to do close by, with the wonderful twin towns of Bowness and Windermere just over 12 miles away, offering something to suit every age, taste and ability. Come to this wonderful Lake District village for a fun-packed holiday with your family and friends.