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Bobbin Mill Cottage

(Ref. 939978)

Lakeside near Newby Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Electric vehicle charging
  • 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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56 Customer Reviews

  • "Exceedingly well equipped, especially the kitchen."

    There is lots of space and the cottage is situated in a lovely, quiet Lake District spot.

    It’s always a pleasure to have such lovely guests staying with us, so glad you enjoyed your stay & hopefully we will welcome you back in the future. Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joe5.0Dec 2023

  • "Bobbin Mill Cottage is an amazing place to stay and has all the facilities that you need ."

    A great place to go for walks and so close to the lakes and yet just off the beaten track. We will be booking again for next year.

    Thank you for your kind words, it’s great to receive genuine feedback…. It makes all the hard work worth while. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mr5.0Sep 2023

  • "We were very happy to have found this property."

    As a family, we enjoyed staying at Bobbin Mill Cottage. The property is fully equipped with everything you need. The location is also fantastic, away from people as we expected. Highly recommended.

    Thank you for you very positive feedback, we are not quite sure why you gave us such a low score?….. but we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lalana1.3Aug 2023

  • "Pictures don’t do it justice- fabulous !"

    Thank you Matthew, glad you enjoyed your stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Jul 2023

  • "An excellent property to stay in with all the facilities you could want."

    Very modern inside. Well presented. A great place to relax and chill. A great location. Would definitely stay again!

    Thank you Lesley for your positive feedback, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us, we look forward to welcoming you back to Bobbin Mill Cottage in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Jun 2023

  • "Such a beautiful cottage, if anything it was better than expected from the pictures."

    Such a lovely space to spend time together as a family. The location was perfect for exploring Windermere and the Lake District, perfect spot. The cottage was so clean, and everything so well maintained to such a high standard. Probably best facilities and general high standard Accommodation we have ever had. Lots of different spaces to spend time together in the gardens, your needs really are all covered for a relaxing or active week in the Lakes!

    Thank you Rachel for your lovely comments, it was a pleasure to have you staying with us & we look forward to the day you return. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Apr 2023

  • "An ideal cottage for our pre -Christmas, multi generational, family get together."

    The furnishings and equipment were all excellent and the Christmas decorations made for a beautiful, thoughtful, touch. Snow on our fourth night was very seasonal and the heating, Aga and log burner made it lovely and cosy. The studio is an ideal addition, as is the off-road parking. We highly recommend this outstanding property.

    Jeffery thank you for your feed back, it’s a pleasure to have guest who appreciate our efforts to make your stay memorable, thank you for leaving our property in such wonderful condition on your departure. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future… may be give Bobbin Mill a try-in the summer it’s a totally different experience. Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jeffreyf5.0Dec 2022

  • "Property was very well presented in beautiful surroundings."

    Plenty of space and parking for our party of 8. Everything that was needed in the kitchen and throughout. Games & books provided. Very comfortable living areas and bedrooms. Plenty of walks in the area and well situated to explore Southern Lake District.

    Elaine, Thank you for your feed back, it’s great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Bobbin Mill is a very special place for us, We try very hard to leave some of our love for Bobbin & the area for others to enjoy. We really appreciate your comments, thank you for taking the time to share you’re experience. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Sep 2022

  • "Enjoyed a great stay."

    Cottage lovely with every facility. An issue arose with AGA but owner came back to us quickly. Could not find the firestick remote to operate the TV in ground floor bedroom but not important to us. Should flag up to owner that other people are putting rubbish in the designated Cumbria Waste bin which caused bin to overflow at end of stay.

    Reviewed by David4.4Aug 2022

  • "The cottage was beyond expectation Brilliantly well design cottage with lovely comfortable interior."

    Reviewed by Patrick5.0Aug 2022

  • "Extremely well appointed cottage in an idyllic location, with plenty of indoor and outdoor space."

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by James5.0Aug 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage, gave us a lovely comfortable stay."

    Owner promptly dealt with a couple of minor issues, caused by previous holidaymakers, not of his making. Non of our party wanted to leave. Visit to Bobbin Mill, just across the road, highly recommended.

    Angela, thank you for your feed back, we always appreciate receiving feed back from our guest. Thank you again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Jul 2022

  • "A lovely house."

    Very comfortable with a beautiful garden. We loved seeing all the wild birds that visited the garden. The house is maintained to a very high standard and has everything needed for a great holiday.

    Mary thank you for taking the time & trouble to leave your comments, very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Look forward to you returning in the future Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Jul 2022

  • "I only only describe this as fabulous."

    My mum, myself and other family members had such an amazing week. The cottage is superb and the wildlife in the garden is spectacular. At one point a pheasant tapped on the conservatory door for more nuts. Where can u see that! Thank you to the owners for allowing us to experience this cottage for a week. One bit of advice for those staying is keep the tub of nuts inside as the squirrel managed to get the lid of twice lol. No hesitation in recommending anyone to stay here and I hope to come back again

    Carla, thank you for your comments, it’s great to hear you enjoyed yourselves & our local wildlife… we encourage them to visit …. Even the naughty squirrels …. Cleaver little monsters. Best Regards John & Lisa Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carla5.0Jun 2022

  • "Fantastic property, we had an amazing week, would highly recommend."

    . As a family of 8 we like to take some of our own home-cooked food on our holidays, this property has a very well equipped kitchen, with a large American style fridge freezer with ice dispenser and plenty of pots, pans, severing dishes and utensils. Lovely to sit in the garden room in the morning and watch the wildlife. Furnished to a high spec and very clean.

    Helen thank you for your feed back it’s always helpful to hear from the guest perspective, we work very hard to make what we think is a beautiful homely cottage… it great to know that we are getting it right. Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Apr 2022

  • "Exceptionally nice property."

    All as described . Owner friendly and helpful .

    John it was a pleasure to have such nice people staying with us. Best Regards John B Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Dec 2021

  • "We had a great stay at Bobbin Mill."

    The owner was very responsive to our asks and the house itself was just perfect for our Christmas break. Very nice touch with the decorations. We already can't wait to come back in the future!!

    Peter thank you for staying with us, we glad we could solve your issues so quickly . Hope to see you soon Regards John B Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Dec 2021

  • "An exceptional property, furnished to a high standard and situated in a lovely woodland setting."

    We enjoyed our stay and would recommend.

    Thank you Kathleen, we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best Regards John & Lisa Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kathleen5.0Oct 2021

  • "We had a really enjoyable stay at Bobbin Mill Cottage."

    Very spacious accommodation, lovely and warm and clean. We made the most of the out door seating areas as we were very fortunate with the weather. I would highly recommend this property.

    Thank you Alison for your kind words, it’s always a pleasure to receive such positive feed back, We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Bobbin Mill in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Sep 2021

  • "Fabulous cottage in a stunning location, so much to do right on your doorstep without even getting in a car."

    The cottage had everything we could possibly need and we all loved sitting around the fire pit in the evenings, watching the night sky and chatting happily. So relaxing can't wait to book again.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Sep 2021

  • "If you are looking for a holiday home experience which makes you feel like you are abroad, you will be hard pushed to match the Bobbin Mill."

    Outside you have a huge dining table with seating for eight, you then walked down a few steps that took you over a small bridge to an area where the BBQ and a large fire pit are located with yet another seating area under a wooden outdoor structure which resembled a large beach hut, add to this the outside lights which were strung back across back towards the house and it provided us with some very memorable and relaxed evenings. Inside one half of the double garage adjacent to this were a full size pool table and tabletop football! The web pictures did not do justice to the size and scale of the property, every attention to detail and quality has been paid and the owners were extremely helpful.

    Reviewed by Graham4.4Aug 2021

  • "The most wonderful house in the most glorious setting."

    Exceeded our expectations on every level. We will be back

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Jun 2021

  • "We enjoyed a fantastic weeks holiday at Bobbin Mill Cottage."

    The house and separate studio are superb and the facilities are brilliant with everything you could possibly need. The location is excellent with walks from the door up to High Dam and the Bobbin Mill is also worth a visit. Lots of nice restaurants a short drive away. We particularly liked the Swan. We also enjoyed a trip to the Lakeland Wildlife Oasis and the junior keeper experience was brilliant.

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0May 2021

  • "The cottage was spotlessly clean, very well furnished and with all the facilities you would expect."

    We particularly enjoyed the orangerie/garden room which was great for looking out on the countryside, with a coffee or early evening glass of wine! There was also a lovely large garden with two seating areas, each with dining table. The cottage is also ideally located for walking or cycling in the Lake District and within easy reach of Windermere and Ambleside.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Apr 2021

  • "Bobbin Mill was excellent and its hard to find a better cottage."

    The owners have invested a lot of money in the interior and exterior of the property and its one of the best we have stayed at. Thankfully the Annex provided separate accommodation for 2 of our party of 8 otherwise we would have fallen foul of the rule of 6.

    Reviewed by James5.0Oct 2020

  • "Bobbin Cottage was set in a lovely area, incredibly picturesque and quiet."

    Close to Lakeside where you can take a boat up to Bowness and experience stunning views, there are also local walks (the one up to the High Dam was beautiful). The cottage is just fantastic in every way. The setting, the facilities and quality of everything was just 5 star. The owners John and Lisa were so helpful and checked in with us to make sure we had everything. The log burner was amazing and heated the large lounge area really quickly although we had 3 days of largely sunny weather in late September - so lucky! Sitting in the lounge conservatory in the morning watching the birds feed outside was so therapeutic. We absolutely loved everything about Bobbin Cottage and will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2020

  • "Lovely garden."

    Good location. Plenty of space and comfort. Very nice owners. Excellent facilites.

    Reviewed by John5.0Aug 2020

  • "What a fantastic, well equipped cottage in a stunning location."

    We wish we’d had another week as there was just so much to see and do. The owners were very helpful and gave us some great recommendations, we hope to return soon! Thank you.

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Jul 2020

  • "This is a peaceful, well maintained cottage."

    It has ample space for a family with teenagers providing everyone with their own bathroom/shower room.

    Reviewed by Thomas5.0Jul 2020

  • "This cottage is everything you could hope for and more Ideally located yet ..."

    This cottage is everything you could hope for and more Ideally located yet secluded away from huddle Beautiful surroundings and a great opportunity to see wildlife Perfectly kept and spacious

    Reviewed by Gernelle5.0Jan 2020

  • "Absolutely stunning."

    This cottage had everything and more. Stayed over the New Year with our daughters, son-in-laws and grandchildren. Plenty of space for everyone. The studio is set apart from the main house which was not a problem for us because it meant peace and quiet. The garage games room was a hit for the boys. Parking was great for us and our 3 cars. Would highly recommend these gorgeous property which is set in a beautiful location.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Dec 2019

  • "Excellent break away with the family plenty of room for the kids to play with big open plan spaces."

    Warning however only 3 pieces of wood was provided for 2 nights stay, called and asked for more but thats is all thats included for a December break! Bring a couple of sacks of wood as the nearest station had ran out so was a chore finding some.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Dec 2019

  • "Gorgeous house, verry modern in a beautifull area of Lake District!"

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Nov 2019

  • "Amazing property."

    Would stay longer next time. Perfect setting - a credit to the owner

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Oct 2019

  • "The cottage was well laid out and situated perfectly set back from a minor road and handy for the Windermere lake steamers etc."

    and for visiting the south Lakes area in general. The cottage was very well equipped and tastefully furnished to a good standard. The extensive outside facilities were appreciated and the games room would be ideal for children (and adults!). The (pleasantly) unseasonal weather did also help make it a memorable holiday!

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Sep 2019

  • "Bobbin Mill Cottage is a superbly appointed house: very spacious - plenty of room for 4 couples and lots of different sitting areas to suit every mood."

    Separate annexe offers extra privacy option for one couple/family. Kitchen is extremely well equipped with a total of 5 ovens (between Aga, electric and microwave). Lovely lakeland garden area with plenty of outside eating space. Woodland walks directly from the gateway. Bobbin Mill (English Heritage) - with live demonstrations of bobbin turning - is just across the road.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Aug 2019

  • "Windows should have access to open for fresh air as some bedrooms felt claustrophobic and surely channels 1 to 5 on TV should be readily available and not need mobile phones to set up."

    It was good but felt it was not value for money as we did not have basics like toilet rolls.

    Reviewed by Tabetha4.4Aug 2019

  • "This was our second year at Bobbin Mill Cottage."

    It is a perfect holiday cottage We visited with our daughter, partner and two boys and our granddaughter and partner The cottage is so comfortable. The beds are really very comfortable! Everything was spotlessly clean. The football and pool tables in the garage are the best and saw many a fiercely competitive match in the evening! We were very lucky with the weather again as it was sunny and warm most of the week. Maybe the only issue was that the main house ran out of hot water in the morning after a few showers, but they did cope ok. I would highly recommend Bobbin Mill Cottage for a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by Davina5.0Jun 2019

  • "We loved Bobbin Mill Cottage."

    A real gem. Beautifully done. All rooms are ensuite and everyone has as much privacy as they want but the communal areas are great and spacious. Lovely kitchen and very well equipped. Beautiful garden. It's a shame we had a rain filled trip as we'd have loved to spend time sitting in the garden...Very easily accessible from the M6 & minutes from the Lake edge.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0May 2019

  • "Absolutely stunning accommodation."

    Great location next to Windermere and a perfect base to explore the southern Lakes. Would certainly recommend this place, one of the best properties for this sort of trip we've visited.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0May 2019

  • "Bobbin Cottage was an absolute delight"

    Reviewed by Richard5.0May 2019

  • "A delightful and relaxing cottage which suited our requirements perfectly."

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Apr 2019

  • "This was the first time booking with Sykes which from beginning to end was excellent service."

    Onto the cottage. WOW the pictures didn’t do it justice. It was beautiful. So quaint and in a lovely setting. Garden was great. Would love to comeback in the summer months too. Would highly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Lorna5.0Oct 2018

  • "Exceptional!"

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Aug 2018

  • "This is a very good property - finished to a high standard."

    Reviewed by Jay4.7Aug 2018

  • "We were really lucky with the weather, it was in the high twenties every day!"

    The cottage was really lovely, very well fitted out, beds were really comfortable, and all the bed linen, towels etc, were really good quality. The patio area was great for breakfast in the morning, and most days had our evening meal there as well. The barbecue has an outing as well. We also made good use of the pool and football tables. All the family loved the cottage, and the area.

    Reviewed by Davina5.0Jun 2018

  • "Absolutely loved our stay in Bobbin Mill Cottage, we visited over a weekend for my 40th birthday celebrations."

    Beautiful house in a beautiful location. The owner was super helpful too.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jun 2018

  • "Sykes exceeded our expectations but there was a big problem with the shower in the downstairs bedroom en suite and we lost an afternoon while a man came to fix it."

    Also we had problems with the TV's everywhere. I phoned the owner who said it might be reception of might be that the previous occupants had not reset it (arguably not helpful). The man that repaired the shower managed to get us a couple of channels but given there is a TV in every bedroom and the lounge we did expect to get something on all of them. This problem with the TV was also in the annexe.

    Reviewed by Susan4.4May 2018

  • "Thank you very much."

    We had a fantastic week at Bobbin Mill. It proved to be exactly what we were looking for. There was plenty of room for our party and the setting was fab. The cottage had everything you would expect and more. A great deal of time, effort and thought had been put into the decor of this holiday home. Each bedroom was unique which add to the character of the property. There were plenty of local walks. The Aquarium, train and boat trips near by were also a bonus. I would love to come back in summer to take advantage of the beautiful garden and also to be able to pop to the Mill across the road. Thanks also for the cheeky bottle of wine on our arrival. It was a very nice touch x

    Reviewed by Theresa5.0Mar 2018

  • "The cottage was lovely - lots of space and light."

    There were eight of us and there was plenty of room. The kitchen was well equipped with gadgets - espresso machines, ice and water dispensers and an Aga, but lacked some basics like egg cups and a measuring jug! We really enjoyed the pool table and snooker table though it was a bit cold in February to stay in the garage for too long. There was plenty of parking in front and behind the property. We had 6 cars there at one point. We did have some problems with the heating and the fuses blowing but these were sorted out.

    Reviewed by Ian4.6Feb 2018

  • "Fantastic property, nothing too much trouble."

    Need to come back in summer to enjoy the beautiful garden.

    Reviewed by Joanne4.8Dec 2017

  • "Lovely cottage with everything you require!"

    ! Loads of space, nice surroundings the log burner was great!! Wonderful week away. We would recommend the cottage to large families or couples. Hope to return sometime.

    Reviewed by Debra5.0Oct 2017

  • "Cannot recommend Bobbin Mill highly enough."

    Beautiful, well stocked, lovely location. Great for families and friends.

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Sep 2017

  • "Beautiful accommodation in a very good location for exploring Southern Lakes."

    Lots of space inside and in the annexe. A lovely outside area with plenty of space again. Would definitely recommend it.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Jul 2017

  • "We celebrated my Dad's 60th Birthday at this beautiful cottage."

    ..and what a fab time we all had! Firstly the cottage is lovely! Great layout and felt like home from home! So cute and quaint yet modern! The garden was lovely also - just wish we could have sat out ( weather wasn't fantastic) because there was ample room to chill and sip wine in the garden! Beds were comfy, plenty of parking, great little docking station for our 'party' and the wifi was great bonus too! We were unsure of things to do and was worried we would be too far away from things going on but just a 10 min walk got us to the train station and boat station so we spent one day at Bowness and one day at Haverthwaite station (and one day relaxing in the Lakeside pub - pricey but good) I would defo recommend booking to friends and family - such a great place to stay for time in the Lakes! Thanks

    Reviewed by Natalie4.8Apr 2017

  • "The only minor issue was that the television needs to be retuned in the annexe as we could not access any channels."

    Apart from that it is a fantastic cottage.

    Reviewed by Alexander5.0Feb 2017

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Summary

  • Main house
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with TV, 1 x twin with day bed
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburner through to conservatory
  • Studio above garage
  • All first floor
  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan kitchen with breakfast bar and sitting area.
  • MAIN HOUSE
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Oil burning AGA with 2 x oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, wine chiller, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs (one with FreeSat and two with Amazon firestick), DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • STUDIO ABOVE GARAGE
  • Electric storage heaters
  • Microwave, fridge, TV with FreeSat, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • BOTH MAIN HOUSE AND STUDIO
  • Ample off road parking
  • EV charger
  • Bike/boat storage
  • Private enclosed garden with terrace, patio, stream and furniture
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Table football in garage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub/restaurant 10 mins walk
  • Note: Stream in garden, children must be supervised at all times
  • Note: There are several steps in the garden between the various levels of patio and terrace, as well as a fenced drop, and there are five steps to the front door from the parking area, care should be taken
  • Note: Mobile phone reception can be limited
  • Note: There are sloping ceilings in both the main house and studio with some restricted height, especially in the studio bedroom
  • Note: The studio has a separate entrance up a flight of stairs
  • Note: The oven and hob in the studio have been disconnected and therefore can't be used
  • Note: The AGA and woodburner can get very hot, children must be prevented from touching them
  • Please note: This property has installed CCTV covering just the outside entrances of the property, they are installed for everyone's safety; the owner is registered with the ICO
  • Please note: that we do not accept change over dates on any Bank Holidays
  • If you wish to charge electric bikes, please contact the owner

The property

Located in the tranquil hamlet of Lakeside, this superb end-terrace slate cottage sits in a large garden plot which backs onto woodland and countryside, close to the tip of Lake Windermere and Newby Bridge in the Lake District.

Beautifully-presented throughout, with immaculate attention to detail, this cottage is ideally suited to friends and family wishing to enjoy time together in one of the most stunning areas of the Lake District.

Set over two floors, the main house has three bedrooms and bathrooms and a spacious open plan sitting room which has a woodburner housed in front of a slate wall.

There is a stunning quality kitchen with AGA, butcher’s sink, granite surfaces, marble floor and let’s not forget the wine chiller to keep your favourite tipple chilled to enjoy inside or out.

Also enjoy the delightful feature of the open wall contemporary window from the kitchen to the sitting room, allowing a view to the conservatory sitting area with French doors to the garden and beyond.

Open the French doors on to the wrap-around patio and enjoy the silence broken only by birdsong or step down into the garden and sit and listen to the relaxing sound of the babbling stream.

Across the garden is the studio perfect for extended family, friends or perhaps teenagers.

This accommodation provides an open plan kitchen and sitting room with TV, shower room and bedroom with views over the garden.

Just 10 minutes' walk away from this lovely property is the tip of Lake Windermere with the Lakeside Hotel with spa and restaurant, and where you can embark onto Lakeland cruises to Ambleside and Bowness.

Alternatively, take a trip on the Haverthwaite steam train and step back in time or visit the Lakeland Aquarium.

Just 15 minutes' away is Cartmel which houses race meetings during the summer months and is the smallest racecourse in the UK.

Cartmel is also the home to sticky toffee pudding and the ancient 12th century priory, and is also a gastro centre with the infamous L’Enclume restaurant.

Cyclists are also spoilt as close by is the Grizedale Forest with numerous bike tracks to suit all standards, as well as Go Ape.

Walking is also on your doorstep through woods to bore trees and High Dam and call in to Bobbin Mill, which is a fascinating mill and discover why your cottage has its name.

Finally at the end of the day, return to this glorious retreat to enjoy the peace of the garden or inside in front of the woodburner.

This is a special cottage in a delightful location, ideal for exploration and enjoyment all year round.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location

LAKESIDE

Newby Bridge 1.2 miles; Bowness-on-Windermere 8.7 miles.

Set on the southern shores of Lake Windermere, the small, sleepy hamlet of Lakeside offers a peaceful getaway location, hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the Lake District’s popular attractions, but still within easy reach of them. Whether you decide to discover the area in the car, by foot, bike, boat or steam, there’s plenty to see nearby to keep the whole family content. The ferry dock offers the chance to travel by boat to Waterhead or Bowness, or take a shorter trip to the National Trust’s Fell Foot Park, across the water, which offers pretty grounds set alongside the very tip of the lake, providing plenty of places for picnics, paddling, games and gentle strolls on sunny afternoons. Situated alongside the Lakeside Station is the long-standing Lakeside and Haverwaithe Railway, home to Britain’s oldest standard gauge steam engine, on which you can travel back in time along this well-loved Heritage line, and where little ones will delight in meeting Thomas and his friends. Visit the Lakes Aquarium to uncover the often-secretive world of life below water, where you’ll chance upon hundreds of captivating creatures that feature in the surrounding rivers, lakes and sea. There are wonderful, well-signed walks to be enjoyed in the immediate area, including the 5-mile route to Finsthwaite’s High Dam, which trails from Lakeside through pleasant woodlands and meadows. Lakeside offers an exclusive holiday location with all of the Lake District’s delights at your fingertips.

Please note: that we do not accept change over dates on any Bank Holidays

If you wish to charge electric bikes, please contact the owner


This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas