Jackdaw Quarry Lodge (Clearwater) ref: CC129276

Carnforth, Kirkby Lonsdale and South East Cumbria

5 Stars



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  • Cot Available 
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Boasting amazing views of the Yorkshire Dales, the Lakeland Fells and the spectacular sunsets over Morecambe Bay, Jackdaw Quarry Lodge is one of a handful of stunning eco lodges set on a hillside above the clear, blue water of Jackdaw Quarry, near Carnforth, Lancashire. Jackdaw Quarry is also home to the UK’s premier scuba diving centre and PADI dive school. Guests have the opportunity, should they so wish, to sample scuba diving for the first time or further develop their existing skills (visit the Dive Site for more details). Scuba diving aside, there is so much to enjoy at Jackdaw Quarry Lodge ‘ above the water’! The local area is perfect for cycling and there are many delightful walks available from the door. Jackdaw Quarry Lodge’s excellent location means easy access to the Lakes and Dales (e.g. Windermere is just 30 minutes drive away).
The accommodation at Jackdaw Quarry Lodge is simply stunning. Built to the highest standards, the property is clad in local stone and features a turf roof sown with wild flowers! Stylish and contemporary, the interior has been well thought out and beautifully dressed. Equally impressive are the list of standard features, which include discreet lighting, under floor heating throughout, a central vacuum system and satellite TV and DVD players in every bedroom! There are three good bedrooms, with one on ground floor level for ease of access, if required. The property has two glass fronted and covered balconies looking over the water, with a gas barbeque provided on the main balcony. Guests can enjoy an al fresco BBQ meal on the deck whilst gazing down on the divers below!

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Clearwater has under floor heating throughout and briefly comprises:
Entrance into hallway leading left into...
Bedroom 1: With twin beds, (these can be made up as a king size but must be requested at time of booking)
Shower room: With shower cubicle, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
Through to spacious open plan living area with...
Kitchen: Having dishwasher, electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer and microwave.
Dining area.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Lounge: With electric wall mounted fire, TV with DVD.
Access to balcony with gas BBQ and seating provided.

Lower Ground Floor:
Bathroom: With deep bath, separate large shower cubicle with seating, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2: King size bedroom with access to balcony.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds (these can be made up as a king size but must be requested at time of booking) with access to balcony.

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Second floor

Third floor


All fuel, electric, bed linen and towels provided. Travel cot and highchair available. Stairgate in place. Two well behaved pets welcome. Ramp access to the property with small lip on the door. Internet access available.


Private parking for two cars outside property, additional parking for ample cars within 50 yards of the property. Decked area and two balconies with furniture provided.
A refundable damage deposit of £100 is payable one week prior to arrival.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    On Site
  • Distance
    1.5 to 2 Miles
  • Restaurant
    On Site
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    1.5 to 2 Miles
  • Railway station distance
    1.5 to 2 Miles
  • Lake
    50 yards

About the local area

Kirkby Lonsdale is in Cumbria's south east in between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales; an historic market town in an area of great natural beauty with riverside and country walks.

There are many riverside and country walks in the area, and historic buildings to see in the town itself, including the 11th century Norman parish church. While some market towns have become spoilt over the years, Kirkby Lonsdale and its surrounding area of outstanding landscape still retain the same beauty appreciated by Constable, Turner, and Ruskin.

Further north lays Kirkby Stephen at the head of the Eden Valley, a popular centre for walkers and situated on the Cumbria Cycle Way - a great route for all keen cyclists.

Half an hour's drive from Kirkby Stephen is the beautiful area of Silverdale - an Area of Outstanding Beauty, offering a truly inspiring escape from the pace and pressures of everyday life. Don't miss the headland of Jack Scout leading to Jenny Brown's Point. From here, look out across the bay to see Humphrey Head where, so legend has it, the last wolf in England was slain.

Things to do nearby

Capernwray Diving Centre

Capernwray Diving Centre offers the best place to dive in Lancashire.

The Chocolate Mine!

Located below the chocolate shop in Kirkby Lonsdale this `mine' has an interesting history. J.M. Barrie, the author of Peter Pan, was a regular visitor to Kirkby Lonsdale.

Lakeland Photo Workshops

Take inspiration from this and other stunning locations to capture great photographs. Take your photography to the next level with Lakeland Photo Workshops

David Barrett Photography
David Barrett Photography

David Barrett offers five types of workshops suitable for new and existing digital SLR owners from beginners right up to the experienced photographer.

Carus Green Golf Club

Situated a mile from Kendal is Carus Green Golf Club, a fantastic place to visit for a round of golf.

Sillfield Farm Shop

Sillfield Farm's Peter Gott took part in Jamie Olivers TV programme to train young chefs and now runs a unique farm shop selling rare breed sheep, pigs and chickens full of flavour.

Kirkby Lonsdale Golf Club
Kirkby Lonsdale Golf Club

Located in the idyllic village of Barbon close to Kirkby Lonsdale this 18 hole golf course offers spectacular views of the Cumbrian countryside. Designed by Bill Squires it offers a challenging game and is a genuine test of stamina and patience. Tel: 01524 276366

Docker Park Farm

Docker Park farm offers a fabulous day out for all the family with lots to see and do. Pigs, piglets, rabbits, cows and goats create an exciting atmosphere for children with an opportunity to feed the lambs in spring and summer. The tea room on site provides delicious homemade goodies with a shop selling locally produced food.

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