The glacial formed lake of Bassenthwaite which once was linked to Derwentwater many years ago, is the only water form in the Lake District which is named a ‘lake’ as the others are ‘waters’, ‘meres’ and ‘tarns’.
Unique guided fishing trips and fly casting tuition amongst the beautiful scenery of the Lake District – great if you are not familiar with the area. Tel: 01768 778575
Located on a hill high above the River Derwent and just two miles from Bassenthwaite Lake Isel Hall is a large attractive property which dates as far back as 1387. It is set in glorious surroundings with south facing terraces looking over to the banks of the river below and Lakeland fells and Skiddaw in the background. Tel: 01900 821778 for opening times
A small independent outdoor provider offer holiday makers tailor made packages for you and your family. Activities include rock climbing, kayaking and Ghyll Scrambling. Tel: 01768 776143
Alternative is a design led Gift and Household Store which was brought to life by Tony and Elaine Bell in 2011, having traded successfully in Carlisle.
Cumbrian Cottages Limited is a company registered in England and Wales (company registration number 03756599. VAT number GB721994123) whose registered office is at Atlantic House, Fletcher Way, Parkhouse, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 0LJ.