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Catbells Cottage ref: 111423

Keswick, Keswick & Area
4 Stars
details
  • Sleeps 44
Parking1 carGardenFront forecourt
2 person discountNoFire/WoodburnerNo
SmokingNoInternet accessYes

Description

Catbells Cottage has got everything you want from a town centre location, excellent facilities, fabulous fell views from the bedrooms, private parking and Wi-fi internet access. It is equally appealing to those arriving on public transport, the bus from Penrith train station stops opposite the cottage, the amenities are on the doorstep and there is a wealth of walks in all directions. The cottage is stylishly furnished and decorated, with quality modern and antique furnishings, tasteful decoration with feature artwork.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With flat screen TV, Freeview box/recorder and feature stone fireplace with electric fire
Kitchen/Diner: With double electric oven, ceramic hob, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With twin beds and view to Catbells.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

Second floor

Accessed via steep winding staircase
Bedroom 2: Large attic bedroom with double bed, TV and a panoramic view of Skiddaw and Latrigg

Facilities

All fuel and bed linen included. Cot available. Wi-fi internet access and telephone for free UK landline and incoming calls

Miscellaneous

Outside: Front forecourt. Parking for 1 medium size car and seating area to the rear

Nearest townKeswickShops100 yards
Distance100 yardsRestaurant150 yards
Nearest railway stationPenrithPub70 yards
Distance20 milesLake0.25 mile

About the local area

Keswick is overlooked by spectacular scenery including the towering Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell to the north and Derwentwater a stones throw away to the south, in the heart of the Northern Lakes.

The market town gained its original charter in 1276 and although small it now forms the hub of the Northern Lake District. Keswick has great character with its well tended appearance (Winning several national awards); two large parks close to the town centre, speciality, gift and outdoor shops and a range of outdoor and indoor attractions.

Close by is the 4000 year old Castlerigg Stone Circle and the shores of Derwentwater are a mere stroll away past the Theatre by the Lake. During the summer months visitors can enjoy a free minibus service run by the National Trust from Keswick linking into round trips to Buttermere.

Keswick is a great base for a holiday in the Lake District with plenty of facilities close at hand but in the midst of beautiful north Lakeland countryside.

Things to do nearby

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Bassenthwaite Lake

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’.

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Ashness Bridge

The idyllic setting is one of the most photographed viewpoints in the Lake District, with an amazing view over the lake of Derwentwater towards Keswick and the surrounding fells.

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Borrowdale Valley

South of Keswick you can find the stunning valley of Borrowdale where you will discover the three valleys known as Watendlath, Stonethwaite and Seathwaite.

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Bowder Stone

Located in the Borrowdale valley near the Grange village is a 2000 ton boulder. It is most unusually placed, balanced on a strange angle.

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Honister Slate Mine

First recordings of mining at the Honister Slate Mine dates back to the 1700’s, but it is believed it may have started in the Roman or even Pre-Historic era.

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Derwentwater

The beautiful lake of Derwentwater is located in the north of the Lake District, and is surrounded by magnificent fells, the Borrowdale Valley and Keswick.

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Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens

On the outskirts of Keswick is the grand historic home known as Mirehouse built in 1666 by The Earl of Derby.

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Whinlatter Forest Park

Whinlatter Forest Park can be found up the Whinlatter Pass past Braithwaite. This is a brilliant place to get spectacular views over the Lake District and into Scotland.

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St John In The Vale

Just five miles from Keswick, you can find the stunning glacial valley which is known as St John’s in the Vale. This amazing scenic location is home to several small settlements and farms.

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Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

If you want to learn about and explore the history of the industry which was thriving in the Lake District many years ago, this is the place to come.

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Lodore Falls

A popular place to visit in the Borrowdale Valley is the Lodore Falls, a waterfall which is formed by the Watendath Beck and is located near the southern end of Derwentwater.

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Newlands Activity Centre

In the Newlands Valley you can find this centre which provides you with a number of great exciting adventures to take part in during your holiday.

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St Bega Church

Next to Bassenthwaite Lake is St Bega Church which is the parish church of Bassenthwaite. Services have been going on here at this ancient location for over a thousand years.

Force Crag Mine

Last mineral mine to be worked in the Lake District. Explore the processing mill and landscape with a guide. Tel: 01768 774649

Mountain Biking on Skiddaw

Skiddaw will provide you with the longest downhill mountain ride in England! This 17km descent is the ideal route to take if you’re a fan of this amazing extreme sport.

Theatre by the Lake

This theatre is beautifully situated overlooking Derwentwater and the surrounding fells, only a short stroll from the centre of Keswick.

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Thornthwaite Galleries

In the village of Thornthwaite you can find a local gallery full of contemporary artwork by many local artists.

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Fitz Park

This is a perfect place to spend a sunny afternoon playing with your children. Try out the brilliant new childrens playground, large open recreational area, putting green and tennis courts. Situated next to the River Greta with wonderful views of the surrounding fells this is great place to relax.

Derwentwater Marina

Situated within easy walking distance from Keswick Derwentwater Marina is an ideal location for trying out some popular watersports.

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