St Johns in The Vale and Threlkeld in the Lake District

A popular starting point for walking the mountains...

Threlkeld and St. Johns in the Vale are just to the east of Keswick in the Northern Lakes. The steep sided Blencathra looms over Threlkeld village, a popular starting point for walking the mountain; three ridges lead to the summit from the village. St. Johns in the Vale, as the name suggests is set in a peaceful valley surrounded by some of England's highest mountains.

Threlkeld's history reaches back more than 800 years; the Romans were here from the 3rd to the 8th century, followed later by the Norse. In the village the church dates back to 1578 and there are two pubs that first opened their doors in 1688.

St. Johns in the Vale is in one of the most stunning valleys in the Northern Lake District. Though only a few miles outside Keswick, the area is tranquil and unspoilt with great views of Blencathra and the Helvellyn range.

There are many places of interest within easy reach; beautiful Ullswater to the east, the lively market town of Keswick and Derwentwater to the West and Thirlmere to the south, with forest walks and fishing.

Merle Bank ref: UK1059

Threlkeld, near Keswick, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£389-£783

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4 star rating
Merle Bank
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Merle Bank is a traditional and homely cottage for four situated below Blencathra in the heart of the Lake District National Park.
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    4
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    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
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    1
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The Mill ref: CC116127

Mungrisdale near Keswick, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£437-£852

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4 star rating
Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this property is perfect for those who want to explore the Lake District.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Katellen Cottage ref: UK1223

Threlkeld, near Keswick, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£340-£898

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4 star rating
This delightful, single-storey cottage lies in the heart of the Lake District National Park with great walks from the doorstep.
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    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Doddick Farm Cottages - Shepherd’s Bield ref: UK1349

Threlkeld, near Keswick, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£314-£787

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After a busy day exploring the local fells, relax in your own private hot tub and admire the night sky.
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    2
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    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Blease Cottage ref: CC116104

Threlkeld, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£340-£724

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4 star rating
Quaint and characterful accommodation in an ’away from it all location’.
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    3
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Meghan Cottage ref: CC116107

Threlkeld, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£373-£759

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3 star rating
In a quiet elevated location, offering spectacular views and great walking from the door
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Cropple How ref: CC116109

Threlkeld, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£370-£746

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3 star rating
An attractive Lakeland stone, semi-detached cottage with fantastic views and an abundance of walking opportunities on the doorstep.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    FRI

Doddick Farm Cottages - Harrison’s Lodge ref: UK1259

Threlkeld, near Keswick, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£242-£719

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3 star rating
Enjoy exploring the great outdoors from this lodge, with plenty of walking and cycling available in the surrounding fells.
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    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Little Beck ref: W41282

Troutbeck, near Keswick, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£304-£543

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4 star rating
Set against the spectacular backdrop of Blencathra and the northern fells, this property is perfect for walkers and nature lovers.
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    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Doddick Farm Cottages - Darci’s Lodge ref: UK1297

Threlkeld, near Keswick, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£253-£719

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3 star rating
An authentic, detached timber lodge which provides all the ingredients for a romantic and relaxing break to remember.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Netherend ref: CC116125

Guardhouse, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£618-£1966

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3 star rating
Fabulous character country cottage in peaceful location, with great views, garden and parking
  • Sleeps
    10
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Ingle Neuk Cottage ref: UK1038

Bowscale, near Keswick, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£335-£665

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Situated in the beautiful Lake District, where you can find many walking and cycling routes, so be sure to remember your bikes and boots.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    3
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Bridge House ref: CC116123

Threlkeld, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£494-£849

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3 star rating
A traditional cottage in a Lakeland village with two pubs, a church and immediate access onto the fells and Blencathra.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Mount Pleasant ref: CC116122

Threlkeld, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£728-£2358

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5 star rating
Luxury detached property, spacious, superbly equipped, stunning views and excellent location.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    4
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Church View ref: CC116126

Threlkeld, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£514-£944

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4 star rating
Cosy character cottage with quality furnishings, wood burner, Wi-Fi and super village location.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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