Fern Lodge ref: UK10286
Allithwaite, near Grange-over-Sands, Cartmel and Peninsula in Cumbria
Garden / Patio
Pub within 1 mile
Pets – not allowed
Coastal within 5 miles
Hot Tubs - Private
Parking - On Site
Tucked away in a quiet corner of Cumbria, the Lakeland Peninsula offers visitors unspoilt fells, idyllic countryside and the stunning outstretch of Morecambe Bay, all with the backdrop of the Lake District National Park and the southern tip of Lake Windermere, just a 15-minute drive away.
Close to the village of Allithwaite, Fern Lodge is found in a quiet setting of over 25 acres of fields and woodland with a smattering of exclusive lodges tucked into small cul-de-sacs and affording space and privacy to visitors.
The lodge offers generous accommodation and the open plan living accommodation is light and airy, opening onto the south facing decked terrace where the sun can be enjoyed all day. There is also a patio to the rear with a private hot tub (towelling gowns and slippers are also available at £12 per person), and backing onto woodland. Furnished to a very good standard, the lodge offers comfortable and well-presented living and dining space, enhanced with an electric wood burner to offer a cosy glow to the room on cooler evenings, and the modern kitchen is well-equipped. The spacious master bedroom enjoys French doors leading onto the rear patio area. A fabulous spot to unwind after a day out and about exploring this delightful area.
Close at hand, the pretty village of Cartmel is just a 15-minute walk away and offers some fabulous pubs and restaurants, a big draw being the Michelin starred L’Enclume. On race days, the village is packed with race goers keen to enjoy the unique atmosphere that is Cartmel. South Lakeland and the popular villages of Bowness and Windermere are a short drive or steamer cruise away. Also close by is the delightful coastal town of Grange-over-Sands and the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Beach 20 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Living/dining room: With electric wood burner, 55" Smart TV, CD player and French doors leading to decking.
Kitchen: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed, Smart TV, French doors leading to patio and en-suite with walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Nearest railway stationCark
Railway station distance2.5 miles
About the local area
Offering stunning views of the South Lakeland District fells and countryside, Cartmel is easily accessible, with its winding streets, pretty cottages, whitewashed houses and medieval buildings leading to the village square. The village offers visitors many modern surprises in the form of fine quality attractions, shops, and eateries.
Around the village square you will discover a delightful assortment of genuine 16th - 18th century buildings providing, as they have for centuries, friendly inns, well stocked shops and private dwellings. It is also home to Britain's smallest National Hunt racecourse and the National Trust attraction of Cartmel Priory Gatehouse, a historically important building situated in the heart of the village.
Occupying one of the most attractive spots in the area, Grange-over-Sands looks out across the expansive sands of Morecambe Bay, a rich feeding ground for many species of birds that take advantage of the great climate in the area. It is easily accessible from the Lake District (Lake Windermere is only seven miles away) and towns such as Kendal are also just a short drive from here.
There is much to do and see on the Peninsular from golf , horse riding and fishing to hot air ballooning and parachuting! There also a good number of great walks, plus many places of historical interest.
Things to do nearby
Discover over 100 years of motoring history including the Campbell Bluebird Exhibition. Plus motorist gift shop and riverside cafe. Tel: 01539 530400
Holker Hall is the home of Lord and Lady Cavendish. This beautiful historic house is set amongst stunning formal gardens, woodland and deer park. Holker hosts an inspirational programme of special events. The cafe and food hall offer the finest local and speciality produce. Tel: 01539 558328
One of many great golf courses set on the Cumbrian coast with views over Morecambe Bay, Lakeland and the Irish Sea. Designed by HS Colt in 1924 the course offers visitors an enjoyable yet challenging round of golf. Tel: 01229 582824
An outdoor activity provider introducing you to activities such abseiling, kayaking, mountain biking and canoeing in a variety of different locations. Tel: 01539 528666
Cartmel Priory is one of the most beautiful churches in the north east. Built more than 800 years ago the church serves as a centre for the local community.
Set on the coast in Grange-over-Sands this 19 hole golf course has sensational views of the surrounding woodlands, open countryside and the famous mountains of Cumbria. Tel: 01539 533180
Aiming to provide the best quality horse riding in the Lake District Bigland Hall Equestrian Centre offers a wide variety of rides suitable for all ages and abilities. Tel: 01539 530333
Set in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with fabulous views of Morecambe Bay and the Leighton Moss reserve this 18 hole course gives golfers a real chance to challenge themselves. Tel: 01524 701300
The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway was originally used to carry passengers from Lakeside to Ulverston and Barrow and then on into Lancashire.
An intriguing Buddhist Temple and Romantic Gothic Manson with cafe and gardens. Enjoy a woodland walk to Morecambe Bay. Tel: 01229 584029
Lakeland Quads is the only dedicated quad bike trekking company in the Cumbria. There are three treks to choose from - the farm trek, the peak trek and the fell trek, all with breathtaking views of the surrounding lakes and fell. Tel:07881 919940
Nestled in a peaceful valley in Barrow-in-Furness are the majestic remains of Furness Abbey, an English Heritage site that was formerly one of the richest and most powerful Cistercian Monasteries of its time.
Situated in the picturesque village of Cartmel the racecourse has been in operation since the 1850's. It offers traditional National Hunt Racing to seasoned visitors and novices alike. Tickets can be booked online and events are held throughout the year.
Outdoor adventure for all abilities in the Lake District specialising in all outdoor activities. Staff are very experienced and highly qualified in all sorts of activities including rock climbing, caving and mountaineering. Tel: 01539 551375
A fascinating insight into the buildings of Lakelands yesteryear. Buildings made from local Coniston slate which depict Cumbrian house and farms all hand made by Edward Robinson. All surrounded by an Oriental garden. Tel: 01539 558500
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