The Old Gallery ref: CC121135

Grasmere, Grasmere Langdale in the Lake District

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Nestling in the very heart of romantic Grasmere this beautifully furnished and contemporary cottage is ideal for those wishing to sample wonderful walking from the doorstep and traditional Lakeland village life. Returning visitors to Grasmere will be familiar with walks to Silver Howe, Stone Arthur and Helm Crag whilst first time holiday makers will marvel at the spectacular scenery to be had whilst walking around Grasmere Lake itself. Blessed with its own off road parking space, guests may park up and never need to use the car again for the week as the village caters well for the self catering guests and has some excellent pubs, cafes and restaurants to sample during your stay but do save some room for the world famous Grasmere Gingerbread. The Old Gallery is delightfully presented and ticks all the boxes in terms of what you would expect of a traditional cottage; exposed beams, flagged floors and a woodburning stove all set the scene in this lovely accommodation, cleverly married with a 21st Century theme to create a place to relax, unwind and share precious time together.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Propery has gas fired central heating and comprises:
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lounge/dining room: With woodburning stove (fuel is not provided), digital TV and DVD.
Modern oak kitchen: With electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washer/dryer.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed, pretty fabrics and co-ordinating décor.
Bedroom 2: With twin zip and link beds – please ask in advance for this to be made into a double.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, handbasin and WC.

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All gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot and highchair available request on booking at no charge. Telephone for incoming calls. Wireless broadband available.


Outside: Parking for 1 car. Seating area with furniture provided.
Please note: the railings on the open tread stairs have gaps set at 20cm
Shortbreaks are only available from October - February excluding all school holiday periods.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    50 Yards
  • Distance
    50 Yards
  • Restaurant
    50 Yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    50 Yards
  • Railway station distance
    8.0 miles
  • Lake
    1 mile

About the local area

Grasmere is a charming village in the heart of the Lake District National Park, situated in a valley surrounded by the lush green slopes of the Lakeland hills. Lovely old cottages and houses built of the local blue-green slate sit along side the art galleries and shops that line the twisty streets of the village.

Once home to the famous poet William Wordsworth visitors can see his two former homes - Dove Cottage and Rydal Mount and Gardens. At the centre of the village is St. Oswald's Church which contains the Wordsworth family graves.

A short distance to the west is the village of Chapel Stile at the entrance to the spectacular Langdale Valley with superb scenery all around. Langdale offers a variety of fell and low level walks making it a good base for walkers of all abilities.

Things to do nearby

Walking between Grasmere and Langdale

Starting at Grasmere, you can take a wonderful nine mile walk up on to the fells between Grasmere and Great Langdale; this is a great part of the country to walk in.

Russell Colman Photography

Russell Colman Photography is a studio located just outside Bowness-on-Windermere in the grounds of a beautiful, Lakeland country house.

Old Man of Coniston Walks

Overlooking the village of Coniston is the beautiful fell known as the `Old Man of Coniston'. A part of the Furness Fells, this summit is over 800 metres high and is interesting to the eye with evidence mining that was done here years ago.

The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop

Built originally as the village school this famous gingerbread shop in Grasmere is FULL of award winning delights. The original Grasmere gingerbread is baked fresh daily and simply shouldn't be missed! Tel: 01539 435428

Rydal Water
Rydal Water

Linked to Lake Grasmere by the River Rothay, Rydal Water is one of the smallest lakes in Cumbria measuring 3/4 mile long and 1/4 mile wide. Up the hill overlooking the lake, you can find RydaL Caves in the hill rock, they are surprisingly large and over 200 years ago they were used as a quarry supplying stone to the local villages.

Langdale Pikes

The dramatic Langdale Pikes can be found at the head of the Langdale Valley and can often be seen from many miles away overlooking the vale.

The World Famous Faeryland
The World Famous Faeryland

This is the home of Grasmere tea, Romany Tea and Faery Grey blends. Enjoy a romantic rowing boat trip out on the lake and return to a cup of tea and a freshly baked scone!

Grasmere Lake

Just a short stroll away from the village of Grasmere, you will find Grasmere Lake which is one of the smaller lakes in the Lake District measuring one mile in length and half a mile in width.

Kayaking on River Rothay

The River Rothay is a popular place to kayak. The meandering river provides great waters for novices to have a go at this exciting water sport.

Grasmere and Great Langdale

The National Trust owns most of the valley's farms, the glaciated valley of Mickleden, a Victorian garden in High Close and the dramatic Dungeon Ghyll.

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

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