Plumthwaite ref: UK2212

Dent, near Sedbergh, Kirkby Lonsdale and South East Cumbria



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  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Open Plan 


Located in the picturesque village of Dent, this studio style apartment is ideal for couples who want to take advantage of the great walking that the area offers.
The apartment, which is located on the village green, is split over two floors. On the ground floor, which is warmed by underfloor heating, is a well-equipped kitchen/dining room and a family bathroom with large bath. The first floor living and bedroom area is open plan, making it a very bright and airy space. The lounge area has a fantastic wood burner and in the bedroom area is a kingsize bed. The bedroom leads out onto a balcony from which to take in the sounds of nature and all the fresh country air.
The village of Dent, with its charming cobbled streets, stunning scenery and excellent walks, has a local store, post office, a couple of pubs and a heritage centre/tea room. The village also hosts various events and activities throughout the year.
Dent railway station, which is on the famous Settle to Carlisle railway, is the highest railway station in Britain, at approximately 1100 feet above sea level. From here you can take a scenic journey to the surrounding towns of Hawes, Sedbergh, Leyburn, Giggleswick, Kirby Lonsdale, Skipton and Ingleton. Should you wish to travel a bit further you can go to Carlisle, 90 minutes’ by train, or Leeds, 1 hour 30 minutes’.
Although Dent is situated within the Yorkshire Dales National Park it is technically part of Cumbria, so you also have the Lake District, which can be reached in 1 hour by car, or a 20-minute train journey from Oxenholme to Windermere, making this the ideal location for those who love the great outdoors. Walkers, runners, cyclists, nature lovers, bird watchers and artists are well catered for and Plumthwaite is the perfect base to relax and unwind after the day’s activities. For those who prefer something a bit more adventurous why not try climbing Yorkshire’s 3 peaks, potholing at one of the many caves in the area, or even a spot of sailing in the beautiful Lakes. There is a public phone outside the library, which is just a short walk from the apartment. Shop 250 yards, pubs serving food 150 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

2 steps to entrance.
Kitchen/dining room: With breakfast area, electric oven, separate grill oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and piano.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

First floor

Living room/bedroom: With wood burner, kingsize bed and balcony (no TV).
Separate toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Electric central heating (underfloor on ground floor), gas, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair.


Small enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area. Bike store. On road parking. No smoking. Please note: There are 3 steps in the garden.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    250 yards
  • Distance
    5 miles
  • Restaurant
    150 yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    150 yards
  • Railway station distance
    4.0 miles
  • Lake
    9 miles

About the local area

Kirkby Lonsdale is in Cumbria's south east in between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales; an historic market town in an area of great natural beauty with riverside and country walks.

There are many riverside and country walks in the area, and historic buildings to see in the town itself, including the 11th century Norman parish church. While some market towns have become spoilt over the years, Kirkby Lonsdale and its surrounding area of outstanding landscape still retain the same beauty appreciated by Constable, Turner, and Ruskin.

Further north lays Kirkby Stephen at the head of the Eden Valley, a popular centre for walkers and situated on the Cumbria Cycle Way - a great route for all keen cyclists.

Half an hour's drive from Kirkby Stephen is the beautiful area of Silverdale - an Area of Outstanding Beauty, offering a truly inspiring escape from the pace and pressures of everyday life. Don't miss the headland of Jack Scout leading to Jenny Brown's Point. From here, look out across the bay to see Humphrey Head where, so legend has it, the last wolf in England was slain.

Things to do nearby

Docker Park Farm

Docker Park farm offers a fabulous day out for all the family with lots to see and do. Pigs, piglets, rabbits, cows and goats create an exciting atmosphere for children with an opportunity to feed the lambs in spring and summer. The tea room on site provides delicious homemade goodies with a shop selling locally produced food.

Carus Green Golf Club

Situated a mile from Kendal is Carus Green Golf Club, a fantastic place to visit for a round of golf.

Kirkby Lonsdale Golf Club
Kirkby Lonsdale Golf Club

Located in the idyllic village of Barbon close to Kirkby Lonsdale this 18 hole golf course offers spectacular views of the Cumbrian countryside. Designed by Bill Squires it offers a challenging game and is a genuine test of stamina and patience. Tel: 01524 276365

The Chocolate Mine!

Located below the chocolate shop in Kirkby Lonsdale this `mine' has an interesting history. J.M. Barrie, the author of Peter Pan, was a regular visitor to Kirkby Lonsdale.

Capernwray Diving Centre

Capernwray Diving Centre offers the best place to dive in Lancashire.

David Barrett Photography
David Barrett Photography

David Barrett offers five types of workshops suitable for new and existing digital SLR owners from beginners right up to the experienced photographer.

Sillfield Farm Shop

Sillfield Farm's Peter Gott took part in Jamie Olivers TV programme to train young chefs and now runs a unique farm shop selling rare breed sheep, pigs and chickens full of flavour.

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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