Heads Cottage Kentmere

Heads Cottage Kentmere

United Kingdom

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This Holiday Cottages /Apartments sleeps up to 4 persons
over 2 Bedrooms
With 1 Bathroom

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Surrounded by the Lakeland hills

This delightful 17th century semi-detached holiday cottage is in a quiet and peaceful position, at the head of the magnificent Kentmere Valley.

It is surrounded by the high craggy hills of the Lake District National Park, at the end of a short, narrow private lane. There are lovely views across the valley and you can walk from the door. It is full of character and charm, with low oak beams and an inglenook fireplace.

Well equipped, with a superb oak fitted kitchen, it is always warm and cosy and tastefully furnished in a homely cottage style. Windermere is close by providing a range of watersports and great climbing. For the less adventurous it offers a multitude of charming shops, pubs and restaurants to relax away the day. There are many attractions in the area including historic houses, museums, gardens, parks and galleries, not to mention the beautiful countryside this area is famous for.

Shop, pub and restaurant 4.5 miles.

Ground floor: Living room with low beams/dining room. Dining room/kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Open fire in living room inc. Oil CH, oil and elec inc. Cot. Satellite TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Oil Aga. M/wave. D/washer. Freezer. Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Natural water supply from borehole. No smoking.

This property is at an elevation of approximately 600 feet / 182.8 metres above sea level

Facilities at the Cottage

Woodburner or Open Fire Woodburner /Open Fire
TV in Room TV
DVD Player DVD or Blueray Player
Children Welcome Children Welcome
Romantic Getaway Romantic Getaway

Kitchen Appliances
Kettle Kettle
Toaster Toaster
Microwave Microwave
Cooker Cooker
Washing Machine Washing Machine
fridgefeezer Fridge Feezer

Enclosed Garden Enclosed Garden
Patio Table Garden Furniture
Parking Onsite Parking Onsite

Facilities Nearby
Walking countryside Walking countryside
Cycling countryside Cycling countryside


Holiday Cottage Travel & Directions Hub
Distances are direct straight line
...International Airports
Leeds Bradford International Airport
Leeds West Yorkshire
LS19 7TU
61.5 miles
Newcastle Airport
Woolsington Tyne and Wear
NE13 8BZ
61.6 miles

... Local Airports
Barrow/Walney Island Airport
Barrow-in-Furness Cumbria
LA14 3YS
27.1 miles
Carlisle Lake District Airport
Carlisle Cumbria
35.5 miles

... Motorways
M6 Junction 39
9.4 miles
M6 Junction 38
Kendal, Brough, Appleby
9.8 miles
M6 Junction 37
Kendal, Sedbergh
11.1 miles

... Railway Stations
station code = SVL
3.8 miles
station code = WDM
LA23 1QA
4.3 miles

... Ferry Ports
Heysham Port sailing to ->
Douglas Isle of Man
South Quay, Heysham
27.6 miles
Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal sailing to ->
Ijmuiden (Netherlands)
Royal Quays, North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE29 6EE
67.7 miles

Local Attractions

Attractions & places to see nearby

Tarn Crag - Eastern Fells
A fell east of Longsleddale in the Far Eastern Fells of the Lake District (another Tarn Crag exists in the Central Fells near Grasmere)
heightElevation = 664 Meters / 2178.5 Feet
3.1m / 5km - - Walking time 46 minutes walk

Stony Cove Pike
Stony Cove Pike located on the eastern side of the Lake District's Kirkstone Pass opposite Red Screes
heightElevation = 763 Meters / 2503.3 Feet
4.3m / 6.9km -

Located in Troutbeck, this 17th-century house and preserved farm owned by the National trust and looks much like it did 400 years ago and as such is like a living museum
3.2m / 5.1km - - Walking time 49 minutes walk

High Street (high Raise)
The highest point in the eastern fell range , note there is also a High Raise fell in the Central Fells
heightElevation = 828 Meters / 2716.5 Feet
4.3m / 6.9km -

Small Water
The Deepest tarn in the Lake District, a corrie formed through glaciation on the slopes of High seat forming a bowl shape depression. There is a car park at Mardale Head to walk to the tarn
3.6m / 5.8km - - Walking time 54 minutes walk

Brockhole Visitor Centre
With Parks, gardens, outdoor pursuit's, indoor play Café Bike hire to name just a few - a great day out for all the family
4.5m / 7.2km -

Hawkshead Brewery
Take a tour around this Lake District Brewery. There is also a Beer Hall with light meals
3.8m / 6.1km - - Walking time 57 minutes walk

Treetop Trek
Located within the Brockhole Centre, a high level trek through the trees, while tethered by safety ropes all the time.
4.5m / 7.2km -

Orrest Head
A fell north of Windermere, notable for being the first fell Alfred Wainwright climbed. The summit gives good panoramic views of a number of fells some distance away. The walk to the summit is not that far from Windermere
heightElevation = 238 Meters / 780.8 Feet
4m / 6.4km - - Walking time 59 minutes walk

Red Screes
Red Screes, a Lake District fles to the west of the Kirkstone Pass between Patterdale and Ambleside.
heightElevation = 776 Meters / 2545.9 Feet
4.6m / 7.4km -

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Applethwaite Cottage - (4)-Troutbeck - 3.04 Low House Farm - (6)-Windermere - 3.16
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