Leatheswater Keswick

Leatheswater Keswick

Lake Thirlmere
United Kingdom

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

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Close to the shores of Thirlmere lake and nestling at the foot of the magnificent Helvellyn, this first floor holiday apartment forms part of an elegant country house hotel. Surrounded by breathtaking scenery, it enjoys stunning views of beautifully landscaped, mature gardens and the lake, and has been designed and furnished to a very high standard. Within the Lake District National Park are Castlerigg stone circle (NT), Shepherd's Crag, Dove Cottage Wordsworth Museum and Hardknott Castle. Good walking abounds with gentle lakeside walks and more strenuous walks - notably Helvellyn and Skiddaw. Lake Windermere offers boat trips and good shops; Keswick (6 miles) has tennis, riding, golf and fishing; sailing on Lake Bassenthwaite. Restaurant on site and good pub nearby.

Entrance to first floor: Living/dining room with modern fitted kitchen area. Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
Satellite TV
Hotel laundry service (at cost)
Tel by meter
Large shared garden with terrace and furniture
Lake fishing avail (permit required)
Shared drying room (for boots etc)
Natural spring water supply
No children
NB: Lake, with walk, 33 yards from property

This property is at an elevation of approximately 669 feet / 204 metres above sea level

Facilities at the Cottage

Ensuite to Rooms - please confirm with accommodation 1 Ensuites
TV in Room TV
DVD Player DVD or Blueray Player
WiFi Available WiFi
Decorated at Xmas Decorated at Xmas

Kitchen Appliances
Kettle Kettle
Toaster Toaster
Microwave Microwave
Cooker Cooker
Dishwasher Dishwasher
fridgefeezer Fridge Feezer

Garden Garden
Patio Table Garden Furniture
Parking Onsite Parking Onsite

Facilities Nearby
Bar / Pub nearby Bar / Pub
Restuarant nearby Restuarant
Water Sports Nearby Water Sports
Fishing Nearby Fishing
Golf Nearby Golf
Walking countryside Walking countryside
Cycling countryside Cycling countryside


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

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

... Motorways
M6 Junction 40
Penrith, Keswick
13.8 miles
M6 Junction 41
14.5 miles
M6 Junction 39
16.5 miles

... Railway Stations
station code = WDM
LA23 1QA
13.3 miles
station code = PNR
CA11 7JQ
14.1 miles

... Ferry Ports
Heysham Port sailing to ->
Douglas Isle of Man
South Quay, Heysham
36.2 miles
Douglas Ferry Terminal sailing to ->
Belfast (NI), Heysham,Liverpool, Dublin (IE)

63.5 miles

Local Attractions

Attractions & places to see nearby

Thirlmere is a reservoir south east of Keswick,, 3. 75 miles in length and to look at it you may think it is link it is a natural lakes in the area other than a wall at the northern end that blends in well with the scenery. Helvellyn lies a little to the east, a popular fell walking destination
1m / 1.6km - - Walking time 15 minutes walk

Clough Head
A fell east of Keswick and south of Thelkeld, east of Keswick & St Johns-in-the-Vale
heightElevation = 726 Meters / 2381.9 Feet
3.1m / 5km - - Walking time 46 minutes walk

One of the lake districts most well known fells / Mountain and the 3rd highest in the Lake District. A Good level of fitness is required to climb Helvellyn with some steep parts requiring a climb over rocks. One route, striding edge is knife edged scramble and though exhilarating should be taken with great care
heightElevation = 950 Meters / 3116.8 Feet
2.2m / 3.5km - - Walking time 34 minutes walk

Ashness Bridge
An Iconic view of the Lake district - ashness Bridge is a small stone built structure set in stunning countryside
3.2m / 5.1km - - Walking time 48 minutes walk

Red Tarn
One of the higher tarns, (mountain lake) at 718 metre elevation. Located below Stridding Edge leading to the summit of Helvellyn. Originally formed through glaciation
heightElevation = 718 Meters / 2355.6 Feet
2.4m / 3.9km - - Walking time 36 minutes walk

Lodore Falls
Located on the road from Keswick to Boorowdale behind the Lodore Falls Hotel near Grange, a spectacular sight after rainfall but can be quiet in the dry season. The falls are part of Watendlath Beck, which is fed by Watendlath Tarn
3.4m / 5.5km - - Walking time 50 minutes walk

Harrop Tarn
A tarn (mountain lake) in the Wythburn fells west of Thirlmere which also flow in to the nearby reservoir. A pleasant walk to the tarn with a convenient Dob Gill Car Park on the road nearby
2.6m / 4.2km - - Walking time 39 minutes walk

Dock Tarn
A small tarn 1300 feet up in the fells not for from the summit of Great Crag. A secluded peaceful tarn on open moorland plateau
heightElevation = 400 Meters / 1312.3 Feet
3.5m / 5.6km - - Walking time 52 minutes walk

Watendlath Tarn
A tarn (mountain lake) next to the small hamlet of Watendlath, owned by the National Trust, access is via the road over the popular and iconic Ashness Bridge. The tarn is an elevation of approximately 863 feet
heightElevation = 263 Meters / 862.9 Feet
2.9m / 4.7km - - Walking time 43 minutes walk

St Patrick Boat Landing
Boat and Cycle Hire on lake Ullswater
3.9m / 6.3km - - Walking time 59 minutes walk

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