Rowlandson Ground Cottage Coniston

Rowlandson Ground Cottage Coniston

United Kingdom

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

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17th century character cottage

This charming semi-detached holiday cottage, formerly a monk's retreat, dates back to 1640 and is full of delightful beams, stone floors and is prettily furnished.

Situated above Lake Coniston amongst the woods, through which there is a short path down to the lake, the property is right in the heart of the Lakes National Park.

It is situated 2 miles from Coniston, 5 miles from Ambleside, a mile from Tarn Howes, and with Grizedale Forest behind you. Windermere is a short ferry trip across the lake, and there is fabulous fell walking in the immediate area.

Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

Ground floor: Living room with flagstone floor/dining room. Kitchen with flagstone floor. First floor: 2 bedrooms; 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Beams throughout.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel inc). Oil CH, elec and bed linen inc. DVD and small library. Stereo/CD. Elec cooker. M/wave. D/washer. Lawned garden with patio and furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

This property is at an elevation of approximately 192 feet / 58.4 metres above sea level

Nearby Beaches

Windermere Beach
Near Windermere - a shingle composition 4.9 miles away. This is not your traditional beach, but known to locals as Windermere Beach, an inland freshwater beach backed by flat grassy land on the lake. A good spot to have a picnic and relax when the weather permits

Facilities at the Cottage

DVD Player DVD or Blueray Player
WiFi Available WiFi

Kitchen Appliances
Kettle Kettle
Toaster Toaster
Microwave Microwave
Cooker Cooker
Dishwasher Dishwasher

Garden Garden
Patio Table Garden Furniture
Parking Onsite Parking Onsite

Facilities Nearby
Entertainment Available Nearby Entertainment
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
66.1 miles
Newcastle Airport
Woolsington Tyne and Wear
NE13 8BZ
70.7 miles

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

... Motorways
M6 Junction 36
Skipton, Kirkby Lonsdale east & Barrow, Kendal west
16.3 miles
M6 Junction 37
Kendal, Sedbergh
17.4 miles
M6 Junction 39
18.8 miles

... Railway Stations
station code = WDM
LA23 1QA
6.0 miles
station code = SVL
9.4 miles

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

59.3 miles

Local Attractions

Attractions & places to see nearby

Coniston Cruises
Regular scheduled cruises and group charters on Coniston Water with the ability to either stay on the boat or get of to form part of a walk in the area
0.5m / 0.8km - - Walking time 7 minutes walk

Tom Gill Waterfalls
A National Trust circular walk through woodlands , wonderful scenery and views which also passes the impressive Tom Gill Waterfalls
1.5m / 2.4km - - Walking time 23 minutes walk

Steam Yacht Gondola
Operated by the National Trust, this is a a rebuilt Victorian steam yacht that cruises Coniston Water, you can also combine this with great walks from the shores around the lake
0.7m / 1.1km - - Walking time 11 minutes walk

Tarn Hows
This Tarn (mountain lake) is a scenoic spot located 180 metres up in the fells North East of Coniston, operated through the National trust there are good footpaths, and a circular walk around this very scenic spot. there is a large car Park for the Tarn.
heightElevation = 180 Meters / 590.6 Feet
1.7m / 2.7km - - Walking time 25 minutes walk

Coniston Boating Centre
A selection of different water craft for hire to take out on coniston Water plus bike hire
0.9m / 1.4km - - Walking time 14 minutes walk

Country house and former home of John Ruskin , a museum and arts centre
2m / 3.2km - - Walking time 29 minutes walk

The Ruskin Museum
A museum telling the Story of Coniston through the ages including Donald Campbells water speed record attempt
1m / 1.6km - - Walking time 15 minutes walk

Beatrix Potter Gallery
A museum with original illustrations from Beatrix's tales, housed in a 17th-century house in the centre of Hawkhead run by the National Trust
2.2m / 3.5km - - Walking time 32 minutes walk

Coniston Brewing Co
Whilst the Brewery does not provide official tours, they are listed here as they provide award winning Ales
1m / 1.6km - - Walking time 15 minutes walk

Chocolate Factory Hawkshead
A chocolate factory outlet and and interactive experience for children plus chocolate workshops
2.2m / 3.5km - - Walking time 33 minutes walk

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