St Francis Cottage Broughton-in-Furness

St Francis Cottage Broughton-in-Furness

United Kingdom

4 Star Award
This Holiday Cottages /Apartments sleeps up to 5 persons
over 2 Bedrooms
With 1 Bathroom

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Cradled by the surrounding hills, this traditional Lakeland cottage enjoys an idyllic rural situation, tucked away in the quiet Duddon valley- reputedly Wordsworth's favourite, within the Lake District National Park and close to the River Duddon- a pleasant spot for picnics and private salmon and trout fishing. This little gem' of a cottage provides a carefully furnished home from home, with some stunning walks and scenic drives from the door; a footpath runs alongside the house leading to Stickle Pyke. Easy touring of this spectacular region takes in Muncaster Castle, the Ravenglass and Eskdale Steam Railway, Coniston Water and Hardknott Fort, to name but a few. Shop 1 mile, country pub 2 miles.

Open-plan beamed living room with wood-burning stove in inglenook, tiled floor and kitchen area with beech wood units. French doors to garden/dining room with sofa-bed (for +2). First floor: Double bedroom. Single bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower.

Wood-burning stove- initial fuel inc, thereafter avail locally
Elec, full NSH CH (panel heaters), bed linen and towels inc
Satellite TV
Enclosed garden with furniture
Natural spring water supply from borehole
No smoking
Friday to Friday

This property is at an elevation of approximately 180 feet / 55 metres above sea level

Facilities at the Cottage

Woodburner or Open Fire Woodburner /Open Fire
TV in Room TV
Dogs Welcome Dogs Welcome
WiFi Available WiFi
Romantic Getaway Romantic Getaway

Kitchen Appliances
Kettle Kettle
Toaster Toaster
Cooker Cooker
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Dishwasher Dishwasher

Enclosed Garden Enclosed Garden
Patio Table Garden Furniture
Barbeque Barbeque
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
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Liverpool Merseyside
L24 1YD
70.1 miles
Leeds Bradford International Airport
Leeds West Yorkshire
LS19 7TU
71.3 miles

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

... Motorways
M6 Junction 36
Skipton, Kirkby Lonsdale east & Barrow, Kendal west
21.9 miles
A601(M) Junction J35a
Milnthorpe, Kendal, Morecambe, Carnforth
23.4 miles
A601(M) Junction J35
Lake District, Carlisle, Barrow-in-Furness, Lancaster, Preston, THE SOUTH
24.0 miles

... Railway Stations
station code = FOX
LA20 6BX
4.7 miles
Green Road
station code = GNR
LA18 5JD
5.8 miles

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

51.3 miles

Local Attractions

Attractions & places to see nearby

A Fell in the south west of the Lake District with an elevation of 573 metres, 1880 feet
heightElevation = 573 Meters / 1879.9 Feet
2.3m / 3.7km - - Walking time 35 minutes walk

Hardknott Roman Fort
The remains and foundations of a roman fort in the isolated location to the side of Hard Knott Pass - The walls are still clearly visible, entry is free and set in stunning scenery
5.4m / 8.7km -

Devoke Water
The Largest Tarn in the Lake District( small mountain lake) located at an altitude of approximately 235 metres (770 feet) unusually it appears close to the highest surrounding elevation yet still manages to accumulate water
heightElevation = 235 Meters / 771 Feet
3.4m / 5.5km - - Walking time 51 minutes walk

Banishead Quarry
A disused slate quarry in the hills west of Little Arrow near Coniston, now flooded, it has a particularly impressive waterfall from the surrounding land into the quarry
5.4m / 8.7km -

Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall
A dramatic 60 foot waterfall in a deep narrow gorge, accessed by a good walk from Dalegarth Station (Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway) or from a nearer car park if driving
4.5m / 7.2km -

Eskdale Golf Club
An 18 hole course with stunning views located in the Eskdale Valley. There is even a private Salmon fishing are with the river Esk running tough the area
5.6m / 9km -

Dunnerdale Forest
An area renowned for good walks with the River Duddon running though it, located west of Seathwaite Tarn
4.5m / 7.2km -

The Old Man Of Coniston
A fell in the Southern Fells region of the Lake District, overlooking Coniston village and the lake
heightElevation = 803 Meters / 2634.5 Feet
5.6m / 9km -

Eskdale Mill
The Eskdale Mill still contains its historic working machinery
5.1m / 8.2km -

Hardknott Pass
A mountain pass , jointly holding the title of the steepest in England with a maximum gradient of 1 in 3 with twists and turns & hairpin bends as in winds through spectacular mountain fell countryside.- Single track with passing places
5.6m / 9km -

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