“Stone barn conversions for couples and families on a country estate near Keswick” - VisitEngland Assessor
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A seven-acre country estate, a few miles from Keswick and a short drive to Grasmere, with three delightful cottages in a converted stone bar – perfect for couples and families – and a large five-bedroom Victorian country house for a family or group of 10. The gardens and woodland are home to red squirrels, badgers and song birds, and red and roe deer are regular visitors. On the doorstep is the beautiful Naddle and St John’s valleys and fells. This truly is a spectacular place to stay.
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- Total units: 4
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About the area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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