“Very welcoming host and well located to easily explore the western Lake District” - VisitEngland Assessor
Great Broughton, Cumbria
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Corner Cottage is a homely, family-owned, spacious cottage in the centre of the Great Broughton close to Cockermouth. The village is just off the A66, giving easy access to the northern and western lakes, south Scotland and the Solway coast. It stands in a small courtyard with two other houses ensuring easy off-street parking. There are two bedrooms, one a double and one with both double and a single bed. The kitchen is well equipped with plenty of utensils, cutlery and crockery, fridge, microwave, cooker with oven, toaster and sink. The cottage also has Wi-fi and Smart TV.
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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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