Occasionally, landlord Mark Cockbain crosses the lane from his yellow-painted, 17th-century pub…
Gamekeeper's Cottage, Gardener's Cottage, and The Hayloft
“Very high standards of cleanliness and housekeeping” - VisitEngland Assessor
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Recently refurbished self-catering cottages in the south wing of a historic grade 2 listed manor house, and a first floor flat above the stables. Tallentire Hall sits in 11 acres of private grounds in the village of Tallentire. There is a pub within walking distance and a wealth of restaurants, pubs and cafes 3 miles away in Cockermouth. Just 14 miles from Keswick, a 10-minute drive from the beach, with all modern facilities and private parking.
- Total units: 3
- Open all year
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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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