“Tastefully restored tranquil cottage with stunning views from every window” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Ghyll Bank and Ghyll Bank Cottage are two very tastefully restored cottages, full of character with oak beams and open fires in a spectacular setting looking out towards Causey Pike and up towards Catbells. These properties are in an ideal location if you want tranquility, natural surroundings, views from every window, walks in every direction from the doorstep and easy access to Keswick which is only 15 minutes’ drive through some stunning scenery.
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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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