Juniper Cottage and Heather Cottage
“Pet-friendly accommodation just a short walk from the beautiful Lake Windermere” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Explore the mountains and lakes from Juniper and Heather Cottage. Many walks straight from the door. Short walk to shops, pubs, restaurants and cinemas in Ambleside centre. Longer walks along valleys or climbing mountains for spectacular views. Easy walk to Windermere lake for boating and cruising. Pets welcome. Easy off-road parking with turning area. Available any time of year. Ideal base for exploring the Lake District.
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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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