With spectacular views of the forest and hotel garden, Grasmere's destination restaurant, Forest…
Mill Cottage, Hartsop
“Very comfortable cottage close to Hartsop” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Mill Cottage is surrounded by high fells in the hamlet of Hartsop in Patterdale in the Lake District. It is a haven for walkers, is close to watersport activities on Ullswater and centrally located for touring. The spacious cottage for up to three adults is rustic in character, with exposed beams and rafters, hardwood floors and ash doors. The comfortable main room, with a woodburner, and kitchen are on the first floor to take advantage of the views.
Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 1
- Maximum occupancy: 3
- Offsite pool
- Offsite tennis
- Offsite riding
- Offsite cycle hire
- Offsite fishing
- Offsite gym
- Private garden
- Lawn area
- Garden furniture
- BBQ on site
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Sky or freeview
- Linens provided
- Fireplace or wood burning stove
- Low season minimum price: £390
- High season minimum price: £600
- Open all year
- Changeover day: Saturday, but flexible during winter.
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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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