The Barn

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Hawkshead, Cumbria

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This converted traditional Lakeland stone barn is situated in a picturesque rural location at the end of a small lane and next to the bridle path to Grizedale Forrest. Only a 5-minute walk into the village of Hawkshead. The Barn is comfortably furnished and well equipped to ensure a ‘home from home’ with everything you need to enjoy your self-catering experience. The views from the large front bedroom are stunning.

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The Barn
The Barn, Walker Ground Manor, Vicarage Lane, HAWKSHEAD, Cumbria, LA22 0PD
Phone : 015394 36219

About the area

Discover Cumbria

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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