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“Traditional, Lakeland property with comfortable rooms and friendly feel” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Built from Lakeland slate and stone, The Haven is just a 50-metre stroll from the town centre and shops. The bright, spacious bedrooms are individually styled and offer en suite facilities along with deeply comfortable beds. A hearty Cumbrian breakfast is served in a very well-appointed dining room. The Haven benefits from limited off-road parking, available on a first-come-first-served basis. The pretty hanging baskets and planters outside set the scene for a warm and genuine welcome from the owners.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 4
- Family bedrooms: 1
- Free TV
- DVD Player
- Open parking
- 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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