“A homely character cottage with fantastic views over Patterdale Valley” - VisitEngland Assessor
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Generously appointed contemporary living space using local materials, such as slate floors, Herdwick wool carpets but retaining its original character with oak beams. Idyllically located in a quiet position within walking distance from the local amenities and pub of the picturesque village of Patterdale. Activities and outdoor adventure are all available locally, and of course excellent walking for all abilities from the front door. Attractions- Dalemain House, Aira Force arboretum and falls, the Kirkstone Pass and Rheged.
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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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