Riverside Cottage, idyllic setting & Skiddaw views

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Entire cottage hosted by Gemma

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 6 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
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Riverside Cottage is nestled on the edge of a Whinlatter Forest, overlooking a forest ravine in Thornthwaite. The cottage is close to the Skiddaw mountain range, Go Ape and and Michelin Starred restaurant The Cottage In The Wood. Beautifully renovated, it is light and airy throughout. There are two bedrooms and a family bathroom with shower over bath, a cosy sitting room with a wood burner and super modern kitchen, both with patio doors opening to the large veranda overlooking the tumbling beck.

The space
Riverside Cottage is nestled on the edge of a forest ravine in Thornthwaite. Tastefully renovated, it is light and airy throughout with Velux windows on the upper floors. There are two bedrooms split across two floors, and a family bathroom with shower over bath upstairs, whilst the ground floor offers a pleasant sitting room with a wood burner and a super modern kitchen, both with patio doors opening to the large veranda overlooking the forest ravine and tumbling beck.

Thornthwaite is a very quiet hamlet situated between the eastern edge of Whinlatter Forest and the southern edge of Bassenthwaite Lake. Thornthwaite boasts a popular gallery and tearoom whilst nearby Braithwaite (just 1 mile away) has a shop, two good ‘foody’ pubs and a bistro.

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
TV
Washing machine
Dryer
Patio or balcony
Garden
Indoor fireplace
Travel cot

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Where you’ll be

Thornthwaite, England, United Kingdom

Thornthwaite is a very quiet hamlet situated between the eastern edge of Whinlatter Forest and the southern edge of Bassenthwaite Lake. Thornthwaite boasts a popular gallery and tearoom whilst nearby Braithwaite (just 1 mile away) has a shop, two good ‘foody’ pubs and a bistro.

Just a 10 minute drive from Riverside Cottage is Keswick which offers a wide selection of pubs, restaurants, shops and attractions including a cinema and a theatre. Situated at the northern end of Derwentwater, Keswick is a great place from which to start your exploration of the Northern Lakes.

Below is a selection of website links to activities in and around the area.

Theatre by the Lake – Keswick’s own award winning Theatre on the shores of Derwentwater.
Honister Slate Mine – Via Ferrata, Underground Mine Tours and learn how slate is mined.
Go Ape in Whinlatter Forest – Tree Top adventures for all and a just a short journey from Riverside Cottage.
Alhambra Cinema – Top Films and a quality traditional Cinema in Keswick.
Keswick Museum – The recently refurbished museum showing the history of Keswick and its many artifacts.
Keswick Launch – Lake cruises on Derwentwater, rowing boats and motor boat hire.
Keswick Climbing Wall – Indoor climbing and outdoor activities.
The Puzzling Place – Where seeing is not always, believing.
Keswick Golf Club – Enjoy a round of golf on one of the UK’s most beautiful courses
Cyclewise – Hire a mountain bike and ride the trails at Whinlatter.
The Cumberland Pencil Museum – The famous Keswick pencil museum
Osprey Watch – Keep up to date with the nesting Ospreys at Bassenthwaite.
Rheged – Large screen movies and many things to do, exhibitions, displays and shops. Well worth a visit.

Hosted by Gemma

  1. Joined in June 2017
  • 52 Reviews
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Co-hosts

  • Tom
  • Tony

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Check-in: After 16:00
Check out: 10:00
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Heights without rails or protection
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