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Taylor's Cottage

Threlkeld, near Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1119963)

Lakelovers rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Julie

    “We really enjoyed our stay at Taylors Cottage.”

    The cottage was very comfortable, well equipped and with plenty of space. It was perfectly situated for local walks and pubs, as well as easy access to Keswick and other places in the Lakes. Many thanks for a lovely week.

    The cottage was very comfortable, well equipped and with plenty of space. It was perfectly situated for local walks and pubs, as well as easy access to Keswick and other places in the Lakes. Many thanks for a lovely week.

    - Julie, May 2024


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, walk-in shower, basin, towel rial and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Central heating
  • Electric range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle, toaster
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Rear non-enclosed sitting area with lawn, furniture and gravelled area
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 0.1 miles, river 0.7 miles

The property

Keswick 4.3 miles. Taylor’s Cottage is a homely cottage resting in the village of Threlkeld, near Keswick, sporting ample amenities and local walks, ideal for a family or a group of friends looking to explore the stunning countryside of Cumbria. Flick on the kettle in the kitchen/diner, before making the most of the ample amenities, including a range oven and fridge/freezer, assisting you I cooking up a storm which can be enjoyed at the dining table over a glass of fizz. The sitting area sports a woodburning stove, making this an ambient space to recline in the sofas after a long day and reflect on your adventures. When sleep calls, freshen up in the bathroom, relaxing in the Jacuzzi bath, or soaking the countryside chill from your skin with a warm shower, before settling into one of the three charming bedrooms. Choose between two doubles, both with homely décor, and a twin with characterful wooden roofbeams. Boasting views over the Blencathra mountain range, several paces from the property you will find a sitting area, ideal for alfresco dining in the sunshine as you plan the day ahead of you. Threlkeld is a delightful location, home to the Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum, as well as a local café, Threlkeld Coffee Shop, and a selection of pubs, including the Horse & Farrier and Sally Inn. From the village, guests can take a hike through the dramatic scenery of the Blencathra mountain range, or walk beside the River Greta, taking the Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path. For more amenities and attractions, head over to Keswick, where there is an abundance of shops, convenience stores, and tasty eateries for guests to enjoy, as well as a local golf course and watersports activities beside the River Greta and Derwent Water. There are many stunning walks within easy reach, including those around Derwent Water, Underskiddaw and Skiddaw, as well as breath-taking views from Skafell Pike. The property is also within reach of many more wonderful lakes, including Ullswater where there are walks to Aira Force Waterfall. Lake Windermere is also within reach, boasting not only stunning walks, watersports and lake cruises, but a selection of quaint villages just waiting to be explored, including the pretty Ambleside, Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere. Indulge in the incredible scenery of Cumbria and the Lake District with a stay at Taylor’s Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Bassenthwaite 7 miles, Ullswater 16.6 miles; Cockermouth 13 miles.

The popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the North of the Lake District and has plenty to offer the visitor at any time of year. The town boasts numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering miniature golf, excellent parks, the famous Theatre by the Lake, a charming cinema, the Pencil Museum, a climbing wall, fishing and great mountain biking opportunities, whilst the beautiful lake of Derwentwater at the head of the stunning Borrowdale Valley is only a few minutes walk from the town centre. Nearby, between Braithwaite and Buttermere is the beautiful Newlands Valley, while picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake is well worth a visit. From a gentle countryside ramble to a challenging hike up Skiddaw or the famous Catbells, there really is something for everyone. Visit Castlerigg Stone Circle, the Jennings Brewery and Mirehouse, a grand house and gardens on the shores of the Bassenthwaite Lake, or take a fabulous boat trip around Derwentwater. With plenty of attractions for the kids, lovely parks and the nearby Lake District Wildlife Park this is a great Lakeland destination whatever the time of year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas