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Latrigg Cottage

Blencathra, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1042687)


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  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Broadband / WiFi

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15 Customer Review(s)

  • Alison

    “Great location, wonderful view, clean and comfortable.”

    We had a wonderful time and would love to come back. Previous reviews mentioned a lack of kitchen equipment - this seems to have been addressed as there is now a chopping board, cheese grater and oven dishes.

    We had a wonderful time and would love to come back. Previous reviews mentioned a lack of kitchen equipment - this seems to have been addressed as there is now a chopping board, cheese grater and oven dishes.

    - Alison, October 2023


  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath and overhead shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with open fire.
  • Electric central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Parking in allocated area
  • Secure bike storage
  • Garden with seating
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking

The property

Nestling on the lower slopes of Blencathra and in a stunning setting within the grounds of The Blencathra Centre, Latrigg Cottage will make a great place for a holiday with the family or two couples wishing to stay together. The Village of Threlkeld is just over half a mile away down the hill where two good pubs will welcome you if you feel like eating out. Latrigg Cottage will make a fine venue for keen walkers Explore the miles of footpaths from the door up the valley to the heart of Skiddaw Forest a wild and peaceful area where you can join the Cumbria Way. The nearby market town of Keswick is great for shopping, live theatre, lake cruises and much more. Latrigg Cottage is one of four properties at the Blencathra Field Studies Council, the others are Borrowdale, Derwent Cottage and Castlerigg. All offering amazing views and the perfect place to hike through the Northern Lakes. These properties are great for the active and offer a warm and comfortable, basic property to use as your base. Blencathra Centre was Cumbria Tourism Sustainable business of the Year 2016 and has achieved the Gold Accommodation: Enter into the hallway with the lounge/diner. Good size kitchen for cooking those hearty soups for the next day's trail. A double, a twin, a single bedroom, Shower, bath, wc and basin. With Comfy seating in lounge with, fire, TV Freeview and wi-fi. Outside: Parking in allocated area. Bike storage available. Garden and outside seating.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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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