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Coniston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041885)

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Metcalfe

    “Our 3rd stay at Brooklands - we love it here.”

    Location is perfect and standard of accommodation high. Very comfortable and well equipped, added bonus of lots of garden birds and squirrels to entertain too!

    Location is perfect and standard of accommodation high. Very comfortable and well equipped, added bonus of lots of garden birds and squirrels to entertain too!

    - Mrs Metcalfe, July 2021


The property

Brooklands Cottage is straight out of Hansel and Gretel's fairytail providing blissful escapism from the humdrum of everyday life in this magical setting over the River Brathay amidst glorious woodland in the heart of Little Langdale. From the moment you arrive at this romantic detached cottage, you will feel all worries and troubles melt away… This is a setting like no other, even in the Lake District, true seclusion is found here! The charming spirit will entice love-birds looking for the perfect romantic hideaway with long glorious walks in every direction straight from your doorstep, saying good morning to friendly neighbouring deer, and lazy pub lunches providing the enviable agenda for your holiday. Luxuriously appointed this bolt-hole will not disappoint. == Accommodation in detail: Brooklands Cottage is approached along a narrow country lane used only by a handful of local residents but popular with mountain bikers and walkers and for the final 400 yards you leave the tarmac behind and continue up the old miners track to the cottage. This is unmade and care should be taken. From the lane the gate opens to a beautifully landscaped woodland garden and steps lead to the front door that opens to the porch. The lounge is bright and furnished to a high standard with solid oak floor, views to the garden and surrounding woodland, comfortable sofas, family dining table and a beautiful feature fire place with log burning stove. The high quality continues into the kitchen with hand made bespoke oak units with local slate worktops and modern appliances. A side door leads from here directly to the garden and patio area and this will, almost certainly, become the main door you choose to use for the rest of your stay. To the front of the property there is a dual aspect bedroom with a luxurious king size bed. The second bedroom offers you the choice of either another king size bed or it can be made up at two 3ft twin beds (please specify when booking). The family bathroom offers a choice of a relaxing bath after a day on the fells or separate shower with monsoon shower. The natural rocky outcrop forms the garden, that wraps around the property, is beautifully designed with a patio area and terraces but the native Lakeland woodland forms a magnificent backdrop and the garden becomes and oasis for bird life and wildlife including the red squirrels, deer and you might even spot the local family of badgers. The property has a secure undercroft area that is suitable for the secure storage of mountain bikes and other outdoor equipment. Location This luxury hideaway in Little Langdale makes a magical retreat for walking in the Lake District, or simply soaking up the breath-taking scenery. Under the Lingmoor Fells, Little Langdale is approached via Blea Tarn on a winding road. The Three Shires Inn offers hearty homemade fare and local ales just a short stroll away. Walks of all standards abound and the famous Cathedral Cavern and Slaters Bridge are both a stone's throw away. When you wish to head out and explore the rest of the Lakes, pass pretty little Elterwater on your way to Skelwith Bridge and the A593. From here, head south to Coniston or north to Ambleside - a sophisticated village on the northern shores of Lake Windermere. As well as an abundance of walking to enjoy from your door, you'll find acclaimed Lake District country pubs aplenty in the surrounding area. The perfect way to refuel after a day on the fells (if you can tear yourself away from your magical setting).


  • "Beautiful secluded Lakeland Cottage
  • Sleeps 4: 1 Super King, 1 King or twin
  • Private parking
  • Private garden with slate terrace and furniture Secure undercroft for storage of mountain bikes
  • Stylish bathroom with double ended bath & separate monsoon shower
  • Children & babies welcome."
  • Electric central & underfloor heating
  • Wi-Fi
  • TV service is an internet based/catch up service and not live, due to the lack of signal
  • DVD
  • Woodburning stove
  • Fully fitted stylish kitchen including dishwasher, washer, fridge freezer etc, and halogen hob
  • Secure Mountain bike storage.

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

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About the location


Windermere 4 miles; Grasmere 4 mile; Keswick 15 miles.

Lying at the northern tip of Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes, with Grasmere and the Langdale Valley just a short drive away. There is plenty to do here - cruises, boat trips and watersports on Lake Windermere itself and numerous shops, restaurants and pubs in the village to suit all tastes. On the lakeside at Waterhead, the parkland offers lovely views down the lake and a short stretch of beach, whilst a walk in the other direction, following Stock Ghyll through woodland, will bring you to the entrancing waterfall of Stock Ghyll Force. Along with the Lake and the great walking on offer, Ambleside is also famous for its annual rushbearing ceremony and the diminutive 17th century “Bridge House” - one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District and now the National Trust Information Centre.

Please note this property has a zip link bed. This will be made as a twin by default. Please contact the call center should you wish it to be a super king.

Please be aware a small part of the garden has been securely fenced off, due to corrosion of a dry stone wall. Work to fix will resume at the end of the year/early 2022 to avoid any disturbance to guests, thank you

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas