Rosthwaite 1.3 miles. Nestled at the foot of Honister Pass, enjoying rural views across Seatoller near Rosthwaite, Cumbria is High Stile, a charming, four-bedroom cottage. Well-positioned within the Lake District National Park, High Stile makes a wonderful base for couples, families or friends looking to explore the delights of the region, ideal for keen walkers and explorers; seven guests and two furry companions are welcomed.
Park up and take in your stunning, tranquil surroundings whilst unloading your belongings and making your way to your new abode. Enter through the utility, the perfect place to store your muddy walking boots and coats, before reaching the sleek, well-equipped kitchen, with all expected appliances to ease your stay.
Prepare meals to be enjoyed in the dedicated dining room, where you can also plan your itinerary as the wine is poured and conversations flow. Retire to the homely sitting room to unwind, light the woodburning stove, and catch up with your favourite programmes, before sloping off to sleep in one of four well-appointed bedrooms. The first double rests on the ground floor, with close proximity to the ground-floor shower room, whilst the second double has its own en-suite, resting upstairs; a delightful twin and single bedroom can also be found here, serviced by a bathroom.
Awaken to a fresh coffee whilst gazing outward across the national park, with the sound of the nearby stream trickling by, before reaching Rosthwaite to stock up on the essentials and to dine out. The area is peppered with beauty spots to explore, with the breath-taking landscape of Galleny Force Waterfall worth a visit, whilst avid hikers and mountain climbers will relish in the chance to summit the likes of Dale Head, Glaramara, and the Great Gable.
Travel north to reach Keswick, firstly enjoying the picturesque vistas of Lodore Falls and Derwentwater, where you can also try your hand at some watersports, ahead of touring both Keswick Museum and Derwent Pencil Museum, the ideal opportunity to brush up on your local knowledge. Round off your getaway by heading for Lake Windermere, with the Rydal Cave, Wordsworth Grasmere, and the River Rothay Grasmere Foot Bridge walking trail all recommended to add to your itinerary, followed by tours of Ambleside, Kendal and Bowness-on-Windermere.
Take to the countryside at High Stile.
About the location
Keswick 6.5 miles.
The pretty village of Rosthwaite is situated in the Borrowdale area of the stunning Lake District National Park. The village, surrounded by fells and meadows offers a pub, shop and tea room. You’ll be delighted with the location - just driving up the Borrowdale Valley past Lake Derwentwater is sure to please, and once you arrive in Rosthwaite you will be charmed by the traditional Lakeland cottages. Within driving distance is the town of Keswick, which boasts a number of shops and restaurants, along with miniature golf, parks, the Pencil Museum and the famous Theatre by the Lake. With Derwent Water and Honister Pass close by, the village is an ideal base for walkers and cyclists, and is in a superb location to discover all of the Lake District.