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The Bothy at Woodland View

Penny Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1105016)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Woodland View Cottages

Woodland View Cottages consists of two charming properties resting in the quaint village of Penny Bridge in Cumbria. This collection boasts characterful features and quirky decor, welcomes dogs, is situated in the picturesque countryside and is close to the Lake District National Park, which is bursting with walks, trails and other activities; there is something for everyone, making it the perfect location for friends or families looking for a retreat in Cumbria. These cottages rest in Penny Bridge, a quaint village that is home to a local pub The Britannia Inn, which is ideal for when you need a break from cooking; there is also the nearby Crakeside Fish & Chips, or you can pick up a treat at Bakehouse Born and Bread. Venture to the market town of Ulverston where you can wander around Ford Park and be sure to pack your clubs for Ulverston Golf Club! Or head further south where you'll find the South Lakes Safari Zoo, Sandscale Haws National Nature Reserve, and the South Walney Nature Reserve near Barrow-in-Furness. Alternatively, travel north into the Lake District where the likes of Coniston Water and Lake Windermere are both within reach for boat tours, watersports, and idyllic walks. Be sure to visit the National Trust's Wray Castle and Beatrix Potter's Hill Top farmhouse, or perhaps you've come for unforgettable hikes up The Old Man of Coniston, Claife Heights, and Scafell Pike? Further afield, you'll find the town of Ambleside with Stock Ghyll Force, a Roman Fort, and Ambleside Climbing Wall, plus plenty of public footpaths to explore. Woodland View Cottages are ideally located for guests seeking both a rural retreat or fun-filled holiday in the Lake District.

The property

The Bothy at Woodland View is a quaint, single-story property located in Penny Bridge, Cumbria. The cottage is ideally positioned for walking, hiking, and touring a gorgeous National Park and offers dog-friendly accommodation in the Lake District for two to enjoy a romantic break. Park in the off-road parking spot, unload your belongings, and settle in with ease. A modest kitchen has everything you need for a self-catering stay, including an electric two-ring hob, microwave, fridge, and washing machine to keep your hiking gear clean. Continue to the snug living/dining area, which features original slate flooring, a folding dining table and chairs, cushioned seats, and a collection of books and games for evening enjoyment. The bright and spacious king-size bedroom is next door, furnished with a wall-mounted Smart TV for catching up on your favourite morning shows, as well as thoughtful additions like artwork and storage space. Start your mornings with a refreshing rinse in the en-suite shower room, and while your dog stretches their legs, sip your morning coffee in the communal garden. The Bothy at Woodland View awaits your next romantic getaway in the Lake District. This property can be booked together with Ref. 1107764 together sleeping up to 6 guests.


  • Single-storey
  • One king-size bedroom with Smart TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with electric fire
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric two-ring hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Shared garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Shed with dryer available for communal use
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: This property is a converted basement below the owner's property
  • Note: There is a low, 6ft ceiling in the living/dining room with limited head space

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Ulverston 4.1 miles; Coniston 10.1 miles; Ambleside 18.7 miles.

Penny Bridge is a small yet quaint village resting within striking distance of the River Leven, bordering the majestic Lake District National Park. The pretty Cumbrian village makes a peaceful base for touring the area renowned for its outdoor pursuits, with The Britannina Inn pub offering a place for a bite to eat and drink after an action-packed day of admiring the nearby waters and taking on the challenge of one of the mountains. Further amenities can be found in the neighbouring village of Greenodd, where you will find a number of pubs, a shop, a Post Office, a bakery, a fish and chip shop and the excellent Handmade Ice Cream Company. Just 4.1 miles away is the ancient market town of Ulverston, resting at the centre of the Furness peninsula, where its labyrinth of cobbled streets play host to a range of shops, pubs and leisure facilities, as well as the renowned attraction of the only Laurel and Hardy museum in the world. The village of Penny Bridge is also within reach of Coniston Water and Windermere, where you will find opportunities for cruising on the wasters or lacing up your walking boots to explore the surrounding mountains. From here, you can venture up The Old Man of Coniston, Scafell Pike, Claife Heights and many more! From Penny Bridge, you are also within reach of the beautiful Furness Coast with its miles of wild and diverse landscapes, home to glorious beaches and outstanding bird watching opportunities. Other local attractions include Holker Hall & Gardens, the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, the Lakes Aquarium and Lakeland Motor Museum. With so much to see and do, Penny Bridge is a wonderful holiday base at any time of the year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas