The Dairy is a luxury, 5 star holiday cottage set on the Atkinson Ground estate. Just a few minutes walk from Coniston Water, this romantic getaway sleeps two people in comfort. It is nestled into the foot of a hill, overlooking one of the district’s most beautiful lakes. The cottage was furnished by local interior designer, Sarah Jane Nielsen. This attention to detail has garnered the cottage 5 Stars and a Gold Award from Visit England.
Surrounded by majestic mountains and located within easy reach of Coniston Village, The Dairy is the perfect place for a couples retreat.
Accommodation in Detail
Stroll up the garden path to a traditional oak front door with slate canopy.
Explore this exquisitely appointed cottage, which features a dining room with fine flagged floor and a bespoke kitchen. The hand painted, unique kitchen features all mod cons and luxurious granite work surfaces.
Stairs lead up to the welcoming sitting room with a cosy log burning stove. Relax on the sumptuous sofa and watch the flat screen Smart TV.
A final flight of stairs leads to a top floor, king size boutique bedroom. Enjoy complimentary bathrobes and toiletries, before unwinding in the super whirlpool bath.
When you are refreshed, enjoy a cool glass of wine on the patio. The area features a bistro table and chairs; it catches the late afternoon and evening sun.
The Dairy takes you away from the hustle and bustle, to a wilder landscape full of adventure. Coniston Water is famous for its part in Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons. Peel Island was the setting for the 'Wild Cat Island' featured in the story. The lake is also known for Donald Campbell's water speed record attempt in 'Bluebird'.
Coniston sailing centre offers a range of water sports, including boat and canoe hire. For thrills on two wheels, the neighbouring Grizedale Forest offers some of the best mountain biking routes in the country. But the real magic comes from the breath-taking surroundings. Dramatic fells including Coniston Old Man, wild woodlands and wonderful Lake District walks.
Visit the peaceful village centre and restock the fridge freezer by visiting the butcher, baker and supermarket. Afterwards, relax at one of Coniston's tea rooms, restaurants or traditional Lakeland pubs. Sample delicious local cuisine and the award-winning Coniston Bewing Co. ale.
History buffs will love a trip to Brantwood historic house. This impressive manor overlooks the lake and was once home to famous artists John Ruskin.
Traditional Lakeland Cottage
High quality romantic retreat
King sized bedroom
Bathroom with whirlpool bath
Cosy sitting room
Log burning stove
Flat Smart screen TV
Kitchen/dining room with slate flagged floors
Electric hob and oven
Secure bike storage
Parking for one car
Sorry no pets