Thursday 2 November 2023

The Old Smithy Cottage, Glenridding, Ullswater, Cumbria

The Old Smithy Cottage, Glenridding, Ullswater, Cumbria 

Nestled between Glenridding and Patterdale, The Old Smithy Cottage offers superb self-catering accommodation in the heart of Cumbria. This quaint ground-floor apartment is perfectly situated for exploring the breathtaking Ullswater region and a variety of excellent attractions that Cumbria has to offer.

The ground-floor apartment at The Old Smithy Cottage provides comfortable lodging for up to 5 people and features an enclosed garden, ideal for unwinding after a day of exploration. This well-equipped apartment also offers the convenience of free Wi-Fi, making it perfect for those who wish to stay connected.

Inside, you'll find a welcoming lounge with two sofas, a chair, a wood-burning stove, and a smart TV with Sky. This cosy space is the perfect spot to relax and recount your adventures after a day of sightseeing. The spacious kitchen/diner features a tiled floor and a range of modern appliances, including a fridge/freezer, washing machine, double oven, microwave, and dishwasher. Not forgetting your four-legged friends, there's even a 'paw washing' bowl for dogs.

For accommodations, there are three bedrooms at your disposal: one double, one twin equipped with a travel cot, and one single room. Each room offers ample storage space for hanging or folding clothes, and the double room is thoughtfully equipped with a hair dryer. The three bedrooms share a bathroom with a toilet, sink, and a shower over the bath.

Outside, an inviting rear garden primarily covered in grass offers a pleasant space for al fresco dining, complete with a bench for relaxation.

**Exploring Cumbria:**
The Old Smithy Cottage is ideally located for outdoor enthusiasts, offering access to numerous walking routes in the area, including the famous Helvellyn walk along Striding Edge. For a change of pace, consider taking a boat ride on Ullswater or venturing into one of the nearby towns or villages. The area is rich in attractions, including visits to Lowther Castle & Gardens or invigorating hikes up Steel Knotts. With a wide range of activities and natural beauty to explore, The Old Smithy Cottage is the perfect starting point for an unforgettable Cumbrian adventure.

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