Monday 3 October 2022

Longthwaite Farmhouse, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria (Sleeps 1-9)

Longthwaite Farmhouse in Borrowdale offers self-catering accommodation in Grade II listed traditional C17th property. About 7 miles south of Keswick in the heart of the Lake District, our house provides the perfect base for exploring the central fells.

With many of the original features retained and restored, the house has all you need for a really memorable holiday. The front windows look out towards Watendlath Fell and the garden runs down to the river Derwent with endless paddling and dam-building possibilities.

Four large bedrooms sleep 9 in seven singles and one double bed plus a cot. There is a bathroom with a WC, a separate shower room and a separate WC.

The spacious living room has a very efficient wood-burning stove and a good supply of dry logs is included. In the kitchen⧸dining room is the usual equipment including a double oven cooker, a large fridge and the dining table will seat up to 9.

Visiting Borrowdale & Exploring Cumbria:
We are ideally situated for long or short walks direct from the house or canoeing and swimming in nearby Derwentwater. Several excellent restaurants nearby include the Scafell hotel in Rosthwaite and the Langstrath in Stonethwaite - both less than 20 minutes walk. Keswick offers a good range of food shops, a huge range of outdoor equipment shops, an excellent theatre, cinema, 2 museums and a range of eateries to suit all tastes. Further afield attractions include:

Wordsworth’s houses in Grasmere and Cockermouth.
The steamboat museum on Windermere.
Honister slate mine and via ferrata.
Winlatter Outdoor centre.
Castlerigg stone circle.

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