Applegarth is a magnificent Victorian house with a beautiful garden and fantastic views of the Lakeland fells. Situated in a prime location in the village of Braithwaite the self catering holiday cottage offers hundreds of walks straight from its front door. The house has retained many original features and comfortably sleeps 12 people: perfect for family gatherings and celebrations!
Braithwaite is ideally situated for exploring the surrounding mountains, rivers and lakes. Whether it be mountainous walks along the fells including Cat Bells and Causey Pike, gentle strolls around Bassenthwaite and Derwent Water or paddling and picnicking in the Newlands Valley, all are easily reached on foot from the village. Rising above Braithwaite is Whinlatter forest with it's numerous mountain bike trails and high ropes course (Go Ape). Braithwaite has it's own village shop selling a comprehensive range of goods. There are three pubs in Braithwaite, The Royal Oak, The Middle Ruddings and The Coledale Inn, all serving good food and fine ales there is also a restaurant, The Ivy House.
Keswick is within walking distance or a 5 minute drive where there are further pubs and restaurants as well Booths supermarket. Keswick is a hub of outdoor activity and there is something to do for everyone in the local area. Cockermouth, the home of Wordsworth, is a 15 minute drive and while you are there it's well worth paying a visit to the Jennings Brewery.