Nestling at the foot of the Whinlatter Pass and overlooking the tumbling Coledale Beck, Bridge End provides the ideal holiday cottage with scores of walks for all abilities from the front door. Sleeping up to 5 people it provides a welcoming environment all year round with sheltered sitting out area for the warmer summer months and cosy wood burner effect gas fire to snuggle up in front of during the winter evenings.
Braithwaite is ideally situated for exploring the rivers and lakes. Whether it be the mountainous walks up the Coledale Fells, gentle strolls around Bassenthwaite or Derwent Water or paddling and picnicking in the Newlands Valley, all are easily reached from the village. Rising above the village is the mountainous Whinlatter Forest with numerous mountain bike trails, walking trails and the Go Ape high rope course. The shop and cafe in the visitor centre are well worth visiting as is the information display and webcam of the Osprey nesting site overlooking Bassenthwaite. Braithwaite village has three pubs, all serving food and a well stocked licensed village shop with deli, groceries and newspapers
The town of Keswick is within walking distance or a 5 minute drive and has tourist information centre, numerous outdoor and independent shops, theatre, cinema, pubs and restaurants offering a wide range of differing cuisines.