Broadness Cottage is located off a leafy lane near the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake. This family friendly self catering cottage is in a great location to enjoy the majestic Skiddaw mountain range and the quiet shores of Bassenthwaite. With three bedrooms sleeping up to 7 people, Broadness is a great choice for a growing family - there is plenty of room for children to run around outside. Friends holidaying together will also appreciate the bedroom configuration and the close proximity to the natural wonders of Skiddaw and Bassenthwaite Lake.
The area around Bassenthwaite is home to rich and diverse wildlife. In the fields around Broadness Cottage you will see all manner of sheep and some cattle too. Buzzards circle in the air above and you may even see the Ospreys who have flourished at Bassenthwaite under the care of a special project monitoring their reintroduction. Dubwath Silver Meadows is also near by and features boardwalks through marshes and bogs, allowing a close up of fascinating wild and plant life. The cosy sitting room at Broadness has a woodburner for the colder months and there are wonderful dual aspect windows to enjoy the fabulous view.
The nearby village of Bassenthwaite has a delightful traditional pub, the Sun Inn which welcomes dogs and children. The Ravenstone Hotel also welcomes non residents and occupies an impressive spot just underneath Ullock Pike. Further afield, the Pheasant Inn at Wythop Mill is a wonderful olde worlde coaching inn, perfect for a special occassion.
Broadness Cottage benefits from a quiet rural position, whilst the town of Keswick is less than 5 miles away, making it a great base to explore the surrounding area from whilst enjoying the secluded location.