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Watson's Dodd

Threlkeld, Lake District
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Romantic
Glamping
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Property available to book on our sister site here Watson's Dodd (83137) | Original Cottages
  • Stylish pod surrounded by fells and overlooking Blencathra
  • Walking, cycling and running routes from your door
  • Wake up to a beautiful view each morning

 

Property code: 83137

Beautifully finished and lovingly decorated pod, ideal for couples looking to escape and explore the North Lakes.

Set in a tranquil location on a Cumbria sheep farm surrounded by the dramatic Northern Fells, this delightful pod makes a cosy getaway for couples enjoying a romantic retreat or for solo travellers discovering a stunning part of the Lake District. Within easy reach of Bassenthwaite Lake, Derwentwater and Keswick, and offering cosy accommodation for up to two guests, the pod is part of a small complex of similar properties offering wonderful views towards Blencathra. Featuring a delightful studio-style layout, this fresh, cheerful hideaway has been charmingly decorated and furnished to provide an ideal holiday base for walkers, hikers, climbers and nature lovers exploring the area’s glorious lakes and spellbinding countryside.

Entering this welcoming holiday getaway you will find the lovely open-plan studio-style living space with arched wooden and panelled walls. The double bed is at the heart of the room, offering glorious views across the fells. Featuring cosy seating and a Smart TV, the lounge space is perfect for snuggling up to watch a movie in the evening, while the stylishly arranged kitchen is ideal for rustling up hearty breakfasts, quick snacks and romantic meals which you can enjoy around the dining table to the side. There’s also a refreshing shower room. The front entrance has a sheltered decked space, with a patio and garden furniture offering a charming spot for a morning coffee or a glass of wine in the evening.

The Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum is just half a mile away, with other local attractions including Aira Force Waterfall, Mirehouse and Gardens, Friars Crag and Castlerigg Stone Circle, all within 8 miles. In Keswick (4 miles) you can visit the Derwent Pencil Museum, The Puzzling Place and the Theatre by the Lake at the head of Derwentwater. Bassenthwaite Lake, Ullswater and Thirlmere are within 11 miles.

  • Property available to book on our sister site here Watson's Dodd (83137) | Original Cottages
  • Studio style accommodation with double bed
  • 1 bathroom with shower and WC
  • Two ring gas hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment
  • Smart TV in lounge/sleeping area
  • Underfloor heating
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Please note, dogs not allowed on beds
  • Shops 4 miles, pub, restaurant within walking distance
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Holly Popham

This property is personally managed by Holly.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 48 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Donald 17th May 2024

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Lovely place and people . No grill or oven is a challenge for a self catering place . Overall it was really nice though and would use it again .

Reviewed by Bethany 19th April 2024

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Reviewed by Alison 22nd March 2024

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Reviewed by Gina 16th March 2024

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Weve had a fabulous 2 night break. The views are stunning , so peaceful and the pod - I loved it. Clean ,modern and cosy. Enjoyed the little food treats left out too - gorgeous place.

Reviewed by Eve 9th March 2024

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It was amazing! The perfect stay

Reviewed by Lucy 2nd March 2024

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A beautiful cabin, such an amazing view outside and its a brilliant location. Easy to get to Keswick or pooley bridge. Derwent water and ullswater just a short drive away. Everything you could need for a short break was available. A nice welcome basket also which had some much appreciated fudge and hot chocolate in. Very modern interior and a very Read morecomfortable bed. Overall perfect. Would highly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Jannine 10th February 2024

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Beautiful scenery, stunning pod so cozy very clean, would definitely recommend as a get away if you love the countryside.

Reviewed by Emma 30th December 2023

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Reviewed by Stephen 23rd December 2023

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Reviewed by Alan 12th November 2023

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Reviewed by Richard 25th October 2023

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We had a great short stay here. Lovely well presented pod set in beautiful countryside not far from Keswick. The pod was spotless when we arrived and we had a delicious cream tea waiting for us. The pod was warm and cosy. It was the perfect place for us during our stay providing everything we needed to when we returned from our days walk around theRead more lakes. Hide

Reviewed by Peter 16th October 2023

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Really lovely property and site would recommend to anyone.

Reviewed by Julie 26th September 2023

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Reviewed by Paul 15th September 2023

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Lovely pod. Very clean and well equipped

Reviewed by Claire 11th September 2023

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Second time visiting and already planning a third. Absolutely amazing in every aspect. We love it! Thankyou for another perfect stay in our favourite place.

Reviewed by Michelle 4th September 2023

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The pod was set in the most idyllic location with the most breathtaking views..It was clean,cosy and modern..i loved it and would happily live in something similar.seeing the stars at night through the roof window was extremely special and added to the whole experience .The extra touches of scones,brownies was such a welcoming treat..totally beautiRead moreful and tranquil. Hide

Reviewed by Charles 29th August 2023

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Our stay at Watsons Dodd cabin was excellent, it was really comfortable, clean and spacious; the host was really friendly, as was her dog, Titch. The Lake District can be a really busy place, but this cabin will provide you with a really peaceful and idyllic spot to relax.

Reviewed by Joseph 26th August 2023

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What a fantastic trip to the Lake District and we couldnt have picked a better place to stay. The pod had everything we needed and is only a short walk away from a few cosy pubs. Our host Rosie was incredibly helpful and made sure we were comfortable throughout. We will be back!

Reviewed by Julie 24th August 2023

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Amazing pod the best I've seen, great place to relax and distress. We had no issues thoroughly enjoyed it. One tip make sure you take all your food with you as shops are few and far between with limited parking in the villages. Apart from that enjoy and taken in all the scenery it's amazing.

Reviewed by Suzanne 11th August 2023

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Never stayed in a pod before but i was just blown away by Watson's Dodd. It was so clean, tidy, very stylish and had everything we needed. The view from our window was spectacular, the mighty Blencathra and Longscale Fell. Loved the theme of the highland cows. Loved the crockery - very good quality. Fabulous fluffy towels, spacious shower, lovely hRead moreot water and great water pressure. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone. i am a pod convert! Hide

Reviewed by Emma 4th August 2023

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Really lovely accommodation. Everything we needed and more for a fantastic weekend in the Lake District. Welcone basket in arrival was lovely. Location perfect for exploring Keswick, Catbells and so many other nearby spots. Will definitely return.

Reviewed by Janet 31st July 2023

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The pod was clean,comfortable and well equipped, spectacular views and would definitely recommend to couples and families

Reviewed by Melissa 20th July 2023

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Beautiful pod, comfy and cosy and a great place for a break away from the norm. We totally enjoyed the place and would most definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Sarah 14th July 2023

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Reviewed by Darren 7th July 2023

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Mire House is a wonderful place.. Run by an amazing family.. The accommodation was impeccable the attention to detail is fabulous.. Everything you can possibly think of is there at your convenience to use.. So dog friendly it was lovely as we could all relax.. You can't beat over looking Blencathra everyday it great. We have booked to go again its Read morea perfect place Hide

Reviewed by Linda 23rd June 2023

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Fantastic place to stay we absolutely loved it thank you !

Reviewed by Lynn 29th May 2023

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Perfect location stunning view. Pod was perfect for the two of us

Reviewed by Mel 28th May 2023

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Reviewed by Katie 13th May 2023

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Beautiful views, very well-equipped and comfortable place to stay. A gorgeous place to come back to and relax in after a long hike. We had a lovely time and will definitely come again!

Reviewed by Bev 21st April 2023

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We loved our stay, we felt relaxed from the minute we arrived and unloaded the car, it was quiet and peaceful lying on the bed looking out at the sheep grazing in the fields, we were even lucky enough to see a lamb being born and taking its first steps helped by Mum! The location is great about 30 minutes walk from the village with a couple of pubsRead more, we ate in one which was good pub grub, only about 10 minutes drive into Keswick too and some lovely country walks Hide

Reviewed by Ross 17th March 2023

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Reviewed by Wendy 28th February 2023

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Couldnt fault the accommodation at all it was perfect in every way. I would definitely recommend and will definitely be back

Reviewed by Deborah 10th February 2023

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Absolutely beautiful, everything you need and extra added little touches, stunning views , we cant wait to return

Reviewed by Megan 17th December 2022

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We absolutely love the pod this is our second visit and we will certainly be back. A perfect getaway for a few days to relax and unwind before all the Christmas chaos. Thank you.

Reviewed by Dawid 26th November 2022

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Not a single flaw of the place. Absolutely stunning pod in a fantastic location! Better than anticipated.

Reviewed by Emma 28th October 2022

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Reviewed by Jennifer 24th October 2022

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Watsons Dodd was absolutely perfect! We were honestly so happy with the location and the accommodation. It was comfortable, cosy and had everything you need for a short break away.

Reviewed by Alicia 18th October 2022

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Reviewed by Ian 14th October 2022

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Reviewed by Stella 10th October 2022

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The pod was fantastic. Quirky and a bit different, we absolutely loved it. It was clean, tidy and well maintained. The location was perfect and beautiful, the surroundings were simply breathtaking. We had a magical time absorbing the beauty of the area.

Reviewed by Yvonne 2nd October 2022

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Perfect accommodation in the perfect location. Everything about the pod was comfortable and it was very homely and had everything you would need including plenty loo rolls, kitchen roll, tea, coffe, sugar and even a little jar of milk which was a nice touch. Cant wait to return :)

Reviewed by Andrea 19th September 2022

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Reviewed by Georgina 30th August 2022

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We stayed here for our 1st wedding anniversary and it did not disappoint. The pod itself is beautifully decorated, spacious and surrounded by amazing scenery. Our favourite place so far in the lakes and we've been going every year for 8 years. Only a short walk to a nice pub and not far from Keswick center. We can't wait to return.

Reviewed by Jackie 26th August 2022

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Reviewed by Mohammed 14th August 2022

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Reviewed by Mcskelly 8th August 2022

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I would come back in a heart beat, the hut was amazing, all the little touches both in decoration and left for us upon our arrival was not lost on us. The views are spectacular and the location has plenty to do in a close proximity. 100% must for anyone wanting to visit the area.

Reviewed by Jane 2nd August 2022

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Reviewed by Bethany 26th July 2022

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Absolutely stunning location, the perfect views to wake up to. The pod is beautiful as well, every little detail has been thought about. One of the best places weve ever stayed and would definitely come back!

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