Escape the hustle and bustle special someone at this delightful cottage in the lovely Lakeland town of Cockermouth. Sleeping two people in one bedroom, this is a perfect romantic bolthole for couples who want to discover the breathtaking Cumbrian countryside together. Grab your camera and spend a glorious morning exploring Cockermouth Castle, which dates back to the 13th century. Wander through the well-preserved ruins and climb up to the battlements to get some panoramic photos of the surrounding countryside. In the afternoon, treat yourself to a traditional cream tea in Cockermouth, and in the evening, return home to unwind in the cottage’s front porch area while you share a bottle of wine and watch the world go by.
Step inside and you’ll be greeted by a light and bright open-plan lounge and dining area. Slip onto a sofa and take a moment to make yourself at home before heading to the contemporary-style kitchen to rustle up some dinner. Enjoy a romantic dinner at the dining table and then snuggle up on the sofa in the lounge area to watch your favourite TV show as you warm your toes by the wood burner. At the end of the day, a spacious double bedroom awaits you on the first floor.
Head into Cockermouth and enjoy a romantic stroll along the charming main street (0.5 miles), which is lined with historic buildings, boutique shops, quaint galleries and inviting cafes. Alternatively, check out the Kirkgate Centre (0.5 miles) a wonderful entertainment venue where you can watch a whole host of live theatrical performances and comedy shows. Further afield, head to the mystical Castlerigg Stone Circle (15 miles), to stroll around the stones and soak up the spiritual atmosphere of this prehistoric monument.