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High Bridge

Braithwaite, Lake District
Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Spacious accommodation perfect for families exploring the North Lakes area
  • Upstairs living room that makes the most of the fantastic views over the fells
  • Fantastic for cyclists and walkers alike, with routes and trails from the door
Property code: SZ246

Ideally situated for exploring the surrounding mountains, rivers and lakes, this charming, terraced cottage provides a stylish yet welcoming retreat at the end of a busy day.

Situated on a charming terrace of Lakeland cottages above the tumbling Coledale Beck, this self-catering holiday cottage offers scores of walks for all abilities straight from its front door. In a prime location in the village of Braithwaite, the cottage has been renovated to a high standard and has a range of complimentary items including tea, coffee, sugar, milk and toiletries. The sitting room in this cottage is situated upstairs to make the most of the amazing views over the fells.

 

Braithwaite is ideally situated for exploring the surrounding mountains, rivers and lakes. Whether it be mountainous walks up in the Coledale Fells, gentle strolls around Derwentwater or paddling and picnicking in the Newlands Valley, all are easily reached on foot from the village. Rising above Braithwaite is the mountain forest of Whinlatter with numerous mountain bike trails and high ropes course (Go Ape). The village shop is well stocked with a deli counter, traditional sweet jars and fresh bread and groceries. Braithwaite is well served with three pubs/inns, all serving food.

 

Keswick is within walking distance or a 5-minute drive where there are further pubs and restaurants as well an independent 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.

 

The sitting room is on the first floor, with windows to all sides offering views to the Skiddaw range and the Coledale fells. The sitting room is equipped with a Smart TV which has Netflix, and a large comfortable corner sofa to relax on. There is a cloakroom with a WC just off the sitting room.

 

The well-appointed kitchen has a gas hob with a single oven. A large combined fridge/freezer is suitable for parties of six people. It is also equipped with a washing machine, dishwasher and recycling bins and all appliances are A-rated. Open plan to the kitchen is the dining room with a mahogany table and french window leading to the patio.

 

There is a downstairs bathroom with shower over the bath, WC, and a utility room.

 

On the ground floor is the master king-size bedroom. Upstairs there is a twin bedroom and 1 single.

 

There is a side yard which is secure for dogs, faces east and has a table so ideal for taking breakfast outside in the summer. Recycling bins and a parking area for one car are to the side of the cottage.

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 twin and 1 single
  • 1 bathroom with shower over the bath, 1 separate WC
  • Gas hob, single oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Utility room
  • Smart TV with Netflix
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Enclosed yard with patio and garden table and chairs to the side of the property, sitting-out area at the front of the property
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Shop and pub 150 metres, restaurant 2.5 miles
  • Arrival: 17:00 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

Ben Davidson

This property is personally managed by Ben.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Richard 7th May 2022

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Reviewed by Colin 30th April 2022

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We really enjoyed our stay here. The cottage is well located for getting around the North Lakes, and you can head up to the fells from the front door. Two great pubs a couple of minutes walk away, but we still found it really quiet and loved being next to the stream. The cottage is large and had enough space for 4 adults easily. Parking wasn't a prRead moreoblem for us, but we have a small car - could be trickier if you have a larger car. Would recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Dianne 23rd April 2022

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Loverly cottage Always enjoy our stay .

Reviewed by Leo 12th March 2022

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Reviewed by Bridgett 12th February 2022

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Highbridge is a super cottage in a stunning location. Very well equipped and the owner is very helpful. We will definitely be back!

Reviewed by Kirsty 6th November 2021

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We had a fantastic week at High Bridge it is in a beautiful, very friendly area and easy to travel to other places too. We are hoping to come back and enjoy it again.

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Location

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The Lake District National Park is situated in the north west of England in the county of Cumbria. It is famously home to England’s tallest peak, largest lake, deepest lake and some of the most beautiful views in the British Isles. It has been a major draw for holidaymakers for over 200 years and its popularity shows no signs that this will diminish anytime soon. Adding to the spectacle, there are long-distance walking trails, endless history and culture to appreciate, as well as an unbeatable array of outdoor activities to try in some exceptionally eye-catching locations.

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