Glendale Holiday Cottage is a barn conversion, ideal for couples, nestling into the Blencathra fellside - the popular mountain can even be climbed from the doorstep!
This self catering accommodation is set on a working sheep farm, just off the Penrith to Keswick Road (A66) is an ideal base for touring the rest of the Lake District. There is the peaceful atmosphere of St Johns-in-the-Vale nearby with the challenging walking country of High Rigg.
The traditional village of Threlkeld is 1 mile and has two excellent pubs serving food. The bustling market town of Keswick is 6 miles and has a selection of shops, tourist attractions, pubs and restaurants. Lakeside walks at Thirlmere and boating trips on Derwent water are a must.
Travelling along a pretty country lane through the Vale will bring you to the prehistoric site of Castlerigg Stone Circle which stands in a magnificent setting, then head towards Grasmere, 10 miles, Ambleside, 14 miles, Windermere, 18 miles. Ullswater, with its steamboat trips, is beautiful with dramatic scenery and is just 10 miles away.