Grubbings is a spacious and well appointed cottage for up to ten people on the wonderful Graythwaite Estate to the western side of Windermere. A stone-built former farm building, Grubbings has five comfortable bedrooms, a gorgeous double height living space, fresh modern decor enhanced by some delightful period features and access to the estate's excellent leisure facilities. One of a group of cottages set around a courtyard Grubbings benefits from use of the shared indoor swimming pool, fitness suite, games room and children's playground. Its charming location, in the heart of the estate and well away from busy roads, make it a sociable place for families where children can make friends and play in safety.
Graythwaite is a wonderful family-run estate with a rich history and literary connections to investigate. Set in majestic scenery, it's a magical world in itself. Walk around miles of trails through its 5,000 acres of rolling parkland, wild woodland and formal gardens. Why not pack a picnic and potter down to Windermere's shore less than a mile from Grubbings. Arrange outdoor activities with CBA events who have a dedicated team at Graythwaite providing everything from 4x4 driving to stand-up paddleboarding.
Moving outside the estate this much-loved area of the Lake District has a great deal to offer. Esthwaite Water offers trout fishing throughout the year as well as the opportunity to spot some magnificent ospreys during their season. If you'd like to spend a sedate day on the water then both nearby Coniston Water and Windermere offer gentle trips taking in the views on heritage steamers, you could always catch the ferry over to Bowness-on-Windermere to do a little shopping and see a more bustling side to the Lake District. Families will love the Lakes Aquarium just three miles away or in the opposite direction you could pay a visit to Hawkshead, a quaint little village with some well renowned eateries. However you choose to spend your visit, Grubbings makes a fantastic base for your stay.