Stable Cottage (Threlkeld)
Nestled into the base of mighty Blencathra lies Stable Cottage, a three story terraced house with staggering views. Sleeping six people in three comfortable bedrooms and boasting glorious outlooks from its garden and sociable spaces it makes a lovely cottage from which to make the most of the well-loved village of Threlkeld and its beautiful surroundings. The traditional stone-built exterior belies a lovely modern touch inside with a wonderfully light open plan layout for socialising and mountain views to inspire your adventures. Whether you'd like to tackle high fells or lower level rambles right from the door, discover your wilder side with the outdoor activities on offer or just relax and take in the views it makes a great place to spend a visit.
Threlkeld makes an ideal base to explore this beautiful area. The Skiddaw and Blencathra ranges are literally on the doorstep while the Thirlmere and Borrowdale Valleys are just a short hop away. Better yet, this glorious outdoor playground is just a 15-minute drive from the M6. There are two pubs within an easy walk of the cottage serving great home-cooked food and real ales and the village also boasts its own cafe situated in the village hall. After a long walk in the fells why not indulge in one of their gorgeous cakes while taking in the view of Clough Head?
Families are well served for things to do nearby. Just across the A66 lies the Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum, where visitors can enjoy an underground tour and even take a narrow-gauge locomotive ride. Just four miles away is Keswick which has a world of great activities on offer including a family leisure pool, indoor climbing walls, a well renowned theatre, award winning museums and countless water sports. It's also a great place to shop and eat out with a fantastic choice of eateries. So whether you'd like to get out and about in the great outdoors or just enjoy the immediate surroundings of a friendly village in a glorious location then Stable Cottage should fit the bill.