Dating from the 18th century, The Beech Tree is an impressive, inviting property, offering self catering accommodation for 16/20 people (please note, there is an additional charge of £200 to book for more than 16). With a total of 10 bedrooms to choose from, it's a great spacious property for families and friends looking to spend some quality time together. With a games room and large rear garden, there's certainly plenty to appeal to adults and children alike.
Located just a short walk from the centre of Coniston, you're well placed for exploring everything the area has to offer. A visit to the Ruskin Museum is a must for anyone interested in local history. Learn about the great Victorian artist and his work as well as local hero Donal Campbell, who lost his life whilst attempting to break the water speed record on Coniston Water in his boat the Bluebird. Today, the steam Gondola offers a much more sedate way to take to the lake. Why not take a scenic drive to the pretty village of Hawkshead? Visit Beatrix Potter's former home of Hill Top, stock up on the famous Hawkshead Relish or indulge your sweet tooth at The Little Ice Cream Shop.
Head north to bustling Ambleside, where you'll find a great selection of independent and outdoor shops, perfect for indulging in a spot of retail therapy. Spend the day at Brockhole on Windermere. With plenty of activities on offer from a Tree Top Trek to archery, families are sure to love it here. Continue onwards to Keswick, the adventure capital of the Northern Lakes. Sign up for an activity with one of the local adventure companies - try your hand at ghyll scrambling, canyoning or raft building. Spend a day exploring the stunning southern coast of Cumbria, with its wide horizons and fresh coastal air it's the perfect place to truly unwind.