Located in the delightful village of Braithhwaite, Turncroft Cottage is a charming home from home for 6/8 people. Inside this delightful cottage you'll find a wonderful kitchen-diner with wood burning stove, cosy living room and a sun room. There's also a handy utility room with WC on the ground floor whilst upstairs on the first floor are the 4 bedrooms and family bathroom. To the rear of the cottage is a delightful garden with 3 patios and a lawn area, with lovely views over the surrounding countryside. As well as all this, there is parking for 2 cars and bikes can also be stored in the large covered entrance at the cottage.
Braithwaite is a paradise for walkers, with a wide variety of routes on offer staight from the front door at Turncroft Cottage. Head up the road to Whinlatter Forest where there are 9 woodland walking trails to choose from. Adrenaline junkies can even try out the Go Ape high ropes course, or why not hire mountain bikes and explore the 3 dedicated cycling trails? Walk from the cottage to Force Crag Mine for clues about the area's industrial heritage. Local fell Barrow may be modest in height but the panormaic views from the top are anything but! Serious fell walkers can also tackle Grisedale Pike, where you'll be rewarded with stunning views after the scramble up the ridge to the summit.
Walk, cycle, take the bus or drive into Keswick, just 3 miles away, for a morning mooching round the independent and outdoor shops. Grab lunch to go from one of the local cafes and head down to Derwentwater to enjoy a lakeside picnic. Why not take a ride on the popular launch to see the water from a different perspective? Families will love a trip to the nearby Lake District Wildlife Park. Or adults can treat themselves to a tour and tasting at the renowned Lakes Distillery.