Tucked away in the tranquil village of Ravenglass is Whent Cottage, a traditional terraced cottage offering great value self-catering accommodation for four. Ravenglass is a quiet haven of a place a charming feeling of stepping back in time. Cosy and functional with two comfy bedrooms, Whent Cottage is nestled right in the heart of the village and makes a great budget base for a couple or small family to make the most of this lovely area. Its easy access to the train station also makes it a great option for short breaks.
Ravenglass is the only coastal village in the Lake District National Park. It's a unique little place with a a gentle atmosphere and a rich seam of history running through. Just a short walk from the cottage is a well-preserved Roman bathhouse. Now it's more famous as the starting point for the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway, a wonderful narrow-gauge steam railway which winds its way from the coast up to the foot of the mighty fells at Boot. Ornithologists are also well-served with several nature reserves nearby, including Eskmeals Dunes. Several eateries offer locally sourced food and real ales and there is a cafe and playground at the Ratty station. The village also boasts excellent train links, making Ravenglass the perfect Lake District location for an easy short break at any time of the year.
The stunning valleys of Wasdale and Eskdale are nearby with a world of fell walking to be enjoyed from the mighty Scafells, the highest mountains in England, to lower level peaks such as Irton Pike and Muncaster Fell that all the family can enjoy. In fact, visitors to Whent Cottage can walk up Muncaster Fell from the door, why not pack a picnic and head up there to make the most of the glorious coastal and mountain panorama? The coastline is also a natural treasure trove with dunes to explore and a wealth of visiting birdlife.