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Thompson Ground - Cuckoo Brow Cottage

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A cosy cottage for three located on a working farm which boasts splendid views in all directions. Rural feel yet close to attractions.

Heart of Lakeland, with panoramic views
A nature-lovers’ paradise
Wheelchair access in Tarns Cottage

Thompson Ground is a working hill farm in the heart of Lakeland, with panoramic country views. Visitors here will soon find that this wonderful area is filled with a profusion of things to see and pursuits to enjoy, from walking in the beautiful Grizedale Forest and on the Langdales, and going pony trekking, to participating in the water sports and launch trips on nearby Windermere and Coniston Water. However you choose to spend your time, any of these four cosy and comfortable cottages make an ideal holiday base to come back to. The Lake District itself hardly needs any introduction. In addition to the choice natural scenery, amongst some of England’s finest, there are also lots of interesting ‘man-made’ attractions to visit (some more publicised than others). Why not start with the picturesque village of Hawkshead, which is 1/2 mile away. Beatrix Potter’s former home, Hill Top (NT), lies near Sawrey, whilst The Wordsworth Museum in nearby Grasmere, occupies Dove Cottage, which the poet William Wordsworth made his home between 1799 and 1808. There are also many NT properties in the vicinity, from the magnificent Levens Hall to the tiny Old Bridge House at Ambleside. The cottages are attractively furnished and fully equipped, with sealed window units, a storm porch and Tarn Cottage (ref NP57) is specially designed for use by visitors with some degree of physical handicap. Each has their own furnished patio area, and all have access to a front lawn, which is the ideal venue for children and adults to socialise and play. Locally there are plenty of pubs and restaurants, any of which are perfect for spending a relaxing evening in. Stabling for 2 horses is available on request.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Cot. High chair.

All properties: Open fire in living room included. Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Payphone (on site). Private patios and furniture. Shared lawned area to front of cottages. Barbecue. Ample parking.

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  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-10-24
    Peaceful, quiet and even the weather was good. Beautiful surroundings.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-10-10
    We had a lovely time with great weather, beautiful views from cottage and in a great location. Can do plenty of walks from the cottage.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-10-03
    We have stayed there on many occasions and always want to go back. Need I say more?!

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 2015-09-26
    The cottage is in a fantastic location with stunning views. Easy access to the Langdales and Grizedale Forest. There are great places to eat in Hawkshead. The cottage is ideal for two people, but we found the downstairs a squeeze for three. The mattresses are nearing the end of their life and should be replaced. The biggest problem was that there was insufficient places to hang wet towels. It would be a good idea to change the radiator in the bathroom for a tall towel radiator. We would stay here again.

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8.9 out of 10 – based on 12 reviews collected by Reevoo

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