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Derwent Dale Cottage  | Doddick Farm Cottages, Threlkeld, near Keswick
Pretty terraced cottage | Derwent Dale Cottage  - Doddick Farm Cottages, Threlkeld, near Keswick
  • Cottage
  • Threlkeld, near Keswick
  • UK1334

Doddick Farm Cottages - Derwent Dale Cottage

8.9

out of 10

  • 6

  • 3

  • 1

  • 1

Hot Tub
Wifi
Car parking on site

Perched on the lower slopes of Blencathra, you can relax in the hot tub and take in awe inspiring views up this stunning Lakeland Fell.

Ground Floor:
Living/dining room: With 32" Freeview TV and beams.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Separate toilet.

First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair.

Enclosed garden with artificial grass, decked area and garden furniture. Hot tub for 6 (private). Private parking for 1 car; additional parking on request. No smoking. Please note: There is a step in the garden.

This pretty terraced cottage built from locally sourced stone is one of just six properties on a working beef and sheep farm. This quiet part of the farm is dedicated to a handful of holiday cottages all in landscaped grounds and just perfect for a peaceful and memorable stay. Inside the cottage you’ll find everything you need including a well equipped kitchen with views to the rear garden and sheep in the fields beyond. On the ground floor you’ll also find an open plan living/dining room which makes a great social space for a family get together. Derwent Dale Cottage comfortably sleeps six guests in two double bedrooms and a twin room, each with plenty of storage for your belongings, making it ideal for larger families and couples. From the ground floor you can access the garden which has been newly renovated for 2018 and now features decking with patio furniture, artificial grass for a bit of year round colour, and the best bit, a relaxing hot tub so you can sooth those aches and pains after a long day of adventure. If you like the outdoors, you have direct access to Blencathra which can offer anything from a leisurely stroll to a quite challenging climb. Other Lakeland Fells in the area include Helvellyn, Skiddaw, Catbells and Latrigg, so pack your walking boots!
Doddick Farm Cottages are situated on the main route from Penrith to Keswick and are just off the A66 so you’re never too far from any of the local delights including two excellent pubs with local ales and great food. Keswick Golf Club, which is surrounded by amazing scenery, is just 1 mile away. You can reach Keswick in just 5 miles which boasts a number of fantastic restaurants, bars, pubs, shops, a very popular local market and a number of attractions. There are a variety attractions for children including Puzzling Place, a fun attraction based on optical illusions, or perhaps the Derwent Pencil Museum, where you can find the largest pencil in the world. Make sure to visit the Theatre by the Lake. Set on the shores of Derwentwater it offers award-winning drama and arts and with such a beautiful backdrop you can watch the sunset over the lake. If you want to try some water sports while you’re on holiday, you have Derwentwater just 7 miles away, Thirlmere within 8 miles and Bassenthwaite within 10 miles. Shop 4½ miles, pub ¾ mile and restaurant 1¼ miles.
Derwent Dale Cottage can also be booked with Harrison’s Lodge (UK1259), Lucy’s Lodge (UK1260), Grajo Cottage (UK1284), Darci’s Lodge (UK1297), Brackendale (UK1335), Shepherd’s Bield (UK1349), Doddick Chase Cottage (UK1363), The Rocking Lodge (UK11517) and Danika East (UK32363) to accommodate up to 32 guests.

Features

Cot Available - Cot

Dishwasher

Enclosed garden / patio

Garden or Patio

Golf nearby

Highchair

Hot tub Privacy - Private

Internet Connection - Internet Wifi

Parking-designated on site

Pub within 1 mile

Washing Machine

Working Farm

Location

Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 09:30

Pets

  • 1 pet allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels

Smoking

  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 36 reviews

8.9

out of 10

Value for money

9

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort and Equipment

8.7

Location

9.1

Local amenities

8.4

Overall rating

8.9

  • Family

8

out of 10

Clean, well equipped cottage. Furnishing are slightly dated. Dog friendly with carpet throughout, so if your not a dog/pet lover you may notice some pet hair. Garden area was much smaller than expected, just room for a picnic table. Fully decked, so nice and clean. Lovely spacious hot tub inside a small extension to the cottage. Around a 20min walk along a flat path to a nice pub serving lovely food. My only dislike was that your asked to checkout before 9.30, so you either have to get up early or pack up all your belongings the night before. Getting the teenagers out of bed intime to pack up and clean up was challenging! Overall we had a lovely stay and would return.

27 Jul 2022

G

  • Friends

9

out of 10

Amazing cottage with stunning views. Everything was great.

2 Jul 2022

Dennis

  • Stockton on Tees

  • Family

10

out of 10

Our second visit to this cottage as we enjoyed it so much the first time. The only negative comment is regarding the hot tub, due to it not been up to temperature until our second day we could only enjoy it the one night. Our first visit couple of years ago we again arrived on the Friday for a two night stay and we’re able to enjoy the hot tub both nights. Whilst it was disappointing not to be able to use the tub on our first night this in no way distracted from a very enjoyable stay.

10 May 2022

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