Windy Nook, Pooley Bridge
Welcoming living room with wood burner in feature fireplace | Windy Nook, Pooley Bridge
  • Cottage
  • Pooley Bridge
  • CC118109

Windy Nook


out of 10

  • 4

  • 2

  • 2

  • 1

Pub within 1 mile
Woodburning Stove

A 18th century cottage with charm and character in the heart of superb scenery and walking country.

Ground Floor:
Living room: With wood burner, TV, DVD player and CD player.
Dining room.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher.
Cloakroom/utility: With washing machine and toilet.
Steep, open-sided stairs to...

First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With double bed and en-suite with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request) and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.

Electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Cot and highchair.

One medium (up to labrador size) dog welcome. Visit England 4 Star. No smoking.

This 18th century cottage retains its original charm and character, with beamed ceilings and feature stone walls. Windy Nook is situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Pooley Bridge, on the north eastern edge of Ullswater, one of the Lake Districts most attractive lakes, at the point where the River Eamont and Ullswater meet. The 16th century bridge over the Eamont gives the village its name and offers beautiful views of the lake and the neighbouring fells. The village and the surrounding area are also of historical interest. Dunmallard Hill, adjacent to the village was the site of an Iron Age Fort and is one of a number of ancient sites dotted around the locality. The village has three good quality pubs which serve food together with tea rooms and a small number of shops providing essentials from groceries and outdoor equipment to souvenirs. The Ullswater steamers also depart from here providing trips along the seven mile lake to Howtown and Glenridding.
The area around the village abounds with stunningly beautiful walks offering a variety of terrain and duration. Visitors can enjoy walks around Ullswater, the second largest lake in the Lake District National Park or through woodland or along the river. The dramatic waterfall, Aira Force, is situated about half way along the lake between Pooley Bridge and Glenridding and for more challenging expeditions the lake is bordered by the mountain ranges of High Street and Helvellyn.
Penrith located at junction 40 of the M6, is approximately five miles from the village and is the nearest town providing access to a railway station, the local hospital as well as banks, shops and supermarkets. The market town of Keswick is also within easy travelling distance at approximately 20 miles from the village.


  • Customers' Choice 2020, 2018


Cot Available - Cot


Internet Connection - Internet Wifi

Open Fire

Pub within 1 mile

Washing Machine

Woodburning Stove


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 1 pet allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site parking unavailable

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 27 reviews


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  • Worcestershire

  • Family


out of 10

A lovely cottage in an ideal location to soak up the beautiful area around Ullswater. Very cosy and spotlessly clean with everything you need. Despite no parking , this wasn't a problem as free car parking less than 30 secs away in the village. we had a lovely week, thank you !

1 Aug 2022


  • Newport Gwent

  • Couple


out of 10

Wonderful cottage full of character and very well equipped.The location was brilliant with plenty of eating places and lovely walks on the doorstep.

19 Jun 2022


  • Hertfordshire

  • Family


out of 10

So loved our stay - the cottage was wonderful as is the location!

8 Jun 2022

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