Bassenthwaite Cottages

Escape to the tranquil beauty of Bassenthwaite, a gem nestled in the Lake District that beckons with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Surrounded by rolling hills and the majestic Bassenthwaite Lake, this idyllic holiday destination offers a perfect retreat for those seeking serenity. Imagine leisurely walks along the lakeshore, the gentle rustle of leaves in the nearby forests, and the breathtaking views of Skiddaw, the region's fourth-highest mountain. Our charming and cosy Bassenthwaite cottages are ideal whatever the season. From dog-friendly to family-friendly, cottages with hot tubs or a romantic break for two, we've got you covered. Bassenthwaite provides a laid-back setting for unwinding and embracing the unhurried pace of life. Whether you're exploring the nearby wildlife at the Lake District Wildlife Park, enjoying water activities on the lake, or simply basking in the natural beauty that surrounds you, Bassenthwaite promises a rejuvenating escape for those seeking a peaceful and relaxed getaway.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our cottages in Bassenthwaite

This tranquil area in the Lake District National Park, offers a serene escape with a mix of natural beauty and outdoor activities. For an authentic Lake Distrcit holiday, this area delivers. With the largest collection of Cumbrian cottages, we have the perfect home away from home for you.

Here are the top five things to see and do from our cottages in Bassenthwaite:

Explore Mirehouse & Gardens

Explore the enchanting Mirehouse, a historic mansion surrounded by beautiful gardens. Discover the Poetry Walk, where verses are hidden throughout the grounds, adding a poetic touch to your stroll.

Experience Bassenthwaite Lake

Experience the unusual by taking a boat tour on Bassenthwaite Lake. Discover the mysterious stories and legends associated with the lake while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.

The Pheasant Inn's Forest Walk

Embark on a forest walk starting from The Pheasant Inn. This woodland trail is adorned with sculptures and artworks, creating a whimsical and artistic outdoor experience.

Head to the Bassenthwaite Osprey Watch

Head to the Lake District Wildlife Park for the Bassenthwaite Osprey Watch. Witness these magnificent birds of prey in their natural habitat, adding a touch of wildlife excitement to your visit.

Peter Rabbit & Friends Treasure Trail

Delight in a family-friendly adventure with the Peter Rabbit & Friends Treasure Trail. Follow the trail inspired by Beatrix Potter's beloved characters, combining outdoor exploration with a touch of literary charm.

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