Thornthwaite Cottages

Escape to Thornthwaite, a hidden haven that feels like a slice of paradise. Imagine waking up to the melody of birds, surrounded by lush greenery and the crisp scent of nature. This charming spot, nestled in tranquillity, invites you to leave behind the chaos and unwind. With our cosy Thornthwaite cottages offering a home away from home, it's the perfect retreat for those seeking solace and serenity. Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway, a family adventure, or a solo escape, our Thornthwaite cottages are the perfect way to experience this breathtaking area. Thornthwaite is the ideal base for exploring the wider Lake District area, including the famous attractions of Keswick, Grasmere, and Windermere. We've got you covered from dog-friendly to family-friendly cottages and from luxurious to budget-friendly.


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Dog friendly holiday cottages in Thornthwaite


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

Explore Whinlatter Forest Park, located near Thornthwaite. This park offers walking trails, cycling paths, an adventure playground, and stunning views of the surrounding landscapes. Enjoy the beauty of Derwentwater, one of the largest lakes in the Lake District. You can take boat cruises, go kayaking, or simply stroll along its shores. If you're an experienced hiker, consider tackling Skiddaw, one of the highest peaks in England. The views from the summit are breathtaking. With the largest collection of Cumbrian cottages, we have the perfect home away from home for you.

Here are the top 5 things to see and do from our cottages in Thornthwaite:

Whimsical Garden Tour

Explore Thornthwaite's whimsical gardens, where vibrant flowers, sculptures, and hidden pathways create a magical atmosphere. It's a perfect place for a stroll or a charming picnic.

Tea and Tales at The Enchanted Cottage

Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of The Enchanted Cottage, where tea is served with a side of captivating stories. This cosy spot combines a love for literature with the joy of a good cuppa.

Moonlit Owl Prowl

Join a guided moonlit owl prowl, a unique experience to discover Thornthwaite's nocturnal inhabitants. Explore the woods and learn about these fascinating creatures from local experts.

Quirky Craft Workshops at The Art Nook

Unleash your creative side at The Art Nook, where unique craft workshops await. From DIY projects to offbeat art sessions, this spot offers a hands-on and imaginative experience for visitors of all ages.

Starry Nights at Thornthwaite Observatory

Gaze at the night sky in awe at Thornthwaite Observatory. Join an evening stargazing session to witness the beauty of constellations and maybe even catch a glimpse of a shooting star, adding a touch of celestial magic to your visit.

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