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Blencathra, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1043033)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Jane

    “A wonderful property, very well equiped and clean.”

    Lots of walks straight from the door and brilliant views through the trees. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay and hope to visit again next year. Thank you!

    Lots of walks straight from the door and brilliant views through the trees. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay and hope to visit again next year. Thank you!

    - Jane, June 2022


The property

Borrowdale will surely make a fine location for a walking holiday in any season. Set on the lower slopes of Blencathra within the grounds of the Blencathra Centre you will find an amazing array of walks from the door. Simply follow the paths up the valley and join the Cumbria Way as it makes its way north into some of the more remote parts of the Northern Fells, or challenge yourselves to explore the majestic heights of Blencathra or Skiddaw. With Keswick town handy for shopping, theatre, and lake cruises you will be well placed for eating out whilst the two good pubs in Threlkeld will make you welcome if you want to stroll down the hill into the village. Borrowdale is one of four properties at the Blencathra Field Studies Council, the others are Castlerigg, Latrigg View and Derwent View. All offering amazing views and the perfect place to hike through the Northern Lakes. These properties are suitable for the active and offer a warm and comfortable base. Blencathra Centre was Cumbria Tourism Sustainable business of the Year 2016 and has achieved the Gold Award for Green Tourism and meals are available in the centre. Read more information about the Blencathra Field Centre >> Read More << Short breaks are accepted all year round Accommodation: Enter into the hall way and find the modern the lounge area with space for dining opening onto the immaculate and well equipped kitchen. Renovated in 2017 the setting of this property is excellent for active couples looking for a retreat after a hard days hike. From the comfy sofa kick back and enjoy catching up with the Freeview TV and making use of the wi-fi. The modern ensuite bathroom, with shower, WC and basin sits alongside the comfortable bedroom where you will find a king size zip link bed and enviable views over the fells. Outside: Parking in allocated area. Bike storage available.


  • All-ground-floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twins on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Secure bike storage
  • Garden with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


The charming village of Threlkeld is just to the east of Keswick in the Northern Lakes. The steep sided Blencathra looms over Threlkeld village, a popular starting point for walking the mountain. Threlkeld's history reaches back more than 800 years; the Romans were here from the 3rd to the 8th century, followed later by the Norse. In the village the church dates back to 1578 and there are two pubs that first opened their doors in 1688.
Though only a few miles outside Keswick, the village is tranquil and unspoilt with great views of Blencathra and the Helvellyn range.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas