Bowness-on-Windermere 2.5 miles. Cedar Lodge, a wonderful, detached cottage, is located on the outskirts of the tranquil hamlet of Storr in Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria. Cedar Lodge is a terrific base for a family of six's break in the Lake District National Park, featuring tasteful furnishing throughout, along with enjoying the peaceful surroundings of a forest. After parking in one of the three off-road spots, take a moment to appreciate your fantastic setting before entering this lovely property. Upon entry, you will be greeted with the living/dining area, which features stylish furnishings and seating for you to relax in front of the electric fire. Other lounging options in the property include a beautifully-appointed sitting room with a Smart TV and woodburning stove, as well as a snug, a more intimate space where you can curl up with a book. Continue to the kitchen/diner, a space not only featuring a convenient washing machine and tumble dryer but providing you with everything required to make nourishing meals for all to enjoy. Choose from a variety of dining alternatives when it comes to dinner, including two within the house and outdoor eating options in the rear garden. When it's time to retire for the night, there are two stylishly decorated twin rooms, with one offering a zip/link bed, on the ground floor that share a large wet room, as well as a large king-size bedroom on the first floor with an en-suite bathroom enjoying a bath and separate walk-in shower. After a well-deserved rest, relax with a cup of coffee in the conservatory before venturing out to explore the vast garden, which features an enchanting stream and views of the woodland. Not only can you find your amenities, but you also have access to a marina with a ferry port, which offers rides to Lake Windermere's west shore, the interesting World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and treks through Brant Fell Viewpoint; all in Bowness-on-Windermere, which is only a short drive away. Continue to Windermere to take advantage of the lake's many activities, such as the Windermere Motorboat Racing Club and the Windermere Outdoor Adventure Centre, where you can have a lot of fun in the water, before playing golf at Windermere Golf Club or taking a tour of the Jetty Museum to learn about the area's history. There are also some amazing walks from the door step including a walk to Ghyll Head Reservoir. Ambleside is not far away and offers a wide range of activities, including the Ambleside Climbing Wall and White Platts Miniature Golf, as well as the Zeffirellis theatre and the Armitt Library & Museum Centre. There's lots more to see in the National Park, such as the numerous walking, climbing, and cycling options within easy reach, as well as the several charming communities peppered around the park, such as Kendal, Ulverston and Keswick, to mention a few. For a fantastic break in the Lake District, choose Cedar Lodge.
About the location
Windermere Train Station 1.5 miles: Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 7 miles.
The vibrant twin towns of Bowness and Windermere hold enduring appeal for visitors to the Lake District National Park, with each providing a range of nearby attractions, amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. A variety of boat trips and boat hire are available from Windermere Lake Cruises in Bowness to Brockhole, Ambleside and Lakeside (at the southern end of the lake where the Lakeside Aquarium and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway are situated). The World of Beatrix Potter attraction and the Old Laundry theatre are 1.5 miles away. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is a 30-minute walk to enjoy the spectacular panorama of far-reaching views over the lake and surrounding fells. Brockhole, which offers high wire tree top experiences, is less than two miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There are also a variety of watersports on offer for the more energetic at marine centres along the lake. The area is ideally situated for exploring all that this region has to offer, whether by foot, bike, car, railway or bus; and is within easy reach of attractions such as the spectacular Langdales, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House at Far Sawrey, Coniston, Grizedale Forest Park, with its delightful walks and famous outdoor sculptures, mountain biking and “Go-Ape” adventure park, Ullswater, Kendal, Keswick, stone circles, Roman forts and England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike.