Newby Bridge 1.5 miles. Enjoying an idyllic position in Lakeside near Newby Bridge, Cumbria is this Lake District cottage of Peony Cottage. It's perfect for couples who want to spend quality time together, and includes a private driveway with ample parking, so you can arrive and unload your luggage swiftly. You'll be pleased to discover a small but well-equipped kitchenette upon entering the house, which has everything you need to prepare tasty meals. When a delicious meal has been prepared, enjoy eating together in the tastefully furnished living dining room at the oak dining table over a glass of wine. Cuddle up on the leather sofa after dinner and turn on the Smart TV to watch your favourite show or movie, all the while warming your toes in front of the gas fire! When night falls, retire to the king-size bedroom, a tastefully appointed area with Velux windows which flood the room with light. The bathroom is next door and has a bath with a shower above it and is well stocked with locally made products and fresh white towels and robes, perfect for refreshing before a day of adventure in the Lakes. The property leads out to an enclosed patio with a hot tub providing relaxing dips and a bistro table for outdoor dining, making it the ideal setting for relaxing at the end of the day. Spend some time at Lakeside, a picturesque village that offers a variety of activities, including tours of the Lakes Aquarium, indulging in a spay day at the Lakeside Hotel & Spa, and riding the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway. Visit Newby Bridge, where all of your necessities are in one place, including hotels with friendly pubs and a petrol station supplying your essentials; the National Trust's beautiful point of Fell Foot is close by, with swimming and boating facilities. Take the boat from Lakeside to Bowness-on-Windermere, where you'll find Brant Fell, Windermere Golf Club, and Bowness Marina, among other attractions. Far Sawrey and Hawkshead are just a short drive from the cottage, and the Park itself has even more magnificent views to see farther afield, from quaint towns to majestic peaks; you'll never be bored. Choose Peony Cottage for a romantic getaway to remember.
About the location
Bowness-on-Windermere 8 miles.
The small village of Newby Bridge takes its name from the five arched stone bridge built in 1651 over the River Leven. The famous Furness Railway, one of Britain's oldest working standard gauge steam railways, runs between Haverthwaite and Newby Bridge. Visit the Lakeside Hotels and enjoy magnificent views across Windermere and the surrounding fells, or enjoy the Aquarium of the Lakes, where the naturally themed habitats, bring the history of the Lakes vividly to life. Bowness-on-Windermere provides a lovely day out, plus the picturesque village of Hawkshead still retains the charm and character that so endeared it to its most famous residents - William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter, and admire the views at nearby Gummer's How.
Please Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £150