Stunning views and a fine rural setting for Castlerigg, which nestles on the lower slopes of Blencathra just over half a mile from the village of Threlkeld and within the grounds of the Blencathra Centre. Castlerigg is ideally placed for walking amidst some of Lakeland's finest peaks, nearby paths will take you to the summits of Blencathra and Skiddaw or you can explore the trails up the valley and join the Cumbria Way on its northern route through the National Park. Threlkeld has two good pubs which are always good for bar meals and your nearest town Keswick is the place to be for shopping, lake cruises, theatre and much more.
Castlerigg is one of four properties at the Blencathra Field Studies Council, the others are Borrowdale, Latrigg View and Derwent Cottage. All offering amazing views and an excellent place to hike through the Northern Lakes. These properties are the optimal place 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. Meals are available in the centre.
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Accommodation: Enter into the hall way with the lounge/diner,and kitchen all open plan. Renovated in 2017 with the active in mind for a base after a hard days hike, Comfy seating, TV Freeview and wi-fi. A modern bathroom, with shower, WC and basin. A double bedroom with views over the fells.
Outside: Parking in allocated area. Bike storage available.
No pets* non-smokers please * duvets/beds made up for arrival * electric hob * electric oven * dishwasher * microwave * fridge/freezer * travel cot and high chair available - please order * electric heating and hot water * Wi Fi * all fuel included * towels included *
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