Expect breathtaking views and a fine rural setting at Castlerigg, nestled 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. The 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. The village of Threlkeld has two good pubs which serve great bar meals and the nearest town is Keswick where you will find fantastic 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. Short breaks accepted all year round at Castlerigg and meals are available in the Blencathra centre for those lazier of days.
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Accommodation: Renovated to a high standard back in 2017 the property was developed with the active in mind for a base after a hard days hike. Enter into the hall way and find the delightful open plan living area with a modern sofa from where you can catch up on the day on the Freeview TV. The well equipped shaker style kitchen also has space for a dining table and chairs. The bedroom benefits from views across the fells and features a zip link king size bed, which can also be set up as two singles. Off the bedroom you will find the modern ensuite bathroom, with shower, WC and basin.
Outside: Parking in allocated area. Bike storage available.
No pets* non-smokers please * duvets/beds made up for arrival * electric hob * dishwasher * electric oven * 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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