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“cosy, comfortable country-themed cottage”
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Our Puddle Ducks passing The Nest cottage
new kitchen in The Nest
New kitchen in The Nest
unusual Bedroom in The Nest
Bedroom in The Nest
Lounge looking through to hallway and kitchen. There is a two seater sofa and chair in the lounge.
Shower room in The Nest
Puddle ducks
Our puddle ducks
The puddle ducks again
Letting the ducks out from their 'bedroom - shed' for a morning swim  Egg collecting Mar-Oct
Barn by the entrance to the yard by the cottages
Stream and benches across the road
Looking towards Skiddaw from the stream across the road from the cottage
Bassenthwaite Lake Shore - an easy walk (about 1.75 miles there)
The stream about 30 seconds away
Skiddaw Mountain - this view is about 15/20 mins walk from The Nest
One of our chickens by the stream with the ducks
The stream side about 30 seconds from The Nest
The stream side in Spring a minute from The Nest
Skiddaw Mountain and Bassenthwaite Village - this view is about 5 mins walk away
Skiddaw in the seasons - early Spring - taken about 10-15 mins walk away
lambing time on the farm
Ducks foraging for juicy bugs and insects in the woods across the stream
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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brian h
newcastle upon tyne
1 review
“cosy, comfortable country-themed cottage”
Reviewed 25 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

In a peaceful farm location. Fully equipped with all that two people would need. Everything had a country theme. Décor was fresh and clean. The cottage had ample heating even for colder days. Lovely location near a stream at the end of the farmyard complete with hens and ducks. Ideal for peace and quiet and for visiting this area of the Lakes

Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
7 Jun 2017
So pleased you enjoyed your stay in our bespoke "Nest", along with our farmyard animals which are quite an interest!. Look forward to meeting you again if you wish to return to the Lakes.
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Henry O
1 review
“A cosy location for couples visiting the north Lake District”
Reviewed 19 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Chose this particular cottage as we wanted to visit around the peaks of the northern Lake District. Was perfect retreat, warm and dry and and great place to come back and relax in after a day of walking! Would go back again in the future.

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Peter m
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Lovely property on a working farm set in a village”
Reviewed 4 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017
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A converted stable, perfect for two. The property is in the village near to pub and overlooking a stream and opened onto a small farm yard with ducks and chickens running around. From here we could access Keswick by car within 15mins where there are full amenities. We self caterered and the kitchen was perfect to do this. We could access walks from here and with skiddaw an obvious all day hike, without the need for the car. Owners were very friendly and accommodating. A great part of the Lakes.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
18 May 2017
Thank you for your kind comments. So pleased you enjoyed your stay in our quaint "Nest" . It has been likened to the tardis as it is larger inside than you think!
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liam M
2 reviews
“Beautiful cosy cottage”
Reviewed 24 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Booked the nest for a two night stay for my wife's 30th 21stapril-23rd April and we have had an amazing time , the nest was lovely and cosy couldn't of asked for a better cottage for a couples retreat , weather was perfect enjoyed some walks around buttermere lake and also braithetwaite lake with some breath taking views with trips in to keswick, Couldnt of asked for a more incredible warm friendly hosts then Alison and family made you feel welcomed the moment you arrived, even showed us the baby ducklings and allowed my wife to feed the lambs, I would highly recommend this cottage to anyone it is fantastic, hope to see you all again soon this time with our two little animals (daughter n son).

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Ant K
Northallerton, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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“Lovely Place to Stay”
Reviewed 19 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Spent a great couple of nights at The Nest. Perfect for two, cosy and warm and well sited for walks in the western lakes. Owners very welcoming and friendly.

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Management Response
5 May 2017
Thank you for your good review and so pleased you enjoyed your stay in The Nest. Look forward to booking you in again. Alison Trafford
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