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Thirwall Cottage

Bungalow -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Threlkeld, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England
This beautifully presented two bedroom bungalow which sleeps up to five and one dog is located at the foot of Blencathra mountain in the popular village of Threlkeld near Keswick. Due to the unique location of Thirwall guests can enjoy the spectacular views of St John's in the Vale and mountain ranges such as Helvellyn and Great Dodd from the comfort of their own living room, patio or the garden.
Thirwall offers the benefits of a modern,well presented single level accommodation for families or couples, either wanting an outdoor based holiday or just pure relaxation.
Listing #HL6132856
About the Owner
valerie s
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2015
Interaction with guests
We live in the bungalow at the end and will be on hand to settle you in and help in any way we can during your stay, just pop down and ask.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago


Date of stay: November 2018
paulsunley, VR Owner at Thirwall Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago


Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

By far one of the best houses I have booked for a nice relaxing time. The view is amaxing. The owners are very kind and helpfull. The house garden is very colourful and well maintained. A five min walk down the road is the horse...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank Rishi S
paulsunley, VR Owner at Thirwall Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you Rishi for taking the time to write your wonderful review. We re glad you and your friends enjoyed your stay with us. Whilst there is a regular bus service around the local area it is a little more in convienient to get about,...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best self-catering accommodations we have stayed in, the amenities were great, we were able to prepare and cook all our meals with ease, I even made my daughters birthday cake!! We were able to wash & dry our clothes after...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank EmmaL4851
paulsunley, VR Owner at Thirwall Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Hi Emma, Firstly a belated Happy Birthday to your daughter.Thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and there was plenty of things for you to do. The view is what wins everyone...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
Guests looking for a walking holiday can quite literally step out their front door and onto the lower slopes of Blencathra, taking them on to a number of walks including Sharps Edge, Skiddaw House and Lowscales (the later two can also be ridden on mountain bikes). Threlkeld is a peaceful, traditional lakeland village which has two village inns both of which serve local ales and bar meals, a coffee shop, Post Office.The village is ideally situated for Keswick and Derwentwater, the Central Lake District. Offering numerous attractions including Beatrix Potter, William Wordsworth, Go Ape, spectacular mountain scenery, lakeland villages and lakes. Alternatively head west to Cockermouth the birth place of William Wordsworth and Jennings Brewery.
Getting around
The village is ideally situated for Keswick, which is only four miles away, and is easily accessible by car, local bus or by walking along the old railway line. The village has easy access to the Central Lake District, Ambleside and Windermere is approximately a 25-35 minute drive. The main local bus route which can take you east to Penrith or west via Keswick runs every hour from the bottom of Blease Road. Once in Keswick you are able to take the regular bus route in to the central Lakes or continue west to Cockermouth.
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Penrith: 20.0 km
Threlkeld is 15 minutes off the M6 heading on the A66 west, and just 4 miles away from Keswick. Turning left off the A66 into the bottom of the village drive past both village pubs and the church on your left handside. On the next bend take the turning on your right up (Blease Road). Driving up the hill passing the village school on your right and then a car park also on your right. You will find The Bungalows Guesthouse and self catering cottages approx 50 meters after the car park on your left hand side. Thirwall is at the top end of our (white) building.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 30.0 km.
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