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Grizedale - Lake District

Outgate and Tarn Hows, Lake District
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • One mile from the village of Hawkshead and a short stroll to the village pub
  • An idyllic romantic couples’ retreat in the heart of The Lake District National Park
  • Spectacular views from the cottage in a peaceful location with walks from the front door
Property code: 78403

Set right in centre of the Lakes this stone-built cottage is the perfect place to escape and explore this beautiful region.

For the perfect romantic getaway filled with date nights in traditional pubs and days spent exploring outside, escape to the heart of the Lake District and call this bolthole home. Tucked away in the quiet hamlet of Outgate, tracks and trails lead straight from the local village and Lake Windermere is just 2 miles away. After days out and about, fire up the wood burner and settle down for a romantic night in, just the two of you.

Step inside this Lakeland cottage and find yourselves in the lounge, the perfect place to start your holiday with the roaring wood burner and stack of board games. After returning home from adventurous days out, relax into the sofa or the armchair, switch on the TV and unwind for a while before it’s time to think about heading into the kitchen and cooking up a feast. Spacious and light, with gorgeous green views, make light work of dinnertime and enjoy experimenting with flavours. With ample room for both of you, spend quality time cooking together and eating at the dining table before enjoying a sundowner on the patio. When it’s time to sneak off to bed, the king-size bedroom invites you to enjoy a good night’s sleep. Freshen up in the shower room and enjoy a coffee from the machine before you head out for the day. There is off-road parking for two cars.

A mile from home is the quaint market town of Hawkshead; leave the car behind and wander the beautiful streets which are dotted with the haunts of Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. If you fancy exploring on two wheels, Grizedale Forest is a great place to start (4.5 miles) or make a splash on the water and hop on a cruise of Lake Windermere from Ambleside (4 miles). Treat yourselves to a night off from the kitchen with a meal in the local pub which is less than a mile from your door.

  • 1 bedroom - king-size
  • 1 shower room with WC and en-suite WC
  • Wood burner - first basket of logs included
  • Netflix enabled TV
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, espresso coffee machine
  • Parking for two cars
  • Regret no children or babies
  • Garden with patio area and seating
  • Shop 4 miles and pub within walking distance
  • Free wi-fi included

 

Holly Popham

This property is personally managed by Holly.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 18 guest ratings

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Reviewed by David 10th September 2021

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We've just had a most enjoyable week staying at 'Grizedale' - the location was perfect, with beautiful views and the cottage is equipped and furnished to the highest standard, and puts some hotels to shame. The owners have thought of everything - including the selection of circular walks for guests to enjoy. We look forward to a return visit. DavidRead more & Jim Hide

Reviewed by Michael 3rd September 2021

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Ideal for 2 people and in a quiet spot. It would be difficult to fault the property in any way. The bed was particularly comfy. Only drawback, and this is no reflection on the property itself is that it is up a single track road which could make passing vehicles problematic. That said, not much traffic uses it so I wouldn't let that put me off.

Reviewed by Michelle 13th August 2021

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Absolutely amazing cottage with everything that we needed. Spotless, cosy and very comfortable. The views and the surrounding area are just stunning! Best holiday yet!! We will definitely be back. Thank you.

Reviewed by Caron 6th August 2021

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A little bolt hole in the Lakes. The cottage was immaculate, well equipped and cosy. There were plenty of walks to do straight from the door. The cottage is located up a very quiet lane but within walking distance of The Outgate Inn. It was, without doubt, the best accommodation we have stayed in.

Reviewed by Andrew 23rd July 2021

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Fantastic location, easy to access and use as a base for the whole area. Amazing views and walks available in all directions with two great pubs to try. The property has been finished to an excellent standard, very comfortable with everything you need. We look forward to our next visit!

Reviewed by Neil 16th July 2021

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Cottage is really very nicely placed to explore everywhere in the Lakes yet is very quietly situated. Pub a very short walk away and shops easily accessed nearby in both Hawkshead and Ambleside. Inside the cottage was immaculate and very comfortable although at 6'3" I struggled with the bed (footboard)!! Perfect for two people and would have no proRead moreblem returning or recommending to others. Hide

Reviewed by David 25th June 2021

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Lovely cottage in a beautiful location with walks from the door in all directions. Immaculately clean and extremely well equipped. Would have no hesitation in staying here again.

Reviewed by David 28th May 2021

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Reviewed by Rose 14th May 2021

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A very well equipped cottage in a lovely small village location, peaceful and beautiful but near a good pub! Large, very comfortable bed! The walks in this area are stunning and we also took bikes, which the cottage can accommodate. This is our second visit and we hope to return soon.

Reviewed by Debbie 7th May 2021

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The cottage was immaculate had everything we needed. Ideally located for getting out and about daily. Superb little pub at the end of the road for lovely food and drink at the end of a lovely day exploring.

Reviewed by Lesley 30th April 2021

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Reviewed by Susan 23rd April 2021

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Reviewed by Alan 4th December 2020

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Lovely clean cottage. Had everything that we required. Had a great stay.

Reviewed by Michael 2nd October 2020

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Reviewed by Kathryn 11th September 2020

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Great cottage for a couple with easy parking and a pub nearby. Cozy on a wet day with good central heating and a wood burner. Absolutely spotlessly clean and fresh. Very comfy bed.

Reviewed by Fiona 21st August 2020

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Grizedale Outgate is a perfect base for exploring the Central and Southern Lake District. Perfectly well equipped accommodation with everything you could need for a relaxing stay. Was exceptionally clean when we arrived. Will definitely be booking again in the future.

Reviewed by Chris 14th August 2020

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A recently refurbished cottage which was beautifully clean and very well equipped. A lot of the equipment looked as though it had hardly been used. It was quiet and a good base for visiting different parts of the Lakes. There is a pub with good food a few minutes walk away. A lighter tog duvet is needed though for the summer months.

Reviewed by Carol 17th July 2020

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The Lake District National Park is a superb choice for a holiday. If you love nature and the great outdoors, the Lake District is one of the UK’s most beautiful holiday destinations. Taking up the lion’s share of the north-western county of Cumbria, the region has been popular with visitors since Victorian times, and it’s the only place to find mountains in England. Peace and tranquillity characterise the wonderful Lake District, with 16 lakes, including England’s longest and deepest, there is much to see and do. Visit Coniston Water, Ullswater, Wast Water and Windermere for just a taste of what you can see in the Lake District National Park.

Small towns like Ambleside, Windermere, Hawkshead, Bowness-on-Windermere and Glenridding all make for great bases from which to relax and unwind between sojourns into the fantastic natural landscapes of the Lake District National Park. Wildlife and bird lovers can spot all kinds of lesser spotted species in situ, and walking trails reveal some of the very best vistas within English borders. To embellish the experience, you can enjoy some of the country’s cosiest pubs and restaurants, many found in picture-perfect locations.

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