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Tarn Hows Apartment

Coniston, Lake District
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Complex of properties
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • One of a pair of neighbouring apartments in the heart of Coniston
  • This first-floor property features a shared garden in a secluded part of the town
  • The apartment is part of a property occupied by Donald Campbell during his last attempt at the world water speed record
Property code: SZ461

Perfect for exploring the heart of the Lake District, this pretty apartment offers spacious and tasteful accommodation for four guests, making it a fantastic holiday base for couples and families.

The apartment is ideally situated for keen walkers, with plenty of fells nearby including The Old Man of Coniston, Wetherlam and Swirl How (all within 3.5 miles). The thriving village of Coniston is home to the Ruskin Museum, and there’s a range of great places to eat and drink. The shore of Coniston Water is just half a mile from the apartment, where you can take part in a range of water sports including kayaking, canoeing and sailing, or take a cruise across the lake by steamer. Heading east, the village of Hawkshead (4.5 miles) is at the head of Esthwaite Water and is known for its links with the author Beatrix Potter. Windermere is just 3 miles further on.

Entering the property, the ground-floor reception area is shared by the two apartments and features shared laundry facilities including a washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board. An internal staircase leads you up to this first-floor apartment. Stepping inside, the entrance hall has a trouser press and plenty of space to leave your coats before you enter the light and airy lounge. This is a warm and inviting space, perfect for unwinding in at the end of the day. Here you will find lots of comfortable seating, a TV, DVD and a wood burner-effect electric fire. Exploring further, the bright and stylish kitchen/diner is perfect for cooking and enjoying all your favourite meals. The kitchen has a range of useful equipment including an electric oven with gas hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. The apartment has two charming bedrooms: the double room is decorated in gentle pastel shades and features a romantic four-poster bed, and the fresh, relaxing second bedroom has a super-king-size bed. Each bedroom has its own en-suite bathroom, one with a shower over the bath, one with a walk in shower and both with a WC.


Outside there’s a delightful private seating area with garden furniture within the garden which is shared with the neighbouring apartment. Here you will find more outdoor furniture and an array of colourful azaleas, rhododendrons and hanging baskets. Private undercover parking is available for up to two cars; please note there is a height restriction, but most vehicles should be suitable - vans and vehicles with roof racks may have difficulty. Lockable storage for bikes and other outdoor equipment is also available.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double with four-poster bed, 1 super-king
  • 2 en-suite bathrooms, each with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer
  • Welcome tray with homemade cake
  • Wood burner-effect electric fire
  • Oil central heating
  • TV, DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Shared garden with outdoor furniture - private seating area within this shared space
  • Private off-road undercover parking for 2 cars
  • Regret no pets
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Shared laundry facilities – washing machine and tumble dryer in reception area
  • Pub 400 metres, Coniston Water 0.5 miles
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Ben Davidson

This property is personally managed by Ben.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Cathy 27th May 2022

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Four of us stayed in this lovely comfortable apartment, in the heart of Coniston. There was a small supermarket, shops, four pubs and take away pizza all within easy walking distance. We really valued being able to access the beautiful Coniston fells from our doorstep. Elizabeth and Anthony are kind and lovely hosts. The laundry room was also a greRead moreat asset. Hide

Reviewed by Charlie 3rd April 2022

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We had such an amazing time, the location was perfect, the apartment was spotless and just like in the photos. Great value for money. Would definitely return here =)

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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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