Woodland Crag cottage is situated in a small hamlet on the road to the rear of Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage close to the famous Lakeland town of Grasmere. There are just a handful of cottages and a farm in this tranquil location that it is within very easy walking distance to the centre of Grasmere. The historic property built of Lakeland stone about 200 years ago now provides extremely comfortable cosy cottage accommodation for six people with all the modern equipment and facilities one could want. The only noise to disturb the peace of this property is the stream which runs at the side of the house.
Accommodation comprises downstairs of hallway with coat and boot rack, spacious tastefully furnished lounge with feature fireplace and an open fire, and cottage style kitchen / dining area with all modern appliances, downstairs bathroom. Upstairs you have a large double bedroom, smaller double bedroom, twin bedroom and separate bathroom.
Outside there is a small well planted garden at the rear to enjoy, as well as an enclosed, shingle patio area at the front of the property.
Parking is available outside the cottage.
Grasmere is only a short walk down the lane. Famous for being home to William Wordsworth; he once described it as “the loveliest spot that man hath ever found”. The Wordsworth Cottage and museum are a short stroll from the cottage. Now the town is a bustling hive of activity and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Lake District. It is home to the famous Sarah Nelson’s Gingerbread and the traditional bakery and quaint shop is well worth the visit. It has several art galleries, gift shops, a selection of outdoor equipment retailers, and a Co-op convenience store.
Ambleside at just under 5 miles is just a short drive away or a pleasant walk and a bus service runs regularly between the towns. Keswick is approximately 13 miles away.