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Situated in the heart of Coniston, The Gallery is an ideal base to explore the village and the Lake District. This delightful property lends itself perfectly to couples, families and friends looking to be based right in the village.
Perfectly positioned, The Gallery is in a great location for exploring Coniston with all the amenities, less than a 3-minute walk away. Visitors to The Gallery can leave the car parked outside and easily explore the surrounding area on foot.
There's also plenty of easy access to the surrounding fells and mountains nearby, The Old Man of Coniston, Dow Crag and Torver are only a short walk away making the property ideal for walkers, mountain bikers and those who simply want to relax and unwind. Ambleside with all its facilities is just over a 20 minute drive away.
Ground floor
From the Victorian timber and slate porch, guests enter the hallway and then the living area: the kitchen, through to a spacious dining area, to the sitting room. With numerous large windows, there's plenty of light and the open-plan layout makes it very spacious and perfect for bringing everyone together
The kitchen is modern and well equipped with gas hob, electric oven, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, and washer/dryer, and a freezer under the stairs. The dining area is situated just off the kitchen allowing families and friends to gather in the heart of the home.
The spacious and relaxing sitting room has views to Grizedale Forest and has two large, comfy sofas and a comfy reading chair. There’s a TV, DVD and CD player, plus lots books, games, and DVD’s; everything you need to make it feel like home from home. There are also folders full of local, and not so local, walks to help plan your days out.

First floor
Upstairs there is a sleek and modern bathroom with a large luxurious bath and shower and two double bedrooms, one of which can be converted to singles.
Bedroom 1 - double bed, with views to Grizedale Forest Bedroom 2 - king size bed (or twin 2'6'' single beds).
Bathroom with WC & shower over bath.

Outside
To the front of the property is a small sitting out area, with two chairs and a table, just right for relaxing with a summer coffee. Coniston Water can be reached on foot in just 10 minutes, the perfect space to picnic, watch the world pass by, take the gondola across the water to beautiful Brentwood, hire a boat, or simply splash around in the water.

Travelling with a dog?
We can offer free use of a 1 acre enclosed field in Coniston village, perfect for off the lead running, walking, training and playing. Use by arrangement only. Please contact the office for availability.

Facilities included
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen & towels, Wi-Fi.

Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair.

Parking
Parking for 1 car on drive - other parking nearby.

Nearby
Public Transport 600 yards
Pub 200 yards
Shop 50 yards

Cottage Postcode
LA21 8EW

Accessibility Guide
https://www.accessibilityguides.org/content/gallery

Local Activities
Coniston is an excellent centre for outdoor enthusiasts, with some superb climbing, walking, water sports, fishing and cycling to be had all year round.

For cycling enthusiasts there are some fantastic trails to be found in the area and the delights of Grizedale Forest are only a short ride away. For runners of all abilities the Lakeland Trail series visits Coniston yearly offering 5k, 10k, marathon and half marathon options. A favourite events amongst visitors and locals is the annual Coniston 14, 13.9 miles of scenic beauty as runners of all ages lap Coniston Water. For endurance athletes the Montane Lakeland 100 & Lakeland 50 events depart from Coniston each July and a whole host of water sports can be enjoyed down at the boating centre. Lastly for those who come to walk the area, no trip to Coniston would be complete without a climb up the Old Man of Coniston.

However for those who like to keep their feet firmly on the ground there's The Ruskin Museum, which depicts the fascinating history of the area including the famous water speed record attempt of Donald Campbell and on the eastern shores of the lake lies Brantwood the Victorian home of philosopher John Ruskin, where regular events and art courses are held. Should you just wish to relax during your time here then the tremendous landscape of cascading waterfalls, streams, lakes and mountains should help you switch off from modern life. Delights such as Tarn Hows and Grizedale Forest are nearby and prove to be ever popular with visitors of all ages.

Please see below links or enquire for more information.

www.coniston14.co.uk
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/steam-yacht-gondola
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/tarn-hows-and-coniston
www.conistonboatingcentre.co.uk
www.ruskinmuseum.com
www.forestry.gov.uk/grizedale
www.brantwood.org.uk
www.lakelandtrails.org
https://lakeland100.com/

E.S.
On Thursday, 10 Sep 2020
Thank you for making our holiday in Coniston at The Gallery so enjoyable. We were a bit apprehensive about what it would be like this year and whether we would feel comfortable but it was all absolutely fine and that was down to the arrangements you had put in place and the excellent standard of service we received. We will definitely book through you again and recommend you to others!
J.C.
On Friday, 30 Aug 2019
Great place, clean and very good layout. Thoughtful inclusion of all amenities in kitchen and throughout.
A.H.
On Friday, 19 Jul 2019
Very nice cottage. Modern, great facilities and felt like a home from home. Great location and lovely views. Will definitely recommend.
G.S.
On Friday, 31 May 2019
Great central location with parking. Very good standard with some extras. Particularly liked the open plan lounge / kitchen diner and the decor. Very nice homely property.
E.K.
On Friday, 31 Aug 2018
Lovely place to stay, top facilities, very modern.
S.S.
On Friday, 26 Jan 2018
Love the Gallery, it's our favourite place to stay each year.
M.W.
On Friday, 27 Oct 2017
Very pleased with the apartment, tastefully decorated, great location and very clean. We will be recommending to friends and family. Thank you.
F.F.
On Friday, 25 Aug 2017
Cottage beautifully furnished and well equipped in an excellent location to take advantage of village facilities and surroundings.
E.P.
On Friday, 28 Jul 2017
Lovely well equipped cottage, central location and perfect for our needs. 2nd visit at this cottage, we will be back.
 
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