Pelton Wheel Mountain Cottage
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The Mountain Cottages - Pelton Wheel

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Surrounded by mountains, waterfalls and with an exclusive hot tub this rustic mountain cottage offers a truly unique and unforgettable place to stay.

New for 2023: Now with free Starlink Broadband Internet

For those who love the countryside The Coppermines Mountain Cottages offer you the chance to explore the fascination of the fells or to simply relax, unwind, enjoy the clear mountain air and watch the quietly grazing Herdwick sheep, beneath a stunning panorama of mountain peaks.

Pelton Wheel is a delightfully rustic mountain cottage offering easy access onto the surrounding Coniston fells. This cosy 2 bedroomed cottage enjoys open views towards the Old Man of Coniston. Invigorating walks are available from the front door and there's a welcoming hot tub nearby too should you need to rest those aching muscles after a day on the fells.

Next to Pelton Wheel Cottage is our magnificent, restored waterwheel. Proudly situated at the head of Coppermines Valley, this spectacular waterwheel looks all the more majestic in this dramatic mountain setting. Making The Coppermines Mountain Cottages the most unique and awe-inspiring setting for any Lake District holiday.

Ground floor
From the front door you immediately enter the cottage kitchen with dishwasher, electric double cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer & washing machine.

From the kitchen access is gained into the cosy and snug sitting room & dining area with log fire, colour TV, DVD/CD player and views towards the Old Man of Coniston.

First floor
Bedroom 1 - king size bed or twin 2'6" single beds and views towards the Old Man of Coniston & small en-suite shower room & WC.

Second floor
Steep winding stairs up to -
Bedroom 2 - king size bed or twin 2'6" single beds & en-suite bathroom with shower & WC.

Hot tub available for your exclusive use next to the cottages (secluded hot tub located adjacent to parking area).

Please note open fells surround the cottages and livestock graze here. Due to the open nature of the fells we advise that small children and pets are supervised at all times.

Travelling with a dog?
We can offer free use of a 1 acre field in Coniston village. Use by arrangement only. Please contact the office for availability.

Facilities included
Bedding, towels, oil fired central heating, electricity, mains pressure hot water system, Starlink Broadband Internet, hot tub, initial logs for the fire.

Hot Tubs
You will have exclusive use of a hot tub for the duration of your stay. We aim to prepare all hot tubs ready for guest arrival, however for the benefit of all users we must comply with very high Health & Hygiene standards when servicing and maintaining our hot tubs. In the event of the hot tub needing a full service following a departure, we cannot guarantee the water in the hot tub will be hot enough for use the night of your arrival.

Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair.

Plenty of space around the cottage.

Public Transport 1 mile
Pub 1 mile
Shop 1 mile

Cottage Postcode
LA21 8HX

Accessibility Guide:

Property Notes
Please note that this cottage is situated within a mountain environment and as such, care and consideration must be given on approach to the cottage.

Cottages are reached by a road of pinnel stone construction, little changed from its original Victorian appearance, suitable for most vehicles except the lowest of sports cars.

For Sat-Navs follow the post code LA21 8HX, once you reach Coniston centre please ensure you take the small road between the Black Bull Inn and the Co-op.

Pelton Wheel Cottage interconnects internally with 3 other Coppermines Mountain Cottages for larger groups from 8 up to 22 people.

The four cottages, all with en-suite facilities, each self-contained, are able to be interconnected together in various combinations. They can sleep up to 22 people and each cottage also has the use of a private outdoor hot tub.

Carpenters sleeping 6
Millrace sleeping 4
Pelton Wheel sleeping 4
Sawyers sleeping 8

Two other cottages, Fellside Cottage and Slater Bob's, sleeping 2 and 4 guests respectively, are located around 500 yards further down the valley.

Weekends (May to October)
Please note that weekend breaks at this cottage have been blocked for potential wedding bookings. Should you wish to enquire about holding a wedding at the Coppermines during this period please telephone 015394 41765.

The Coppermines Mountain Cottages are located within the spectacular Coppermines Valley, near Coniston, Lake District. They are surrounded by mountains, crags, rivers and waterfalls and are truly an incredible setting for any Lake District holiday. Walking, hiking, climbing, cycling, wild swimming - it's available direct from your front door.

Climb the Old Man of Coniston, take a dip in a crystal-clear pool at the bottom of a gushing waterfall, hike the mountain paths and rugged crags, or simply pick a spot to relax and soak up the atmosphere of this majestic corner of the Lakes. On a break in the incredible Coppermines Valley you’re free to explore this ancient and breath-taking landscape at your own pace.

Coppermines Valley sits above the popular Lake District village of Coniston. Here you will find a selection of friendly pubs, local cafes and independent shops. The village sits on the shores of Coniston Water. For lovers of water sports there’s paddle-boarding, kayaking and wild-swimming on this spectacular stretch of water. You can also hire a boat or take a cruise on the gondola and soak up the majestic mountain views from the shimmering lake.

And with the rest of the beautiful Lake District National Park easily accessible by car or public transport, Coniston is the perfect base for any unforgettable break in the Lakes.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Log Fire / Stove
  • Number of pets: 4
  • Wi-fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
On Friday, 10 Feb 2023
Lovely cottage, quirky, everything you need is provided for. Love the water pressure on the shower. Hot tub a bonus after a days walk.
On Monday, 07 Nov 2022
We just wanted to say thanks for providing a lovely place to stay. It's such a brilliant location and felt very homely. We're desperate to come back to Coniston as the weather scuppered some of our plans so we'll definitely consider staying at the Coppermines Valley again!
On Friday, 20 May 2022
Fantastic cosy cottages in a gorgeous area. Cottage is lovely and warm and interconnecting worked brilliantly (we had Millrace booked as well)! We will definitely be back!
On Monday, 11 Apr 2022
I can't praise this property enough! The pictures just don't do it justice. And I'd like to say a huge thank you to the owner of the property for showing us such hospitality, showing us around the grounds, telling us the history of the mines and even turning the water wheel on for us, thank you for making our stay so amazing! We will definitely be returning!
On Friday, 01 Oct 2021
We had a lovely stay, the cottage is quaint, cosy and comfortable with everything we needed for our stay. You guys have the best customer service which is why we've used you for the past 5 years!
On Friday, 17 Sep 2021
Excellent location, good facilities - really enjoyed the hot tub.
On Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021
The Coppermines Mountain Cottages are very special set in a stunning setting. The recent addition of the waterwheel completes the sense of history and awe.
On Friday, 09 Jul 2021
Our stay was amazing, it was a fantastic first taste of the Lake District. The cottage had everything we could need. Beds were really comfy and it was spotless. Really close to to lots of lovely day trips and the village of Coniston was great. It was lovely to be able to take our dogs everywhere too.
On Monday, 03 May 2021
Loved Pelton Wheel Cottage and the surrounding area. Having the hot tub was an added bonus.
On Monday, 26 Apr 2021
Stunning cottage in a wonderful location - most certainly a favourite of ours!
On Friday, 31 Jan 2020
The location is amazing, nice to be away from the world. Hot tub, perfect.
On Friday, 30 Aug 2019
Beautiful setting and cottage
On Friday, 26 Apr 2019
Lovely location, clean cottage and reasonably equipped. Loved all the bits around the place and the bedroom flexibility (double to twin is great). Loved the hot tub!
On Friday, 29 Mar 2019
Amazing scenery! Lovely drive up to the cottage. Very secluded in the mountains and amazing for walks, very dog friendly too! Amazing service throughout our stay if we needed anything. Lovely for couples. Would definitely return. Such an amazing place to visit!
On Friday, 31 Aug 2018
Never fails to amaze us how nice the cottages are. We came to a beautifully clean cottage with amazing views and a cosy hot tub. Thank you for the memories.
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