A charming & idyllic hideaway situated on the north-eastern side of Coniston Water, offering breath-taking views towards the dramatic Coniston Fells.
Part of the historic Townson Ground Estate, Campbell Cottage is a traditional 4 Star Gold Lakeland cottage, furnished to an exceptionally high standard. Enjoying the best of both worlds, the cottage is ideally positioned to enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the Coniston valley with Coniston village and its plentiful amenities just over a mile away.
Grizedale Forest and its labyrinth of trails is reachable on foot or via cycle from the cottage and further delights such as the charming village of Hawkshead, favoured by Beatrix Potter, or the recognisable skyline of the Langdale Pikes are just a short drive away.
In essence, Campbell Cottage offers couples, small families and friends a delightfully comfortable base, conveniently situated for enjoying the very best of the beautiful Lake District National Park.
Entering from the cottage garden through the French doors takes you immediately into the characterful lounge come dining room. Complete with original oak beams, wood burning stove and comfortable seating this warm and inviting room lends itself to cosy evenings and lazy days. There's also a widescreen Freesat HD TV & DVD should you ever bore of looking at the views from the cottage garden.
To the rear of the room, the cottage kitchen can be found. A beautifully modern galley kitchen, which has been superbly equipped by the owner, who has spent many years in the catering trade. Well equipped with Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer the kitchen also benefits from a Nespresso machine, Heston Blumenthal food processor and a crux smoothie maker (with recipe suggestions). Even the most discerning chef will find solace here.
From the lounge, guests can access the two charming bedrooms, both exuding quality and original features.
Bedroom 1: Double with garden views, a delightful comfortably furnished double room in creams and light colours.
Bedroom 2: A light and bright twin room decorated in blues and creams with door out to cottage garden.
The house bathroom, which is modern and bright in design enjoys a full-length bath with overhead shower, wall hung basin and WC. Complimentary toiletries from the Sedbergh Soap Company organic range are provided for all guests.
A charming country garden to the front of the cottage with slate shale areas, slate patio and flowering shrubs. The garden benefits from strategically placed garden furniture, parasol and BBQ making it a great place to soak up the summer sun or watch the seasons change. Enjoy a morning coffee or dine al fresco in the evening, surrounded by those inspiring views.
There is also slate-built utility room accessible from the garden with laundry facilities (washing machine & tumble dryer) plus an extra fridge/freezer. Secure cycle storage is also available here and the cottage offers immediate access onto the Coniston Water loop.
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.
Please note that a security deposit of £100 will be authorised a day prior to arrival for all Campbell Cottage bookings, this will be released on departure on the basis no damage has occurred at the property.
1 dog welcome 2 by arrangement
Guests will receive a welcome tray upon arrival complete with tea and coffee and biscuits.
Over the festive season (Christmas and New Year) guests can expect to find a complimentary Christmas gift along with decorated Christmas tree and Christmas gifts plus complimentary logs and coal.
Electricity, bed linen, towels, Modern App controlled Electric Heating System, Wi-Fi internet connection, Bose Soundtouch 10 wireless speaker to stream music from your devices.USB point, welcome tray provided on arrival, complimentary local organic toiletries, Espresso machine with complimentary capsules.
Parking for 2 cars.
Public Transport 1.5 miles
Pub 1.5 miles
Shop 1.5 miles
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 event 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.
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. A mile down the road, on the eastern shores of the lake, lies Brantwood, the home of Victorian philosopher John Ruskin. Open to visitors and with a new cafe, regular events and art courses are held here. Should you just wish to relax during your Lake District sojourn 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.
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About Coniston Village
In the heart of the English Lake District lies the historical copper mining village of Coniston. Perfectly positioned alongside Coniston Water and below the majestic Coniston Fells, of which Coniston Old Man, 2635ft, is the most famous.
We have the largest collection of accommodation in the Coniston area, so we are sure we can help you find your perfect Coniston cottage.