Herdwick Place | Great Langdale

  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet friendly property
  • Number of pets: 2
  • Mountain view
  • Countryside view
  • Wi-fi
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Cycle storage

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Property rating: 4

Herdwick Place is ideally situated to enjoy mountain and valley walks from the front door, climbing and exploring the spectacular Langdale Valley. For cyclists there are numerous routes from the door including some that are ultra demanding climbs, through to the moderate 11 mile long Great Langdale Valley cycle trail which can be joined opposite the house, as can the 10 mile long 'Tour de Langdales' route. 

This mid terraced contemporary house has been completely refurbished and furnished to a very high standard. It now offers a modern, stylish and cosy base from which to explore the Langdale valley and beyond. The house is tastefully appointed throughout with local art and crafts much of which follows the Herdwick theme. Large windows throughout give the house an open feel with excellent views across Great Langdale Beck to Baysbrown Farm and Lingmoor Fell beyond.

The house is built over 3 floors with closed tread wooden staircases and all rooms have digital on demand heating radiators or towel rails.

Located on the outskirts of the village of Chapel Stile and a short walk from the church, Co-Op store, cafe and the popular Wainwrights pub. The facilities of Elterwater village, including the Langdale Hotel and Britannia pub are within a half mile. In the opposite direction, deeper into the valley, you will find both Dungeon Ghyll Hotels and the National Trust owned Sticklebarn all within easy reach via the valley path.    

Ground Floor
Lower rear entry level reached from the parking area, comprising entry hall with lots of space for boots, rucksacks and wet clothes. Leading to a relaxing snug / TV room with DVD, comfortable sofa bed, chairs and rug. The floor on this room is made of eco-friendly rubber that is soft and warm underfoot.

Ultility room (New Nov 2017) with oak flooring, W.C, sink, washer, drier and worktop freezer.

Stairs to first floor with space to stand bikes beneath.

First Floor 
Front door and porch leading to an open plan sitting room, dining area and kitchen. The newly fitted ivory shaker style kitchen (November 2017) has a light oak floor and has plenty of room for 2 cooks. It is fully equipped with integrated dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave, electric single oven and ceramic hob. The dining area features an oak table with comfortable faux leather oak chairs for 4.

The sitting area now includes a comfortable leather sofa and complementing chairs and has views across the valley to the fells beyond. The room is fully equipped with large screen smart TV, DVD and CD/radio. A bookcase has been stocked with among others a good selection of Lakeland books, walking, literary and fiction, along with board games for all to enjoy. A powerful broadband connection completes the room features and connects with the TV system.   

Second Floor
Bedroom 1 - double bed with side tables, fitted wardrobe, the dressing table is set beneath the window affording more of the valley and fell views. En suite shower room beautifully tiled, with local slate flooring, WC, sink, wall cabinet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 -  twin beds 2'6" can be put together to make a king-sized bed with a built in headboard and shelf. Also included is a new fitted wardrobe and chest/dressing table. More of those views from the window too.  

The main bathroom is large with local slate flooring and tiles, with bath/shower over, bidet, WC, sink, heated towel rail and an airing cupboard for additional drying.

Sitting area in the open front garden with bench, again with the views of valley and fells but also with the sounds of Great Langdale Beck. There is also a useful sheltered covered area to the rear of the house.

Facilities included
On demand radiator heating, electricity, bed linen and towels.

Available to hire 
Travel cot, high chair, stair gate.   

Parking for 2 cars at rear entrance & numerous spaces on the road directly in front of the house.

Public Transport 600 yards
Pub 700 yards
Shop 600 yards

Cottage Postcode
LA22 9JN

Local Activities

Great Langdale has excellent facilities for mountain/path cycling, rock climbing for both beginner and advanced, gorge scrambling and guided valley or fell walks all within a short distance of Herdwick Place. The Sticklebarn also holds all sorts of themed events year round, family friendly, films, ranger walks, social runs, relaxed music and a weekly quiz. 
For more serious runners Great Langdale Road Races also host 10k, half marathon and marathon races every year, including the Festive 'Christmas Pudding 10k'.  

Many of the activities are available for advance booking.

Please see below links for more information. 


About Langdale

Langdale is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, from hikers and climbers to fell-runners & cyclists. The area enjoys some of the best walking and climbing the Lake District has to offer. The famous Langdale Pikes, which are situated on the northern side of the dale are one of the most recognisable features of the area, creating a dramatic skyline.

Customer Comments

Lovely cottage. We spent our first wedding anniversary here and it has been a very relaxing, happy visit. Thank you.
S.S.D November 2018

Wonderful stay for our anniversary! Thank you for having us.
M.G November 2018

Excellent short break – managed to walk every day.
M.L November 2018

Absolutely loved this cottage; it's warm, bright, modern, immaculate – a great home from home and a pleasure to come back to after a big day out. Would without question come back again. Thank you.
D.J.P October 2018

Absolutely beautiful place to stay. Our little girl loved waking up to sheep in the front garden every morning. Beautiful walks and fantastic food at Wainwrights Inn. We will be back.
F.B September 2018

A fabulous spot for a sunny long weekend. The 'Herdy Lawnmowers' were a real treat. Enjoyed walks to the Old Dungeon Ghyll and The Drunken Duck and dinners at Wainwrights. A lovely break.
L&J September 2018

Thanks a lovely break with lots of walks!
B.F August 2018

Thank you for a lovely place to stay, home from home. A good location with good walks left and right. Sticklebarn is a great place to eat and to get out of the rain and we recommend walking to Chester's via Elterwater for a fantastic lunch or afternoon tea. We will be back soon.
C.K August 2018

Many thanks for a super stay! The bespoke gardening service was a true highlight. Certainly a 'Herdwick' place.
T.C July 2018

Such a lovely place to stay, we hope to be back. A great location.
N.C July 2018

Had a marvellous time here in the Lakes. Weather has been fantastic. Superb accommodation, we will be back!
B.G June 2018

What a wonderful 10 days we have had, we've had gorgeous weather, loved the house, celebrated a 'significant' birthday, loved the Britannia Inn at Elterwater and adored the walks! Thank you.
June 2018

A lovely 5 days spent in this gorgeous home. Perfect weather, walking and views. We would love to come back again.
June 2018

Beautiful house, gorgeous weather, perfect stay.
May 2018

Super stay, great weather, brilliant accommodation. We will be back!
May 2018

A beautiful place to stay in the Langdales, fantastic walking from the doorstep followed by a good night's sleep in Herdwick Place. Everything we want from the Lakes in one perfect bundle.
May 2018

In 2014 we started a journey to complete all 214 Wainwright Fells on that journey we stayed in this cottage. In 2015 we decided we would stay here again, we love it. This year Silver Howe was straight out of the door, our very last fell! Can't wait to come back!
N.E April 2018

We've been coming here for years. It's like a home from home. Great improvements, even more so as we can bring our toddler now as the stairs are much safer (no longer spiral). We will be returning!
March 2018

The Langdale Valley is the closest place to heaven on earth, this lovely home just made our stay even more heavenly. Thank you.
L.F January 2018

From the moment we walked through the door it felt like home. Having stopped in other Thrang Brow properties, this is the best. Warm, cosy and very well equipped. We shall definitely recommend and hope to stay again in the near future.
M.C Dec 2017

Very impressed with the property. Very cosy and warm and a real home from home. Thank you for making your home so welcoming and comfortable. We will return!
A.D Dec 2017

A fantastic few days in a lovely cosy cottage. Thank you.
S.A October 2017

It's a very fine home. Warm and cosy. The hills are beautiful.
N.S October 2017

Lovely home, exceptional walking around the Langdale Valley from the door.
P.T October 2017

7th time here, renovations are great, especially the stairs. Great week, will be back!
S.F September 2017

Too many times here to count, it never gets old. A beautiful house with superb views in one of the prettiest spots there is. I'm sure we will be back time and time again.
C.C September 2017

Excellent property, very well equipped. Will definitely recommend and return!
B.M July 2017

Lovely, comfortable stay. Love the changes.
S.D July 2017

Lovely stay, very comfortable, stayed in other cottages in the row but this is by far the nicest! Love the Langdale area, we will be back.
S.F July 2017

Lovely house, very cosy and comfortable and in a beautiful area. Lots of good walks straight from the door. Hope to come back soon. Thank you.
K.K June 2017

Our 8th time here. Love the new look in the house. Fabulous place, lovely location. Will be back.
A.H June 2017

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