Self Catering in Cumbria - Hawkshead

Areas: Lake District

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Forge, Hawkshead, Cumbria
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Sykes Cottages

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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £440.00 - 1051.00

This quaint end-terrace cottage on the Graythwaite Estate near Hawkshead in Cumbria sleeps four people in three bedrooms.

Forge is a charming end-terrace cottage set in a central courtyard location on the Graythwaite Estate's extensive grounds, near Hawkshead in Cumbria. With three bedrooms including one double with en-suite and two singles, the cottage can sleep four people. There's also a shower room and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area complete with a cosy open fire. Outside, there is ample off road parking and a private patio garden with furniture. With thoughtful furnishings and wonderful shared on-site facilities and grounds, including a swimming pool, trout fishing lake and children's play area, plus with the whole of the Lakes at your doorstep, Forge provides a pretty place in which to base yourself for a fantastic Cumbrian getaway.


The cottage was roomy, comfortable and very well stocked in the kitchen.
Dr Di-Stefano

Great location and fantastic swimming pool. We enjoyed being able to walk in the gardens & grounds of Graythwaite Hall.
Mrs Fletcher

A home away from home in a fabulous location.
Mrs Aldread

Services / Facilities:

Electric central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, shared use of tumble dryer in table tennis room, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, public phone in courtyard. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Kindling available 4/bag, coal available 8/bag. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Ample off road parking. Private patio with furniture. Shared use of estate grounds and facilities inc. indoor heated swimming pool, table tennis room, children's play area, fitness suite and 2.5-acre trout fishing lake. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops 4 miles, pubs 2 miles. Note: Water from private supply, fed from freshwater lake. Note: Fitness suite charged at 20/guest/week (15 for short breaks), payable on site. Note: Pool open 8.45am 7.30pm daily, with shower, 2 x WC and limited changing facilities. Note: Licence required for fishing, equipment can be hired locally, fishing FOC unless catch is made, then small fee applicable. Note: Limited mobile reception.

Changeover Day


Single Beds: 2
Double Beds: 1

Further Amenities:
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine
High Chair

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Graythwaite Hall Garden - 0.6 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Stott Park Bobbin Mill - 1.8 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Fell Foot Park - 2.6 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Grizedale Forest Park - 2.7 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Hill Top - 3 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Blackwell, the Arts and Crafts House - 3.3 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Lakeland Motor Museum - 3.4 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Brantwood - 4.1 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Coniston Water - 4.4 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Hawkshead Grammar School - 4.5 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Nearest Alternative Cottages

Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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