Aira Force waterfall, Ullswater, Lake District

Aira Force waterfall, Ullswater, Lake District

The most popular and most highly visited of the many spectacular waterfalls in the Lake District is Aira Force, on the northern shore of Ullswater between Watermillock and Glenridding.

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Eden House, Bardsea

Eden House

Sleeping up to fourteen people in a range of six flexible bedrooms, this detached property is in the grounds of a country house hotel in Bardsea.
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Hall. Spacious beamed sitting room with open fire and arch to dining room. Well equipped farmhouse style kitchen with dining area. Shower room/WC. First floor: Double bedroom. Double bedroom with …
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