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The Apartment, Betty Fold

The Apartment, Betty Fold, Hawkshead, Cumbria

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £304.00

This comfortable, ground floor apartment near Hawkshead, Cumbria sleeps four people in two bedrooms.

The Apartment is a welcoming, ground floor holiday property set in the grounds of the owner's tea room and art gallery, 1.5 miles from Hawkshead in Cumbria. There are two bedrooms, one with an en-suite, offering accommodation for up to four people. There's also a family bathroom and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside, there is ample off road parking and shared gardens. The Apartment is a charming base from which to discover this spectacular area.


Our visit to Betty Fold
On arrival we were met by fantastic views and beautiful gardens. The apartment is spacious and extremely clean with all the household equipment you require. You will find that you are central to most attractions. The weather was good. However, this is the Lake District so you cannot control it. There are 7 steps to the apartment which we didn?t find a problem. There is an alternative route down around a small scrub to access the apartment. The proprietor is extremely friendly and informative and just let?s you enjoy your stay. There is ample car parking next to the apartment. We will definitely be returning. Highly Recommend!

Cosy dog friendly apartmentin beautiful location
Located about a mile and a half from Hawkshead with easy access to some beautiful walks. The apartment is quite small but functions well. The kitchen has all you need although we did take our own slow cooker The owners were friendly and helpful and we had complimentary tea,coffee and milk on arrival
Andrew S

Lovely apartment in great location but needs a bit of TLC
We were initially disappointed when we first arrived as the apartment was a lot smaller and not as up market as the photos would suggest. However, once we turned the heating up and switched the dehumidifiers on it was very cosy and comfortable. All the appliances in the kitchen area and most of the furniture and curtains etc were relatively new but the bathrooms still need some TLC and parts of the apartment looked as though were still "work in progress" with curtains covering blocked doorways etc. The location and views from all the windows were fantastic and the owner was very friendly and helpful. The steps down to the apartment are steep and were slippy when damp so not suitable for young children or people with mobility problems. We really enjoyed our stay and would recommend this apartment as long as you don't book based on the photos!

Betty Fold
This is in a peaceful location outside the village of Hawkshead. Set in a beautiful hillside garden, the apartment is on the ground floor of the owners' house with its own private entrance. The apartment is very well equipped with everything we needed for our Lakeland holiday including excellent WiFi. Our dog was made very welcome too and enjoyed exploring the garden and the many walks within reach
Mary K

The setting of The Apartment, Betty Fold and the view were superb. The owner was welcoming and very helpful. The garden was wonderful. Everything worked well and we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Even the weather was good!
Mrs Spencer



Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided


Double Beds

Twin Beds


Gas central heating
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and games
Fuel and power included in rent
Bed linen and towels included in rent
Ample off road parking
Shared gardens with furniture
One well-behaved dog welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop and pub 1
5 miles
Note: There are 8 stone steps leading down to the property's private entrance

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Nearest Attractions

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

Hawkshead Old Courthouse - 0.7 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Tarn Hows - 0.8 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Beatrix Potter Gallery - 1 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Hawkshead Grammar School - 1.1 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Tom Gill - 1.1 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Steam Yacht Gondola - 2.1 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Wray Castle - 2.4 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Ruskin Museum, Coniston - 2.5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Skelwith Force - 2.6 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Hill Top - 3 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

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