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Tent Lodge Cottage

Coniston, Lake District
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Family friendly
Towels included
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Property code: LCC56

Set among stunning scenery with a backdrop of the rugged Old Man of Coniston, this stunning property promises an extra special stay to guests. Sleeping four over two sumptuous bedrooms, it won’t be long before you’re off down to the estate’s private lakeshore area to have a picnic or even sailing your own boat off the jetty. The Coniston Boating Centre is only 2 miles away and you can hire kayaks and paddleboards or go for a gentle boat trip on the National Trust’s Steam Yacht Gondola. And when you’re worn out, you’ll have a gorgeous cottage to return to.

Step into this former 18th-century stable to be greeted with a beautiful open-plan living area where calming neutral decor paired with blue hues in the lounge create a cosy atmosphere for snuggling up in front of the wood burner. Cook up a storm in the kitchen among glossy white units and sleek appliances before sitting down to eat at the contemporary dining table, or heading out to the shared walled garden to dine alfresco. After a long day out walking, take an indulgent soak in the bath where grey and white tones make it feel like a spa, before slipping between the sheets in the opulent bedrooms among peaceful pastel colours.

When you can drag yourself away, take long walks through Grizedale Forest (5.5 miles) where there are trails to suit little legs as well as grown-up ones. If you’re feeling adventurous, take on a treetop challenge at Treetop Trek Windermere (8.5 miles), but if you’d prefer to keep your feet firmly on the ground go on the self-guided Bowness-on-Windermere Treasure Trail (start point 12 miles) and solve clues to find the fictional treasure. For romantic walks and independent cafes and shops, head to Kendal (19 miles) for the day.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • Bedrooms - 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom
  • Bathrooms – 1 bathroom with over-bath shower
  • Woodburner (Logs available to pre-order £8 per bag. Contact us for further information)
  • Kitchen – Electric oven & hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave
  • Washing and drying facilities available in shared laundry room with small honesty charge
  • Bed linen, towels, electricity and electric night storage heaters included
  • Nursery equipment – There is a small charge for this, please contact us for further information.
  • TV with DVD player
  • iPod Dock
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Garden furniture
  • BBQs available
  • Shared covered bike storage - Please advise us if you wish to use
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Arrival from 4pm
  • 1 dog welcome (School term time only. Regret no dogs during school holidays)
  • Lakeside access
  • Pub 1.5 Miles
  • For guests who wish to bring their own sailing boats a jetty fee of £25 and the usual Coniston Water regulations apply. Please contact us for further details
  • Maximum occupancy - 4
  • Enclosed shared garden
  • This property can only be booked as a standalone property and not in conjunction with a larger group booking involving other properties on site.

Holly Popham

This property is personally managed by Holly.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 20 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Clare 5th November 2021

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Reviewed by Kevin 29th October 2021

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Reviewed by Alison 15th October 2021

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Idyllic location, just a short stroll down to the lake which our dog loved swimming in!! Cottage was lovely - a real home from home. Richard and Wendy were perfect hosts - thank you. Would definitely recommend and can't wait to return.

Reviewed by Richard 3rd September 2021

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Reviewed by Jackie 30th July 2021

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Absolutely fantastic holiday in location and accommodation, Richard even provide lovely weather. Will definitely be returning and have already recommended to family and friends, couldnt fault it.

Reviewed by Abigail 25th June 2021

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I would highly recommend this cottage, it is the best place we have stayed in the lake district. Walks direct from the cottage, Hawkshead, Old man Coniston without having to get in the car and park up! There is a path from the cottage around the lake into Coniston Village. The location could not have been more picturesque, Private area access direcRead moret onto the lake where we took our kayak and paddle board. Its quiet and peaceful. Would go other times of year too. We will definitely book again. Hide

Reviewed by Gayle 4th June 2021

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But we love the cottage & had a lovely relaxing time especially walking down to the lake each evening with our dog

Reviewed by Robert 21st May 2021

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The cottage is in a great position. Coniston town is just a short drive where there are a number of pubs and shops. The building is old and characterful but it has been modernised to a good standard. There is no TV in the bedrooms though despite there being a socket near the ceiling obviously put there for a TV. Not everyone would find this a negatRead moreive though! Hide

Reviewed by Juliette 7th May 2021

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Reviewed by Susan 16th April 2021

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The accommodation was perfect. Richard and Wendy were friendly and available should you need them. Would definitely rebook.

Reviewed by Helen 23rd October 2020

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I rarely use 5stars as I usually think it has to be perfect for that. So to use 5 stars shows how much we thought of our cottage. Every bit of kitchen equipment you need. Clean and comfy downstairs and upstairs. We had dreadful weather but perfect to come back to log burner, comfy sofas and clothes dryer by the fire too!! Being able to walk to, swiRead morem in and play by the lake was great too. The owners were lovely. Very friendly and helpful. Perfect stay! 5 Stars indeed! Hide

Reviewed by Amanda 2nd October 2020

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Reviewed by Glenys 25th September 2020

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Reviewed by Suzanne 11th September 2020

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Stunning location, lovely private jetty to have a quiet picnic or even a dip in the lake. Cleanliness excellent.

Reviewed by Richard 17th July 2020

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Reviewed by Paula 4th July 2020

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This is a lovely cottage in a beautiful location with extensive, gorgeous grounds that go right down to the shore line. Its located about 1 mile out of Coniston so it's extremely peaceful and quiet. The hosts, Richard and Wendy, are lovely and helpful. This was our 3rd visit to the properties within the Tent Lodge group of cottages and we would defRead moreinitely recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Michael 16th March 2020

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This was a fantastic base for a few days enjoying the beauty of the Lake District, the cottage was well decorated, clean, homely and equipped with everything we needed. We were fortunate enough to meet the owners and what kind, friendly, helpful people they were. We would highly recommend this cottage to anyone with is stunning views across ConistoRead moren Waters. We will definitely be going back !!!! Hide

Reviewed by Elizabeth 14th February 2020

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Reviewed by Jo-Anne 27th December 2019

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The cottage was everything we had hoped for. Set in a great location with access to the lake. The cottage itself was home from home with all the creature comforts and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Our host was superb. Thank you.

Reviewed by David 20th December 2019

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We thoroughly enjoyed our Christmas week in Tent Lodge Cottage. The cottage was very comfortable and well equipped and is in a beautiful location. There are some lovely walks from the cottage and plenty more within a short drive. Wendy and Richard were great hosts and they quickly resolved a minor issue that cropped up. We would highly recommend thRead moreis property. Hide

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Adventure, memories and awe-inspiring natural beauty await you in the rugged, wild and unique Cumbrian Lake District where beautiful expanses of water merge with magical forests against a backdrop of dramatic mountains and fells.

This ancient land has been sculpted by time and nature and is the newest UNESCO World Heritage Site and the first UK National Park to be awarded this outstanding accolade. Poets, writers and artists throughout the ages have been instinctively drawn here; William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin, to name a few. The attractions and the diverse landscape will not fail to charm the young and the young at heart, whether that be thrill-seeking activities you seek, pure and cathartic inspiration or simply just some relaxation, you will find it here.

Cycling, walking, canoeing, white-water rafting, flying, parachuting and ballooning are just some of the offerings for any level of adrenalin junky. Experience the glory of nature in the wild or in a setting such as the Predator Experience where you can walk with wolves and learn about the importance of conservation. For a complete day of family, enjoy treetop capers at Go-Ape in the Grizedale Forest.

Vibrant towns and villages are there to be discovered, be it by land or water. You can step back in time and enjoy a steamboat cruise on a lake or leisurely unearth the dynamic scene of contemporary art, culture and some of the best dining in the UK by foot, bus or car.

The National Park is an area of breath-taking beauty that will leave you spoilt for choice, refuelled and inspired. So much so that you’ll want to come back time and time again.

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