The pretty cottage
Enjoy the views from the lounge
Sink into the plump sofas after a day of exploring
A warming woodburner for those cooler evenings
Enjoy a family meal together
A great socialable space
Kitchen area
A pop of colour in the kitchen/diner
Spacious king-size bedroom
A cosy double bedroom
Modern bathroom
1 / 11  The pretty cottage
2 / 11  Enjoy the views from the lounge
3 / 11  Sink into the plump sofas after a day of exploring
4 / 11  A warming woodburner for those cooler evenings
5 / 11  Enjoy a family meal together
6 / 11  A great socialable space
7 / 11  Kitchen area
8 / 11  A pop of colour in the kitchen/diner
9 / 11  Spacious king-size bedroom
10 / 11  A cosy double bedroom
11 / 11  Modern bathroom

Three Springs

Coniston, Lake District
Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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Property code: LCC66


This pretty cottage lies on the fell about a quarter mile from the village and lake and is a firm favourite with our guests. Approached by a steep winding lane, the view is across the valley, coming to rest at Grizedale over on the east shore. Very well presented, the cottage offers guests comfortable accommodation, along with all the benefits of the nearby village amenities, with a fantastic landscape to explore, where you have one of a our most beautiful lakes, a rugged mountain range, plenty of activities on, in and around the water, and a good selection of pubs, cafes, shops and a microbrewery - perfect.

The Living Spaces

Park at the front of the cottage and walk through the little garden to the front door which enters into a hall and stairway. The hand painted kitchen is simple but has everything you need to prepare a good meal and is a pleasing place to dine.

The sitting room is light and airy, furnished with plump comfortable sofas and chairs, along with many personal touches to add ornament and at the heart of the room is a cheery log burning stove. From the window you have views and the whole makes a delightful room to gather and relax.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Upstairs are three bedrooms. To the front of the cottage is the master double with a king size bed and there is a further smaller double bedroom and a bedroom with a single bed. The bathroom has bath, overhead shower, hand basin and WC.

Garden Spaces

The garden is made for relaxing, with a patio area for barbecues and up some stone steps a terrace to explore and all with the most wonderful view as a backdrop.

With walks on your doorstep along with lake activities and a good selection of local inns and cafes, Three Springs will make the perfect Lakeland holiday home for couples or families.

The Location

Set the heart of The Lake District, Coniston is popular with walkers and those that enjoy getting on the water. The village offers plenty of shops, cafes, pubs and inns, the oldest being the Black Bull serving up its own micro brewed ales.

The big mountain is The Coniston Old Man, rising up over the village and lake. Climbable by any reasonably fit person, there are well-marked tracks to the summit. Even if you only go part way the view will be memorable.

East of the lake is the huge Grizedale Forest. A centre for all things woodland, there are trails that take you on a nine mile route, where on the way you can spot the many sculptures created by resident and visiting artists. At the visitor centre bikes can be hired for mountain biking, and at Go-Ape, the tree top assault course, you can find your inner Tarzan.

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

Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

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  • 3 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 double and 1 single bedroom
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath
  • Oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • Bed linen, towels, electric and heating included
  • Wood burner - first basket of logs or coal included
  • TV and DVD player
  • CD/radio
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Garden shed suitable for 2 bikes
  • 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Approach road is steep
  • Pub under 1 mile

This property is personally managed by Holly.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 16 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Judith 19th March 2020

A very clean and cosy cottage. With walking distance to village.

Reviewed by Susan 20th September 2019

Excellent cosy property well equipped , need to be fit to walk down to the village. Steep hill. Lovely garden to sit out very relaxing.

Reviewed by Sven 2nd August 2019

Lovely cottage, very well equipped and well suited for a family of 4 with a dog. It is a steep and scary drive up to the car park, but once there everything is perfectly set up. The garden is lovely, and we even had a meal outside once (weather permitting). Nice and well fitted-out kitchen, small but cosy living room, and a master and two smaller bRead moreed rooms upstairs. Only one toilet/bathroom but we managed well. Town centre is a short walk with a fish-and-chips shop on the way. Hide

Reviewed by Katrina 5th July 2019

A great view of Coniston and a nice big lounge, but access road very narrow and steep- difficult for a large jeep. Could not fit two cars in the parking space. Garden was not fully fenced so dog could escape and was very steeply stepped so not good for small children.

Reviewed by Andria 12th April 2019

This cottage is set at a very steep access road with a sudden sharp turn but is well worth the journey. The views are amazing and the cottage is an ideallic retreat at the end of a day exploring. It is a short walk from the lake and local shops. Everything you need is provided, even a very welcomed tray of tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival! The cRead moreottage is beautifully decorated with local pictures and ornaments adding to the cosy environment. Hide

Reviewed by Wendy 15th March 2019

A beautiful cottage in an excellent location. Would highly recommend for a relaxing break.

Reviewed by Tracey 21st December 2018

Beautiful cottage, its like home from home.

Reviewed by Jane 31st August 2018

Beautiful cottage in a fantastic location for Coniston village. Everything we hoped for for and more, would definitely stay again.

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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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