Grasmere & Langdale, Cumbria & Lake District
Property Ref: 1001574 stars
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2

In a Nutshell

  • Two bathrooms
  • No Garden
  • Parking permit available
  • Wifi
  • Pub within walking distance
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine


Bakers Retreat Cottage is a cosy and characterful first floor apartment sleeping 4, centrally located just off the centre of Grasmere it is an ideal base for a memorable holiday in the Lake District.

Grasmere is internationally acclaimed not only for its Wordsworth connections but also as it sits at the northern tip of the lake with the fells towering above in the most stunning scenery imaginable. It is a walkers haven with low and high walks available in all directions.

A wide selection of tea rooms, restaurants and traditional village inns and a range of local shops including the world famous gingerbread shop and Heaton Cooper Art Gallery help to make this a popular destination at any time of the year.

Being situated in the center of the Lake District's most popular village, Grasmere, makes Bakers Rest a popular choice for our discerning clients. Converted from, as the name suggests, the old bakery, the property has been updated with all modern comforts, including en-suites in each bedroom. Only a few minutes walk brings you to the shops, restaurants, pubs and the lake.

The first floor apartment is centrally heated and comprises:

  • First floor: Large dining lounge with picture windows with window seat and open views towards Helm Crag, TV and DVD player with electric coal effect fire.

  • Kitchen with washer/dryer, dishwasher, oven/hob, fridge, freezer, microwave and island breakfast table.

  • Double bedroom with en-suite shower room comprising hand basin and WC.

  • Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC.

  • All gas, electric and bed linen included.

  • Garage for 1 small car and parking permit provided for nearby car park.

  • Cot available.

  • Free Wi-Fi available.

  • £100 refundable breakage deposit payable.

PLEASE NOTE A bathroom with bath can be made available on request. There is a charge of £10 and £5 respectively to hire a cot and highchair per week. Cancellation Protectiion is available, please ensure this meets your requirements prior to adding to your booking. Spa Treatments in the comfort of your holiday cottage can be added to your holiday reservation. To ensure these are available for your holiday, these must be booked and paid in advance.





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  • This is an excellent family holiday home, spacious, lovely location and well equipped with a super central heating system and plenty of hot water for us all. The cleanliness of the property was a1. Great support from the Lakes Cottage Holidays staff.

    The Bradburys

  • It was a fabulous place to stay, so central and a warm home from home. We will be coming back.

    The Davies'

  • Another fantastic week in Bakers Rest, great value!

    The Lag Frets

  • Perfect venue for a family social occassion. The house is amazing, we will be back!


  • For the second year running Bakers Rest was perfect, warm, beautifully decorated and equipped, in a great location. Thank you

    Mrs Lyrel

  • What a lovely property. Everything we needed and more. Here for my 50th birthday, the weather was great, what more can I say. Would love to come back.

  • Great central cottage, cant wait to come back next year, we travel from opposite ends of the country so the fact we can all meet here is fantastic. See you in 2010

    Malcolm Macdougal