Brampton 5.6 miles.
Resting in the idyllic countryside of Heads Nook in Cumbria is this tranquil lodge, High Rigg Shepherd's Sunset.
Boasting a hot tub overlooking far-reaching countryside, the lodge is ideal for a romantic escape or for a solo traveller to explore this delightful area.
When you arrive at the property, park your car and make your way down the fence and shrub-lined path to your abode; the wooden fencing in combination with the forest and wooden lodges adds a real sense of nature to your stay.
Step into the lodge and find your open-plan living space, complete with a plush king-size bed, perfect for resting after an adventurous day.
Cook up a hearty breakfast in the kitchen to enjoy at the dining table, or make your way outside to the decking to enjoy the view with a refreshing coffee.
When you return from a day of discovering the area, jump into the hot tub to ease your muscles as the sun goes down.
After a relaxing soak, flick on the TV and sink into the sofa to settle down for the evening before rinsing off in the shower room and catching some rest.
Explore your surroundings and venture out to some nearby attractions including the former ancient Benedictine monastery Wetheral Priory Gatehouse, which is now a popular destination amongst tourists.
The bustling city of Carlisle is also within easy reach and makes for a lovely day out of discovering more about the local area at the Guildhall Museum and Cumbria's Museum of Military Life.
Here, you can also stop for a picnic at the beautiful Hammond's Pond while you watch the boats race on the lake.
Just a scenic car journey away is the spectacular Lake District National Park, home to the impressive, Aira Force Waterfall by Ullswater Lake making the area ideal for all ages and abilities.
There is also an abundance of walking and cycling opportunities throughout the varying terrains, as well as plenty of watersports to try your hand at on Ullswater, Derwentwater and Windermere, including stand-up paddle-boarding and fresh-water swimming; be sure to pack your wetsuit!
High Rigg Shepherd's Sunset is a wonderful retreat whether you want to stay in and enjoy the tranquillity, or venture out and discover the area.