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Little Parrock

Grasmere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1036554)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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12 Customer Review(s)

  • Martin

    “Little Parrock was rather “tired”when we stayed there 15 years ago.”

    The new kitchen is a major positive, but the rest of the house is now in major need of refurbishment. We can live with that for a week, and it could in some ways be viewed as part of the charm, but the priority must be to provide enough hot water for 10 guests to shower comfortably. Water ran out each day after 4 or 5 showers.

    The new kitchen is a major positive, but the rest of the house is now in major need of refurbishment. We can live with that for a week, and it could in some ways be viewed as part of the charm, but the priority must be to provide enough hot water for 10 guests to shower comfortably. Water ran out each day after 4 or 5 showers.

    - Martin, May 2022

The property

Resting on the edge of Grasmere village, you will find the beautiful dwelling of Little Parrock.

This beautifully decorated accommodation provides the ideal location for large families or groups of friends, who wish to celebrate their time together in style.

As you step inside the property and make your way into the practical boot room, admire the charm of the property before taking off your shoes and hanging up your coats on the pegs provided.

Wander into the homely sitting room and settle down on the sofas as you watch the bright flames from the pretty open-fire flicker with warmth and light.

Turn on the TV and scroll the channels for a movie that all can enjoy as you relax and unwind before an entertaining evening of fun and games.

Head into the contemporary kitchen and discover an array of handy appliances to help you out along the way.

Call the rest of the group to the stylish and spacious dinner table and crack open a bottle of fizz as you toast to an action-packed week of activities and time well spent with loved ones.

Climb the staircase to the first floor where you can while away the hour with a relaxing soak in the claw foot tub as you admire the beautiful blue hues and traditional furnishings of this tranquil bathroom.

Unpack your belongings into the ample storage provided in one of the many charming bedrooms including a chic king-size boasting a beautiful chrome bed and navy and white walls, as well as a second king-size with more traditional styling of light pink walls and dark oak furniture with green accents.

The third of the bedrooms is home to three single beds and provides the perfect place to practice your geography with the awesome feature wall displaying a large section of the world globe on its wallpaper.

Those who seek some alone time can retire to the airy single bedroom with clean white furniture and views of the countryside from the window that sits across from the bed.As you wake the next morning, head down to the ground-floor and freshen up with a wash in the shower room boasting striking black and white tiles.

Make the most of the luscious green garden with a picnic on the lawn during the warmer months, as you bask in the sunshine and sip on a refreshing beverage.

Head into the centre of town and explore the quaint local shops and charming art galleries before stopping off at the local gingerbread store and picking up some tasty treats.

Head into Bowness-on-Windermere and enjoy a peaceful stroll along the lake before visiting The World of Beatrix Potter and learning of the wonderful works of this great writer.

Walk with the family through Orrest head and look out for the Gruffalo that lies within!

For a memorable holiday to the beautiful lake district, stay at Little Parrock.


  • Five bedrooms: 2 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x triple, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, hand held shower, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Open fire and woodburning stove
  • Two electric ovens and induction hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available in property
  • Ample parking
  • Large enclosed garden with lawn
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop 1.1 miles; pub 0.7
  • Note: this property has a damage deposit of £100
  • Please Note: Dogs are not allowed upstairs

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

About the location


Ambleside 5 miles; Windermere 9 miles; Keswick 13 miles.

Situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park is the lovely village of Grasmere, probably best known as the home of William Wordsworth, a place he once described as "The most loveliest spot that man hath found". Any visit to Grasmere needs to include The Grasmere Gingerbread shop, where the Wilson family has been making gingerbread for over 60 years. Also in the village are a number of shops, pubs, a church which dates back to the 13th century, and Grasmere Lake. Grasmere Sports takes place every August, where you can watch participants compete in a variety of sports, including Cumberland wrestling. Just five miles away is the town of Ambleside and Lake Winderemere where you will find shops, pubs, restaurants and the 17th century Bridge House, which is one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District. Cruises, boat trips and watersports can all be enjoyed on Lake Windermere, and the towns of Windermere and Keswick are also within driving distance. Grasmere is a wonderful base for your Lake District retreat.

Please Note: Dogs are not allowed upstairs.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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