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Grizedale Cottage

Outgate near Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972644)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
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  • Mrs Lowe

    “This was our first time at this particular cottage and we would stay again without hesitation.”

    It is situated close to Hawkshead and the local pub, the Outgate Inn is just a 2 minute walk from the doorstep.

    It is situated close to Hawkshead and the local pub, the Outgate Inn is just a 2 minute walk from the doorstep. We had some amazing walks straight from the cottage and the views overlooking the fields are amazing. Lovely and quiet, plenty of parking and allowed us to fully relax. The log burning stove was a bonus but the central heating system already kept the cottage nice and warm. Kitchen, bathroom and other areas all well appointed. Would highly recommend.

The property

This cosy, romantic cottage has a log burning stove for cuddling in front of on chilly evenings and sunny patio area to take in the views on a lazy summers evening.

Located midway between Hawkshead and Ambleside with Langdale only 5 miles away the area is ideal for those wanting to explore on foot or bike.

Being all ground floor the cottage is perfect for those who have difficulty with stairs. Outgate is a rural hamlet located 1 mile from Hawkshead, 5 miles from Langdale and 4 miles south east of Ambleside with village inn serving real ales.

The area is perfect for those looking to explore the south lakes whilst staying in an area away from the hustle and bustle of the main tourist hot spots.

Walks can be taken from the door with Latterbarrow, Tarn Hows and Blelham Hows are easily reached.

Hawkshead, with its white washed houses, archways and alleyways, is a mile away with shops, bars and restaurants as well as Hill Top where Beatrix Potter famously got her inspiration for her books.

Ambleside is a 10 minute drive and the ferry to take you across the lake to Windermere is also a short drive.

Grizedale Cottage is located on Bracken Fell, a cluster of 5 cottages converted from the farm buildings with shared use of the grounds and can be rented alongside Latterbarrow Cottage sleeping 4. Grizedale Cottage provides a cosy retreat for a romantic break at any time of year with a log burning stove to cuddle in front of on chilly evenings or relax on summers evenings on the patio whilst taking in the stunning views. The cottage, all on ground floor level, is gas centrally heated and comprises: Dining/lounge with TV, DVD player and log burning stove. Large kitchen with electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and microwave. Master double bedroom with king size bed and en-suite cloakroom with hand basin and WC. Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC. All gas, electric, bed linen and towels provided. Cot and highchair available. Private parking for 1 car per property plus extra parking for guests. Private patio area with garden furniture and shared use of the communal gardens.


  • All ground floor
  • 1 x double bedroom with en-suite washbasin and WC
  • Living and dining room
  • Breakfast kitchen
  • Bathroom with overhead shower, washbasin and WC.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, TV, DVD
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 1 car plus extra for guests
  • Patio with garden furniture plus shared use of large communal lawned gardens
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Country inn 5 mins walk
  • Hawkshead 1 mile.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.

About the location


Windermere 4 miles; Grasmere 4 mile; Keswick 15 miles.

Lying at the northern tip of Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes, with Grasmere and the Langdale Valley just a short drive away. There is plenty to do here - cruises, boat trips and watersports on Lake Windermere itself and numerous shops, restaurants and pubs in the village to suit all tastes. On the lakeside at Waterhead, the parkland offers lovely views down the lake and a short stretch of beach, whilst a walk in the other direction, following Stock Ghyll through woodland, will bring you to the entrancing waterfall of Stock Ghyll Force. Along with the Lake and the great walking on offer, Ambleside is also famous for its annual rushbearing ceremony and the diminutive 17th century “Bridge House” - one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District and now the National Trust Information Centre.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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