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Crookwath Specialities.

 

Walk straight onto the fell from Crookwath Cottage and leave the car behind for a week! Many walks from the doorstep, Helvellyn,the Dodds, Gowbarrow, Birket Fell and Lucy's Wood.

Nearby world famous Sharrow Bay for a memorable meal - worth pre-booking the table in the bay window with views down Ullswater and stunning views of Helvellyn! Their number is 017684-86301.

Dinner party cooked for you by local gastronomic cook Anna, and she can also fill your freezer with delicious home cooked meals. Baby sitting service available.

 
 

Things to do

This is the complete guide to things to do in and aound the area. [www.ullswater.com]

 
 
 

Fell horse riding and quad biking available, only 2 miles from Crookwath cottage.

Lake and river fishing can be arranged with Hemmingways.

Take a gyrocopter flight over the Lakes, take off point is only 3 miles from Crookwath, 01768 483859, Roger Savage www.gyroplanescumbria.co.uk. Tell him where you are staying.

A Gem - Theatre by the Lake offers great entertainment in Keswick throughout the year, including Mountain Film Festival, Book Festival, Jazz Festival.

Your hosts - Gina - local artist, visit her studio in the middle of Dockray just over the Aira bridge, Richard - offers orthopeadic remedial massage therapy for aching bodies either at Crookwath or from his clinic in Penrith.

Feed the body with some of country’s best restaurants in the Ullswater area just a couple of miles away from Crookwath.

And feed the mind from a wide range of events at the Theatre by the lake, or a trip over Kirkstone Pass to Zefferelli’s combined restaurant and multiplex cinemas.

 
 

Good pub food within 20mins

Horse & Farrier at Threlkeld
The Mill Inn at Mungrisedale
The pheasant at Bassenthwaite [the-pheasant.co.uk]

 

 

Foodie eateries upto 50 mins away

Sharrowbay Hotel on Ullswater [sharrowbay.co.uk]
Holbeck Ghyll on Windermere [holbeckghyll.com]

 

 
Farm shops and local product Cranstons Food Hall in Penrith
Booths in Keswick
Stainton Farm shop near Penrith
 
 
 

Rheged

Named after Cumbria's Celtic Kingdom, Rheged is Europe's largest grass covered building and a winner of the global "BA Tourism for Tomorrow Awards."

 

 

BBC Weather

Keswick 5 day weather forcast.

 

 

Best of Local Foods

Cranstons Food Hall in Penrith
Booths in Keswick
Stainton Farm shop near Penrith

 

 

The Lake District Coast Aquarium

The best collection of native sea life in Europe.

 

 

Hadrians Wall

Today the Wall is the starting point for so many holidays, and is internationally renowned as a World Heritage Site. The Wall is only part of the story. Since the Romans left, the area's eventful history has been etched into the landscape, leaving a rich legacy to explore in these more settled times.

 

 

Western Lakes Vistitor Center

The visitor centre introduces you to the hidden delights of Cumbria's Western Lake District with exhibits from top visitor attractions.

 

 

Ullswater Steamers

Take a trip onboard either the M.Y. Raven or M.Y. Lady of the Lake. These 19th century steamers will alow you to enjoy the beauty Lake Ullswater, the route takes you from Glenridding in the heart of the mountains to Pooley Bridge where the River Eamont flows out into the Eden Valley.

 

 

Trotters World of Animals

Home to hundreds of friendly animals including traditional favorites, endangered species, birds of prey and reptiles.

 

 

Cars of the Stars Motor Museum

World remound motor museum displaying some our most famous cars from Herbie through to the Bat Mobile. they also have have one of the largest James Bond vehicle exhibitions.

 

 

Muncaster Castle

Explore the historic haunted castle. Thrill to wildlife on the wing at the World Owl Centre. Discover thousands of exotic plants in the Himalayan Gardens. Experience the dangers of meadowland in the MeadowVole Maze.

 

 

Keswick Launch

Self-Drive Motor and Rowing Boat Hire on Derwentwater, Keswick.

 

 

Wetheriggs Pottery

UK's last remaining steam powered pottery. Watch the potters at work and see some of the wonderful design's that have been produced here for over 140 years.

 

 

Holiday Web

Holiday cottages, hotels, B&Bs, campsites, caravan parks throughout UK and France.

 

ZELO creative

ZELO creative is a multi disciplinary design consultancy specialising in graphic and web design and also product design/development.

 
 

 

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Crookwath Cottage,
High Row,
Dockray,
Cumbria.
CA11 0LG.

+44 [0] 1768 482 378
+44 [0] 7826 822 914

enquiry@crookwathcottage.co.uk

Gina Farncombe
Music in the Wood

Comments from our visitors:

"It is such a privilege to be able to walk out from the front door to Helvellyn..."

"What will stay with me is all the small touches by Richard and Gina which make this cottage and the wood so special. They were greatly appreciated and the break was a tonic for the soul." Charlotte - St Albans

Gina Farncombe

 

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Crookwath Cottage is open all year, it is wise to book ahead if you have a specific date in mind for your holiday as we get booked up very quickly. A phone call to us will reserve your required dates for 7 days and we will confirm your holiday dates once the Booking Form and deposit have been returned to us.

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