Woodside is a romantic historic,luxury cottage, ideal for couples and families.It was a lodging house for the young mill workers from the Stott Park Bobbin Mill (as featured on BBC 1's Britain's Hidden Heritage) and today the mill is owned by English Heritage. You'll be staying in a piece of history.
Whilst at Woodside you receive FREE access to our local Spa (2 miles away) Here you can use the hot tub/jacuzzi, swimming pool. sauna, steam room and gym,
Spa is OPEN for guests to use.
Woodside's location is fabulous in the heart of the National Park and by lake Windermere, with Lakeside and Newby Bridge a stone's throw away,Such a central lakes location will enable you to see so much of the lake District. Woodside is walking distance to Lake Windermere. and the stunningly beautiful High Dam. We provide a file of local walks, some right from the front door.
Woodside has everything a luxury cottage should have fabulous location,beautiful decorations, period features,superbly well equipped. delightful private gardens, log burner, secure private parking, you'll want for nothing.Woodside is a hideaway of PEACE AND QUIET superbly well equipped,it’s an ideal base, many of the attractions can be reached on foot, you can forget the car!
Woodside is nearly 250 years old but with all mod cons! The oak beams and window seats within its thick walls, make the spacious lounge with its fabulous inglenook fireplace and log burner cosy for nights in with a bottle of wine, whilst the romantic master bedroom with Egyptian cotton sheets, designer fabrics and luxury ensuite is a haven after a hard days sightseeing.
The master bedroom has a power shower in the en-suite whilst in the family bathroom you can enjoy a power shower or a long leisurly soak in a contempory setting.
We are exceptionally child friendly with high chair, travel cot, stair gate, fire guard, baby bowls and cutlery, books and toys all provided free of charge , so leaving more room in your car. We are a family owned and run cottage who pride ourselves in providing a quality cottage and service at a sensible price.
Woodside is DOG FRIENDLY and we welcome up to 3 dogs free of charge. Woodside has wood and tiled floors on the ground floor and an outside tap for those mucky paws! It is a wonderful area for dogs with walks from the door and plenty of fields, footpaths etc.
The garden has seating for 6 and whilst you sit and enjoy the peace and quiet all you can hear are the sounds of the nearby stream and birdsong. The view from the garden is of the distant mountains across the wooded valley.The garden is child and pet safe. Woodside is a hideaway of peace and quiet superbly well equipped,it's an ideal base,many of the attractions can be reached on foot, you can forget the car. The garden is a real sun trap and wonderful for eating alfresco.
There is private parking for 2 cars with visitor parking nearby. Woodside is ideally situated being within walking distance of Lake Windermere. There is a file of ‘local walks’, some right from the front door. It is in a wonderful area for DOGS with walks from the door and plenty of fields, footpaths etc. 20 GEOCACHES within 2 mile.
Woodside’s OAK BEAMS and window seats within its thick walls, make the spacious lounge with its fabulous INGLENOOK FIREPLACE and LOG BURNER cosy for nights in with a bottle of wine, whilst the romantic master bedroom with Egyptian cotton sheets, designer fabrics and luxury ensuite is a haven after a hard days sightseeing. All bedrooms have designer fabrics and Egyptian cotton bedding.
The master bedroom has a power shower in the en-suite whilst in the family bathroom you can enjoy a power shower or a long leisurely soak in a contemporary setting.
If peace, serenity and a superb walk with the dog is what you seek, then High Dam is ideal. It must be one of the most peaceful lakes in the whole of the Lake District, and was much favoured by Alfred Wainwright. He thought it, “far superior to Tarn Hows.” High praise indeed.
And best of all you can walk to it from Woodside!
Activities within 1 mile:
Low Stott Bobbin Mill is owned by English Heritage and is just across the road
Lakeside Village,(10 min walk) the village is the home of the Aquarium of the Lakes, Haverthwaite Steam Railway, Windermere Cruise ships, The ferry to Fell Foot, Lakeside Hotel (4 star restaurant, pub and Spa treatments) Bike hire, Cafe, bus to Motor museum
YMCA lakeside is 1mile away.Here children's summer day camps are popular.
Segway tours are 1 mile away for an unusual method of seeing the Lakes.
Local gardens are open to the public at Greythwaite hall and Wray Castle (NT) Finsthwaite Village opens its gardens in May.
Grizedale Forest : BACKBARROW: (2 miles)The Motor musem and cafe houses the Donald campbell Bluebird collection, a great day out.
GRIZEDALE FOREST:: (3 miles) Walking and Sculpture Trails, Cycling,Go Ape, Grizedale Forest Park offers the complete day out with an extensive range of marked paths, picnic areas, forest roads and tracks and a great adventure playground.
The Sculpture trails are great fun and encourage children to explore the woodland. Grizedale provides a day out for all levels of cyclist. There are a range of way-marked trails that lead the cyclist around the forest on forest roads and tracks including the new technical North Face Route.A guide map is included in the Grizedale Map Pack from the Visitor Centre which details all the way-marked routes. Bike Hire is available from the visitor centre including a range of bike sizes and facilities for children. Go Ape, is an aerial assault course of extreme rope bridges, tarzan swings and zip slides.
Hawkshead: The prettiest village in the Lake District is an ideal base for exploring the Lake District National Park. Set in the magnificent Vale of Esthwaite in the heart of the English Lake District between Lake Windermere and Coniston Water.
Hawkshead is a truly historic and wonderfully picturesque village characterised by its cluster of whitewashed houses, archways and alleyways, courtyards and squares. A prosperous medieval wool town, its rich history includes important connections with the poet William Wordsworth and children's story writer and illustrator Beatrix Potter and each have museums devoted to them within the village. The centre of Hawkshead is closed to cars which enhances its character and makes wandering around its narrow winding streets especially rewarding. It offers a good selection of cafes and pubs and local and shops.
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