Bramble Cottage ref: UK2280

Sedbergh, Yorkshire-Cumbria Border

4 Stars

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bedrooms
2
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bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
pets
1
Pets allowed
changeover
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  • Barbecue 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • Wifi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac at the foot of Winder Fell, Bramble Cottage is a welcoming ’home from home’ offering all the conveniences one needs for a self-catering holiday. Ideal for couples, friends or a small family, the cottage has two nicely presented bedrooms, a contemporary bathroom with shower, a small but well-equipped kitchen, and a bright, airy living/dining room with French windows that open out onto the enclosed courtyard. Additional benefits include private parking and Wi-Fi.
Perfectly located for visitors who like everything on their doorstep, Bramble Cottage is only a 5-minute walk from the centre of Sedbergh, and there is a good supermarket even closer. Known as a ‘Book Town’, Sedbergh has several book shops as well as a good selection of pubs, cafés, restaurants, takeaways and shops, which include a butchers, greengrocer, sweet shop and chemist. There is also a weekly market which is held on Wednesdays.
Conveniently situated between lakes and dales, Sedbergh is a walker’s paradise. From the cottage there is a footpath that takes you to Howgill Lane and from there you can follow a popular route through Lockbank Farm to the top of Winder Fell and beyond. There are also many riverside paths along the banks of the Rawthey and the Dee. Other popular activities available locally include golf and fishing.
A popular attraction just 1 mile out of Sedbergh is the Farfield Mill arts and heritage centre, and for anyone interested in history, the Quaker Meeting House, a mile down the Kirkby Lonsdale road, is well worth a visit. There is also a very nice walk along the river and railway embankment.
With lots to see and do within easy driving distance, Bramble Cottage makes a great touring base. Some ideas for a great day out include Kendal, 12 miles, Hawes, 15 miles, Ingleton, 17 miles, Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall, 17 miles, and Bowness, 20 miles. Further afield is Grasmere, 28 miles, Hawkshead, 37 miles, Coniston, 43 miles, Keswick, 47 miles, and Eskdale, 57 miles. Shop 500 yards, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Living/dining room: With 30" Freeview TV, DVD player and French doors leading to courtyard.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and tiled floor.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With single bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet, heated towel rail and tiled floor.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area, garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Sedbergh
  • Shops
    500 yards
  • Distance
    Central
  • Restaurant
    ½ mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Oxenholme
  • Pub
    ½ mile
  • Railway station distance
    10 miles
  • Lake
    5½ miles (reservoir)

About the local area

Being based in the vicinity of the Yorkshire/Cumbria border has the best of both worlds; with easy access north west into the holiday hot spots of the Lake District or south east to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park - or of course you can stay in the immediate area which has loads to offer holidaymakers in its own right, with dramatic open scenery and charming rural villages, great walks and fascinating wild life.

Being based in the vicinity of the Yorkshire/Cumbria border has the best of both worlds; with easy access north west into the holiday hot spots of the Lake District or the south east to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park - or of course you can stay in the immediate area which has loads to offer holidaymakers in its own right, with dramatic open scenery and charming rural villages, great walks and fascinating wildlife.

Kirkby Lonsdale is in the beautiful valley of the River Lune on the fringes of both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. A national winner of `Britain in Bloom', the town has an excellent range of specialty shops and attractive 17th and 18th century inns. Its superb location has attracted many notable visitors over the years, the Vale of Lune was greatly admired by the painter Constable, and Turner painted landscapes in and around the town.

There are many riverside and country walks in the area, and historic building to see in the town itself, including the 11th century Norman parish church. The historic town of Kirby Stephens has many excellent facilities to offer its visitors, including places to eat, fascinating antiques and curio chops. The beautiful countryside surrounding the town is perfect for walking and cycling with no fewer than 11 long distance walks and cycle ways. Wainwright's famous Coast to Coast path brings many visitors to the town, a place where walkers meet to enjoy much needed refreshment.

Nestling at the foot of the Howgill fells and dating back to Roman times, Sedbergh is a market town full of character, with cobbled yards and fascinating houses. There is a good range of places to eat and shop. A rewarding short walk takes you to nearby Cautley Spout, where cascades fall 200m in less than a quarter of a mile. With its quiet country lanes, the area is ideal for cycling for the whole family.

Things to do nearby

Settle to Carlisle Railway

This 72 mile route from Settle to Carlisle takes you on a journey through the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, over the 24 arches of the Ribblehead Viaduct before plunging in to the longest tunnel on the line at Blea Moor.

Wensleydale Creamery

Receiving over 270,000 visitors each year, the Wensleydale Creamery Visitors Centre incorporates a museum, viewing gallery, specialist cheese shop and fully licensed restaurant.

Pennine Bridleway - Horse Riding

The Pennine Bridleway is a new 350 mile long National Trail in the North of England.

Malham Tarn Estate

This outstanding area of limestone pavements, upland hill farms and flower-rich hay meadows provides a marvelous setting for walking, cycling or just enjoying the great outdoors.

River Bain
River Bain

Bainbridge is the only place that you can get day tickets for the River Bain with it being such a short river - the shortest in England at about two miles!

White Scar Caves

The area around Ingleton contains some of the deepest and longest cave systems in the British Isles. The White Scar Caves in Chapel le Dale can be easily explored as they are both fully illuminated throughout the show cave routes.

Hawes

The thriving market town of Hawes located in the heart of Wensleydale is a typical Yorkshire Dales town full of character and charm.

The Three Peaks

The "Three Peaks" of Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-Ghent dominate the skyline of the western part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and creates perhaps one of the most famous walks in the Dales.

River Ure - Day Tickets
River Ure - Day Tickets

Great fishing venues include Bainbridge, Hawes and Aysgarth. Day tickets available

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