Bawd Hall

Keswick, Cumbria, Countryside

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

The pleasant south-facing garden has beautiful views over the valley to the mountains, a delightful beck and a barbecue area which is ideal for watching the sun go down in summer. The garden is regularly visited by wild birds and animals.

Downstairs Description

There is a very large lounge with ample comfortable seating and an open fireplace. Adjacent is the garden room with full-width picture window. The large kitchen/dining room is well-appointed with a range of oak-fronted units .

Next to the kitchen, the dining area has hand-made solid oak furniture seating ten people. Bawd Hall has a separate utility room for wet coats etc, with a washing machine and butler sink. Further drying facilities are available upstairs.

The utility room also has a fridge-freezer. There is ample storage room in the house, including a large understairs area.

There is also a double garage which provides further lockable storage for bikes etc. and houses a table-tennis table.

There is also a downstairs bedroom with a king-size double bed, easy chair and a TV; it has an adjacent bathroom that can be curtained off to form an en-suite. The furniture in this bedroom has been custom-made in solid oak.

First Floor Description

There are four bedrooms upstairs: one double with a four-poster super-king bed, TV/DVD and en-suite bathroom, a second double with a super-king bed and en-suite bathroom, and two rooms with twin beds which can be linked to make super-king doubles and which share the main upstairs bathroom. The two bedrooms suites both have additional seating facilities and much of the furniture has been custom-made in solid oak. There is also an upstairs drying room, with a tumble dryer adjacent to the large airing cupboard, and ample drying space with a traditional clothes airer.

Windows Views Description

Stunning views of the local fells from the kitchen/dining room, lounge, garden room and all bedrooms.

Dogs Welcome: Maximum of 2 dogs by arrangement
Child Friendly
Group Getaways
Wi-Fi/Broadband
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Tourist Attractions:
  • Wordsworth House, Cockermouth: Wordsworth House and Garden is the birthplace and childhood home of romantic poet William and his sister Dorothy Visit website
  • Lakes Distillery Near Bassenthwaite: Experience the excitement of a working distillery - see 'behind the scenes' of the heat, the smell and the buzz of England's largest award-winning whisky distillery. Visit website
  • Roman Museum Maryport: Dramatically sited on cliffs overlooking the Solway Firth, this award winning museum is next to a Roman fort probably founded in the first century AD and rebuilt during the reign of the emperor Hadrian. Visit website
  • Lake District Wildlife Park: Wander around our beautiful 24 acre parkland and see over 100 species. The magical Bird of Prey flying displays have been a regular feature since the park opened and we have gathered an eclectic mix of over 100 species from Anaconda to Zebra. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • Kirkstile Inn, Loweswater: Providing food and shelter since Tudor times, Kirkstile offers 11 quality rooms including a family suite, log fires, oak beams and a wealth of history. A classic Lake District pub! Visit website
  • Dog & Gun, Keswick: Why not pop in, grab a table and come and try our World Famous Hungarian Goulash! Goulash is served in two sizes; Small and Large (we think that small is still a really nice size). Don't worry we don't just sell Goulash; our pie's are amazing, the Chicken Tikka Masala is also a huge favourite with both children and adults. Visit website
  • Pheasant Inn, Bassenthwaite: The Pheasant is rightly renowned for the quality of its food and the unique atmosphere of the Fell Restaurant, Bistro and Bar. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Village Shop, Braithwaite: Visit website
  • Sainsburys : in Cockermouth. You can order your grocery shopping and get it delivered to the cottage for when you arrive. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Keswick Climbing Wall: Keswick Climbing Wall and Outdoor Adventure Centre provides a wide range of exciting outdoor adventure activities, indoor climbing and indoor archery for groups, schools, families and individuals of all ages. Visit website
  • Keswick Leisure Pool : Keswick Leisure Pool is located near the town centre and offers a wide range of activities and facilities Visit website
  • West Coast Karting: Indoor go-karting is perfect for that typical English weather, no sun, no problem. West Coast Indoor Karting will keep you and your family dry and entertained for hours. Experience the closest thing you can get to professional racing. Visit website