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Ideally situated for the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Lancaster, Kendal and Morecambe, with the Lake District National Park, the historic city of Lancaster and Morecambe Bay all only a short journey away, there is always plenty to see and do whilst staying at the Rollen Cottage.

Rollen Cottage is ideally placed for both town and country life. 10 miles away is the busy market town of Kendal with its excellent shopping, cinema, galleries, and museums including the award winning Abbot Hall Art Gallery and Kendal Castle. There are peaceful riverside walks and a large variety of restaurants, gourmet pubs and coffee bars. 

Rollen Cottage is within easy reach of Levens Hall, Holker Hall, Sizergh Castle and Blackwell the Arts and Crafts House. All have excellent gardens, tearooms and shops. Close to Sizergh Castle is the award winning Low Sizergh Barn Farm Shop and Tea Room. The shop is stocked with superb quality organic food and sells splendid, unusual gifts. Visitors can watch the cows being milked from the tea room viewing gallery and walk the organic farm trail.

The area around Rollen Cottage is great for cycling with excellent routes on the doorstep.


Visit The Lake District

Take a drive out to Windermere and Bowness with its stunning Lake walkes and Steamboat Cruises. There are a huge variety of water sports on offer here including sailing, water ski-ing, wake-surfing, canoeing, rowing and kayaking.

or go on for another four miles and you arrive in Ambleside which is one of the main centres for walkers and climbers. Fell walking, rock climbing and mountain biking are all popular activities with abseiling and gorge scrambling for the more adventurous...

For those wanting a more tranquil break visit Wordsworth House and Garden, Dove Cottage and Brantwood, the home of John Ruskin with its magnificent view of Coniston Water.

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Telephone 01524 762635 or 07789960050
Email: E-mail: stay@selfcatering-arnside.co.uk
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