A traditional Bothy, newly converted, with room for 6 at the edge of the Lake District / CA10 2DE

 

Location

Directions for Walled Garden Cottage:

From M6: Leave M6 at Junction 40 for Penrith, take the A66 east towards Appleby and Brough. At the first round-about, take A6 south (4th exit) to Eamont Bridge and Shap. After a mile, cross the River Lowther and turn left onto B6262 to Brougham. Continue for half a mile up the hill, past Brougham hall on the right, and down hill. Immediately at the bottom of the hill, turn left into the farm drive. After 20 yards turn left through gate (padlocked) following sign to Walled Garden Cottage. Do not go to red brick farm straight ahead. Follow track round field and cottage is on the right inside the walled Garden.

From Yorkshire, Appleby and the A66: Pass Appleby on A66 going west. About 4 miles west of Temple Sowerby, turn left onto B6363 to Brougham. Brougham Castle will be seen straight ahead. Follow B6363 past Brougham Castle on right side of road. Follow across cross roads. After half a mile, turn right at “T” junction. 100 yards after a left corner, the farm will be seen on the right. Turn right into the farm drive. After 20 yards turn left through gate (padlocked) following sign to Walled Garden Cottage. Do not go to red brick farm straight ahead. Follow track round field and cottage is on the right inside the walled Garden.

Here are some special places of interest in the area.

Brougham Castle (Pronounced Broom)
Founded in the 12th century, this picturesque ruin at the junction of the rivers Eamont and Lowther is an exciting day out for those with historic interests.
Adjacent is the remains of the important Roman fortress of Brocavum.www.visitcumbria.com/pen/brougham-castle.htm

Brougham Hall
Home of Henry Lord Brougham, Chancellor of England and friend of William Wilberforce, the restored buildings house an number of small workshops and a café. www.broughamhall.co.uk

Rheged
Named after Cumbria's Celtic Kingdom, Rheged is the main tourist centre for the Eastern Lakes. Europe's largest grass covered building and a winner of the global "BA Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. www.rheged.com

Ullswater Steamers
Take a trip onboard either the M.Y. Raven or M.Y. Lady of the Lake. These 19th century steamers will allow you to enjoy the beauty Lake Ullswater, the route takes you from Pooley Bridge, via Howtown to Glenridding in the heart of the mountains. www.ullswater-steamers.co.uk

Best of Local Foods
Cranstons Food Hall in Penrith, Booths in Keswick, Carlton Farm shop near Penrith and The George and Dragon hotel in Clifton.

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

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

A charming and picturesque cottage on the fringes of the Lake District with the River Lowther running behind
 
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