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Roan Wood Cottage

Roan Wood Cottage
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15 reviews
Roan Wood Cottage
Living room
Dining area
Twin bedroom
Roan Wood Cottage
View of the Scafells from the front gate
The lake and screes in autumn
'The Nation's Favourite View', a short walk from the cottage
Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell
Wastwater from Yewbarrow
The Wasdale Screes with Greendale in the foreground
Greendale with Buckbarrow behind
Greendale from Whin Rigg
Middle Fell, up the path behind the cottage, with views of the lake and Scafells
Greendale residents
The beach at nearby Seascale
Wasdale rainbow
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Wasdale Head, Cumbria, England
Set in the spectacular Wasdale valley, Roan Wood is a comfortable cottage sleeping 4. The location is stunning, with views to the front across to the dramatic Wasdale Screes, and to the rear towards the towering butresses of Buckbarrow. From the front gate, there is the famous vista of the mountains surrounding Wasdale Head - Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Scafell Pike and Scafell - with a glimpse of Wastwater in the valley bottom. A gentle stroll from the cottage brings you to the lake shore and the viewpoint voted as 'The Nation's Favourite View'. This is truly a walker's paradise with paths ascending to Buckbarrow, Middle Fell and Seatallen immediately behind the cottage, or a few minutes drive to Wasdale Head opens up a huge range of mountain walks. There are excellent pubs nearby in Nether Wasdale, and Gosforth is 10 mi... Read more
About the Owner, Hugh and Wendy T
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 79 reviews and 5 properties
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Listing #HL580102
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Excellent - based on 15 reviews
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English first
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018

Alison M
1 review
Reviewed 10 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018

We've just returned from a short break at Roan Wood in mid-February. Given the weather switched from very wet to sun, snow and a bitterly cold north-westerly we found the cottage very warm and cosy with plenty of hot water. There are ample walks from the door and being off-season the dale was very peaceful. The cottage is clean and...

Katrina P
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 December 2017 for a stay in December 2017

We had a lovely long week nd with our dogs. Loved the remote location and the fantastic views. A very practical and well equipped cottage.

  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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21 Apr 2018 -
25 May 2018
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26 May 2018 -
1 Jun 2018
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2 Jun 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
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SHORT BREAK PRICES - price per night shown for short breaks are based on a 3 night stay. For longer stays the price per night decreases so please ask for a quote. A 3 night stay is the minimum we can accept.
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About the neighbourhood
Wasdale is one of the most spectacular and unspoilt parts of the Lake District. The view across Wastwater towards Great Gable has been voted 'The Nation's Favourite View' and it is not hard to see why, with the dramatic Wasdale Screes plunging almost 2000 feet into the waters of the lake. A few minutes walk from Roan Wood Cottage will bring you to this stunning viewpoint. Behind the cottage are walks directly up into the hills - to Greendale Tarn, Buckbarrow, Middle Fell and Seatallen. Wasdale Head is 3 miles away and numerous walks radiate out to Pillar, Great Gable, Scafell and Scafell Pike, England's highest mountain. There are two excellent pubs in Nether Wasdale, 2 miles away, and a pleasant walk through the fields. Gosforth is a 10 minute drive, where you will f... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Manchester: 180.0 km
Railway: Seascale: 12.0 km
It is possible to get to the cottage by train to Seascale and then use Gosforth Taxis to get to the cottage. We have had guests who say they have hardly used the car all week, but in general most people would probably feel that a car is essential.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 12.0 km.
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