No 1 Silverbank

Coniston, Coniston, Cumbria, Country village

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

Outside Description

It has a private walled garden with amazing views of the fell with the Old Man Mountain, old coppermines, waterfalls and Bluebell wood on the doorstep.

Downstairs Description

he cottage is finished to a very high standard with oak beams and floors, log fire, leather sofa and chairs, dining for 6, flat screen TV and Bose CD/DVD home entertainment system, iPod docking station, Wifi, Shaker style kitchen with butlers sink, Smeg appliances, stable doors off 3 of the rooms, sleigh beds with Egyptian cotton bedding, a roll top bath in one bedroom and an en suite shower room in the other, fluffy White Company towels and luxury toiletries… and most importantly privacy, peace and quiet.

First Floor Description

There are two double bedrooms and 1 single/twin comfortably sleeping from 2-5 (plus 1)

Other Notes

As the cottage is on the side of the fell there a number of steps inside the cottage and the garden. The cottage is very old so the beams and doorways are very low.

Dogs Welcome
Child Friendly
Wi-Fi/Broadband
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Romantic Hideaway
Tourist Attractions:
  • Ruskin Museum: Is (in the centre of the village, just opposite the Fire Station),which now has a Bluebird Wing you can even see parts of the Bluebird K7 exhibited there. It’s well worth a visit, and also includes some memorabilia of his Father, Sir Malcolm Campbell Visit website
  • Windermere Lake Cruises,: Who offer cruises from 45 minutes to 3 hours - or you can even spend all day on and around the lake with our fantastic ‘Freedom of the Lake. Visit website
  • Wordsworth Museum: In Grasmere which was William Wordsworth’s home from 1799 to 1808. Here Wordsworth wrote much of his poetry, and his sister Dorothy kept her famous journals. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Black Bull Inn : Within five minutes walk of the Cottage and quality bar meals are served all day with Chef’s Specials. Visit website
  • The Blacksmith Arms: Which has a cosy bar which is reserved for drinking only! The most popular bitter is Cumberland Ale from Jennings Brewery in Cockermouth, and is always available. Their award winning lamb dishes sit alongside other house favourites such as traditional steak pie in suet pastry, fresh fish, sizzling steak platters. Visit website
  • Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel : Which is one of the Lake District’s finest luxury hotels, boasting breathtaking views over Lake Windermere and only a short drive away. Their Michelin Star Restaurant is recognised as one of the best in the country, ranked 23rd in the UK Good Food Guide Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Booths: In Windermere Visit website
  • Tesco: But if you wish to pre order your grocery orders for delivery for the cottage why not order from Tesco online delivery. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Coniston Fells : Offer some of the finest choice of walking within Cumbria. There is fishing in several of the rivers/Lakes close. Visit website
  • Esthwaite Water : Is a varied fishery with deep basins and shallow bays. It is a glacial lake set in the Silurian hills of the Lake District. The lake is stocked weekly during the season; it is perfect for pike fishing, roach fishing, coarse fishing and trout fish. Visit website
  • Mountain Journeys: Who offer bespoke walking events are our speciality. Whether it be a single day walk or a full program of walks, we can meet your every need. Visit website