Lake District Holiday Cottages near Keswick & Bassenthwaite

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Welcome to Croftlands Cottages

Lake District holiday cottages located close to Keswick, Bassenthwaite, Whinlatter and Cockermouth with superb views and walks from the door

Croftlands Cottages are three family owned and run self-catering cottages in the Northern Lake District National Park. They are located in the beautiful and peaceful village of Thornthwaite not far from Derwentwater and the popular market town of Keswick.

Fox Howe and Squirrel cottages sit next door to each other with a shared private off road parking area. Jasmine cottage is located just around the corner in the heart of the village.

Currently all three of our holiday cottages are dog friendly. From 2024 we will continue to welcome dogs in Fox Howe and Jasmine but Squirrel will become our dog free cottage.


Cottage Features

  • Dog friendly (Fox Howe and Jasmine cottages only from 2024)
  • Log burning stoves (Fox Howe and Squirrel)
  • Coal effect gas stove (Jasmine)
  • All bedrooms en-suite
  • Private off road parking beside the cottages
  • Patio areas
  • Secure bike storage
  • WiFi

Each cottage has a selection of guide books, maps and lots of information leaflets on local attractions and activities. Hosepipes are available for muddy boots, bikes and paws.

Location of our cottages

  • Semi-rural peaceful village location, set back from the minor road running through Thornthwaite (Fox Howe and Squirrel cottages) and the tiny road leading up to Thornthwaite Gallery (Jasmine cottage)
  • Nestled at the base of Whinlatter Forest Park with direct access to the walking and cycling trails
  • Spectacular views
  • Walks from the door
  • On and off road cycling from the door
  • Thornthwaite Gallery (with tea room) in the village
  • Braithwaite village (1 mile) has 3 pubs serving food, a cafe and a village shop
  • Bassenthwaite lakeside a 20 min walk
  • Keswick and Derwentwater easy to get to (3miles)
  • Regular bus service (X5) to Keswick
  • Buttermere a short drive over Honister or Newlands mountain passes
  • Other popular Lake District destinations only 30 - 40 min drive
  • Osprey nesting site nearby - view from the cottage grounds (Apr-Aug)

We live next door to Fox Howe and Squirrel cottages and just around the corner from Jasmine cottage. We know the area really well and it is always a pleasure to be able to offer any help or advice you might need on planning your days out whilst staying.

We look forward to welcoming you.

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Croftlands, Thornthwaite, Keswick, CA12 5SA

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