Mill Cottage in Hartsop is located in the heart of the Lake District, amongst high mountains close to Ullswater, this newly developed 2-bedroom cottage is well placed for walking many Wainwright peaks, exploring the Lakeland valleys, and engaging in water sports. Mill Cottage provides spacious, comfortable and well-equipped self-catering accommodation of a high standard in a Grade II listed building, in which exposed beams, pitched rafters and wooden floors feature prominently. With a beckside location in outstanding countryside, the cottage has the main living rooms on the first floor to take full advantage of the extensive and magnificent views.
Hartsop, at the foot of the Kirkstone Pass, is a picturesque hamlet noted for its numerous historical buildings and stunning scenery. It is an ideal base for lovers of mountain scenery, and especially for hikers, walkers and strollers. Walks for all abilities start at the front door. For the more serious walkers, Helvellyn, the Fairfield Horseshoe and High Street Range are close by, and the cottage nestles under Hartsop Dodd, with long views of Dove Crag and Dovedale.
Glenridding and Ullswater (3 miles) offers a wide variety of water activities, including steamer cruises, sailing, boat-hire and fishing. Cycles can be hired in Glenridding, horse riding and quad-biking are available at Rooking, Troutbeck, and golf is available at Thelkeld. Windermere, Ambleside, Keswick and Penrith are all within easy reach of Hartsop.
The nearest shop is in Patterdale (2 miles) and the nearest pub serving food is less than 1 mile away. Ullswater Steamers operate all-year between Glenridding, Pooley Bridge, and Howtown and attractions such as Dalemain stately home, Aira Force gorge, and Rheged are within a short drive away.
Whatever your interests and however you wish to spend your holiday time, Hartsop provides an excellent location to relax and unwind. Walkers, birdwatchers, and other countryside lovers have found the area particularly appealing, and Mill Cottage offers peace and quiet in pleasant and comfortable surroundings.