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“A lovely cottage in an outstanding location”
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Ings - fine Lakeland farmhouse on the southern aspect of Blencathra
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Ings - fine Lakeland farmhouse on the southern aspect of Blencathra
Brand new well equipped kitchen with range cooker and dishwasher. Lambs grazing outside window. Dining table in kitchen in addition to dining room table - ideal for younger guests
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95 reviews
Ings - fine Lakeland farmhouse on the southern aspect of Blencathra
Brand new well equipped kitchen with range cooker and dishwasher. Lambs grazing outside window.
Dining table in kitchen in addition to dining room table - ideal for younger guests
Superb brand new cooking facilities
Downstairs lounge with newly installed log burner
Dining room with oak furniture and south facing views
Downstairs lounge leads directly into garden
Upstairs double bedroom
Superb views in every direction!
Sheep graze the field outside the kitchen window
Upstairs single bedroom with south facing views
Spacious upstairs lounge with balcony overlooking Blencathra. Extensive book and DVD library.
Downstairs twin room
Downstairs kingsize bedroom
Winter wonderland - Blencathra in the snow
View of Blencathra to rear of Ings
Footpath from Ings towards Skiddaw
Woodland area of large south facing garden
Large south facing garden
South facing garden with swing for children of all ages
2015s new arrivals!
Our red squirrels are back - it is well worth leaving feed for them
A winter view looking south towards St Johns in the Vale
Winter 2016/17 - looking north towards Blencathra
View from kitchen door
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Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Threlkeld, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Margaretn...
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
“A lovely cottage in an outstanding location”
Reviewed April 11, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We booked this cottage for two families with teenage children and were really pleased with the high standard of the accommodation with it's fantastic panoramic views from every window. There were sufficient bedroom options to suit our party and the two lounges provided ample space for different activities. The many stunning and varied walks from the cottage itself meant that we only needed to use the car a couple of times during the week to fetch some shopping. We also had an excellent Sunday lunch in the 17th century village pub. We've already booked again for next year! Margaret N

Traveling group: Extended Family
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 31, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

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Liked best: Catered for all ages
Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 28, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed March 17, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

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ClaraTim
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62 reviews
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“4th visit this summer”
Reviewed March 9, 2015 for a stay in May 2013

We are back for a fourth visit this summer 2015, which is a ringing endorsement for this stunning, characterful lakeland property. Our extended family of 8 sleeps in great comfort, with views across sheep-filled fields and down across St Johns in the Vale with barely a man-made structure in-site. A slightly-longer-than-short walk to the local Threlkeld pub allows us to justify any delicious warm puddings on the menu. Loathe to write this review really in case booking a stay becomes more challenging!…

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Liked best: Setting, layout and property character
Liked least: Slightly cold in spring for my parents in the ground floor double room
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Heather10...
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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“Brilliant spacious property with beautiful views”
Reviewed March 8, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

This is our 2nd visit to the Ings and we weren't disappointed. The owners have recently put in a new kitchen which was lovely (only problem was the cooker hood extractor was very noisy?)
All the rooms were well furnished and comfortable and we loved the open fire.
The views are beautiful and although the we went in March the gardens are pretty and would be lovely in the summer with benches and a balcony leading out from the upper sitting room.

Traveling group: Extended Family
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Mel N
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“Ings never disappoints!”
Reviewed March 4, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We have stayed at Ings many times for our annual visit to The Lakes. It never fails to provide us with a fantastic base for all members of our extended family during our stay. Inside Ings the spacious rooms are beautifully furnished so a bad weather day is never a hardship! Outside, the location and views are second to none. We will definitely look forward to visiting Ings next year.

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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