Apple Tree Lodge
Lodge | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Apple Tree Lodge Is located on Skiddaw View Holiday Park which is to the North of Keswick this non commercial park offers a beautiful location from which to enjoy your holiday.
The park offers laundry facilities, excellent children’s play area, WiFi (from some areas of the park) The animal park is a big attraction for young and old with our Jacob sheep and Alpacas. Locally we have The Greyhound Inn, The Moota coffee shop and Craggs coffee house all offering local produced food.
Apple Tree is one of our most luxurious holiday lodges in the Lake District, and with its elevated position it offers panoramic views of Skiddaw and the Lake District fells. This Lake District lodge has both integral and large external deck making the most out of the quite Cumbrian countryside.
This accommodation provides a superior level of comfort with full central heating and double glazing.
The light and airy feel is achieved by the design and decoration plus the sky lights in the lounge and kitchen area. The main double bedroom has en-suite facilities whilst the main bathroom has a bath to relax after a day on the fells plus a shower over.
The lodge is very secluded with good parking for two cars, with a wonderful semi-enclosed and open veranda complete with outdoor furniture makes this lodge comfortable whatever the weather.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
The Cumbria/Lake District
Cumbria is home to the Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland is world renowned for the beautiful lakes and mountains (or fells). The Lake District is home to the highest mountain in England: Scafell Pike measuring 978m (3210 ft).
The National Park was founded in 1951 to offer protection to the well known beauty spots and landscape that has provided inspiration to generations of artists' writers and musicians.
From a stroll around Buttermere to a climb to the highest peak a holiday in the English lakes provides exercise for the body and relaxation for the mind.
Market towns such as Keswick and Cockermouth give the opportunity to sample the delights of Cumbrian fare many establishments now source their ingredients from local producers.
Whilst areas like Bowness on Windermere and Ambleside are extremely popular other less commercial locations like the Solway Coast and Allonby give you space and quiet with the vast open shingle beaches the majestic beauty of the Solway.
A Cumbrian Cottage holiday booked through Stay Lakeland assures you of quality and value we have a unique selection of accommodations from simple Holiday home caravans to stunning timber lodges plus a range of cottages in and around this beautiful part of the country.
Bassenthwaite Lake is owned by the National Park Authority and is one of the largest measuring in at almost 4 miles long and ¾ mile wide; but also one of the shallowest with a maximum depth of around 70ft. Incidentally Bassenthwaite Lake is the only Lake District lake that has the word 'lake' in its proper title; with others having the word water or mere being substituted name for 'lake'. There has been speculation that Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwent Water in Keswick were once one larger lake.
Running alongside western edge of Bassenthwaite Lake is the A66; with breathtaking views the laybys are popular spots for photographers and bird watchers looking for osprey.
It is also said that Bassenthwaite Lake is home to the Eachy: a species of Lake Monster - a large humanoid being of gruesome and slimy appearance. The Eachy has been spotted as late as 1973 when it was photographed twice.
There are a number of small villages in the surrounding area to Bassenthwaite including Bothel, Sunderland, Mealsgate and Braithwaite.
Bassenthwaite Village is located a short distance from Bassethwaite Lake; underneath the shadow of Skiddaw. This classic village has a small pub: The Sun Inn, village green and small stream running though it.
The Bassenthwaite area is the ideal location if you are looking to escape the busier central Lake District but still enjoy the emense beauty of the Lake District. Also located close by are the locations of Cockermouth, Keswick and Carlisle. Bassenthwaite is also within 30 mins drive to the beautiful Solway Coast and in less than one hour from the popular central Lake District locations: Ambleside, Grasmere and Bowness on Windermere. In addition to the locations there are a number of attractions within the Bassenthwaite area including: Trotters World of Animals and the historic family run Mirehouse and its gardens stretching from Dodd Wood to the Bassenthwaite Lake.
The Bassenthwaite area is also home to the Osprey with view points at Dodd Wood and the exhibition centre at Whinlatter Visitors Centre at Braithwaite. The Osprey; often known as the sea hawk is a fish eating bird of prey. Their nests at Bassenthwate were the first recorded osprey nests in England for more than 160 years
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18 May 2014
"peacefull,relaxing and stunning lodge."
second time staying at skiddow holiday park,first time stayed in maple tree lodge.both lodges are stunning, really clean and well maintained.with views that are breathtaking.would highly reccomend thi… More
21 May 2013
"Outside area looked 'tired'"
Jacuzzi left uncovered and dirty - wouldn't have used it but it looked unsightly. Cover just left on deck.Dustbin had not been emptied before we arrived, it was full all week and only emptied on … More
We have apologised to this customer and steps will be taken by our cleaning and maintenance staff to ensure no further instances occur in the future.
19 Feb 2013
A very good stay would come back next year, only problems was pvc doors need adjusting as it was difficult to lock them and the windows were letting in a draft plus hopefully the hot tub will be up an… More
13 Sep 2012
"Fabulous lodge, disappointing outdoor area."
Booking was simple, all the information we needed prior to arrival was sent in an email. On arrival the lodge was very well presented, welcoming and warm. The location excellent, the views spectacular… More
24 Jul 2012
"If you love wildlife, tranquility and exceptional comfort you'll love this lodge"
Skiddaw View Holiday Park is a superb hideaway with fabulous views of Skiddaw. The site was exceptionally quiet, clean and well kept. Apple Tree Lodge was delightful, with every home comfort. It is … More
16 Apr 2012
"Great Holiday in West Lake District"
Booking was nice and easy. Parking was convenient. Excellent overall condition of the property. Very clean everywhere. The location is remote but within easy driving distance of shops etc. The views … More
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