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Selfcatering Dobby Lodges 1, 2 and 3

Lodge | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Dobby 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. Nearby we have The Greyhound Inn, The Moota coffee shop and Crags coffee house all offering locally produced food.

This lodge is located in a secluded area of the park, with parking alongside, each has an integrated veranda complete with aluminium bistro style furniture and picnic table.

This centrally heated lodge is beautifully designed with cedar wood exterior, oak flooring throughout, and integral veranda.

We have three of these lodges with pet friendly and pet free arrangements.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General Central heating, TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Living Area: The living area comprises the Lounge, Kitchen and Dining Area. The lounge area comprises a leather "L" shaped settee and wall-mounted TV with Freeview. The Kitchen is modern and fully-fitted complete with: Microwave, Fridge-Freezer, Cooker and Dishwasher; the kitchen area flows into the dining area which has seating for four.

Master Bedroom: The master bedroom has a double bed and fully fitted wardrobes with blinds; which help to add emphasis to the minimalist approach to the accommodation.

Twin Bedroom: This bedroom has two single beds and fitted wardrobes.

Bathroom: The tiled bathroom is complete with quality fittings and a fantastic "drench" shower over the bath; the bathroom also has toilet and washbasin.

Further details outdoors

Deck Area: The deck area is adjacent to the entrance of the lodge with aluminium bistro style patio furniture.

Further details

All bed linen and fuel is provided. Towels are available for hire upon request. Pets are welcome in two of the three Lodges.

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

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.

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.

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 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. View the Ospreys Live Webcam.

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.

Jennings Brewery, Cockermouth

There are a number of small villages in the surrounding area to Bassenthwaite including Bothel, Sunderland, Mealsgate and Braithwaite.

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.

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Review 1-10 of 23

12 Apr 2014


"First class"

Each visit gets better, first class accommodation, very clean, comfy and cozy for a family of four and our Labrador. Welcome doggy basket was a very nice touch. There's nothing you could add to … More

7 Apr 2014


"Stunning views, peace and quiet!"

We booked Dobby Lodge at Skiddaw View Holiday Park to have a complete rest after a hectic few months. We could not have chosen better. Dobby Lodge is a modern rectangular wooden cabin that is spacio… More

16 Sep 2013


"perfect for a peaceful weekend away"

The dobby lodge was excellent accommodation for either a family or child. It was warm, comfortable, clean and spacious. It was easy to find with the help of the sat nav & website directions. There… More

29 Aug 2013


"Very clean and fantastic location"

Family friendly place , nice location , clean and fully equipped , we really enjoyed our stay. We highly recommend it every one , staff were friendly and very helpful , my children had a fantastic tim… More

28 Aug 2013


"A fantastic place to stay to explore the surrounding area"

Dobby lodge is ideally located to explore the western Lake District. We spent a week there and my boys didn't want to return home. The lodge was immaculate and the park facilities were excellent.… More

6 Aug 2013


"Back to basics with all mod cons !"

Arrived early and Val let us put our milk, beer, butter etc in the fridge. We went into Cockermouth (sainsburys ) and when we got back the Dobby Lodge 2 was ready to move in. The rooms are spacious an… More

20 Jul 2013


"A little piece of heaven"

Had a fantastic stay in Skiddaw Holiday Park. The dobby lodge was lovely, very clean, well designed and had everything you could possible need for your stay. Really appreciated the cleaning products… More

9 Jul 2013


"Skiddaw View Holiday Park"

Had a lovely week away with the hubby to Skiddaw View Holiday Park recently. We stayed in one of the Dobby Lodges which were very nice and had everything that you could need for a relaxing week away.… More

15 Jun 2013


"Ideal summer break."

We stayed at the Dobby Lodge for a short break. A Lovely place with a patio where we enjoyed the Sun. Airy, comfortable & spacious with everything you need, surrounded by lovely scenery and a peacefu… More

5 Jun 2013


"Great little modern lodge that has everything you need"

Booking process was easy and as we didn't arrive till late a phone call was all it took to arrange a hassle free check in. Lodge was as described on the website, very modern with everything that … More

Review 1-10 of 23

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Calendar last updated:06 Aug 2014

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