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Derwent Apartment


Excellent 5/5 Score from 3 reviews

Lounge area with comfortable sofa seating and TV

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed

This spacious ground floor apartment sleeps up to four people in a double bedroom and a twin bedroom and is fully equipped with everything which you would need in a self catering holiday apartment. Located in the tranquil village of Mockerkin on the edge of the Lake District National Park; Derwent Apartment provides an excellent base for the exploring the Lake District and the Western Coast. Derwent Apartment is located very close to four of the most beautiful lakes: Loweswater, Ennerdale Water, Crummock Water & Buttermere.

Derwent Apartment is fully equipped with everything which you would need in a self catering holiday apartment. Derwent Apartment is located in the tranquil village of Mockerkin (just on the edge of the Lake District National Park), and provides an excellent base for the exploration of the Lake District as well as the Western Coast.

Derwent Apartment is located very close to four of the most beautiful Lakes in all of the Lake District with Lowes Water approximately two miles and Ennerdale Water, Crummock Water & Buttermere also a very short distance; which all offer a range of excellent walks and also a short distance away is Wastwater (which was voted 'Britain's Best View' by ITV1 viewers) where Scafel Pike, Scafell and great Gable await the more adventurous walkers. Also within easy driving distance is St Bees Head the westernmost point of Cumbria (and the start of the 'Coast to Coast' walk).

Derwent Apartment is also located close to the popular market town of Cockermouth; which hosts a number of attractions including the various art galleries, pubs, restaurants as well as Wordsworth House (the birthplace of poet William Wordsworth).

In addition there are three pubs within a short drive from Derwent Apartment: Old Posting House at Deanscale, The Royal Yew at Dean and Kirkstile at Loweswater; all of which also serve food.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Access Car essential
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 TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Lounge and Dining Areas: The lounge is complete with: three piece suite, Digital TV, DVD player and Hi-Fi system. Dining table and seating for four. Patio doors lead from the lounge into the outside area.

Kitchen: The fully fitted kitchen has: electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer as well as iron and iron board. The kitchen is also equipped with all the cutlery, crockery and utensils which you need.

Double Bedroom: with double bed, bedside cabinets and wardrobes. The double bedroom also has en-suite access to the shower room.

Shower Room: The fully tiled shower room has shower cubicle, toilet and wash basin. The shower room is accessed via the double bedroom.

Twin Bedroom: with two single beds, bedside cabinet and wardrobe.

Bathroom: The family bathroom has a bath complete with electric shower over, toilet, wash basin, heated towel rail.

Further details outdoors

Outside: Outside the Derwent Apartment is a communal courtyard complete with picnic table and barbeque

Parking is also available for this property for 1 car.

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.


Set at the confluence of the rivers Cocker and Derwent, Cockermouth is a quaint market town, which although dates back to medieval era the main period of growth was during the Georgian period of the early eighteenth century.

The town is eight miles north-west of Keswick hosts a number galleries, river walks and places of historical interest. Cockermouth is the birth place of poet William Wordsworth.

This gem of a town with ample galleries, river walks and historic Cockermouth Castle. Lots of pubs, specialist shopping and restaurants. Close to Bassenthwaite Lake there are so many other things to do and see in Cockermouth, making it the perfect family location. Cockermouth also does not suffer overcrowding of some of the more central Lake District towns.

An interesting way to explore the town is the Cockermouth Trail. The trail takes you around a fascinating walk through the town’s history, exploring nineteen of the famous landmarks and some lesser known landmarks of the town. Maps can be obtained from the Tourist Information Center.

The River Derwent flows behind the Main Street and Wordsworth House. There are pleasant footpaths and seats along the banks of the make for a delightful walk along the river. There is also a large car park next to the river with access into the Memorial Gardens and over the bridge into the Main Street. The river can be flowed into the brewery and then into Market Place.

In addition to the galleries and places of historical interest the town has a range of traditional stores and some more popular national stores. The town also has a large number of bars and restaurants, many of which are located on the newly re-developed Market Place and Main Street.

As the main period of growth for Cockermouth was during the Georgian period much of the road layout and buildings were developed during this time; with a great number of buildings retaining their original features, each year to celebrate the Gorgian influence, the town holds a Georgian Fair.

Cockermouth has a number of popular visitor attractions such as: Wordsworth House, The Sheep and Wool Centre, the Castlegate House Gallery, the Kirkgate Centre and Jennings Brewery; which produces 'real ale' and has been located in the town centre since 1828. Visitors can also take a guided tour of the brewing facilities and discover more information about this 175 year old process and even sample and take home the finished product from their on-site shop.

All of this makes Cockermouth the ideal place for both a quite and relaxing break and a hectic sight-seeing holiday.

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Review 1-3 of 3

15 Jul 2013


"Great place to chill out"

Very clean appartment. Welcomed by tge owner and everything explained well. We enjoyed our stay. You will love it if you prefer to be in a village for a few days… More

14 Apr 2013


"Excellent accommodation near the Lakes"

Well equipped, comfortable warm house, within easy reach of north Lakeland. Had everything we needed… More

6 Jul 2012


"Somewhere to relax after a hard days hiking"

The apartment is ideally situated approximately 5 miles out of Cockermouth, with Keswick and Threlkeld inland and Whitehaven and St Bees on the coast all within 30 to 45 minutes by car. There are man… More

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