Lodge | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

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

This accommodation has a light and airy feel which is achieved by the sky lights located in the lounge and kitchen area, the design and decoration also helps to achieve the feel of this lodge.

The lounge area of this lodge has patio doors which open onto an enclosed deck/veranda area which is covered by the roof of the lodge; this area is also complete with outdoor furniture, which makes this lodge comfortable whatever the weather. Pets are welcome in this accommodation, and it is also close to the four acre dog walking area. This lodge also has good parking for one car. Pets are also welcome in this accommodation.

Maple Tree lodge is fully central heated and double glazed.

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

Features and Facilities

General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, 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
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Lounge: The lounge is decorated in light colours, which feels very spacious; the abundance of windows allows the full appreciation of the wonderful countryside views. Following this modern theme the lounge has Flat screen TV and DVD.

Kitchen/Dining Area: The modern fully-fitted kitchen is complete with: Microwave, Fridge-Freezer, Cooker and Dishwasher and the added benefit of a washing machine. From the kitchen the dinning area has plenty of light via the two roof velux windows has modern wooden dining table with four chairs.

Master Bedroom: Master bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower room; with toilet, wash basin and shower.

Twin Bedroom: The twin room has two single beds, and is adjacent to the bathroom.

Bathroom: Self-contained family bathroom with toilet, wash basin and bath.

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.

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.