Ashley Bank cottages is made up of two fantastic cottages (Ashley & Beechtree) which can be rented together. It is peacefully located near the head of the Ravenstonedale Valley in two acres of wooded grounds with magnificent view of the Howgill Fells. Ashley Bank is intended for large parties due to its ability to accommodate up to 16 people.
Ashley cottage (sleeps 12):
1 double bedroom ensuite bathroom
2 twin bedrooms with shared bathroom
2 family bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms; 3 single beds in each room.
All the bed linen and hand towels in the bathrooms are provided. We do not provide bath towels.
Gas central heating
Two cots and two high chairs
Beechtree cottage (sleeps 4):
1 double bedroom with ensuite bathroom
Fitted kitchen including gas hob, oven, microwave oven and fridge/freezer
Open plan kitchen/ sitting room/dinning
1 double bed settee in the lounge
Sky TV and Video
Gas central heating
All the bed linen and hand towels in the bathroom are provided. We do not provide bath towels
It is the ideal country location for family and group of friends for a special holiday or celebration Hen parties and girls reunion are most welcome. 5.5 miles from junction38 on the M6 in tranquil surroundings.
The area is bounded by the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the Pennines and the Mountains of the Lake District, and possesses a wealth of interesting locations and offers a wide choice of activities within reach of the lakes.
The area has every kind of outdoor pursuit from fell walking, pony trekking, golf and fishing.
|Size||Sleeps up to 16, 6 bedrooms|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 4 en suites|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: manchester 90mlies, Nearest railway: Oxenholm /Kirkby stephen 16 miles/5 miles|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (2), Sofa Beds (1), Single Beds (10), Cots available (2), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Cumbria is located in the North West of England with Carlisle as its largest settlement. Cumbria is made up of six districts- Allerdale, Barrow-in-Furness, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden and South Lakeland). Cumbria is famously known for the Lake District and Lake District National Park. This property is located just 50 miles south of Carlisle within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria.
The property is located between Kendal and Penrith in Cumbria. It is 140 miles south of Glasgow and 90 miles north of Manchester.
Kendal is a civil parish and market town located within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, just 50 miles south of Carlisle.
Penrith, also a market town is located within the Eden Valley and situated just north of the River Eamont- just 3 miles outside the boundaries of the Lake District National Park.
Kirkby Stephen (5 miles) – Co-op, Spar, butcher, fruit and vegetables.
Ravenstonedale (1.5 miles) – small village shop.
Kendal (16 miles) – Morrisons, Asda, Marks and Spencer and Booths.
Penrith (18 miles) – Morrisons, Co-op, Sainsburys and Booths.
Asda in Kendal will deliver groceries to the cottage
Kirkby Stephen – Mondays
Kendal – Wednesdays and Saturdays
Penrith – Saturdays J40 M6
Farmers market in Orton every 2nd Saturday of every month
Kendal – The Brewery Arts Centre, 01539 725133
Penrith – 01768 862400
Kendal Leisure Centre – 01539 729511
Penrith – 01768 863450
Appleby – 01768 351212
Newbiggin on Lune – contact Mountain Bike Skills – Mike Stafford – 015396 23520
Ravenstonedale – Stonetrail Mountain Bike Hire – 015396 23444
Great walks in the Howgills and the surrounding area. We have maps and books to give you an idea of different walks in the area.
Ravenstonedale (1.5 miles) - 9 holes
Appleby (14 miles) - 18 holes
Rookin House Farm, Troutbeck near Penrith (18 miles) – 017684 83561
Bike treks, adult Quads, Midi Quads, Mini Quads, Go Kart rally cross, Paint Balling, Archery, Horse Riding and Clay Pigeon Shooting.
Holmscale, Near Kendal – 01539729388
Pony Trekking, Quad Biking, Paint Balling, Archery, Offroading 4x4.
Bessy Beck, Newbiggin on Lune – Tel 01539 23303
You can hire fishing rods and you can buy fresh fish.
Kennedy Chocolate Factory in Orton worth a visit.
PUBS AND RESTAURANTS
Ravenstonedale (1.5 miles)
The Black Swan, very good food. – 01539 23204
The Fat Lamb, good food. – 01539 23242
The Kings Head, good food. – 015396 23050
Shap (15 miles)
The Grey Hound at about 20 minutes highly recommended.
Kirkby Stephen (5.5 miles)
The Old Forge
Mango Tree Indian Restaurant – 01768 374960
Highly recommended, orders can be rung and collected
Century Chinese Takeaway – 017683 72828
Highly recommended, menus available at the cottage
Two fish and chip shops
The Kings Arms Pub
The Black Bull Pub