Self-Catering Lake District Cottages - Enjoy in the Heart of the Lakes

Here at Heart of the Lakes we offer you a fine selection of Lake District cottages sleeping from just two up to the largest sleeping ten. Whatever time of year you choose to stay you will find one of our self-catering cottages in the Lake District that fits the bill. Our Lake District cottages come in all shapes and sizes with a range of quality to suit every taste and pocket. Locations vary from village centre to remote and rural but all are in the most sought after parts of the National Park.

Many of our guests return year after year to their favourite cottages in the Lake District so, if this is your first visit to the Lake District, we hope you will enjoy exploring our website to maybe find your own favourite cottage in which to enjoy many delightful holidays.

The area abounds in places to visit, beautiful scenery, lakes and mountains, wonderful food, country pubs, pretty villages, lake cruises and boat hire. In fact there is so much to do that you may not have time to fit it all in... but make the most of your busy days out and return to your comfortable Lake District cottage to relax and plan your next activity.

Every holiday booked with Heart of the Lakes includes free Leisure Club membership in the price - a facility much enjoyed by our guests. Many of our Lake District cottages are pet friendly and most are family friendly. Don't miss our fine selection of luxury cottages in the Lake District for couples, perfect for that romantic break or just simply for a relaxing getaway at any time of the year.

If you have any queries please do contact us for individual attention. Our expert booking staff will be able to answer any questions to make sure that you choose the most perfect spot your holiday in one of our delightful Lake District cottages.

Fairy Glen 2015


  • Sleeps 10
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Facility Rating 5
  • Pets Welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Short breaks
  • Character Features
  • Log Burner or Fire
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Views
  • Wordsworth Leisure Club

Where is Fairy Glen 2015?

Swan Lane, Grasmere, AMBLESIDE, Cumbria, LA22 9RH

Information about Fairy Glen 2015

Property ref: 7064

Current Special Offers

20% OFF weeks from 11/9 - 2/10...That's over £250 per week OFF...BOOK NOW!!

We are sure you will love Fairy Glen - a delightfully spacious and characterful family home in an ideal location on the edge of picturesque Grasmere village. Built in the mid 19thC the property has been sympathetically updated whilst retaining many original features and is sure to please anyone looking for a larger holiday home for either an extended family or a number of couples wishing to stay together. There is much to do in the immediate area and no need to use the car on a daily basis with shops and local services just along the road, plenty of eating places and various  good pubs  close by you will have all your day to day needs on hand. Walks from the door are too many to mention with both rambles and high level peaks accessible.
Grasmere makes a splendid base for a holiday in any season and is always sought after being right in the heart of the lakes. Make sure you visit the Wordsworth museum and Dove Cottage and see the local churchyard where Wordsworth is buried. Rowing boats are available on Grasmere Lake in season - beautiful for a picnic on a sunny day.

Accommodation: The house is on three floors. Front door entrance with room for jackets and boots leads into the welcoming hallway with rooms to either side. The main sitting room to the left has plenty of comfy seating and an impressive wood burner to keep you cosy on the coldest nights (Flat screen TV and free wi-fi). To the right of the hallway is the open plan kitchen/dining room with wood burning stove and bay window, open fire and TV. Extra comfy seating makes this a very sociable space, perfect for family gathering, relaxed dining and socialising. The rear hallway beyond the kitchen has a separate utility room, store room and more hanging space. Back door to small rear yard.

The first floor has four bedrooms, three doubles all have character brass bedsteads and stylish en-suite shower rooms whilst the twin has use of the family shower room on the split landing. All bedrooms have good views to fells and village. The master bedroom with king-sized brass bed is on the top floor with feature beams, some sloping roof lines, dressing area and an en-suite with roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and wc.

Fairy Glen has a welcoming feel with lots of home comforts, original stripped floors with rugs, stylish modern bathrooms throughout and gas central heating.

Outside: Private parking for three cars. Enclosed front garden with lawn,mature shrubs and trees and with steps to the front door and patio area.  Village centre 5 minute walk (approx.) 

Note: Wordsworth Hotel leisure Club for 6 persons included.

2 dogs by arrangement * non-smoking * duvets/beds made up * towels included * gas range cooker ( extra cooker also in utility room)  * dishwasher * microwave * fridge/freezer * washer * tumble dryer * gas central heating an hot water * gas and elec. included * logs for fires available locally * free wi-fi * cot and high chair to order * garden furniture

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What our guests say

  • Our 5th visit and we love it as much as our first! Thank you again.

    / Elind
  • Fantastic weather, lovely cottage. Enjoyed yet another stay at Thomas Fold.  See you next year.

    / Thomas Fold Cottage
  • Perfect Cottage and wonderful location, everything we needed and more, had a great time hiking biking and running and will definately be back. Thank you so much.

    / The Garth
  • What a gem of a place. See you again. 

    / Elind
  • Fabulous cottage - great location & facilities - everything we could ask for. Highlights included Cat Bells & the Pencil Museum.

    / Breckon Cottage
  • Our 7th stay at the wonderful Glenburn. Already booked for next year. Done lots of great walks and thank you for the wine.

    / Glenburn
  • Wonderful Views, very comfortable accommodation, especially the beds. Celebrated an 80th Birthday in such good surroundings.

    / Lakefield House
  • Well we didn't expect that, a lovely warm welcome from Amanda, fire cake and wine. We have had a great week exploring the lakes and fells in the area. We hope to come back and enjoy this lovely cottage again. Many thanks for your hospitality.

    / Gowan Bank Farm Cottage
  • Beautiful Cottage, well designed and cosy. Weather great for the time of year and photographed a brilliant sunset sky last night.

    / Waterhead Cottage
  • A really interesting and fun house, comfortable and spacious and perfectly located for a walking week away from home.  Thank you very much for lending it to us.

    / Willow Hill
  • Loved it here on the riverside ......Kids enjoyed the pool and the climbing wall.


    Hope to be back

    / Riverside Park 2
  • Great weather this week. Well stocked kitchen which is appreciated, plenty of room for six, lovely outlook.

    / The Old Police House
  • We used the on-site pool, bar and restaurant during our stay and had an excellent all round holiday.

    / Brackenburn
  • We have had a very good time here...must say the cottage was very comfortable for us all. 

    / Mollys Cottage
  • A very cosy and well equipped cottage, You've thought of every thing. Many thanks.

    / Elind
  • Our 2nd visit to Drumlin and we had a great New Year and hope to come back again. The house is spacious, comfortable and cosy. Thank-you

    / Drumlin
  • What a lovely cottage of such character in a pretty village with typical lakeland views. We enjoyed our stay and hope to return another time.

    / High Fold
  • Thanks for an excellent cottage and very good value for money.

    / Gale Mews
  • A wonderful week of weather - no rain and very warm. Enjoyed excellent walks every day. It is our 8th visit to this lovely house, but first time in September.

    / Le Tholonet
  • Another excellent holiday at Beckstones and we made good use of the on-site facilities

    / Beckstones
  • A lovely house with everything you need for a great holiday. Thank you. So nice not to use the cars when going for walks.

    / Fairy Glen 2015
  • Another great week end in the lakes, The house great, Location the best for everything you want to do. See you again.

    / Fairy Glen 2015
  • Great weekend , Great location, Great company, will come again soon.

    / Fairy Glen 2015
  • Second great visit, certainly won't be the last. 

    / Fairy Glen 2015
  • We've had a lovely week and very much enjoyed the beautiful well located Fairy Glen. 

    / Fairy Glen 2015
  • Fabulous House, amazing location, invigorating hikes from the door. Thanks hope to return again.

    / Fairy Glen 2015
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