“Rockwood”, Grasmere, Lake District

Traditional Lakeland Cottage - Sleeps 8 to 12 - Quiet Location - Pets Welcome - Free WiFi - 10 minutes Stroll to Grasmere’s Traditional Pubs & Restaurants - Short Breaks - Pets welcome

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Owners Tel: +44 (0)1344 624896

Fax: +44 (0)11344 623505

Website: www.rockwood-lakedistrict.com

Email: quietholidays@gmail.com

Check-in / Check-out: Friday changeover day for full week and 4 day weekend breaks; Tuesday check-in for 3 night midweek breaks. Check in time is 4.00 pm, check out time is strictly 10.00 am, as the cottage will need to be cleaned for the next incoming guests.


Address:  Rockwood, Under Helm Road, Grasmere LA22 9QR

Tel:  n/a (owner 01344 624896 / 07970 659941)

Parking Car: Strictly a maximum of 3 cars.

Directions by Road:

Proceeding from Junction 36 of the M6 Motorway, follow the A591, (in Ings Village, just by the speed camera, you will pass a great pub, the Watermill, for a late lunch stop) through the outskirts of Windermere, following the signposts towards Ambleside. (By Windermere train station, you will pass Booths Supermarket, which is the biggest and best in the Lake District, if you need to stop to buy some food). Drive through Ambleside, signposted Grasmere. As you enter Grasmere, at the roundabout by the Wordsworth Museum, turn left and follow the road through the village; it bends round to the right, by the Red Lion Hotel. Almost immediately after this, opposite Sams Bookshop, turn left, signposted Easedale Tarn. Follow for ½ mile, turn right just after a small bridge and just before a “no access for traffic” sign and follow for 300 yards. Rockwood is on the right,

behind a white gate. Please enter the house through the back door.

Cottage Facilities: 2 x TV with DVD, CD player, iron and board, dishwasher, washing machine/drier, hair driers, full gas central heating. Free wireless broadband throughout the cottage. All linen and personal towels are supplied. Games and books. Tourist information.

Other Information: Pets by prior arrangement. No smoking.

Nearest Food Shop: Co-op in Grasmere, left by Sams Bookshop. Small Tesco in Ambleside. Best supermarket by far is Booths in Windermere.

Nearest Chemist: Left by Sam’s Bookshop

Nearest Newsagent: Left by Sam’s Bookshop

Nearest Post Office: Straight over by Sam’s Bookshop

Nearest Petrol:  On A591, on way out of Ambleside

Nearest Bank/ATM: Barclays and Natwest in Ambleside

Nearest Tourist Information : Ambleside

Walking Directions

To Pubs: Travellers Rest, children friendly. Turn right out of Rockwood to the end of the lane; turn right over bridge, to top of lane, T junction with A591; turn right. 15 minutes walk

 The Lamb: By the Red Lion Hotel in Grasmere, not so children friendly, but still really nice, 10 minutes  walk.


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Grasmere Village, with Sam's bookshop with greenawnings. You turn left here to get to Rockwood Grasmere Church, where William Wordsworth is buried.