The Bothy

Rusland Valley


Property Reference: W41985
  • Sleeps2
  • Pets 1
  • Bedrooms0
  • Grade4 Star rating
Garden and grounds Exterior Bedroom Bedroom Bathroom Bathroom

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Property Description

Naturalists get away

Studio for 2


An idyllic rural retreat set in a nature reserve in the heart of the Rusland Valley, between Windermere and Coniston Water in the Lake District. Accessed by an unmade track, The Bothy is attached to the owner’s home and makes a perfect ’back of beyond’ holiday base for exploring the magnificent Lake District or for the more active nature lover. There are many local walks and quiet lanes for cycling, while still only a short drive from Lake Windermere and Coniston Water. Explore Grizedale Forest for wonderful walks, cycle rides and the Go Ape adventure course. For the more energetic, a climb up the Old Man of Coniston is rewarded by stunning views from its 830 metre summit. The market town of Ulverston, with stylish shops, cinema and restaurants, is 7 miles. Leave the car and enjoy a 1.3 mile stroll to Bouth, with its Victorian Farm attraction and popular pub. Alternatively, just relax in peaceful tranquillity amongst wildlife, woodland and tarns. Shop 3 miles, pub serving food 1.3 miles.

Ground floor: Living room/twin bedroom with wooden floor. Kitchenette. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Electric central heating, underfloor central heating (in bathroom), electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. Digital TV. DVD and small library. CD. Electric hob. Microwave/oven. Shared laundry facilities. Wi-fi. Shared gardens. Parking (1 car). Natural water supply from well. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Fenced pond in the grounds.

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. Beutifully located. Owner very unobtrusive. Peaceful and natural - Only the sounds of nature could be heard. Thus we had the radio and tv off and just listened to it. It was a suprise to see it is such offthe beaten track. Sept 2012.
  2. Can’t praise "the Bothy" too highly. Spotlessly clean and well equipped. If you want quiet seclusion then this is the place. May 2012.
  3. Such a lovely place to stay. So peaceful and quiet and we live in a village in North Cumbria! The warden was very helpful and the small pond just inside the entrance gate is alive with interesting creepy crawlies. We went on a number of cycle rides and sat for hours beside the little roads overlooking the reserves in the area. Walk to the White Hart in Bouth for an evening meal, if you see the farmer who owns the cattle have a word. He has some tales to tell. Notice the round patch of alder trees shortly before the reserve entrance on the left which is really one tree with all its suckers. Aug 2011.
  4. We were made very welcome at this remote cottage in beautiful surroundings. June 2011.
  5. Beautiful location and accommodation for peace and quiet. The Bothy was very tastefully decorated and had everything we needed. April 2011.
  6. The cottage was a little out of the way which suited us well, the cottage was the cleanliest we have ever stayed in, the only down side was no oven, however we coped with the microwave. The beds and bed linen were so good we didn’t want to get up in the morning. By far the best cottage we have ever stayed in. March 2011.
  7. Great location for a getaway break. Unspoilt area of Lake district. Good local pub. Accomodation spot on. No extra charge for dog was a bonus! March 2011.
  8. Very clean and tidy. Aug 2010.
  9. Well presented, clean, tidy accommodation. Lovely peaceful setting in the nature reserve. July 2010.
  10. We liked the remote location. June 2010.
  11. Pure heaven. May 2010.
  12. Although the Bothy is quite small it is wonderfully cosy and the quality of the fixtures and fittings is excellent. Mar 2010.
  13. Well presented with clean modern facilities, scenic views & natural setting. Oct 2009.
  14. This was probably the cottage we have stayed at. The only regret was that we only had a few days there. Sept 2009.
  15. Lovely relaxing with nature at your door. Aug 2009.
  16. This property is in very tranquil surroundings, there are walks available from the end of the drive. Aug 2009.
  17. Clean, tidy and well equipped. July 2009.
  18. The owners of the property were friendly and a pleasure to meet. The location was like a little piece of heaven, very tranquil and the most beautiful scenery. The personal touch of tea, coffee, biscuits and fresh eggs was a pleasant surprise. I can not fault the accommodation and would gladly recommend this to friends and family. Definitely a place to return to. April 2009.
  19. Although the weather was variable, we enjoyed the location very much. Especially the walks around the nature reserve. April 2009.
  20. The Bothy is a really perfect place to explore the lakes from. We had everything we needed and it was completely private, the owners were very helpful and kind, providing lots of relevant information and suggestions. All in all a wonderful holiday. Nov 2008.
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