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The cottages are situated in the middle of the Great Langdale valley, in 2 acres of garden and fellside.
O.S. Grid ref. 306 067. Long House is also marked on Ordnance Survey maps.

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Local facilities

Chapel Stile (1½ miles) - The nearest shop is the Co-op village store which has a good range of groceries, local produce, off-licence, newspapers etc. Upstairs in the co-op is Brambles cafe and nearby is the Wainwrights Inn, a traditional Lakeland pub.

Elterwater (2 miles) - An attractive little village named after the nearby lake. The Britannia Inn serves homemade pub food and local ales. Just opposite is the newly opened Slates cafe.

Dungeon Ghyll (¾ mile) - Beneath the Langdale Pikes are the Sticklebarn Tavern and the New Dungeon Ghyll hotel, and a little further down the valley is the Old Dungeon Ghyll hotel.

Grasmere (5 miles) - Village and lake with a good selection of shops, art galleries, pubs and cafes. Popular attractions include Dove cottage; home of the poet William Wordsworth, and the famous Grasmere gingerbread shop. The walk over to Grasmere is popular with guests staying at the cottages.

Ambleside (6 miles) - Small town at the head of Lake Windermere with a wide range of shops, cafes and restaurants. Probably the best place in the Lakes to buy outdoor gear. Attractions include a cinema, climbing wall and the iconic Bridge House. Lake cruises are available from Waterhead and Galava Roman Fort is close by.

There is a local bus service from Ambleside to Dungeon Ghyll, which will stop outside the gate on request.

How to find us

From the south leave the M6 at Junction 36 for Kendal and South Lakes, continuing to Ambleside. From the north leave the M6 at Junction 40 at Penrith proceeding via the Keswick road as far as Threlkeld. Here take the B5322 road, that joins the A591 as far as Ambleside. At Ambleside follow the B5343 to the Langdales. After passing by Elterwater and through Chapel Stile we are 1½ miles on the right hand side, on the road to Dungeon Ghyll.