Raise Cottage | Accommodation Grasmere, Cumberland, North England

Raise Cottage, Hotels and accommodation in Grasmere, Cumberland, North England
Raise Cottage

Raise Cottage
LA22 9RS

Rates Last Updated: 25 March 2014

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Picture Raise Cottage in Grasmere, Cumberland, North England Visit our website at raisecottagegrasmere.co.uk to book. Raise cottage is situated on the summit of Dunmail Raise, close to Raise Beck. This stunning location provides superb mountain views and immediate access to the mountains for walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Nestling on the slopes of Seat Sandal, it is a prime location to explore the Central Fells, probably the best location for your ascent of Helvellyn. Adjacent to the Coast to Coast path and close to many local mountain bike routes, we cater for all.
Family-run, we offer bunk and breakfast accommodation for individuals and groups, with evening meals by arrangement.

The accommodation comprises of two 12 bed bunk rooms, a dining room with wood burning stove and television, free WiFi, and a drying room.

We are on the main bus route from Windermere Railway Station to Keswick. There is a regular service and the bus stops outside. Car parking is on the adjacent lay-by.

Welcoming all, Raise Cottage is run by the father and son team of Philip and Mark Harrison.
Picture Raise Cottage in Grasmere, Cumberland, North England
Picture Raise Cottage in Grasmere, Cumberland, North England For £15 a night we provide a bed in one of our bunk rooms. Bedding is not provided, so guests are asked to bring their own bedding or a sleeping bag.

A selection of milk, cereals, and toast comes as standard but we also provide an English breakfast for the price of £5. This is paid for with cash on the day but it is asked that we are given notice of your needs.

Likewise, we are able to make sandwiches for guests to take on their trips out. These come at various prices.

We are able to cook evening meals, but these must be arranged in advance.

Arriving from the South

Depart the M6 motorway at junction 36 and join the A590 towards Windermere (which soon becomes the A591). From here it is about a 30 miles drive through the South Lakes. Stay on the A591 and pass Kendal before driving through Windemere, Ambleside and Grasmere. Stay on the A591, pass the Swan hotel, we are situated approximately 2 miles past Grasmere and a mile and a half past the Travellerís Rest pub on the summit of Dunmail Raise. Park in the lay-by on the right hand side of the road (look out for the AA box).

Arriving from the North

Depart the M6 motorway at junction 40 and drive West on the A66 until reaching Threlkeld. Turn off onto Station Road / B5322 (there will be a brown tourist sign for the mining museum). Join the A591 and pass the Kingís Head Hotel, continue for 4 and a half miles enjoying the view of Thilmere Reservoir, we can be found on the left shortly after the dual carriageway. Lookout for the AA box and park in the lay-by on the left hand side of the road.

Public Transport right to our door (rail and bus)

The 555 bus stops right outside the cottage, travelling from Lancaster to Keswick via Carnforth, Milnthorpe, Kendal, Windermere, Ambleside and Grasmere. Windermere is well served with its rail station and the 555 can be caught from outside the station.

National Express also run services to Windermere and Grasmere.
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