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Cowmire Hall - A Special Place to Stay

Cowmire Hall

Crosthwaite, Kendal
Cumbria, England, LA8 8JJ

Phone: 015395 68200

Secretly Famous™ for…

The best damson gin made to a traditional recipe from local damsons

Cowmire Hall lies in the Winster Valley, one of the Lake District's most peaceful valleys, about equidistant (7 miles) from Kendal, Windermere and Grange-over-Sands. There is a variety of good shops in all three towns, Booth's excellent supermarkets in Kendal and Windermere, two other supermarkets outside Kendal, and the local farmers market proves an exciting and unique experience for many guests.

The Bothy is a delightful, first-floor holiday flat in converted loft, consisting of a hall, large living-room/kitchen open to the roof-space with a gallery or sleeping-platform above the kitchen area; shower-room and twin-bedrwoom. The kitchen is well-equipped, with an oil-fired Raeburn cooker that also provides hot water and central heating. There is also a wood stove (with a supply of dry logs), a television set with DVD player, and good quality furniture. Fuel, bed-linen and towels are included. The flat is suitable for two people to sleep but is equipped for six people to eat. There are also two beds on the gallery, with ladder access, which may be used at your own risk for children over eight or for your occasional athletic guests!

The farm has a Damson orchard, and the family have developed a facility for making their own Damson Gin. They haven't kept their love of Damsons just to gin though, they have developed a Christmas Pudding, Chocolates and their latest addition is cider, made entirely from local apples.

Oliver and Victoria Barratt

The Boathouse:
Cowmire Hall also has a boathouse, with a day-room above the dock, in a lovely peaceful bay on the west side of Windermere, near Lakeside. There is a jetty, and a slipway for launching dinghies, as well as a picnic table and barbecue. Bothy guests may use the boathouse (though not always exclusively), and a rowing-boat, for a small extra charge; or you may bring your own canoe or sailing dinghy.
A Special Place to Stay