The Coffin Route
The Rydal to Grasmere Coffin Route

The Coffin Route

It’s highly likely that William Wordsworth and his family walked along this route from Rydal to Grasmere. The path will have been regularly used before there was a consecrated local…

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Hardcragg Hall
Hardcragg Hall, Grange-over-Sands

Hardcragg Hall

  The oldest building in Grange is Hardcragg Hall, dating from 1563. It was was once the home of John Wilkinson, the ironmaster.  He sailed the first iron boat on the…

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Longsleddale

Longsleddale is the most easterly of the major valleys of Lakeland, located 4 miles north of Kendal near Garnett Bridge. Delightful and straight, this narrow valley stretches for 8 miles…

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VisitEngland Award

We are delighted that Lothlorien Holiday Cottage has recently been awarded Four Stars from VisitEngland. Our goal at Lothlorien is to provide guests with high quality accommodation in clean comfortable…

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Rydal Hall
Rydal Hall

Rydal Hall

Elegant Rydal Hall is a stunning place to explore. Set in over 30 acres, close to Rydal Water, it is a perfect place to walk and breath in the clear…

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