Limestone Pavements
Limestone Pavement on Hampsfell

Limestone Pavements

Hampsfell high above Grange-over-sands is home to large areas of Limestone pavements. These Limestone rock surfaces were formed under warm seas about 350 million years ago. The pavements seen today,…

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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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