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Goodies Farmhouse

Goodies Farmhouse

Welcome to Goodies Farmhouse

Welcome to Goodies Farmhouse

Sitting room

Sitting room

Amazing views from the conservatory

Amazing views from the conservatory

Cosy fire

Cosy fire

Bluebell Cottage

Bluebell Cottage

Farmhouse Kitchen

Farmhouse Kitchen

Farmhouse en-suite bedroom

Farmhouse en-suite bedroom

Bluebell Cottage

Bluebell Cottage

Tranquillity

Tranquillity

Bluebell Cottage

Bluebell Cottage

Bluebell private terrace

Bluebell private terrace

Luxurious toiletries provided

Luxurious toiletries provided

Medieval headboard in master bedroom

Medieval headboard in master bedroom

Goodies Farmhouse

Goodies Farmhouse

King bedroom

King bedroom

Goodies Farmhouse

Goodies Farmhouse

Goodies Farmhouse

Goodies Farmhouse

Welcome to Goodies Farmhouse

Welcome to Goodies Farmhouse

Sitting room

Sitting room

Amazing views from the conservatory

Amazing views from the conservatory

Cosy fire

Cosy fire

Bluebell Cottage

Bluebell Cottage

Farmhouse Kitchen

Farmhouse Kitchen

Farmhouse en-suite bedroom

Farmhouse en-suite bedroom

Bluebell Cottage

Bluebell Cottage

Tranquillity

Tranquillity

Bluebell Cottage

Bluebell Cottage

Bluebell private terrace

Bluebell private terrace

Luxurious toiletries provided

Luxurious toiletries provided

Medieval headboard in master bedroom

Medieval headboard in master bedroom

Goodies Farmhouse

Goodies Farmhouse

King bedroom

King bedroom

Goodies Farmhouse

Goodies Farmhouse

Goodies Farmhouse

Cumbria, LA10 5EF

Luxury cottages overlooking the Howgill Fells

  • Fabulous interior and VisitBritain 5*
  • Peaceful, private surroundings & glorious scenery
  • Wonderful walks straight from the door
  • Relaxing conservatory with stunning views
  • Piano, books, fresh flowers, magazines & free WiFi
  • Tranquil location, yet Windermere only 35 minutes

Awards

VisitEngland 4 star
VisitEngland 5 star

Cottages

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From £895
  • Goodies Farmhouse
  • Farmhouse kitchen/dining
  • Piano, which guests may play
  • Enjoy a quiet drink
  • Cheery log fire in the sitting room
  • Elizabethan-style bedroom
  • Amazing views
  • Wonderful surroundings
  • Breakfast with beautiful views
  • Welcome afternoon tea on arrival
  • En-suite bedroom
  • Luxurious towels and toiletries
  • Large, spacious sitting room
  • Fabulous medieval headboard
  • Characterful touches
  • Cosy fire in the conservatory
  • Fantastic views from the conservatory
  • Twin bedroom
  • Magical garden
  • Walks straight from the door onto the Howgills

There are 2 cottages at this site

    • Sleeps 6Sleeps 6
    • Bedrooms 3Bedrooms 3
    • Dines 8Dines 8
    • Flexible CancellationFlexible Cancellation
    • Dogs AcceptedDogs Accepted
    • Enclosed GardenEnclosed Garden
    • Child-FriendlyChild-Friendly
    • Space to playSpace to play
    • WiFiWiFi
    • ParkingParking
    • Open fire / Log burnerOpen fire / Log burner
    • BarbecueBarbecue
    • Supermarket delivery availableSupermarket delivery available
    • Credit cards acceptedCredit cards accepted
    • Fine dining (within 10 miles)Fine dining (within 10 miles)
    • National Trail (within 1 mile)National Trail (within 1 mile)
    • Large groups welcomeLarge groups welcome
From £395
  • Comfortable sitting room with log burner
  • Bluebell Cottage
  • Private garden
  • Bedroom
  • Sitting Room
  • Glorious walks from the door
  • Private terrace
  • Bluebell garden
  • Lovely, bright double bedroom
  • Luxurious towels and toiletries
  • Tranquillity
  • Stunning views
  • Bluebell wood

There are 2 cottages at this site

    • Sleeps 2Sleeps 2
    • Bedrooms 1Bedrooms 1
    • Dines 2Dines 2
    • Flexible CancellationFlexible Cancellation
    • Dogs AcceptedDogs Accepted
    • Enclosed GardenEnclosed Garden
    • Matched bathroomsMatched bathrooms
    • WiFiWiFi
    • ParkingParking
    • Open fire / Log burnerOpen fire / Log burner
    • Supermarket delivery availableSupermarket delivery available
    • Credit cards acceptedCredit cards accepted
    • Fine dining (within 10 miles)Fine dining (within 10 miles)
    • National Trail (within 1 mile)National Trail (within 1 mile)
    • Large groups welcomeLarge groups welcome

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Flexible Cancellation

Flexible Cancellation

Dogs Accepted

Dogs Accepted

Enclosed Garden

Enclosed Garden

Matched bathrooms

Matched bathrooms

Child-Friendly

Child-Friendly

Space to play

Space to play

WiFi

WiFi

Parking

Parking

Open fire / Log burner

Open fire / Log burner

Barbecue

Barbecue

Supermarket delivery available

Supermarket delivery available

Credit cards accepted

Credit cards accepted

Fine dining (within 10 miles)

Fine dining (within 10 miles)

National Trail (within 1 mile)

National Trail (within 1 mile)

Large groups welcome

Large groups welcome

About & Contact

Member since 2010

Welcome to Goodies Farmhouse

Luxury cottages overlooking the Howgill Fells


Goodies Farmhouse  is gorgeous! Full of warmth and character, this wonderful 17th century farmhouse is set in an acre of private garden and woodland and is utterly peaceful and private. With ancient oak beams and original oak floors, the beautiful interior is luxuriously furnished, enhanced with lovely objects d’art from Italy and France and exudes a feeling of luxurious comfort and relaxation. The surrounding scenery is glorious; a wooded valley, rushing river and high fells provide wonderful walks straight from the door or, for complete relaxation, the amazing scenery can be drowsily enjoyed from the blissfully comfortable sofas in the conservatory.

Bluebell  is an idyllic, small cottage tucked away in its own private garden and even has its own lakeland waterfall. This pretty little cottage has a beautifully designed interior and really fits the description ‘away from it all’. Guests return again and again to Bluebell Cottage.

Combine Goodies Farmhouse and Bluebell Cottage, for a larger get together; although each property is completely private from the other, with no shared access, garden or parking areas, the two together make a fabulous holiday location for families or friends. The farmhouse dines 8 and is spacious enough for everyone to gather together, whilst Bluebell offers the opportunity for one or two guests to have some quiet time, too.

The scenery around the farmhouse is stunningly beautiful; a lovely Westmorland valley where little has changed over the centuries, with high fells, woodland, meadows and rushing river. Wild flowers flourish and wildlife abounds; deer, otters, peregrine falcons, and many other rare birds.

Wonderful walks, far from the crowds, start straight from the door - some gentle, some challenging - and upon which you will rarely meet anyone else. A handwritten guidebook, describes these walks and equally beautiful ones nearby.

One of the greatest delights of staying at Goodies Farmhouse is being able to lace up your walking boots and explore the glorious river which flows through this enchanting valley. Perfect for lazing away an idyllic afternoon, with rocky pools and shady glens, being gently lulled by the sound of tumbling water and glimpsing the flash of turquoise on the Kingfisher’s wing. In all weathers this is a lovely walk; lazy and soporific in the summer; exhilarating and brisk in the winter, gentle if you stay by the river, challenging if you make a day of it and walk up into the high fells.

The quaint nearby village of Sedbergh has several antique shops, a good pub and homemade bakery. Dent is a pretty village with cobbled streets and interesting art galleries, and Kirkby Lonsdale is just lovely; touristy but unspoilt, this beautiful, tiny market town has interesting shops, great places for lunch, cafe bars with pretty gardens, good restaurants, an attractive ancient church and riverside walks.

Windermere is 30 minutes away with all the activities of the Lake District to discover; lake sailing on Ullswater, rowing on Grasmere, easy climbing up Cat Bells by Derwentwater, GoApe Tree Top Adventure in Grisedale Forest, visiting Beatrice Potter's House, Wordsworth's Grasmere, coffee at Miller Howe (wonderful!), lunch at The Mason's Arms at Strawberry Bank (after an easy walk up Gummer's Howe overlooking Windermere) and also suggestions for some of the best walks in the Lake District, often with a country pub along the way; or a boat trip across Ullswater to Howtown with a wonderful walk back along the lake edge to Glenridding.

Quaint, pretty villages, the best of the country pubs, amazing Lakeland scenery, local farm visits and some 'off the beaten track' suggestions too; and always returning to the timeless tranquillity surrounding Goodies Farmhouse.

Meet the owner

Alexandra Stephenson

Restoring Goodies Farmhouse has been immense pleasure and fun. Now, as a trained landscape designer, I am gradually working on the acre of garden.

Location & Attractions

  • Beach Beach
  • Castle Castle
  • Heritage Heritage
  • Museums Museums
  • Visitors Attraction Visitors Attraction
  • Walks Walks

Goodies Farmhouse

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Firbank
Cumbria
LA10 5EF

Walks Fell Foot Park

Fell Foot Park is a country park, formerly the grounds of a Victorian house, situated beside Windermere.

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Heritage Carnforth Station Heritage Centre

Carnforth Station Heritage Centre is the famous setting for David Lean's film `Brief Encounter`.

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Castle Kendal Castle

The castle, which is atop a glacial drumlin, was built in the 12th century as the Caput baroniae for the Barony of Kendal.

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Museums Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Abbot Hall was built in 1759 by Colonel George Wilson, the second son of Daniel Wilson of Dallam Tower, a large house and country estate nearby.

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Visitors Attraction White Scar Cave

White Scar Cave is the longest show cave in the UK and well worth a visit. Try also the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail whilst you're there.

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Castle Sizergh Castle, Farm & Farm Shop

Sizergh Castle is a National Trust Medieval Castle, Stately Home, Garden & Estate with a working Farm and award-winning Deli-Farm Shop. Stop at The Strickland Arms for Real Ale & Great Food.

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Museums Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry

This award-winning museum tells the story of the Lake District and its inhabitants. This isolated area developed its own unique customs and traditions before the arrival of rail and cars.

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Visitors Attraction Levens Hall

Historic House in 10 acres of gardens. Unique collection of ancient and extraordinary topiary characters sculpted from box and yew. Plant Centre & Buttery / Tea Shop.

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Visitors Attraction Kendal Wall at Lakeland Climbing Centre

The Lakeland Climbing Centre offers superb indoor and outdoor rock climbing experiences and is Cumbria’s premier climbing centre with the tallest indoor climbing wall in the country.

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Walks Yorkshire Dales National Park

Up hill and down dale, the Yorkshire Dales National Park is home to some of Yorkshire's most iconic scenery and attractions

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Walks Warton Crag

Dominated by limestone cliffs, decorated by wildflowers and colonised by rare butterflies, Warton Crag will leave you spellbound.

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Heritage St Oswald's Church, Warton

North of Carnforth, this village has strong links to the Washington family, ancestors of the USA's first President George Washington.

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Castle Sizergh Castle

Beautiful medieval house, with rich gardens and estate.

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Beach Morecambe Bay

Looking out from the sands of Morecambe Bay you have stunning views of the Lakeland Fells in the distance.

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Walks Lake District National Park

Visit the Lake District National Park for sights like no other.

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