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  • VisitEngland 4 Star Farmhouse
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Farmhouse with 3 rooms £80-£84 pppnb

Crosslands Farm

Crosslands Farm

Crosslands Farm

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Children of any age are accepted.

Fell View
(double room sleeps 2)

Rusland View
(double room sleeps 2)

Valley View
(double room sleeps 2)

Availability last updated 16 Jun 2019 09:19

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    Mature / Senior Couple L W
    28 June 2018
    Rated as 4 out of 5

    “Wonderful peaceful break”

    Great peaceful location with good rooms and excellent breakfast.

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    Crosslands is a 17th Century farmhouse in the unspoilt valley of Rusland nestled between the lakes of Windermere and Coniston. It is a perfect base for walking and cycling within easy reach of Hawkshead, Grizedale Forest and all the lakeland hills.

    There are plenty of walks from the farm and as parking is not a problem you can leave your car behind. There are several walks over the farm including one through conservation woodland which has been set up by David. Also here there is a walk to High Dam which is well worth a visit.

    The Farmhouse is full of original features such as oak beams and slate flags floors. The lounge is comfortably decorated with a large window looking over the garden to the valley. There is an inglenook fireplace with log burner, it is the ideal place to relax in the evenings.

    The separate dining room has been transformed from the old dairy dating back to 1645. It boasts the original ham hooks and slate cooling slabs. Here you will be served a hearty breakfast while enjoying the view.

    The bedrooms are well decorated with hairdryer, TV and tea/coffee facilities. Rusland room has an en-suite with power shower also a window seat for you to relax and enjoy the view. Fell View has an en suite bathroom, Valley View is a double room with lovely viewacross the valley with private bathroom. and can be let in conjunction with a twin room ideal for families. There are robes provided. There are great views across the garden, fields and to the fell where there are several walks.


    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • TelevisionTelevision
    • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
    • UnlicensedUnlicensed
    • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
    • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
    • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
    • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
    • Private parkingPrivate parking
    • GardenGarden
    • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
    • Central heatingCentral heating
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Television availableTelevision available
    • FishingFishing
    • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
    • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
    • Working farmWorking farm
    • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
    • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
    • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
    • Evening mealsEvening meals
    • HairdryerHairdryer
    • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
    • Cots availableCots available
    • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires

    Tea tray offered on arrival. Dry any wet outdoor clothes. Children welcome from any age.


    LA22 8JU


    Plan route to Crosslands Farm using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: SD 343894  Lat: 54.29596 Long: -3.01094

    From M6 jct 36, follow the Windermere direction for 3 miles; then turn left onto A590 for Barrow.Follow this road until you reach Newby Bridge then Backbarrow.Just past Backbarrow, there is a steam railway on the right.After about 0.5 miles, there is a crossroads.Take a right turn; at the next T junction, turn right.Follow the signs for Grizedale & Rusland. At the next junction do not go straight on - turn to the left. When you come out of the Rusland Beeches there is a Georgian hall on the left in the distance. Follow the road towards the hall and you will reach a farm with a left turn opposite. Do not turn here. Carry straight on until you reach a bad corner. Take the right turn at the Y junction and go up a little hill. We are the white farmhouse facing you.
    From Hawkshead, turn right at T junction. Don't take next right to Grizedale but go for a mile and then turn right. Follow road for about 3 miles. Go over a bridge and down the hill. Turn left, go through farm and after a mile turn right at juction. After another mile you will come to the rear of the farm. We are the first house on the left

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


    • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
      • YesGravel
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesHas a ramp
      • YesHas steps and no ramp

    Public Areas

    • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
    • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)


    • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
    • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
    • Bathrooms available with:
      • YesBath with shower
      • YesBath


    • YesSteps to the main entrance
      • 2
        Number of steps to entrance
      • YesHandrail by steps
    • YesEntrance well lit
    • YesBell at main entrance


    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
    • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
    • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
      • YesSugar free (diabetic)
      • YesGluten free (coeliac)
      • YesLactose free (dairy free)
      • YesLow potassium
      • YesLow sodium
      • YesNut free
      • YesAdditive free
      • YesOrganic
      • YesVegetarian
      • YesVegan


    • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours
    • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities

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