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  • VisitEngland 5 Star Self-catering
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • Fair Booking
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 1 unit £425-£725 pupw sleeps 2

Wordsworth Barn Living Area

Wordsworth Barn Living Area

Large open plan living area with woodburner, 32" Freesat HD TV with Blu Ray record.
Wordsworth Barn Living Area

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  • Show special offerNow available Easter Bank Holiday Break 4 nights (Friday 10th-14th April 2020) Tariff inclusive of linen, towels and all fuel for wood burner, heating, hot water, complimentary Prosecco and chocolates. Price *£425.00* April breaks starting From £295.00

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Wordsworth Barn offers weekly bookings starting on Friday and sometimes short breaks.

Wordsworth Barn has availability from 10 Apr 2020.

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10 Apr 2020

Children are not accepted.

Due to Covid-19, bookings may be subject to restrictions.

Wordsworth Barn
(cottage sleeps 2)

One super-king size/twin bedroom, luxury bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle with a power shower. Open plan living area with 32" Freesat HD TV, Blu ray record, digital radio, Wi-Fi, CD and radio with USB port. Very well equipped kitchen/dinner. Oil central heating throughout, payphone. All fuel, gas, electricity, oil, bed linen and towels included. Cot and highchair available. Sorry no pets.
Changeover day Friday, except Christmas and New Year which may vary. Short Breaks, changeover day Friday or Monday.
Please note: - at line of enquiry your credit card details will be required to secure your booking only and payment will not be taken by credit card as Wordswroth Barn does not accept card payments. Please arrange payment directly with Wordsworth Barn.

Please note: - at line of enquiry your credit card details will be required to secure your booking only and payment will not be taken by credit card as Wordswroth Barn does not accept card payments. Please arrange payment directly with Wordsworth Barn.

Wordsworth Barn offers weekly bookings starting on Friday and sometimes short breaks.

Facilities: Bath, Ground floor bedroom, King-sized bed, Non-smoking unit, Scenic view, Shower

Unit availability from Friday 10 April 2020

Availability last updated 24 Mar 2020 11:52

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Young Couple P S
United Kingdom
04 September 2018
Rated as 5 out of 5

“Brilliant location and cottage”

Well-equipped cottage in beautiful setting. Would definitely visit again.

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We welcome you to come and join us... unwind and capture these idyllic surroundings, and the fabulous scenery!

Or maybe you would like to indulge yourself in a romantic Winter short break at Wordsworth barn - a stunning barn conversion in the heart of the Lake District. Our beautiful, 5 star gold awarded accommodation has been converted using stylish accessories and local materials - such as Kirkstone slate floors, Herdwick wool carpets and individual art from local craftspeople. When converting this former barn and stable we believe every element of your stay has been catered for.

Ground floor: Hall way with Kirkstone silver blue slate flooring - boot rack and plenty of hanging space for your walking gear. Plus a payphone.

Double bedroom (super king size or twin beds), solid oak furniture and quality linen. Window seating to relax and enjoy the superb uninterrupted views down the valley through a feature coloured glass window.

The large bathroom is half tiled with Kirkstone silver blue slate - bath and separate shower cubicle with a power shower, complimentary toiletries, white company towels and snuggly bathrobes are provided for guests

First floor:- The bespoke staircase leads you up to a large open plan living space, incorporating a lounge area - with a log burner (fire laid and logs included) and comfy seating, 32" HD TV with Blue Ray Record, Digital Radio, Super Fast WiFi, and USB ports (in both living room and bedroom). The very well equipped modern kitchen has black gloss and brushed stainless steel units, Bosh electric cooker and hob, free-standing Liebherr fridge-freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, combination microwave. Dining area with round table and 2 generous leather dining chairs. Door opening on to high level veranda overlooking the garden.

Outside: There is a a choice of 2 outdoor seating areas, the patio to the front has a wicker dining set with uninterrupted views of the surrounding valley. To the rear a private veranda with bistro set.

Wordsworth Barn has a superb location in the picturesque Lake District village of Patterdale, on the shores of Ullswater and was once owned by the well known poet William Wordsworth, it offers stylish modern accommodation - a real home from home.

The famous Ullswater Steamers operate between Glenridding Pier and Pooley Bridge, and attractions such as Dalemain House, Aira Force arboretum and falls, the Kirkstone Pass and Rheged are within a short drive.

Patterdale is a popular base for touring, being in the central Lakes, with popular centres such as: Penrith, Keswick, Windermere and Ambleside - all being within a 30 minute drive.

With the towering Helvellyn close by, and the Barn nestled under Place Fell, just around the corner you find the start of the High Street range, and the famous Ullswater steamer walk along the Lake shore, all offering excellent walking from the front door and routes for all abilities. You can also follow in Alfred Wainwright’s footsteps – at least 3 of his walks pass through the village.

This stylish accommodation once owned by the well-known poet William Wordsworth is the perfect retreat for romantic breaks; relaxing holiday’s and out of season short breaks in quality accommodation.

The Barn is double glazed and oil central heating throughout. All fuel, (wood, electricity, oil), bed linen, towels bathrobes and complimentary toiletries are provided. Cot and high chair available. Guests receive a refreshment welcome pack and complimentary bottle of Prosecco. There is a good Mobile coverage with Vodafone and EE. Management, maintenance and care of the property is carried out by ourselves.

Off road parking for 1 vehicle - a second is available by prior arrangement.

We have a non smoking policy which includes Vaping.

Sorry no pets allowed.

Friday changeover, except Christmas and New Year which may vary. Out of season and late availability short breaks available.


  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • FishingFishing
  • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
  • ShootingShooting
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

All fuel, (wood, electricity and oil), bed linen, towels , bathroom robs and complimentary toiletries provided. Cot and high chair available. Outside: Off road parking for 1 vehicle (2nd space may be available on request). Front patio with seating, planted with cottage flowers, rear lawned garden - well maintained & established, planted with shrubs and borders, seating and barbeque areas.


Wordsworth Cottage ,
Patterdale ,
Penrith ,
Cumbria ,


CA11 0NP


Plan route to Wordsworth Barn using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 400160  Lat: 54.55595 Long: -2.90030

Patterdale is located at the southern tip of Ullswater. Leave the M6 jct 40 and head west on the A66 signposted Keswick. At the first roundabout, Rheged, turn left towards Ullswater A592. Follow this road for 15 miles, signs Ullswater and passing along the shores of the lake to Patterdale you will come to the White Lion on your left after 100 metres, take the road to your left over Goldrill bridge, Wordsworth Barn is 350 metres up on your left.

There is a bus service from Penrith (108) that runs between Penrith railway station and Patterdale calling at Pooley Bridge and Glenridding, it runs throughout the year. Times vary with the season. To find the current times please call Traveline on 0870 6082608.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)


  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesKitchen
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath
  • YesBath with support handrails available


  • YesSteps to the main entrance:
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSeating available in kitchen


  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)

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