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“Perfect Lakes Week”
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Roan Wood Cottage
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15 reviews
Roan Wood Cottage
Living room
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Twin bedroom
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Roan Wood Cottage
View of the Scafells from the front gate
The lake and screes in autumn
'The Nation's Favourite View', a short walk from the cottage
Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell
Wastwater from Yewbarrow
The Wasdale Screes with Greendale in the foreground
Greendale with Buckbarrow behind
Greendale from Whin Rigg
Middle Fell, up the path behind the cottage, with views of the lake and Scafells
Greendale residents
The beach at nearby Seascale
Wasdale rainbow
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Wasdale Head, Cumbria, England

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luckyd75
manchester
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect Lakes Week”
Reviewed 18 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016
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This is a lovely property in a great location. The cottage is actually much bigger than it looks in the images and the facilities are excellent, with a really well stocked kitchen with all the appliances we needed to make the evenings we stayed in perfect. The local pubs are excellent, and the access to some of the best of the Lake District scenery makes this a very special place to stay.

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Liked best: Location
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Your age range 35-49
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russjones...
Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A lovely cottage with stunning views.”
Reviewed 24 December 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We stayed in Roan Wood cottage during October, the cottage is very well equipped and situated in a lovely location close to many easily accessible walks around the Wasdale mountains such as Scafell Pike and Yewbarrow, we would certainly return again, the neighbours were very friendly too.

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Liked best: Quiet location
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Peetyweet...
York UK
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Comfortable house in an unspoilt beautiful area away from it all”
Reviewed 28 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Roan Cottage is situated opposite The Screes of Wastwater. The house is very comfortable and clean with ample car parking just opposite. There are lots of books and maps of the area, and one does not need to drive for a very long way to be able walk up some of the highest mountains in the country. In fact there are several high walks from the front door. The scenery in the area is simply stunning. There are 3 pubs/hotels serving food within a 15 minute drive.

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Judith K
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Great location, comfortable cottage”
Reviewed 30 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The cottage was comfortable, well equipped and in a great location. We liked the peaceful surroundings and enjoyed lots of walks from the house.

Travelling group: Extended Family
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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