The Wrens Nest
10.6 miles NW of Penrith
From £150 per night
Cabin in Cumbria with a wood-fired hot tub: Hidden amongst magical woodland, this enchanting retreat is perfect for those wanting to explore the picturesque Lake District. Soak in the heavenly wood-fired hot tub and be transported to a peaceful dreamland.
This woodland paradise is nothing short of a dream. For lovers of the outdoors, this is the hideaway for you. The perfect hideaway for exploring the idyllic Lake District. Its name gives a clue to its peaceful surroundings, wildlife abounds and the sound of birdsong fills the air. Stroll across the handmade wooden bridge, as twinkling fairy lights lead the way to the dreamy wood-fired hot tub, nestled amongst the trees. This unique feature adds to the cosy atmosphere of the cabin. It truly is the most romantic retreat for two. A stay at The Wrens Nest warms the soul and leaves you feeling truly relaxed and rejuvenated.
This cosy cabin has been thoughtfully crafted to accommodate two. Its warm wooden interiors and pop of characterful colour really sets the scene for an utterly romantic stay. Designed with comfort in mind, The Wrens Nest is complete with delightfully charming furnishings and unique touches. Large windows frame the beautiful views over the peaceful woodland and tranquil lake, allowing sunlight to illuminate the hideaway with ease. The comfy double bed takes centre stage, facing the wonderful woodland view. Here, you can spend a long lazy morning with breakfast in bed, simply watching the natural world go by. The wooden panels behind the bed and warm lighting create the cosiest atmosphere, you could easily stay here all day! Pop the electric style wood-burner on during the cooler months to keep you nice and snug. You will find a lovely, stylish kitchen area to the right of the hideaway, complete with two-ring gas hob, microwave, undercounter fridge-freezer, toaster, kettle and coffee-machine. Everything you will need to rustle up a delicious meal for two, which can be enjoyed on the comfy leather chairs and cute table, or dine alfresco on the rustic balcony and spot the local wildlife. The stylish shower room completes this utterly gorgeous hideaway, perfect for freshening up after a day of exploring the lakes. You are bound to fall in love with every inch of this charming space.
Step outside to be blown away by the beauty of your surroundings. Everywhere you look, there is something wonderful to discover. Set on the site of an old sculpture park, there are still many hidden sculptures to be found. The raised decking area has been cleverly designed from reclaimed branches, it is the most idyllic spot to get lost in a new book or simply sit back and soak in the tranquillity of your surroundings. You will find nature all around you, including kingfishers, buzzards, kestrels and nuthatches. In moments of quiet, deer, squirrels, badgers and foxes have also been known to pop by. The Wrens Nest is nestled on a pretty area of woodland next to Tawny Owl Teehouse (5158), both hideaways have plenty of privacy and their own secluded areas to enjoy.
Wander down to the mystical river bordered by beautiful overhanging trees, such a peaceful spot for a picnic in the dappled sunlight, listening to the calming trickle of the river flow. There has even been an otter or two known to make an appearance! The magic doesn't end here… you also have your very own wood-fired hot tub to enjoy. Totally secluded on a hidden island across the river, which can be accessed by a beautiful handmade bridge. Twinkling fairy lights lead the way to this little slice of heaven, where you can spend quality time with that special someone, in beautiful unspoilt surroundings.
The Wrens Nest has been crafted using reclaimed wood. The creative owners used upcycled materials to make ecological furnishings, adding to the unique character of this wonderful cabin.
Out and About
If you can tear yourself away from this enchanting paradise, be sure to explore all that the Lake District has to offer. As an UNESCO-listed World Heritage site, the Lake District is home to rugged fells, vast lakes and beautiful rolling hills. Just remember to bring your walking boots! If you head north towards Carlisle, you will find an array of interesting places to visit including Tuille House Museum and Art Gallery and the majestic 900-year-old Carlisle Castle. For the history lovers, explore Hadrian’s wall for a glimpse into Roman Life and the best-preserved Roman Fort in the UK.
In the Lakes, you are spoilt for choice, from the bustle of Windemere and its vast lake with popular cruises to the pretty villages of Ambleside and Grasmere. Why not try the famous Grasmere gingerbread and then walk up England’s highest peak, Scafell Pike. There are also lots of lovely independent shops, markets and a wealth of local crafts. With so many incredible things to see and do during your stay at The Wrens Nest, one visit will never be enough!
Open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas. TV, radio and log effect electric fire. 2 ring gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster and coffee machine. Double bed (4’6”)
Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin.
Availability, reservations and pricing: £150 - £200 per night
Bed linen and towels are included in the price. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the website.
A non-refundable booking fee of £40 is payable per booking.
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