Blaithwaite House is at the end of a long drive, and can be found just north of the Lake District National Park
Most of the cottages I talk about on there are of a modest nature. This isn't a slur on any of those holiday cottages, it's just that the holiday cottage I've got for you this time round is something a little bit special. And big. I'm not really even sure that you could call this a cottage.
The place I'm referring to in Blaithwaite House on the Blaithwaite Estate. Blaithwaite House is a massive manor house, which sleeps 40 people. Yes, 40 people. Not an ordinary holiday cottage then...
Blaithwaite House is set in 250 acres of Cumbrian countryside, Blaithwaite House was once an isolated farm cottage and is now an impressive country estate. The Blaithwaite Estate has rare specialist trees and woodland, the walled rose garden, large wetland area and a summer house.
Blaithwaite House at Blaithwaite Estate is a Grade II listed property which was built in the 1700s, with plenty of original features to give the house its charm.
The size of Blaithwaite House at Blaithwaite Estate means this isn't the place for a couple to spend a few days (unless, of course, you want plenty of space!). However, should you have a special occasion coming up - a wedding, anniversary, birthday, of some such - and you're looking to spend a few nights away with a few friends, Blaithwaite House at Blaithwaite Estate could well be the one for you.
The vast gardens and grounds at Blaithwaite House, Blaithwaite Estate in Cumbria
A little more about Blaithwaite House at Blaithwaite Estate
You find The Blaithwaite Estate just north of the Lake District National Park, in Cumbria. So if you want to get away for the day you spend some time exploring the delights of the Lake District; or head 10 miles to the west coast.
Blaithwaite House has a large hall with a welcoming wood burning stove, a living room with a TV, DVD player and a CD player, a drawing room and dining room. The kitchen has a gas range, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine.
There are 13 bedrooms at Blaithwaite House, which are made-up with a mixture of doubles and family sized rooms.
Should you fancy a bit of Cumbria luxury, on a grand scale, you can see more photos of Blaithwaite House at Blaithwaite Estate
to whet your appetite. Or see whether Blaithwaite House at Blaithwaite Estate is available
for your dates.
I hope you get to spend a few nights at the Blaithwaite Estate; or if this isn't suitable, I really hope you find the place you're looking for.
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Blaithwaite House at Blaithwaite Estate is an ideal place to stay during your wedding!
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