The Cottage in the Wood

Address: Magic Hill, Whinlatter Forest, Braithwaite, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England, CA12 5TW, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Magic Hill, Whinlatter Forest, Braithwaite, is near Honister Slate Mine, Cumberland Pencil Museum, Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, and The Bowder Stone.
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/lounge


          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Free parking


          • Suites


          • Continental Breakfast

          TripAdvisor Reviews The Cottage in the Wood Braithwaite

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          Travel Blogs from Braithwaite


          A travel blog entry by maryannes on Oct 16, 2015

          5 photos

          Another last minute and tasty breakfast but a bit less daunting than yesterday's and we were off to the bus stop. Traveled north to Grasmere where William Wordsworth lived. We strolled around the village, stopping for a cappuccino early on and lunch a bit later, both at the same spot - The Miller Howe ...

          Day On The Lake

          A travel blog entry by maryannes on Oct 15, 2015

          1 comment, 10 photos

          ... En route we passed Roman ruins which were excavations of the bases of walls. From those few stones archaeologists deduced the structure of the fort. A little further on we passed a man sitting on a bench by the lake strumming a guitar and singing, a pleasant addition to the walk. Light lunch, window shopping, people watching. ...

          Day 11 - The Road To Victory

          A travel blog entry by tscoast2coast on Oct 15, 2015

          3 photos

          ... to read a map, operate a compass and know how to recognise the contours of the land, I would let him guide me anywhere. Ryan's Story:- We'd like to start by thanking you for sparing the time to visit our Just Giving page. By coming here and reading our story, whether you can donate or not, is a sign of support and for that, we are extremely grateful. The challenge we have set ourselves is the Coast to Coast walk, a 192 mile ...

          Day 9

          A travel blog entry by tscoast2coast on Oct 13, 2015

          4 photos

          ... not stress enough about map reading skills the journey is not well marked, many people get lost on this stretch, we managed 20 miles today, when we arrived at our accommodation in the middle of nowhere, we saw a car in the drive with the number plate MAD, and a women opened the door with a parrot on her shoulder, " the hills have eyes " actually she was the sweetest lady ever, hospitality at its ...

          The Lake District & Area

          A travel blog entry by eurotrekker01 on Sep 21, 2015

          12 photos

          After a long 4 hour drive from Holyhead we arrived in Ambleside of the Lake District to a dreary rainy afternoon. This is a very beautiful small town with many places to eat and many many outdoor stores to wet anyone's appetite when it comes to outdoor gear.

          It's not overly a large community but it certainly has a very outdoorsy feel to it and a flare for the outdoors and no wonder, you are in the heart of the Lake District where walking, ...