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Silly Knott in Backbarrow, Cumbria

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sleeps 6
3 rooms
3 bathrooms

Silly Knott description

Holiday home
Silly Knot is a superb, detached cottage with a private hot tub in the Lake District National Park, just 1.5 miles from the small village of Backbarrow, and can sleep six people. There are three ground floor bedrooms (two super king-size doubles and a twin), all with en-suites and an open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and a woodburning stove. Outside there is of road parking for two cars, a private patio with furniture and barbecue and shared use of an extensive lawn and grounds and also a private hot tub. Silly Knot is an ideal holiday base.

Backbarrow is a small Lakeland village close to the southern end of famous Lake Windermere. The village is set on the banks of the River Leven, and offers riverside strolls plus a shop and pub. The attractions of the Lake District are close at hand here, including the chance to discover the World of Beatrix Potter, visit the Aquarium of the Lakes, walk the magnificent fells or while away the days in one of the many attractive villages such as Ambleside or Hawkshead.

Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.

Gas underfloor heating throughout with woodburning stove. Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge with ice maker and water chiller, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 4 x Smart TVs with Freeview, Blu-ray, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair available to hire. Off road parking for 2 cars. Private patio with furniture and BBQ and shared use of extensive lawn and grounds. Private hot tub. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1.6 miles. Note: Fly fishing available on-site, environmental licence required. Fishing free for one rod on a catch and release basis, at extra cost for more rods and there's an extra cost if you wish to keep any of the fish. Note: Due to fly fishing lake on-site, children must be supervised at all times. Note: WiFi is suitable for general browsing only, not downloading or live streaming. Note: Max 6 people, plus 1 infant. Note: Check-in 4pm.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fishing
  • Fishing available
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Ground floor
  • High chair
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • On a farm
  • Rural location

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Mrs Johnson
May 2016
Silly Knott was an absolutely fabulous, amazing place.
Mrs Dowling
June 2016
It was the best accommodation I have ever stayed in, out of this world!
Mr Fowler
June 2016
The location was superb and the lodge was quiet, the hot tub was the icing on the cake. We would recommend this lodge to anyone, we enjoyed every minute of it.
Mrs Maddison
May 2016
The lodge was luxury at its best, situated remotely and offering peace and tranquillity. The hot tub was most welcome.
Mrs Townsend
March 2016
The lodge was even better than the photographs showed and situated in a great setting. There are four lodges in total all angled and distanced to be totally private. The accommodation was first class and to a standard that we have been looking for in the Lakes for many years but not found until now.
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