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1 WEEK in Whitbarrow Village (Penrith - Cumbria)

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Description: Conveniently located just fifteen minutes from the M6 motorway and halfway between Penrith and Keswick and five minutes from Ullswater, the Whitbarrow Village resort sits beneath Blencathra Fell and offers both luxury and serenity to all who visit -- as well as easy access to the delights of the Lake District.

The legendary unspoilt grandeur of the Lake District has proved an inspiration to generations of poets, artists and writers alike, and the area's most famous son, William Wordsworth, declared it 'the loveliest spot that man hath ever found.' Such world-famous artists as Turner, Gainsborough, Constable, Sir Walter Scott, Charlotte Bronte and John Keats included the Lakes in their travels, and John Ruskin made his home near Coniston Water.

It was Wordsworth's dream to preserve the area's wild, natural beauty forever, and today the Lake District is England's largest National park, almost 900 square miles, encompassing 1,800 miles of footpaths through some of Europe's most glorious scenery.

Within a short drive of the resort is Aira Force, a favorite beauty spot - and 8 miles further afield is the ancient town of Penrith, with its narrow streets, lovely gardens and ruined 14th Century castle.

Onsite Amenities:
Beauty Treatment Suite
Children's Playground
Games Room
Heated Indoor Pool
Miniature Golf
On-site Parking
Putting Green
Wi-Fi Internet Access

Unit Amenities:
Central Heating
DVD Player
Teletext Freeview Television

Nearby Activities:
Bird Watching
Cars of the Stars TV and Film Motor Museum
Derwent Water
High Wire Forest Adventure (Grisedale Forest)
Hot Air Ballooning
Lilliput Lane
Rheged (Lake District Attraction)
Water Skiing
World of Beatrix Potter

Unit Bedding / Bath / Kitchen:
Maximum Occupancy: 4
Bedding: Double Bed and Sofa Bed
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Bathroom: 1
Maximum Occupancy: 6
Bedding: Double Bed, Twin Beds or Bunk Bed, and Sofa Bed
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Bathroom: 1

Driving Directions:
Directions From Major Airport
Manchester Airport (MAN) - Take Junction 40 off the M6, take the A66 towards Keswick. Go the whole length of the dual carriageway, approximately five miles and continue for around two miles of single carriageway. Turn off by the Sportsman's Inn on the right hand side of the road, where you will see a brown and white sign to Whitbarrow Village, the resort is clearly signposted from there.

Resort Information:
Front Desk Hours: Open daily until 7:00 PM
Check-In Time: 4:00 PM
Check-Out Time: 10:00 AM
Check-In Days: Saturday
Late Check-In Procedures: Please contact resort prior to late arrival for instructions.
Fees or Government Surcharges Required From Guest: Credit card or cash deposit is required at check-in for incidental charges. Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No Pets

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Posted : 2 days ago