Welcome to the Lake District. England’s largest National Park is home to Scafell Pike – its highest mountain, Wastwater – its deepest lake and thriving communities like Ambleside, Bowness-on-Windermere and Coniston.
We’ve put together some of our favourite activities and destinations covering everything from walking to culture, and watersports to fine dining.
Alfred Wainright’s ‘Himalayas in miniature’ are on the doorstep of Brunt House. At least 20 or more fells can be climbed from the house, with the Central Fells, Eastern Fells and many of the Southern and Far Eastern Fells particularly accessible.
Cyclists have dozens of road and mountain-biking options straight from the front door, and there is also secure and dry storage for your bikes in the Brunt House ‘boot room’.
If you want a break from cooking, there are wide variety of excellent pubs and restaurants in the local area. Brunt House is just 12 minutes away from Holbeck Ghyll with its Michelin Star restaurant, and even closer to a variety of local pubs and restaurants serving delicious food and ales, with locally sourced ingredients:
There are many historic houses and gardens within a few miles of Brunt House, including many National Trust properties.
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