Windermere

Murthwaite Lodges provide an ideal base from which to explore the Lake District

Here you can spend time relaxing, walking and watching the abundant lakeland wildlife or venture out to explore the great variety of towns, villages, lakes and mountains to be found in the Lake District National Park. Within just 6 miles is the market town of Kendal with our nearest public transport facilities, shops, pubs and restaurants, and home of the famous K-Village shops complex. Nearby is the National Trust property, Sizergh Castle, a beautiful medieval house and its gardens.

Sizergh Castle
Sizergh Castle

Low Sizergh Barn farm shop
Low Sizergh Barn farm shop

Bowness on Windermere
Bowness-on-Windermere

Eight miles from Murthwaite is Windermere, always a popular spot with visitors to the Lake District, with its water sports, lake cruisesWorld of Beatrix-Potter and many other attractions. The delights of Ambleside, Grasmere, Coniston and Keswick are just a short drive further North, and to the South you can find Ulverston with its famous Laurel and Hardy museum or Holker Hall, probably the best-loved stately homes in Cumbria.

Holker Hall
Holker Hall

Laurel and Hardy Statue
Laurel & Hardy statue, Ulverston

derwent
Beside Derwentwater, Keswick


For those wishing to venture further afield the M6 motorway is just 14 miles away, providing quick access to the Dales and the Scottish Borders.

In South Cumbria there are several speciality food and farm shops offering a great range of local Lake District produce to sample and to take home.including the award winning Low Sizergh Barn.