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Nab Cottage

Lakeside retreat venue


Nab Cottage is a magical place. It dates from the 16 century and was home to Thomas de Quincey and Hartley Coleridge. Surrounded by mountains and overlooking Rydal Water there is accommodation in single and twin rooms, mostly en-suite, for up to 18 people and a beautiful workshop space in the attached converted barn.
We do all the cooking, preparing delicious vegetarian meals. Outside there is a wood-burning sauna and hot tub, a summer house, hammocks, a fire space and hidden corners to explore. Wide range of therapies available and direct lake access for swimming and canoeing

Eco Practices

include food sourcing, (70% organic), natural carpets and paints, recycling, composting, eco-friendly toiletries, low energy lighting

Directions and Travel

By car

On the A591 half way between Ambleside and Grasmere.

By train

To Windermere station then by bus number 555 or 599 direction Grasmere to Nab Cottage. The bus will stop outside if you ask.

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