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
include food sourcing, (70% organic), natural carpets and paints, recycling, composting, eco-friendly toiletries, low energy lighting
On the A591 half way between Ambleside and Grasmere.
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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