Elterwater Park Self Catering Barns


Once a 17th century traditional working farm, our lovely self catering barns, Situated and surrounded by wonderful views of the Langdales, Loughrigg and Furness Fells, provides a peaceful and tranquil setting for your stay in the heart of the Lake District. Come and relax, enjoy a warm welcome and experience a slower, peaceful pace of life in this beautiful setting.

There is a choice of three self contained self catering barns. Low Barn sleeps 2 adults, or 2 adults + 1 child under the age of 10, whilst The Grainstore sleeps 2 adults. The Byre can either be rented with one bedroom for 2 adults or rented with Pinfold for a family which gives an extra twin or king bed. All have complimentary luxury toiletries. Due to our remote location there is a weak but useable wifi signal. Secure Bike Store and Drying Room on site.

Our Farmhouse is also available for exclusive use self catering. With 5 en-suite bedrooms, lounge, dining room, large farmhouse kitchen and shared use of a beautiful large garden with views over Loughrigg Fells it is a perfect getaway for up to 10 people. Together with the barn rooms it could accommodate 18 people.

Well behaved dogs are welcome to stay in our self catering cottages. We ask that dogs are not left unattended inside the property and that they are kept on a lead within the grounds and in neighbouring fields due to chickens and livestock. We provide a dog gate between the main living area and the tiled kitchen area and we expect dogs to be kept in the tiled area and off the soft furnishings.


Low Barn Max 2 Adults, or 2 Adults + 1 Child (under the age of 10)

There is a spacious open plan bedroom and living space with super king size bed, a sofa bed making it suitable for small families, TV and DVD player. There is good size en-suite with walk-in shower. There is a small kitchen area with sink, fridge, combination microwave oven and hob for heating and basic cooking. Outside there is a sunny patio with furniture. A travel cot and high chair are available. Low Barn is dog-friendly.

The Grainstore Max 2 Adults, or 2 Adults + 1 Infant (under the age of 3)

The Grainstore has an open plan bedroom and living space with King size bed , a  day bed/ sofa, dining table and TV/ DVD player. It has a particularly sunny aspect and  French windows open onto a patio area where there are wonderful views towards Park Fell.  There is also a good sized en-suite with a shower.The  fully fitted kitchen has an oven, two ring hob, fridge with an ice box, microwave, kettle and toaster. A must for that romantic break! The Grainstore is also suitable for dogs.


The Byre and Pinfold

The Byre has a double en-suite bedrooms with a spacious bathroom with a shower. It has its own separate lounge area with a TV, dvd player and a dining room table. There is a small kitchen with oven, 2 ring hob, fridge with an ice box,microwave, kettle and toaster.. This is perfect for 2 adults. This space can be extended for a family by opening the interconnecting door through to Pinfold, which has an ensuite room which can either be a twin or a King.The Byre is dog friendly.

Ample free off-road parking in 119 acres of private parkland on the Cumbrian way.

Whatever your interests, there is so much to see and do during your stay at Elterwater Park. We are perfectly located when it comes to walking as the Cumbria Way passes through the yard. Step from the door onto the Cumbria Way and walk to places such as Colwith Force, Tarn Hows or Elterwaters Lake of swans. Be more adventurous and walk in the beautiful Langdale valley or other surrounding fells. You are in the Lakes so if you are a swimmer or triathlete, Elterwater is perfect for a dip or fitness training.

The Southern lakes offers amazing opportunities for wild swimming.  Both Windermere and Coniston are nearby for a Lake swim, and tarns such as Stickle Tarn in the Langdales and Goats Tran in Coniston offer a refreshing mountain swim.Cyclists can enjoy a choice of country lanes, challenging mountain passes and dedicated mountain bike trails in nearby Grizedale  forest. The local towns of Ambleside, Coniston or Hawkeshead are all nearby if you fancy something less strenuous. You can take a cruise on Lake Windermere or Coniston water where you can soak up the views. Make a visit to some of the areas fantastic visitor attractions including Rydal Mount, Ruskin museum, Dove cottage, Brantwood and Hilltop to name just a few,

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Self-catered unit£100.00 per unit per night

*Minimum 3-night stay.
Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Booking & Payment Details

  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted


  • Children welcome

Leisure Facilities

  • Free WIFI


  • Free Parking on Site

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • WiFi or internet access

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Map & Directions

Elterwater Park Self Catering Barns

Skelwith Bridge, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9NP

Tel: 015394 32414

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