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Bassenthwaite Hall Farm
Nr Keswick
CA12 4QP



Take M6 Junction 40 (Penrith) and turn onto the A66 towards Keswick

Do not turn for town centre

Go directly to the roundabout on the outskirts of Keswick

Take the last turn off for Carlisle (A591)

Travel for 6 miles then turn right after the church sign post for Bassenthwaite village

It is ½ mile to the village from here

Our farm and cottages are in the village by the wooden footbridge & stream

Self-Catering Holiday Cottages in Bassenthwaite

view from loft lounge of Skiddaw mountain, Keswick in the Lake District Rebecca Puddle-Duck cottage exterior view with our family of ducks, Lake District river view from cottages, Bassenthwaite, Lake District


Loft Holiday Cottages also know as Puddle-Duck Cottages is located in the small village of Bassenthwaite, tucked between the majestic Skiddaw and Bassenthwaite Lake.


Loft Holiday Cottages offers guests a stunning location for self catering accommodation right in the heart of the Lake District. Whether you are looking for a long weekend or a short break our holiday cottages give you the flexibility to set your own pace and truly relax.


Our two cottages are a delight to stay in; Jemima Puddle-Duck Cottage sleeps up to 5 with Rebecca Puddle-Duck Cottage sleeping up to 3 people, each bring you the opportunity to experience the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District.

Why choose our holiday cottages?

  • Easy access to well known lakes & mountains
  • Many hiking, fishing & walking locations
  • Local village pub within easy walking distance
  • Save up to 25% through booking with us compared to an agency
  • No charge for dogs
  • Access to our farm giving you the chance to watch ducklings hatching & calving in the Spring / Summer months
  • Free Wi-Fi available 


Have a look at our current availability here!

Our self-catering holiday cottages are in an ideal location for exploring all of the Lake District and Cumbrian countryside including the historic border city of Carlisle, Solway Coast, Hadrian's Wall & the lovely Eden Valley.