Unique Glamping Hut Rental for a Family Getaway in Ullswater, CumbriaPenrith, England (United Kingdom)
Unique Glamping Hut Rental for a Family Getaway in Ullswater, Cumbria
Experience a unique Lake District stay with this Hobbit House in Ullswater, Cumbria
This unique hobbit house in Penrith is located in Ullswater, Cumbria, and can accommodate up to five guests for an unforgettable Lake District stay. This quirky hut is the stuff of fantasy, nestled into the earth, and blending in beautifully with the surrounding countryside. Within the hut, glampers will find attractive wooden walls and ceilings, as well as a gorgeous granite-paved floor. A soft and spacious sleeping ledge provides ample room for two adults and up to four children (depending on size). There is a private bathroom, with a washbasin and a toilet. Communal showers can be accessed close by on the property. The host asks that guests provide their own linens and towels.
The accommodation is well insulated against outside elements, and comes with electricity, meaning that guests have access to lights, plugs, and USB sockets. A bench and a table offer a space for glampers to enjoy meals and games.
Outside, there is a delightful covered patio area, with relaxing chairs. Guests can relax in this private nook and take in the stunning views of the Ullswater Valley. In addition, the whole family can experience the joys of al fresco dining, as the hut comes with its own picnic table.
Those traveling by car will find plenty of space to park on the premises. Outside, the property features extensive shared grounds, which include dog walking areas, a children's playground, and barbecue facilities.
Glampers will benefit from shared family bathrooms, and communal kitchen amenities. There is a cozy bar, which can be found in an old barn, with an inviting log fire and a pool table. Guests will be able to buy any essential grocery items from the property's well-stocked general store. Those who need to stay connected can take advantage of free Wi-Fi access in most areas. In addition, guests will enjoy the use of a handy laundry room, with a washing machine, a dryer, and an iron.
- Shared Barbecue
- Laundry service
- Picnic area
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Check-in: 04:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Some spaces are shared
Smoking is not permitted in the accommodation.
Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.
Location & Surroundings
Penrith, England (United Kingdom)
Detailed location provided after booking
- Water sports
- Horseback riding
- Stand-up paddleboarding
- Wildlife watching
There are many fun outdoor activities for guests to enjoy in the region surrounding the property. Its close proximity to Ullswater Lake means that there are opportunities for trout fishing, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, and paddleboarding. Glenridding Sailing Centre offers hourly rentals of a variety of non-motorized watercraft. There are many scenic and rejuvenating walking routes to enjoy close to the property. Those looking for something more challenging can try a hike up Helvellyn, which is England's third highest mountain. The cycling and mountain biking around the area is fantastic, with trails and routes to suit every ability. Guests who take the four-mile ride to Aira Force will be rewarded with a landscaped Victorian park and dramatic waterfalls.
The whole region is filled with delicious restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and traditional taverns. The host will be able to recommend the best places to eat close to the property. There are also some superb local shops, where guests will be sure to find a unique gift or souvenir. History buffs shouldn't miss the chance to visit Penrith Castle, which is situated within a public park and is free to enter. The castle is now a ruin, but some of the walls still survive to their full height. Less than half a mile away is the Penrith Museum, with its fascinating display of Roman pottery.