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Rebecca PuddleDuck Cottage,village farm nr Keswick

The puddle ducks by Jemima Puddle duck cottage
Very good
24 reviews
The puddle ducks by Jemima Puddle duck cottage
Our Puddle Ducks in the Spring
The puddle ducks
Rebecca Piddle duck kitchen
Lounge in Rebecca Puddle duck cottage
Lounge in Rebecca Puddle duck cottage
Upstairs lounge with view to Skiddaw in Rebecca Puddle duck cottage
Bedroom with double and single bed
bedroom in Rebecca Puddle duck cottage weith view to Skiddaw
Bathroom with shower over bath in Rebecca cottage see c hunky oak beams!
Puddle duck ornaments
Letting the ducks out of their shed in the morning to go swimming . Egg collecting (Mar-Oct)
Just duc ks having a lovely time across the stream in the woods
The bridge, stream and bench a few seconds from cottage
The stream side and swings a few seconds from the cottage
The view of the stream and Skiddaw mountain taken a minute from the cottage
One of our chickens in a hurry by the stream with the ducks
Springtime - about a minute from the cottage
Sheep and lambs in Spring in the fields around the village
Skiddaw mountain in the summer - taken 15/20 mins walk away
Bassenthwaite Lake shore - an easy flat 1.75 mile walk away
View about 10 mins steep walk away
Skiddaw mountain behind the village
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Interaction with guests
We are on hand most of the time for putting you on the right tracks for your days out (if needed as we just live adjacent to the cottage.There are lots of leaflets, maps etc in the cottage to peruse. If you have forgotten an important or even unimportant item, we generally have supplies on hand.
Around 10am we let the ducks out of their bedroom (shed!) so guests can have this pleasure as they waddle to the stream and set off on their day up and down stream! When it is dusk we put them back in their shed , so guests can also partake on this task, and can be left to the important job themselves even! Egg collecting is another task which you can partake (they lay from late Feb to Oct) .
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Very good - based on 24 reviews
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Kahina B
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

The cottage was lovely, it was cosy and warm and had everything you needed. Mrs Trafford was very welcoming and extremely helpful during our stay. They have lovely Indian runner ducks which are great to sit and watch. The area has beautiful views and plenty of nice walks. The lake district is known for there sheep and you can see...

Management response:

Thank you so pleased you enjoyed Rebecca Puddle duck cottageand your visits to the Lake district, and thanks for putting our ducks to bed for me in the evenings! I am pleased they gave you a lot of pleasure including our three new baby ducklings .


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John f
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Went to the cottage only for a few days with girlfriend to do a few walks, and We were very impressed with the whole place. An excellent little cottage on the farm in the quaint village of bassenthwaite, 10 minute drive from Keswick. All you need here to enjoy the lakes at its best and a great base for walks....

Management response:

Thank you and so pleased you enjoyed our cottage surrounding area. It is always a beautiful place to visit even when it rains! Alison Trafford


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Belfast, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 December 2014 for a stay in December 2014
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Idyllic location in a small village in the middle of a working farm in scenic Bassenthwaite. This small loft is a barn conversion with beautiful original beams and curvy walls, tastefully decorated and very well-equipped with kitchen implements, room for storage and even iron, ironing board and hair dryer. The storage heaters make this a very warm cottage. Small pub...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
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5 Jan 2018 -
8 Feb 2018
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2 nights
9 Feb 2018 -
18 Feb 2018
3 nights
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14 Apr 2018
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3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Heating and electricity included within rent. Bed linen is included i n the rent and towels can be hired at a small charge. Pillows and duvets provided. Towels to be provided by guests for short breaks. We can do weekend breaks for 2-3 nights for £150 + depending on time of year . Ask for details always flexible on prices especially if booking direct.
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About the neighbourhood
Located in the heart of Bassenthwaite Village, by a stream with ducks and a rustic bridge, in the quieter northern Lake District yet only 15 mins' drive from the bustling market town of Keswick.
The great attraction here at Bassenthwaite Hall farm,are our comical Indian Runner Ducks, which waddle too and fro from farm to stream .!0am is time to let the ducks out of their shed by the stream, and it is always exciting to see them rush straight out , ducking and a diving for their morning bath, and bustling back for their breakfast. Then there is the egg collecting which is exciting,and visitors can all give a hand with all the morning ducky jobs. At various times of year we hatch baby ducklings, which are so cute of course.

There are walks from the door, down country lanes with...
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How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 161.0 km
Railway: PENRITH: 32.0 km
We are 30 mins from Junction 40 on M6 Follow A595 to Keswick then at roundabout on edge of keswick take last turn off signposted Carlisle.Then travel on A591 on this road only for 10-15 mins until sign for Bassenthwaite village to the right. The village is half a mile up this lane./ On reaching the village just drive straight ahead as far as you can go then the road bends to the right. We are at the farm on the right opposite the stream. (Do not follow sat nav when you reach the village as it takes you across the village green)
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