Jasmine Cottage

Welcome to the heart of the Lake District

Thornthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria

Tel: 01900 822001 



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Jasmine is a delightful, cosy cottage set in the peaceful village of Thornthwaite which nestles at the bottom of Whinlatter Forest.  Just three miles from the lovely market town of Keswick and only fifteen minutes walk from Bassenthwaite Lake, it is perfectly situated for exploring the Northern Lakes and fells and is ideal for walkers and cyclists.  Converted from a 200 year old farm building, it holds a 4 Star rating with Cumbria Tourist Board, and provides luxurious accommodation for up to four people, all on ground floor level.


We are happy to welcome families, dogs, walkers and cyclists.


The cottage offers:


  • Ground floor, open plan, accommodation

  • En-suite bedrooms – one double, one twin

  • Fully equipped kitchen

  • Coal effect, gas fired, rustic stove in living room

  • Two comfortable sofas to seat four

  • Spacious dining area to seat six

  • Free WiFi

  • Large flat screen TV with Freesat

  • DVD player

  • Radio and CD player

  • Washing machine

  • Large south facing windows

  • Atmospheric down-lighting

  • Full central heating

  • Games and jigsaws

  • Pretty patio garden with outdoor furniture and lovely views

  • Barbecue and sun loungers

  • Secure storage for bicycles or water-sports equipment

  • Free on-site parking for two cars


Thornthwaite offers:


  • Peace and tranquillity in a lovely village setting

  • Countless walks to suit all tastes – lakeside, forest or high mountain fells

  • Stunning views of Skiddaw and the Helvelyn range

  • An abundance of wildlife, including red squirrels, deer and wild birds – from June to August there are often sightings of the Osprey which nest here every year

  • A regular and reliable bus service to Keswick, Penrith and Cockermouth (birthplace of William Wordsworth)

  • Easy access by car to all areas of the Northern, Western and Central lakes

  • It’s own gallery and tea room


A corner shop and 3 excellent pubs can be found in the neighbouring village of Braithwaite which is just a mile away.  In Summer, it’s an easy stroll on a lovely footpath at the foot of the forest with stunning views across the valley to the fells beyond.


Jasmine Cottage is a family run business and we do everything we can to ensure that our guests have a wonderful holiday.  We clean and maintain the property ourselves and live just fifteen minutes away in Cockermouth.  We are available to answer your questions, or to help in any way we can to make your stay here comfortable, enjoyable and memorable.  


We look forward to welcoming you to Jasmine Cottage for your next holiday in the Lake District.



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