Sykehouse Cottage

A beautiful C17th Holiday Cottage in the Lake District


The town of Coniston (about 7 miles away) is famous for a number of reasons:  John Ruskin’s Brantwood House; Donald Campbell and his famous water speed record attempts; Coniston’s Old Man, a favourite with walkers; and the setting for Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons.

You can read more about things to see and do in Coniston by clicking through to some of my posts:

The Ruskin Museum

A Very Small Encounter with Donald Campbell

Copper Mines Walk at Coniston

Tarn Hows