Skelwith Bridge is a small, picturesque village in the heart of the Lake District, about three miles from Grasmere and close to Elterwater and Chapel Stile. Many holiday cottages in Skelwith Bridge offer stunning views of the surrounding landscape, coupled with peace and tranquillity – while still being in easy reach of the Lake District’s myriad activities.
There can’t be many visitors to this area that don’t enjoy a walk at some point, and Skelwith Bridge offers some wonderful options. A circular walk takes in Elterwater, as it flows into the river Brathay, along with the waterfalls of Skelwith Force and Colwith Force.
Your holiday cottage in Skelwith Bridge may be a chance to embrace the peace and quiet – but if you’re looking for more action then Grasmere and Ambleside are both only a short drive, and offer more in the way of shops, restaurants and activities.