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Our jetty
The Barn cottage - enormous open plan dining room
Postcard views from the terrace
Kayak adventures
Lets get wet!
Farmhouse - lounge with stunning views
Stables cottage - open planing living area
The Loft - open plan kitchen - living area
Bank Ground Farm with views to die for of Coniston Water and Coniston Old Man
Loft room (sleeps 9)
Adventures to be had by adults and kids!
View of Coniston Old Man from the terrace - great day out for the fit and active!
Farm shop filled with local artisan and Cumbrian gifts for all the family
Balgownie Mains Farm in southern Scotland
Bank Ground Farm aka Holly Howe in Swallows & Amazons
Pick up local ales from the farm shop
Our gorgeous cuddly pet Jacob lambs
Hire a rowing boat for the day and take a picnic from the cafe
Farmhouse - dining area
Beckfoot cottage - open plan kitchen
Wynmoor - lounge - open plan
Beckfoot cottage - open fireplace in lounge
Farm shop selling eco-friendly products and tasteful souvenirs for you to treasure
Beautiful artwork from local artist throughout the cottages and farmhouse
Pumpkins from our orchard
How's the diet going?
Guest information folders regularly updated with what's hot and latest top tips on places to visit
Delicious food by our amazing chefs
We're extending the veggie patch every year
Delicious homebred lamb and beef dishes
Sample one of our cakes from the cafe
The Loft - bedroom
Quaint corners throughout
Leather key fobs
Farmhouse - ensuite family / twin room with a super king bed and a single
Farmhouse - stunning ensuite double bedroom with breathtaking views
Farmhouse - ensuite family / twin room with a double bed and a single
ensuite family / twin room with a double bed and twin beds in an adjoining room (see next photo)
The Loft - tasteful decor throughout
Wynmoor - double bedroom
The Loft - super king bed or twin room
The Barn - twin/double bedroom
Wynmoor - twin room
The Stables - stunning four poster bed
The Loft - shower room
Traditional pieces throughout
Bank Ground Farm's lake frontage
Brantwood, John Ruskin's home a mere 20 minute walk away from Bank Ground Farm
Sunset view of the mountains from the cottages
Fun down by the lake
The Gondola, National Trust boat that cruises Coniston Water, ideal day out
We're open at Christmas!
The Barn cottage - enormous open plan dining room
Postcard views from the terrace
Kayak adventures
Lets get wet!

Bank Ground Farm, Coniston, Lake District, Cumbria

Sleeps 2 - 22 9 Bedrooms 25 Dining

Large holiday house sleeping 22, with bikes and boats for guest use, with panoramic views over Lake Coniston

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Bank Ground Farm, Coniston, Lake District, Cumbria, sleeps 2 - 22 in 9 bedrooms.

Sleeps 2 to 49 in 6 properties:

The Farmhouse sleeps 2 - 17 with dining for 25

The Barn sleeps 2 - 16
The Stables sleeps 6
The Barn and The Stables can be interconnected to sleep in total 22, with dining for 20+

Wynmoor sleeps 4
Beckfoot sleeps 4
The Loft sleeps 2

Some of the cottages also have sofa beds or fold-out beds for extra guests.

Come away together but enjoy your own space, with the cottages and farmhouse all in the same location.

The Barn and Stables combined offer 9 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Most rooms have zip link beds offering multiple bed configurations to suit families, friends holidaying together, walking groups. Some of the rooms are en suite, and some share bathrooms.

There is plenty of space for socialising together in both the open plan kitchen/dining room in The Barn and the sitting rooms, some of which are great spaces for use by for the younger generation.

The Grade II listed 15th Century farmhouse with original low ceilings, exposed oak beams, and open log fires has been providing a warm welcome to guests for over 50 years. The farmhouse is only available on a self catering basis between November and Easter, and during high season offers Bed and Breakfast rooms, which can be booked in conjunction with other cottages.

Located a short walk from Coniston village on the north east shore of Coniston Water and half way between the two picturesque Lake District villages of Coniston and Hawkshead.

This is an ideal place in a fantastic setting from which to enjoy the Lake District whether it is the traditional activities of walking, mountain biking, climbing and water sports right on your doorstep, or merely relaxing whilst taking in these stunning surroundings.

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Most mobiles get a signal somewhere on the property, free WiFi so if you have a smartphone you can make Wifi calls.

Disabled Facilities

Some rooms are usable for guests with limited mobility.

Dog Friendly

Sorry no pets allowed inside, however we welcome pets on site and have a purpose built fully insulated modern kennel facility for guests to use.


Each cottage has it's own kitchen/dining area & lounge. Additionally the farmhouse operates 80% as a bed and breakfast with a cafe/restaurant/catering

Dining Room

The Barn can comfortably seat 20+ together. Farmhouse has a large well appointed dining room that seats 25 in comfort complete with an open fire.

Sitting Room

Each with panoramic views over the lake some with a log fire for those long winter nights.

TV and Music Facilities

Digital TVs complete with Freeview and DVD players. Smart phones/iPod enabled speakers

Games Room

We have bikes, paddle boards, canoes and boats available for hire as well as board games and outdoor games for the garden.

Heating and Open Fires

Full central heating and log fires.


9 bedrooms in the Barn and Stables, some en suite (multiple combinations of doubles, twins and triples). Some have spectacular views over the lake.


All linen and towels are provided.


A mix of showers and baths, some en suite.

Children's Facilities

Children of all ages welcome. We have built a "Wigloo" (igloo made out of willow) in the garden which is a big hit with the kids and a treasure hunt


Gardens with panoramic views over Coniston Lake, private lake frontage ideal for boating/fishing, bike hire/storage, acres of outdoor space.

Swimming Pool

No but there is always the lake for those feeling brave. We can arrange open water swimming coaching and paddle boarding classes from the farm shore.


Multiple parking spaces.


Sorry we are a non smoking property.

Booking Information

Groups of 16 from £800 to £4,750. Groups of 22 (Barn & Stables) from £1,100 to £6,200 per week. Short breaks also available.

Show Availability

Please contact the owner for availability dates


Above Coniston Water.

  • Coniston Village.
  • Windermere.
  • Coniston
  • There are numerous good pubs and restaurants within 5-10 minutes drive.
  • Manchester.

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