Set in the heart of Lakeland,
Thompson Ground is a nature-lovers’
a working hill farm
in the heart of Lakeland, with panoramic country views.
The property is split into five separate holiday
cottages with different accommodation in each.
will soon find that this wonderful area is
filled with a profusion of things to see and
to enjoy, from walking in the beautiful
Grizedale Forest and on the Langdales, and going
to participating in the water
sports and launch trips on nearby
Windermere and Coniston Water.
However you choose to spend your time, any of
these five cosy and comfortable cottages will
an ideal holiday base.
The cottages are attractively furnished and
fully equipped, with sealed window units, a
Each has their own furnished patio area, and all have access to a front
lawn, which is the ideal venue
for children and adults to socialise and play.
Locally, there are plenty of pubs and
restaurants, any of which are perfect in which
spend a relaxing evening.
Stabling for 2
horses is available on request.
The Lake District itself
hardly needs any introduction.
is farming country and the landscape has been
the centuries by the
within it. In addition to
the choice natural scenery, amongst some of
there are also lots of
attractions to visit
(some more publicised than others).
start with the picturesque village of Hawkshead,
which is 1/2 mile away.
Beatrix Potter’s former
home, Hill Top (NT), lies near Sawrey, whilst
The Wordsworth Museum in
occupies Dove Cottage,
which the poet William
Wordsworth made his home between 1799 and 1808.
There are also many NT properties in the
vicinity, from the magnificent Levens Hall to
the tiny Old Bridge House at Ambleside.
of sheep such as Herdwicks graze the fell
pastures providing food and wool which powered
the economy in bygone times.
The enclosure acts led to the vast tracts of dry
stone walls a (real Cumbrian skill to build)
The Lake District is famous for its
Farmers Markets and agricultural prowess.
W. C. Thornton & Son
Ltd., Jacknook Farm, Jepps Lane, Barton
,Preston ,PR3 5AR