Wordsworth Barn

Wordsworth Barn

Patterdale, Ullswater, Penrith.
CA11 0NP
Our stunning one-bed barn conversion has all the modern furnishings and finishing touches, whilst retaining its original character for the perfect relaxing retreat. This 5 star gold awarded, former barn and stable is idyllically positioned in the picturesque village of Patterdale, offering your stay uninterrupted views of the surrounding valley.

We welcome you to come and join us... unwind and capture these idyllic surroundings, and the fabulous scenery!

Or maybe you would like to indulge yourself in a romantic Winter short break at Wordsworth barn - a stunning barn conversion in the heart of the Lake District. Our beautiful, 5 star gold awarded accommodation has been converted using stylish accessories and local materials - such as Kirkstone slate floors, Herdwick wool carpets and individual art from local craftspeople. When converting this former barn and stable we believe every element of your stay has been catered for.

Ground floor: Hall way with Kirkstone silver blue slate flooring - boot rack and plenty of hanging space for your walking gear. Plus a payphone.

Double bedroom (super king size or twin beds), solid oak furniture and quality linen. Window seating to relax and enjoy the superb uninterrupted views down the valley through a feature coloured glass window.

The large bathroom is half tiled with Kirkstone silver blue slate - bath and separate shower cubicle with a power shower, complimentary toiletries, white company towels and snuggly bathrobes.

First floor:- The bespoke staircase leads you up to a large open plan living space, incorporating a lounge area - with a log burner (fire laid and logs included) and comfy seating, 32" HD TV with Blue Ray Record, Digital Radio, Super Fast WiFi, and USB ports (in both living room and bedroom). The very well equipped modern kitchen has black gloss and brushed stainless steel units, Bosh electric cooker and hob, free-standing Liebherr fridge-freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, combination microwave. Dining area with round table and 2 generous leather dining chairs. Door opening on to high level veranda overlooking the garden.

Outside: There is a a choice of 2 outdoor seating areas, the patio to the front has a wicker dining set with uninterrupted views of the surrounding valley. To the rear a private veranda with bistro set.

Wordsworth Barn has a superb location in the picturesque Lake District village of Patterdale, on the shores of Ullswater and was once owned by the well known poet William Wordsworth, it offers stylish modern accommodation - a real home from home.

The famous Ullswater Steamers operate between Glenridding Pier and Pooley Bridge, and attractions such as Dalemain House, Aira Force arboretum and falls, the Kirkstone Pass and Rheged are within a short drive.

Patterdale is a popular base for touring, being in the central Lakes, with popular centres such as: Penrith, Keswick, Windermere and Ambleside - all being within a 30 minute drive.

With the towering Helvellyn close by, and the Barn nestled under Place Fell, just around the corner you find the start of the High Street range, and the famous Ullswater steamer walk along the Lake shore, all offering excellent walking from the front door and routes for all abilities. You can also follow in Alfred Wainwright’s footsteps – at least 3 of his walks pass through the village.

The Barn is double glazed and oil central heating throughout. All fuel, (wood, electricity, oil), bed linen, towels bathrobes and complimentary toiletries are provided. Cot and high chair available. Guests receive a welcome pack and complimentary bottle of Prosecco. There is a good Mobile coverage with Vodafone and EE. Management, maintenance and care of the property is carried out by ourselves.

Off road parking for 1 vehicle - a second is available by prior arrangement.

We have a non smoking policy which includes Vaping.

Sorry no pets allowed.

Friday changeover, except Christmas and New Year which may vary. Out of season and late availability short breaks available.

Outside Wordsworth Barn, enjoy alfresco dining.
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Prosecco on the veranda.
  • Super king bed for your added comfort.
  • Cosy living area.
  • Your journey to the Barn.
  • Dining area
  • Cosy log burner.
  • Snuggle bathrobes.
  • It’s the little touches.
  • Stunning...uninterrupted views up the valley from the front door.