Holme Wood Bothy
Holme Wood Bothy, Watergate Farm, Loweswater, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0RU
National Trust owed Holme Wood Bothy offers basic accommodation in the a spectacular secluded location, just a few metres from the shore of Loweswater. This “stone tent” provides a roof, kitchen area and sleeping platform and visitors are advised to take their own equipment as for camping such as plates, matches, sleeping mats and sleeping bags, etc. If you are looking for a remote and basic getaway with easy access to the lake Holme Wood Bothy is the perfect choice. The bothy has a small open plan kitchen/dining area with woodburning stove (initial wood supply provided) and table/benches. A gas ring cooker (gas provided) is available. Sleeping is on wooden flooring in a separate room, split on two levels with the upper sleeping area accessed by a wooden ladder. Please be aware that sleeping areas are communal and you need to bring own sleeping bags and mats. Outside there is a composting toilet. The cold tap is not drinking water – drinking water available outside ranger’s workshop at Watergate Farm. Loweswater is great for canoeing- bring your own canoes.
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