Watendlath Bothy, Watendlath, Borrowdale, Cumbria, CA12 5UW
Watendlath Bothy sits next to the tarn in the picturesque and quiet hamlet that shares its name. High in a beautiful valley, it offers superb access to the surrounding fells. The Bothy is really a ‘stone tent’ with visitors advised to bring their own equipment as for camping such as cutlery, plates, sleeping bags, sleeping mats and matches, etc. If you are looking to escape to one of the most remote-feeling places in the Lake District Watendlath Bothy is the place for you. The open plan kitchen/living/sleeping area has a woodburning stove (initial wood supply provided) and bunks. There are separate toilets and a shower with hot water. The kitchen is equipped with a basic fridge and normal sized four ring electric cooker- bring your own pans, plates and cutlery etc. There two bunks sleeping 6 (double on bottom, single on top) Bring your own matresses/bedding. There is parking for two cars a short distance away.
Photos: ©National Trust Images/Paul Harris, ©National Trust Images/John Millar & ©National Trust Images/John Malley
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