A fantastic base to explore the beauty of the south lakes

An ideal base for exploring the Langdale Valley, Bluebells enjoys a slightly elevated setting in the charming village of Chapel Stile. Great views can be had from this modern-day retreat and some of the best walking in the area can be enjoyed right from the front door. Wainwright’s Inn is a popular haunt with locals and tourists alike as are the equally renowned Old Dungeon Ghyll, Sticklebarn and Britannia Inn, all offering a warm welcome when you’ve walked up an appetite and thirst!


a modern day, rural retreat

A modern-day cottage, Bluebells is set out over two floors and provides a neat and comfortable bolthole in a delightful setting, best suited to two adults and two children. A South facing shared garden with private patio is just the spot to eat, relax and take in the fabulous view as the sun goes down. The open plan living space provides everything you’ll need to properly self-cater including a well-fitted kitchen and the local Co-op store, just a short walk from the property is always extremely well-stocked. Parking is available close by.

Ground Floor:

The property has LPG  heating throughout.

  • Lounge area: with TV, DVD player and excellent views to the fells.
  • Kitchen: With electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
  • Dining Area: Dining Table and 4 Chairs
  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
  • Bathroom: With shower over bath, basin and WC.


  • Bedroom 2: Attractive twin bedroom with pine cladding to the ceiling and velux window but has some restricted headroom.



  • All electric, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot and highchair available from Lakeland Retreats
  • Wi-Fi available


  • Parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed patio with garden furniture. Steep path from car park to the retreat. No handrail.
  • Pet Friendly



  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Microwave


  • Double Room
  • Twin Room


  • DVD Player
  • Freeview
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi

Retreats for

  • Family


  • Garden or Outside Area
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Children & Pets

  • High Chair Available
  • Pet Friendly
  • Travel Cot Available

Local area

  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Remote

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(4.8 out of 5) - based on 11 reviews.

Respond to Bluebells

  • Jessica says:

    Good location, great communication and easy check-in/out. Cleanliness of the property could be improved.

  • Rob says:

    “Cosy wee cottage, well placed for pub, shop and fells.”

  • Maggie says:

    Great location with fabulous views

  • Aleksejs says:

    “A nice river to walk by, mountain hiking paths starting in a few minutes drive, a pub and grocery store in the village. A fantastic view out the window! Even if it rains one can still enjoy mountains while staying inside. The kitchen is very well arranged and has a variety of equipment. The bedrooms are cozy and comfortable. Dishwasher and washing machine help a lot. Tap hot water is often lukewarm, but the shower is hot all right.”

  • Hannah says:

    Comfortable accommodation in a fantastic location for exploring the central Lake District. Amazing views from the front of the house.

  • Georgia says:

    Location is perfect for exploring the Lakes. You can walk to the local shop and more than one pub. Swimming / walks all on the doorstep. Near enough to Ambleside. Couldn’t be better. We’ll be back!

  • Matthew says:

    Great location, spotlessly clean place, great communication and an overall perfect experience

  • Laurence says:

    A great little place to explore Langdale and the surrounding Lake District from. The place was spotless on our arrival, and the host was very responsive to any queries we had.

  • Jamie says:

    “The place is set in a great location in the Langdale valley. Nearby pub served well for evening meals with a good selection of beers. Accommodation had everything needed, was warm and comfortable. Thanks”

  • Martin says:

    Great location if you love the Langdale Valley. Nice accommodation with everything you need including kitchen and utilities, games TV and modern easy to use heating system. One radiator didn’t work but host turned up immediately with portable heater for that room.

  • Sara says:

    Lovely little cottage in a perfect location

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