Yew Bank - Self Catered cottage in Clappersgate - Sleeps 8


Yew Bank is beautifully positioned right on the River Brathay so you can meander down the steps through the lovely tiered garden and enjoy your morning breakfast or coffee by the riverside.

You can take a paddleboard or kayak right from the retreat down to the lake. It is only a 15 minute walk into the centre of Ambleside so very handy to access the shops and restaurants or you can follow the river down passed the Ambleside Roman Fort to Waterhead to catch a ferry.


It’s 4 bedrooms makes it a perfect family retreat with views of the river and the lake from the front bedroom windows. It has an ideal living space and kitchen, with a lovely Snug room tucked around the corner perfect for reading and relaxing in.

Ground Floor:

The property has gas central heating throughout with tiled and wooden floors except the bedrooms that have carpets.

  • Kitchen: Modern kitchen incorporating a gas hob, electric oven, large fridge, dishwasher and microwave. Large Log Burner with dining table and breakfast bar.
  • Lounge: With TV, two sofas around a log burning stove (initial fuel provided).
  • Snug Room: Sofa with lovely views.
  • Separate Toilet


  • Bedroom 1: Kingsize Sleigh Bed and Beams
  • Bedroom 2: Four Poster Double Bed and Ensuite
  • Bedroom 3: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4: Twin Room
  • Bathroom: Bath, Cubicle Shower with basin and WC


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


  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Tiered terraced garden with 38 stone steps down to the riverside, patio furniture. Direct access to the river, unfenced.
  • No Pets

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