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  • VisitEngland 4 Star Farmhouse
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism

Farmhouse with 3 rooms £80-£84 pppnb


Crosslands Farm

Crosslands Farm


Crosslands is a 17thC farmhouse in the unspoilt valley of Rusland nestled between the lakes of Windermere and Coniston. It is a perfect base for walking & cycling within easy reach of Hawkshead, Grizedale Forest and all the lakeland hills.

Children welcomeTelevisionTea/coffee making in bedroomsUnlicensedPacked lunches providedSpecial diets availableLounge for residents' useIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingGardenTotally non-smokingCentral heatingTelephone (public)Television availableFishingPony trekking/horse-ridingGolf available (onsite or nearby)Working farmDogs/pets accepted by arrangementVegetarian diet availableSingle sex groups welcomedEvening mealsHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal fires

Tea tray offered on arrival. Dry any wet outdoor clothes. Children welcome from any age.


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Plan route to Crosslands Farm using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 343894  Lat: 54.29596 Long: -3.01094

From M6 jct 36, follow the Windermere direction for 3 miles; then turn left onto A590 for Barrow.Follow this road until you reach Newby Bridge then Backbarrow.Just past Backbarrow, there is a steam railway on the right.After about 0.5 miles, there is a crossroads.Take a right turn; at the next T junction, turn right.Follow the signs for Grizedale & Rusland. At the next junction do not go straight on - turn to the left. When you come out of the Rusland Beeches there is a Georgian hall on the left in the distance. Follow the road towards the hall and you will reach a farm with a left turn opposite. Do not turn here. Carry straight on until you reach a bad corner. Take the right turn at the Y junction and go up a little hill. We are the white farmhouse facing you.
From Hawkshead, turn right at T junction. Don't take next right to Grizedale but go for a mile and then turn right. Follow road for about 3 miles. Go over a bridge and down the hill. Turn left, go through farm and after a mile turn right at juction. After another mile you will come to the rear of the farm. We are the first house on the left


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • UnlicensedUnlicensed
  • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • FishingFishing
  • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Working farmWorking farm
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires

Tea tray offered on arrival. Dry any wet outdoor clothes. Children welcome from any age.


Mature / Senior Couple L W
28 June 2018
Rated as 4 out of 5

“Wonderful peaceful break”

Great peaceful location with good rooms and excellent breakfast.

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Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesGravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp
    • YesHas steps and no ramp

Public Areas

  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance well lit
  • YesBell at main entrance


  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan


  • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours
  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities