Coniston Holiday Cottages – A Hidden Gem

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The View from Hollace Torver

Are you looking for Coniston holiday cottages? Why not go a couple of miles out and away from the crowds? Escape to “Hollace,” a holiday cottage hidden along a serene single-track road on the outskirts of charming Torver village near Coniston. With incredible views and beautiful gardens, this idyllic retreat makes for a real tranquil Lake District getaway, a break from the daily grind.

Wild flower garden in Hollace
Wildflower Garden

A Comfortable Stay in a Holiday Cottage near Coniston

Upon entering the Hollace Holiday Cottage, the spacious mud porch invites you to hang up your walking gear, setting the tone for a comfortable stay. The cosy and fully equipped kitchen encourages you to whip up delicious meals and enjoy them together at the table. For those with young families, a high chair is available in the pantry. The adjacent lounge is spacious and snug, featuring a gas fire and a Smart TV for relaxation and entertainment.

Moving through the hallway, you’ll encounter the first of three bedrooms, boasting a delightful, super king bed and breathtaking views of the Southern fells beyond. The twin and double bedrooms are tucked away toward the rear of the property, providing ample space to rest after a day of exploration. Families with babies will have the option of a travel cot and baby bath if needed. The family wet room, complete with a convenient WC and a walk-in shower, adds a practical yet inviting touch to your stay.

Master Bedroom of Hollace Torver

Explore the Gardens

However, the true allure of Hollace lies outdoors, where multiple spaces await your enjoyment and relaxation. Stroll through the enchanting ‘Secret Garden’, the “Gruffalo Wood” and the wild flower garden with the little ones, or savour al-fresco dining at the picnic table, basking in the awe-inspiring views surrounding you.

Moreover, if it rains, a collection of kids’ toys, games, jigsaws, and books for children and adults ensures everyone can enjoy this idyllic Coniston Holiday Cottages retreat.

Exploring Torver, Coniston and surrounding areas

Just a short stroll into Torver village, you’ll discover a delightful local deli, perfect for indulging in gourmet treats and basic supplies. Feel the welcoming warmth of The Wilsons Arms with an open fire, hearty pub grub and a spacious beer garden where the little ones can enjoy the play fort. Just 0.5 miles away, art enthusiasts and vegetarian food lovers will find “Undercrag,” a captivating cafe and art studio. It is set in a beautiful barn conversion surrounded by Jackie Hadwin paintings and prints of Lakeland animals. You will be happy that you stepped outside your usual Coniston holiday cottages while staying at Hollace, Torver.

The Wilson Arms Torver

Venture a short 2.7 miles down the road, and you’ll find yourself in Coniston. Here are more amenities, including diverse dining establishments and friendly pubs. Explore the charming shops and head to Coniston Water for a range of water sports, from canoeing to sailing and stand-up paddleboarding.

For walkers and climbers, the majestic Coniston Old Man and Dow Crag are accessible from the holiday cottage, their imposing presence visible from the comfort of Hollace. Alternatively, opt for a leisurely stroll along the old railway line path, a flat and scenic route connecting Torver to Coniston.

The railway line from Conitson to Torver
The old Railway Line from Torver to Coniston

Water enthusiasts will revel in the opportunity to embark on boat excursions, including a ride on “The Gondola,” a beautifully restored Victorian steamer, or a trip with Coniston Launch, which conveniently stops at Torver Jetty and is easily accessible from Hollace.

Find Sollace at Hollace – Coniston holiday cottages.

Embrace the peace and quiet of Torver and embark on a memorable Lake District adventure at Hollace. Book your Coniston holiday cottages today and let the picturesque beauty of the surroundings enchant you.