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A Gothic-style country house in the Lake District, Monk Coniston provides elegant rooms within a short drive of Tarn Hows and Grizedale Forest. Once owned by Beatrix Potter, this Cumbrian house provides free on-site parking and Wi-Fi. Each guest room has a TV and tea and coffee facilities. All rooms also have an en suite shower. The house features a lounge, a bar and library, and the large gardens offer views towards the lake. There is a dining room which offers communal dining and fixed times for evening meals. Cooked breakfast is served each morning at Monk Coniston, with a buffet selection including cereals, fresh fruit, yoghurts, croissants and pastries. There is also porridge, toast, juice, tea and coffee. Evening meals and picnic lunches can also be supplied. Five minutes’ walk from Coniston Water, Monk Coniston is around 11 miles from Windermere and 7 miles from Ambleside. The popular towns of Kendal and Keswick are within 35-40 minutes’ drive.