Three spacious and luxurious ensuite bedrooms available in this Lakeland country house dating from the 1600's. 3 Acres Private Garden, direct access to Loughrigg Fell, Private Parking & Private Fishing. Spa Room & 4 Poster Room available.…
About the accommodation
Foxghyll Guest House is located 5 minutes from Ambleside, in the heart of the English Lake District. Offering 3 large & luxurious rooms, with choice of spa-baths, 4 poster or twin bedded rooms, Foxghyll offers bed and breakfast in style. Originally built in the 1600’s in the style of a typical old Lakeland farmhouse, Foxghyll has undergone a diverse and colourful history. Having once had the famous writer, author and poet Thomas De Quincy as a tenant for a short time. In a fifteen-minute walk, or a five minute drive from Ambleside town centre, you will find Foxghyll. By the banks of the River Rothay. Set amongst a formally laid, 2-acre garden and with direct access onto Loughrigg Fell itself. Foxghyll sits as a haven to all those who seek to enjoy the beauty and serenity that the Lake District has to offer.
Set amongst a formally laid, 2-acre garden and with direct access onto Loughrigg Fell itself. Foxghyll sits as a haven to all those who seek to enjoy the beauty and serenity that the Lake District has to offer. During the Spring and Summer months, Foxghyll’s private and secluded garden comes to life with a vast and varied array of plant and shrub life. The small stream that runs through the grounds, provides tranquillity and composure to the residence. With excellent views of the Lakeland fells, guests can gain easy access to Loughrigg and the Fells and valleys beyond, from the garden itself. From land adjoining the River Rothay, Foxghyll can also boast private fishing. Foxghyll’s driveway also offers easy & accessible private parking. Local Area Details: Description of Surrounding Area Located in the heart of the beautiful Lake District. Foxghyll sits just outside the centre of Ambleside, one of the Lake Districts most popular villages. The spectacular mountains (or Fells as their known locally) surround the area. The lakes themselves add serenity to the valleys and provide spectacular views from mountain tops. The Lake District is one of Englands most popular tourist areas, and a must see for any tour of Britain. The sheer beauty of the area attracts people from all over the world. There are many things to do, from activity based holidays such as walking, climbing, canoeing & sailing. To basic sight-seeing tours, or visiting the many attractions in the area. These include: Lake Windermere; where you can take a steamer and travel the lake. Dove Cottage; the home of William Wordsworth. Hill Top; the home of famous childrens writer Beatrix Potter. other attractions include Aquarium (Lakeside), Wildlife park (Penrith), Theatre's (Windermere, Kendal & Keswick).