Carlisle, East Cumbria
Details for Shank Wood Log Cabin
Shank Wood Log Cabin is situated amongst 140 acres of privately owned ancient woodland sited in the middle of a 2 mile beat of the River offers visitors the chance to experience nature at its finest. The log cabin sleeps up to 4 people with a wood fired hot tub.
The experience has been tailored for those who want to spend time off the beaten track, out of the ordinary, which is truly unspoilt and tranquil. This is the perfect setting for anyone wishing to unwind and enjoy what the untouched river and woods have to offer. It has a wood fired hot tub on the decking that seats 4 people.
Accommodation: Shank Wood Log Cabin offers Accommodation for up to four people, the cabin has been equipped to a high standard making your visit as comfortable as possible whilst maintaining the unspoilt surroundings. The Cabin is self catering and the large weber BBQ can cook most foods and boil the kettle. There are no fridge facilities but the river is normally pretty cool!
Eco Friendly: As the cabin is based in a special area it has been designed to work in conjunction with nature as much as possible. Therefore lighting is provided by solar power, facilities by a continental style peat toilet, and heating by a clean burn wood burner making the cabin a joy in both the winter and the summer. A water dispenser provides drinking, cooking and washing water.
The Cabin is situated at the mouth of a sandstone fault that contains a mile stretch of the River Lyne, making it an ideal spot for fishing! The cliffs provide a spectacular backdrop to anyone watching the King Fishers or Dippers go about their day or casting a fly to the resident wild Brown Trout population or the visiting shy Sea Trout.
Both in and out of the gorge the...
For the walkers among you there are 4 miles of spectacular paths and tracks whilst amongst carpets of Blue Bells and Wild Garlic for you to explore the area spotting some of the local flora and fauna that make the area a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Great places to rest and picnic include "Fairy Table", Lady Pool and "Grandpa's Seat." The cabin is easily accessible from the M6 and is just 30 minutes from the Lake District and a stones throw from Scotland. The City of Carlisle is also just 15 minutes drive and the local pub is closer still.
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