Gorgeous Local Walk to Long Marton

Long Marton Holiday Cottage near Dufton

This is our favourite local walk when staying at Dunkeld Cottage because you get absolutely stunning views of the Pennines, far-reaching views across to the Lake District and a pub at the end of it! The walk to Long Marton takes approximately 40-45 minutes and it’s all really easy bridleway tracks – no cattle, fields…

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A Cycle Ride to Dufton!

Cycle Ride to Dufton

Today we had a breath-taking cycle ride in glorious Pennine countryside – including taking advantage a café en-route with outside seating and direct views over Dufton Pike. The roads around the villages of Kirkby Thore, Dufton, Long Marton and Knock are all really lovely, quiet and have the most fantastic Pennine views. Getting to Dufton…

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Cycling around Dunkeld Cottage

Cycling the surrounding country lanes near Dunkeld Cottage

Dunkeld Cottage and specifically the nearby Pennine Countryside is perfectly located for the most exquisite cycling – and not toooo strenuous cycling either!!  I love it for that very reason – the lanes around the base of the Pennines are my personal favourites as they are very quiet and the views are simply superb.  There are…

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