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Mosscrag - Room Only Accommodation

Experience the Beauty of Glenridding, Cumbria

Welcome to Mosscrag, a cosy little house situated in the heart of Cumbria. Perfectly positioned at the start of one of the most popular pathways to the summit of Helvellyn via the iconic Striding Edge, our house is minutes away from the shores of Ullswater Lake. Here you can hire boats, take sailing lessons and ride on the Ullswater Steamers. Mosscrag is the ideal base from which you can explore all the best that the Lake District has to offer. Located in the centre of the historical town of Glenridding, you have access to a choice of shops, bars and restaurants on your doorstep.

We hope you choose to stay with us at our house in the Lake District, and look forward to welcoming you to our home.

Jennie and Charlie





Our Home

Built in 1914 from local slate, Mosscrag has been running as a guest house almost continuously for over a century. Our accommodation is cosy and comfortable and has been fully refurbished in 2020. Every room has free WiFi access and tea/coffee making facilities. We now have handmade reclaimed wooden beds in all of our double rooms.

Included with each room for use during your stay:
Bed linen
Two bath towels
One hand towel (in room 4 only)
Shampoo/Shower gel dispenser
Hand soap/Hand lotion dispensers
Hand sanitiser dispenser
Tea/Coffee making facilities
Free Wifi access
Blanket (2x in rooms 2 and 3)
Hot water bottle

In the shared bathroom:
One hand towel
One bath mat
Shampoo/Shower gel dispenser
Hand soap/Hand lotion dispensers





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Double Rooms Available


Twin Rooms Available

 Ensuite or Shared Bathrooms



Tea and Coffee Making Facilities


Great Location
Great Views


Book a Room

To book a room at our house in the Lake District, please visit our booking page.
Alternatively, find our rooms on AirBnB by searching for properties in Glenridding.

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Things to See and Do

Our home is extremely popular with hikers, walkers and wedding parties. Whatever you are looking for you’ll find much to see and do in the local area. One of the most common reasons why people come to visit is to hike up Helvellyn, which stands at a mightly 950m. Helvellyn's most favoured trail via Striding Edge starts on our doorstep. Other popular routes which are easily accessed from Mosscrag include High Street and Angletarn Pikes, Sheffield Pike, and the spectacular Aira Force waterfall. On quieter days, cruise up the Ullswater Lake or enjoy the scenery on the Ravenglass Eskdale Railway. For more activities in the area, please visit here.

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How to Find Us

Mosscrag is easily accessible from a variety of transport options. If you are travelling by rail, there are a number of routes that lead to Penrith Railway Station, from which you can get a bus or taxi into Glenridding. Coaches also alight at Ambleside, Keswick, Penrith and Windermere. For detailed instructions travelling by car to our house in the Lake District, please visit our directions page here.






We Look Forward to Seeing You Soon