A wood burner makes this an ideal location for all seasons. Further information on the lodge, local area and things to do can be foundatRead more about Lake Bank Lodge This property has three steps to the entrance, is all on the ground floor, has gas central heating and comprises: Lounge: Large with wood burner, 37" Freeview TV and patio doors. Kitchen: With breakfast bar, gas cooker, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Bathroom: With bath, shower, WC and heated towel rail. Please note: single sex parties of 5 or more are by prior arrangement only Please note: Steps from parking area.
Bedroom 1: With king size bed and en-suite with walk-in shower and WC. Small garden with gated decked area and garden furniture. A popular centre for walkers, climbers and cyclists, the area is also well known for Coniston Water; setting for the famous children's story, Swallows and Amazons and also scene of Donald Campbell's tragic world water-speed record attempt in 1967.
Nowadays the Victorian steam yacht `Gondola' which first went into service in 1859 and was restored in 1977 by the National Trust, plies the five miles of water from April to October.
Even writing this now I am embarrassed because I feel like I'm making a big deal about nothing.”A You Gov survey for the End Violence Against Women Coalition earlier this year revealed that nearly half of young women in London have experienced sexual harassment in public spaces.
And yet, in a country where 400,000 women are sexually assaulted every year, a popular daytime television program ran a debate last month asking whether men pinching women’s bottoms was actually just “a bit of fun”.
“Don’t make such a fuss…” “It’s not a big deal…” “Stop overreacting.”These objections are a huge part of the reason why gender imbalance remains so entrenched in UK society. A recent entry to the Everyday Sexism Project reads: “I have become so used to cat-calls, offensive jokes and even being followed that it doesn't really register as a serious thing to me any more.
We would rather dismiss its very existence than tackle it at its roots.
” Confronted with hundreds of complaints, it still took the broadcaster hours to issue an apology, which utterly missed the point, expressing regret not for the topic itself, but merely for the lack of context: “Our earlier tweet was inappropriate.
It did not explain the context of the programme and was offensive.
You can hire rowing boats, electric boats, kayaks and dinghies from Coniston Boating Centre on the lakeshore.
Take the opportunity to visit the Ruskin Museum, for local history, and `Brantwood' on the shores of Coniston Water, former home to the poet John Ruskin.
This luxury and contemporary lodge is situated a short stroll from the shores of Coniston Water and Lake Bank Jetty.