Ashness Farm provides an idyllic location whether you are a regular or first time visitor to the lakes. We are situated to the southern end of Derwentwater in the beautiful picturesque Borrowdale valley, we are between the famous Ashness bridge and the stunning vista of Surprise view and close to the market town of Keswick.
Ashness Farm with its origins in the 16th century belongs to the National Trust and is a traditional working fell farm. The farmhouse is a grade 1 listed building and has a lot of old fashioned charm with many original features.
The farm was bought and given in 1950 and 1953 by Miss E K L Harrop in memory of her sister, Miss B M R Harrop, the woods were bought in 1950 with a bequest by Miss E L Dodd.