Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0QG
On a steep slope above the River Derwent, an ancient house with south facing terraces commanding glorious views to the river and the rhododendron on its banks.
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Standing on a steep slope above the winding River Derwent and two miles from Bassenthwaite Lake, Isel Hall is a spectacular building.
Its south facing terraces command glorious views to the river, which is banked with rhododendrons in the spring.
In the distance are the Lakeland fells and Skiddaw.
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