If you are looking for a relaxing break after a stressful time, you will find it here. The cottage is warm and cosy in the cooler months and when the temperature rises, you can sit out on the patio surrounded by roses, clematis and other blooms which catch the morning sun. Step out of the cottage gate and explore the Lakeland garden - take tea in the summer house or relax with a glass of wine. When you arrive after your journey here, we will do our best to make you feel at home and make sure you have the holiday that you want.   

Bookings have been brisk this year so we only have the week over New Year available this season Special New Year Offer: 3 nights only £395 or 4 nights £495. Start Friday 29th December. (Start date flexible within the week of 29th December)  . But there is always an opportunity to book early for 2024 and have the pick of the calendar......


As always, we look forward to welcoming old friends and new........



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Over the years many of our visitors have enjoyed exploring the beauties of the Lake District on foot or on two wheels so we are especially pleased to have been awarded these two Visit England's Welcome badges again. Those of you wanting to explore on foot will find walking to suit all abilities and stamina: from mountain climbing to gentle strolls. You can access many lovely walks from the cottage gate & if you plan your route carefully, you'll find many delightful refreshment stops.


For those who prefer two wheels, either bring your own bike or hire one nearby (See our location page for bike hire details).  If you are bringing your bike, it would be helpful if you would let us know in advance so we can ensure a secure, undercover space is available.


Internet Access: After a long village campaign, we finally got an ultra fast fibre internet network in the village with fibre to the premises. The fibre is now connected here so we are now able to offer our visitors blistering internet speeds of around 140 Mbps - assuming you have equipment capable of dealing with these speeds which are faster than in most towns and cities. 


What peace and beautiful scenery - no wonder writers and artists were so inspired.