Nestled in the beautiful surroundings of the Wasdale Valley in the Lake District national Park, Todd and Gunn cottages have outstanding views and all the peace and quiet you could wish for. Todd cottage can sleep up to three people and accepts dogs. Gunn Cottage sleeps two and at present has a no pets policy. Todd and Gunn cottages are single story, and offer free Wi-fi and Freeserve television
Wood Cottage is a charming wooden bungalow style cottage in the quiet village of Drigg. A perfect retreat for two or three people, Wood Cottage has a bright comfortable sitting room with patio doors opening to the beautiful cottage garden. The garden is planted with a variety of flowers and plants, creating a tranquil environment.
These two bedroomed cottages are built in traditional style and set within the grounds of the magnificent Irton Hall. Each cottage enjoys the full benefits of this peaceful parkland setting, itself located in a quiet, yet particularly beautiful area of West Cumbria. Each cottage has been tastefully constructed to reflect traditional style with use of stone and rendered walls under tiled roofs. Internally the modern comfortable accommodation is well appointed and furnished.
A beautiful and spacious barn conversion situated at Hallflat Farm, in the quiet Western Lake District. Our spacious yet cosy cottage is located in Santon Bridge, in between Eskdale and Wasdale, and has stunning views up the Wasdale valley. The cottage sleeps up to 4 people in two bedrooms and has a full self-catering kitchen, living/dining room with log burner, dedicated broadband with wifi, bathroom and separate toilet. The 'upside down' accommodation has the living area upstairs, to take full advantage of the fantastic scenery. Two outdoor seating areas, one south facing and one west facing, make the most of the sun and provide alfresco dining with a view. Pets welcome. The cottage is surrounded by fields, woods and impressive hills and mountains and yet is only 200m from a pub serving good beer and quality food.
Converted from part of a former school on an access-only lane between Holmrook and Santon Bridge, Betty's Cottage is surrounded by farmland and views of the Wasdale fells. At the end of the lane is Irton Church, known for its Burne-Jones stained glass and 9th Century Anglian cross in the churchyard. This self-catering cottage for two is a perfect little hideaway, ideal for those seeking a relaxing get away. Footpaths head out across the fields, as far as the coast, Muncaster Fell and Miterdale Forest. Breakfast can be at the Bed and Breakfast next door.
Built in the seventeenth century, Well Cottage is a comfortable and pleasantly appointed stone cottage on the outskirts of the village of Gosforth, awarded an English Tourist Board rating of 4 stars. Gosforth is Viking country, and their legacy can still be seen in the area. Gosforth Cross is the tallest Viking cross in England and has stood for over 1000 years. There is a single bedroom downstairs and a family bathroom (which has shower over the bath). Upstairs are two further bedrooms – a double with en suite shower room and a twin.
Melissa Cottage is a lovely holiday cottage, sleeping 4, that has been recently tastefully renovated to a high standard to provide comfortable self catering accommodation with luxury contemporary furnishings and decor. The cottage has the added advantage of an eco-wood pellet burning stove and is situated in the grounds of historical Irton Hall where both Oliver Cromwell and Henry VI have visited.
Albert Cottage, sleeping 4, is situated in the grounds of historic Irton Hall where Oliver Cromwell and Henry VI have both visited. This location gives easy access to both the Eskdale and Wasdale Valleys and guests are welcome to enjoy the mature grounds of the Hall. The cottage has been renovated to a high standard with contemporary furnishings and decor.
Mill Cottage is a wonderful converted mill in a fantastic location and has just been renovated to a very high standard. Situated on the banks of the River Irt, which flows out of Wastwater (England's deepest lake) a few miles further up the valley, the cottage is in the hamlet of Santon. This lovely hamlet has a craft shop, a tearoom, and also the Santon Bridge Inn just 100m away, which serves a delicious Sunday carvery. The location also allows you to explore both Eskdale and Wasdale with ease, giving access to some of the Lake District’s finest walking. The cottage sleeps 10 in two adjoining but separate apartments – perfect for two families holidaying together.
Five static caravans and a cottage can now be booked at Parkgate Farm near Irton. Situated on a farm with Spectacular views up to Eskdale, Wasdale and beyond to the Coniston fells. Close to the famous La'al Ratty, Muncaster Castle and the West Cumbrian coast with its links golf course and beaches. Interesting walks for all ages and capabilities, surrounded by peace, quiet and tranquility.
Force Bank is a character cottage located on a quiet lane between Holmrook and Santon Bridge. With all the accommodation arranged on the ground floor, this cottage is perfect for those who are less mobile. Just next door to Force Bank is a lovely woodland tearoom and craft gift shop with an excellent reputation. The peaceful location is a few yards from the banks of the River Irt and trees shade the lane. Friends and couples seeking a relaxing holiday are well catered for with two double bedrooms offering fell views and a bathroom for each bedroom. Force Bank would make a perfect holiday escape for anyone with a musical leaning; an upright Steinway piano is available for use by prior arrangement and the tranquil surrounds of Force Bank and the River Irt will provide appropriate inspiration and atmosphere for music!
Once a Wesleyan chapel, Bitt Chapel House is a single storey cottage with magnificent views across rolling farmland to Wasdale and its majestic fells. The cottage offers a large garden, an open fire, and is ideally located for starting numerous walks. The nearest pub is only a 10-minute walk away.
Roseville is a light and bright terraced cottage, set just a five-minute walk from the centre of Gosforth Village, with lovely bedrooms. Older children will love the attic room and there is a snug in the basement with a 40” TV and sockets for games consoles. The private garden has seating and is a perfect suntrap. The bathroom has under floor heating and a bath with shower over. Roseville sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Bank Barn is a lovely barn conversion which is part of Yew Tree Farm, a traditional working Lakeland hill farm where Herdwick Sheep graze alongside a small herd of pedigree dairy goats. The ‘upside down’ layout means that the sitting room takes full advantage of the spectacular views. Four can be accommodated in a double bedroom and a bunk room.
If you're looking for a welcoming, comfortable base to explore the tranquil valleys of the western Lakes and the unspoiled Cumbrian coastline then look no further than 1 Cherry Trees in Gosforth. Nestled at the heart of bustling village life this lovely house sleeps up to five people in three light and airy bedrooms. Recently refurbished, it's a spacious and modern cottage with room to spread out and relax on your holiday.
Scaw Fell is a traditional stone cottage that oozes character. Wooden beams, latched tongue-and-groove doors, exposed stone, stripped wooden floors, and a Victorian cast iron fireplace all add to the feeling of authenticity. Scaw Fell Cottage also has fabulous mountain views from both inside and out in the back garden. There is one double bedroom and two twin rooms (one of which is in the attic).
Hardingill is a traditional farm cottage dating back to the 1700s that has been lovingly refurbished. This characterful cottage is quirky yet cosy and retains many period features. There are extensive views from the upper floors to the fells of Wasdale. Four people can enjoy a comfortable stay here – six if you make use of the sofa bed in the downstairs snug.
Potters Barn is an imaginatively converted 18th century barn with an English Tourist Board rating of 4 stars. On the outskirts of the village of Gosforth, this light, bright holiday home is a perfect base from which to explore the lakes, fells, and coast. Accommodation is on the first and second floor, with the sitting room and dining area being on the second floor in the lovely light attic. There are three bedrooms – one double (with en suite shower room), one twin, and one with a bunk bed. There is a shower room on the ground floor
Blengside is a charming, cosy cottage that has been recently and lovingly refurbished, retaining characterful features with the advantage of modern fixtures and fittings. It is found on the banks of the river on the outskirts of Gosforth Village, which lies between the mountains and the Irish Sea. The cottage is a lovely getaway for two set amidst beautiful scenery.
With uninterrupted views of the Wasdale fells, this cottage is a wonderful starting point for hundreds of walks, either on the high fells or along the banks of the River Irt. The Santon Bridge Inn, a ten-minute stroll down the lane, hosts the International “Greatest Liar” competition towards the end of the year and serves good food and fine ale. The magnificent valley of Wasdale is just a five-minute drive away, boasting England's deepest lake, highest mountain, and smallest church.
Haata Cottage is a characterful cottage in the peaceful Western Lake District. Sleeping up to six people in three bedrooms, this newly refurbished cottage, with its beautiful handmade wooden furniture and bespoke touches, is a warm and welcoming space with a sprinkle of magic. The bathroom has a freestanding ‘slipper’ bath and there is also a shower room.
This cottage, set in the grounds of a Georgian country house, is in a superb location and backs onto woodland where there is abundant wildlife to be seen, including red squirrels. Access to the green lane bridleway is only a few yards away from the cottage. There are walks from the front door and the property is near to both Wasdale and Eskdale.