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Kirkby Lonsdale
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
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£96
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Kirkby Stephen
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
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Sedbergh
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
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3 Bedrooms, sleeps 6
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3 Bedrooms, sleeps 6
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2 Bedrooms, sleeps 4
£50 - £75 / night
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2 Bedrooms, sleeps 4
£230 - £425 / night
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Appleby
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 9 August 2014
We stayed here with a group of people that actually reached seven at one point (slept on the living room floor!) and it didn't feel over-crowded - like someone else said it really...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 10 May 2014
Stayed here for four nights. Absolutely delightful cottage absolutely and the views are amazing. The location is good and the owners are very helpful.
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£89
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Alston
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 August 2014
I really cannot begin to describe how much my partner and I loved this cottage. Myself, my girlfriend and our spaniel stayed in this property over August bank holiday weekend...
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Kirkby Stephen
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 June 2014
We stayed there 15th June for 6 days. The apartment is above the shop, with a shared entrance with the owners, Paul and Pam. They made us very welcome, leaving some milk, eggs...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 15 June 2014
We had a two night break and found the apartment just perfect. Everything you need is there, it is comfortable, interesting and has been thoughtfully set up to a high standard...
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£100
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Cark
6 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 June 2013
We had a brilliant weekend, the location is excellent.The amazing weather helped to make the weekend great and we had a lovely time in the cottage and surrounding area. We were...
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Penrith
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 July 2014
My review is very long overdue but I have been keeping an eye out for The Cowshed and hoping that it would appear on Trip Advisor one day. My boyfriend and I stayed at here in...
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Appleby
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 10 January 2014
We stayed for a few nights after Christmas and New Year on our way back from Scotland, me, my husband and our small dog. We were welcomed to a roaring fire (which Russell had...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 29 August 2013
We stayed in the 'studio' apartment in early August 2013. The owners are amenable and friendly and are happy to advise on places to eat, drink and visit. The apartment itself was...
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£79
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Alston
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 30 September 2014
Upon arrival we were met at the gate of banks farm by Eddie and Louise with smiles and hello's. After a quick tour of the farm Eddie showed us our private hot tub and then on to...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 August 2014
Can't recommend this place enough! Lovely warm and friendly greeting from Eddie on arrival. Private parking area for the cabin. The hot tub is fabulous and the private bathroom is...
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Gilsland
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 26 August 2014
First class accommodation in a lovely location. The owners are a lovely couple and were very helpful and friendly. Spent a very happy week there with my family and would happily...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 August 2014
'Stonecroft' is a well-equipped bungalow in a peaceful village location, ideally located for visiting and walking on and around Hadrian's Wall. We were welcomed with home-made...
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£390
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Dent
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 September 2014
Broadfield Farm Cottage is charming and pretty. Internally it is very clean and very well equipped and organized, even down to detailed lists of where to find items.The setting is...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 29 July 2014
We chose this cottage as we wanted a peaceful and relaxing break - and we were certainly not disappointed. The cottage is spacious, comfortable and scrupulously clean, and the...
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Orton
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 10 March 2014
Just got back from a lovely weekend in the Cromwell Apartment Orton Hall. So relaxing just to be in such a beautiful house with lovely grounds, and it's great to be able to use...
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£83
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Penrith
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 20 May 2012
If you are someone who wants access to the Lake District and the Eden Valley but doesn't want to be with the crowds, Church Court Self Catering cottages in Gamblesby is an ideal...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 July 2011
We were in need of some quiet and private time and we found that here. We found it easy to breathe relax and be, the countryside is beautiful and the people we met were freindly...
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£77
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Windermere
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 May 2014
We were in Windermere for only two days, but it felt as if we were there a week! We did so much thanks to Mavis and Nev, who helped us so much in planning our short stay . Always...
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Appleby
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 31 August 2014
what a beautiful cottage in a beautiful location.the owner chantal is a very approachable and lovely person.good position for eating out locally and ideal for exploring the lake...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 July 2014
We booked the Rundales Cottage on the amazing reviews of previous travellers and the photos of the amazing rooms and views surrounding it. Knowing a little about the area, I knew...
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Appleby
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 August 2014
Such a great place to stay, super clean, very comfortable and a great base for the lakes. I stayed in one of the cottages which was excellent, everything (and more) that you need...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 August 2014
Andy and Kay were the perfect hosts. From planning our stay, advising on directions, recommending restaurants and organising activities, we couldn't have asked for more. They...
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£225
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Appleby
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 15 September 2014
Having had a lovely stay with family in Sycamore House earlier this year my husband and I (plus chocolate labrador) were keen to try the smaller Midtown Barn and have just...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 September 2014
This was booked for my Hen Party (organised by my sister) she booked this cottage and also the one next door, both cottages are exceptionally nice. Would look into a weekend...
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Alston
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 12 September 2014
My wife and I used Naworth as a "home base" for our exploration of the area, and were perfectly happy with our stay. Extremely comfortable, well thought out, and spotless. I...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 August 2014
stayed here for 5 days .cottage was spacious and very well equipped. the location was quiet and peaceful with lots of walks straight from the door. have stayed at many cottages...
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Appleby
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 August 2014
We don't usually write reviews on Trip Advisor, but our visit to 'Woodland Cottage' was just stunning. We booked at the last minute and really didn’t know what to expect (the...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 28 July 2014
Stayed in 2 bedroom cottage. Wonderful views,cottage had everything one would need. We dsw cows and a red deer from lounge. Met Catherine and Richard our neighbours. Happy days...
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Carlisle
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 21 September 2014
We had a three night stay at the beginning of September in this beautifully converted dairy at the rear of the owners' farmhouse. Raphaela is a friendly, interesting and very...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 23 August 2014
We stayed for 5 days in this extremely well converted dairy building in the courtyard of an old farm building where the owners Rafaela and Steven live. It is extremely quiet. The...
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£79
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Alston
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 14 October 2014
We stayed for 2 nights (10th and 11th October) It's just wonderful! The owner was welcoming, friendly and helpful but not intrusive. The fire really warms the cottage (It had...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 19 August 2014
We booked 4 nights in The Crofters but the night before stayed in The Biscuit Barrell (on the farm) very cosy , warm and definitely something different to try! From the minute we...
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£90
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Patterdale
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 22 October 2014
Cottage very well equipped, owners were helpful when asked for assistance and unobtrusive otherwise. We all enjoyed walking and canoeing at the water centre 10 min walk from the...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 22 June 2014
A lovely cottage with all facilities - very comfortable and well equipped with the added benefit of a sauna (on coin meter) which was great after sailing and walking. Comfortable...
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£170
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Penrith
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 22 April 2014
My family and I stayed at Park House over the Easter period. Park House is a beautiful 4 Bedroom converted barn, with 2 large bedrooms and a bathroom down stairs, 2 large ensuite...
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£55
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Coniston
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 22 February 2014
We booked Copper View as a last minute short break in half term, with value for money and ease of travelling being top criteria for booking, but on arrival we were bowled over by...
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Dent
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 August 2014
Our family regularly stay at Cobble Cottage, indeed I have written a review in the past about it - the contents of which are still valid. However, an update is called for so here...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 28 December 2012
My wife and I return, along with our pet dog, to Cobble Cottage annually, usually in February. We take our surviving parents on alternative years. The fact that we return every...
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Egremont
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 26 August 2014
We had a lovely week at Briscoe Mill cottage. The cottage is of a good standard and we enjoyed the welcome pack provisions left for us on our arrival. Wifi made sure sure our...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 July 2014
Stayed for a week with husband, teenager and two dogs. Greeted with a lovely hamper including a treat for the dogs ! Beautiful gardens with a 'Fairy Glen' by the stream which my...
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£70
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Alston
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 14 August 2014
Everything you might need has been thought of and supplied. Very clean and comfortable. Lovely location with beautiful scenery, would thoroughly recommend.
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 September 2013
As soon as we drove down The Butts, where Millstream is situated, it instantly had a lovely quaint and picturesque feel to it. When we arrived, the owners greeted us and were so...
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£80
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Appleby
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 28 April 2014
stayed for a long weekend trying to avoid the traffic in the usual spots in the Lakes and came across this property. in a great rural location next to a farm but still easy to...
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Orton
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 14 September 2014
First class accommodation..clean,well equipped..and absolutely spotlessly clean...2 constructive criticisms..could do with a king size bed instead of a double..and shower head...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 7 June 2014
This was a real insight into a house which I am sure would have many tales to tell. Wonderful entrance hall complete with a small billiard table and a baby grand piano.
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Grange-over-Sands
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 November 2013
Beautiful flat, very clean with all the mod cons you might need. Bathrooms were good. Very spacious and warm. Loved the wood burner in the kitchen, very cosy with a glass of...
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 July 2012
My partner and I spent 5 days in the Lake District and used this gorgeous and stylish apartment as our base. Initially I was slightly worried that Grange-over-Sands was too far...
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£110
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Chapel Stile
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 May 2014
We enjoyed our stay at Langdale View, and found the property very comfortable. The location is superb, with great views and many walks in the immediate area. The kitchen has...
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£62
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Allonby
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 October 2014
There were 5 of us staying here all adults. The weather had just changed from glorious sunshine to gales. This did not spoil our break away though. The walks along the beach...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 October 2014
great stay here. would recommend highly, lovely sunsets, lovely log fire, easy parking, spacious and the decor was so in keeping with the area.
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£176
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Watermillock
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 7 October 2014
I found this little gem by accident, after trying to find the ideal place to end our 17 day holiday. Well worth the trawl of the internet. We arrived in the rain and I felt a bit...
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£73
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Wasdale Head
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 July 2014
Beautiful cottage, has everything needed included maps - very clean - perfect base to explore the Wasdale area, which is outstandingly gorgeous. The owners respond quickly to...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 June 2014
This is the best location I have stayed in, it is away from the hussle and bustle, very peaceful with stunning views second to none. Many walks straight from the door to suite a...
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£40
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Sedbergh
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 30 September 2014
Fantastic location far from the crowd but a short journey to the local town and the Lake District. The caravans are in the highest of standards and perfectly clean, they are set...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 7 September 2014
Just had my 6th visit and will continue to choose this wonderful place over all others.Well situated on a working farm,close to the lakes.and excellent walks.Very friendly...
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Sedbergh
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 23 February 2014
We had a wonderful stay at Frostview. The view from inside were magnificent. The flat was well stocked and was a great "home away from home". Would come back any time.
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 August 2013
Didn't look much from the outside but was lovely when we walked into the flat, spacious, clean, tastefully decorated with beautiful views. Felt like home, had everything you...
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Wigton
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 29 September 2014
First impression is that it's a beautiful place, tastefully decorated, spotlessly clean, great. But once you settle in you realise that the cottage is even better than it looks...
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 17 May 2014
Would highly recommend this cottage. Very we'll presented, everything you would need for your holiday was there. Both myself, daughter and the grandchildren loved it. Look forward...
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Carlisle
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 June 2014
We stayed at Chapel House for a week-long family holiday, using it as a base for exploring the Lake District and Hadrian's Wall sites with our young children. It is perfectly...
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 24 January 2014
A friend and I decided we wanted to start 2014 with some r&r, we found Chapel House cottage and our plan was set! Booking was simple and Sharu was always prompt in her responses...
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Eskdale
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 August 2014
We had an amazing week at the chalets, sharing two of them with my husband's family. The chalets were immaculate (photos on the website do not do them justice) - clean, roomy...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 7 March 2014
Stayed for. 3 nights very spacious warm and cosy Phil was very welcoming. Plenty of facilities in the room which made our stay pleasant would highly recommend to anyone
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Private Holiday Rental Accommodation in Cumbria

Cumbria is a county in the North of England which is famed above all for its natural beauty. Although it is the Lake District which most people will immediately associate with Cumbria, there are a great many other spots of natural beauty to behold, as well as plenty of activities to suit all tastes around the county. It is an excellent idea to consider renting holiday accommodation in Cumbria, whether it be a cottage in the Lake District, a small lodge, or a large, permanently located caravan. This will ensure that you have the freedom and the flexibility to get out and about and see and enjoy everything which Cumbria has to offer, at a time which suits you and your family or travel companions.

Lake District beauty in Cumbria

Arriving in Cumbria by car, or perhaps hiring a car on your arrival, is virtually essential for seeing the best of what the county has to offer. The Lake District is comprised of around twenty major bodies of water, with a great many smaller ones dotted around. Visitors looking to explore the lakes may be best advised to begin at Windermere and the Brockhole Visitor Centre, where all the required information may be obtained. There are a number of facilities at the centre for all the family to enjoy, including watersports and a children’s adventure playground. Other locations in the area more than worth seeing include Derwent Water, Ullswater and Coniston Water, where perished Donald Campbell, CBE, in his ill-fated attempt to break his own world speed record over water in his craft, Bluebird, in 1967.

Rugged scenery in Cumbria

As well as its Lakeland beauty, Cumbria also has its rugged, mountainous scenery to appreciate. Cumbria is host to every mountain in England over the three thousand feet mark and climbers, adventurous walkers and even mountain bikers are therefore all but spoiled for choice in the locations which they can visit. You may for this reason choose to seek a holiday cottage or lodge for rental in an area close to peaks such as Scafell Pike, Helvellyn, or Skiddaw, in order to engage in one of these particular brands of holiday pastime activity.

Historical attractions in Cumbria

Cumbria is an area which has witnessed considerable upheaval in a historical sense. Evidence of this dating back to Roman times can still be seen, particularly with the legendary Hadrian’s Wall forming the county’s approximate northern boundary. The path which follows the course of the wall is a great way for walkers with an interest in history to combine both passions. Castles are plentiful in Cumbria, with the impressive Carlisle Castle dating back to Norman times. A visit to Carlisle Castle can be combined with a tour of the historic town, where the ancient features of the county’s main population and economic centre are complemented by the common comforts and conveniences of everyday modern living.