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“Tiny, but well appointed and equipped”
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South Cottage
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29 reviews
South Cottage
Living room
Kitchen
Living Room
Living Room (Smart TV)
Beautifully Light Lounge
Cosy Fireplace!
Cute Decor to Welcome you in!
Main Bedroom
Bedroom 2
Bathroom with Bath and Electric Power Shower
Bathroom
Rear Garden
Coast to Coast walk which runs through the village
A walk across the road from the cottage, looking back to Orton
Glorious Ullswater
Strolling along Ullswater
Follow the Ullswater Way!
The Village Pub, Orton
The George Hotel Pub, Orton
The George Hotel Pub, Orton
Road to Orton
Orton Village
Orton Village Entrance
From on top of Orton Scar
To Orton Village!
Orton Scene
Orton Scar Cafe
Village Store - For all the essentials!
Orton Sign
Stunning Ullswater - a favourite day out!
Road down to Orton
Road to Orton
A Day Trip to Ullswater
Heading up Orton Scar
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Penrith, Eden District, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Clarissa...
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Tiny, but well appointed and equipped”
Reviewed 8 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

South Cottage is very small, but warm, cosy and well equipped.
The kitchen is tiny, but has everything any reasonable person could need except a dishwasher.

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Liked best: The ease with which I could book from Wednesday to Wednesday
Liked least: Lack of reading lamps in the sitting room
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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11janmc
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Ideal choice for a comfortable and interesting break”
Reviewed 15 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

South cottage is comfortable,airy,stylishly decorated and in the centre of a quiet village which is on the coast to coast route so an ideal place for walkers. Orton is well situated to reach many interesting and characterful villages and towns where excellent eateries and historic buildings are to be found. It is in the Eden Valley, a beautiful part of the country. Something of an hidden gem.The village itself has some very pleasant features. A monthly farmer's market, an elegant choclatier and cafe, a gallery and restaurant. Together with a welcoming inn and a well stocked friendly shop and post office.

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Liked best: The decor, facilities, comfort,brightness and location. The owners prompt helpful responses.
Liked least: The fridge freezer is not in the kitchen and there is no banister by the stairs
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
16 Sep 2015
Thank you so much for your review! I'm so pleased you've had such a lovely time in South Cottage and I hope the weather wasn't too unkind to you!! I look forward to hearing from you again one day :) Chloe x
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Suz_1965
Belper, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely Cottage With Character!”
Reviewed 6 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Stayed for a week in South Cottage to celebrate my 50th birthday and have totally fallen for this lovely little cottage. It's quirky and cosy and was exactly what we had hoped for. It's extremely well equipped from every kitchen utensil to towels to a hair dryer. Everything had been thought of. A lovely touch was the bottle of wine left for us. Orton is ideally placed for all of the Lake District and the village has a lovely feel as well as all the amenities you will ever need. Both cafes and the hotel do great food. The owner Chloe was a pleasure to deal with and we are already looking forward to our next stay!

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Management Response
10 Jul 2015
Thank you so much for the review! It was a pleasure to have you stay at South Cottage and glad you enjoyed the celebrations in the cottage!! Really hope you get the chance to come back one day :) Chloe x
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s h
1 review
“Great location, lovely cottage”
Reviewed 28 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Orton is a lovely little village within easy reach of the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales NP. The village itself has a good pub and two great cafes.
South Cottage is beautifully renovated, with sun-filled living area with everything needed. The bedrooms are compact but comfortable. We had a great stay.

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Management Response
10 Jul 2015
Thank you for your review! So glad you had a good stay :) And I'm glad the sun was shining for you!! Do let me know if you would like to stay again. Thanks again, Chloe x
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BrisbaneL...
Brisbane
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“Lovely cosy cottage”
Reviewed 21 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015

My son and I recently stayed at South Cottage, Orton for just over 2 weeks and loved every minute of our stay. The cottage is clean, warm and very well equipped with every kitchen utensil you may require, plus an extensive range of dvd's, books and information on the general area.
Orton village is a very friendly little village with one pub and a shop/post office, where we were able to buy all our groceries and necessities. Orton is also on the coast to coast walkway.
I would not hesitate to stay here again, and the owner, Chloe was very kind, helpful and understanding.

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Liked best: The homeliness of the cottage
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
10 Jul 2015
Thank you so much for your review! So glad you had such a lovely stay - it was a pleasure to have you! I do hope you get the chance to come back! :) Chloe x
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JCK59
Taunton, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great break despite the weather”
Reviewed 20 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015

My daughter, dog & I thought it would be nice to have a little holiday together, near the Lakes in January!! Despite the weather, we had everything gales, driving rain, snow & brilliant sunshine, we had a lovely time. South Cottage is a delightful little property in the heart of a "typical" village. You could see the pub from the kitchen window, just round the corner is the chocolate factory & not far up the road a nice little cafe.The cottage itself is well equipped, beautifully decorated & cosy & warm. The village is well situated to visit any number of lakes & attractions, but also offers some lovely walks on the doorstep. I only had one problem & its mine not South Crottages, the driveway is quite narrow and I have a large car and no driving skills! Fingers crossed we would like to do it all again next year.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: The parking
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Patto41
Denmark, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great place to stay!”
Reviewed 30 December 2014 for a stay in September 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We used South Cottage as a base for visiting the Lakes District. It is very comfortable and well appointed, and is well located for pleasant day trips.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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