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Isaac's Byre, pet friendly cottage, Garrigill, Alston, Cumbria..

View of the front of Isaac's Byre. A lovely spot to sit out in the mornings.
24 reviews
View of the front of Isaac's Byre. A lovely spot to sit out in the mornings.
The front garden.
The living room/kitchen is a large open plan space with velux windows and exposed beams.
We provide all the wood you need for your stay.TV, DVD player, CD player & games console on request.
Open plan living
Double bed with solid oak bedframe and exposed beams. Partly exposed 16th century fireplace.
Another view of double bedroom showing exposed beam and into bathroom.
Ground floor bedroom with beds made up as twin beds.
Ground floor bedroom with bed made up as huge superking
Twin bedroom upstairs with exposed beams.
The twin bedroom upstairs showing the exposed beams.
Five burner ranger cooker and fully equipped kitchen where we have tried to cater to your every need
Dining area in open plan room
Another view of the kitchen showing fridge freezer and a plate of freshly cooked biscuits.
This table can be extended.
One of many views close to Isaac's Byre.
Rainfall shower head in ensuite shower room. Double size shower cubicle too.More exposed beams.
Ground floor/family bathroom with shower over the bath.
Ashgill Force. 1.5 miles from the cottage. Walk behind this waterfall. Great for photos.
Boot room, drying room, dog room, storage room or whatever you want to use it for room.
A view from the lane leading to Isaac's Byre. Stone walls abound around here.
View from back garden. Open up the French doors and experience the clean air and great view.
Isaac's Byre
Boot room. Drying room, Dog room. Whatever you want it for room.
Isaac's Byre from the front. Parking for three cars. A great place to sit in the morning to catch t
View from twin bedroom which has deep window seat.
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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Alston, Cumbria, England
Interaction with guests
We will welcome you on arrival and are just next door if you need us. As we live locally we can recommend walks, places to eat and things to do. Next door are pet pigs, sheep, ducks and hens. We also have hens behind the cottage so you may be able to buy fresh eggs from us depending on the season.

We can be as unobtrusive or as helpful as you wish.
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Excellent - based on 24 reviews
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English first
Stockton on the Forest, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 December 2014 for a stay in December 2014

We hired the cottage to celebrate our son's 7th birthday and we were, from the first moment of opening the front door to Issac's Byre, impressed. The cottage has such a warm and homely feel that once you're inside you feel like you've lived there for years. The Boot Room was where our dogs were staying and it was brilliantly...

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014

The cottage is very well presented with space in cupboards in kitchen and bedrooms for your own stuff. Everything was spotlessly clean and the floor in the boot room was excellent for soggy paws whilst we dried the dog off. There are walks literally on the doorstep. The garden is very small but has a great view and the free...

Jill S
Norfolk, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
people found this review helpful

We totally agree with all the previous reviews. The cottage was very comfortable & well equipped. However, there are a few things which made this stand out from the rest. We have stayed in numerous cottages and I love a long hot soak in the bath after a days walking. The bath at Isaac's Byre is big but there was...

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
A ground floor bedroom and bathroom provides accommodation for persons with reduced mobility but not wheel chair users. We can provide a ramp. We welcome children and babies and provide high chairs and travel cot and cot on request. Two well behaved dogs are welcome and we provide water bowl, towels and a few welcoming biscuits for your pooch. .Community gym is 4.5 miles away. Golf course is just 3 miles away. We have arranged special deals with both so if you wish to make use of them please ask. We have electric car charging points so if you have an electric car you can charge it overnight ready for exploring the following day.There are electric bicycles to hire in Garrigill.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Super King
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
We can provide a welcome hamper featuring locally sourced and fair trade foods for £25.
A meal can be ready for you in your fridge to heat up on arrival. Contact us for menu and cost.
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About the neighbourhood
Nearby is a swimming pool with sauna which you can book by the hour and a Post Office/general store. Alston has a wide range of shops and places to eat and a steam railway. Further afield are Killhope lead mining museum, Settle-Carlisle historic railway, Hadrian's wall, Lake District, Durham, Northumberland national park.
The local area has the Pennine Way (1/4 mile away), C2C cycle way (1/4 mile away), lots of local walks (Ashgill waterfall is just 1.5 miles) and mountain bike routes, award winning bakery, The Hub museum and St John's Pool and bar.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 75.0 km
Railway: Penrith: 32.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 75.0 km
Nearest airport is Newcastle, only one hour away through picturesque scenery, Manchester airport is 2.5 hours away through some amazing scenery. Both airports have a range of hire car companies. The nearest stations are Penrith and Hexham and nearest mainline stations are Newcastle and Carlisle.

The cottage is just 22 miles from Penrith and M6, 25 miles from Hexham and about 30 miles from A1.

There is a regular bus service to Nenthead (3 miles away) and the local taxi service is bookable in advance.
Car hire companies can be found in Newcastle and Manchester airports, Carlisle and Newcastle cities and in Penrith and Hexham.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 75.0 km.
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