Little Byre - Self catering holiday cottage in Baggrow, Nr Lake District, Cumbria, England - Sleeps 3+1
Little Byre is a delightful character holiday cottage that affords beautiful, uninterrupted views across open countryside towards Skiddaw. Located in the quiet hamlet of Baggrow in Cumbria, it offers a haven of peace and tranquillity and is also an ideal base from which to explore the Lake District and the Cumbrian coastline.
Furnished and equipped to a high standard, Little Byre is surrounded by the wonderful scenery of the Northern Fells and Lakes. It is the perfect place to simply relax and also ideal for visiting the Cumbrian towns of Keswick, Silloth, Cockermouth and Whitehaven which are all within easy reach.
After a day enjoying the seaside, walking the fells, or visiting the many attractions of the Lake District, what could be better than to come home to a peaceful retreat where you can escape the crowds and simply unwind and relax. In the winter months you can curl up in front of the cosy living flame fire and in the summer watch the sun go down as you sit and enjoy the spectacular view.
For those who want to stay locally and enjoy the wonderful countryside, there are plenty of walks from the cottage and the adjoining villages of Baggrow and Blennerhasset offer The Grey Goat Pub (Baggrow) and a small children's playground (Blennerhasset).
Alternatively, venture a little further afield and visit the areas many attractions including: GoApe – A high wire forest adventure course in Whinlatter Forest; Trotters World of Animals where you can watch amazing flying displays or enjoy the play areas and animal handling; watch the Ospreys and their spectacular displays from a special viewing platform at the Forestry Commission’s Whinlatter Forest site; visit the Pencil Museum at Keswick where you will be taken through the fascinating history of the pencil or browse the weekly markets at Keswick and Cockermouth.
Whether you want to simply relax amongst beautiful scenery or explore Cumbria and its many delights, Little Byre provides a very comfortable holiday retreat where you are sure to have a memorable holiday.
- Near Pub/Restaurant
- Garden/Outside Area
- Golf Facilities Nearby
- Washing Machine
- CD Player
- Kingsize Bed
Little Byre is surprisingly spacious inside and provides the following facilities:
- Living room/dining area with a large flat-screen television, DVD and CD player (and a selection of DVDs). Quality oak furniture, soft leather furnishings and a cast-iron living flame Gas fire complement the charm of this traditional Cumbrian cottage. There is also an extending dining table which will comfortably seat four people.
- Fully equipped kitchen which offers an electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, and a washing machine. There is also a fantastic view across the fields towards Skiddaw (see the photo above), making washing the dishes a pleasure!
- Upstairs there are two bedrooms and bathroom. The master bedroom is beautifully fitted out with solid ash furniture and a king-size bed has sumptuous cream and red bedding.
- The rear bedroom has pine furniture and also enjoys beautiful views across the Caldbeck fells towards Skiddaw. This room can accommodate one or two guests as it has a comfortable single bed and an additional full-size pull-out bed that can be set at right angles to accommodate an extra guest.
- Family bathroom with bath (shower over), shaving socket and plenty of fluffy white towels.
- Full gas central heating and double-glazed windows.
- Outside is a small, south-facing, enclosed terrace with patio table and chairs, providing an area to sit and enjoy the view.
Additional information: All bed linen and towels are included along with Gas and electricity. A high chair, cot and staircase gate can be provided if needed. Sorry but the owners do not allow pets and Little Byre is strictly non-smoking.
Low Season from £265
Mid Season from £325
High Season from £365
Peak Season £440
Changeover Day: Saturday
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Sleeps 3+1 people in 2 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Single with additional pull out bed.)
Owner: Margaret Roche click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.
Little Byre joined Independent Cottages in March 2010
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Reviews and Testimonials for Little Byre
'Lovely, cosy cottage that feels like a home from home. We have stayed at this same cottage for the last four years, so I think that speaks for itself! Tastefully decorated throughout, with lovely views out of the kitchen window.' Feb 2010
'What a lovely haven tucked away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We've enjoyed a peaceful, tranquil break in a clean, cosy, beautifully furnished cottage with every need catered for.' Feb 2010
'We arrived to find a lovely, cosy, comfortable cottage. You certainly thought of everything to make our stay enjoyable.' March 2010
A lovely cottage. Everything you could possibly want from a holiday cottage and more!. We felt welcome immediately, lovely personal touches, good quality furniture, everything co-ordinating, every kitchen item you could possibly need, fantastically comfy beds and plump duvets. Peaceful with amazing views from the patio area. Will certainly use again. Debbie April 2011
A really comfy cottage with stunning views to Skiddaw. The cottage had everything you could think of. Extremely well equipped, high quality furnishings with super comfy beds. A real home from home can't wait to go again. Thank you April 2011
'Lovely cosy cottage with amazing view. Photographs don't do it justice' March 2010
'The cottage is beautiful .... the setting is quiet and away from the noise. I've never slept so well' April 2010
'We've enjoyed a wonderful week in your lovely cottage. The view is incredible.Really appreciated the wine and biscuits too.'
'Thank you for providing us with such a wonderful cottage. You have thought of everything. Our stay has been so comfortable. We shall certainly come again' May 2010
We've enjoyed a wonderful week in your lovely property. The view is incredible' May 2010
'We've had a fantastic week's holiday here. Your holiday cottage is beautiful and you really have thought of everything: the lego, the DVD's, the picnic rug. The fluffy white towels and the ready made beds combined with the wine and cake sealed it for us. We are definitely hooked, we will be back. The views, the garden at the back occupied the whole of our family.' May 2010
Thank you for a fabulous week. It has been nice to come back to such luxury and comfort. The cottage is lovely' June 2010
We felt your care and consideration in the house, in all that you have thought of and catered for. Thank you. Dennis and Jane, October 2010
Lovely welcome. Such a wonderful and cosy cottage - so comfortable, nothing missing. Carolien and Wyn James. October 2010
Three nights weren't enough! we really enjoyed our stay in your lovely cottage. Your attention to detail made us feel especially welcome. Wonderful views from the kitchen window. A pleasure to prepare breakfast in the dazzling sunlight! Many thanks for the wine and biscuits. We hope to return. November 2010
Thank you for a splendid few days in your lovely cottage. a real home from home, so nice to find the things you forget on a short break, you really have thought of everything, our son loved the books in his room. The king sized bed was very comfy, just what you need after a day's walking on the hills. Thanks again, we shall be back. Gareth and Debbie Lloyd. April 2011