The Cottage - Self catering holiday cottage, Bardsea, Nr. Ulverston, Cumbria, The Lake District, England - Sleeps 4
This charming 18th century holiday cottage is in the heart of the pretty coastal village of Bardsea, which boasts two fine pubs (great food and ale), a local beach, one of the most picturesque golf courses in Cumbria, and is on the southern edge of the beautiful Lake District National Park.
The cottage is the ideal base for walking, biking or climbing in the southern lakes, with Coniston Water just ten miles away and gentler walks along ancient bridleways around Birkrigg Common can be enjoyed from the front door. The Cumbrian Coastal Path passes within 500 yards, along the shore of Morecambe Bay, with its outstanding opportunities for birdwatching.
The Cumbrian Way begins in the nearby market town of Ulverston, just three miles away and continues through the heart of the Lakes to Keswick.
Ulverston has all the amenities of a thriving market town including an award winning regional supermarket, pubs, independent shops, a wide selection of cafes and restaurants, leisure centre, banks, post office and railway station.
Bardsea is an excellent location for enjoying the best of the South Lakes. From the local beach and walks to the more challenging terrain of the Coniston Fells and biking in Grizedale Forest, there is something for everyone.
There are numerous visitor attractions in the area, from historic houses such as Conishead Priory, Ruskin’s Brantwood, Holker Hall and the Elizabethan Levens Hall and Gardens; to National Trust attractions like Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top and Yew Tree farms, Sizergh Castle and the Steam Yacht Gondola on Coniston Water - all within half an hour.
The South Lakes Wild Animal Park is less than five miles away and the Aquarium of the Lakes at Newby Bridge is within twenty minutes, just beyond the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway.
- Beach Nearby
- Near Pub/Restaurant
- Garden/Outside Area
- Bike Storage
- Golf Facilities Nearby
- Washing Machine
- Tumble Dryer
- CD Player
- Accessible via Public Transport
- Cosy sitting room with a large sofa, Freeview TV/DVD, original cupboards, slate floor, large open fire place (with electric 'wood burner') and dining area.
- Fully equipped kitchen with electric hob and oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge and a washer dryer.
- Upstairs bedroom one with a full sized double bed, wardrobe and window seat.
- Bedroom two which also has a full sized double bed.
- First floor bathroom with bath, shower, WC and hand basin.
At the rear of the cottage there is a raised patio.
Additional information: Price includes linen, towels, gas and electricity.
Low Season from £200
Mid Season from £250
High Season from £300
Peak Season £350
Pets: Yes, 1 dog
Changeover Day: Friday
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (2 Doubles)
Approximate Location of The Cottage
Reviews and Testimonials for The Cottage
“Lovely cottage, very cosy, good facilities, great walks, lovely countryside. Will be back!” – Yvonne and Dave, Liverpool
"It's so cutesy. We only wish we could have stayed longer! Can't wait to go again." Jessica and family, Nottingham
“Very comfortable cottage. Good for exploring the Lakes without the crowds. Had a lovely time.” – Derek and Marjory, Australia.
“Great location. The walk up to the Common is great, as are the views. Thanks.” – Michelle, Barnsley
“Had a great time, lovely cottage, lovely walks. Thanks.” – Joe and Anita, S Yorkshire
"We had an awesome time. Thanks!" Emily & Jade, Liverpool
“A lovely house and surroundings! Will definitely consider visiting again! Many thanks.” – Tim Stubbs, Leeds.
"Heaven! I didn't have to cook all week because the pub was so good." Beth & Toby, Monmouth
"We had a lovely week at the Cottage" Will & Emma, Bristol
"A hidden gem - great walks, great pub, very relaxing" Jo & Ian, Edinburgh
"A lovely cottage and wonderful surroundings" Andy & Alison, Cardiff