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Milo's Retreat

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7 Nights See prices

  • £700  to  £770

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Short Breaks From

  • £80 p/night
    Off peak
    (2 night min)
  • £110 p/night
    Peak season
    (2 night min)

Next OfferMore offers

£195 Sat, 2 Mar 2024
2 nights - 2 night weekend offer

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    1 Room

  • Min Nights

    2 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Waterside Location

About Milo's Retreat

Milo's Retreat has so much to offer that we hardly know where to start. Do we begin by enthusing about the incredible Cumbrian views this Lake District holiday cottage has from the house and garden, the tranquil location near Milnthorpe in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, or the proximity to mountains, lakes and Morecambe Bay? Or perhaps we should start with the charm of the stone property, beautifully furnished with self-catering accommodation for two people, whether they be a couple or friends. Guests love that it's rural yet not isolated and handy for spectacular sights and attractions.

Milnthorpe is a pretty market town with shops, pubs and other amenities, including a weekly Friday market in the square. On a quiet day with few cars, it is easy to picture Milnthorpe centuries ago, when it was second only to Kendal in importance and horses and carts were the preferred mode of transport. Take time to admire the Victorian features of St Thomas' Church beside the green and the splendid topiary at Levens Hall. It's only a few scenic miles from Milo's Retreat to Heron Corn Mill, the Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, and the picturesque Fairy Steps near Slack Head. You're even closer to the Arnside beach and viaduct which you can catch a train across to reach Grange over Sands (please note you cannot walk or cycle over the viaduct).

One of the most appealing aspects of Milo's Retreat is that it's so close to Windermere and the Lakes, yet off the tourist trail. However, with the fells and dales on your doorstep, you can set off in any direction and find a breathtaking view. You get all of the views and natural features that make this one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK without the crowds. The National Trust manages a significant portion of the Arnside and Silverdale AONB, including the extensive network of footpaths. Favourite local walks include Jack Scout and Arnside Knott, and there are long coastal walks if you love a water view.

Milo's Retreat takes holiday bookings all year round. Short breaks are possible, depending on availability, so you can enjoy its relaxing atmosphere even if you only have a few days for your break.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Julie Bailey joined Independent Cottages in January 2022

Enquire online:


Amenities / Facilities

  • Waterside Location
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Smart TV
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • WiFi

Location (Cumbria)

Accommodation Comprises:

Milo's Retreat is a detached cottage with accommodation entirely on the ground floor.

  • Open plan living space with a well-padded sofa where you can relax with a book or the TV.
  • A fitted kitchen is very well-equipped for self-catering with equipment and appliances that include a dishwasher.
  • The spacious bedroom has a superking bed or two full-sized singles, depending on your requirements. Please let the owner know your preference when booking. One small child can also be accommodated in a cot.
  • A modern ensuite has a shower, WC and handbasin.

Outside: The cottage has a small terrace with seating. It faces the owners home and there is a shared drive where parking is available.

Accommodation Comprises: WiFi, bed linen, bath towels and utilities are included. A travel cot and a high chair are available. Smoking is not permitted. 1 dog is permitted but please note pets must be walked off the property, there is no outside space available to allow your dog to roam free. Guests with more than 1 or requiring outdoor secure space dogs may prefer the owner's dog-friendly Waterside Cottage which is only two miles away.

Please check our website for live availability 

Milo's Retreat Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Tue, 2nd Jan 2024 - Sun, 31st Mar 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £190 - £210 | 3 nights: £285 | 4 nights: £380 | 5 nights: £475 | 6 nights: £570

7 Nights

2 Nights

Mon, 1st Apr 2024 - Mon, 30th Sep 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £230 - £240 | 3 nights: £310 - £320 | 4 nights: £420 - £430 | 5 nights: £530 - £540 | 6 nights: £640 - £650
Additional Notes: Small / medium dogs accepted maximum 2 £20 charge

7 Nights

2 Nights

Tue, 1st Oct 2024 - Sun, 22nd Dec 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £190 | 3 nights: £285 | 4 nights: £380 | 5 nights: £475 | 6 nights: £570

7 Nights

2 Nights

Mon, 23rd Dec 2024 - Mon, 30th Dec 2024
Changeover: Tuesday, Min Nights: 5
Short break prices:
5 nights: £700 | 6 nights: £800

7 Nights

5 Nights

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom (Superking)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7855 865517 before paying by bank transfer.
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Julie Bailey
Member Since January 2022

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Last Minute Offers

Sat, 2 Mar 2024 for 2 nights, £195
2 night weekend offer
Mon, 4 Mar 2024 for 4 nights, £360
4 night offer
Fri, 8 Mar 2024 for 2 nights, £190
Can arrive Saturday if preferred
Mon, 11 Mar 2024 for 4 nights, £360
4 night offer
Mon, 18 Mar 2024 for 4 nights, £360
4 night offer

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Milo's Retreat 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 27th February 2024