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1 Swinside Cottages

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £375
    Low season
  • £525
    Peak season

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  • Available
  • Unavailable
Preferred arrival day: Saturday

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    5 (peak)
    4 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Access


  • Open Fire
  • Off-Road Parking

About 1 Swinside Cottages

This semi-detached holiday cottage is located on the west side of the Whinlatter Pass within an acre of land with a stream running through it. It was built in the 1930s and was formerly the residence of foresters working for the forestry commission.

The current owners have owned the cottage for over forty years and are active fell walkers. The house underwent major refurbishment in 2008 and now provides lovely comfortable accommodation in the heart of Wainwright’s north western fells.

There is outstanding scenery on all sides with forest walks and fell-walking from the house.

Within the local area (within one mile) is the Whinlatter Forest Centre with walking, mountain biking, numerous trails, a café, restaurant and many amusements for children.

Nearby lakes include Bassenthwaite three miles, Loweswater five miles and Derwentwater six miles. The pretty village of Lorton is just two miles and Braithwaite (with village shop) is three, both having country pubs providing meals.

Keswick and Cockermouth are six miles away and are both pleasant market towns with supermarkets and swimming pools and Keswick has a theatre, cinema and numerous tourist facilities and attractions.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Liz Walton joined Independent Cottages in May 2009

1) Phone:

2) Enquire online:

Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Bike Storage
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath

Location (The Lake District)

The cottage sleeps up to five guests and accommodation comprises:

  • One triple bedroom (double bed with single bunk above).
  • Master bedroom with queen size bed.
  • One single bedroom with additional single mattress underneath if required.
  • Living/Dining room with two sofas, 32” LCD television with Freesat HD, DVD player, dining table with six chairs and a lovely coal fire - perfect for curling up in front of on those chilly nights.
  • Kitchen with electric oven and four ring hob, microwave, dish-washer, fridge-freezer and washer-drier.
  • Bathroom containing bath, separate shower, hand-basin and WC.
  • Porch with numerous hooks and boot-rack.

Outside: The cottage is set within an acre of its own grounds with stream passing through, providing plenty of space for children to let off steam or for relaxing on those lazy sunny days! There is a patio area where you can eat alfresco and take in those beautiful views.

Additional information: The cottage has oil-fired central heating. There is parking for four cars (car is essential). Dogs and children of all ages welcome. No smoking. Heating/electricity costs included in the rent, linen and towels provided. Coal bunker outside.

1 Swinside Cottages Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms (1 Triple Bunk, 1 Queen, 1 Single + additional single mattress)
2 Dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £375
Mid Season from £425
High Season from £475
Peak Season £525
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, 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)7876 326758 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Liz Walton
Member Since May 2009

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Minimum stay 5 nights Maximum 5 people

Last Minute Offers

No current last minute offers

1 Swinside Cottages 18 month availability calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
* Calendar last updated: 20th May 2018