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Little Byre

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7 Nights See prices

  • £400  to  £600

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Short Breaks From

  • £90 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Cot

About Little Byre

Little Byre is a charming holiday cottage that affords wonderful uninterrupted views over glorious countryside towards Skiddaw. Located in the quiet hamlet of Baggrow in Cumbria, Little Byre is perfect for those seeking peace and tranquillity, whilst being within easy reach of popular tourist areas such as Keswick. A superb choice for discovering the many delights of both the Lake District and the Cumbrian coastline.

Furnished and equipped to a high standard, Little Byre nestles amongst the beauty of the Northern Fells and Lakes, allowing you to visit the popular towns of Cockermouth, Keswick, Whitehaven and Silloth and return back to a tranquil setting at the end of the day.

After a day enjoying the seaside, walking the fells, or visiting the many attractions of the Lake District, return 'home' to a peaceful retreat where you can escape the crowds and recharge. In the winter months you can curl up in front of the cosy living flame fire and in the summer enjoy a 'sun-downer' enjoying 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.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Margaret Roche joined Independent Cottages in March 2011

Enquire online / Phone:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The Lake District)

Little Byre is deceptively spacious and provides the following facilities:

  • Living/dining room with a large flat-screen television/DVD/CD player (and a selection of DVDs), comfy leather seating and a cast-iron living flame Gas fire which provides a cosy atmosphere at the flick of a switch. A dining table (which is extendable) seats four guests.
  • Fully equipped kitchen which offers an electric cooker, washing machine for freshening clothes, microwave, fridge/freezer and lovely views over the fields with Skiddaw making a lovely backdrop in the distance (see the photo above), making washing-up a pleasure!


  • King-size master bedroom nicely presented with ash furniture and dressed with lovely cream and red bedding.
  • Single bedroom to the rear of the cottage affording more of those lovely views over Caldbeck Fells towards Skiddaw.
  • Family bathroom with shower over the bath, WC, wash basin and shaving point (fluffy white towels provided for guests).

Outside: There is a little enclosed terrace which affords a south facing aspect with patio table and chairs - a lovely place to sit and enjoy a glass of wine whilst enjoying the view.

Additional information: All bed linen and towels are included along with Gas and electricity. Full gas central heating throughout the cottage and double glazing to ensure it is warm all year round. 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.

Little Byre Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 11th May 2024 - Fri, 24th May 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 25th May 2024 - Fri, 31st May 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 1st Jun 2024 - Fri, 12th Jul 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £285 - £310 | 4 nights: £340 - £360 | 5 nights: £385 | 6 nights: £440

7 Nights

3 Nights

Sat, 13th Jul 2024 - Fri, 6th Sep 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 4
Short break prices:
4 nights: £425 | 5 nights: £485 | 6 nights: £545

7 Nights

4 Nights

Sat, 7th Sep 2024 - Fri, 4th Oct 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £285 - £310 | 4 nights: £360 | 5 nights: £385 | 6 nights: £440

7 Nights

3 Nights

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Single)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Margaret Roche
Member Since March 2011

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Little Byre 18 Month Availability Calendar

  • Available
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* Calendar last updated: 19th May 2024
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