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  • £399  to  £760

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£650 Sat, 25 May 2024
7 nights - Save £65 - Late availability discount applied.

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Star Rating

    4 Star

About Sandbed Cottage

Sandbed Cottage sleeps up to four guests in two bedrooms. It is located in a lovely rural location within Cumbria at the foot of Harter Fell, near the unspoilt village of Ravenstonedale, with two pubs serving food, a playground for children and St Oswald's church with Gilbertine ruins. Conveniently located, Sandbed Cottage provides a comfortable base from which to explore the many attractions of both the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District and is perfect for those who enjoy walking.

This delightful cottage has been carefully designed to retain many of its original features including flagged floors and oak beams. These have been perfectly mixed with handpicked pieces of furniture to provide all the charm and character of a traditional cottage with modern conveniences. Ideal for couples or families, there are a wealth of wonderful walks for guests to enjoy from the cottage front door. Dogs are welcome.

Just a short stroll from the cottage you will find the ancient Murthwaite woods and lime stone pavement of Fell End clouds. Keep your eyes peeled for deer, red squirrels or buzzards soaring overhead. The fells surrounding Sandbed Cottage are grazed by wild fell ponies and Swaledale sheep with open access across the fells for walkers.

There is plenty to see and do in the surrounding area including golf with several courses to choose from, fishing on the river Lune or Eden and horse riding. The ancient Book Town of Sedbergh is six miles away and provides not only superb walking amongst the spectacular Howgills but also craft and book shops to browse, eating establishments and a weekly market.

Kirkby Stephen is just seven miles from Sandbed Cottage and is a historic market town with a good choice of shops and pubs. Sitting at the Eden Valley's mouth, the town sits on Alfred Wainwrights much loved and famous Coast to Coast long distance path, and the Cumbria Cycle Way which is excellent for cyclists. Kirkby Stephen railway station is a mile and a half outside of town and is on the famous Carlisle Settle Railway - what better way to take in the spectacular scenery than by a journey on a steam train! Slightly further afield but still within easy reach for a day trip out are the many attractions, magnificent mountains and fells of the Lakes, as well as the stunning beauty of the Yorkshire Dales offering never ending opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Steve Hopps joined Independent Cottages in December 2011

Enquire online / Phone:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The Lake District)

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • Entrance leading into the rear of the cottage.
  • Open-plan living room with comfy seating in front of the log burner (starter pack provided), satellite television, DVD player and dining table with chairs. The fully equipped kitchen area has an electric oven and ceramic hob, with extractor over, microwave, toaster, kettle and fridge/freezer. The owners offer a laundry service.

First floor

  • King-size bedroom with window that lets the light flood in and provides glorious views over the fells. Beams and stonework add to the charm of the room.
  • Twin bedroom which also has lovely fell views and stonework.
  • Shower room with walk-in shower cubicle, hand basin and toilet.

Outside: During the warmer weather, guests have plenty of outside space to relax with gardens to the back of the property and side with seating provided, allowing you to soak in the wonderful views - the perfect place for your morning coffee whilst planning the day ahead! There is also a stone built barbecue.

Additional information: All electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included. The holiday cottage has oil fired central heating. There is a travel cot and highchair available. Short breaks available. Dogs welcome by arrangement (no extra charge).

Star Rating: 4 Star

Sandbed Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 27th Apr 2024 - Fri, 24th May 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3

7 Nights

Min. 3 nights:
Enquire with Owner

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

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 1st Jun 2024 - Fri, 19th Jul 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3

7 Nights

Min. 3 nights:
Enquire with Owner

Sat, 20th Jul 2024 - Fri, 30th Aug 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3

7 Nights

Min. 3 nights:
Enquire with Owner

Sat, 31st Aug 2024 - Fri, 27th Sep 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3

7 Nights

Min. 3 nights:
Enquire with Owner

Sat, 28th Sep 2024 - Fri, 18th Oct 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3

7 Nights

Min. 3 nights:
Enquire with Owner

Sat, 19th Oct 2024 - Fri, 1st Nov 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3

7 Nights

Min. 3 nights:
Enquire with Owner

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Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Twin)
2 dogs welcome
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.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7870 785322 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

Steve Hopps
Member Since December 2011

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Sandbed Cottage Noticeboard

On arrival at Sandbed cottage, we meet & greet guests and give any information for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday, there will also be a welcome hamper including a starter pack of tea, coffee & milk, 1/2 doz of our own free range eggs and a home baked loaf of bread, either white or wholemeal. 

Last Minute Offers

Sat, 25 May 2024 for 7 nights, £650
Save £65. Late availability discount applied.
Sat, 13 Jul 2024 for 7 nights, £599
Sat, 27 Jul 2024 for 7 nights, £799
Sat, 3 Aug 2024 for 7 nights, £799

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Sandbed Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 19th May 2024
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