Challoner Cottage is a cosy little gem tucked away in the very heart of the attractive Georgian town of Cockermouth. With a comfortable, homey living room, charming kitchen diner and two bright double bedrooms, it is a lovely retreat for a family or two couples holidaying together. Effortlessly combining old cottage character with modern comfort and a relaxing vibe, Challoner Cottage is a beautiful home from home in a great location. A quiet private garden at the back is a pleasant surprise ideal for a relaxing drink or dining al fresco and completes this perfectly formed holiday retreat.
Situated just a couple of minutes walk from the centre of Cockermouth, Challoner Cottage could not be better placed for enjoying everything this bustling town has to offer. A good choice of restaurants, bars, cafes and independent shops line the streets and there is sure to be something for all tastes. Jennings Brewery is a Cockermouth institution offering regular tours with the all important tastings and shop. At the other end of town you can visit Wordsworth House, boyhood home of William Wordsworth and his family. There is a choice of riverside strolls and footpaths heading into the surrounding pastoral countryside.
Cockermouth is well located for exploring the whole of north and west Cumbria. There is a huge choice of walks for all abilities with Keswick, Loweswater, Buttermere and Caldbeck all within 30 minute drives. For a change of scene why not have a day at the seaside? From Maryport, just 15 minutes away, head north along the Solway Coast for stunning views across to Scotland or south to explore the red sandstone cliffs of St Bees. Heading inland, you will come across tranquil Bassenthwaite and the surrounding Lakes Distillery, Mirehouse stately home, Lake District Wildlife Park, and Whinlatter Forest Park! You will be spoilt for choice whatever you like to do and wherever you go you will be assured of a warm, cosy place to relax in Challoner Cottage at the end of the day.