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Take a stroll around the grounds
Enjoy the local pub, just a stroll away
A short stroll to the local beer garden
Within easy reach of the rugged Scottish Borders
The market town of Keswick is only 24 miles away
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14 / 18  Take a stroll around the grounds
15 / 18  Enjoy the local pub, just a stroll away
16 / 18  A short stroll to the local beer garden
17 / 18  Within easy reach of the rugged Scottish Borders
18 / 18  The market town of Keswick is only 24 miles away

Swallows Retreat At Calthwaite Hall

Eden Valley, Cumbria
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Romantic
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Log Cabin / Lodge
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At a glance

  • A romantic couples’ retreat that also welcomes one small dog
  • Relax in your own private hot tub with stunning views across the valley
  • Visit market towns, stunning lakes and waterfalls or the coast, all within easy reach of this peaceful Cumbrian village
Property code: 80614

Escape on the perfect romantic getaway for two at this superb pod set in a stylish complex of properties in the village of Calthwaite. Sleeping two people in one bedroom, it’s the ideal romantic retreat for a couple that want to explore the northern fringes of the Lake District National Park. Spend your days hiking at Lowther Castle or kayaking on Ullswater, and your evenings enjoying a drink at the local pub or taking a well-deserved dip in the lodge’s private hot tub.

Step inside this stylish pod and you’ll find a cleverly planned space that’s perfect for two. The main area has been tastefully designed to make the most of the space on offer. Rustle up a romantic meal for two in the kitchenette and then head out to the deck to dine alfresco. After dinner, crack open a bottle of wine and take a dip in the private hot tub, or head indoors to snuggle up on the sofa in front of the TV. When the day is done, the sofa transforms into a comfortable double bed. In the morning, treat yourself to a freshly-brewed coffee on the deck’s cabana.

Head into Carlisle (13.5 miles) for a great day out. Take a stroll around the 11th-century castle, check out the fine 14th-century stained glass windows at Carlisle Cathedral, or buy the ingredients for your dinner at Carlisle Market Hall - one of the few covered Victorian Markets left in England. Alternatively, head to Little Salkeld (11 miles) to see Long Med and Her Daughters – one of the finest stone circles in the north of England. Take a trip into Penrith (8 miles) and take part in an adrenaline-fuelled canyoning or rappelling tour.

  • 1 pull out double bed
  • 1 shower room with rain forest shower and WC
  • Smart TV in lounge
  • Electric hob, microwave, coffee machine and fridge
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Decking with seating and BBQ
  • Private hot tub
  • Village pub within walking distance - guests offered 10% reduction off food & drink
  • Welcome pack and toiletries provided
  • Towels not included (can be hired from owner on arrival at a charge of £7.50)
  • Paddock space available for horses at an additional charge (please ask on booking)
  • This property can only be booked as a standalone property and not in conjunction with a larger group booking involving other properties on site.
  • Please note, this property will only accept 1 small dog
  • Please be advised all dogs must be kept on a lead within the grounds
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday

Lyndsey Casson

This property is personally managed by Lyndsey.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 13 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Peter 28th June 2024

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Small but comfortable

Reviewed by David 14th June 2024

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Reviewed by Dawn 7th June 2024

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Everything needed was supplied, lovely quiet spot, (apart from the peacocks that my husband kept feeding) the lodges weren't in a row, they were stepped, so everyone had a lovely view. Hot tub was checked and tested several times a day. Very private and secure. A great relaxing break. And good value

Reviewed by Melissa 25th May 2024

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Reviewed by Tammy 17th May 2024

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Reviewed by Joe 17th April 2024

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Small but all you could need although we couldnt get the TV signal to work but that wasnt an issue for us as we took our laptop and were out most of the day anyway, the hot tub is a great addition, the globe inn does lovely food, abit expensive but the portion size is big and the quality is good so its worth it and you do receive a discount. Lodge Read moreisnt far from the Lake District walks and only about an hour drive to Windermere. Overall we had a great stay Hide

Reviewed by Jacquelin 5th April 2024

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Reviewed by Damon 9th February 2024

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Reviewed by Karen 17th November 2023

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The lodge is very spacious and comfortable we really enjoyed our break at your place and will be back next year x

Reviewed by Bobby 7th September 2023

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A lovely couple of nights spent at the Swallows Retreat. Property is very well laid out with a lot of thought put into the space in the cabin. Applicances provided were generous, alongside towels for use in the shower/hot tub. Very friendly staff, and a few surprise visits from the peacocks on the grounds made it that little bit extra special! DistRead moreance-wise - it's in ideal travelling distance to the likes of Keswick and others. Hide

Reviewed by Colin 4th August 2023

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Lovely area, Globe inn was fantastic so were the staff. The cabin we had needs a good overhaul to fix some issues arising from damp and cleanliness.

Reviewed by Rhys 17th February 2023

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Very nice, everything you need just compacted, very peaceful on an evening and good privacy. Staff in the pub who checked us in were very friendly and helpful. Will definitely be returning

Reviewed by Ryan 10th February 2023

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Cottage was very cosy & snug. All the equipment worked perfectly and the Hot Tub was always the right temperature. The heating was perfect warmed up very quickly when we felt cold first thing of a morning or of an evening

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Location

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