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The Lodge - Cockermouth

Cockermouth, Lake District
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Charming holiday cottage within walking distance of Cockermouth’s town centre
  • Enjoy a peaceful woodland stroll around the shores of Loweswater
  • Just 15 miles from Skiddaw, one of the Lake District’s highest mountains
Property code: SZ491

Cosy holiday cottage in the market town of Cockermouth, within easy reach of some of the western Lake District’s quieter landmarks and just 14 miles from Keswick and Derwentwater.

Situated within walking distance of Cockermouth, this impressive holiday home holiday cottage at High Moor offers comfortable and stylish self-catering accommodation for couples and small families. The property is set in the grounds of a large and beautiful garden, which guests are welcome to make use of.

Cockermouth is a great starting point to explore the Lake District being within easy access of the quieter, western side yet having all the comforts and ease of the services Cockermouth has to offer with its supermarket, butcher, baker, cafes, pubs, restaurants and cinema. Loweswater Lake is the property's nearest lake with lovely woodland walks and a tranquil escape from day to day living. For the more energetic, Skiddaw is one of the highest mountains in the Lake District and is a 15 minute drive away. Or Keswick is twenty minutes away with its busy centre and Derwentwater Lake which has rowing boats, self drive motor boats and the launch.

The front door leads to the kitchen which is clean and modern. It is fully equipped with electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, small freezer, dishwasher and storage space. A welcome pack of wine, tea, coffee, milk and biscuits greets you upon arrival. For those who like to be woken with fresh coffee, there is a cafetiere with coffee provided.

The sitting room next door is light and spacious. It has widescreen TV with DVD player plus an assortment of books and games to borrow. There is a gas fire for additional warmth.

Upstairs there are two bedrooms - one with a set of adult sized bunks, the other with a double bed. There is also a bathroom with shower above the bath.

Outside there is use of a large garden which is shared with High Moor Cottage and the owners who live in High Moor House. By the cottage is a patio with garden furniture for the exclusive use of guests staying at the property.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin (adult-size bunk beds)
  • 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and WC
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, small freezer, dishwasher
  • Gas central heating
  • Shared washing machine/dryer outside the property
  • Welcome pack
  • TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Private patio with outdoor furniture, and lawn shared with neighbouring holiday cottage and the owner’s house
  • Off-road parking for 1 car. Additional roadside parking available
  • 1 small/medium-sized dog welcome.  Dog breed will need to be confirmed when booking
  • Pub and shops less than 0.5 miles
  • Please note for guests with children there is a water feature in the large garden and children should be supervised at all times
  • Arrival: 17:00 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

Victoria Rees

This property is personally managed by Victoria.


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Reviewed by Elaine 11th February 2022

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A lovely oasis in easy walking distance of the town. Beautiful homely cottage with great view. Very well equipped. Owners couldn't be nicer or more welcoming and helpful. Wish we had been able to have more chats with them. Maybe next time .......

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

The Lake District National Park is situated in the north west of England in the county of Cumbria. It is famously home to England’s tallest peak, largest lake, deepest lake and some of the most beautiful views in the British Isles. It has been a major draw for holidaymakers for over 200 years and its popularity shows no signs that this will diminish anytime soon. Adding to the spectacle, there are long-distance walking trails, endless history and culture to appreciate, as well as an unbeatable array of outdoor activities to try in some exceptionally eye-catching locations.

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Each of the Lake District’s towns has a village sensibility, yet all of them offer handy amenities, cultural attractions and some of the North West’s best places to eat and drink. Top visitor attractions include The World of Beatrix Potter, Sizergh Castle, Hill Top, Go Ape Grizedale, Grizedale Forest, Fellini and Zefferelli’s Cinema/Restaurants, the Bluebird Mk II, Ravenglass Roman Bathouse alongside a world of outdoor sporting and activity providers. Natural landmarks include Aira Force, Tarn Hows, Scaffell Pike, Castlerigg Stone Circle, The Old Man of Coniston, Helvellyn and Skiddaw. Pull on your walking boots and traverse the long-distance walking trails of the Lakes like Wainwright’s Coast to Coast, and the Tour of the Lake District.

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