- We had a nice time at Birkbank, however there are a few things that could have been improved. The information was all about our nearest town Keswick which was 18 miles and a 35 minute drive!! Clearly not our nearest town. No supermarket info given and without 4G or wifi we had to find this. It was only Minutes away in cockermouth! Which is the nearest town. There is a fantastic pub called Kirkstile and I had to work out how to walk there. This should have been included! There was no wifi and no 3G or4G which made it more difficult given the very poor information booklet which was useless. The house was dusty and full of cobwebs. The furniture and bedding was not brilliant and if we did not have a handy man with us we would not have been able to operate the TV or fix the already broken door handles.
Published on: 22 July 2017
Hello Chris, Thanks for your review of Birkbank. Birkbank is located in Mosser which is described on our website as being close to Cockermouth. We are always happy to answer any questions our visitors may have about our cottages especially wifi and mobile signal as it can be challenging in some areas so that they can make an informed choice when choosing a cottage. I have passed your comments on to the owner who manages the cottage himself. Overall I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back to The Lakes very soon.