Riggs Cottage reviews

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Scores 9.2 out of 10 based on 15 reviews
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10 out of 10


Brooklyn NY GB Couple
A secluded haven offering modern facilities within a stunning period cottage.
Riggs is a deceptively spacious home for whomever stays due to its layout providing multiple spaces to cook, sit, play, sleep, etc.
The information packs provided inside the cottage cover every foreseeable question about the local area, attractions, activities, and the functioning of the cottage itself.
A recent refurb (we also stayed here in 2018) updated the bathroom, kitchen, and heating making it even more comfortable. A percent getaway for a large family or group of friends and brilliantly located for the less busy northern Lake District.
Don't forget to check out the recently opened Bassenthwaite Lake Station café where you can see the replica steam locomotive of the Orient Express!
Confirmed guest: 08 October 2021
Published on: 20 October 2021

Hi Kelsey, thank you for taking the time to leave some feedback. I'm so pleased you had a wonderful holiday, it's the perfect place to relax and recharge the batteries isn't it? I'm glad you appreciated the recent refurbishment, the owners have done a great job! I had lunch on the Orient Express at the weekend, it's brilliant! I hope you can come back to explore more of the Lakes soon.

9 out of 10


Coventry GB Family
Great base for exploring the Northern lakes, very near to Bassenthwaite and Derwentwater.
One tip; take an extension lead if using the 3rd bedroom due to limited sockets.
Games room is a great bonus and a boon for home based activities on a rainy day.
TV okay, but a bigger one might be prudent these days.
Kitchen modern and well equipped and a great main bathroom.
A great time and fantastic value for money!
Confirmed guest: 01 October 2021
Published on: 07 October 2021

Hi Stephen, thank you for taking the time to leave some feedback. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your break, it's a lovely place to get away from it all isn't it?
You couldn't have chosen a better location if you enjoy getting out for some good walks. I hope you can come back to explore more of the Lakes soon.

10 out of 10


Sunderland GB Family
Just had a great week at Riggs Cottage. Well kept, clean and stocked with all the utensils etc that you could hope for. Would love to return again, if the Covid price hikes aren’t prohibitive. Couple of minor points that need attention, the middle drawer in the main bedroom drops down preventing it from opening and a similar thing occurs in the crockery drawer in the kitchen when the weight is not distributed evenly. These may need a couple of fixings to resolve.
We had a fly infestation in the large open roofed bedroom which required regular spraying and we couldn’t fathom where the blue bottles were coming from? Other rooms were not affected.
Loved the games room and my elder son enjoyed studying in the small office.
Excellent convenient maps and information at hand. We completed most of the walks. Great bottle of welcome wine. My wife would love to know where it was bought from- couldn’t find it in Booths at Keswick?!
The addition of a Chimnea would be welcome outside for the colder times, just an idea.
Great quality joinery on all the new doors!
Confirmed guest: 03 September 2021
Published on: 15 September 2021

Hello Ian, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I really appreciate your feedback and I will make sure everything you have highlighted is looked into and addressed. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay and I will try and find out where the welcome bottle of wine was purchased from and get back to you. I would love to welcome you back again in the future.