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Millcroft Cottage

Glenridding, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1043078)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Osborne

    “We much enjoyed our stay - the cottage is in a great location and very comfortable.”

    Really good shower, and kitchen very well equipped.

    Really good shower, and kitchen very well equipped.

    - Mrs Osborne, January 2022


The property

This traditional, miner's end terrace stone-built cottage was renovated in 2010 and offers cosy, comfortable accommodation in a delightful village setting. It's handy for everything with various pubs, cafes and places to eat out within strolling distance, a short walk to the lake for steamer cruises and boat hire and numerous high fell walks and rambles for all ages. Glenridding is a hill walkers' paradise - The route to Helvellyn passes the door for those who wish the challenge of one Lakeland's most iconic peaks, or you could take the steamer along Ullswater to Howtown and enjoy the scenic walk back along the eastern side of the lake. St Sunday Crag and High Street are within walking distance. Well stocked local shops cater for your daily needs so there is very little need to use the car everyday although Millcroft is also perfectly placed for touring to all parts of the National Park. Accommodation: The usual entrance is at the back door from the parking behind the cottage - into the well equipped dining/kitchen. The large sitting room to the front of the cottage has two leather sofas, log burner and free-view TV, Wi-Fi , sound system in lounge, Stairs to the first floor access the two bedrooms - a very good king-double to the front with radio,docking station/alarm, and a smaller twin to the rear. The bathroom has bath with shower over, basin and wc). The cottage has a light and modern feel with fitted carpets throughout the main living areas, oil fired central heating and everything you need for a holiday in any season - a cosy retreat after a day in the fells. Outside: Private parking for one car behind the cottage. Neat patio garden with room to sit or eat out of doors. Shops, lake, pubs and cafes less than five minutes walk.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Garden patio with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Keswick 17 miles; Carlisle 20 miles.

The bustling market town of Penrith, once the capital of Cumbria, enjoys a central position between the Lake District and North Pennines and is ideally placed for taking in all that the region has to offer. Renowned for its wealth of specialist shops, the sandstone buildings of Penrith hide intriguing yards, lanes and alleyways, with a myriad of attractive cottages, gardens and little shops. With a wide choice of excellent pubs, hotels, restaurants and entertainment, Penrith also offers a museum, and Millennium Trails round the historic city streets. Within easy reach of the town is Rheged – an innovative visitor centre with shops, restaurants, exhibitions and a giant cinema screen showing educational and informative films. Brougham Castle (The Windsor of the North), Long Meg and her daughters (the 3rd largest stone circle in England) and the historic city of Carlisle are all a short drive away, as is the stunning scenery of both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas