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Spotlight on New Sykes Cottages – Cumbria and the Lake District

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
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The Lake District is one of the top tourist destinations in the UK, and with good reason. The glistening lakes and soaring mountains combined to create some of the most beautiful scenery in the country, offering an oasis of calm in a busy world. Whether you are a person who fancies getting out and about in nature on your holiday, or if you are one who prefers to stick close to the creature comforts of home and hearth, there is the perfect holiday cottage on our website just waiting for you to discover.

Here are a few of our newer Lake District holiday cottages for you to consider – sit back and start planning an unforgettable spring holiday.

Sandbed – Ravenstonedale Near Kirkby Stephen – Cumbria & The Lake District

This outstanding, stone-built, semi-detached barn conversion is beautifully situated in the Rawthey Valley,only 3 miles from historic Ravenstonedale. Sandbed Cottage makes an ideal location for those wishing to get away from it all and enjoy the famous Howgill Fells and all of the other delights that Cumbria and the Lake District offer.

 

22 Thirlmere – White Cross Bay Near Troutbeck Bridge – Cumbria & The Lake District

22 Thirlmere is an immaculately presented detached lodge located on a superbly maintained park on the shores of Lake Windermere in the beautiful Lake District. This Lake District holiday park is the perfect holiday location for families, with plenty of space for picnics and lots of ducks to feed. The sunsets from this idyllic lakeside location are unspoilt and look out across the lake to the mountains beyond – can you think of a better way to spend your holiday evenings?

Fox Barn – Staveley Near Windermere – Cumbria & The Lake District

If you’re looking for Lake District accommodation located right in the heart of it all, look no further than Fox Barn, located in the charming Lakeland village of Staveley in the Lake District National Park. This 17th century ground floor cottage is nestled into the hillside on a quiet country lane opposite the weir, with the fells beckoning right from the doorstep, and is but a five minute riverside stroll from the centre of Staveley.

Spotlight on New Sykes Cottages – Large Cottages

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
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Are you planning a family reunion for this summer? Maybe a country wedding? Finding accommodation and a venue for such events can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be! Here at Sykes Cottages we have a great selection of large cottages that are perfect for groups that are located across the UK, and we’re adding new ones to our listings all the time. All of our large cottages are spacious enough to sleep at least 8 people, with some of our largest cottages accommodating more than 20 people! Take a look at some of the newest large cottages that we have on offer and find the perfect location for your summer party.

Greyhound Farm House – Barnsley Near Cirencester, Gloucestershire

If you’re looking for a holiday home that is full of character and olde worlde charm than look no further than Greyhound Farm House in Barnsley, Gloucestershire. Greyhound Farm is a detached Grade II listed former hop brewery, part of which dates back to the 15th century. Not only does the house have 8 spacious bedrooms (all of which are equipped with en-suite facilities), but it lies within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the beautiful Cotswold countryside – you can’t get much more perfect than this!

Bryngarth – Much Birch Near Ross-on-wye, Herefordshire

You’re unlikely to find any cottage that is more ambiant than Bryngarth, a beautiful black and white timber home, with stunning views over the surrounding hills and mountains. Bryngarth is equipped with 9 spacious bedrooms, offering accommodation for 20 people, as well as a warming woodburner, a formal dining room with open fire, a huge kitchen with double AGA, and a three acre mature garden with large patio area, furniture and BBQ. Any event that is held at Bryngarth is sure to be a showstopper, between the beautiful surroundings and luxurious accommodation, making it the perfect location for any and all of your special events.

Brookside Manor House – Bronygarth Near Chirk, Shropshire

If you’re looking for a wedding venue that will absolutely knock your guest’s socks off, Brookside Manor House is for you. This stunning country house, part of which dates from the 17th century, is set in just under two acres of grounds, and boasts superb views of Chirk Castle and the surrounding Shropshire countryside. Brookside boasts many original features including polished wooden floors, ornate ceilings and beautiful fireplace, as well as some thoroughly modern conveniences, like a heated indoor swimming pool and outdoor hot tub! With 10 bedrooms, which combined can accommodate up to 30 guests, you won’t have to worry about finding accommodation for all of yours guests and you can just enjoy your time together. That sounds like the perfect wedding to me!

Spotlight on New Sykes Cottages – Pet Friendly Cottages

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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All of the new cottages that we’re presenting to you today are happy to accept pets, making them the perfect accommodation if you just can’t stand leaving Fido behind when you go on a family holiday. We have many more pet-friendly holiday cottages available as well, all accepting anywhere from one to three dogs, and some even accepting other animals, like cats and rabbits. With so many options there is no reason to spend the extra money on kenneling, or face the stress of organizing someone to come and feed and walk your pets, they can come right along with you!

Samphire House – Mundesley Near North Walsham – Norfolk

Not all of our cottages are located out in the country, some are wonderfully located in small towns and hamlets, just like Samphire House, an Edwardian townhouse which is situated in the coastal village of Mundesley, Norfolk. Samphire House has been tastefully furnished to a high standard within and offers a blend of period features and modern conveniences. The central location makes it the perfect location for exploring the beautiful Norfolk coast, and with a number of sandy and pebble beaches within east reach you’ll always have a wonderful place to take your pet for a walk.

Stable Cottage – Lincombe Near Ilfracombe – Devon

Look no further than Stable Cottage in Devon if you’re looking for a relaxed family holiday in the beautiful English countryside. This converted stable cottage is furnished with modern decor and features everything a family could need, from a wonderfully comfortable sitting room, to a games room which features a pool table, table tennis, table football and darts. A mere 10 minutes walk away is the village pub, and you’re also within easy reach of sandy beaches and exhilarating coastal walks with stunning views towards Lundy Island – perfect for a family walk with Fido.

Keeper’s Cottage – Beachamwell Near Swaffham – Norfolk

Hidden within Norfolk’s tranquil rural countryside is the hamlet of Shingham, a picturesque rural village, and home to Keeper’s Cottage – a delightful country cottage. You’ll find the cottage well-equipped, with a cosy sitting room with a wood burning fire, as well as the perfect kitchen for a keen cook. Keeper’s Cottage is happy to accept two well-behaved dogs and has a large enough back garden to accommodate their needs.

Spotlight on New Sykes Cottages

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
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All of the new cottages that we’re featuring this week would be great for a last minute winter-short break - a lovely way to brighten up the long winter months. Take a look at these cottages that are new to our website and treat yourself to a snowy winter break!

Glyndley Manor Cottages – Stone Cross Near Eastbourne

This lovely detached lodge is situated within the grounds of Glyndley Manor and is set around beautifully maintained lawned gardens, in 17 acres of woodland and fields. The cottage is beautifully finished on the interior, making it the perfect location for a family holiday in the relaxing Sussex countryside. To make your holiday even better, make sure to take advantage of the on-site fishing lake and full-sized outdoor swimming pool!

The Old School Cottage – Tincleton Near Dorchester – Dorset

This delightful attached barn conversion, set in the rural Dorset hamlet of Tincleton, is set in the grounds of the owner’s Grade II listed, 1840 school house – providing serene surroundings to enjoy your time in Dorset. After exploring the beautiful landscape outside of the cottage you can come inside and warm yourself in front of the wood burning fire in the sitting room – is there any better way to spend a winter weekend?

Lavender Cottage – Sticklepath Near Okehampton – Devon

Looking for a winter getaway in beautiful Devon? Why not consider Lavender Cottage, a bright and airy, self-contained apartment adjoining the owner’s home, set high on a grassy knoll overlooking the village of Sticklepath, Devon. This apartment features an open plan living area with lovely views out to the garden, as well as a patio. Lavender Cottages is a great base for getting out and about on Dartmoor, and is just a short drive away from a number of National Trust sites that you’re sure to enjoy visiting.

Spotlight on New Sykes Cottages- Fresh Faces in England

Saturday, January 19th, 2013
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We are always adding great new cottages to the Sykes Cottages website which means that there are always new cottages for you to browse through. Here are a few of the very latest holiday cottages that have been added to our website.

1 Little Ripple Cottages – Crundale Near Canterbury, Kent

This adorable cottage, located on the border of the Downland villages of Godmersham and Crundale in Kent, makes the perfect location for a romantic weekend getaway for two. Here you’ll have the best of everything – a comfortable and stylishly decorated cottage, tranquil surroundings, and the cathedral city of Canterbury less than 10 miles away.

Moat Farm Cottage – Wood Dalling – Norfolk

Set amid the peaceful North Norfolk countryside you’ll find this delightful cottage for six. Gardeners will love this cottage, set as it is within the grounds of the owner’s own private six acre specialist plant grower’s nursery. The cottage itself offers comfortable and modern furnishings throughout, as well as a patio outback complete with an alfresco dining area.

Hartland View – Great Torrington Near Bideford, Devon

This cosy cottage is situated within the grounds of Higher Darracott Farm, a tranquil rural setting with fabulous views across rolling Devon countryside towards Lundy Isle and the coast. As if that wasn’t enough, the cottage is finished to an incredible standard, with character features throughout. The Great Torrington area has no shortage of things to do, with National Cycle Routes 3 and 27, farmers markets, award winning shops and pubs, and even a local crystal workshop.