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Mrs Kirby, Tilbury, Essex, April 2013
The ease with which the booking was made. The person I spoke to was friendly and helpful. The booking process was simple.
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Looking for a place to escape, with stunning scenery and lots of
outdoor recreation? Book an Eden Valley cottage and you'll find
all this and more.
Sandwiched between the North Pennines and the Lakes, with the
Yorkshire Dales to the south and Hadrian's Wall to the north,
the Eden Valley is a beautifully unspoilt region, far from the
The winding valley is ripe for rambling whatever the time of
year, so dig out those boots and prepare for superb walking. There
are literally miles of glorious paths following the river's
course, with welcoming spots for riverside picnics and sightseeing.
Expect caves, gorges, peaceful and gushing stretches - and look out
for the ten unusual benchmark sculptures along the way. Join long
distance trails and cycle-ways like the Coast to Coast and Cumbria
Cycle Way, or try your hand at fishing for freshwater salmon and
trout. Other sports include golf, windsurfing, sailing and horse
Enjoy lazy days weaving along country lanes through the lush,
green countryside. Explore sandstone villages and historic towns -
Appleby, Kirkby Stephen, Penrith to name a few. Or soak up the
scenery aboard the Settle-Carlisle Railway. Other attractions range
from castles and gardens to museums and galleries.
After a day's activity, look forward to sensational dining
in venues dotted about the area, or stop off at a farm shop and
savour local produce in the comfort of your Eden Valley cottage.
Remarkably, few people know this part of the country. So spoil
yourself soon and browse our Eden Valley cottages...
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Hayloft Cottage | Newbiggin-on-Lune | Cumbria & The Lake District
Cosy cottage on working farm in Cumbria, in Newbiggin-on-Lune under Howgill Fell. Flexible sleeping arrangements, ideal for couples, small family or friends. Kirkby Stephen 6 miles.
Stable Cottage | Newbiggin-on-Lune | Cumbria & The Lake District
Semi-detached Cumbria cottage, on working farm in Newbiggin-on-Lune. Upside down accommodation, play area. Kirkby Stephen 6 miles.
Old Byre Cottage | Newbiggin-on-Lune | Cumbria & The Lake District
Cosy cottage in Cumbria, on working farm under Howgill Fell. Play area, open plan living, chance to be 'farmer for a day'. In Newbiggin-on-Lune, Kirkby Stephen 6 miles.
Ash View Cottage | Maulds Meaburn near Appleby-in-Westmorland | Cumbria & The Lake District
Delightful stone-built cottage in pretty village of Maulds Meaburn. One double bedroom, ideal romantic retreat. Appleby-in-Westmoreland 6 miles.
Orchard Cottage | Bolton near Appleby-in-Westmorland | Cumbria & The Lake District
400-year old cottage in Bolton, near Appleby-in-Westmorland. Woodburning stove, pet welcome, enclosed garden, close to village pub. Appleby-in-Westmorland 4 miles.
Stouphill Gate Cottage | Ravenstonedale near Kirkby Stephen | Cumbria & The Lake District
Delightful, 18th century semi-detached cottage on outskirts of pretty village of Ravenstonedale. Cosy, comfortable accommodation. Close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Kirkby Stephen 5 miles.
The Stable | Shap near Maulds Meaburn | Cumbria & The Lake District
Superb barn conversion on working farm in Eden Valley. Open fire, two bathrooms, patio area with rural views. Maulds Meaburn 3 miles.
The Gatehouse | Kelleth near Orton | Cumbria & The Lake District
Unusual, character stone-built property in hamlet of Kelleth, three miles from Orton. Galleried king-size double, large sitting room, grand piano, woodburning stove. Romantic retreat. Kendal 15 miles.
The Granary | Reagill near Maulds Meaburn | Cumbria & The Lake District
A delightful former granary store in a lovely Cumbrian hamlet. One double bedroom with roll-top bath. Second floor sitting area with stunning views. Appleby-in-Westmorland 8 miles.
The Penthouse | Orton near Kendal | Cumbria & The Lake District
Outstanding penthouse apartment in wing of Jacobean mansion on the edge of Orton. Superbly converted, well equipped and spacious accommodation. Kendal 12 miles.