The booking via Sykes was very 'user-friendly', done very easily by helpful and friendly staff, and follow up emails quick and efficient.
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.
, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff, April 2013
Birthplace of Stan Laurel, Ulverston is an interesting market town in the South Lakes and features a wide range of attractions to suit the whole family.
Explore its cobbled streets and historic squares, lined with colourful shops and inviting places to eat and drink. Soak up the banter of the daily indoor market and watch out for speciality food fairs - great for stocking your Ulverston cottage with tasty goodies!
For fans of slapstick comedy and memorabilia, the Laurel and Hardy Museum hits the spot. Other venues out to impress include the Lakes Glass Centre; Coronation Hall and the Lanternhouse for music, dance and drama; Ford Park for outdoor theatre and festivals; and the Roxy Cinema for movies. Enjoy quiet meditation at Conishead Priory, founded by Augustinian Monks and today site of a Buddhist Temple. Learn about the Quaker Movement at Swarthmoor Hall or about traditional milling at Gleaston Water Mill.
This quirky little town is well known for festivals and other special events. Flag Fortnight, Dickensian Festival, Fashion, Beer, Music, Walking, Easter Bonnet Parade, Lantern Procession...a treat for everyone!
Get out and about amid the rolling pastures of the Furness Peninsula. Trace the steps of merchants, miners, monks, fishermen and shipbuilders along the Cumbria Way, the Cistercian Way and the Cumbria Coastal Way. Gentler options include towpath strolls along Ulverston Canal or spotting wildfowl on Urswick Tarn. For sweeping views across Morecambe Bay and the Lake District Fells, head for Hoad Hill or Birkrigg Common.
Lots to see and do when you book an Ulverston cottage!
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1 Mount Pleasant Cottages | Greenodd near Ulverston | Cumbria & The Lake District
Superb, semi-detached cottage in pretty Greenodd. Spacious and well equipped with cosy woodburner and stunning country views. Ulverston 3 miles.
Beech Cottage | Scales near Ulverston | Cumbria & The Lake District
One of our charming Scales holiday cottages, a pretty semi-detached cottage with multi-fuel stove. Easy reach Cumbrian National Park and Furness Coast. Ulverston 4 miles.
The Barn | Lowick Green near Coniston Water | Cumbria & The Lake District
Delightful semi-detached cottage with stunning views, in peaceful location, on edge of Lake District National Park. Farmhouse-style kitchen, open fire, lawned garden. Ulverston 5.5 miles.
South Woodend | Lowick Green near Coniston Water | Cumbria & The Lake District
Character Coniston cottage, in country hamlet of Lowick Green. Wonderful views, woodburner, en-suite facilities. Coniston Water 3 miles.
Brooklands Barn | Chapels near Kirkby-in-Furness | Cumbria & The Lake District
Lovely, detached barn conversion in small hamlet in south western corner of Lake District. Ideal for group of family or friends, open fire. Coniston 11 miles.
End Cottage | Dalton-in-Furness | Cumbria & The Lake District
Cosy terraced Lake District cottage in Dalton-in-Furness, 3 miles from the coast. Great location for Cumbrian coast and southern Lakes. Ulverston 5 miles.
1 Cark Manor Stables | Cark in Cartmel | Cumbria & The Lake District
First-class romantic retreat with upside down layout and spacious balcony, close to the village centre in Cark in Cartmel. Woodburning stove, open plan living. Cartmel 2 miles.
2 Cark House | Cark in Cartmel | Cumbria & The Lake District
Romantic luxury self-catering apartment in Cark in Cartmel. Double bed, shared grounds, near pub and good walks. Cartmel 2 miles.
6 Cark House | Cark in Cartmel | Cumbria & The Lake District
Superb self-catering apartment in village of Cark in Cartmel. Two bedrooms, original features, high ceilings. Shared gardens. Shop and pub within walking distance. Cartmel 2 miles.
Herdwick Cottage | Cark in Cartmel | Cumbria & The Lake District
A delightful former mill worker's cottage in Cark in Cartmel. Riverside setting, two bedrooms, woodburning stove. Within walking distance to shops and pubs. Cartmel 2 miles. Bowness on Windermere 12 miles.