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Latrigg Cottage

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Blencathra, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


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  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Broadband / WiFi

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16 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely stay."

    Perfect base with access to lots of walks. Lots of wildlife to see in the centre and the most beautiful view. Bedrooms were big, clean and comfortable. Overall cottage needs a bit of updating and a few comforts wouldn't go a miss. Still some basic kitchen equipment missing such as an oven tray, dish sponge and bin bags but we managed. It wasn't too much of a problem as dogs were always on leads but for a pet friendly cottage it's not obvious that the garden area is open and not secure.

    Reviewed by Sarah3.8Feb 2024

  • "Great location, wonderful view, clean and comfortable."

    We had a wonderful time and would love to come back. Previous reviews mentioned a lack of kitchen equipment - this seems to have been addressed as there is now a chopping board, cheese grater and oven dishes.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Oct 2023

  • "Great cottage in peaceful location (despite the adjacent buildings) with great views."

    Larger inside than it looks. Just right...

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Sep 2023

  • "Bedroom door latches need fixing."

    Would be nice to be told if key is available earlier if it is ready.

    Reviewed by Alfred3.8Jul 2023

  • "We loved this place, the view is vast, beautiful and ever hanging, the wildlife coming to visit the bird feeders ( red squirrel, woodpeckers)was amazing, The accommodation was very comfortable with lovely hot water and very comfortable beds."

    All the staff were so friendly and helpful Thanks for a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2023

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed the space, the garden, the view, the gorgeous red squirrels, the peace and quiet (despite the fact that I probably would not have booked if I had realised it was a centre that hosted loads of children - this property is well out of the way)."

    Felt very comfortable there. Could maybe do with a washing machine, but otherwise had most things you could want. I'd have liked a couple of tall stools so you could sit up high enough to watch out for the red squirrels that run along the fence.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.4May 2023

  • "The cottage is in a great location overlooking keswick at the base of blencathra ."

    The facilities are adequate,just needs some additions to the kitchen equipment e.g. oven trays,cheese grater,garlic press,sharp knives,matches (the lighter was out of fuel),perhaps a dishwasher),extra binbags etc.It may sound picky but it just takes the gloss of the holiday experience when these things are missing

    Reviewed by Ray3.4Mar 2023

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay."

    The cottage was warm and comfortable.

    Reviewed by Simon4.7Jan 2023

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Latrigg cottage last September and have just booked it again for my birthday."

    The views are just amazing and I really like that it's the 'end' cottage so you feel secluded, especially in the little garden which leads into the woods. The interior is fine, functional although maybe a little dated. My side of the double bed was a bit uncomfortable and could do with a new mattress, we moved into the twin room and it was much better. The only other negative was that as I have some knee problems I found the outside step a bit high, a small handrail or handle by the door would be very helpful but other than that, I'd move into the cottage tomorrow, loved it :)

    Reviewed by Deborah4.1Sep 2022

  • "Latrigg view cottage is a perfect getaway."

    The view was spectacular! To be greeted by that surroundings every morning and the many different birds, is just food for the soul. The blencathra centre was also very concerned in protecting the environment and recycling, which are things that I consider important in my life. My whole experience was incredible! Thankyou

    Reviewed by Donna4.4Aug 2022

  • "I provided this feedback face to face."

    The cottage is very cosy, in a lovely position, but is now badly in need of internal refit and redecoration. The standard of decor was not up to the standard generally found in holiday cottages today. The cotttage, although it had been generally cleaned before our arrival, is badly in need of a total deep clean. Unfortunately a lot of the kitchen items were also found to be dirty on arrival.

    Reviewed by Mark2.5Oct 2021

  • "We really loved this place and the electric car charger was a bonus but you could do with one for each cottage or a couple in the main car park."

    Also the cottage could do with a washing machine and dish washer. Other than that the views and walks outside are amazing.

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Oct 2021

  • "The cottage is basic but made up for it by the location."

    Anyone wanting a luxury LD stay would luck out here but anyone wanting a good location for walking, a great view and basic comforts would be very pleased. We were in the latter category.

    Reviewed by Roger3.8Oct 2021

  • "The cottage is functional and is what you would expect of a field studies center."

    It lacks the feel of a family home. The lighting was rather harsh as well and as the cottage is quite dark, even in summer, this is a shame and again could be an easy fix to make the cottage feel more cosy. The coal fire was not working (not an issue in summer but would be a real minus in winter.) Also there was an issue with the water supply which could not be drunk and so the centre provided bottled water. This was beyond their control and the staff were helpful. The positives are the views and location. It is handy for reaching all parts of the Northern Lakes and Keswick. Most of all, there are amazing walks from the door. This is a good cottage if you just want a clean, warm base to return to, to sleep and cook in with endless walking options.

    Reviewed by P3.4Aug 2021

  • "This is the second time we've stayed in this cottage."

    We LOVE the location, sitting out in the garden with those views make up for any negatives. My only criticism is that the cottage could do with a bit of updated decor, I think the others on the same site have been so it's perhaps happening soon. Prices had gone up since 2020, understandably, but this was a bit disappointing when booking the exact same week and arriving to water not being drinking standard (not their fault and bottled water supplied.) and the fireplace being out of action. The cookware could do with replacing, the knives are so blunt they're not really usable and we bought a new pan to use after the first day. There's a lot of crockery I wouldn't expect, which is great, but we couldn't find a measuring jug or oven tray. None of this would have really bothered us at all, but having paid even more this year, it was a bit disappointing to find a slightly lower standard. The location is perfect and very peaceful. The staff were helpful and friendly. We used the cottage as a base for walking and family activities, mostly in and around Keswick and the location was great for that. We took 2 dogs and had plenty of space, the garden isn't fully secure but good enough. Parking is convenient and we all had comfortable sleep.

    Reviewed by Jessica4.4Aug 2021

  • "I felt that the beds were not very comfortable and the settee and armchairs also were uncomforable."

    The reason we gave a good review was the view, which was wonderful. However, looking at how much you have increased the price for same time next year by over £300, I will not be rebooking. Shameful behaviour to rip people off this way.

    Reviewed by Linda2.8Jun 2021

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath and overhead shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with open fire.
  • Electric central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Parking in allocated area
  • Secure bike storage
  • Garden with seating
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking

The property

Set back on the slopes of Blencathra within private and tranquil grounds, is this picturesque dwelling, Latrigg Cottage.

Renovated to a high standard throughout with beautiful reclaimed wood features whilst boasting panoramic countryside views, this fabulous abode is sure to please, whether you seek an action-packed adventure in the great outdoors or a relaxing retreat with loved ones.

The interior of the property can be found hosting three bedrooms consisting of a double, a twin and a single, providing space for up to four guests.

There is also a kitchen/diner and a sitting room with open fire ideal for those quiet yet entertaining evenings indoors as you snuggle beside the fire.

Make the most of quality time with your nearest and dearest on an unforgettable adventure in the Lake District.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Derwent Cottage, Borrowdale and Castlerigg, together they sleep 11.

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

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About the location


Bassenthwaite 7 miles, Ullswater 16.6 miles; Cockermouth 13 miles.

The popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the North of the Lake District and has plenty to offer the visitor at any time of year. The town boasts numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering miniature golf, excellent parks, the famous Theatre by the Lake, a charming cinema, the Pencil Museum, a climbing wall, fishing and great mountain biking opportunities, whilst the beautiful lake of Derwentwater at the head of the stunning Borrowdale Valley is only a few minutes walk from the town centre. Nearby, between Braithwaite and Buttermere is the beautiful Newlands Valley, while picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake is well worth a visit. From a gentle countryside ramble to a challenging hike up Skiddaw or the famous Catbells, there really is something for everyone. Visit Castlerigg Stone Circle, the Jennings Brewery and Mirehouse, a grand house and gardens on the shores of the Bassenthwaite Lake, or take a fabulous boat trip around Derwentwater. With plenty of attractions for the kids, lovely parks and the nearby Lake District Wildlife Park this is a great Lakeland destination whatever the time of year.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas