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The Barn

Little Clifton near Workington, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1015888)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • “The cottage was immaculate and the owners where warm and welcoming but did not invade your privacy.”

    The property is in a very good location for visiting other places. Although there is a road out front it does not affect the peace and quiet.

    The property is in a very good location for visiting other places. Although there is a road out front it does not affect the peace and quiet. The only thing that may be a problem for some people especially in colder months you have to ring the owners if you want the central heating on and some people may not like to do this. There is a small heater which we had to use to warm the bedrooms and when we gad a shower.

    - Mrs Pennington, August 2020

The property

Workington 3.5 miles.

Situated in the pretty village of Little Clifton, near the thriving market town of Workington, is this delightful barn conversion.

Internally, the property has been renovated to provide an exceptional base for friends and families who are looking to escape to the Cumbrian countryside.

Entering the property, you will be greeted with an open-plan kitchen/diner with plenty of seating for those family gatherings over a well-deserved glass of wine.

The kitchen has been fitted to a high-standard, with stunning soft grey units and sleek worktops, housing a range of contemporary appliances so you can rustle up a delicious meal, or simply a hearty breakfast to begin your day.

Walk through to the spacious sitting room and spend your evenings relaxing on the large sofa whilst catching up with your favourite shows, or take the opportunity to curl up on the reclining armchair for the ultimate comfort and catch up on some reading.

Follow the steps up to the first-floor where you will discover two double bedrooms, the perfect setup for two couples or a group of friends.

Delight in the family shower room which has high-quality fixtures and fittings so you can enjoy a warm soak at the end of a tiring day.

While you're in the area, you will have great access to a number of must-see tourist attractions, including the ancient market town of Cockermouth.

Discover the National Trust property of Wordsworth House and Garden inside, featuring historical exhibits, guided tours and educational programs, all of which is situated inside a Grade I listed building, a real hidden gem.

A place you must visit is the famous Lake Windermere, which is popular for those interested in watersports activities, including fishing, boating and even kayaking.

The lakes of Windermere and Derwentwater are perfect for those who enjoy some scenic walks, with plenty of footpaths and surround woodland areas available to explore.

Take a drive towards the famous Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum, ideal for those literary lovers among you to discover how the famous poet once lived and the garden he planted himself with his sister Dorothy.

Return to The Barn for a relaxing evening with your loved ones in this peaceful and tranquil setting.


  • Two bedrooms: 2 x double
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating and underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Sorry, no smoking and no pets
  • Shop 2.4 miles and pub 500 yards
  • Cockermouth 4.5 miles

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About the location


Maryport 6 miles; Cockermouth 7.7 miles; Bassenthwaite Lake 23 miles.

Workington is an ancient market and port town on the west coast of Cumbria, based at mouth of the River Derwent. The town has a selection of shops, bars and two theatres, as well as five churches and history dating back to Roman times, with forts positioned on the coast as coastal defences. Curwen Hall is a striking ruin, which was originally built around a pele tower that dates back to the 14th century and was used to shelter Mary Queen of Scots on her last flight to Scotland before her execution. In more recent time, Workington was known for the production of high quality iron ore and mining, and the town’s industrial history can be learnt at the maritime museum based on the cliffs in nearby Whithaven. The western side of the Lake District National Park can be reached in less than half an hour’s drive, to the west is the Solway Firth and its designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and to the east are the Lakeland Hills. A wonderful base for exploring the Cumbrian coastline.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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