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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio

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9 Customer Reviews

  • "The property was exactly as described."

    We had the site to ourselves as the other van wasn’t occupied whilst we were there, but as the vans looked away from each other even if there had been someone else staying it would still have felt private. The views from the property were amazing, and the furniture was exceptionally comfortable, just what was need after a day on the fells. I’d highly recommend this property to anyone wanting a quiet stay in the northern Lakes.

    Reviewed by Craig5.0Jun 2024

  • "We had a lovely stay at Whiteside."

    The caravan is very comfortable and well equipped. Shame it hasn't got a washing machine but we managed. We were made to feel welcome as were our 2 dogs. very peaceful location with walks from the doorstep. Wonderful.

    Reviewed by Michelle4.4May 2024

  • "The location is ideal for a quiet restful stay, with dog walks at the site."

    The owners were very helpful and obliging to ensure we had a good stay. Would definitely like to visit again.

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0May 2024

  • "A lovely peaceful few days away , lovely caravan and everything you need."

    Beautiful surroundings, can’t wait to go back again soon

    Reviewed by Suzanne4.7Oct 2023

  • "Lovely peaceful area, the owners were very friendly and the caravan was very comfortable."

    Would definitely recommend it and we will no doubt go again.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Sep 2023

  • "A very pleasant and well maintained caravan."

    An exellant location for walking and exploring the upper lake district.. Whenever we had queries about the property, the owners of the caravan were most helpful.

    Reviewed by David4.7Sep 2023

  • "We enjoyed a week of mixed weather with our 2 dogs."

    We loved walking the dogs around the fishing lakes close by. The owners were friendly & during the week provided potatoes, eggs & gooseberries from their farm. There is a TV but reception was limited to only the BBC channels. There were no games, jigsaws or books to enjoy on wet mornings. A small welcome pack of essentials eg. milk would have been appreciated.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Jul 2023

  • "No internet for two of the days."

    No lamps for evening ambiance. Floors were not cleaned. No relaxing comfortable furniture on outside decking making it unpleasant to relax on the sunny days/evenings.TV small which did not provide many viewing options due to no internet. Our hosts were very nice and pleasant so please use these comments as us trying to be helpful rather than critical.

    Reviewed by Kevan3.8Jun 2023

  • "Previously sent feedback relating to 8 hr scheduled power cut which we were unaware of at time of making booking."

    Reviewed by Peter4.7May 2023

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This property is part of the Lake District Lodge Holidays collection.
From the moment you arrive in the Lake District there is a huge choice of activities and things to see as you take in Britain’s latest World Heritage Site – it’s the only National Park to be recognised for such status.


  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, and WC, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer
  • TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent.Towels are not provided at this property
  • WiFi available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wrap-around, decked veranda with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: There are steps up to the lodge; please take care
  • Note: A fishing lake is nearby, which guests can benefit from with a permit
  • Note: The property rests on a working farm

The property

Cockermouth 5 miles and Keswick 7 miles.

Whiteside is a well-positioned, single-storey lodge located in the village of High Lorton, close to Cockermouth and Keswick, overlooking the undulating hills of the Lake District National Park.

Whiteside is an excellent base for a group of four guests and their furry companions, situated in a prime area to enjoy the Lakes; the lodge also benefits from off-road parking, a private veranda, and an open-plan living area.

Once you've parked, unload your bags before heading up to the lodge.

Be greeted into the open-plan living area, which has a well-equipped kitchen, a dining room table that seats four people, and lots of plush seating.

Take advantage of your magnificent surroundings by stepping outside, setting up the picnic bench, and enjoying the scenery with a glass of wine in hand.

Choose between a double bedroom with an en suite shower room and a twin bedroom with a second shower room; both bedrooms are tastefully decorated, helping you feel at home. Starting in Whiteside, be ready for an adventure-filled itinerary.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1133602, together sleeping up to 8 guests.

Scales Farm Lodges

Scales Farm Lodges are a wonderful pairing of self-catering dwellings, nestled within the Lakeland village of High Lorton, a short journey away from the amenities of Cockermouth. Enjoying a rural surrounding, within the Lake District National Park, the collection offers couples, friends, and families the chance to tour this delightful region, offering ground-floor, pet-friendly accommodation, and access to an on-site fishing lake. Complete with off-road parking, private wrap-around verandas, and open-plan living spaces, the lodges are well-equipped for a countryside escape, whilst within driving distance to a hub of amenities and attractions. If you fancy dining out, the Wheatsheaf Inn pub rests nearby, along with a local convenience store to purchase the essentials and stock the fridge, or if you’d prefer to travel a little further, Cockermouth is brimming with shops and eateries to take advantage of. A car journey away you will reach Go Ape Whinlatter, made for fun-filled days out of outdoor adventure, or if you’d prefer to scale the surrounding peaks, Grisedale Pike and Grasmoor are within proximity, worth packing your hiking gear for. Dubwath Silver Meadows Nature Reserve is also a recommended beauty spot in the region, along with Bassenthwaite Lake and its elevated viewpoint, with both the Lake District Wildlife Park, and Mirehouse & Gardens nearby, perfect for all types of visitors. Round off your break in Keswick, with the chance to tour the Derwent Pencil Museum, discover the Keswick Museum, and canoe along Derwentwater, before returning home in time for sunset. Escape to your own haven at Scales Farm Lodges.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.

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About the location


Braithwaite 4.3 miles; Cockermouth 6 miles; Keswick 7 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Christmas