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Outerthwaite Cottage

Flookburgh near Cartmel and Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 916187)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Reviews

    Mr Eynon

    “We loved staying at this beautiful location, John the host was excellent, the free fresh farm eggs were delicious.”


    We took our 17 month year old daughter with us & she enjoyed looking at the cows, sheep and lambs. Very peaceful at night, bedding soft and luxurious. Fitted wardrobes with ample space his & hers. Very large chest drawers. Superb bathroom. ( very modern) Kitchen with ample space, long dining table good for sitting & enjoying meals with family ( tv in kitchen) Separate sitting room, great for letting little one roam around play. Excellent location for visiting the lake districts many beautiful walks. You are close buy to Grange Overs Sands and many of the beautiful surrounding villages and restaurants, takeaways, cafes, shops. Many good national trust properties nearby and view points. Lots of private houses and halls to see, Levens Hall with fantastic topiary gardens Holker Hall Motor museum Boat cruises Steam trains Great train links for exploring coast line Morecambe easy to get to. So many things to do that we will have to come back many times to explore.

The cottage

Flookburgh 1 mile. A splendid semi-detached cottage on a traditional livestock farm, 1.5 miles from the priory village of Cartmel, three miles from Grange-over-Sands and eight miles from the tip of Lake Windermere.

This Flookburgh cottage has superb views down across the fields to the Morecambe Bay coast and Humphrey Head – a limestone outcrop which is now largely a nature reserve.

Guests at this cottage near Cartmel will find two bedrooms, a wonderful bathroom, an excellent kitchen and a cosy sitting room, offering welcoming accommodation all year round.

Outside, there is a delightful enclosed patio area which looks out across the farmyard.

This Cark-in-Cartmel cottage makes an ideal base for exploring this beautiful corner of Cumbria, with the Lake District a short drive away, with its breathtaking lakes and imposing mountains to enjoy.

The pretty village of Cartmel has some excellent pubs and stylish shops to visit, plus of course the ancient priory.

Rail enthusiasts at this Flookburgh cottage will be delighted to join the branch line at Cark-in-Cartmel or Grange-over-Sands and travel over the aqueduct to Arnside, whilst younger visitors will enjoy the Lakeside & Havethwaite Railway and Aquarium of the Lakes at Lakeside.

Of course, after a day of exploring, you can return to your cosy Grange-over-Sands cottage to relax in comfortable surroundings and catch up with the days’ activities on the farm.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with electric fire.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed front patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile.

Calculate your drive time

About the location


Cartmel 2 miles; Grange-over-Sands 3 miles.

A superb base to explore this interesting and beautiful area, the historic village of Flookburgh is set near the shores of Morecambe Bay on the outskirts of the magnificent Lake District. It is thought that the locally-caught Fluke fish take their name after the village, and once, Flookburgh was a popular resting point for travellers crossing the sands from Lancaster and still provides a home for cockle and shrimp fishers. Facilities in the village include two pubs, a grocery, a chemist, a Post Office and two food outlets. The Cumbrian Coastal Way footpath passes nearby and a short walk away from the village is delightful countryside, such as Humphrey Head, views of the bay, with its wading bird life, and Coniston's mountain range. A few minutes’ drive or a pleasant off road walk leads to historic Cartmel, with its beautiful Priory, popular race course, antique and gift shops, pubs and restaurants; including the Michelin Star-rated L’Enclume. Just over a mile away you will find the beautiful house and gardens of Holker Hall and also nearby you can try horse riding just six miles to the north at Bigland, or visit the Edwardian resort of Grange, which offers a range of hotels, restaurants, shops, a traffic-free promenade, ornamental gardens and golf courses.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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