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Marigold

Millom, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1000307)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Marigold is a semi-detached cottage enjoying the southern fringes of the Lake District National Park, in the heart of Millom.

This centrally-located cottage is situated close to useful amenities, sandy beaches and many attractions for those looking for a holiday full of activity or simply wanting to relax.

The kitchen is compact, yet offers all your need to dish up a hearty meal after a walk along the coast.

Unwind on one of the sofas in the lounge and warm your toes on a cool winter's night in front of the fire.

The wall-mounted TV can provide some entertainment, or simply sit with your loved ones and catch up on the day's adventures.

The dining table is set for four and upstairs the bedrooms are pleasantly arranged as a double and a twin.

You have ample storage space to stow away your belongings and a bright shower room assisting you each morning and evening.

After a busy day, you can indulge in the hot tub in the enclosed back garden and soak away any troubles you might have.

Enjoy a refreshing glass of wine on the front patio and even a spot of alfresco dining on a warm summer's evening.

A short stroll away is the train station at Millom, which connects to all major destinations, so leave the car behind and journey on an adventure through the Lake District.

Muncaster Castle offers a lovely family day out just 15 miles away.

From here, you can take the miniature railway from Ravenglass, known locally as the La'al Ratty, and travel 7 miles to the village of Boot, near the The Wrynose Pass.

Barrow, Whitehaven and Workington are all within a 40-minute drive, boasting shops, restaurants, dock museums and attractions.

Haverigg and its beach is one mile away, with various activities such as water skiing and banana boating, and you can stop off for refreshments and light bites at the ski bar or the locally appraised Herdwicks restaurant/cafe.

Also within Haverigg, located by the beach is a park, tennis court, cafe and swimming pool.

Further afield, you can discover mountain biking at Grizedale, boat trips of lake Windermere and even climb Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England.

This delightful getaway offers just the break you need.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Living/dining room.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • TV with freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden at front with patio and furniture
  • Enclosed garden at rear with private hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.5 miles
  • Train station 0.3 miles

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About the location

MILLOM, CUMBRIA

Broughton-in-Furness 7.4 miles; Ambleside 23.8 miles

This small coastal town on the southern edges of the Lake District National Park frames the northern shores of the estuary leading to the River Duddon.

Millom Museum offers an insight to its past, with a reconstruction of a drift mine lending a nod to its iron and steel works.

There is also a statue in the town centre, commemorating the iron industry, depicting 'The Scutcher' who stopped the iron ore tubs with and iron bar and his own strength.

This town was also home to writer Norman Nicholson, who has a stained glass window in St.

George's Church dedicated to his memory, while the strange 'fish' window in the Holy Trinity Church is also worth a visit.

Discover the remains of Millom Castle and travel to nearby Haverigg, with its Blue Flag beach, a restored lighthouse and children's adventure play areas, for the ideal family day out.

Also find the 7 tonne sculpture ‘Escape to Light’ positioned near to the Haverigg Inshore Rescue station, constructed by Josefina de Vasconcellos to pay tribute to the Inshore Rescue Teams in the UK.

Other attractions in the region include the South Lakes Safari Zoo, Black Combe for walks with stunning views and Sandscale Haws, a National Nature Reserve with an outstanding dune habitat supporting a plethora of wildlife.

Further afield are the delightful towns and villages of the Lakes District such as Grizedale, Ambleside and Windermere, not forgetting the abundant walking and cycling opportunities in the area.

Enjoy an adventurous break in Cumbria..

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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