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Stable Cottage

Newbiggin-on-Lune, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 17243)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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20 Customer Reviews

  • "Nice cottage in a very quiet area, it took a bit of getting used to living upstairs and sleeping downstairs."

    Marion has a bad back and found it awkward to get down and see out the low windows. We did find the bedroom curtains very thin and were waking up with the light showing through. But all in all if we are coming up to the area again we would look at staying with you again.

    Reviewed by PhilipMay 2022

  • "Really lovely property really enjoyed our stay."

    Everyone was very friendly. Cottage had everything we needed and great to find somewhere to accommodate our 3 children. One small bit of feed back is maybe just to provide a stair gate for the living area just to help keep little ones off the stairs. Overall a lovely stay will definitely look to book again.

    Thankyou for your lovely feedback , pleased you had a lovely stay with us , so sorry about the stairs issue we have a stair gate that people use when requested Property Owner

    Reviewed by LauraApr 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at Stable Cottage."

    It's very spacious and warm, the bedrooms are comfy, it was perfect for our family of 5 (and the dog). Views from the cottage are beautiful and the kids enjoyed the upside down layout. There are fantastic walks from the doorstep, and nearby Kirkby Stephen (10 min drive) has nice cafes, shops and walks.

    Reviewed by RachaelFeb 2022

  • "Stayed here for 7 nights and I can honestly say it was a fantastic break."

    The cottage was perfect for our family unit and the owners are lovely. They couldn’t do enough for us. The views are beautiful and there are great walks you can do. We would highly recommend this cottage. The price was a lot cheaper than other cottages, so we were sceptical of whether it was going to be alright but we were pleasantly surprised.

    Reviewed by JustineFeb 2022

  • "Absolutely fantastic cottage with everything needed included."

    Spotless throughout. Surrounded by stunning scenery. Will certainly be looking to book again. Thankyou

    Thankyou for your great feedback , pleased you had a lovely time with us Mike & Dianne Property Owner

    Reviewed by JohnFeb 2022

  • "The cottage was lovely, the surroundings were beautiful, the owners are really ..."

    The cottage was lovely, the surroundings were beautiful, the owners are really friendly, we would definitely like to come again

    Reviewed by JoannaJul 2021

  • "We have just had a wonderful stay in Stable Cottage."

    For a holiday rental it was very well equipped. The owners were very welcoming, friendly and helpful and the location was lovely and peaceful. We rented it as a base to explore the area and further afield to some of the Lakes and it suited us perfectly.

    Reviewed by LesleyJul 2021

  • "Silent Day, Silent Night, All is wonder, All is bright."

    ...... The perfect authentic farm cottage, nicely placed astride the Lakes and Dales, for exploring both. World famous moorlands and dry stone stone walls, glorious bird sound, little lambs leaping and fluorescent green fields. Genuine and friendly pubs in the village. Walking the nearby old railway footpath to spectacular viaduct recommended. Warm and friendly hosts Mike and Diane, with welcoming collie sheep dog. Helped by perfect spring weather, wall to wall sunshine, crystal clear sky for star gazing, and perfect silence .... aah.

    Reviewed by LeonApr 2021

  • "We planned our holiday around doing the 3 peaks."

    We managed to complete 2 of the 3 mountains. This cottage was an hour drive away from the peaks but it was a lovely drive to them. It was nice to come back to a lovely spacious cottage after such a challenge, only thing missing for me was an hot tub. We will definately be back to complete the 3rd mountain and we would consider returning to this cottage. The owners were very friendly and it was nice and quiet and the scenery aroung the place was stunning. When we book again it will be for a longer period of time. 3 nights was not enough.

    Reviewed by GillianSep 2020

  • "Fantastic location, with everything we needed."

    Reviewed by DuncanSep 2020

  • "A wonderful location and fantastic hosts."

    We really enjoyed seeing the farm animals. A cosy home from home.

    Reviewed by BethanyJun 2019

  • "The Stables is in a great place you can do lots off walks straight from the door."

    It is a bit tight to get in the gateway you just have to take a wide sweep in. The owners were very helpful even supplied us with a map of local walks and a few suggestion of local pubs to go for food. We would definitely go back again.

    Reviewed by AmandaSep 2018

  • "Beautiful location, will definitely be visiting the area again."

    Reviewed by AshAug 2018

  • "A lovely cottage for a family of 5."

    The children enjoyed watching the goings on on the farm from the upstairs windows and found it funny to be in an "upside down" house. The owners were very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by KayJul 2018

  • "The cottage was very comfortable and well equipped."

    Wonderful location with great walks from the door.

    Reviewed by MadelineApr 2018

  • "Amazing cottage and lovely family who own the farm."

    Reviewed by SarahMar 2018

  • "Great location for Dales, Howgills and Lakes."

    Cottage was very comfortable & spacious and the hosts were very friendly. We would like to visit again.

    Reviewed by SteveFeb 2018

  • "We stayed at stable cottage."

    It is a lovely little cottage and owners are lovely and welcoming. We all had a fantastic time the children loved meeting the farm animals. We will definitely book to go back again in the near future

    Reviewed by LauraJul 2017

  • "Clear instructions and confirmations, easy to use website"

    Reviewed by RobertApr 2017

  • "We were impressed by the cleanliness and warmth of welcome in this cosy cottage."

    We would definitely recommend it - excellent location for the Lakes and Yorkshire Dales

    Reviewed by AnneOct 2016

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  • Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x family room with 3 x singles (zip/link, can be king-size double plus single on request)
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Biomass central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Private patio area with furniture and BBQ
  • Shared paddock with play area
  • One well behaved dog welcome, additional dogs £15/dog
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pub 2 miles
  • Note: Washing and drying facility available through owner
  • Note: There is restricted head height in the open-plan living space as seen in photos, please consider this when booking

The property

A spacious two-bedroom barn conversion with zip/link beds providing flexible sleeping arrangements for five visitors.

A first floor open plan living area offers delightful contemporary styling and beautiful old ceiling beams, which all combine to provide a quality Lake District holiday home.

Note: This cottage is next to Refs 17244 and 17245 and together they accommodate 13 people.

High Lane Farm

Newbiggin-on-Lune 1 mile. In a quiet, rural location just a mile from the Cumbrian village of Newbiggin-on-Lune, in the heart of the Howgills, these three Lake District cottages are located on a family-run farm in tranquil and relaxing surrounds. These delightful Grade II listed Newbiggin-on-Lune cottages have been carefully created from old farm buildings, and each has been comfortably furnished and decorated, retaining character and charm, including original features, oak beams and exposed stonework. Featuring upside down accommodation, the cottages have open plan living areas on the first floor to take advantage of the lovely views of the surrounding countryside. Positioned in spacious grounds, each of these Lake District self-catering cottages has outdoor seating and enjoys shared use of all the lawned and terraced areas, including a fabulous children’s play area. Enjoy a tour around the farm and hear stories about what it's like to be a farmer in the countryside. For those wishing to escape into quiet and solitude, a short walk onto Horton Fell will reward you with stunning views of the Lune Valley. For the strenuous treks, the Howgill Fells offer challenging walking and biking activities whilst paragliding is also available. Trout fishing is available locally at Bessie Beck plus excellent bird watching at Sunbiggin Tarn, whilst for a rainy day Platform 3 Play, a children’s activity centre, provides a great day out for the children. The local pub makes an excellent evening out, with live music and good ales whilst at Ravenstonedale there are two renowned gastropubs. These Lake District cottages offer something for all the family, with water sports, outdoor pursuits, golf courses, peaceful walks and breathtaking views at every turn.

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About the location


Kirkby Stephen 6 miles; Sedbergh 12 miles.

The tranquil village of Newbiggin-on-Lune lies at the foot of the Howgill Fells, quietly sitting between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. It is a delightful rural village with a thriving local community and many traditional old dwellings. Hill farming is the principal means of income in the area and an agricultural show is still held once a year on the fells, echoing the markets and shows of days gone by. The local river, the Lune for which the village was named, is very popular for trout fishing. Nearby Ravenstonedale, once described by Wainwright as one of Westmorland’s loveliest villages, boasts three pubs, all serving fine ales and modern cuisine. The area offers many walking and cycling routes, both on and off road, whilst the nearby attractions provide something for everybody. Visit the Settle to Carlisle Railway Line, the magnificent Howgill Fells and the stunning Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks. A superb location at any time of the year.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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