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Knott Lodge

(Ref. 968844)

Sedbergh, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


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

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45 Customer Reviews

  • "A cosy and well-equipped cottage with a fabulous view over the fells."

    We loved the underfloor heating as we were there in November. The cottage was fully wheelchair-accessible. It was fascinating to be on the farm. Our hosts were very helpful, we can thoroughly recommend them!

    Reviewed by Gill5.0Nov 2023

  • "A cottage with a mesmerising view that we felt a part of, spiritually and physically."

    To step into such ambience was a comforting and reassuring experience in a world full of haste. The owners, Alan and Lily were very welcoming and happy to chat, yet not intrusive .They made our stay. Knot Lodge was 4 star in every way. Every need was catered for. I found it to be truly wheelchair friendly and never encountered any difficulty. This holiday is a hidden gem!

    Reviewed by Nick5.0Aug 2023

  • "This was our first holiday since my wife had a stroke and has limited mobility."

    Knott Lodge is very well set up for wheelchair access. The apartment is spacious and open plan, with level flooring. The wet room facility is excellent. The hosts were very friendly and helpful with any questions. A quiet setting on a farm set among the hills and fells with fantastic views. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Jun 2023

  • "Owners are very pleasant and helpful, cottage is in a beautiful location."

    Bring small kitchen/food essentials as it is a bit remote.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0May 2023

  • "The cottage was very comfortable, with lots of space for my husband's wheelchair and mobility aids available if we had needed them."

    The view was stunning and the hosts were welcoming and made sure our needs were met. It was the perfect getaway for us.

    Reviewed by Jacqui5.0Feb 2023

  • "Very spacious accommodation for both able and disabled my husband being in a wheelchair."

    The views down the valley are amazing. If you want peace and quiet you have it. Lily and Alan are so welcoming and friendly. We would not hesitate inrecommending this property.

    Reviewed by Helena5.0Oct 2022

  • "Wonderful accommodation, ideal for people with disabilities, really spacious and well laid out."

    Warm and friendly welcome from Lily and Alan, loved seeing the dogs. Location and views fantastic. Already planning another visit

    Reviewed by Albert5.0Sep 2022

  • "Delightful hosts, great accommodation, good location for both Dales and Lake District."

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Sep 2022

  • "Excellent from start to finish,there was nothing to complain about!"

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Aug 2022

  • "We found this to be an excellent facility and very genial hosts."

    Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would possibly stay again. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Jul 2022

  • "A perfect Cottage for two set in a peaceful location, with fantastic views."

    Well situated for exploring both the Yorkshire Dales and the lake district. Lily and Alan made us feel very welcome while affording us our privacy.

    Reviewed by M5.0Jun 2022

  • "Very amiable and attentive owners ready to assist with any problems - and in this cottage there shouldn't be any!"

    Perfect location only 8 miles from the M6. Lake District (Windermere), Yorkshire Dales (Hawes) and Morecambe Bay all within an easy hours drive and for the ramblers England's highest cascade waterfall Cautley Spout, less than 2 miles from the cottage, provides some challenging walking.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Jun 2022

  • "Great accommodation - very spacious with fantastic view!"

    Lily and Alan could not have been more helpful. One of the best places we've stayed in.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jun 2022

  • "What an absolute gem I found when booking Knott Lodge."

    It is everything and more you could ever want for a stay away from home I had chosen to stay here as my husband is an amputee and the cottage had a wet room and was all on one level so was just perfect When we arrived we were met by the owner Lily who is a very friendly and charming lady. When she showed us into the cottage it was bigger than I had thought from seeing the photos with everything you could possibly want. A well equipped kitchen, comfortable sofa and chairs with a view over the hills you could just look at all day! The bedroom had a very comfortable super king size bed with plenty of storage for clothes. The wet room has a glorious shower with plentiful hot water and underfloor heating which was superb in drying the floor quickly This is an ideal location for exploring the Lake District as well as relaxing and just enjoying the surroundings that Lily and her husband Alan provides And added bonus of having their sheepdogs to pet

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0May 2022

  • "The holiday cottage was wonderful and of the highest quality and perfect for a wheelchair user."

    The location was also perfect and the owners were very welcoming and very friendly, they took the time to talk to us and made sure our comfort was assured, I would and do recommend this for anyone, thank you Lily and Alan

    Reviewed by Gordon5.0Apr 2022

  • "A most enjoyable holiday, my hosts Alan & Lily were really lovely people."

    I would highly recommend, outstanding.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Sep 2021

  • "This was a beautiful spot hosted by such lovely people."

    The views amazing, it was such a peaceful relaxing place. We had the privilege of watching the farm at work watching the lovely border collies round the sheep and Alan feeding the lambs. We would definitely return and thank you so much to Lily & Alan for being such wonderful hosts.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Aug 2021

  • "Knots Lodge is a long very barn conversion in a beautiful setting with stunning views."

    We chose this cottage as my husband has limited mobility. All areas were wheelchair accessible and the wet room was fully equipped. The cottage is comfortable and has everything you need for two people. The large windows in the lounge allow you to enjoy tye beautiful view, and on the nice days there is a large terrace where you can sit and enjoy the surrounding area. The hosts Lily and Alan are amazing people and nothing is too much trouble for them. This is a lovely cottage for both able and disabled people to enjoy peace and tranquility. There are also lots of lovely places to visit not too far away. We hope to return next year.

    Reviewed by Bridget5.0Jul 2021

  • "This is a beautiful place to stay."

    The cottage is super clean, very comfortable and the view is incredible. Two of the nicest hosts it's been our pleasure to meet. We had a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0Jul 2021

  • "Had a fantastic time at Knott Lodge, the views of the Dales from the front door were breathtaking, Lily & Alan made us feel very welcome."

    We will be back.

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0May 2021

  • "We had a lovely relaxing stay at Knott Lodge, which is clean, comfortable and well-equipped."

    It is a very peaceful place in a glorious setting. The views were amazing. The hosts were very kind and welcoming.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0May 2021

  • "Had a wonderful stay at this quiet and comfortable converted barn."

    Perfect location with just a short walk to Cautley Spout and a short drive to The Lake District and The Yorkshire Dales so plenty of walks and attractions to choose from. Would definitely stay at Knott Lodge again and would recommend it to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Sep 2020

  • "Brilliant for us as my partner has mobility issues."

    Lovely setting on a quiet farm with great views. Well equiped and very comfortable with very amiable owners.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Sep 2020

  • "The property was well prepared, warm,well equipped and comfortable."

    We were able to reach an agreement about bedding which agreed with us all. The hosts were welcoming helpful and lovely. We would return.

    Reviewed by Penny5.0Aug 2020

  • "Super spot and well hosted during a difficult Covid time by a very conscientious landlady."

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jul 2020

  • "Owners very friendly wheelchair friendly lovely views every think there that you ..."

    Owners very friendly wheelchair friendly lovely views every think there that you need just need to bring your clothes and food every think else is there sentral for meny pieces would go back

    Reviewed by Rose5.0Oct 2019

  • "Very nice place owner was vert nice and helpful also her dogs were wonderfull will go again"

    Reviewed by Edward5.0Oct 2019

  • "This cottage was absolutely beautiful with amazing views but more importantly to us, it is very disability friendly."

    The host was extremely helpful and pleasant. The area is stunning with many placed to visit within easy reach. Would def recommend and revisit.

    Reviewed by Agnes5.0Sep 2019

  • "The accommodation is perfect for my wife who is disabled."

    It's been planned in such a way that everything worked albeit from a wheelchair. The hosts are lovely people who really care and made our holiday a success. The views and location are to be seen to be believed. Finally the accommodation is spacious, clean with fantastic views.

    Reviewed by Terry5.0Sep 2019

  • "Due to the inclement weather we were not able to get out and about most days,but it was not a problem as we were quite comfortable."

    Reviewed by John5.0Aug 2019

  • "On arrival we were presented with a cottage which went beyond our expectations of size and facilities for both abled and disabled guests."

    The open plan throughout with a doorway to a large wet room is an ideal situation, the kitchen, dining and sitting areas are ideal for two people with plenty of room to spare. The cottage is situated at the top of a lane from the main road and has a view of the hills which you will not forget. Hosts Lily and Alan are great hosts and are at hand if required. The cottage is heated by underfloor heating throughout but was not required during our stay everything was in perfect order for our stay and once you visit you will want to return for a very relaxing break. Sandra & Bob.(Durham)

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Jul 2019

  • "A very comfortable and spacious cottage in a great location."

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage and location, hosts very friendly, nothing too much trouble will definitely be going back there."

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Jun 2019

  • "We had a wonderful week at Knott Lodge."

    The cottage met all our expectations, it was very clean, warm and very comfortable . Our hosts were really friendly-nothing was too much trouble and we will definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0May 2019

  • "The accommodation had been carefully planned for anyone with limited mobility."

    That said the aids were unobtrusive and it would also suit the fully able bodied. The owners were very welcoming and helpful. We visited in the spring and it was a joy to see lambs in the fields

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Apr 2019

  • "Very helpful owners."

    Spotlessly clean. Well equipped cottage marvellous views direct from the patio doors

    Reviewed by Pam5.0Apr 2019

  • "Knott Lodge is fantastic for clients with mobility issues."

    The hosts were very helpful and friendly.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Sep 2018

  • "Lovely cosy cottage in immaculate condition!"

    Owners were very welcoming and accommodating. Situated on a working farm but was very quiet! Great location for Lakes and Dales, and also some lovely walks around the cottage over the Howgill Fells. Would love to go back!

    Reviewed by Connie5.0Sep 2018

  • "It was a great cottage in a great location."

    Reviewed by Dave5.0Aug 2018

  • "This is a very good cottage for two people."

    It is spacious, well-appointed and in a lovely area with many attractions. The owners, Lily and Alan, are very friendly and helpful. We could certainly recommend it.

    Reviewed by Marion5.0Jul 2018

  • "A well appointed cottage, very comfortable, a very helpful owner and a lovely quiet location with fantastic views."

    Reviewed by Richard4.7Jun 2018

  • "No The Lodge is a wonderful place for a quiet peaceful holiday on a farm in the hills with every thing you need first class I would highly recommend it."

    The views are stunning from the Lodge.

    Reviewed by Gordon5.0Apr 2018

  • "Spectacular location, very friendly owners, would highly recommended to anyone wishing to have a relaxing time with great places to visit and stunning views."

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Dec 2017

  • "We had beautiful time at the knott lodge."

    Cottage is exectly neat & clean as its shown in pictures.Our Host Mr.Allen was a big help & he’s such a nice friendly human being.we would love to book knott lodge again for our spring holidays & I will certainly recomend my family friends to google sykes cottages ltd.

    Reviewed by Tanzila5.0Nov 2017

  • "Overall Knott lodge has all that is required for a pleasant stay, with only 15 minutes to the M6, good parking and a friendly helpful landlady, i think a second visit is on the books."

    Reviewed by James4.6Nov 2017

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  • All ground floor
  • One super king-size double bedroom (zip/link, can be twin on request)
  • Wet room with walk in shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, table-top freezer in utility room, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with Freeview, Super fast WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available please provide own bedding for cot
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Front patio area with garden furniture
  • The property water supply is from a natural spring
  • Sorry we do not accept pets, this property is well catered to guest with pet allergies
  • No smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles, farm shop 15 miles
  • Note: The unit is disabled friendly with a ramp provided for access, extra width doors and disabled facilities for the wet room available
  • Note: There's no door between the living area and the bedroom
  • This property can be booked with Property ID 1097 and 1292 to make it 10 people as the properties are adjoining
  • There are lambs at the owners farm, as of April 2023, which you are welcome to interact with during your stay!

The property

A recently renovated, stone built, one bedroom conversion of former farm buildings situated on the owners' working farm within the Dales National Park.

A modern, contemporary holiday home set out over one floor with an open plan design to take advantage of the magnificent views across the Howgill Fells.

With large patio doors giving open and uninterrupted views, the spacious living area takes up the main area with a lovely sitting area designed to enjoy the views, a modern well equipped kitchen and dining area leading through to an open plan bedroom with super king-size bed.

The adjoining wet room is spacious and provides a modern facility, ideal for relaxing after a hard day out on the fells.

A great place to get away from it all, enjoy a romantic break, enjoy the many footpaths and the challenges of this wild and rugged area and perhaps even spot the odd red squirrel, or spring lambs during lambing season.


Enjoy a quiet and tranquil evening gazing at the stars.

The lovely old town of Sedbergh is just 2 miles away, and a little further afield the Three Peaks challenge.

An ideal touring base with both the Dales and the Lake District National Parks on the doorstep.

Note: This property adjoins Ref 1292 and 1097, together they sleep 12.

Birks Farm Cottages

Sedbergh 2 miles. Three 17th century Grade II listed barn conversions, set on the owners' working farm within the Dales National Park, just 2 miles from Sedbergh, a new book town, and within easy reach of The Lake District. Knott View and Brant View and Knott Lodge boast outstanding views of the valley and dramatic Howgill Fells and have been lovingly restored to provide spacious, comfortable accommodation. Each property offers lovely bedrooms and a patio area with furniture, ideal for sitting out and relaxing especially during the month of July when the owners’ hay meadows are awash with rare and protected flowers, a spectacle to behold! Surrounded by rolling farmland, there are excellent footpaths from the doorstep to Cautley Spout, Britain’s highest waterfall, and on through dramatic Dentdale, while the local area is home to various wildlife including pheasants, badgers and red squirrels. With the Farfield Mill Arts and Heritage Centre and the towns of Hawes and Dent all within easy reach, these lovely properties make an ideal base in which to relax and unwind and from which to tour both the Lakes and Dales at any time of the year.

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About the location


Kendal 12 miles; Hawes 15 miles.

The attractive old market town of Sedbergh (pronounced Sed-Ber), with its old-world atmosphere, is not only set in the magnificent western dales of the Yorkshire Dales National Park but is also close to the rugged eastern fells of the Lake District. The town, with its narrow streets, little shops, traditional pubs, famous school dating back to 1525 and its 12th century church, has been a thriving community for hundreds of years, with a market dating from the 13th Century. Leading from Sedbergh is Dentdale, the jewel of the Yorkshire Dales with its rolling hills and dry-stone walls, stretching 14 miles from the windswept moors below Whernside to the confluence of the Rivers Dee and Rawthey. At the centre of the dale is Dent, with its cobbled streets, which has existed since Norman times and nearby Dent railway station is on the renowned Settle-Carlisle railway line. There are three golf courses nearby, as well as tennis, riding, and fishing, and the area is a paradise for walkers, ramblers, runners, and cyclists. This, together with the tranquillity of the surrounding valleys, the two National Parks and it being England's book town, makes an ideal year-round holiday destination.

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Note: This property can be booked with Property ID 1097 and 1292 to make it 10 people as the properties are adjoining.

Note: The unit is disabled friendly with a ramp provided for access, extra width doors and disabled facilities for the wet room available.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas