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Shepherds View

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Dufton, near Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "This was our first time to this area of the lakes and it didn't disappoint!"

    Dufton is quaint with a central green and a pub which had great food by the way, we particularly enjoyed the quiz night (Thursday). The accommodation is excellent, everything has been thought of along with a lovely welcome basket of food. You can see that Shepherds View Is loved by the owners Carole & Simon. We stayed 5 nights, lots to see and do in the area from walks from SV to trips out, all the information you’ll need has been carefully put together by the owners in a book inside the cottage, this we found most helpful. We would highly recommend.

    Thank you so much for taking time to review your stay. It was a pleasure having you to stay and we are delighted you enjoyed your holiday so much. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Marie5.0Nov 2023

  • "An exceptional cottage, Simon and Carol should be proud of what they have achieved in providing a superbly furnished and quality finished property."

    The attention to detail in every way and thoughtful welcome pack made our stay even more memorable. We shall be going back without question.

    Thank you for your lovely comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay so much and we will look forward to seeing you again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Sep 2023

  • "A fabulous barn conversion in a pretty village with outstanding views across the countryside."

    Our accommodation was very comfortable with all mod cons. The owners were very generous in supplying a welcome hamper with local produce. They were there to welcome us and give advice on the local area. An added bonus was the sole use of a small enclosed garden which was secure for our dog. A perfect location for walks, hikes, running and relaxing.

    Thank you for your comments. It was lovely to meet you and glad you enjoyed your stay so much. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Edwin5.0Aug 2023

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.


  • One first-floor open plan room with super-king-size bed and sitting area, woodburning stove, Smart TV and en-suite Jacuzzi bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Feature Window with outstanding views across the North Pennines
  • Ground-floor kitchen.
  • Underfloor heating throughout
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, Lavazza coffee machine, dishwasher, washer/dryer
  • Smart TV, Bose Speaker, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent, small basket of logs included, additional logs available at a cost
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Secure bike storage
  • EV charge point
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed South-facing walled cottage garden
  • One medium well-behaved dog welcome - strictly no dogs on the beds
  • Outdoor dog wash area
  • Sorry, no smoking/vaping
  • Shop 3.7 miles, pub 0.2 miles.

The property

Appleby-in-Westmorland 3.7 miles.

This superb barn conversion enjoys a rural setting overlooking fields in the little village of Dufton, Cumbria.

Carrying a contemporary feel, Shepherd’s View is a first-class bolthole for couples looking to escape to the serenity of this Cumbria location, with easy access to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park.

This ideal getaway, won The Cumbrian Tourism Award, Self Catering Accommodation Of The Year, 2022, a tribute to this well presented abode.The upstairs has been elegantly designed with couples in mind, boasting a super-king-size bed with a pillow top pearl Hypnos mattress and Egyptian cotton sheets, complimented with underfloor heating, a woodburning stove, LED lighting and a Smart TV with Bose Speaker System, ensuring every little detail has been taken care of.

Soothe your aching muscles in the Aquasol Jacuzzi bath with mood lighting or step into the digital double walk-in shower for a refreshing rinse.

The well-appointed kitchen is situated downstairs and offers charming views over the fields, along with a host of integrated appliances to ensure a hassle-free cooking experience.

To the outside is a private south facing walled cottage garden with an outdoor dining set, inviting you to sit down on a warm day and appreciate the setting.

When you don’t feel like cooking, just a short walk away lies The Stag Inn, a rustic country pub serving a selection of food and ales, or journey over to Appleby-in-Westmorland for a greater choice of amenities.

Appleby is a major stop on the Settle-Carlisle Railway, which is regarded as one of the finest railway journeys in the country.

With the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on your doorstep, there is a wealth of scenic walking routes in a vicinity, so get your walking boots on and tackle the heather clad-moors, tumbling waterfalls and picturesque views all the way to the Lake District Fells.

For a luxurious base nestled in a relaxing location, look no further than Shepherds View.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Appleby-in-Westmorland 3 miles; Penrith 13 miles.

The attractive, unspoilt rural village of Dufton is ideally placed for exploring the Lake District and Eden Valley. The village has a pub, which serves good food, an Agricultural Show held on the last Saturday in August, and is just three miles from the historic town of Appleby. At the heart of the lush Eden Valley, Appleby-in-Westmorland is one of the loveliest towns in the north of England and was originally the county town of Westmorland. Appleby is a major stop on the Settle-to-Carlisle Railway, which is one of the most beautiful railway journeys in Britain; still today, many of the old steam trains wend their way along this line and over the awe-inspiring Ribblehead viaduct. Enjoy a walk on the Pennine Way at Dufton, or explore one of the local cycle trails. With the delightful Pooley Bridge, Penrith and the magnificent Lake District within easy reach, this is an ideal holiday location.

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Please note - dogs are not permitted to sleep on and/or in the bed.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas