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Spout Cottage

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Dowbiggin near Sedbergh, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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65 Customer Reviews

  • "What a lovely place, if you want peace and quiet this is the place"

    Thank you for your review. I’m glad you have had a good stay and enjoyed the cottage and its location. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Feb 2024

  • "This cottage feels like home, fantastic location, snug, warm, comfortable and everything you need"

    Thank you for your review. I’m glad you have had a good stay and that the cottage accommodated all your needs. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Adam5.0Jan 2024

  • "Everything was very good, comfortable, clean, perfect location for great walks and easy access to towns in the area, overall excellent for all our needs."

    Reviewed by Geoffrey4.7Sep 2023

  • "Delightful country cottage in a remote location."

    Plenty of wildlife - take your binoculars!

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2023

  • "Spout cottage is the best equipped and comfortable cottage we have stayed in, It is in a beautiful, quiet spot overlooking fields and wonderful views of the surrounding hills."

    Perfect for a restful week away, ideal for the western Dales, the Howgills and the Lakes.

    Reviewed by Hazel5.0Jun 2023

  • "What a wonderful cottage and an idyllic location!"

    The cottage is very clean and well equipped, with all you need in the kitchen. The garden is just fabulous! We made beautiful walks, just from the doorstep, but also further away (Lake District,...). Thank you Marzena for your hospitality and the welcome basket. I really hope we can come back another year!

    Reviewed by Johan5.0May 2023

  • "Loved spout cottage !"

    Our Favourite place to stay. We loved the Welcome pack of Wine,Tea bags & biscuits. It’s a shame the Lyon’s Ground Coffee wasn’t included this year as in previous years but that’s just a minor point as this Cottage has great interior decor in keeping with a Victorian theme in the Bathroom which we love plus the Well Equipped Stylish kitchen & lovely views from front & back of sheep & fields & hills . Nigel & Adelle

    Reviewed by Nigel4.7May 2023

  • "Very clean and comfortable."

    A superb location

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0May 2023

  • "Beautiful location and well appointed country cottage."

    Excellent facilities and clean and tidy.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Apr 2023

  • "Fantastic location and lovely cottage."

    We had a wonderful holiday. We also had some contact with the owner who was very welcoming and helpful. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Mar 2023

  • "The cottage is a lovely place to stay, it is clean comfortable and well maintained, everything you need is provided and the beds are very comfortable."

    It’s always well heated for the winter and we love staying there. Highly recommended. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Marion5.0Dec 2022

  • "Spout Cottage is in a beautiful location with far reaching views of the countryside and Howgills."

    The cottage is very well equipped and cosy. The additional pillows and fleecy blankets were a welcome addition. The lane heading to the cottage is single track but there are passing places and is fine if you drive carefully. There are some lovely walks from the cottage - we had a wander down to Farfield Mill one day and then over to Garsdale and Baugh Fell another day. There are also plenty of walks from Sedbergh too, the Sedbergh - Dent circular walk was a favourite of ours. There’s a well positioned bench in the garden which is perfect to catch the sunset and then the night skies. I would certainly recommend the cottage and the owner was very helpful and informative when contacted regarding key collection.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Nov 2022

  • "The cottage was very comfortable."

    Particularly the bed. The location was excellent. Found the tv difficult to use. Struggled to find the manual on line. Really enjoyed the wood burner. Over all met all our expectations.

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Sep 2022

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Spout Cottage, excellent location for the Lakes and The Dales."

    There were lovely walks from the cottage including Spout waterfall. The Cottage is ideally located in a peaceful area with wonderful views and is well equipped and very comfortable. We have stayed at a few cottages and this is by far the best, we hope to be returning as there is still much we need to explore.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jul 2022

  • "Ideal cottage for those who like to "get away from it all"."

    Plenty of wildlife in the vicinity including (during our visit) a family of three hedgehogs next to the cottage and a nest of flycatchers which we understand are rare in the UK.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2022

  • "Spout cottage exudes Charm,Elegance,Practicality & Comfort."

    We’ve been there 5 times in last 4 years which says it all .. Love the Gorgeous views & it is a place where one can relax & de-stress from the hustle & bustle of everyday life. An enormous amount of thought & time has gone into renovating this stylish cottage in keeping with the surrounding environment.

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0May 2022

  • "Lovely cottage and in the perfect rural setting."

    Extremely quiet with bursts of lovely birdsong and the occasional bleating of lambs. Amazing views from all windows, my favourite was the small one in the lounge which has ivy around it. Sitting there after a sightseeing excursion was extremely tranquil. The garden is lovely and we were lucky with some sunny days to spend two afternoons in it. The newer garden bench is deceivingly comfortable! The kitchen is full of light from the large windows and so nice to cook and eat in there. The cottage was clean, comfortable and warm. We didn’t need to use the log burner at all. Lovely little welcome pack of biscuits and wine when we arrived. There was only a teaspoonful of sugar in the sugar canister when we arrived but there is a large local Spar just out of Sedbergh. The tumble dryer is in the bike store outside, the dryer door needs a good pull to open but persevere as it will open! The double bed … so super comfortable! Cannot fault the cottage at all and would highly recommend it! Thank you to the owners for sharing such a delight! Note to Sykes: the TV is a Smart TV and there is no longer a DVD player at the cottage as per listing.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0May 2022

  • "A really nice cottage away from any traffic noise but still with all the facilities you need like a washing machine, dryer, WiFi etc."

    And the garden is great with a wonderful picnic bench for Al fresco dining. Will definitely be returning!

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Apr 2022

  • "Very comfortable cottage, warm, well-eqipped, good shower and lots of hit water."

    Excellent location, close to Sedbergh but in the countryside with walks from the house. A very peaceful and relaxing week, would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Mar 2022

  • "A return trip to this fabulous cottage, which says it all."

    We were lucky to have a couple of clear nights and although it was cold the garden was the perfect place to sit and sky watch. Perfectly situated, quiet surroundings but only a half hour walk along the river or a 5 min car drive into the village. The lakes are only a 40 minute drive. A perfect get-away!

    Reviewed by Stewart5.0Mar 2022

  • "The owners of the cottage have obviously put a lot of effort into making this cottage an amazing place to stay."

    Great views and wild weather in a cosy cottage.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Feb 2022

  • "Spout Cottage was a gem."

    The directions provided by Sykes were accurate and easy to follow. The cottage was located in a lovely quiet, remote area with walks from the doorstep so we could leave the car behind. The cottage was well equipped. There is only a small freezer compartment but with lots of local shops, restaurants and pubs this isn't a problem. The views from the cottage are fabulous. Information regarding rubbish and recycling was a bit sketchy but there are recycle point in the sedbergh car parks. Overall I would definitely recommend a stay and we hope to return next year to do more walks.

    Reviewed by Stewart5.0Nov 2021

  • "The cottage is really wonderful, both inside and out."

    The moment we arrived it felt perfect. In fact, it is one of the best I have ever stayed in. The cottage looks out over open fields, a beautiful valley, and is completely peaceful. Inside is extremely comfortable and relaxing. The kitchen very well stocked with lots of space. The walks from the door, and views from the yard, brilliant. There are many walks and things to see a short drive away, including of course the Dales and the Lakes.

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2021

  • "The cottage was immaculate."

    Could not be faulted. Lots of really considerate touches like dishwasher tablets and hand soap. Bottle of wine and a welcome tray. The location is outstanding, really beautiful. This was my second time and I’ll be back. My happy place.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Oct 2021

  • "This 'luxury cottage' was tired, grubby & very disappointing."

    Arrived to find the leather sofa contaminated with crumbs & a nail clipping. Carpet was dirty, long-hair rug covered in hairs & dross. Dust, dirt & detritus under furniture hadn't been cleaned in days if not weeks. Food waste on kitchen floor & under hob, something like scrambled egg stuck to chair. We could go on. We took photos (stopped at 14). Didn't want to stay but no choice. Left at first light, 200 miles home - that says it all. Owner advises to use water filter due to spring water supply. We were not confident it was fit for purpose. Suggest future customers bring their own filter. The idea the cottage had been 'deep-cleaned' for Covid is risible. Tried to raise these issues with owner, no reply to texts or emails. We chose this cottage due to previous reviews. What went wrong?

    Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry to hear of the issues that you claim to have experienced. The concerns mentioned do come as a surprise as prior to your arrival I was confident that our long-standing cleaner ensured the property was cleaned up to our usual high standard. On the evening of your arrival, you emailed me some concerns to which I responded quickly in offering you an immediate inspection of the property and the correction of any issues found, an offer which you have not taken up. When I arrived at the cottage shortly after your departure, I was shocked to find that, not only had you been smoking in the cottage, but there was ash left over the windowsill and window frame, burn marks, cigarette butts and melted plastic in the window frame, and several discarded cigarette butts outside next to our oil feed and boiler which was a clear fire hazard. This is completely unacceptable; I remind you the cottage is a non-smoking property. I can only assume this is why you refused an inspection by our cleaner while you were there. The reason I have not replied to your emails and text after your departure, is because we have passed on this matter to Sykes Cottages agency. With regards to the water supply, our water comes from a 90-metre-deep private bore hole and is filtered, and UV sterilised prior to entry into the house. It satisfies all necessary checks carried out by South Lakeland Council authority. It is wholesome and perfectly safe to drink from the tap. I only ask guests to use a Britta filter for water going into the kettle to remove hardness and help stop the kettle furring up, as per cottage information provided. I pride myself on the standard and quality my cottage boasts and believe other past and recent reviews support this. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Linda1.3Oct 2021

  • "We loved our week at well-equipped and characterful Spout Cottage - with all the local walks and hikes to enjoy."

    Garden and kitchen particularly wonderful. Living room seating might be a challenge in colder months or we'd consider a low season return.

    Reviewed by Miriam4.7Sep 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage that’s in a perfect location."

    Loved every minute of our stay.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Aug 2021

  • "Spout cottage is a superbly renovated stone farm cottage with fantastic views."

    It is located not too far from Sedbergh with its restaurants, shops and other services. Only one drawback - 3 nights stay is nowhere near long enough!

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2021

  • "The house, views and area are fantastic!"

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Jul 2021

  • "An ideal venue for those that want a really rural setting."

    Surrounded by farming land and very quiet (apart from bird calls). Plenty of wild life: we saw, for example, a tawny owl, lots of spotted flycatchers, a hare and wrens in the hedgerow. The wild life is typical of the old English countryside before concrete became king! We were impressed by the standard of cleanliness inside the cottage - full marks to the cleaners. Plenty of hot water on tap. The wifi was very fast. We only had a week at the cottage but have booked 2 weeks for next year!

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jul 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage with everything catered for."

    Lovely views from every window.Appreciated the Ground Coffee & biscuits as a welcome pack on arrival. Also especially the bottle of Red Wine which is essential to relax after a long drive from London ! Will be back next year. Lovely helpful owner who is always pleasant and cheerful to talk to. We have been here 4 times now which over 4 years which speaks volumes!

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0May 2021

  • "A lovely cottage, in a rural location but with easy access to Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale."

    The Eastern Lakes, Howgill fells and Yorkshire Dales are close by along with plenty of cycling opportunities The house was made to be very welcoming- warm and a lit Christmas tree in the lounge. We had a perfect break

    Reviewed by Hugh5.0Dec 2020

  • "Lovely holiday tracing our ancestors the spicers in the cottage they built and in subsequent houses around Kendal"

    Reviewed by Julian5.0Aug 2020

  • "We had a wonderful holiday in Spout Cottage."

    It is secluded, verging on isolated, but still a short drive into Sedburgh to stock up on the essentials. It is a great jumping off point to both the Dales and the Lakes. However, if you don't fancy driving you can depart from the cottage and be on some fantastic walk immediately. Sedbergh itself had some lovely restaurants and cafes. And a surprising number of bookshops. The pre-holiday prep was straightforward; I downloaded the Sykes app and all the details were at my finger tips, backed up with supporting emails. The host was cordial and gave clear instructions on how to access the cottage. The cottage was immaculate and well furnished. All round a great week away and I wish we had booked a second week!

    Reviewed by Dennis5.0Jul 2020

  • "What a wonderful time myself and my family had at this stunning cottage,it was everything we'd wished for and more,an enchanting place!"

    ! If you love solitude, peace and quiet,wildlife and the outdoors this is for you. We've already booked up for two weeks next year. Very well done to the owners.

    Reviewed by Erica5.0Jul 2020

  • "It’s a lovely cottage , it’s great for a couple of nights but the down sides is the driveway gate way is tight, if you have a 4x4 like we did, it was so close to scraping against the wall and bushes."

    But then tho in the smaller room we had to push the two beds together it was overall a good cottage.

    Reviewed by Kim3.4Mar 2020

  • "Relaxing cottage in a superb setting."

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Feb 2020

  • "Spout Cottage is a true gem."

    Many locations stretch the truth when they say they are peaceful, isolated or remote but this truly was a peaceful getaway. As a place to break away from the everyday chaos it was perfect and the setting truly beautiful. If you have no greater care than to enjoy the countryside, wildlife and amazing starlit evenings it is definitely the place to go. I very much hope to return and long may it stay quiet and serene. Top marks to the owner too as the cottage is set out perfectly without detracting from its charm.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Nov 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage in an outstanding location."

    Everything catered for. Plenty of hot water, clean linen, kitchen utensils, welcome pack etc etc. Could not be faulted.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Oct 2019

  • "We are so grateful that the family who own this cottage they can share it with others, we had a great time there at spout cottage."

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Oct 2019

  • "Lovely cosy cottage, very clean and comfortable and a very friendly and responsive owner."

    Reviewed by Sophie5.0Sep 2019

  • "Beautiful location, quite remote so ideal for those who want to be away from it all & close to good walks but within a close distance of Sedbergh so great for seeing both the Dales & Lakes if you did want to get the car out."

    It was great to come back to a cosy cottage though after a long walk. The directions were much appreciated & anyone going should follow them closely. The owner had thought of everything & there was also a welcoming treat which was very considerate & appreciated! I'm hoping to return again soon as it felt like a home from home

    Reviewed by Faye5.0Sep 2019

  • "Really great cottage, comfortable and fully resourced."

    It was an ideal base for use to explore the waterfalls in the surrounding countryside.

    Reviewed by Marie5.0Aug 2019

  • "Very clean, comfortable and beautiful cottage in a stunning, quiet location."

    Very clean and well stocked. Beds were very comfortable. Great holiday.

    Reviewed by Des5.0Aug 2019

  • "The property is in a lovely quiet location, with a beautiful view from the garden to the south west over green fields and distant hills."

    The lane up to the house is very narrow and enclosed by hedgerows, with few passing places. This made us slightly nervous at first, but in fact there was very little traffic. The location is very quiet, apart from the sheep, but we found their constant baah-ing entertaining rather than obtrusive. The house itself has obviously been refurbished in recent years, and this has been done to a very high standard. We found it very comfortable and well-equipped. Outside there is plenty of room to park 2 cars, and also a shed where we were able to store our bicycles. Overall we had an excellent, relaxing week in Spout Cottage and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it. Thanks!

    Reviewed by Noel5.0Jul 2019

  • "The cottage is a perfect little gem nestled in the most idyllic countryside with walks in every direction."

    Beautifully presented property for a very quiet, relaxing break.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Jun 2019

  • "The position of the cottage was set in beautiful countryside with stunning views from all aspects."

    The facilities were of high quality with ample kitchen equipment. Such a lovely touch to have enough tea and coffee for the whole of our stay and all the other basic kitchen accessories eg kitchen roll and oil. Although a little remote it was walkable from Sedbergh. If you like walking and comfort this was an ideal base.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Jun 2019

  • "Th cottage is ideally located for exploring the southern Lakes and the western Dales."

    Local walks are abundant. The cottage really is delightful, well appointed, warm (when required), comfortable and with hot water on tap constantly ( rather too hot, so be careful). Dowbiggin Lane is, as mentioned in the holiday information, very narrow and winding. Be ready for a vehicle coming round the next bend. We had to reverse three times, including for the refuse lorry on Monday. Otherwise, a brilliant holiday.

    Reviewed by Arthur5.0Apr 2019

  • "Spout Cottage is a real gem, beautiful garden with benches placed perfectly to admire the expansive view in the evening sunshine."

    Cosy wood burner in living room, Mountain View through bathroom window. Easy access close by to lovely rambling walk down hillside and along river to local town Sedbergh.

    Reviewed by Bridget5.0Apr 2019

  • "What a fabulous cottage."

    .so snug and comfortable and the only near neighbours are sheep! The views are stunning, especially at sunset, and we were lucky enough to have snow which was amazing. The cottage is very well equipped and the beds are so very comfortable with beautiful linen and marshmallow pillows. The cottage is ideally placed for visiting both the Dales and the Lake District, and Farfield Mill which is just down the road is a must. We had a lovely welcome basket with wine and coffee, so thank you for that. This is undoubtably the best best cottage we have ever stayed really is home from home. There are no recycling facilities at the cottage, but you can easily recycle in Sedbergh whilst out and about. We would love to return to Spout Cottage, it really is very special, thank you for sharing it with us.

    Reviewed by Louise4.7Mar 2019

  • "Excellent cottage - the owner had thought of everything."

    Most comfortable bed ever and perfect for a relaxed week of chill

    Reviewed by Kellie5.0Jan 2019

  • "I would like to say that the service Sykes cottages provided was excellent from finding the cottage booking it,and then paying the balance was effortless."

    All the information you provided was accurate and very helpful.The cottage was beautiful very warm and cozy and well equipped with everything that we needed and decorated for Christmas,also spotlessly clean.we will definitely be going back. Thank you for delivering the perfect Christmas.

    Reviewed by Marion5.0Dec 2018

  • "A beautiful, clean, comfortable cottage with everything you need provided, including kids' toys and books."

    Lovely garden, peaceful location and very, very well kept. A wonderful place.

    Reviewed by Stefan5.0Oct 2018

  • "Been Twice to this cottage now ."

    Lovely Location & very well equipped & beautifully thought out interior. The owner is a lovely lady who is very friendly & helpful on the phone & a bubbly personality. There are only a few minor niggles like a lack of a steamer for cooking vegetables healthily,& some long life milk to go with the tea/coffee already provided & maybe a new rug to replace the one under the brown leather settee as it is a bit tired looking. But these are very minor issues compared to so many positive & wonderfully good points about the property.we are 99% happy with property & location. We have booked for next year already which shows how happy we are. Loved the Red Wine provided in such a beautiful designed Kitchen & Glorious Designed Bathroom& Very Comfortable Bedrooms . You can tell the owner is a Lady with a fine eye for interior design . All credit goes to her good taste.

    Reviewed by Nigel4.4Oct 2018

  • "A return visit to this beautiful little cottage that is very peaceful and relaxing."

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Sep 2018

  • "What a little gem of a holiday home."

    Spout cottage is very well equipped, clean and comfortable with great views from the back garden. Just around 2 miles from Sedburgh in a quiet location but with all amenities near by. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Lynne5.0Aug 2018

  • "Beautiful well maintained cottage in a lovely location thankyou!"

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Jun 2018

  • "Lovely cottage in fantastic setting."

    A couple of comfortable fold up garden seats would have been nice and the sofa was uncomfortable. Other than that a very well appointed cottage and a great base for walking / exploring the Sales. Sedbergh is a lovely town to visit too. P. Haynes

    Reviewed by Paul4.4May 2018

  • "Spout Cottage was idyllic & picturesque!"

    The attention to detail in this renovated cottage is outstanding. Love the Kitchen Butler Sink,Neff Cooker & Hob& Underfloor Heating. The Bathroom is outstanding as I loved the High Cistern & Pull Chain& Brass Taps on Sink&Bath & white wood panelling. There needs to be pictures of the bathroom on the website as it is an attractive feature. Beautiful wood beams & wood doors & staircase . Will come again. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0May 2018

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Spout Cottage."

    The location was perfect, beautifull surroundings and very peacefull.The cottage was spotless and the kitchen was equipped to a high standard. We were very comfortable in Spout Cottage. We enjoyed being in the garden and just sitting looking at the view. If you love nature and value comfort this is the place to. It was just perfect!

    Reviewed by J5.0Jul 2017

  • "Wonderful stay, great location, would recommend."

    Reviewed by Lynsey5.0Apr 2017

  • "We enjoyed the tranquillity and wildlife , great walks and views, and just a few miles away from Sedbergh , a great village with all the supplies / pubs you need."

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Mar 2017

  • "Great cottage, beautiful view and the Landlady was exceptionally helpful."

    Very close to so much natural beauty and would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Graham4.8Jan 2017

  • "A delightful little cottage spotlessly clean and equipped with everything you need for the perfect break."

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Sep 2016

  • "Beautiful cottage with great facilities."

    Beds were very comfortable, a home from home. Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by Linsey5.0Aug 2016

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  • 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 woodburner.
  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating in kitchen and woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with small freezer compartment, washing machine, tumble dryer in shed, dishwasher, WIFI, Smart TV with Freeview, radio, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Fuel for woodburner on honesty box basis
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 miles
  • Note: Property has a private water supply from borehole
  • Note: Property is 5pm check in time and 9am check out time Note: The charging of electric vehicles is not permitted at this property; the nearest charging point would be Junction 37 of the M6 (Killington)

The property

Sedbergh 2 miles.

A beautiful, picture postcard, stone-built, detached cottage situated in the small rural hamlet of Dowbiggin, just two miles from Sedbergh.

A former farmhouse dating back to 1756, this quality Sedbergh cottage provides an ideal base for those wishing to get away from it all and enjoy the famous Howgill Fells, loved by Wainwright and illustrated in his celebrated books.

Lovingly renovated, this charming Sedbergh cottage offers quality self-catering accommodation, with a wonderful mixture of modern furnishings, with the original features maintaining the character and charm of a bygone age.

The ground floor comprises a warm and cosy sitting room with a woodburner set in a feature stone fireplace, a spacious kitchen with dining area and picture window looking out across the lovely garden to the nearby fells, underfloor heating in the kitchen and a beautiful beamed ceiling.

The first floor of your Cumbria cottage features a delightful bathroom, a master bedroom with king-size bed and an equally spacious twin bedroom, to ensure that guests have a comfortable stay at this first class holiday cottage.

The cottage seamlessly combines contemporary and character accommodation with the exposed stonework, old beams, nooks and crannies to provide a great base to enjoy this wild and rugged corner of Cumbria.

Outside your superb Sedbergh cottage is a garden with patio area, and all the surrounding area is ideal for enjoying the great outdoors; wonderful walks are in every direction including the famous Cautley Spout, which is England's highest waterfall above ground.

With an abundance of wildlife on the doorstep, this is an ideal Lakeland cottage to get away from it all and enjoy country living at its finest.

Sedbergh nestles at the foot of the beautifully unspoilt Howgills, free from crowds of tourists and walkers.

There are several excellent pubs and cafes serving great food, as well as an inspiring deli and an award-winning butcher.

The town is full of character from its cobbled streets to its historic houses, some of which show the hallmarks of the old knitting and woollen trades in the town.

Both Kendal and Kirkby Lonsdale are a 20-minute car journey away, and the cottage is perfectly located on the doorstep of both the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.

There are many local places of interest to visit including Fairfield Mill, the picturesque village of Dent and the renowned Ingleton Waterfalls.

A lovely cottage in Sedbergh, ideal for exploring this delightful part of England.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Kendal 12 miles; Hawes 15 miles.

Sedbergh (pronounced Sed-Ber), set at the foot of the dramatic and wild Howgill Fells, is an ancient market town in northern Dentdale. Sedbergh is situated just inside the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is only 12 miles from the Lake District National Park. The town, with its narrow streets, little shops, traditional pubs, famous school dating back to 1525 and its 12th century church, has an olde worlde atmosphere. 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: Property has a private water supply from borehole. Note: Property is 5pm check in time and 9am check out time Note: The charging of electric vehicles is not permitted at this property; the nearest charging point would be Junction 37 of the M6 (Killington).

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas