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Spring Bank

Kirkoswald, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1044935)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

The property

A homely holiday cottage settled in the scenic Eden Valley, in easy reach of the Lake District National Park and North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Spring Bank makes the perfect choice for families or groups of six seeking a rural escape to Cumbria.

Sitting within the charming village of Kirkoswald, with Penrith and Carlisle nearby too, you can find all you need for a fun-filled escape on your doorstep.

Step inside this pretty whitewashed cottage and make your way into the sitting room, lighting up the rustic open fire to bring a welcome warmth to the room, as you unwind before the television in the plush sofas.

The cottage also boasts a beautiful snug, making a lovely spot to spend a special moment with a loved one before the fire, or delve into a good book on the impressive Chesterfield sofa.

Spend quality time together in the heart of the house; the kitchen, where everyone can gather around the table with a delicious dinner, prepared with the assistance of the good range of appliances at hand, even including a dishwasher for your convenience!

Be sure to make the most of the rear enclosed garden in the summer months too, the patio making a lovely spot to relax with a refreshing beverage in hand when you're not out exploring the wonders of the Lakes.

Back inside, the ground floor also plays host to a handy shower room, ideally situated for a relaxing rinse after a day of adventure, while up on the first floor you can find a bathroom too for a warm soak beneath the bubbles.

The first floor boasts the three sleeping spots too, made up of two king rooms and a twin too, offering a flexible sleeping arrangement for a variety of group needs, each room providing a simple yet stylish interior.

Pull on your walking boots and step outside on your day of exploration, beginning in the local village of Kirkoswald with a stroll along the River Eden making a wonderful way to start the day, before picking up some ingredients from the local shop for a hearty breakfast.

The village also benefits from a choice of two pubs, both serving delicious food for when you don't feel like cooking, as well as there being a Post Office and a 12th century church too.

The area boasts a plethora of wonderful outdoor activities, with walking and cycling all around, as well as the River Eden boasting opportunities for trout and salmon fishing offering a truly idyllic day, with canoeing and climbing nearby too.

Explore the hidden gem of the Eden Gorge resting between Lazonby and Armathwaite, with the latter hosting two inviting inns where you can enjoy a rewarding drink after a day of rambling.

Keen climbers will delight at the close proximity to Cross Fell in the North Pennines AONB, the highest mountain in the Pennine Hills you can expect to find some truly spectacular scenery, while the Lake District boasts the beauty of Ullswater, skiing opportunities and even more climbing; a truly exceptional day out at any time of the year.

Spend a day in the town of Penrith to find a good selection of eateries to take your pick from, the enticing Penrith and Eden Museum and Penrith Castle for those seeking a spot of history, shopping experiences and much more, while the historic city of Carlisle awaits to be discovered too, offering attractions for all ages and tastes.

For a memorable stay in Cumbria with your loved ones, there's no better choice than Spring Bank.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Snug with open fire
  • Oil-fired central heating and 2 x open fires
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, 2 x TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fires inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Rear enclosed lawn and patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: Check in days are Friday and Monday and if you want to book on a different day, please contact us?

About the location


Penrith 9 miles; Carlisle 18 miles.

The delightful rural village of Kirkoswald is situated in the Eden Valley and is ideally placed for exploring the Lake District and the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Kirkoswald has two excellent pubs, both serving fine quality food, a 12th century church and a shop and Post Office. The River Eden runs nearby and the area is renowned for its superb trout and salmon fishing, along with walking, cycling, canoeing and climbing. There are literally miles of glorious paths following the river's course, with welcoming spots for riverside picnics and sightseeing. Expect caves and gorges, and look out for the ten unusual benchmark sculptures along the way. The Eden Gorge, between Lazonby and Armathwaite, is one of Cumbria's best-kept secrets, and is well worth exploring, plus the local railway station is a stop on the Settle-Carlisle Railway, which is one of the most beautiful railway journeys in Britain. Brougham Castle, Long Meg and her daughters (the 3rd largest stone circle in England), Hadrian's Wall, the town of Penrith and the historic city of Carlisle are all a short drive away. The stunning scenery of both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks are within reach, making Kirkoswald a convenient place to stay.

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