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1 Park Nook

Waberthwaite, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 977538)

  • 1 Park Nook - (Ref. 977538)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Clare

    “The cottage was clean.”


    However the location was awful. The website implies it is in the village. It was described on the website as being in the ‘heart of the hamlet of Waberthwaite: it is actually 1/4 of a mile away, located on the very edge of the A595, which is the main road down the west coast of Cumbria. The description says things like ‘peaceful break away from the hustle and bustle’, ‘tranquil holiday’, ‘lovely peaceful location’. Actually only a narrow pavement separates the cottage from the road which has traffic racing by from 4.30 am to late at night. It is one of the main roads to the Sellafield Nuclear Power Station where 10000 people work, many on shifts. The traffic is so loud inside the house it drowns out the tv when anything passes. Sleep was disturbed as the bedrooms are on the road side of the cottage and on the ground floor. The outside area is shared with another cottage (which is not mentioned) and whilst it is secure when the gates are closed I would not allow children or dogs out there unsupervised as gates could be opened by the neighbouring occupants and a child or pet would be straight into the road. It is unusable as a seating area due to road noise already mentioned. The living areas and bathrooms are dated with tired furniture and appliances. The tv is almost an antique and the signal was very poor as was the sound. The white microwave is so old it’s turned yellow. The bedrooms have enormous beds which are comfortable but mean there is only room in one room for 2 bedside tables. You have to use a chest of drawers in the hall for clothes. There is no where to put toiletries or any other belongings. The other bedroom has a small chest of drawers. Where 4 people would put clothes etc I don’t know. En-Suite has a tiny wash basin at child height with no where to put toothbrush etc. Had to put it with other toiletries on bedroom window ledge. Shower is tiny. There is no shower in the main bathroom and couldn’t have a bath before bed as there was no hot water and as there is no information folder we couldn’t find out how to get additional hot water. Overall it was a very disappointing experience I feel we totally misled about the location and would never have booked it if I had known where it was. We assumed from the description it was in the village. I emailed Sykes as soon as we arrived and they are currently pursuing my complaint.


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

Park Nook Cottages

A couple of charming, terraced cottages set in the heart of the hamlet of Waberthwaite on the western edge of the Lake District National Park. With the comforting living areas and wonderful, rural location, booking these properties together would be excellent for a group of couples or friends who are looking for a peaceful break away from the hustle and bustle. Both of the Park Nook Cottages come with comforting bedrooms, cosy living areas and well-equipped kitchens for you to use, they also both have fantastic views of the countryside and the sea in the distance. They come in a brilliant location for a tranquil holiday, with the option of staying in this lovely peaceful location or taking the short journey to the more bustling areas of the Lake District. These properties come with the added benefit of a pub next door, making it perfect to sit an unwind after a long day exploring area. The hamlet of Waberthwaite is small yet delightful, offering quaint little cottages, incredible scenery and lots of walking and cycling opportunities. Bowness-on-Windermere is within easy access and is most certainly worth at least a day of exploring, it has something for everybody with shopping, activities and the famous lake that offers so many different opportunities. Two fresh terraced cottages in a great location.

The property

A charming, terraced cottage that come s in the small hamlet of Waberthwaite, in Cumbria.

1 Park Nook Close comes in a rural location with splendid views, comfortable living areas and a pub next door, making it perfect for couples or friends to come together and enjoy a break.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Ref. 977537, together they sleep 8.


Two bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double (zip/link available on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double (zip/link available on request.) Ground floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC. First floor kitchen. First floor sitting room with dining area with electric fire.


  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 1 min walk, shop 8 mins walk
  • Note; Garden is shared with 2 Park Nook
  • Note; There may be some road noise.

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About the location


Millom 11 miles; Coniston 24 miles.

The small hamlet of Waberthwaite is situated on the West Coast of Cumbria within the Lake District National Park, comprising of a scattering of cottages, farm dwellings and a traditional village pub. Waberthwaite enjoys an enviable position amidst some of the most beautiful countryside in Britain and is situated close to local beaches, coastal walks and many of the nearby conservation areas. The local skyline is dominated by the towering peaks of Scafell, Great Gable, Hard Knott, Harter Fell and Muncaster Fell and nearby the stunning valleys of Eskdale and Dunnerdale provide breathtaking and ever-changing scenery to be enjoyed throughout the year. Local attractions include Muncaster Castle, a World Owl Centre and the Ravenglass to Eskdale miniature railway, all of which provide wonderful and varied days out.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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