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Millwood Lodge

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Sykes rating

  • 12 Guests

  • 6 Bedrooms

  • 6 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


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

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33 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Millwood Lodge for my 60th Birthday."

    We were welcomed by the owner on arrival, and they had baked a very large Victoria Sponge cake. Sadly, I couldn't eat it as I'm lactose intolerant, and the majority of my family are coealics. However, the members of the family who could eat said it was really yummy

    Reviewed by Edith Anne5.0Jan 2024

  • "We had the most perfect stay at Millwood Lodge."

    Everything was perfect. The owner was lovely to meet and popped in shortly after we arrived to make sure everything was OK. The whole place was immaculate, large living room and kitchen plus all the bedrooms were perfect each with en-suit. We would like to thank David and Caroline for providing us the best stay and we would definitely book this cottage again.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Dec 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, big bedrooms and comfy beds."

    Lounge nice layout, the sofas although they looked nice were not terribly comfortable. Fabulous conservatory, a great place to dine. Couple of small things - a bit more cutlery/utensils and spare toilet rolls in each of the well appointed bathrooms. TV in every room was good as some of us wanted to watch ‘Strictly’ and some of us didn’t. Overall excellent cottage and would thoroughly recommend. Hosts were there on arrival but otherwise left us alone. Lovely cake left for us as well which was a nice surprise.

    Reviewed by Neil John4.4Nov 2023

  • "We had a fantastic short break with friend, celebrating my partners 50th."

    The property is stunning and a perfect size for getting together with friends.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Oct 2023

  • "Millwood Lodge is absolutely beautiful."

    We booked a stay to celebrate my 'special' birthday and to say that the accommodation made the celebration more special is no understatement. The house is so comfortable and cosy whilst there is plenty room for everyone. So much effort has gone in to every detail throughout the house and every bedroom felt like the master suite. Sitting round that fantastic table in the evening, in the company of my best friends will stay with me forever. I would (and have) recommended Millwood Lodge to lots of people already and I only hope I get the chance to return soon (and not have to wait for 10 more years until my next milestone!!)

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Oct 2023

  • "Kitchen equipment poorly stocked for parties of 10 people."

    Hello. I'm sorry you did not have ample kitchen equipment, I did speak to most members of your party on many occasions during your stay and asked if you had everything you needed and if you required anything at all to just ask us. We will address this problem. Regards David and Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pamela3.8Sep 2023

  • "We had a wonderful 3 generation stay at Millwood Lodge with our dogs."

    All the bedrooms rooms having an ensuite was a bonus. Very well stocked kitchen and delicious cakes, which was a pleasant surprise on our arrival. One of our dogs caused damage to a carpet one night which was mortifying! David was very reassuring and understanding. We would have no hesitation about recommending the house to others.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jul 2023

  • "I loved the stay loved the house It did need a good clean when we were there alot of cobwebs and spiders and hairs but overall lovely stay Didn't appreciate the issue over charging cars especially when we brought the slow charger which barely used electric."

    We traveled over 91 miles to the lodge and now in 2023 it is something the owner will get more of. Most cars are electric or will soon be elctric. The fact that we paid close to 2k for the weekend just seemed ridiculous that there was an issue with owner over this. Funny how after the owner noticed this the plug socket outside stopped working

    Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry we did not come up to your expectations, we do all the cleaning and linen changing ourselves so we give special attention to the points mentioned With the issue of charging an electric vehicle we do not offer this facility for travelling expenses, we do not supply Diesel or Petrol either for your other vehicles, it does state in the terms and conditions about charging electric vehicles. You did have our contact number so could have contacted us and we could come to an arrangement to accommodate you. With regard to the socket stopping working "this did not happen", the socket is on a ring circuit so you would have lost power throughout the property, (checked by an electrician). Once again we thank you for the feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Annum4.4Jul 2023

  • "An excellent property, spotlessly clean, beautifully decorated and fully equipped."

    A really comfortable space for our group of eleven, with a lovely enclosed garden for our dogs and us to relax.

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2023

  • "Millwood Lodge is an amazing place to stay."

    All the rooms are beautifully furnished and each had its own bath or shower room. Very peaceful surroundings and garden. The hosts, David and Caroline, are very welcoming and approachable. They kindly allowed us to stay a few hours more to give my daughter time to feel well enough to travel.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had an amazing time."

    Millwood Lodge was a perfect place to stay. The cake was a lovely touch. The house was clean and tidy and we loved all the bedrooms decorated differently. A beautiful place to stay with lots of nice walks right on the door step.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Apr 2023

  • "Fabulous week at the start of March for birthday celebration with family including dogs and infant."

    Everything was top notch including yummy cake! Decor is cosy and whole place was very well set up for entertaining. Will be booking next year loved it!

    Reviewed by Tamsin5.0Mar 2023

  • "Beautiful house and area."

    We booked for a long weekend for a family get together. It was good to have bedrooms downstairs as we had a couple of people in the party that couldn’t manage stairs. The bedrooms were comfortable and beautifully decorated. The house was warm and cosy. The kitchen was lovely with everything you needed. The cake that was left for us all was delicious and thanks again for leaving it for us. So good we have booked again for next year for our annual family get together.

    Reviewed by Yvonne4.1Feb 2023

  • "A 5 star trip to the lakes!"

    This lodge was everything I expected and so much more. Spent 2 nights with 11 friends for my partners 30th and we were all so chuffed with our stay. The cleanliness was top level, all of the home decor was just absolutely adorable, the beds were SO comfortable - haven’t slept so well in years! Everything was just immaculate and the homemade chocolate cake was absolutely divine and such a lovely touch!! Cannot rave about it all enough. Will definitely be returning, maybe even making it an annual trip as it was just such a nice getaway!

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Feb 2023

  • "This house was loverly, everything was provided It was a nice relaxing ..."

    This house was loverly, everything was provided It was a nice relaxing weekend, beech not far away, and walks on the same street

    Reviewed by Scott5.0Jan 2023

  • "A beautiful location and the accommodation was perfect - the owners couldn’t have made us more welcome, with home-baked Christmas shortbread and beautiful Christmas decorations."

    What a find! Would love to come back in the Summer.

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0Dec 2022

  • "The owners could not have been more thoughtful and helpful."

    They even provided a very large cake - completely delicious. Everything was as described and everything worked (except for one doorknob, which I'm sure will be working in time for the next visitor!) If we need to visit the area again, we would love to return, with a bit more time to explore and to relax (we were there for a big party which left little time for either). Thank you very much, Philippa

    Reviewed by Philippa5.0Dec 2022

  • "Fantastic house to have a social gathering ."

    Having an en suite in each room makes a huge difference. House has everything you need except from wardrobe space in a few of the rooms but clean and comfortable and lovely and cozy. Our family of 13 had a fantastic break and would definitely use again .

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Nov 2022

  • "A warm and spacious cottage with excellent facilities."

    We were able to enjoy our family party and the 70 year old ‘birthday boy’ was able to join in the festivities despite being in a wheelchair. We could access the important areas using our portable ramp. The weather was beautiful and the homemade cookies made by Caroline were lovely. Would highly recommend for a large party whatever their ages!!

    Reviewed by Jacqui5.0Nov 2022

  • "We booked Millwood Lodge on the understanding that there was a ground floor bedroom for one of our family members."

    When we arrived that was not the case. There was one step down to one of the rooms plus a step down into the en-suite. The other two downstairs bedrooms were up three steps. The rooms were damp and lacked ventilation so condensation was a huge issue, our clothes were damp when they came out of the wardrobes if the room had a wardrobe or cupboard. Some had just hooks on the wall. Kitchen was missing some utensils and the cafeteria was broken. The oven temperature gauge wasn’t correct so cooking times took longer. There was nowhere for muddy boots and wet coats to hang to dry after our walks. The lounge was not big enough for all of us to sit comfortably together. We had a nice stay but would not go back.

    Hello Karen, we are so very sorry that you had an unpleasant experience at the property. We spoke to you on the second day of your booking and on other occasions asking if all was well and to contact us if there were any problems. The only telephone contact from you was on the Saturday when there was a blocked gutter which we rectified immediately. We have had people calling us prior to their stay asking about access when they have someone with mobility problems, at which point we mention the two steps into the property, two steps up to the two rooms on the right and the one step down to the other bedroom on that floor. There are no rooms with three steps leading up to them. We will work with Sykes to ensure that the steps are noted in the description as transparently as possible. We have not had any damp issues, all rooms have opening windows for ventilation, and we encourage all guests to air the rooms where possible. With regard to the oven temperature gauge, we will install a thermometer in it to ensure it always works at the correct temperature. If you had mentioned the utensils and cafetiere we would have replaced them immediately. We will of course look into the point you have raised relating to the muddy boots and wet coat storage. Had you informed us of any issues you were experiencing, we would have done our very best to help you, as quickly as possible. Kind regards, David & Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen2.2Oct 2022

  • "We had booked Sykes cottage for a week to celebrate a big birthday."

    There was 8 adults and 6 grandchildren ranging from 8 months to 6 our dog . Accommodation was perfect for us all , big , clean and well equipped, a great child safe family garden . Generous size comfortable beds which every appreciated and spacious bedrooms . A lovely touch was owner made a lovely cake for us which was such a welcoming (and tasty) gesture . Would def and have recommended accommodation to friends .

    Reviewed by Joyce5.0Sep 2022

  • "The house was excellent, ideal for 11 of us staying."

    We all got our own rooms with bathrooms and the dining area in the conservatory was superb for us all to eat around and play games. The kitchen facilities were also good, plenty of space to prepare meals for a large group. The property is quite 'out of the way' and driving was the only option to go for walks or explore the Lakes, there was a walk close by round the woods that was good for the dog but we knew that before booking.

    Reviewed by Stuart3.8Sep 2022

  • "What a lovely home!"

    We were a group of 19 adults and it fit our needs perfectly. Extremely affordable with space to relax and socialise. The host baked us a lovely cake to welcome us which went down very well! Good location, only about a 40 min drive from Windermere and a 10 minute drive to a large shop. Will definitely be visiting again!

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at Millwood Lodge with our daughters and their families."

    All rooms were furnished to high standard and beds so comfy. We will definitely stay again, the only downside, and no way is it a complaint, was the large step down into the kitchen. Our 17 month old grandson fell a couple of times but he soon learnt to navigate it. :) We especially liked the enclosed garden, It was the hottest week of the summer but with a large corner outdoor sofa with jumbo sized umbrella we spent most of our stay playing outside with our grandchildren.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Jul 2022

  • "This was our first holiday with all three generations of the family, including our dog, and Millwood Lodge was wonderful."

    The bedrooms are lovely and clean with their own bathrooms. The lounge was comfortable but my 80 year old mum would have preferred a more supportive furniture for her back. The different levels on the ground floor are done very well, but might be difficult for someone with mobility issues. I loved all the artwork on the walls, as it gives the place a homely feeling. The hosts went above and beyond, with an amazing cake on arrival and a fan left for us during the week as the weather was hot. The enclosed garden was beautiful to sit in and great for our dog. The patio furniture was in constant use and very much appreciated, as was the barbecue. We all had a fabulous time. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7Jul 2022

  • "HUGE quirky very spacious cottage, lovely garden especially for dogs because it’s enclosed, Quiet location but within easy walking distance into Dalton."

    Loads of pubs and eating places. Good location for visiting the local area with lots of attractions. Would happily stay there again.

    Reviewed by Frank5.0Jun 2022

  • "The lodge was amazing,I cannot thank the owners enough."

    Especially the cake they did for my mum birthday which is why we were there. The lodge itself was roomy,each bedroom had its own bathroom which was excellent. Everything was fabulous. Near to amenities and a fantastic pub The Brown Cow. We will be rebooking. Thanks again all.

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Jun 2022

  • "Please book Millwood Lodge, you will not be disappointed."

    The property is wonderful, great location, beautifully decorated, lovely and clean, everything you need provided and more. Even a lovely homemade cake waiting for you on arrival. We came as a family of 11 to celebrate my mums first birthday since she passed away. There was plenty of room, everyone had their own space but lovely areas to come together. The amazing artwork by the owner Caroline all over the lodge was a joy to look at. Cannot wait to come back again

    Reviewed by Annmarie5.0May 2022

  • "We found nothing major wrong, the only negative comment we could make was the ..."

    We found nothing major wrong, the only negative comment we could make was the furniture in the living room was a bit uncomfortable

    Reviewed by June5.0May 2022

  • "Cottage was first class all rooms were big and spacious all party had a fantastic weekend celebrating brothers 50th birthday."

    Reviewed by Terence5.0Apr 2022

  • "A lovely, high spec lodge which catered well for our extended family and multi-generational holiday."

    All the bedrooms and en-suites were equally nice, so no-one felt short-changed. The sitting room and dining conservatory were generous in size, comfy and nicely quirky, providing a real hub to the house. The kitchen was well stocked, but could have benefitted from a few basics like salt & pepper & a couple of dishwasher tablets to start you off. However, the welcome cake was a wonderful treat. We were blessed with good weather and so the garden and outdoor seating area were an added bonus. The surrounding area has much to offer with woodland walks, long empty beaches and plenty of historic sites. We’ll definitely hope to return.

    Reviewed by Rosemary5.0Apr 2022

  • "I cannot put into words how beautiful millwood lodge was/is."

    I was so overwhelmed I cried when I walked in. It felt like home. Perfect weekend away, in a gorgeous area. The rooms all different in their own way, with special touches. Will definitely be back again - for longer next time !! Thank you so so much. Made some memories I will never forget.

    Reviewed by Jordanne5.0Mar 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at millwood, would definatley stay here again"

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2022

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  • Six bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x ground-floor king-size with TV and walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x ground-floor double with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x super-king with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with TV and en-suite bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with woodburning stove
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with 2 x woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, 6 x TV's, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stoves inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Front garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.3 miles, pub 1.2 miles
  • NOTE: Due to the proximity of the neighbours - guests are not permitted to have parties with excessive levels of noise
  • NOTE: Off Road parking is for up to 4 cars - please be considerate to neighbours and park on the road with any additional vehicles
  • NOTE: No Stag/Hen parties
  • NOTE: There are two steps leading up to the entrance to the property, as well as 1-2 steps internally leading up to the bedrooms, bathroom and conservatory; those with mobility concerns are asked to exercise caution
  • Please note, no cot bedding is provided
  • NOTE: The use of the EV charging point is not permitted

The property

Tucked away in a peaceful setting on the outskirts of the vibrant seaside town of Barrow-in-Furness, in the sought-after county of Cumbria, rests this remarkable six-bedroom former B&B, Millwood Lodge.

A Grade II listed building boasting an effortless blend of contemporary and traditional décor, Millwood Lodge makes for an idyllic base for a group celebration to this picturesque region.

Park up on the spacious driveway before unloading your belongings and making your way through the well-kept garden and stepping inside your new home-from-home to begin your staycation.

Kick off your shoes as you step over the threshold and enter into the dining room, traditionally decorated with exposed stonework and flooded with light welcomed in through the wall of windows, providing a lovely spot to gather together with your loved ones with a seat at the grand dining table to tuck-in to a tasty meal.

Continuing through to the open-plan kitchen/diner, the designated chef will be delighted by the range of amenities provided, including an electric oven and ceramic hob for preparing home-cooked meals, as well as a handy dishwasher to assist with the cleaning up.

Escape the excitement and share a bottle of wine with your significant other at the charming window seat, adorned with shabby chic throw cushions for a truly homely ambiance, or settle down for the evening with a sumptuous spot in front of the warming woodburning stove in the snug sitting room.

Take the celebrations outdoors with a seat amongst the mature greenery of the enclosed garden, where you can toast a glass of fizz to an unforgettable holiday as the little ones burn off some steam with a ball game on the large lawn.

As the evening draws to a close, head back indoors where there are three well-presented bedrooms nestled on the ground-floor, with your choice between two king-size rooms and a double, each benefiting from access to its own en-suite and a television so you can catch up on your favourite show from the comfort of your covers.

Heading upstairs to the first floor you'll find three additional bedrooms, a super-king-size with an elegant free-standing bath and dressing area, perfect for getting ready in style, alongside another super-king-size and a.

Get better acquainted with your surroundings and take the short stroll from your doorstep into the heart of the nearby town of Dalton-in-Furness, where you'll find a selection of well-stocked convenience stores alongside a handful of delicious eateries, ideal for those days where you want a break from the kitchen.

Pack your bucket and spade and head to Roanhead Beach, where you can paddle the shores backed by the towering sand dunes, or if you'd prefer to stay on land, spend a fun-filled day out meeting the animals at the South Lakes Safari Zoo.

Jump in the car and journey to the Victorian town of Barrow-in-Furness, home to the 12th century ruins of Furness Abbey, here you can treat yourself to a spot of retail therapy at The Mall, immerse yourself in the fascinating industrial heritage at The Dock Museum, or test your swing with a game at Furness Golf Club, the third oldest links golf club in England.

Whilst you're in the area, be sure to embark on a two-footed adventure throughout the picturesque landscape of the Lake District National Park, where you can explore rugged fells, open water and scenic moorland via a plethora of walking, cycling and hiking trails.

For an unforgettable escape for all the family to Cumbria, choose a stay at Millwood Lodge.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Ulverston 10 miles; Windermere 26.9 miles.

A Victorian town with a proud heritage, Barrow-in-Furness is situated just where the Lakes meet the sea, at the south tip of Cumbria just to the north of Morecambe Bay. Influenced by the history of Britain’s shipbuilding, the town is set against the spectacular backdrop of the Lake District Mountains and surrounded by glorious beaches, fantastic scenery and wonderful coastal walks. As the Furness peninsula’s main shopping town, there are a wealth of leisure and tourist attractions, with an excellent range of cafes, bars and nightlife.

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Due to the proximity of the neighbours - guests are not permitted to have parties with excessive levels of noise. No Stag/Hen parties.

Off Road parking is for up to 4 cars - please be considerate to neighbours and park on the road with any additional vehicles.

Note: There are two steps leading up to the entrance to the property, as well as 1-2 steps internally leading up to the bedrooms, bathroom and conservatory; those with mobility concerns are asked to exercise caution.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas