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(Ref. 1154054)

Dolphinholme near Galgate, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

Tourist Board rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Three bedrooms
  • 1 x ground-floor double, 2 x double
  • Bathroom with a freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area, and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • 200 acres of grounds with ponds and river, patio with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog is welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.7 miles, pub 0.7 miles
  • Note: Children and pets to be supervised due to pond and river on grounds
  • Note: Stables for two horses are available on request please contact the owner for further information
  • Note: Electrical cars can not be charged at the property

The property

Balloo is a charming holiday cottage nestled within 200 acres of grounds, in the quaint village of Dolphinholme near Galgate, Lancashire.

With en-suite facilities and close proximity to the Forest of Bowland AONB, this delightful property offers a tranquil retreat for guests.

The enchanting Balloo cottage beckons you to explore its three beautifully appointed bedrooms, including a welcoming ground-floor double and two additional doubles on higher floors.

The serene bathroom offers a relaxing freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin, and WC for your convenience.

For added comfort, a convenient cloakroom boasting a basin, heated towel rail, and WC is available for guests.

The open-plan living area is a hub of relaxation, incorporating a fully-equipped kitchen, inviting dining area, and cozy sitting area where you can unwind after a day of exploring the stunning surroundings.

Step outside onto the 200 acres of grounds, where you can wander amidst picturesque ponds and a meandering river, or simply relax on the patio with furniture, soaking in the peaceful ambiance of the countryside setting.

Explore the charming village of Dolphinholme near Galgate with its picturesque surroundings and tranquil atmosphere, perfect for leisurely walks and peaceful moments in nature.

Nearby, you can visit the historic town of Carnforth, known for its iconic railway station featured in the film Brief Encounter.

Just a short drive away is the vibrant city of Lancaster, where you can explore the historic castle, stroll along the canal, and discover the bustling market town.

For a taste of the Lake District, head to Kendal, the gateway to the stunning national park, where you can enjoy outdoor adventures, visit quaint shops, and indulge in local delicacies.

With so much to see and do in the surrounding area, a stay at Balloo cottage promises a memorable countryside retreat in the heart of Lancashire.

Note: This property can be booked with refs. 1154045, 1154049, 1154051, and 1154052, sleeping up to 24 guests.

Wyreside Hall

These welcoming holiday homes sit on the beautiful 200-acre grounds of Wyreside Hall, just outside of the stunning city of Lancaster. Having been thoughtfully converted from a number of coach houses to provide homely and tasteful accommodation, they are perfect for groups of couples and friends seeking a break exploring the wondrous coastline, countryside and fascinating towns that lie close by. The sleeping arrangements have been designed with couples in mind as every bedroom hosts a double bed, with some rooms benefiting from luxurious en-suites. The main living areas are open and refreshing, providing comfortable sitting areas, social dining spaces and well-equipped kitchens hosting a range of high-quality amenities to set you up perfectly for your break in the wonderful North West of England. All of the bathroom facilities across these five excellent hideaway cottages are finished to the most exquisite standards with contemporary touches bringing a real touch of class. Take some time to stroll leisurely through the 200 acres of serene grounds surrounding these cottages, you can explore the extensive lawns, ponds and even fish on the river. For shopping, drinking and eating, head to the nearby city of Lancaster which displays some wonderful architecture along with a number of attractions to enjoy. The Forest of Bowland is close by for outdoor enthusiasts, while the seaside town of Morecambe is also close by for a memorable day at the beach. Five quality cottages designed to bring you and your loved ones together.

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About the location


Lancaster 3.7 miles; Carnforth 12.9 miles; Kendal 26.9 miles.

Galgate is a charming village located in Lancashire, England, nestled along the banks of the scenic River Conder. This picturesque locale offers visitors a peaceful retreat with a mix of natural beauty and historical charm. While in Galgate, you can take leisurely walks along the riverbanks, enjoy a picnic in the lush green parks, or explore the quaint village with its historic architecture and inviting pubs. Just a short drive away, you'll find the bustling city of Lancaster, where you can visit the majestic Lancaster Castle, the enchanting Williamson Park with its butterfly house, and the Lancaster Maritime Museum. For nature enthusiasts, the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is also within easy reach, offering opportunities for hiking, birdwatching, and cycling in a stunning, rural landscape. Whether you seek relaxation in Galgate or adventure in the surrounding areas, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this part of Lancashire.