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The Bothy

Ulpha near Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 923622)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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16 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Sully

    “Every thing was absolutely fine , met all our expectations and would certainly stay again .”

    The dogs had some great walks , thank you

    The dogs had some great walks , thank you

    - Mrs Sully, August 2020

The property

Ulpha 3 miles and Broughton-in-Furness 6 miles.

This romantic cottage is situated high on Birker Fell, opposite the owner's home, three miles from the pretty hamlet of Ulpha in the stunning Duddon Valley, Lake District.

This lovely cottage is surrounded by magnificent scenery and is the perfect cottage for a romantic break and ideal for those who enjoy walking.

This cosy cottage provides lovely accommodation with a first floor open plan living area with a woodburner, whilst downstairs there is a double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom with feature slipper bath.

The whole cottage has a feel of delightful charm and character.

Stepping outside, there is an enclosed pretty garden with spectacular views towards Scafell Pike.

Even at night, the sky is enchanting with stars twinkling down.

This cottage is so magical you may never want to leave!

If you do manage to escape there are endless fells and footpaths to explore.

The beautiful Duddon Valley is one of the most peaceful and pretty valleys in the Lake District with a superb country inn at Seathwaite which serves delicious food.

Explore the Wasdale Valley where you will find the cute St Olaf’s church and England’s deepest lake, Wastwater with the magnificent Scafell Pike as a backdrop.

Wasdale Head is one of the most photographed spots in England, and Eskdale valley is only three miles away.

All year round this fabulous cottage will be a cosy retreat and the memories will stay with you long after you leave.


  • One ground floor double bedroom with en-suite slipper bath, basin and WC
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner
  • Electric central heating with woodburner
  • Microwave available on request.Gas oven and hob, fridge, shared washing machine and tumble dryer in owner's home on request
  • TV with full Sky, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 4 miles
  • Note: No children
  • Note: Steep stairs and low beams, care should be taken
  • Note: There are steps leading up to the front door
  • Note: Limited mobile reception in property and surrounding area
  • Note: This property is remote but accessible Note: Check in time for this property is 16:00

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About the location


Millom 7.5 miles; Coniston 9 miles; Ulverston 9.5 miles.

Dating back to the 11th century, Broughton-in-Furness is situated in the south western corner of the Lake District and is just six miles from Coniston Water. There is much to please the visitor such as a pretty, cobbled square complete with a splendid horse chestnut tree, enclosed by shops, pubs and homes, many of them Georgian in origin. The village provides an ideal base for a walking or climbing holiday, with ample opportunity to explore the rugged beauty of the Duddon Valley and the quieter Lake District fells. Norman Nicholson, one of Britain's finest 20th century poets and William Wordsworth, both immortalised this area in their writing and poetry. The village was home to Branwell Bronte, brother of the Bronte sisters, for a short time. The Furness railway line runs from nearby Foxfield and makes for an ideal day out, travelling the west coast of Cumbria. Set amidst the charm of the Lake District and close to the sea, this attractive town makes an inspiring choice from which to further explore a magical heartland of silver lakes, lofty towering peaks and lonely, heather-clad moors.

Region Information

Note: No children.
Check in time - 16:00

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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