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The Granary

Duddon Valley near Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 26019)


Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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

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29 Customer Reviews

  • "A good stay enjoyed our time there, it was very comfortable."

    A central location for exploring the Lake District and surrounding area. Limited mobile and WiFi coverage in the area but didn’t find that a problem. I would fully recommend a stay at the Granary.

    Reviewed by KennethMar 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage would highly recommend."

    The owner was really nice. We had a power cut and she could do enough for us bringing us candles and hot water

    Reviewed by DebraFeb 2022

  • "Only one toilet in the cottage, it was difficult when 5 people in the morning, skyescottaged."

    Co. Uk didn’t detail about there was a washing machine out in the garage , we pack a lot of clothes for this trips.

    Thank you for your review, the property is listed correctly as having one bathroom, I appreciate this may have been difficult for your party, but the information provided is correct. The washing machine is not mentioned on the listing, some owners prefer not to list some appliances in case they need to be removed or repaired, this would mean guests are let down or wish to cancel, having the washing machine available to guests is a bonus. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ChristopherSep 2021

  • "My answers are based in part on the limited options in the feedback form."

    The distances listed are based on Broughton in Furness town. This cottage is not located in Broughton-In-Furness town, it is located on the opposite side of Duddon Valley which is a reasonable distance (10 to 15 mins) from Broughton. As a result the distances are greater than listed. The hills, single track roads, locals who expect you to get out of the way and livestock also mean travel times are longer. We loved the location which is remote and you will get used to using the same narrow (in places) single track road to get to and from the farm. The property is listed as pet friendly. I think it’s fair to say the owners would rather pets did not attend. The lists relating to does and don’t particularly relating to dogs, while partly understandable mean your dog is really only welcome in the conservatory. Don’t let dogs upstairs, don’t let dogs in the bedrooms, don’t let dogs on the furniture, don’t let dogs in the garden off a lead, don’t let dogs foul on the grass in the garden, don’t let dogs scratch the polished wooden floor, don’t let dogs on carpeted areas. The garden is not inclosed so the dog has to be kept indoors or on a lead because of the livestock. I think it’s absolutely right that dogs are not allowed on the furniture, and asking that they are kept on a lead because of livestock is also completely understandable. However closing off the garden and being a little more understanding of pets would be a welcome addition to what is a lovely comfortable cottage in a stunning part of Cumbria.

    Reviewed by SamanthaAug 2021

  • "It was a lovely stay, fresh eggs and milk in the fridgge and wood burning fire was a very nice touch - thanks so much for having us."

    Reviewed by StephanieJun 2021

  • "The cottage was clean, comfortable and very spacious, situated in a lovely valley with beautiful views."

    Being slightly away from the main area of the lake district (on a single track road, but eadily accessable) it was lovey and peaceful and although it was on a working farm, the animals were not too noisy in the morning. Would recommend this cottage as a good base for exploring the beautiful lake district.

    Reviewed by DougJun 2021

  • "Great holiday, would be good idea to put small tv in bedrooms for kids, and people like ourselves who cant sleep with tv on in background."

    Other that that had a great stay.

    Reviewed by ElizabethMay 2021

  • "We had a lovely holiday at The Granary."

    Everything we needed and the owner was very helpful. We would stay here again.

    Reviewed by MarieOct 2020

  • "Fabulous forgot to write in the visitors book please pass on my thanks to Mrs ..."

    Fabulous forgot to write in the visitors book please pass on my thanks to Mrs Turner for a truly wonderful Christmas stay

    Reviewed by RebeccaDec 2019

  • "It's a good, clean, functional space."

    I can understand why others might have issues with the shower - power shower it isn't - but we'd read up and are used to country living, so this met our expectations. We were given plenty of firewood and were warm and comfortable on a long wet weekend of walking and biking. We were well looked after.

    Reviewed by JohnNov 2019

  • "This was our first time staying in a cottage and it was perfect, had everything we needed, great views, quite area, warm and cozy cottage."

    Loved our stay at the Granary would definatily recommend!

    Reviewed by LeahNov 2019

  • "The runnig water was very very very poor."

    that we had to move to the other house. therfor we had to leave the house one day before

    Reviewed by ShimonSep 2019

  • "Clean, spacious cottage with plenty of room for muddy boots and wet coats."

    A delicious homemade cake awaited us on arrival. Mrs Turner was very friendly and helpful. The bedrooms we're very spacious and comfortable and the kitchen was fully equipped. Great location for exploring the Western Lakes.

    Reviewed by PhillipAug 2019

  • "It was much more spacious than we expected."

    And we had homemade cake and fresh milk as a welcome gift, who h was a great touch.

    Reviewed by DaleJun 2019

  • "We had a lovely time with a group of friends in this cottage."

    Beautiful surroundings and lovely, warm cottage was exactly what we needed!

    Reviewed by FilipMay 2019

  • "The cottage was very nice and in a beautiful location."

    Rooms were very spacious so everyone could fit in comfortably. Overall the cottage was tidy and clean and we had a good holiday.

    Reviewed by TaherApr 2019

  • "House is well equipped, everything needed was available."

    Log fire was really lovely and the cottage overall was very comfortable. Access to look around the farm and see the workings, they are very helpful and your encouraged to look around (very nice)

    Reviewed by JanetMar 2019

  • "The house was cosy and provided everything we needed."

    The photos of the view didn't do it justice, the location was so much more beautiful in person. The house is in a very rural location so wouldn't be for everybody but was exactly what we wanted. We arrived to fresh cake in the fridge and where also pleased to find that the TV was connected to the wifi which meant we could watch Netflix in the evenings. A couple of things to note is that the shower water pressure wasn't very good & the smoke alarm in the kitchen got set off a couple of times when we where cooking even though we had the extractor fan switched on - other than this i'd highly recommend!

    Many thanks for your feedback. I am pleased to hear that you had a good stay. If you have a power shower at home this shower is gravity fed so will not have the same power but is more than functional. The heat detector in the kitchen has been checked by an electrician and is working fine. Property Owner

    Reviewed by LauraOct 2018

  • "The general comfort of the cottage was great beds really good sofas good but the things I would like to point out is the shower was absolutely terrible no pressure also it was disappointing that the woodburner glass was broken on one of the doors which then made the whole cottage smokey and made it unusable and we booked it to enable us to have this."

    The other negative was that dogs are not allowed on the garden which means you have to walk up the road each time which isn't ideal first and last thing, I wouldn't have booked it had i realised. The views are truly stunning from the cottage tho and although quite remote a lovely setting. Being welcomed with a gorgeous cake and milk on arrival. Will definately be returning to the Lakes as only touched the surface with gorgeous walks.

    Many thanks for your feedback. I can confirm that the wood-burner has now been replaced. As we state on the website - Cottage is on a working farm, dogs to be kept on a lead when outside but dogs 'are allowed' on the garden but we ask that you clean up after your dog. I am glad you enjoyed the cake and the views. Property Owner

    Reviewed by GillSep 2018

  • "Such a lovely spacious cottage in a beautiful location."

    Everything went very smoothly and efficiently. The owner was very pleasant and the homemade cake was a lovely surprise.

    Reviewed by AlisonSep 2018

  • "The Granary is a lovely cottage with open plan living area and all rooms are really big."

    The views are incredible from the patio and gravelled area beyond. On arrival there was a homemade Victoria sponge cake and jug of milk which was lovely! The kitchen has everything you need and a large fridge freezer, and we had Asda deliver shopping to the cottage soon after we arrived - very worthwhile! There were only 2 slight negatives to this property - the beds are really firm and we all found that our backs ached after a few nights. Although this property is advertised as dog friendly, our host told us not to let them use the garden as a loo and to take them for a walk. Everywhere else I’ve stayed, we’ve only been asked to pick up after our dogs which we would do anyway. When you’re on holiday, the last thing you feel like doing is taking a walk along the road with 2 lively dogs several times a day! Despite the loveliness of the property and location, had we known about this rule, we wouldn’t have stayed here. There is livestock everywhere and walking in the area was almost impossible unless dogs were on leads. In the Duddon valley below, we found lovely riverside spots to chill next to. Also, Silecroft beach is great for dogs or a beach horse ride!

    Reviewed by LinnetJul 2018

  • "The location and views were far better than the advert was able to convey, and exceeded our expectations."

    The owner was very friendly and welcoming. We had a great time, and it was an excellent place to stay with our 18 month old son.

    Reviewed by TimJun 2018

  • "The only thing that let this cottage down was the lack of a washing machine ..."

    The only thing that let this cottage down was the lack of a washing machine inside it was kept in the garage and no washing line but no doubt if needed Mrs turner would of let you use hers if it's peace and quiet with stunning views and local wildlife and great walks then this is the place for you the cottage is warm cosy homely with all that you need with a fresh cake and a jug of milk waiting for you on arrival

    Reviewed by J KMay 2018

  • "The Granary was a great place to stay."

    Cottage is equipped in everything a family with children may need - the kitchen especially. Rooms in the cottage are very spacious and bed/bedding is of a good quality. This together with the place being kept lovely and warm made out early April stay very pleasant. Log burner adds another lovely aspect to a relaxing stay. The views are breath taking! Please be prepared for a digital detox once in Lake District in general as the phone reception is not great however The Granary does have Wi-Fi so you can catch up on your daily fix in the evenings if needs be! Overall, we have had a great stay with 3 children and a dog. Highly recommend The Granary for your Lake District base.

    Reviewed by JoannaMar 2018

  • "The cottage is in a beautiful peaceful area on a working farm."

    The cottage itself is very clean, well equipped and homely.

    Reviewed by EmmaSep 2017



    Reviewed by StanJun 2017

  • "An amazing location with picturesque views that take your breath away!"

    Everything we needed was at hand within a perfectly resourced facility!

    Reviewed by LisaFeb 2017

  • "This cottage is in an extremely rural location which for us was perfect however future people considering this property should be aware of this as it wouldn't be for everyone."

    Reviewed by StuartNov 2016

  • "Very quiet and secluded place, nice walks, friendly welcome."

    Reviewed by NorbertSep 2016

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super king sized double (can be made into 2 singles beds by prior request to the owner, 1 x ground floor king, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Bike storage
  • Patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 miles
  • Note: Cottage is on a working farm, dogs to be kept on a lead when outside
  • Note: Mobile reception can be limited
  • Note: There are steps leading up to the front door
  • Note: No stag/hen parties or similar
  • Please note: bookings must fall between a Saturday and Saturday due to cleaning schedules

The property

Broughton-in-Furness 4 miles.

A detached cottage on a working farm, located in the heart of the Duddon Valley in the stunning Lake District with beautiful fell walks available from the door.

This comfortable cottage is located in beautiful surroundings with an abundance of wildlife to enjoy, ensuring a quiet and peaceful holiday.

This Duddon Valley cottage has extremely spacious accommodation and is ideal for families and friends who wish to enjoy time together.

This Duddon Valley cottage has one ground floor bedroom and two further first floor bedrooms.

The large open plan living accommodation has a lovely woodburning stove, a farmhouse-style kitchen and a lovely dining area.

There is also a conservatory with dining table with views across a gravelled area and the fells beyond.

Outside is a patio area and, being surrounded by beautiful countryside, there is plenty of space to explore.

The vibrant market town of Broughton-in-Furness is just a short drive away and has some lovely, traditional shops, plus excellent pubs.

The pretty hamlet of Seathwaite is close by and this is the gateway up the quieter side of the Lake District, with the Hardknott Pass and Wrynose Pass both running out of the valley.

Either side of the valley are stunning mountain ranges with lots of footpaths and bridleways to explore.

This Duddon Valley cottage offers lovely accommodation in beautiful, peaceful surroundings in a quiet, rural location.

Note: This property is near Ref. 26404, together they sleep 14.

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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 stag/hen parties or similar.
Please note: bookings must fall between a Saturday and Saturday due to cleaning schedules.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas