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Woodville Cottage

(Ref. 1075309)

Cockermouth, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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12 Customer Reviews

  • "The description of the property needs amending on the website as there is no longer a ground floor bedroom."

    This may be misleading for less able hirers. otherwise this is an excellent property, well equipped, and spacious and nearby to all amenities

    Thank you for your recent feedback, we can confirm that the configuration has changed so that the bedrooms are all on the first floor and the living area all on the ground floor. We would love to welcome you back and are glad you enjoyed staying in Woodville Cottage - Owner Relations. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tina4.7Oct 2023

  • "Great property and very near the town centre with easy access to all shops and equal distance to the lakes and sea."

    Our only problem was we had an elderly relative with us who uses a stair lift at home and we booked the property thinking it had a downstairs bedroom and toilet. It didn't the owner had changed the rooms around so the listing was out of date. We did have two grandsons who helped bring a single bed downstairs so it all worked out well and the owner was informed. Apart from this glitch the holiday was fantastic and I would recommend the property and Sykes have always been good too.

    Reviewed by Diane4.1Aug 2023

  • "Woodville cottage was very clean and comfortable and is situated in a very good location close to amenities"

    Reviewed by Janet4.7Jul 2023

  • "An excellent property."

    This is our second visit and I'm sure we'll be back. Before I visited the property I got an email saying that the downstairs sitting room was now a bedroom but this was not the case. It didn't effect us at all but just to let you know.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0May 2023

  • "We had a lovely holiday at Woodville Cottage."

    It was the ideal location for easy access to the town of Cockermouth and for good walking in the area. The kitchen is very well equiped, we cooked Christmas lunch and every utensil or dish we required was there. A great time was had by all.

    Reviewed by Muriel5.0Dec 2022

  • "Very well equipped and very clean house."

    A few issues need attention: 1. Lid on outside paper recycling bin has piece missing so contents get wet when it rains 2. A bin collection calender would be useful as the glass & cans bin was almost full when we arrived so had clearly not been put out for the last collection. We only found out which bin was collected the week we were there by consulting the Allerdale website 3. The heating system appeared to have a mind of it's own - it was fairly mild when we were there but we came home a couple of times to find it was on - some instructions would be useful.

    Reviewed by Martin4.7Oct 2022

  • "Great location, great property."

    Had a lovely week

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Oct 2022

  • "We staying there in August 2022 it was a fantastic location for our family."

    . House was clean and spacious the beds were really comfortable and the garden is fully enclosed…

    Reviewed by Andrew4.4Aug 2022

  • "We’ve had an amazing week at Woodville Cottage, perfectly located just off the centre of town, the space and facilities were ideal for families."

    A perfect base for 3 generations of our family to get together. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jul 2022

  • "This is one of the nicest holiday homes I have ever stayed in."

    It was very well equipped and in a lovely location. Within walking distance of Cockermouth town centre yet very quiet. Very convenient for visiting Keswick and the northern lakes area. I will be recommending it to my friends.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Apr 2022

  • "The house was beautiful,clean well worth the money we all loved it sooooo much."

    Had everything there that we needed,definitely hoping to stay there again one day.Ps I have lost a mum bracelet and mum earrings at the house if found can u return to me and I will pay for it.thank u.

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Apr 2022

  • "It was a great stay , lovely house with modern amenities."

    It had everything we could ask for.and in a good location for all amenities.... Could I recommend having some instructions to use the oven , washing machine ,dryer and the television please . I would highly recommend staying here .

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Mar 2022

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.


  • Four bedrooms: First Floor: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 2 x doubles, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor wet room with walk-in shower, basin, WC
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • Dining room
  • Separate lounge and smaller sitting room.
  • Gas central heating
  • 2 Televisions
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and Highchair available upon at booking
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars available
  • Rear enclosed patio
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • 5 minutes walk to shops and pub
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am.

The property

Nestled in the Georgian market town of Cockermouth in Cumbria is this spacious, four-bedroom detached house, Woodville Cottage.

Boasting a superb location just a short distance away from the Lake District National Park and close to all local amenities, Woodville Cottage is a fantastic dwelling for a group or family of eight looking to explore the Lake District.

Park up in one of two convenient off-road parking spaces, before unloading your bags and stepping into your new home-from-home.

Be welcomed into the first of two sitting rooms where you can look forward to evenings curled up on the sofa as you enjoy the evenings entertainment courtesy of the TV.

As you start to feel peckish, make your way into the kitchen/diner, where you can conjure up a delicious feast for your guests, utilising the double electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave, as well as a handy dishwasher for an easy clean up!

Gather around the dining table to tuck-in to a hearty meal, as the wine is poured, and plans are made for the days ahead.

After your meal, you can make sure the little ones are entertained in the second sitting room, where they can snuggle up and watch their favourite film on the TV, whilst you enjoy evening drinks out on the patio.

Completing the ground-floor is a wet room, ideal for guests with limited mobility and a double bedroom.

As the evening draws to a close, head up to the first floor where you will find four well-presented bedrooms, a king-size with en-suite shower room, two doubles and a twin, each with plenty of storage and served by a beautiful bathroom, ideal for blissful morning soaks with your favourite book.

Explore the local town, where you will be spoilt for things to do right on your doorstep, including the National Trust site of Wordsworth House and Garden, where you can explore the interior of the famed poet’s home, along with two delightful art galleries where you can peruse an excellent selection of art walks, and picturesque walks along the River Derwent.

For the keen putters in your party, Cockermouth Golf Club is the place to be, offering a marvellous 18-hole course with glorious views over the valley to Lorton Fells.

Just a short drive away is Bassenthwaite Lake, where you can take to the waters and explore via boat, kayak, canoe and paddle board.

If that’s not your thing, beautiful walks are available around the lake, as well as great fishing opportunities to hook your catch of the day!

Near to the lake and promising a fun-filled day out is the Lake District Wildlife Park offering over 100 species of wildlife within a 25-acre park, there is also the fantastic Mirehouse Gardens, a grand manor home with gardens just waiting to be explored!

Head further into the Lake District National Park to Keswick, home to the Derwent Pencil Museum, the Theatre By The Lake and the Derwent Island and House.

For a getaway to the Lakes like no other, choose Woodville Cottage.

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About the location


Bassenthwaite Lake 7 miles; Keswick 13 miles.

The small country market town of Cockermouth is situated in the quiet north-western part of the Lake District, a largely undiscovered and unspoilt area, yet only 13 miles from Keswick. The town is famous as the birthplace of both William Wordsworth and Fletcher Christian (of Mutiny on the Bounty fame) and Wordsworth’s Georgian family home, on the main street, is now a popular visitor attraction, owned by the National Trust. Cockermouth offers a good variety of shops, pubs and places to eat, but (of course) the main attraction of the area is the beautiful scenery and excellent walking in the northern lakes – Bassenthwaite Lake, Ennerdale Water and Derwent Water.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas