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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This house is truly amazing. Expensive but worth every penny. My family and I had a ball. The owners were helpful and informative as well as lovely. The views were so gorgeous and Cockermouth had everything that we needed. Home deliveries from Asda made our lives easier. Brilliant and safe for children. Right in the middle of the lakes so...

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Leyland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2015

25 of us stopped at the Old Homestead for a long week end. The owners where there to great us on the day of arrival and gave those first to arrive a guided (and very useful) tour of the home. On arrival there is ample parking for circa 10 cars and when you walk into the property you will be...

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1Thank Mokolpop
Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

We had a weekend surprise special birthday celebration. All ages and all sorts of health and ability levels. What a great weekend. The accommodation is to a very high standard. All ensuite. Amazing views. The owners were so helpful with all information I asked for. Minor issue with kitchen lights and it was resolved in no time and without any...

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Warwickshire
Reviewed 19 September 2012

We booked the Old Homestead for a friends get together over a long weekend. The property itself is excellent and is set in some beautiful countryside. The photos on the website really don't do it justice. It has a real premium feel to it without losing the rustic ambience that a stay in the lakes should have. Location wise the...

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2Thank WalkersFox
England
Reviewed 26 May 2012

This is a fantastic place to escape to. The rooms are all huge. Large wet room showers, under floor heating, real fires, top notch leather furniture. Pure luxury :)

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1Thank Lucinda_lay
birmingham
Reviewed 29 April 2011

We have just spent 2 nights in this wonderful B&B the place is fantastic, spotless and the hosts are a lovely couple and nothing is too much trouble. The views are outstanding and if the weather is good you can sit outside with a drink from the honesty bar and just chill. Breakfast is superb! We have booked a return...

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1Thank dodhead
Muskoka
Reviewed 2 September 2009

Great location to go for a walk, take a motor trip through the English Lake District, dine at excellent nearby restaurants or relax in a leather couch and sip a glass of wine that is available on the honour system. Delicious breakfast served by Zan and Jane.

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1Thank MayaMuskoka
Coventry
Reviewed 28 August 2009

Stayed at the Old Homestead with family and friends for a long weekend whilst attending a wedding in Bassenthwaite, We had a fantastic time, Rooms were immaculate and the breakfast was outstanding with lotsof choice. Zen and Jane were the perfect hosts and nothing was too much trouble. It felt like a home from home. Beautiful surroundings added to the...

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1Thank CJLCoventry
Warwickshire
Reviewed 19 July 2009

The Old homestead is an excellent place to stay for anybody of any age! With a warm welcome,the hosts Zen and Jayne were very friendly and helpfull. The old homestead has been stunningly renovated and oozes olde world charm. Situated in the Lake District this gem is an ideal place for back packers/cyclists and boasts great views. I also like...

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Constance
Reviewed 16 June 2009

The second time we´ve stayed at The Old Homestead has been as pleasant as the first time (2006) and service / friendliness have further improved since then. This authentically restored farmhouse B&B is a rather comfortable understatement hideaway with magnificent views of Lake District Mountains, still being close to Cockermouth. The interior is tastefully furnished and rooms are clearly above...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Old Homestead

Address: | Head of Lorton Vale, Cockermouth CA13 9TW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Cockermouth
Price Range: €83 - €107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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The Old Homestead Cockermouth, Lake District
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