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Southwaite Green in its setting
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Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Cockermouth, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Southwaite Green is in an area of peace and tranquillity in the Lorton Vale, almost mid-way between Cockermouth and Lorton both 2 miles away, Keswick is 9 miles to the east. Within a short drive are the less frequented western lakes Crummock, Loweswater, Buttermere and Ennerdale, winner of Britain's Best View. There are ample walking and cycling opportunities from the door and a wealth of shops and restaurants can be found in both Cockermouth and Keswick.

The properties sit on Paddle Beck giving a peaceful ambience together with 10 acres of grounds including newly planted woodland, wildlife meadow, pond and arboretum. Consequently there is an abundance of wildlife including deer, foxes, red squirrels, badgers and the occasional kingfisher that visits the beck.

Southwaite Green is a development of four properties that were converted...
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Listing #HL105909
About the Owner
Marna M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2009
Interaction with guests
I live on site and aim to be a good neighbour to all our guests, giving help and advice if you want it, but respecting your privacy if you don't.
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This cottage, in a small courtyard with its sisters, is in a peaceful, beautiful corner of the Lake District. The accommodation was perfect for 6 of us, beautifully equipped and comfortable. The grounds are pretty, with a lovely stroll to a stunning pond area, brilliant...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Perfect location for great walks around lakes and up the hills. Excellent restaurants nearby plus anything else you might need. The accommodation was perfect for our family of six adults and two dogs, very well equipped, comfortable, environmentally friendly in beautiful grounds with lots of...More

Thank Julie S
MarnaMcMillin, VR Owner at Beckside, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. I'm glad you had a good time. Marna

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Reviewed 5 May 2014

Absolutely beautiful location, alongside a beck, with a view of surrounding fields. We've stayed at Southwaite Green previously in other cottages, but this was our first time staying in Beckside. It's my new favourite of the cottages. Spotlessly clean, luxurious, comfortable beds, log burner in...More

1  Thank MrsH75
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No hen or stag parties please.
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Queens
    1 King
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: €206 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Each pet £20 per week or £3 per day. Towels, bed linen and energy all included in the price.
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About the neighbourhood
The lakes Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater are very close, Loweswater a nice walk, with Keswick and Borrowdale a short drive away over the Whinlatter pass. Hiking, climbing and other outdoor pursuits are very popular, with many walks made famous by the Wainwright series of guidebooks. The C2C bike route passes close to the cottage, so bring your bikes or hire them in Cockermouth, but be prepared for hills.

Cockermouth is one of the few towns in the Lakes that retain its traditional look and feel, with individual independent shops on the tree-lined main street giving the town great character. There is also a farmers' market in the market square the first Saturday of each month.

Wordsworth was born here and his house is a National Trust property, with staff dressed for the 18th...
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Getting around
You really are better off with a car here. We are in the country, quiet and peaceful and a bit off the beaten track, but only 10 minutes from Cockermouth and 20 minutes from Keswick over Whinlatter Pass.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 145.0 km
Railway: Maryport: 16.0 km
Ferry: North Shields: 185.0 km
Budget airlines fly to Manchester, Newcastle or Liverpool.

From there trains run to Penrith and then buses to Cockermouth.

We can arrange a taxi transfer for you from Cockermouth. Or hire a car from the airport or from Penrith railway station.

Bike hire is available in Cockermouth.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 25.0 km.
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