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Beech Tree Yard Cottage


Excellent 5/5 Score from 7 reviews

Comfortable lounge for relaxing.

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Beech Tree Yard Cottage is a delightful mid-terrace property built c1850 and has been tastefully refurbished to a very high standard.

Located just outside the Lake District National Park in the quiet village of Blennerhasset, convenient for the Solway Coast, Hadrian's Wall and the North Pennines.

The owners live locally and service the cottage to a high standard, ensuring your stay is a comfortable and enjoyable experience. The cottage is an ideal getaway for one or two people looking for an escape from the normal routine. The cottage has its own "Secret Garden" located a flat walk, just four minutes away, there you will find a decked area with loungers, chimenea and barbeque.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Allonby 14 km
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 4.2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newcastle 125 km, Nearest railway: Carlisle 30 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Cumbria/Lake District

The Lake District is the honeypot for most people but the northern reaches of Cumbria have even more to offer. The cottage is ideally situated for easy journeys to the coast and the Solway Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) for example. Silloth, Allonby and Maryport each have their own charm, for the watersport, walking, wildlife and tranquillity.

Or why not venture to the North Pennines AONB for wild landscapes, Cross Fell being the highest point of the Pennine Chain. Alston and Appleby are two villages of character well worth visiting. In this backdrop runs the famous Settle to Carlisle railway where you can travel in style on one of the many steam specials which visit the area.

Hop over the border to Dumfries & Galloway for a memorable day out, Gretna Green and Annan offer diverse interests or just a little further is Kippford an amazing village with good pubs, walks and views. You will find the climate around the Solway Firth very different with plenty of sunny days when the rest of northern England is shrouded in mist, the sunsets around here are truly amazing.

If cities are your thing try Carlisle with its established Roman connection, Tullie House is the place to go or amble around the magnificent Cathedral and for the shopper the Lanes offers diversity. From Carlisle you can catch the AD122 bus which follows Hadrian's Wall and stops off at many, if not all, the fabulous historic Roman remains.

If it is adventure you are looking for then Keswick is the best destination. Mountain Biking, Gyhll Scrambling, Guided Walks, Climbing and Canoeing are all well catered for. Derwentwater is Keswick's lake, enjoy a cruise around or hire a rowing boat or simply walk the full lake round.


The splendid market town of Cockermouth is one of the jewels of northern Cumbria. A vibrant place to visit with its connection to William Wordsworth and the National Trust owned property, Wordsworth House his place of birth, is well worth a visit.

Many shops in the town are independently run with a huge diversity of outlets and you can be assured a friendly welcome. Good restaurants, pubs, cafes and bistros allow the choice for a pleasant lunch or dinner an easy decision to make.

Located on the very edge of the National Park it makes for a prime stop off point when making your way to the quieter side which is the Western Lake District. A short drive away are the quiet lakes of Crummock Water, Buttermere and Ennerdale Water, all supremly tranquil and perfect for walks through areas with abundant wildlife.

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2 Sep 2014


"quiet, cosy cottage, very close to some great places to visit"

quiet cosy cottage with everything you need, loved the log fire.beautiful unspoilt and peacefull coastline, we especially liked seeing the ospreys at bassenthwaite lake.… More

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed the cottage, Lake District and our wonderful coast. Would like to welcome you back sometime.

21 Aug 2014


"Lovely cottage in a pretty village"

Thanks to Mike and Sue for such a comfortable cottage. Everything a traveller could need was provided for at Beech Tree Yard cottage in the Lakes District. The brochure folder was especially helpful… More

Thank you very much for your review and kind comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at our cottage, we try our best to provide for visitors so that their stay is a positive one. We hope you may wish to visit the Lake District again and welcome you to stay at our cottage.

18 Aug 2014


"Lovely place to stay"

Myself and my partner stayed here for a weekend in August and thought the value was great. We had everything we could need in the cottage and it was clean and tidy. The nearist shop is a short drive t… More

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again.

22 Apr 2014


"Excellent, homely and well equipped cottage."

The cottage was perfect for our stay. All recently done up and tastefully decorated. Efficient new central heating system and dishwasher made everything very easy and convenient. Everything worked per… More

Thanks for the review, we are pleased your stay was a good one. We try hard to add that personal touch for everyone who stays. Hope to see you again.

29 Jun 2013


"Wonderful relaxing break"

We stayed at the cottage for four nights for my husbands birthday, the cottage is very well equipped, modern with a lovely log fire and central heating. It's in a quite location near to Keswick a… More

4 Apr 2013


"Lovely cosy cottage, home from home."

Visited this lovely cottage in November, really cosy with the log fire and central heating. The cottage is very well equiped and spotlessly clean, it feels like home from home. Fresh eggs and meat av… More

26 Mar 2013


"The Perfect Hideaway"

Outside, the quintessential English country cottage in a quiet country village. Inside, a tasteful combination of old-world charm and modern requirements. No phone, no pool, no pets, which is just how… More

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