Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Rigg Cottage offers comfortable accommodation for up to 5 people and 1 dog in the beautiful and tranquil valley of Eskdale. It is handy for the village shop and local pub, with plenty of walks right from the front door.
Inside the cottage is spacious, the lounge and dining room have an open fire, keeping the property cosy on the cooler nights. The kitchen is well equipped, with the added bonus of washing machine and dishwasher. The cottage has 3 bedrooms, one with en-suite, making it perfect for families. Outside is a patio area and enclosed garden, giving you space to enjoy the country air! The property has Wifi, keeping you in touch with the outside world.
With lots to do in the Eskdale area, Rigg Cottage is perfect for an active break, providing a cosy and relaxing base, while boasting a perfect location for those that just want to escape it all.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Drigg 8 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newcastle 170 km, Nearest railway: Ravenglass 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
The cottage is tastefully furnished inside and has a fully equipped kitchen, dining room with an open fire, and sitting room with open fire. The main bedroom has en suite facilities and there is an additional bathroom with a shower above the bath. There are two further bedrooms - one single and one twin. There is a third toilet downstairs.
|Further details outdoors|
The garden looks out onto the Lakeland fells and is the perfect place to relax after a day on the fells (garden furniture provided).
The Cumbria/Lake District
You can always find a beautiful quiet spot in the Lake District and nowhere better for that than Eskdale. With dramatic mountains, pretty lakes, the native Herdwick sheep and a good range of local ales, the Lake District is a place to come back to time and time again.
Stretch your legs out with some fantastic ridge walks or get back to a long lost childhood just mucking about on the fellside making dens and having picnics. Go swimming in the cold rivers or take tea and cakes in one of the Lake District's many cafes. Visit a stately home and suffer from delusions of grandeur or scare yourself silly with an afternoon rock climbing up Napes Needle.
The changing seasons bring with them different highlights – Spring is a time of new life with baby lambs, Wordsworth's daffodils, and walks through bluebell woods. Summer brings it's own magic, either lazing by a lake or enjoying the view from the high mountain peaks. Beautiful Autumn colours hopefully bring along an Indian Summer and wild winter on the frosty fells, makes the most of an open fire and a seasonal glass of mulled wine.
You can always find a beautiful quiet spot in the Lake District and nowhere better for that than Eskdale. Aside from walking in Eskdale there is plenty to occupy both adults and children alike.
The Ravenglass and Eskdale steam railway follows a scenic seven mile route to the coast. Once at the coastal village of Ravenglass, Muncaster Castle is a short walk away and has wild gardens and an Owl Centre.
At Silecroft further up the coast you can go horse-riding along the beach, or if you prefer there is horse riding along the moors of Cold Fell.
Half an hour away is the bustling village of Coniston with its lake where you can take a rowing boat out, have a trip on a steam gondola or go canoeing.
Eskdale's nearest lake is Wastwater in Wasdale - the next valley along. This is a deep brooding lake surrounded by the high Wasdale mountains including Scafell Pike.
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8 May 2013
"A relaxing week away"
What a great house, great location and a fantastic week to re charge our batteries.Everything about our holiday was fully achieved.We planned on walks (short and long).With the Eskdal/Revenglass railw… More
14 Sep 2012
"a wet but enjoyable week in the lakes"
Lovely cottage with a homely atmosphere. Good range of equipment, bedding and towels. Garden needs some care and attention as rather overgrown which is a shame as could be lovely. Weather very wet so … More
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