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Garth's Lounge

Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 60km

Garth is a detached cottage nestled into a grassy bank with a quiet outdoor sitting area shaded by wild cherry trees. There are four bedrooms to sleep 6 people, a bathroom with bath & shower over, a second toilet and a separate shower room. The large open living area features a wood burning stove. This cottage has a dishwasher.

The cottage is one of five situated in the village of Great Salkeld with the pub 100 yds away, it has a local atmosphere and serves excellent food. The village offers tranquillity, yet there is easy access to the lakes and mountains of the Lake District, the Scottish Borders, Hadrian’s Wall also the many interesting villages of the Eden Valley and Northern Pennines. Local activities include: Walking, Cycling, Golf, Swimming, Sailing, Fishing or visiting the many attractions and Historic Sites of the Eden Valley and Cumbria.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Allonby 60 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newcastle (also Manchester and Liverpool) 101 km, Nearest railway: Penrith or Langwathby 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The property consists of two wings, one is the open-plan living area (with wood burning stove) and the other facilitates a double and twin bedroom with toilet room upstairs whilst on the ground floor there are two single rooms, a bathroom with bath (shower over) and a shower room.

Further details outdoors

The cottage is one of five situated in the village of Great Salkeld set in open plan gardens, to the rear of the cottage is a small paddock for recreation. Parking is available for several cars within the Wetheral Cottages hamlet.

Further details

Full Booking Conditions are available on our website. Our prices include all linen, towels, heat and light and free Wifi. We are unable to accept pets. Short Breaks are available, please see our website (immediate on-line booking available) or contact us direct by phone or email for availability.

The Cumbria/Lake District

The county of Cumbria includes the Lake District (a National Park), it’s mountains are a popular holiday destination, and offers a wide range of outdoor activities. It is famous not only for its lakes and its mountains (locally called fells) but also for its associations with poets, writers and painters (Wordswoth, Beatrix Potter, etc) All the land higher than three thousand feet above sea level, in England, lies within the Lake District including Scawfell Pike, the highest mountain in England. The Lake District also contains the deepest and longest lakes in England, (as well as the Biggest Liar). The Lake District has a long industrial history and there are many examples of mining still to be explored.

The Pennines which are to the east of Cumbria, has the highest point outside the Lake District, Cross Fell, and this is visible from Wetheral Cottages.

Carlisle and the Borders of Southern Scotland and England are within easy reach and of course through this area runs Hadrian’s Wall (a World Heritage site). The western Yorkshire Dales are also accessible. Wetheral Cottages lies at the heart of Cumbria and is an ideal base from which to explore the region.


Great Salkeld has a population of some 400 people and is centered round the old Primary School. Pub and Norman Church. The church tower houses a clock whose chimes can be heard in the distance. The village's long history is found not only in the church but also by the remains of a middle age castle and records of several droving routes. The pub, The Highland Drove, which is renowned for its food, was once the stopping place for the drovers, who's animals were watered at the Dub just outside the village and now home to rare Great Crested Newts. The cottages are a mere 100yds from the church and pub.

Penrith an attractive market town is the hub of the Eden Valley. It is an important shopping centre with an excellent mix of traditional, specialist shops and sophisticated arcades, where such items as famed Penrith toffee and fudge, the best of traditional Cumberland sausage and intriguing work of local artists and crafts people - are to be found. These together with the town's traditional Tuesday market provide something to keep the most avid shopper happy.

With its central location, wide selection of places to eat and in which to stay, Penrith makes the perfect base for exploring the Lakes, Eden Valley and North Pennines.

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11 Oct 2011


"A view from a bikers perspective !"

Just to offer a different perspective on the merits of Garth cottage.3 friends and I booked our 4 night break in Garth cottage with a view to spending the break touring around the Eden Valley, Lake Di… More

29 Sep 2011


"Lovely cottages, great location"

We booked this with a week to spare, and John the owner was helpful and responsive on the phone and my email. On arrival we (family of 5, including 1 child) were delighted with our cottage (Grant?), e… More

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