£131 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Heads Nook Hall Cottage – Home 267755 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 48 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from manager


This Luxury 4 Star Gold Award Self Catering Cottage is the ideal base for visiting this outstanding area of Britain. The Lake District is one hour away, Gretna Green 30 minutes and the Roman Wall 20 minutes to the north. We are located 10 minutes from junction 43 of the M6. Guests staying at the Cottage have complimentary use of the local Leisure Club (4 Miles).

Breakfast isalso available as a option in Heads Nook Hall B&B (*optional/additional charge)

Further details indoors

-Fully Gas central heating with under floor heating in the lounge
-Luxury modern fitted kitchen with Dishwasher / Induction Hob / Fridge Freezer /Dual Ovens and Microwave
-Bathroom with large Shower, Bidet and Bath
-Bedrooms one with King Size bed, the other with two singles. Both contain flat screen TV’s with integral DVD players.
-Lounge with Double glazed 180 degree windows on to the grounds, the garden has a variety of wildlife including Red Squirrels, Pheasants, and Deer. There is a Home cinema system consisting of 42” Plasma TV with FreeSat and surround Sound and Blue Ray Player.
-An iPod Docking Station provides audio to stereo speakers in any/or all of the Rooms in the Cottage.
-Access to Utility room with Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer.
-Drying Facilities / Storage for Rods available on request/ Fish Freeezer
-Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the Cottage

Further details outdoors

-There are plenty of woodland walks within the eight acres of grounds owned by the family.
-The Patio area can be accessed from both the Kitchen and Lounge and is ideal for barbeques and al fresco dining.
-The Cottage has its own reserved Parking area for 2 – 3 cars immediately in front of the building.
-Guests staying at the Cottage have complimentary use of the local Leisure Club (4 Miles).

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Fax machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

As it is a country area you really need to have a car to see the many sites - Roman Wall - Lake District

Interaction with guest

We will be on hand when you arrive to hand over the keys and give you a tour of the Cottage. Show you how the heating / Appliances all work. Should you need assistance during your stay a Telephone in the Cottage will all ow you to call the main Hall


Check in time: 14:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Pets are allowed with an additional charge of £25.00 per dog per stay.
No Stag or Hen parties are allowed


About the manager

Malcolm Murray
Calendar updated:
16 Jan 2021
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 28 Sep 2012. Located in Carlisle, it has 28 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £602 to £842.

The property’s calendar was last updated on 16 Jan 2021.


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Guest reviews

28 reviews

Very Good

“Fantastic customer care...”

Reviewed 31 Jul 2020

Carol, Once again, many thanks for your fabulous and caring customer care gesture. We though we had lost our break in your beautiful cottage, due to circumstances out with our control and especially … More

“Simply Amazing”

Reviewed 29 Dec 2019

I stayed at this amazing little cottage from christmas eve to boxing day with my mum. It was just the most amazing relaxed cosy christmas’s we have ever had.. from arriving to homemade mince pie… More

“Hidden gem, impressive cottage”

Reviewed 7 Nov 2019

Hidden Gem, spectacular cottage We did stay in here 4 nights visiting different areas of the Lake District. We were welcome by Carol in a very friendly manner, explaining us how the facilitates … More

“Exceptional holiday cottage - a real home from home”

Reviewed 21 Aug 2019

This a wonderful place to stay if you want to be in the Carlisle area. We have family nearby, so we returned to Heads Nook Cottage Aug 19....this time with the two girls now being aged 3 and 6! We … More

“Relaxing in great surroundings”

Reviewed 30 Sep 2018

Ideal position to visit attractions such as Hadrian’s Wall, Gretna Green and a little drive to the Lakes. Cottage offers the chance to chill out. It was clean, very well equipped and we received a warm welcome from Malcolm. PS if you are interested in military aircraft especially the Vulcan visit Solway Aviation museum at Carlisle airport.

“A beautiful cottage”

Reviewed 29 Jul 2018

We had a superb stay at this large cottage, not far from Hadrien's Wall, within beautiful grounds and ample parking. The cottage is very well designed and decorated with everything that you could… More

Response from the manager Many thanks for the positive review. Glad that you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and your visit to Cumbria. Malcolm

“Another excellent stay!”

Reviewed 17 Apr 2018

Could only stay one night but so wished it could have been longer. Staff, room, food and location were all outstanding.

“Great location, beautiful property and wonderful welcome from Malcolm Murray”

Reviewed 26 Jan 2018

The location is great; very quiet from the buzz of London. The walks were amazing and the local pubs which were recommended were great. Malcolm was very welcoming; he couldn’t do enough to help.… More

Response from the manager Thanks for the 5 star review! So glad you enjoyed your stay at the Cottage and the recommended walks and pubs. Malcolm

“Head nooks Hall”

Reviewed 9 Jan 2018

The cottage we booked was very nice, this was our honeymoon and it was very enjoyable 4 days. Everything about the cottage was perfect, the rooms were magnificent, the living room was excellent and Ma… More

Response from the manager That's for the brilliant review! So glad you enjoyed staying. All the best Malcolm

“Photos don't do it justice”

Reviewed 11 Dec 2017

Just returned from a weekend stay at the lovely Heads Nook Cottage. We struggled to find it initially despite SAT NAV but phoned and the ever helpful Bill gave us some last directions and met us on a… More

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You can also request a quote from the property manager through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

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If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call the property manager before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How can I retract my booking request?

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How do I cancel my booking?

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How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send the property manager a message.

If the property manager agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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