Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Broad Ing Cottage is situated on the edge of the village of Tirril, which nestles on the fringe of the Lake District National Park close to Ullswater and Penrith.

The cottage is deceptively spacious and is equipped to a very high standard.

All the rooms are on one level and overlook the pleasant rear garden or open fields.

The rear garden is fully paved and catches the sun from early morning to late afternoon making it perfect for al-fresco dining.

There is a comprehensive selection of garden furniture to aid your enjoyment of the tranquil location.

Being private and peaceful it is a perfect location for relaxing and therefore appeals to both couples and families alike.

Ullswater Lake with its spectacular views is two miles from the cottage, making it ideally situated for walking and sailing.

The market town of Penrith with all the necessary ammeneties is three miles away, and the village of Pooley Bridge which has a post office and general store is just two miles.

There is a traditional village pub - The Queens Head Inn - with log fire and a welcoming atmosphere. It is a five minute walk from the cottage and serves both bar and restaurant food. It also has a small shop with limited supplies.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 shower room
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5.26 km
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Penrith 5.86 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Fireplace, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Safe
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Spacious Lounge - overlooking the pleasant rear garden and open fields. TV, Free-view, DVD, video, music system. Wood burning stove.

Large Dining Kitchen - overlooking the rear garden and open fields, and also the Bistro garden to the side. Range of fully fitted units, built-in dishwasher, fridge, electric oven, hob, microwave, TV and music system.

Double Bedroom one - overlooking the Bistro garden; built-in wardrobes; TV and CD radio; hairdryer.
Double Bedroom two - overlooking the rear garden; built-in wardrobes; TV and CD radio; hairdryer.
Twin Bedroom three - overlooking the courtyard; fitted wardrobes; TV with DVD player; I-pod docking and CD radio; hairdryer.

House Bathroom - with separate large shower cubicle, bath, wash basin, WC and shaver point.
Shower Room - with single shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.

Utility Room - with washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, oil fueled central heating boiler, storage cupboards and drying area.

Further details outdoors

The rear garden is fully paved and has container pots and pleasant flower borders. It overlooks open fields and the fells beyond, even the Pennine range can be seen. It catches the sun from early morning to late afternoon and is therefore perfect for al-fresco dining as it is very private. There is a selection of garden furniture to assist your relaxation and help you to enjoy the peaceful location.

The Bistro garden is to the side of the property and is accessed from the kitchen/diner and is ideal for a quiet drink.

Private car parking for up to 3 cars.

Further details

Payment by cheque or cash. BACs transfer, Faster payment and Paypal. Account details on request from the owner.

The England region

Cumbria is a land of beauty and variety, from its busy cities and historic market towns to its stone and slate villages, each possessing their own character. Cumbria's landscape is so diverse with wild fells and high passes and endless views to stir the imagination.

As a visitor to the area, whether you are looking to enjoy the natural beauty of the Lake District, participate in the various outdoor activities, or experience the many aspects of Lakeland culture, the Ullswater area offers something for everyone to enjoy.

There are facilities for watersports including sailing, fishing and lake cruises. The surrounding fells provide easy low level walks and more challenging higher mountain walks. There is also mountain biking, rock climbing, golfing and horse riding locally.

The Lake District has a wealth of picture postcard villages and hamlets with shops, inns, cafes and restaurants to enjoy. There are many stately homes, historic sites, galleries, craft centres and garden centres to explore and visit.


Penrith is approximately 3 miles from Tirril and is the chief northern town of the Vale of Eden. It was for centuries the gateway to the north, south, east and west. Today, Penrith still thrives as a market town with many shops and services to be found along its mixture of narrow streets and busy thoroughfares.

Tirril and Sockbridge are sister villages sitting on the edge of the Lake District National Park near to Ullswater and the river Eamont. The poet William Wordsworth was familiar with the area as his grandfather lived at the 15th century Sockbridge House. His brother Richard, lived in Tirril and once owned the local pub - the Queen's Head Inn.

Local activities and attractions include - Rheged Discovery Centre, Eden Ostrich World, Dalemain House & Gardens,Ullswater Steam Boats, Larch Cottage Nurseries, Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre, Pony Trekking, The Alpaca Centre, Honister Slate Mine, Lowther Castle, Aira Force Waterfall, Greystoke Castle & Cycle Cafe.