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Lovely, peaceful and well equipped cottages

We had a lovely stay at Mickle Rigg cottage in May 2023. The cottage was cosy but fitted out to a very high standard and had everything we needed. The cottage had a lovely big terrace with seating and hot tub and we were able to enjoy the lovely weather. Our dog was made to feel very welcome and enjoyed the garden and surrounding fields.

The cottages are set in a beautiful area and we really enjoyed the traffic-free 20-25 minute drive down to the northern lakes at Keswick, Blencathra and Skiddaw. We’ve stayed closer to Windermere/Ambleside in the past but preferred the peace at Monkhouse, even if it meant a longer drive.

laura w
Date of stay May 2023

Relaxing break

Beautiful setting, excellent cottage all you would need for a stay. The hot tub was gorgeous even in November. Lovely welcome. Didn’t use all the facilities on offer , pool room/table tennis or spa located 5 miles away. We just wanted a quiet relaxing weekend abd it was perfect.

Deb T
Date of stay: November 2022

Great stay, lots of walks, pubs and sightseeing

Really nice vibe, private location and very clean. Hot tub was a great addition to a lovely cottage. Close to Keswick and ullswater. Pooley bridge is a must visit little village. Would definitely return to monk house when coming back to the lakes.

Nicholas S
Date of stay: September 2022

Beautiful Cottage

Stayed for a long weekend, Gemma was fantastic and showed us round our cottage on arrival.
Welcome pack was also waiting for us.
Cottage is beautiful, very traditional with lots of original stone walls.
Lovely and clean and has everything you need.
Hot tub on balcony gives splendid views over the countryside.
Lovely and peaceful and great for pets.
Thank you so much x

Liesl H
Date of stay: September 2022