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  • Cumbria Tourism Quality Charter
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 3 units £120-£1200 pupw sleeps 2-7

Swallows Nest

Swallows Nest

Swallows Nest


    Family with Young Children William Brown
    Dunoon, United Kingdom
    18 February 2012
    Rated as 5 out of 5

    “Fantastic, couldn't have been better.”

    The cottage is in the perfect location, traanquil and surrounded by beautiful hills yet a short walk to the local pub, serving delicious food and great ales. The village of Broughton is only a 5 minute drive away and has all the facilities you would want for a relaxing break.

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    Nestling in The Lickle Valley, Broughton Mills, 3 miles from Broughton-in-Furness, and just six miles from Coniston, are three unique warm and inviting self-catering holiday cottages, Swallows Nest a spacious three bedroomed cottage sleeping 1-8 people, Lind End Cottage and Hobkin Cottage both sleeping 1-2 people + cot.

    Swallows Nest is wheelchair accessible and has a groundfloor bedroom with en-suite wetroom, fully equipped kitchen, dining area, comfortable lounge with leather sofas, television, real log fire and underfloor heating. Two further family bedrooms to first floor with bathroom. Outdoor seating.

    Lind End Cottage is a modern one bedroomed barn conversion, lounge, kitchen,dining room, with bespoke double bedroom, shower, toilet and wash hand basin. Heated by air-source heat pump. Seating to the front of cottage.

    Hobkin Cottage is part of a 17C farmhouse and is groundfloor accommodation, lounge with real log fire, fully equipped kitchen, shower room and double bedroom. Electric heating throughout. Garden and summerhouse.

    The cottages are an excellent base from which to walk, cycle or explore the lakes and coast.

    Wi-Fi available in the cottages. All have off road parking with rural views. Sorry no pets.

    Nearby the well know Blacksmiths Arms provides good food and real ale.

    Children welcomeRadioTelevisionIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingDogs/pets NOT acceptedDisabled facilitiesCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesFreezerMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedWorking farmDVD playerCD playerHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal firesDrying facilitiesWashing machine

    Children welcome from any age.


    Hobkin Ground Farm,
    Broughton Mills,
    LA20 6AU

    01229 716338


    Hobkin Ground Farm,
    Broughton Mills,
    LA20 6AU



    Plan route to Hobkin Holiday Cottages using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: SD 227908  Lat: 54.30693 Long: -3.18950

    Leave Broughton-In-Furness on A593 Coniston road, 1 mile turning to left for Broughton Mills. Follow road and after passing Blacksmiths Arms take 2nd right for Torver. Lind End Farm Cottage 1 mile up this road.


    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • RadioRadio
    • TelevisionTelevision
    • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
    • Private parkingPrivate parking
    • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
    • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
    • Central heatingCentral heating
    • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
    • FreezerFreezer
    • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
    • DishwasherDishwasher
    • Linen providedLinen provided
    • Working farmWorking farm
    • DVD playerDVD player
    • CD playerCD player
    • HairdryerHairdryer
    • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
    • Cots availableCots available
    • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
    • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
    • Washing machineWashing machine

    Children welcome from any age.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


    • Parking for Single unit properties:
      • YesParking space provided
      • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
      • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
      • YesDesignated parking space provided for guests with disabilities
      • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
      • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)

    Bed/ Bathrooms

    • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
    • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
    • YesBedrooms available with no fitted carpets
    • Bathrooms available with:
      • YesBath with shower
      • YesBath
      • YesWet room
    • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
    • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
    • YesW.C. fitted with handrails available
    • YesTaps in bathroom with lever handles available
    • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair user


    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
      • YesOne or more bedrooms
      • YesKitchen
      • YesDining room
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls


    • YesService dogs not accepted:
    • no pets due to farm animals.

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