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  • VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 2 units £360-£710 pupw sleeps 2-4

Croftlands Cottages

Croftlands Cottages

Croftlands Cottages

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Children of any age are accepted.

Croftlands Cottages offers weekly bookings starting on Saturday and short breaks of 3 or more days starting on Saturday and of 4 or more days starting on Tuesday in some seasons.

Fox Howe
(cottage sleeps 4)

(cottage sleeps 2)

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    Mature / Senior Couple Michael Pye
    Cheshire, United Kingdom
    15 July 2016
    Rated as 5 out of 5


    Immaculate cottage, everything clean and tidy, everything you could possibly need in the kitchen, even a welcome Lemon Drizzle cake was left by the owner. Enclosed garden for dogs, ample car parking

    Reply from Croftlands Cottages at 16 Jul 2016

    Thank you for reviewing Fox Howe cottage. Really glad you enjoyed your stay with the dogs.

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    Two delightful, dog friendly cottages in Thornthwaite. Peaceful village setting at foot of Whinlatter forest park only 3 miles from Keswick and Derwentwater. Fox Howe sleeps 4 (all ground floor) and Squirrel sleeps 2. All bedrooms en-suite. Fully fitted and equipped modern kitchens. Both have log burner, patio, off road parking and secure bike storage. Magnificent views with walking and cycling from the door. Arrival 16.00 and departure 10.00.

    Children welcomeRadioTelevisionIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingCentral heatingFreezerMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedDogs/pets accepted by arrangementWiFi or internet accessDVD playerHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal firesBarbecueWashing machine

    non smoking secure bike storage patio Children welcome from any age.


    CA12 5SA

    017687 78225


    CA12 5SA



    Plan route to Croftlands Cottages using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: NY 223255  Lat: 54.61872 Long: -3.20393

    M6 jct 40 take A66 west towards Keswick. Still on A66 drive past Keswick for approx. 2 miles. Just after Braithwaite turn left off A66 for Thornthwaite. Continue for 1 mile, pass gallery sign and bus stop, next driveway on left.


    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • RadioRadio
    • TelevisionTelevision
    • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
    • Private parkingPrivate parking
    • Central heatingCentral heating
    • FreezerFreezer
    • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
    • DishwasherDishwasher
    • Linen providedLinen provided
    • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
    • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
    • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
    • DVD playerDVD player
    • HairdryerHairdryer
    • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
    • Cots availableCots available
    • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
    • BarbecueBarbecue
    • Washing machineWashing machine

    non smoking secure bike storage patio 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:
      • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
      • YesGravel
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)


    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
      • YesToilet and bathroom
      • YesOne or more bedrooms
      • YesLounge
      • YesKitchen
      • YesDining room
      • YesOutdoor facilities
    • patio area

    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

    Bed/ Bathrooms

    • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
    • Bathrooms available with:
      • YesSeparate shower unit
      • YesBath with shower
      • YesBath
    • YesTaps in bathroom with lever handles available


    • Fox Howe cottage is a single storey ground floor cottage. Once up the 3 steps from the car park into the cottage it is suitable for people who have difficulty with stairs. The en-suite bath and shower rooms have limited space. Squirrel cottage has an upstairs bedroom


    • YesSteps to the main entrance:
      • fox howe 3 steps
        Number of steps to entrance
      • YesHandrail by steps
    • YesEntrance is well lit


    • YesSeating available in kitchen


    • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)

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