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  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 3 units £425-£580 pupw sleeps 2-6

The Old Stables

The Old Stables

The Old Stables


Cosy, well-equipped cottages in woodland on the 10 acre Heaves Estate, The cottages have been built in the former stables with all modern conveniences.. Parking outside each cottage in the stable courtyard. Each cottage has its own patio area and use of the main gardens of the estate. Owners resident on site. Close to Kendal and and only 4 miles from M6 Motorway.An ideal base for touring Lakes/Dales. Arrival after 15.00 till midnight, check out 10.30 Saturday. Please note that the hotel is now closed so there are currently no food or bar facilities on site. Levens Village and Sizergh close by.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Cleaning serviceCleaning service
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Euros acceptedEuros accepted
  • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

The cottages are situated in the grounds of Heaves Mansion. This former hotel is currently closed so no food or bar facilities are available. Children welcome from any age.


Near Kendal,




Plan route to The Old Stables using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 497867  Lat: 54.27347 Long: -2.77390

From M6 jct 36 follow A590 towards Barrow for 3 miles. Take first exit at roundabout, follow signs for Barrow. Take second junction on the right for Heaves. Turn immediately left into drive. Train, mainline London Euston/Glasgow to Oxenholme station 3 miles away. Bus, 555/556 Lancaster/Keswick, ask for Heaves Hotel/Force Lane.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesGravel
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesSteps and no ramp


  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesBath with shower


  • YesSteps to the main entrance:
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSink taps have lever handles
  • YesSeating available in kitchen


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


The questionnaire has been filled out for Coachman's Cottage which has the most steps. All the cottages are different and some have parking directly outside, separate showers etc.

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