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

Self-catering with 1 unit £270-£600 pupw sleeps 4

Swallow's Nest

Swallow's Nest

Swallow's Nest

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Swallow's Nest offers weekly bookings starting on Saturday.

Swallow's Nest has availability from 18 Apr 2020.

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Children of any age are accepted.

Due to Covid-19, bookings may be subject to restrictions.

Swallow's Nest
(cottage sleeps 4)

Availability last updated 9 Mar 2020 14:48

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Family with Older Children Dr F
United Kingdom
28 August 2019
Rated as 5 out of 5


A great stay in a perfect spot for the North Lakes. Great communication with owners after arrival but slightly more communication for payment/arrival would have been appreciated. Only a minor niggle as we had a great time and the cottage is perfect.

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Immaculately presented Visit England 4 Star Gold Award sandstone barn conversion. Furnished and equipped to a high standard, Swallow's Nest, an "upside down" property has open plan living area with adorable wood burning stove, dining area with french doors leading onto a Juliet balcony. Fully fitted and equipped modern kitchen. TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/iPod dock, Wi-Fi. Solid oak woodwork throughout with original sandstone floor hallway. Fuel, power and starter pack for wood burning stove included in rent. Two bedrooms to sleep 4, a double bedroom with ensuite and a twin bedroom. Family bathroom with modern facilities and contemporary design. Bed linen and towels included in rent.

Off road parking for 2 cars. Ideally situated to explore the quaint villages dotted around. Close by C2C cycle route. 4 miles north west of Penrith, which has a wide selection of independent shops, cafes, bars and pubs. 12 miles to Ullswater and less than 20 miles to Keswick.

The property has been refurbished to an exceptional standard to provide contemporary accommodation whilst retaining original features. Sorry, no pets and no smoking.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • 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.


Low Dyke,
CA11 0BQ


Low Dyke,
CA11 0BQ


Plan route to Swallow's Nest using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 483332  Lat: 54.69164 Long: -2.80323

Exit M6 jct 41 and take B5305 exit to Wigton. In 50 yards turn left into the village of Catterlen. Low Dyke Self Catering Cottages are just past first property on left, through open gate into courtyard.

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:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesSteps and no ramp


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

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath


  • YesSteps to the main entrance:
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSeating available in kitchen

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