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  • Fair Booking
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 2 units £368-£695 pupw sleeps 2-5

Talbot House

Talbot House

Talbot House

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  • Show special offer10% Loyalty discount for all returning customers. Book Talbot House and Studio together, and get the Studio at half price (excluding high season dates) No VAT Prices held

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Children of any age are accepted.

Talbot House
(cottage sleeps 5)

Talbot Studio
(cottage sleeps 2)

Availability last updated 17 Feb 2020 10:17

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Mature / Senior Couple K G
United Kingdom
01 October 2019
Rated as 5 out of 5

“Relaxing cosy cottage with walks from the doorstep”

Well equipped cosy cottage, and on arrival we found a welcome bottle of milk in the fridge and bottle of wine on the shelf.

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Romantic Lakeland stone cottages offering spacious accommodation ideal for families or groups. Talbot House sleeps 5 and Talbot Studio sleeps 2, book separately or as one. They share a terraced garden with BBQ and seating area. No smoking allowed, well behaved pets welcome.

Talbot House, with original beams and an open fire, sleeps up to 5 people in 3 bedrooms, 1 king, 1 twin, 1 small single. The lounge and dining room, look out onto Helton village green while the well equipped kitchen has views to the river Lowther. The fully tiled bathroom has a bath and electric shower. Talbot Studio is a generous cottage for a couple. An oak kitchen with dining facilities and fully tiled bathroom beyond. Up the spiral staircase is a large lounge with spectacular views to Knipe Scar. A super king bed with built-in bedroom furniture is in a spacious area adjoining the lounge.

We offer secure parking for cars and storage for mountain bikes or small boat, as well as shared laundry facilities. Both cottages have central heating, dishwashers, TV and DVD. Holiday prices include bed linen towels heating and electricity.

Set in the beautiful conservation village of Helton; 1 mile from Askham, within the National Park, with views over the Lowther Valley. The fells of Helton and Askham are within a 5 minute walk. 10 minute drive will take you to the local market town of Penrith and Lake Ullswater. Helton lies on the Haweswater road.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • FishingFishing
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • 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
  • CD playerCD player
  • Euros acceptedEuros accepted
  • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

Within a mile radius we have historic buildings, public houses and 2 outdoor-heated swimming pools. Within a 5-mile radius we have cycles for hire, pny trekking, water sports, leisure health and beauty. Children welcome from any age.


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Plan route to Talbot House and Talbot Studio using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 510220  Lat: 54.59081 Long: -2.75979

From M6 jct 40 follow A66 east till next roundabout then south on the A6 towards Shap. After Eamont Bridge turn right towards Pooley Bridge. Take the next left fork signposted Askham & Haweswater. Helton is 1 mile further on than Askham. Talbot Studio is on the main road on the right.
From M6 jct 39 follow the A6 north through Shap to Hackthorpe. Take left turn to Askam and drive through the Lowther estate to Askham. At the top of the hill in Askham turn left and drive 1 more mile to Helton. Talbot House is on the left in the middle of the village, for Talbot Studio stay on the main road and look for mint coloured garage.

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:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath

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