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Moore Cottage

Whicham near Millom, Cumbria, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1122864)


Lakelovers rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Gaynor

    “The cottage was in a beautiful place to stay, comfortable & pleasant.”

    The hot tub was an added bonus & well maintained. The staff excellent, helpful & friendly. The only bad thing was lack of bathroom doors. Even with the fan on , the windows in the bedroom became damp & the nearest bed in the bedroom to the left of the stairs was damp. I tried to air it well.

    The hot tub was an added bonus & well maintained. The staff excellent, helpful & friendly. The only bad thing was lack of bathroom doors. Even with the fan on , the windows in the bedroom became damp & the nearest bed in the bedroom to the left of the stairs was damp. I tried to air it well.

    - Gaynor, September 2023

    Many thanks for the feedback we will speak to our maintenance team and look at the above issue. Many thanks again Property Owner


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV and en-suite bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size with TV
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with electric fire
  • Electric central heating and underfloor heating upstairs
  • Electric oven and halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, coffee machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed courtyard with furniture and hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 0.1 miles, beach 4.9 miles

The property

Millom 3.5 miles. This historical, two-storey cottage lies in the hamlet of Whicham, a few miles from the coastal town of Millom, Cumbria. Enjoying a beautiful, secluded location with off-road parking, Moore Cottage is a wonderful abode for a family of four. Step inside and you’ll immediately sense the character of the cottage, leading through to the living/dining room where you can catch-up on the Smart TV or lose yourself in a good book. When hunger strikes, head to the kitchen and rustle up a delicious meal, using the electric oven and halogen hob, microwave and fridge/freezer, whilst the dishwasher aids the cleaning up. From the kitchen, step out of the patio door to the enclosed patio, featuring high walls for a great level of privacy; take the evening outside and enjoy alfresco dining from the patio furniture before climbing into the hot tub and relaxing under the stars. The bedrooms at Moore Cottage are situated upstairs, comprising of two king-size bedrooms, both with wall-mounted TVs, with the master occupying a lavish en-suite shower room. Completing the interior is the family bathroom, offering a choice of bath and walk-in shower so you can best decide how to prepare for the day. On-site there is a pub, where you can enjoy a refreshing pint with your meal, ideal when you fancy a night away from the kitchen. When you’re ready to explore, there is a plethora of idyllic coastal walks available for the energetic, including the magnificent fells at Wasdale Head and Scafell, which are nearby. If you are seeking more energetic activities, there is a horse trekking centre specialising in memorable coastal rides, or take a trek on a Cumbrian Heavy Horse over Black Combe. Head into the scenic Lake District National Park and see the hustle and bustle at Ambleside and Windermere, including the popular World of Beatrix Potter and the Hill Top House, which was once occupied by Beatrix Potter herself. Book Moore Cottage and escape to this delightful region of Cumbria.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Broughton-in-Furness 7.4 miles; Ambleside 23.8 miles

This small coastal town on the southern edges of the Lake District National Park frames the northern shores of the estuary leading to the River Duddon. Millom Museum offers an insight to its past, with a reconstruction of a drift mine lending a nod to its iron and steel works. There is also a statue in the town centre, commemorating the iron industry, depicting 'The Scutcher' who stopped the iron ore tubs with and iron bar and his own strength. This town was also home to writer Norman Nicholson, who has a stained glass window in St. George's Church dedicated to his memory, while the strange 'fish' window in the Holy Trinity Church is also worth a visit. Discover the remains of Millom Castle and travel to nearby Haverigg, with its Blue Flag beach, a restored lighthouse and children's adventure play areas, for the ideal family day out. Also find the 7 tonne sculpture ‘Escape to Light’ positioned near to the Haverigg Inshore Rescue station, constructed by Josefina de Vasconcellos to pay tribute to the Inshore Rescue Teams in the UK. Other attractions in the region include the South Lakes Safari Zoo, Black Combe for walks with stunning views and Sandscale Haws, a National Nature Reserve with an outstanding dune habitat supporting a plethora of wildlife. Further afield are the delightful towns and villages of the Lakes District such as Grizedale, Ambleside and Windermere, not forgetting the abundant walking and cycling opportunities in the area. Enjoy an adventurous break in Cumbria.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas