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Clerk Beck Cottage

Great Urswick near Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1038990)


Lakelovers rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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49 Customer Review(s)

  • Georgina

    “We had the best week away at this stunning cottage, will definitely be booking again!”

    - Georgina, April 2024

    Aww Thank you Georgina for your lovely review, we do hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards Joanne and Terry Property Owner


  • Five bedrooms: All first floor 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size, 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • First floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room - seats 10 people
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Playroom
  • Conservatory
  • Gas central heating and woodburning stove
  • Range cooker with 2 x electric ovens, grill and 5 x gas hob rings, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, selection of books, DVDs, games, and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Private lawned gardens and patio with furniture and barbecue
  • Three well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.2 miles
  • Note: Children must be supervised at all times due to open water
  • Note: No stag/hen parties or similar
  • Note: Check-in 4pm
  • Note: The use of the Tarn for either fishing or boating/kayaking is free of charge
  • See information book for details

The property

Ulverston 3.2 miles. Clerk Beck Cottage is a captivating waterside property, found on historic grounds in the centre of Great Urswick. The dwelling is close to the market town of Ulverston, just on the corner of the southern Lake District, perfect for a large family group looking to catch-up. Enter towards a large garden which leads directly onto the Urswick Tarn, boasting opportunities for fishing, kayaking and lots of space, perfect for large gatherings of friends and family. This enchanted cottage is built with five bedrooms, including a king-size boasting an en-suite shower room, and the rest of the king-size, two doubles and twin have access to a stylish family bathroom, other rooms include a chic kitchen which has a seating area, a separate sitting room with a woodburning stove, a family dining room, fun small playroom and a relaxing conservatory. The kids can challenge each other to board games in the playroom, before settling down for the evening in the homely living room to watch a family film. Cook up a delicious home-cooked meal in the well-equipped kitchen, fitted with a large range cooker to feed your whole group. There's a tranquil conservatory where you can read and enjoy a warm cup of tea as you admire the expansive grounds and Urswick Tarn. Great Urswick is home to an award-winning rural pub, The General Burgoyne, where you can sample local beer and classic pub treats. adventure playground a short walk awayA short bike-ride away is Cumbrian Cow Ice Cream, a mouth-watering delicacy which is very popular for tourists visiting the area. Cumbrian Cow Maize Maze is also available to use with extensive outdoor adventure play area is open during July and august.A short drive away is the market town of Ulverston, where you can discover cobbled streets, independent shops, cafés, pubs and restaurants, there’s also a chance to experience a historic theatre at the Roxy Cinema. Laurel & Hardy fans will love their dedicated museum, and other cultural attractions include the Hoad Monument, the Sir John Barrow Monument and Herbert's Cliff. Discover the spectacular coastline of the Furness Peninsula, where you can spend a day at sandy beaches, nature reserves and take part in birdwatching. The Lake District National Park is close by, with the crystal waters of Windermere to the snowy peaks of Scafell Pike, and an array of quaint villages throughout. Clerk Beck Cottage is a fantastic base for a memorable Cumbrian holiday, great for families!

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Lake Windermere 10 miles; Coniston Water 11 miles.

Ulverston is a traditional market town built around a cobbled main street. It boasts a fine selection of independent shops, café’s, and pubs with open fires and real ales. There is an extensive selection of eating places to suit everyone, from fine dining to traditional pub food. Ulverston is also well known as a festival town, with events ranging from flags and walking to art and music festivals throughout the summer months and with the renowned Dickensian Christmas festival in late November. It is the birthplace of Stan Laurel and world record holder of the biggest foam pie fight in the world giving a glimpse into the fun community spirited little town. There are excellent walks around the town and beautiful countryside, with views of the southern Lake District and Morecambe Bay. Home to the deepest, widest and shortest canal, which makes for a lovely afternoon walk with a pub at the end and views over the bay. All of the attractions of the National Park are also easily reached. The Furness Coast boasts sandy beaches and good birdwatching. Nearby family attractions include the South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Lakes Windermere and Coniston and popular Birkrigg Common, with its incredible panoramic views across Morecambe Bay.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter