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Beckfold Cottage

Broughton-In-Furness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1025088)


Lakelovers rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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

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31 Customer Review(s)

  • Julia

    “Perfect cottage - comfy beds, power shower, nice garden, beautiful views, very well stocked kitchen.”

    Great walks directly from the cottage and a lovely pub next door. Couldn't ask for anything more. We didn't want to leave!

    Great walks directly from the cottage and a lovely pub next door. Couldn't ask for anything more. We didn't want to leave!

    - Julia, May 2024


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double
  • 1 x Twin (zip/link, can be a superking on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, multicooker, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove (Logs not provided).
  • Electric central heating as well as woodburning stove. TV with Sky Q box and Netflix and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed multi-level rear garden with patio, lawn and garden furniture
  • Bikes can be stored in the garden on the patio area which is accessible but not visible from the road but will not be in a covered area so not protected from elements
  • Bikers may wish to bring their own padlocks
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 7.3 miles, pub 0.1 mile (pub sells basic provisions such as tea, longlife milk, bread, butter & eggs
  • Note: There are stone steps in the garden, please take care
  • Note: The staircase is fairly steep and narrows at the top to 58cm (banister protrudes an additional 10cm) and is therefore not suitable for people with mobility issues
  • Note: Check-in from 5pm and check-out by 10am

The property

Beckfold cottage is a whitewashed, end-terrace cottage nestled in Seathwaite near Broughton-in-Furness, surrounding by the Lake District National Park's outstanding scenery. With easy access to outdoor activities and enjoying quaint, panoramic views, Beckfold Cottage makes for a great home-from-home for a family of four. After parking outside the property, venture inside to be enveloped by this property's charming interiors. The living/dining room has been designed for relaxation, giving you the choice between a selection of seating options in front of the wood burning stove and Smart TV. The well-presented kitchen has been finished to a high standard and fitted with wooden cabinets that are home to a selection of appliances, including a washer/dryer and dishwasher. After the foodie of the group has rustled up a delicious dinner in the kitchen, gather your family around the wooden dining table and crack open a bottle of wine to toast to this fantastic, rural escape. As the day comes to an end, head upstairs to discover the bedrooms, the first one being a delightful double room with ample storage and a super-king-size, zip/linked for your arrangements, with exposed beams and views over the rolling hills of the Coniston range. The bedrooms benefit from a nearby bathroom where you can soak up in its bath as you reminisce about the delightful time you're having. Enjoy a steaming cup of coffee or spot of alfresco dining at the garden's dining spaces whilst the kids and your furry friend play on the spacious lawn. The property is adjoined to the friendly Newfield Inn where you can savour local ales and tasty dishes, before venturing out to hike through Walna Scar, traverse the Old Man of Coniston and explore the Hardknott Roman Fort. The market town of Broughton-in-Furness rests in the unspoilt scenery of the Duddon valley and is home to your amenities in one setting, with The Black Cock Inn and a well-equipped shop within a filling station. Enjoy an outing in Coniston's lake, Coniston Water, and board the Steam Yacht Gondola or hire a boat to sail through the waters, cross the lake to Brantwood for a day packed with enchanting walks or stay in town and explore The Ruskin Museum. Venture south to Ulverston and go picnicking in its pretty parks, enjoy a spot of retail therapy in its selection of independent shops, before savouring a drink at the Shed 1 Gin Distillery. There is so much more to see in the Lake District National Park, from its picturesque towns to its vast waters; why not venture out of the park to the Cumbrian coast for a day at the beach in Seascale? Create long-lasting memories with your loved ones at Beckfold Cottage.

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

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About the location


Millom 7.5 miles; Coniston 9 miles; Ulverston 9.5 miles.

Dating back to the 11th century, Broughton-in-Furness is situated in the south western corner of the Lake District and is just six miles from Coniston Water. There is much to please the visitor such as a pretty, cobbled square complete with a splendid horse chestnut tree, enclosed by shops, pubs and homes, many of them Georgian in origin. The village provides an ideal base for a walking or climbing holiday, with ample opportunity to explore the rugged beauty of the Duddon Valley and the quieter Lake District fells. Norman Nicholson, one of Britain's finest 20th century poets and William Wordsworth, both immortalised this area in their writing and poetry. The village was home to Branwell Bronte, brother of the Bronte sisters, for a short time. The Furness railway line runs from nearby Foxfield and makes for an ideal day out, travelling the west coast of Cumbria. Set amidst the charm of the Lake District and close to the sea, this attractive town makes an inspiring choice from which to further explore a magical heartland of silver lakes, lofty towering peaks and lonely, heather-clad moors.

Please Note: The staircase is quite steep and narrows at the top so may be unsuitable for those with mobility issues.
Bikes can be stored in the garden on the patio which is accessible but not visible from the road but will not be in a covered area so not protected from elements”.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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