Where is it?
Stone Cottage is situated in a quiet area of the Lake District between the Market Town of Broughton-in-Furness and the old Mining Town of Millom. It provides an ideal base for Fell Walkers and others wishing to explore the Western Lakes. Ten minutes drive South to the untouched Duddon Valley and ten minutes North to Black Combe offers a variety of activities.
A terraced stone built two bedroom cottage fully equipped for a walking, cycling (secure storage for cycles) or touring holiday. Located in a quiet village just North of Broughton-in-Furness and South of Millom. Towels and bed linen are not provided and all guests are asked to leave the cottage in a clean and tidy condition in preparation for the next guests.
Cleaning materials and Vacuum Cleaners are provided, but we do ask guests to replace the occasional cleaning
item which may be missing.
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The Cottage is open all the year round and is available to family and friends for short or long term breaks.
This is an ideal location for Walking, Climbing or simply Sight Seeing.
Five minutes drive from the Duddon Valley. Thirty Minutes from Coniston and only 45 minutes from Gt Gable, Scafell Pike and Yewbarrow at Wasdale Head.
This is one of the most picturesque parts of the Lake District and the view down the Wasdale Valley is absolutely stunning.
Black Combe dominates the area around this part of the Lake District. It makes for an interesting walk, with Scotland and the Isle of Man being clearly visible at various points on the journey.
The small villages of Haverigg and Silecroft both have excellent beaches and horse riding. There is also a well known Nature Reserve and Water Skiing resort at Hodbarrow in Haverigg. to visit the old windmills at Hodbarrow Point during spring and
early summer and look out for the orchids near the RSPB
The beauty of having a place to retreat to in a quiet part of the Lakes is that you don't feel compelled to do anything you don't really feel like doing. Although the Cottage is small it is in the perfect place for the young and fit to go Fell walking, cycling or climbing. Tarn How's is only 30 mins away!
For those who want more leisurely activities, there are some interesting low level short walks and some car routes with excellent views.
There is also the Laurel & Hardy Museum in Ulverston, a Mining Museum in Millom, a Zoo at Dalton and a 9 hole Links Course at Silecroft .