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Robyn Cottage

Wigton, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972634)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
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18 Customer Review(s)

  • Stephen

    “Nice quiet location and friendly welcome.”

    The cottage is well equipped and very homely.

    - Stephen, April 2022

The property

With Keswick, Carlisle and the Solway Coast all within a 25 minute drive, Robyn Cottage provides homely family accommodation on the owners farm in an area of peace and tranquility.

Converted from the former barn, the cottage has cosy wood burning stove, beams and private patio area making it an ideal all year round base from which to explore northern Cumbria. Ideally located to explore the northern Lake District and Cumbria the cottages are within a 25 minute scenic drive of Keswick, Carlisle is 15 minutes away with shopping centre, bars, restaurants, and historical sites including the castle and cathedral.

Some of the best Cumbrian beaches along the Solway Coast are within 10 miles and the Eden Valley is easily accessible. Located on the owners working farm, the cottage provides a homely base in an area of peace and tranquillity yet cruises in the Lakes, picnics at the beach, some of the best evening entertainment and shopping in Carlisle are all close by and the market town of Wigton is a 5 minute drive with shops, bars and restaurants.

The cottage has been converted from the former barn and provide spacious, modern, comfortable family accommodation with cosy wood burning stove, beams in the bedrooms and private patio overlooking the countryside.

The cottage can be rented individually or together with Robyn Cottage to sleep larger groups of up to 11 people. The cottage has oil fired central heating and comprises: Open plan lounge/kitchen/diner with wood burning stove, Freeview TV, DVD player, CD/MP3. Kitchen with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washer/dryer. Cloakroom with hand basin and WC. First floor: Beamed double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC. Beamed twin bedroom with zip and link beds (please advise at time of booking if double bed is required) with en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC. Beamed L shaped bunk bedroom (suitable for adults) with en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC. All oil, electric, bed linen and towels included. Cot and highchair available. Private parking for 2 cars per property. Private patio area with garden furniture overlooking the garden area. This property can be rented with Bryony Cottage to sleep a total of 11 people. PLEASE NOTE: cot and highchair available


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower above the bath, basin and WC
  • 1 x twin (zip/link, can be a king-size double on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • 1 x bunk bed with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living/dining/kitchen area with wood burning stove
  • Ground floor cloakroom with hand basin and WC.
  • Oil fired central heating plus wood burning stove
  • Electric cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer, Freeview TV, DVD, CD/MP3 player
  • Oil and electricity included in the rent, bed linen and towels provided
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Private patio with garden furniture
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Sorry, no dogs and no smoking
  • Shops, bars and restaurants at Wigton 5 minutes.

About the location


Carlisle 12 miles; Keswick 20 miles.

A traditional Cumbrian market town with a charter granted in 1262, which still holds a market each Friday in the covered market hall, along with an open air car boot sale. Wigton is a popular centre for shopping, pubs and restaurants, and also boasts a theatre, bowls, swimming, tennis and other sports. Lord Melvyn Bragg was a native of Wigton, and used the town (called Thurston in some of his writings) and the surrounding area as the setting for his novels including ‘A Time to Dance’. Located 18 miles from Penrith it is a good base for the attractions of the North Lakes, the cathedral city of Carlisle, 12 miles away, Keswick, just north Derwentwater and close to Lake Bassenthwaite, and the natural beauty of the West Cumbrian Coast. Hadrian’s Wall is within 25 miles, while the Scottish Borders, and Gretna Green, are within easy reach.

No groups of single sex

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute