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Tarn End Cottages 5

Talkin near Brampton, Cumbria, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1082579)



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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Electric car charging
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Dingxin

    “A hidden gem at the North.”


    Our family had fantastic time staying at Tarn End. The location is truly amazing, just a few minutes off the A69 which could lead you to Carlisle, Hadrain’s Wall and Newcastle, it’s very easy to get to and parking even if you are a new driver. With the lake on the doorstep, we had never got bored of looking out windows seeing the beautiful nature around us and water activities that people were doing in the lake. We love the garden and we enjoyed walking around the lake, our 9 years old loves doing bugs catching, birds watching and even tree climbing. We feed the swans and ducks almost everyday. If you are not scared of dark, step outside of the house doing stargazing is super fun! The inside of the cottage just as beautiful as its’ surroundings. Love the highly specific designed interior, love the premium quality of the bedding and all of us had good sleeps throughout the holiday. If you are someone like my husband who cares about shower pressures at holiday, Tarn End would never disappoint you. Our family often cook during the holiday, we found almost everything we need in this well equipped kitchen.Good size fridge& freezer, all different sizes new nonstick pans , tools, microwave and a coffee machine. I have been surprised by the hot water tap, totally love using it. If I am allowed to make one minor suggestion, I would hope oven gloves could be included. I remembered reading other reviews mentioning about pulling curtains in the living room, we had no problem with that at all. Three doesn’t have signals here if you are inside but all other providers are fine. Wi-Fi in the cottage is working like at home, very well. Tarn End is a prefect holiday cottage to us, we felt so lucky to have found the place for our summer holiday. I indeed hope that we could stay longer next time.

    - Dingxin, July 2022

    Thank you for such a lovely review of our cottage and it sounds like you have all had a lovely holiday, the location really is fantastic for getting back to nature and to keep children entertained. We hope we can welcome you back again soon. David and Julia Property Owner


  • Two first floor bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x Twin (zip/link, can be double on request) with en-suite brass bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom
  • Utility room with washing machine
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating and electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, wine cooler, washer/dryer and dishwasher, Nespresso machine (bring your own pods)
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Electric charge point available in the car park - payable locally
  • Permit parking for 2 cars
  • Patio garden with furniture
  • Secure private bike shed
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 0.7 miles
  • Note: Please note the twin bedroom can be converted in to a Double, this must however be requested prior to arrival)

The property

Brampton 2.3 miles.

Resting near an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with remarkable views of the tarn, is the wonderful, two-bedroom Tarn End Cottages 5.

Surrounded by rich greenery and close to the heart of Brampton for excellent amenities, this stunning cottage is the ideal setting for two couples looking to escape to the luscious countryside.

Conveniently park up in the car park before absorbing the quaint landscape; take a few steps up to the stone-fronted property and be amazed by the beauty of the home.

Discover the open-plan living space with a sleek, black kitchen housing all the necessities to conjure up tasty meals for the group, as well as a wine cooler to keep your favourite drink chilled.

Pop open a bottle, settle down at the dining table and toast to an amazing time in the countryside.

After enjoying a heart-warming meal, head out into the rear garden, take a seat on the outdoor furniture and admire the lights, which lead down to the peaceful tarn and jetty.

As the evening grows dark, retire on the sumptuous sofa, with the electric stove casting shadows around the walls as you settle into a Netflix film.

When sleep calls, climb upstairs to the first floor for two fabulous bedrooms one with king size bed and one twin (zip link can be a double on request) bedroom with en suite shower room with brass bath, WC and hand basin.

Wake-up with a refreshing walk around the tarn through a charming woodland and visit the Tarn's Café and Gift Shop for a steaming cup of coffee.

Tarn End Cottages 5 is just a stone's throw away from a superb golfing course, as well as activities at the tarn such as, fishing and kayaking.

This lovely dwelling is a fantastic base to explore the rich history of Brampton, visit the former defence of Hadrian's Wall and the Monument on Brampton Mote for spectacular views and the monument of the Earl of Carlisle.

Travel to the border city of Carlisle to tour the medieval, Carlisle Cathedral, with figurative stone carving and the remains of Carlisle Castle, built 900 years ago; you will also find a fantastic selection of shops in the heart of the city, as well as tasty restaurants.

The bustling city of Newcastle is just an hour's drive away so why not spend the day here for engrossing art at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art or get dressed up to the nines to head to various bars for a taste of Newcastle's culture.

For a memorable escape with your loved ones, stay at Tarn End Cottages 5.

About the location


Carlisle 10 miles.

The market town of Brampton is the ideal base for exploring Hadrian’s Wall. The town boasts a rich and colourful history going back to the Roman occupation, Border reivers from Scotland and the Jacobite uprisings, plus bonnie Prince Charlie established his headquarters in one of the old buildings in Brampton. In the centre of the town is Moot Hall, which was built in 1817, and now houses the Tourist Information Centre, and there is a large motte to the east of the town, which is 135 feet high and has the statue of the 7th Earl of Carlisle on it. A few miles outside Brampton is Talkin Tarn Country Park. It covers 120 acres of farmland and woodland, 65 of which make up the Tarn, a 10,000 year old glacial lake, fed by underwater springs. Two miles away is Gelt Woods, which is an ancient woodland and RSPB nature reserve and has the River Gelt running through it. Brampton is a wonderful base for exploring this historic and scenic area.