Self-Catering Appleby

Glenridding Cottage Appleby, Cumbria

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From: €481 weekly Guests 6 Rooms 3 Bathroom 1

Key Features

  • Pet Friendly
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Garden
  • Rural location

Property Description

Holiday home
Glenridding Cottage is a wonderful, spacious, semi-detached holiday cottage in the village of Warcop, just over six miles from Appleby-in-Westmorland, nestled between the Lake District and The Yorkshire Dales. The cottage has three bedrooms and a family bathroom upstairs, as well a kitchen with a dining area, a sitting room with a woodburner and a snug on the ground floor. Outside, there is roadside parking for 2 cars, a front and rear lawned garden, plus a patio and garden furniture also to the rear. Set in a great location for exploring both Cumbria and Yorkshire, Glenridding Cottage is a the perfect holiday destination with so many things to see and do all year round. Please note that charging of electric cars is not permitted at the property, the nearest dedicated EV charging point is 5 miles away in Kirkby

Accomodation Details
Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with woodburning stove. Snug.

The historic town of Appleby-in-Westmorland lies in a loop of the River Eden and is overlooked by the Pennine range with the Lake District Fells showing on the western horizon. Set at the heart of the lush Eden Valley and steeped in history, this is one of the loveliest towns in the north of England and was originally the county town of Westmorland. Appleby is nestled between the Lakes and Yorkshire Dales, so guests can enjoy the contrasting scenery of these two national parks, plus numerous walking and cycling opportunities as well as the fantastic leisure centre in the town. The picturesque street of Boroughgate, with some interesting old buildings, is at the heart of the town and links the well-preserved Norman Castle with the fine medieval Church of St. Lawrence. Appleby is a major stop on the Settle-Carlisle Railway, which is one of the most beautiful railway journeys in Britain, and still today many of the old steam trains wend their way along this line and over the historic and awe-inspiring Ribblehead viaduct. Visit Appleby in June and experience the atmosphere of the three hundred-year old Horse Fair. With the delightful Ullswater and the magnificent Lake District within easy reach, this is an ideal holiday location.

Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.

Oil central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Roadside parking for 2 cars in quiet country lane outside property. Front and rear lawned gardens, plus patio with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome, they must not be left unattended in the property . Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Please note that charging of electric cars is not permitted at the property, the nearest dedicated EV charging point is 5 miles away in Kirkby

Holiday Rental Amenities

  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Baby Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
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Key Features
  • Pet Friendly
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Garden
  • Rural location

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Self-Catering Reviews

September 2023
Glenridding Cottage is decorated, furnished and equipped to a very high standard. Chocolate cake, wine, eggs, milk and dog treats welcomed us. Allyson is a fantastic host and nothing is too much trouble. The gardens are beautiful, very safe for dogs, we enjoyed a bbq. The cottage is ideally situated to explore Yorkshire and The Lakes. Kirby Stephen is a short drive away and would recommend The Black Bull, very dog and people friendly, The Mango Tree serves great Indian food and a fab bakery on the high street. We enjoyed a fantastic meal at The Bay Horse, Winton, again, a short drive away. We had such a relaxing holiday, would highly recommend.
August 2023
We’ve just returned home from a wonderful break away at Glenriddings cottage. The surrounding countryside and setting was so beautiful and relaxing and the cottage was immaculate and felt so homely. We particularly loved the reading snug, it was perfect and just what we all needed. Our little boy (2yr old) absolutely loved running around the gardens and every morning he’d wake up so excited, running up to the window to see the horse in the front field. Thank you so much to Allyson and Mark for your hospitality and the little details (fresh flowers, cakes and everything we needed was appreciated. We all felt so welcome and can’t wait to return. From The Gilmours
April 2022
This is the forth time we have visited this lovely gem of a cottage tucked away in the beautiful Eden Valley, close to both the Lake District and North Yorkshire attractions. From the moment we arrived we were greeted as always by the owners Allyson and Mark who are always so welcoming and super hosts. The cottage is large, spotlessly clean and very well equipped with everything you could possibly need for a wonderful stay. The pretty dog secure garden is perfect for sitting and enjoying the sun while taking in the stunning countryside views. Cannot wait until we can visit again!
March 2022
This rural cottage was one of the best equipped places I've stayed in a long time. Cleanliness was 5* . You would never know a dog had stayed here. Gardens are beautiful, All rooms are beautifully decorated and furnished. The little snug behind the kitchen was lovely to sit there and watch the animals in the fields.or chill with a good book and glass of wine. the log fire made it so cosy in an evening. It was a good base for walks and easy access to lakes and local villages. We will definately be staying here again, Alison and Mark couldn't have been nicer. Read an unfavorable review before going, so glad we ignored it. some people will complain about anything.
October 2020
We were looking for a remote dog friendly cottage and we found possibly the best cottage we have ever stayed in. Allyson met us on arrival and armed with 20 questions for her, we found the best places to eat, shop, local walk for the boys (2 x Westies) She is a mind of info and well worth spending half an hour in her company. The Cottage is so beautifully decorated and equipped. Though there was only the 2 of us and we used very little in the way of kitchen equipment and rooms, there is so much the property has to offer. Great doggie wet room.....for rubbing down wet paws after a days walk in The Pennines or The Lakes. Washing machine. Spare towels. Cupboard fully stocked with every game you can think of to while away a wet dull afternoon. Welcome gifts for two and four legged guests....amazing cake and bottle of shiraz and tin of doggie treats, Allyson thinks of everything to welcome you to their cottage. The Snug...a small 1 seated room to sit and look out at the view is a must. My treat every morning with a coffee. Archie our puppy loved the view also albeit the local sheep was his interest! The garden has 2 areas with the bottom being fully enclosed even for the most inquisitive Westie! It would of been lovely to seen the garden at it's best mid summer with all of the plants, shrubs and containers in full bloom. But unfortunately October weather took the best out of the blooms. Fully equipped kitchen, Allyson has thought of everything. 6 seater dining table. Dishwasher. Fridge freezer. Microwave. Guest Information book and pamphlets on local visitor sites. Take time to read Guest Information book. It gives you everything you need to know on the property and the local area. A stair gate at the bottom of the stairs kept the boys downstairs at night, usually they sleep in our room and it's in the House Rules no dogs on beds. We are in someone else's home and respect their wishes. Excellent addition. Other dog friendly properties need to adopt. 3 x bedrooms and as I mentioned only the 2 of us so we only used the king size room. Very comfortable and tastefully decorated as were the other 2. Bathroom also well decorated with over bath shower, ample hot water. Living room saw a woodburner fully stocked ready to fire up and plenty of coal sticks and wood if needed. The Cottage is located in a no through road hamlet containing about a dozen other homes. Horses and sheep are your neighbours with plenty of rabbits on their walk to send the boys into a frenzy! Parking for 1 and advise to park tight to the wall. All in all, this is by far the best cottage we have stayed in with Allyson and Mark always ready for a chat over the fence. Would we recommend? I think my review says it all.
September 2020
Had a wonderful week at Glenridding Cottage with our family and two dogs. The cottage is decorated to a high standard and is a home from home. The garden is beautiful and fully enclosed, so safe for our dogs. The snug was a favourite to sit in with a coffee looking out at the garden and the Pennines in the distance. The location was excellent, with a main road nearby and easy access to the Lake District, Pennines or Yorkshire Dales, you really are spoilt for choice. Even when the weather was bad, it was nice to spend the day in front of the log burner watching dvds and playing games. The kitchen was well equipped and all rooms were and excellent size and very clean; it is clear that the owners put a lot of effort and care into the property. The owners were very friendly and always on hand to help, weather it be directions to local shops or advise on parking at nearby villages. Their dogs were lovely, and our children loved meeting them over the gate. An excellent cottage, welcoming owners and perfect location which we will definitely be revisiting very soon.
August 2020
I feel slightly guilty writing this as I can see that Alision pours her heart into this place but hear me out. The Cottage itself is stunning probably one of the nicest ones I've ever stayed in, it was well equipped and had everything you could possibly need, it's clear it's very dog friendly. It's a short distance from so many things so coming as a family is highly recommended. So why the negative review? Well as soon as we arrived we were warmly welcomed by Alision which was great. Her Husbands first words to me were are you going to look after it? Id taken this as a poor attempt at humour. Once we settled in to the cottage which was spotless we read through the rules which stipulated that pets were not to be left in the property regardless of how well behaved. So I decided to check if there was any flex in this by just inquiring with the owners. Mark was very rude out of order the way he spoke to me. I mearly explained the pets were very well behaved and would just sleep and one suffered heavily with Arthritis his words and I quote "Not My Problem Mate" "It's Not A Kennel" and finally "They are our rules and we're sticking to them" again be mindful I was only asking if it was possible as it wasn't stipulated on the website on the booking page (I later read that its part of the T&C with Sykes.) Alison later came across and explained why we couldn't leave the pets as it had been previously been damaged by previous guests pets. Again this would of been fine if said in the first place without the attitude and rudeness from Mark. Unfortunately the week then gained a very nasty atmosphere from Mark who would stand at his back door smoking and glaring across at us. This led to us not wanting to make any contact with the owners to request anything like the BBQ. Again I must relay, Alison was very polite and helpful. All of the above could of been avoided with just a little bit more appreciation for the guest, the whole experience has left me disappointed and underwhelmed. For future guests please be aware the cottages requires a really heavy deep clean before you leave, the on site guest guide stipulates all floors are to be hoovered/mopped and pet hair found in the property must be removed and if the condition of the cottage isn't satisfactory from the owner they will raise a £50 charge through Sykes against the guests. Feedback for the owners would be. Consider raising the fence between the properties to give people a degree of privacy. Consider reducing the amount of rules within the book. Never leave a fine threat in the welcome book. BBQ should always be in the garden with a cover over it so people can use it without having to approach the owners. Again I feel guilty for this type of review because it isn't nice to write especially when I can see the effort Alison goes to. See my words as feedback to make your guests experience as amazing as it should be.
Mrs Thornton
May 2019
Immaculate, well presented dog (and human) friendly cottage.. The owners are very welcoming and have thought of absolutely everything! Lovely finishing touches, perfect location for exploring Lake and Pennines. Plenty hot water, roaring log burner, warm & cosy, excellent facilities, spacious utility room for dogs & well maintained, secure gardens. Trips to Keswick, Ullswater & Penrith and go in the other direction for Hawes, Buttermere and a beer a Tan Hill Inn (England's highest pub). Spectacular walks to waterfalls at Aygsurth, High Force & Aria. We literally ran out of time and will definitely be back. This cottage ticks all the right boxes, and more!!!
Mr Grycuk
May 2019
We stopped in Glenridding Cottage for a long weekend as two couples, with one small toddler as we were attending a wedding in the local area.. The cottage is very spacious with a great homely feel. It has all the facilities you could require for both short and longer stays, including a well stocked board game cupboard which we took advantage of. Thanks to some nice weather we enjoyed evenings out in the lovely, well maintained garden which is enclosed (ideal for us with a toddler exploring!). Allyson and Mark were superb hosts and greeted us all with a warm welcome and shared great knowledge of the local area. I would highly recommend the cottage.
Mrs Bunting
March 2019
The cottage was so quiet and peaceful, a real home from home with lovely touches and the owners thinking of everything for a comfortable and relaxing stay.. It was spotlessly clean, had everything we needed and was very dog friendly. We enjoyed the card,bottle of wine and cake that welcomed us when we arrived and our two flat coated retrievers loved the dog treats! There were plenty of dog bowls and blankets for the dogs if we needed them and the enclosed garden was lovely and safe with plenty of areas for you to sit and take in the scenery. All in all a lovely cottage in a lovely area. Would definitely like to make a return visit.
Mr Smith
January 2019
Nothing too much trouble for the owners Allyson and Mark.. Everything you could possibly need for a dog friendly break.
Mrs Thurkettle
December 2018
Fantastic cottage stunning views.. Close to kirby Stephens and appleby. Had fantastic time wish I could have stayed forever. Deffo be back in future
Mrs Wilson
December 2018
We had a fantastic three nights away over New Year in this cottage.. Alyson was so welcoming and even left gifts for us and the dogs on arrival. The cottage has many little extras such as games, dog bowls, maps of the area, bird feeders and many more. The cottage was spotlessly clean and comfortable and in a lovely quiet location . We loved relaxing in the lounge with the log fire after a days walking! The dogs loved the garden and its great that it is enclosed. Everything you could need to be able to cook meals is provided and all the crockery is lovely and new. We had the best start to new year at this cottage and we love to return!
Mr Fellbaum
November 2018
Lovely location, warm welcome and dog friendly made this an ideal place to spend a weekend.. We will be back!
Mr Richards
November 2018
Stunning very well equipped cottage, with some nice personal touches from the owners who live next door.. Spotlessly clean and very comfortable, a real home from home. Would highly recommend.
Mrs Hayton
October 2018
Glenridding Cottage is a little gem of loveliness - close proximity to a main road for ease of access whilst surrounded by beautiful views.. The cottage itself is large,very comfortable and clean and caters for your every need , both human and canine.The owner gives such attention to detail and definitely has gone the extra mile to ensure every guests comfort and enjoyment
Mr Evans
October 2018
Cottage is very well presented and spotlessly clean.. Hostess Alison is very kind, welcoming and helpful. Complimentary wine and cake a lovely touch. This is a great cottage for 6 people beautiful garden and well placed for Eden Valley, Lakes or Yorkshire Dales.
Mr Hatton
September 2018
A lovely cottage in a lovely location.. We were made to feel extremely welcome.
Mrs Beard
August 2018
Had a great weekend with grandchildren every thing good owners really nice left .... Had a great weekend with grandchildren every thing good owners really nice left wine and cake and not to forget the dog left him treats also the cottage was well placed and had every thing thanks for a great break
Mrs Bright
August 2018
Glenridding Cottage was beautiful with absolutely everything we could ever need inside.. The gardens were enclosed which was fantastic for our dogs. The owners were so helpful and friendly, even leaving welcome cards and gifts for both us and our dogs, which we loved. We would definitely stay here again.
Ms Lima Mosford
August 2018
We had the most amazing holiday in the Lake District , weather was mixed but didn’t stop us seeing some spectacular scenery ! Keswick being are favourite town and ullswater the drive was breath taking , we stayed at Glenridding cottage , which was so comfortable and nice , everything you could wish for and so dog friendly , we took both our dogs which was great ! Allyson and mark are next door and always available if you need anything or just a good pub to eat at .
Ms Horseman
July 2018
A great place for a family get together.. Superb cottage, extremely clean and very well presented and equipped with everything needed. Beautiful garden, very safe for the dogs who loved it. We were made to feel very welcome by Allyson. Thank you for a lovely relaxing stay. Highly recommended!
Mr Scotney
July 2018
What a beautiful cottage, in such lovely surroundings.. Everything you could wish for to make a truly relaxing holiday. A big thank you to the owners for the warm welcome and lovely touches. Our 2 greyhounds loved the safe enclosed gardens to play in. We will definately recommend this super cottage to all our family and friends. Its better than on the photographs! We look forward to going back soon!
Ms Mulryan
July 2018
We have just returned home from this wonderful holiday, 2 adults and 2 digs.. We spent a week at Glenridding Cottage and had a fantastic and relaxing time. The cottage is lovely and has everything you could think of available to you. The place is spotless and the owners are lovely. The garden is fully secure so your dog's are always safe. The scenery is amazing. We were sad to go home and will definitely return.
Mr Hall
June 2018
The cottage is very well equipped.. It's in a beautiful location which is very peaceful and relaxing. The owners, who live nearby, are very friendly and helpful. This is on our list of properties we would return to.
Mr Greenwell
May 2018
Had a lovely family holiday here at Glenridding Cottage, an extremely clean well equipped cottage with everything we needed, our dogs thoroughly enjoyed the lovely enclosed garden, set in a quiet location.. Would highly recommend.
Mr Heath
April 2018
Charming and delightful country cottage superbly maintained and located well within easy reach of the lakes and the dales Our hosts and their cottage together with the surroundings will take some beating..
Mrs Smith
April 2018
Perfect cottage for a quiet, relaxing holiday.. Spotlessly clean and very well equipped with lovely comfy beds and crisp white linen sheets. The photos don’t do this cottage justice. It has a wonderful rear garden with beautiful views, fully enclosed and perfect for our two dogs to play in. Owners live next door and told us the best walks for the dogs to go. Very helpful and not a bit obtrusive. Will almost certainly return.
Mrs Ingold
March 2018
Cottage location was lovely, right in the Eden Valley and with lots of footpaths right from your doorstep.. The cottage is remote which we liked but its like home from home, clean, well equipped and very comfortable. The owners are right next door and so any problems could be easily sorted, not that we had any at all. Dogs are more than welcome here, Alyson and Mark even left them treats and a welcome card. We felt at home and very welcome. We would visit again without hesitation.
Mrs Curtis
February 2018
Best cottage we have stayed in.. Had everything we needed . We were made to feel very welcome from the moment we arrived. We stayed for a whole month and would have stayed longer. Our two dogs loved the enclosed garden . We loved the snug, and the welcome pack was very much appreciated . Allyson and Mark the owners were very helpful and obliging and we would love to go back in the future Jenny and Colin curtis
Mrs Emsley
December 2017
Beautiful cottage with everything you could want supplied.. It was absolutely first class .The owners were so helpful .even gave the dogs some treats for Christmas. We would love to stay again.
Mrs Shepperson
October 2017
The cottage was absolutely perfect with everything provided - a real home from home.. The little 'snug' was a lovely room in which to sit with a cup of coffee and a book. Especially liked by our dog Louie - we always knew where he was! The whole cottage was beautifully kept and very clean and warm. Allyson and Mark were very friendly and helpful and the welcome package was enjoyed by us all. We would thoroughly recommend this cottage.
Mrs Lowe
September 2017
The facilities were superb - far exceeded any place we have stayed - everything was quality.. Stunningly clean and welcoming with lots of little touches. Owners friendly and ready to help in any way, to the extent of bringing their dogs in when we let ours out in the garden to prevent any possible conflict. No negatives at all.
Mr Freeman
August 2017
The house was beautiful.. Completely spotless and very well equipped. If we ever holiday in that area again we'd gladly stay there! Perfect!
Ms Holmes
August 2017
Beautiful cottage with immaculate decor and furnishings and very pretty gardens.. Dog friendly and welcoming owners next door. Lovely surrounding area for walking. Exceeded our expectations.
Mrs Hall
June 2017
I can highly recommend Glenridding Cottage, perfect tranquil location , friendly welcoming owners, beautiful well equipped Cottage, bird heaven, nice big garden..
Miss Callaway
April 2017
The best cottage we have stayed in by far.. Beautifully decorated, very clean, well equipped and extremely dog friendly. We would definitely go back.
mark c
March 2017
Lovely cottage which we will certainly be staying in again. Right near the main road but far enough away, with hills inbetween, to not even know the road was there. The front of the cottage also faces a paddock where you can sit in the lovely front garden and watch the horses graze. The house is really nicely set out. Holidaying with dogs can be problematic but this place is made for it. The owners are dog friendly and have their own dogs next door. The house has a boot room for throwing muddy dogs and can be accessed via the kitchen so you dont have to worry about messing the living room up. The kitchen is very spacious and even has a 'reading' room off it with a picture window overlooking the lovely rear garden and the fields behind it. Due to having two big dogs I have to worry about the security of the gardens when visiting rentals but this place is made for dogs. There is a large, high fenced section for the dogs to roam or sunbathe and then a separate further garden for people only. Absolutely ideal to let the dogs out in a secure area in the morning to do their ablutions. The living room is really cosy but big enough for 6 and with a lovely iron stove which the owners top up with fuels for a small fee. All the bedrooms are very spacious and light and the decor of the whole cottage is modern but with cottage character.
Mr Fairley
July 2016
We got a friendly welcome at Glenridding and we were delighted with the cottage and the garden. The house was immaculate and the well maintained, fully enclosed gardens were ideal for the dogs. It's a peaceful place to relax and unwind. We've already recommended the cottage to friends.
Mr Connett
June 2016
Liked the whole holiday cottage, you could not have asked for more.
April 2016
We recently spent a week at the Glenridding cottage for a family vacation along with our two dogs. Finding a cottage that allows a couple of dogs can be diffcult but Glenridding welcomes them with open arms and the dogs are made just as welcome as their owners, there were some nice little touches for the dogs. There were also a few little warm welcome touches for the humans too. The rooms are all very clean and well equiped. We used the oven/dishwasher a few times and everything was straight forward to use. There is a fire place in the sitting room that was used (it was fairly cold the week we were on holiday!). Upstairs the bedrooms are all of a good size and the beds are very comfy. Due to the cottage location its very quiet so no traffic noise. There is a really nice garden space to the front and the back which on good summer days would be lovely to sit out on. The cottage is a bit off the beaten track with the two nearest towns being Appleby and Kirkby Stephen which are approx 10mins drive away. Both of these towns have a good selection of places to eat and shop, appleby probably being the more touristy with nicer gift shops but Kirkby Stephen has better food shopping options to stock up for the week and also more eating out options. Overall the location is good for reaching various places, we took a trip into Yorkshire, the Lake district and the pennines which are all within easy reach. There weren't really any negatives, the only thing we thought would be beneficial would be a dog guard for the stairs just to help stop them going up their at night time, i guess this would also be useful for families with younger children. Overall Glenridding comes with much approval and especially for dog owners it's the haven you've been looking for!
Mrs Knox
April 2016
A beautiful, comfortable cottage with everything you could need in stunning surroundings
Mrs Williams
March 2016
The welcome from the owners was lovely - they had the house warm, ready and it was spotless. Nothing was too much trouble, yet they didn't bother us at all despite being next door. There were some lovely local walks from the door which was not mentioned in the description.
Mrs Dean
January 2016
We had a very warm welcome from our hosts. The whole place was tastefully decorated and very clean. We had everything we needed for a lovely Christmas break with our family. Our dog was also welcomed. We would definitely visit again and recommend this lovely cottage to anyone.
Miss Garner
December 2015
The property was excellent, the owners were great and the little touches they did to make us feel welcome were very much appreciated, they have thought of everything. The property was very spacious and tastefully decorated, it had everything you could want. We will be back.
Mrs Mccormack
November 2015
We particularly enjoyed the warmth and comfort of the Cottage. It was spacious and we had everything we needed. The lounge was a good size with a great wood burning fire. We loved the small 'snug', it was great for putting your feet up and relaxing/reading whilst looking out onto the garden and fields beyond.
Mr Bowles
November 2015
The property was as described - well-equipped in all areas and spotless too. Plenty of space for 6 adults (and dog) to relax in of an evening. Handy for exploring lots of great countryside. We'd certainly come back here again.
November 2015
We recently stayed at this cottage for 1 week (3 adults, 2 kids and 1 dog). The cottage is very clean and has everything you would need. We liked the wood burning fire in the lounge. There is a small reading snug which was so relaxing with a great view. Large utility room with washer/ironing board etc. This was a great room to dump all your coats and boots when you came back from a long walk. The cottage is a short drive to lots of great places like The Lakes, The Yorkshire Dales and many country villages etc. The owners, Allyson ad Mark next door were very friendly and on hand if you needed anything.
Mr Quesnel
October 2015
The house is beautiful and comfortable. The gardens are huge and full of beautiful flowers. The cottage is very well equipped. The cottage is immaculately clean and furnished to a very high standard. Nothing was missing and we will certainly go back again! We didn't want to leave!
Miss Ellis
October 2015
A fab place to stay - the owners were fantastic hosts and nothing was too much trouble. The doggies were spoilt and loved the treats that were kindly left out for them. We are keen to come back already!
Mr Smith
September 2015
A beautiful cottage in a good location for the north Pennines and the lakes.
Phil S
September 2015
Spacious cottage in North Pennines and easy for Ullswater. Décor, furniture and gardens are lovely. The rear garden is large and enclosed with views of hills, also containing a gas bbq. Bedrooms are a good size with plenty of storage. Nice little snug to sit and read or browse, which is just off the kitchen. Large utility room, which is great for the dog. Don't think that this place will be tatty because of dogs, its not, its spotless. The Wi-Fi is excellent too.
Mr Feakin
August 2015
A lovely refurbished cottage and in a great location.
Mrs O'brien
August 2015
The Cottage was just what we wanted. We were made to feel very welcome and relaxed from the moment we stepped in. It is decorated and furnished beautifully and has everything you would need. Comfy living room, nice kitchen, gorgeous bedrooms and bathroom. Even has a little 'snug' where you can sit and read with a nice view. Separate large utility room is very useful and the large garden with seating is very nice and good for the children to play.
August 2015
I stayed here for a week from 24th July with my 2 daughters age 7 & 9, and a friend and her 2 children. The cottage was cosy yet spacious and had every home comfort you could wish for. We were lucky enough to have an evening of glorious sunshine and made full use of the gas BBQ and alfresco dining area, overlooking the hills. Despite the weather declining for the rest of our stay we were able to warm up with the wood burning stove. Alysson is right next door with her 4 dogs and hubby, and our children loved to see the dogs and we never felt like we were intruding. Appleby and Kirkby Steven are a short drive away for shopping, swimming and eating out. Glenridding cottage gets 5 stars from all of us!
August 2015
We have just spent a week at Glenridding cottage a beautiful recently refurbished property in a great location for peace and quiet 5 adults and one dog! The owners live next door and what really nice people who made us feel very welcome from the moment we arrived . The cottage has absolutely everything you need just like being at home with lovely rear garden and smashing views in great rural location. There are plenty of nice places nearby a short distance by car and great places to eat. If you like walking especially with a dog then this is perfect you would be hard pushed to find anything better will definately be going back
Mrs Harrison
June 2015
The cottage was gorgeous; very well decorated and presented, and had beautiful gardens both front and back. Travelled with two infants who were well catered for. The owners were very friendly and aimed to make your stay as comfortable as possible. We would come back again and hopefully soon.
Ms Bradley
June 2015
Liked everything! The cottage was absolutely charming and of the highest standard. Should be rated 5 star. Our hosts were most welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. A perfect setting for a quiet and relaxing break and much appreciated by our dear little dog. There was stunning scenery and quaint little towns within easy reach.
May 2015
The owners have a beautiful and high quality cottage in a wonderful part of the Pennines. Everything we needed was catered for, including for the dog, which is rare and really appreciated. We enjoyed both leisurely walks straight from the door and adventurous hikes up the wide range of fells close by. This cottage was one of the best we have stayed at over the years and we are already planning our return visit.
Mrs Skelton
April 2015
The moment we stepped into the cottage we felt so relaxed. Every room was furnished and decorated beautifully. There were lots of special little touches in each room. The views from every window were breathtaking. The owners couldn't have done anything more to have made our holiday better, nothing was too much trouble for them. Everyone we met in the village were so friendly and welcoming. We will definitely recommend the cottage to friends and family, and will be returning ourselves in the near future there.
Charlotte H
March 2015
After staying in Glenridding Cottage for three nights with my family, we were all excited and eager to tell everybody how beautiful our holiday home was! The pictures make Glenridding Cottage look lovely, but seeing it in person is even better! The newly renovated property has been decorated to the highest standard and it really does make your stay that little extra special! The cottage had everything we needed, and it was obvious so much thought and attention to detail had been invested in making this home a perfect place to enjoy your break. The cottage owners genuinely had thought of everything! Upon arrival we were greeted by Allyson the cottage owner who lives next door with her husband Mark, as this is the first time we have used Sykes Cottages we really didnt know what to expect, Allyson was the most welcoming lovely host who made us feel right at home from the beginning, she made it very clear we were to ask if there was anything we needed and we didnt feel like we were putting her out at all, she was so happy to help! Allyson and Mark were always friendly faces in the morning and always made time to stop and chat, asking how our holiday was and answering any questions we had suggesting nice places to visit and eat. The log fire is a beautiful touch and everything we needed was right there, there was more than enough wood, coal and firelighters and Allyson even said her and her husband would help us light it if we were struggling. There was a lovely book on the table detailing everything we needed to know about the cottage, some wine and some lovely jams, also a little visitors book with letters from previous families about their stays, all of which, it seems were as perfect as ours was! We are especially grateful for having the chance to take our dog Billy too! As this was super special and important for us. Billy had his own little room at the back of the house which had a bowl of treats and a lovely letter from Allysons dogs next door welcoming him! this was a lovely touch and really made us smile because he is one of the family! In terms of cleanliness and tidiness the cottage was immaculate in every way! Allyson and Mark you have done a fantastic job, thankyou for your hospitality and also Sykes Cottages for helping us find the perfect holiday home! We cannot recommend Glenridding Cottage enough!! The Hardmans
Mrs Aldwinckle
February 2015
A wonderful cottage to stay in with access to the Lakes and the Yorkshire Dales. The cottage is beautiful. We were made very welcome by the owner and will definitely be back sometime.
Mr Markham
February 2015
The owners who lived next door were tentative without being overbearing. The cottage was immaculate and everything was in fantastic condition. In particular the kitchen was fab and had everything you needed as well as being modern and stylish.
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