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The Snug in Longtown, Cumbria

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sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

The Snug description

Holiday home
The Snug is a gorgeous micro home converted from a shepherd's hut. If you're looking for bespoke luxury accommodation in captivating Cumbria, then this unique little jewel box is the perfect romantic retreat. The open plan accommodation includes a wood burning stove, wet room and double bed and the private seating area with hot tub is the perfect oasis for relaxing, unwinding and recharging your batteries. There's also an outdoor shower and fire pit - toasting forks and marshmallows supplied! - and plenty of off-road parking. Guests are free to roam the 3 1/2 acre site and use the tree house. Just 6 miles from romantic Gretna Green, 10 miles from stylish and historic Carlisle and within easy reach of the Solway Coast, Lake District and Hadrian's Wall, the Snug is the ideal location for a couple's break or to celebrate a very special occasion at any time of year.

A delightful, well-stocked town in northern Cumbria that runs alongside the River Esk. Longtown is a fantastic base for a holiday as it comes in the centre of four Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, including Solway Coast AONB, the Northumberland National Park, North Pennines AONB and the Lake District National Park.The local area offers a pleasant range of shops, pubs and restaurants for you to choose from.

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.

Electric heating with wood burning stove. Fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, portable induction hob, Belfast sink, TV with DVD, Electricity and welcome pack including logs. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Wifi available. Off-road parking. Private screened area beside Carwinley Beck, hot tub, seating area, fire pit (toasting forks and marshmallows provided), outdoor cold shower. Use of grounds. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop, restaurant and pub 5 mins drive. River and countryside walks and cycling trails in the local area. Please note as the hot tub is emptied, cleaned and re filled between each booking it may not be at the optimum temperature for your arrival.


  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Great view
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Wifi
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Mr Service
April 2019
We stayed at the snug in Longtown.. I took my fiancée away a for her 30th birthday when we got there the owners who are very lovely had banners,ballon, Prosecco, chocolates and even baked a brownie cake. The snug was so cosy and tucked away, the decking all light up at night was amazing with the beck in the backdrop. Hot tub was amazing. Will be booking to go there again soon.
Miss Bowen
April 2019
My boyfriend and I have just come back from the most relaxing and cosy weekend at The Snug.. It is the perfect retreat for anyone needing an escape from the real world. The pictures are amazing but you really have to visit this place to appreciate just how lovely it is and it is made even more welcoming by the lovely hosts. The little touches they make just made it perfect... Prosecco in the hot tub, toasting marshmallows, sitting out on the lit up decking on the evening. Definitely recommend to anyone wanting to unwind and enjoy some peace and quiet. We're already talking about coming back again. Thank you so much :)
Mr Twinning
November 2018
Fantastic weekend break in a great setting Trevor and Danielle made us feel very .... Fantastic weekend break in a great setting Trevor and Danielle made us feel very welcome from start to finish we had such a relaxing break amazing place
Mrs Starkey
November 2018
We had such a lovely relaxing weekend at The Snug! Danielle and Trevor are fabulous hosts who make you feel at home and are so generous in terms of a welcome pack, giving us a lift to the March Bank and even borrowed us their wellies! We had such a fantastic time and would love to go back again someday. We have recommended The Snug to family and friends because we loved it so much. Thank you :)
Mr Henry
October 2018
Excellent stay and would recommend to anyone..
Mr Creese
October 2018
Great break, made perfect by the amazing hosts Trevor and Danielle, the design .... Great break, made perfect by the amazing hosts Trevor and Danielle, the design and facilities of the Snug, and the excellent Sykes App and information
Mr Hutchings
September 2018
Brilliant hosts who catered for our every need, amazing location and stay
Miss Forster
August 2018
The snug was so perfect.. We booked this the after our wedding for a little get away. We would highly recommend this to any ages, it is so romantic , sitting in the hot tub, starry nights while sipping fizz (from the owners) and the snug lived up to its name. The owners are lovely and made it extra special for us celebrating “the newly weds” We met some lovely local folk who we intend to keep in touch with. Therefore,We will definitely be coming back. Nicki & Dean X
Miss Herstell
August 2018
Amazing place! Will most certainly be returning.
Miss Rees
July 2018
The Snug is exactly that - snug, cosy and homely.. Our hosts were incredibly friendly, and the Snug itself was clean and comfortable with all we needed for a short break - there was even homebaked brownies and a bottle of bubbly waiting for us when we arrived, which we very much enjoyed in the hot tub! The setting of the Snug is beautiful and peaceful, and within easy reach of plenty of nearby attractions. Would love to stay here again.
Mrs Meikle-green
May 2018
Absolutely amazing place to stay.. Every little detail had been carefully thought out and this really was a place of complete tranquility
Robyn D
September 2017
Where do I start, Greeted by Danielle and Trevor in the most friendly manor, they showed us about the grounds and introduced us to the new ventures they were planning (looked amazing) - they then explained that the huuuuge garden area, decking area and hot tub was all ours privately during our stay! The Snug itself is just amazing, we arrived to a freshly baked homemade cake and a chilled bottle of wine in the fridge for us! Was such a perfect anniversary weekend and Danielle and Trevor could not have been more accommodating. Advised us of where to go round about - pubs, restaurants, things to do etc. Hot Dub and garden area are exquisite - I was very impressed! Overall the most amazing, incredible place to go and stay. Will definitely be back! xxx
Anthony M
June 2017
Had a wonderful relaxing 3 night stay at the Snug. The hot tub was superb (even in the rainfall) perfect location as we wanted to cycle around Kielder Water in Northumberland and its only a 45 minute drive away! Not far from Gretna Retail Outlet, which is also worth a visit.
May 2017
We had the most wonderful weekend. We arrived Friday afternoon and we couldn't believe how welcome we felt . We were shown to the shepherd's? hut and told how things work etc and then left to our own devices. They had bought us a bottle of fizz and some beautiful biscuits which went down a treat. The hottub was idyllic .it's all sat in very pretty and? very private area. It's worth the money and all ready I am wanting to book and go back.
David M
March 2017
If this place is available as you read this, book it, book it now: I can wait. We stayed here for 5 nights in March as part of our 'we've actually managed to get some NHS leave together, what shall we do' holiday. We picked it because of the hot tub, location and likely lack of the modern world (in a good way). The hosts are welcome and friendly, but not intrusive. The converted shepherds hut was fabulous. It was warm (underfloor heating) and well insulated so not drafty at night. The wetroom actually worked as opposed to showering whilst sat on the loo: it efficient with space and had a more powerful shower than some hotels I've stayed in. The small kitchen was ideal for breakfasts and could probably be used for basic meals, though we didn't. The bed was very comfortable and we slept brilliantly. Plus power sockets! At least four: again more than most hotels I've been in. The small wood burner was brilliant: possibly too good as with the heating it was stiffling: we reduced the heating and fuel level the second time! Outside is a small garden with deck overlooking the brook (read near ravine) and a hot tub (fully function: great after a day walking!) This is all screened from the outside world by hedges. We loved the lack of mobile signal/wifi as it allowed wind down time at the end of the day: and was part of the reason we picked it. We used the snug for trips to Hadrian's wall, Carlisle and the lakes where we mainly walked and the snug allowed us the ideal stay. Apparently the 5 nights we stayed is the record: but it didn't feel too long. So if your still here reading this: book it you wont regret it!
Shelley G
October 2016
Had a lovely weekend away with my daughter in The Snug. Refreshing to spend some quality time away from phones/internet/social media. Trevor, Danielle and the dogs are very welcoming and nothing is to much trouble. Beautiful scenery, beautiful accommodation & we will definitely be returning.
July 2016
had a fantastic 2 nights hot tub fantastic location fantastic a great place to get away from it all- Danielle and Trevor very welcoming and everything you need is in the Snug- can't wait to revisit - thank you
nagasaki b
June 2016
Had an amazing 2 nights here as the 1st occupants.The hosts, Trevor and Dannielle can't do enough for you but respect your space at the same time. There was a bottle of fizz cooled and waiting along with other little extras that added a lovely touch as it was a 20th Anniversary treat ! The hot tub is a must whatever the weather. Breakfast was enjoyed on the decking overlooking the Gorge as was the fizz at night when it was all lit up. As we were the first visitors unfortunately the fire pit wasn't in place however an extra night in the hot tub was our compensation and that was fine by us, besides its a good reason to have to return. I cannot recommend 'The Snug' highly enough a definite MUST book.
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