Children are very welcome at all of our cottages.  We are happy to provide a box of age specific toys, books and children’s DVDs. As well as the gardens available for each of the cottages, Mite Villa and The Smithy have a playground complete with a playhouse, swings and slide. Large toys are also available, seesaw, car, children’s picnic table and seats as well as an adult garden seat.



The closest fuel/car wash/Mace store is available at the Texaco garage 2 miles away on the A595 in Holmrook. Repairs available at Fell View garage in Eskdale.



All the cottages have parking space for 2 cars with Damson Cottage also having one covered car parking space.




All linen is provided with 100% Egyptian cotton, 400 and 300 thread Egyptian cotton and Egyptian percale bedding, luxurious towels and plenty of tea towels. Mite Villa and The Smithy have their own integrated washer/dryer and iron and ironing board in their cottages. Damson and Greengage Cottages have a separate laundry with separate front loader washer and dryer and separate large load top loader washer and dryer, complete with drying rack and iron and ironing board.



All cottages have their own terrace/garden and access to a walled garden. Mite Villa and The Smithy also have access to a children’s playground.



Sorry we have a no pets policy.



Eskdale Stores provides all your immediate food/newspaper/wine and spirit needs,sells outdoor gear and maps and has a cash machine.

You may want to take advantage of an online grocery order with delivery to your cottage door, available from Tesco, Morrisons, ASDA and Ocado. We will collect them for you and put them inside for you, ensuring cold items are put into the fridge. The postcode for Mite Villa and The Smithy is CA19 1TW and for Damson and Greengage Cottages is CA19 1TR.

Other shopping includes:

  • Mace store attached to Texaco Garage  2 miles away on A595
  • Lakeland Habit in Gosforth a Nisa store, 4 miles away
  • Mace store in Seascale 6 miles away at Beach Stores
  • Co-Op in Egremont 10 miles
  • Full variety of supermarkets in Whitehaven 14 miles away.


Cash machine at Eskdale Stores.

NatWest Mobile Banking on Tuesdays from 11.15 to 11.45 car park opposite the Village Hall and nearest NatWest branches are in Seascale 6 miles away and Egremont 10 miles away.


If there is any further information you would like to know about the cottages or the area please call 019467 23214 or email