Single holiday let sleeping up to 4 guestsPottery Cottage is a high quality well-furnished comfortable centrally heated 2 bedroom cottage situated in the beautiful unspoilt village of Skelton. The cottage was originally a pottery until converted in 1999. Skelton is on the edge of the Lake District National Park, about 4 miles from Caldbeck and the northern fells. Ullswater and the market town of Penrith are both 7 miles away, reached in around 10-15 minutes by car. Keswick and Carlisle 20 minutes away you’ll find Pottery Cottage the ideal base for your holiday.
Pottery Cottage is in the heart of the village within a short walk to village inn, which has recently reopened under new ownership, offering excellent food and cask ale. We would recommend making a reservation to avoid any disappointments (telephone 01768 484301)
There are views across the countryside from the cottage to Blencathra and Carrock Fell. There are many walks around Skelton and the nearby villages, all taking in wonderful views. Local activities include ghyll scrambling , fell-walking, climbing, sailing and pony trekking. Swimming pools indoor and outdoor (summer only!) are a short distance away.
Places of interest include Museums - Tullie House in Carlisle is the best.
Country Houses including
Hutton in the Forest
Lowther Castle whose grounds and exterior have been recently restored with the facade of the original castle and a play castle including turrets and zip wire, recently extended with party barn, slide and much more.
Cottage facilities – Ground floor with entrance hall leading to lounge/dining room with free wi-fi, flat-screen TV, free-view, DVD player and hi-fi (with i-pod connection) and a selection of dvd's, books, games, maps and walking books for this area. The lounge has views to both the south and west. The modern kitchen is well equipped including gas hob, electric cooker, fridge and microwave.
On the first floor you will find 2 bedrooms, main bedroom with a king-size bed and one room with twin beds, both bedrooms are light and airy.
The bathroom has a wash basin, WC and a bath with thermostatically controlled shower.
ALL BED LINEN IS PROVIDED.
Iron and ironing board.
Storage for bicycles, kayaks etc.,
Use of garden area/s.
All heating costs are included.