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  • Pottery Cottage
  • Pottery Cottage Lounge - bright, airy, south and west facing onto
  • Pottery Cottage
  • Pottery Cottage Kitchen - well equipped with breakfast bar
  • Pottery Cottage Main Bed - bright and airy with views to the fells
  • Pottery Cottage Twin bedroom - light and cosy
  • Pottery Cottage
  • Pottery Cottage
  • Pottery Cottage
  • Pottery Cottage

Pottery Cottage

Cumbria Eden District Skelton

Ref: cmb3096

Basic Info

  • Changeover days: saturday Flexible
  • Open: All year
  • Contact:
  • 01768 484 381
  • 07855245359


  • Children welcome
  • Internet access
  • Parking
  • Easy access
  • Fishing nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Short breaks
  • Tennis

Prices Information

  • £340 - £500 - offers available at short notice or reduced occupancy
    Short Breaks Available

Special offers

  • from Sat 30th Jun to Sat 7th Jul, 7 nights, £440

  • from Sat 7th Jul to Sat 14th Jul, 7 nights, £440

  • from Sat 14th Jul to Mon 16th Jul, 3 nights, £270

Multiple holiday lets sleeping up to 0 guests in total

Sleeps up to 4

Pottery 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, the Dog and Gun. New owners, Ben and Lizzie Queen-Fryer are shortlisted in the Cumbria Life 2018 Food and Drink awards. Ben brings with him a wealth of experience and food knowledge. Offering fresh and exciting dishes as well as what you would expect from a country inn. Cask beers from around the area with personally selected wines giving you the ideal refreshment with your meal. 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.


Iron and ironing board.
Parking space
Storage for bicycles, kayaks etc.,
Use of garden area/s.
All heating costs are included.

Located in the heart of the unspoilt village of Skelton in the Eden Valley on the edge of the Lake District National Park. A high quality property comfortably sleeping 4 people in 2 bedrooms offering views & easy access to the peaceful northern fells which are excellent for both walking and cycling.

£340 - £500 - offers available at short notice or reduced occupancy
Short Breaks Available

Local amenities

  • Booths 4 miles
  • Cranstons Food Hall 4.5 miles
  • Sun Inn 6 miles
  • Pooley Bridge Inn 6 miles
  • Granny Dowbekin's Tearooms 6 miles
  • The Brackenrigg Inn 6.5 miles
  • Aqua Sana Spa 8.5 miles
  • Village Centre 9 miles
  • Sub-Tropical Swimming Paradise 9 miles
  • The Pancake House 9 miles

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