Self Catering in Cumbria - Penrith

Areas: Lake District

Penrith Travel and Heritage Information

SwallowÂ’s Nest

Swallow’s Nest, Penrith, Cumbria
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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £265.00 - 548.00

Low Dyke is a wonderful semi detached, sandstone barn conversion, situated in the hamlet of Catterlen, five miles from Penrith. The cottage sleeps four and has an ensuite bedroom.

Low Dyke is situated in the lovely hamlet of Catterlen, five miles from Penrith and is a wonderful semi detached, sandstone barn conversion, that offers quality accommodation. This 'upside down' cottage features an open plan living area with sitting area, dining area and well equipped fitted kitchen on the 1st floor and the bedrooms, bathrooms and underfloor heating are on the ground floor. The living area has a cosy woodburner, exposed beams and french doors that open out onto a Juliet balcony. This cottage sleeps four and has two bedrooms - one double with en-suite shower room and one twin. The bustling town of Penrith is only five miles away, and offers a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants. The breathtaking Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks are close by as are the lakes of Ullswater and Haweswater. Low Dyke is a perfect base for exploring the area.


We liked the warm welcome and helpful, caring attitude of the owners. Throughout the week, they were really helpful when needed. The situation of the cottage also provides easy access to the marvellous scenery and places to visit within the Lake District.
Miss Robinson

The cottage was outstanding with everything you need, we were amazed that the little details had been catered for. The owners are lovely and really made us feel welcome.
Mr O'donnell

Liked the welcoming host and the boutique hotel feel of the cottage.
Mrs Dawson

We have stayed several times at Swallows Nest and each time it has been perfect! The cottage is contemporary and stylish yet feels very homely and cosy! The cottage has everything you could want and two bathrooms make it ideal for a family. The hosts are so friendly and accommodating and nothing is too much trouble. Penrith with Booths supermarket is less than 10 mins away as is Ullswater. Fabulous and we cannot wait to stay again!

A superb cottage and we had a wonderful welcome from the owner. The cottage was a warm and welcoming "home" to come back to after a long day out.
Mr Smith

Services / Facilities:

Full oil central heating with underfloor heating on ground floor, woodburner in sitting area and solar panelled hot water. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, colour TV with Freeview, DVD player, surround sound cinema system, radio, iPod dock, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent, additional logs for woodburner available to purchase from the owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Sorry, no smoking and no pets. Pub 2 miles, shop 5 miles.

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Double Beds: 1
Twin Beds: 1

Further Amenities:
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine
High Chair

Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Hutton-in-the-Forest - 2.1 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Penrith, St Andrew's Church - 2.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Penrith Castle - 2.9 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Mayburgh Henge - 3.7 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

King Arthur's Round Table - 3.9 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Dalemain - 4 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Brougham Hall - 4.1 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Brougham Castle - 4.3 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Dacre, St Andrews Church - 4.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

The Countess Pillar - 4.8 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Nearest Alternative Cottages

Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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