Self Catering in Cumbria - Newlands

The Hayloft

The Hayloft, Newlands, Cumbria
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Sykes Cottages

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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £326.00 - 708.00

This first floor barn conversion is situated on a working farm in the Newlands Valley and is five miles from Keswick, and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.

The Hayloft is a first floor barn conversion, located on a working farm in the Newlands Valley, five miles from Keswick. The property can sleep four people in two bedrooms - two super king-size doubles (zip and link), both with en-suite shower, basin, WC and heated towel rails. The living accommodation is open plan, with a fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove (there are a separate utility, bike storage and kennelling area on the ground floor of the barn). Outside, there is a small rear garden and patio with garden furniture, along with off road parking for two cars. With wonderful walking available on the doorstep and spectacular views to enjoy, The Hayloft is an ideal romantic, rural retreat.


The location was excellent. Owners are very nice and friendly.
Mr Gordon Allen, Wirral, Merseyside
March 2014

Great place in setting and contents. Beautiful setting. Would go back in a heartbeat.
Ms Mandy Pegman, Washington, Tyne and Wear
April 2014

On arrival at The Hayloft we were overwhelmed by the log burner, flowers and biscuits. Its the best place we have stayed in. The owners were most helpful and obliging and we will go back, if it was star rated it would be 5 star plus.
Mr George Pearson, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
May 2014

The Hayloft was really a nice cottage at a very high standard in a beautiful part of the Lakes. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful and we will definitely be holidaying at The Hayloft next year. l could recommend The Hayloft to anybody.
Mr John Middleton, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
May 2014

Stunning views from the property and walks right on the doorstep!
Mrs Emma Thomas, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
May 2014

This cottage is in a spectacular location with wonderful views. Being away from the nearest lakes, it is particularly peaceful, although still within each reach of popular tourist attractions. The cottage itself is superb, the layout of two en-suite bedrooms around the sitting room well thought-through, the furnishings of very high quality and the decorations charming. The terrace and garden are perfect for the occasional sunny day (!) and through the efforts of the owners the bird life is spectacular (we saw a woodpecker family: mother, father and chick, every day). The owners were very helpful.
Mr David Smith, London,
June 2014

The location was perfect for a peaceful holiday.
Mr Andrew Bentham, Derby,
June 2014

Friendly owners, perfect location. Great being on working farm with animals. Bird feeders meant there was birdwatching from the cottage windows - and wonderful views.
Mr Christopher Hall, Norwich, Norfolk
August 2014

A brilliant cottage; we will stay again.
Mr David Owen, Plymouth, Devon
August 2014

Everything was fantastic, a great place.
Mr Michael Greaves, Southampton, Hampshire
September 2014

The setting of the Hayloft was marvellous and the surrounding countryside was wonderful. We wanted for nothing.
Mrs Diana Lambley, Doncaster, Melbourne
September 2014

Fab place - everything is excellent, we love it! Thanks to the owners.
Ms Louise Smith, King's Lynn,
November 2014

This was an outstanding property in a wonderfully remote location. Stunning surroundings and view. All facilities were excellent with a good selection of guides and maps to borrow and family games available. A perfect break was had by us all. The log burner within the property had the place toasty during the cold snaps we had and there were plenty of dry hardwood logs available.
Mr Steve Webb, Hexham,
December 2014

A fantastic well equipped, spotless cottage in a great location. The wood burner in the lounge heated the place quickly and made it cosy. There were great walks from the doorstep and amazing views of Skiddaw from the kitchen window. The super king size bed was really comfy and it was only a 15 minute drive into Keswick. Overall a great spot for exploring the Northern Lakes.
Mrs Sally Ainsworth, Leeds,
March 2015

The location was excellent, with lots of walking direct from cottage, the car could have a rest. Had very friendly and helpful owners. Lovely and quiet, a proper get away.
Mr John Evans, Colchester, Essex
May 2015

The owners welcomed us on arrival and made sure we had information regarding the accommodation, directions to local points of interest, where to purchase food items and good food pubs. The property was exceptionally clean with all mod cons, and was situated in the most beautiful setting with amazing views from all windows. Eat in or locally, you would not be disappointed with the surroundings. The accommodation and location is perfect for dogs. It is somewhere we would recommend and where we will be returning for many years to come.
Mr Stock, Bury St. Edmunds,
July 2015

Services / Facilities:

Full oil central heating with additional heating from woodburning stove in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, slow cooker, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, radio, selection of books, games and DVDs, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent, fuel for woodburning stove provided on honesty box basis. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Off road parking for 2 cars. Small rear garden and patio with garden furniture. One well behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops 3 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: The cottage is accessed via rear steps leading to a level entrance by the garden. A ramp also runs to the entrance. Note: The owners provide a steel kennel/cage in the utility room for pets if required.

Changeover Day


Double Beds: 2

Further Amenities:
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine
High Chair

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Newlands area.

Nearest Attractions

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

Derwentwater - 1.6 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Lodore Falls Waterfall - 2 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Bowder Stone - 2.3 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Force Crag Mine - 2.5 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Derwent Island House - 2.8 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

St Kentigern, Crosthwaite - 3.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Keswick Museum - 3.4 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Whinlatter Pass - 3.4 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Castlerigg - 3.5 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Borrowdale - 3.7 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

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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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