Self Catering in Cumbria - Milton

Swift Cottage

Swift Cottage, Milton, Cumbria
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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £328.00 - 613.00

This stone-built, mid-terrace, single-storey cottage in the rural, Cumbrian village of Milton sleeps four people in two bedrooms.

Swift Cottage is a stone-built, mid-terrace, single-storey barn conversion, on the owners' working livestock farm, in the rural village of Milton, just two miles from the market town of Brampton. This cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms, consisting of one double with en-suite shower and one twin, as well as a bathroom. The cottage also has an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Outside there's off road parking for two cars, a lawned garden with patio and furniture and shared use of a summerhouse and hot tub. Swift Cottage is a convenient base for exploring both the Lake District and Northumberland.


We particularly liked the peace and quiet in this luxurious accommodation. Owner was lovely and non intrusive. Swift cottage was just what we needed excellent, can't speak highly enough about our break.
Mrs Holland

This cottage was superb, everything you want for a relaxing, peaceful, luxurious break. Owners were so welcoming and friendly and were not intrusive during our stay. Great value for money, only issue was weather which is totally out with the owners control, unfortunately
Cecilia H

Everything you need at Swift Cottage and it was beautifully decorated and was so well equipped. Perfect location and surroundings and the owner was so friendly. We love it there.
Mrs Houlston

A dog friendly cottage with a great living room and log burner, very comfortable beds and friendly owners who were helpful. Good location too.
Mr Hurley

Can't fault swift cottage at all. We decided to spend the second half of our honeymoon here with the sole purpose of relaxing and getting away from it all and that's exactly what we did. The cottage is situated in the small town of Milton which is about a mile away from Brampton (which has a co-op, pubs, take aways, golden fortune chinese delivers and is very nice, coffee shops etc.) Milton itself is very quiet but that's exactly what we were after. There was a lovely walk through a nearby forest which we both enjoyed, and there are plenty of other things to see and do in the local area, Hadrians wall is about 4 miles away and Carlisle is about 10 miles away if you want to go shopping. As other reviewers have said there aren't a lot of big supermarkets nearby so I would suggest doing a shop closer to home and taking it with you, there is plenty of cupboard space and a decent size fridge freezer to store everything. The cottage itself is exactly what you'd want for a short break. Clean, comfortable, and well equipped. We took our own basics, tea coffee sugar etc. but found it was already there which was great, there's a dish washer to save on washing up which was even better and the cottage was clean from top to to bottom. The log fire was great with enough wood to keep you going for a couple of days and more available for a small fee should you need it. We took our dog which has been an issue in places we have stayed previously as she's a bit of an escape artist and so we have to leave her tied up or behind closed doors to prevent her escaping, wasn't an issue here though! A previous reviewer mentioned pallets on parts of the fence in the garden to plug some holes but these have now gone and the fence is complete giving an excellent enclosed space for dogs to run around, we didn't sit out there because of the weather but I imagine in summer it would be nice to sit and have a bbq and a drink out there. We didn't end up using the hot tub but that looks great as well. What more can i say...friendly owners...great accommodation....lovely area...perfect!

Services / Facilities:

Electric wall heaters with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike storage. Lawned garden with patio and furniture. Shared use (with four other cottages on-site) of summerhouse and hot tub all year round at 40 per week or 20 per short break, payable direct to owner on arrival (use is by direct arrangement with owner). Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: There are 3 steps to access property at front.

Changeover Day


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

Naworth Castle - 1.2 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Lanercost Priory - 2 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Hare Hill (Hadrians Wall) - 2.5 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Pike Hill Signal Tower (Hadrian's Wall) - 2.9 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Bank's East Turret (Hadrian's Wall) - 2.9 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Leahill Turret and Piper Sike Turret (Hadrian's Wall) - 3.3 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Harrows Scar Milecastle (Hadrian's Wall) - 5.4 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Willowford Roman Bridge (Hadrian's Wall) - 5.4 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Birdoswald Fort and Hadrian's Wall - 5.4 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Willowford (Hadrian's Wall) - 5.7 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

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