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Self Catering in Cumbria - Gilsland

Areas: Hadrian's Wall


Bibra, Gilsland, Cumbria

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £238.00

This single-storey cottage is on the fringes of Gilsland, straddling Northumberland and Cumbria, and can sleep 2 people in its one bedroom.

Bibra is a single-storey, cosy cottage situated on the fringes of the village of Gilsland, straddling the Northumberland, Cumbria border. The cottage sleeps two people in its double bedroom, and also has a bathroom, a compact kitchen and a cosy sitting and dining room. Outside the cottage there is off road parking for one car, and a shared patio area.

Surrounded by stunning countryside, and located on Hadrian's Wall, Bibra is a perfect cottage for a romantic escape.


This self catering cottage felt like a home away from home - a very welcome surprise as some self catering cottages are very sparse and not as homely but Bibra was absolutely lovely and very well priced. Countryside location was as expected.
Mr Anderson

A lovely little Cottage. Excellent location for exploring the area.
Miss Palmer

We loved everything about our holiday. The cottage was lovely, the local area was beautiful and the locals are friendly.
Miss Jones

The cottage was in an idyllic setting providing you like the peace and quiet - we loved it. The setting is in a lovely spot with beautiful scenery round about. Thanks for your recommendation.
Mrs Wotherspoon

Lovely cottage, nicely decorated, small but perfectly formed.
Mrs Lyons



Parking Space Parking Space
Linen Provided Linen provided
Towels Provided Towels provided
cookewr Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television


Double Beds


Electric storage heaters
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, radio alarm with iPod dock
All power inc in rent
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Off road parking for 1 car
Small shared patio platform with picnic bench, overlooking countryside
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Shop 6 miles, pub serving food 10 mins walk

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Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

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

Poltross Burn Milecastle (Hadrian's Wall) - 0.4 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Willowford (Hadrian's Wall) - 0.9 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Willowford Roman Bridge (Hadrian's Wall) - 1.2 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Thirlwall Castle - 1.2 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Harrows Scar Milecastle (Hadrian's Wall) - 1.2 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Birdoswald Fort and Hadrian's Wall - 1.3 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Blenkinsopp Castle - 1.9 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Walltown Crags Roman Wall (Hadrian's Wall) - 2.2 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Leahill Turret and Piper Sike Turret (Hadrian's Wall) - 3.6 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Bank's East Turret (Hadrian's Wall) - 4 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

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