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Lake District Self Catering cottage, Scales Cottage, Lorton, sleeps 6

Areas: Lake District

Scales Cottage
CA13 9UA

Scales Cottage, Lorton, Cumbria

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £515

This lovely 17th century Lakeland cottage has beams, wi-fi and is pet friendly located in the village of Lorton near Keswick in the Lake District National Park and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

Scales Cottage is a lovely renovated Lakeland Cottage in the village of Lorton, near Keswick in the Lake District National Park. The cottage can sleep six people in three bedrooms; two king-size doubles and one double. There is a family bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC.

A large sociable kitchen with dining area and wood burning stove and a comfortable sitting room. To the outside of the cottage is off road parking and a lovely patio garden. Scales Cottage is a lovely cottage in a fabulous part of the Lake District.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly


the person who claimed it isnt actually the owner infact MY FAMILY OWNS IT i will be reporting the account who "owns it"
Matty L

Beautiful Cottage
It's 22:11 and I?m still sat outside of this wonderful cottage contemplating my return home tomorrow. Yes, we have been very lucky 7 days of tropical weather with today hitting a high of 28 degrees! To say I?m gutted at leaving this wonderful cottage is an understatement. Do I need to leave, could I become a squatter! Cottage itself is beautiful, the surroundings area is second to none, peaceful, beautiful location, close to local pubs if you need them but believe me if you get the weather we had there is no need to leave! It was a bit hot to walk but hey I?m not complaining. We went out early morning or late at night but daytime was a no, no due to the high temperatures. The cottage has everything you need, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Nice and clean and home from home. The owners are fantastic and will help with anything you need! Feeling very sad to be going home but already booked for next year! Fantastic cottage, owners, location and cottage! See you again very soon

Excellent find
We have just returned after spending a fantastic week at Scales cottage. The owners are within easy reach if you need them and welcoming and friendly. We arrived with our two dogs and there are handy walks nearby if you don't want a drive out. Superb cottage which is very well equipped with plenty of parking room. We went for a relaxing break and would highly recommend a stay here. The weather was fantastic all week, and we only put the heating on once when we arrived and the cottage soon got lovely and warm, we didn't need it on for the rest of the week with the superb weather. Handy utility room equipped with washer and dryer and great to store dirty walking boots. Can't wait already till we can return.

Just perfect!!!
Stayed at one of the cottages for a weekend, as our friends were getting married locally. We looked inside 3 of the cottages ( as other friends were staying in them also) and all of them were simply perfect! They all had a king size 4 poster bed we're very clean, and extremely spacious. The people who owned the cottages were so friendly and helpful. Our room had wonderful views and was so relaxing. A lovely little hamper basket was left in our cottage for when we arrived, such a lovely thing to do. Thank you! We will definitely be returning to these beautiful cottages.

Beautiful holiday cottage.
We shared the cottage as a family of 6 adults and two dogs. The cottage is fantastic as a family home and base. It's easy to get to Keswick and other areas. Plenty of room in the cottage, the small bedroom which is stated as only suitable for children will be ok for two adults as long as your friendly and adaptable!! The owners are really wonderful people and will help with any matters arising. I was able to leave my mirror dinghy and Canadian canoe in the parking area and we could still get 3 cars in. The trout lakes are worth a go and supper is quite easy to catch (you will have to pay for the fish). Can't fault this place as a family holiday venue but make sure you take some insect repellant as it will be needed.
Dave S



Parking Space Parking Space
Linen Provided Linen provided
Dishwasher Dishwasher
cooker Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
High Chair High Chair
Cot Cot
WiFi WiFi


Double Beds


Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
Oil central heating and woodburning stove
TV and DVD
Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc in rent
Bed linen inc in rent
Towels are not provided
Cot on request
Off road parking for 3 cars
Raised terrace area with furniture and small lawned area
Three well behaved pets welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop and pub less than 2 miles
Note: The double bedroom has a sloping ceiling and is only suitable for children
Note: Guests may fish free of charge on the pond located 200 yards from the cottage and stocked with rainbow trout
Note: Pond on site, children to be supervised

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Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

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

Spout Force Waterfall - 0.9 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Whinlatter Pass - 2.4 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Force Crag Mine - 3 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Crummock Water - 3.9 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Bassenthwaite Lake - 4 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Cockermouth All Saints Church - 4.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Castlegate House Gallery - 4.4 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Jennings Brewery Tour - 4.4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Wordsworth House - 4.5 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Mirehouse - 4.6 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

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