Little Swinside
Little Swinside Cottage was converted from the original barn and has lovely oak beams. Most of the accommodation is upstairs - the double bedroom, sitting/dining room with a log burner, kitchen, and bathroom. Downstairs a patio room has exceptional views down the Lorton valley and French windows that lead onto a small terrace with table and chairs. The patio room also has a sofa bed that can be used for children or another adult (for a small extra cost). For large groups Little Swinside can be let with the Farmhouse next door; the two are connected via a lockable door. See below for photos, more detail, and availability.
  • Sleeps 2+
  • 1 Bedroom (& a sofa bed in the patio room)
  • Good wifi & fibre broadband
  • Woodburning Stove (1st basket of logs included)
  • 1 well-behaved dog welcome
  • Saturday changeover in school holidays
  • Short breaks available outside school hols
  • Hot tub usually available (10 a night)
  • Bed linen included. Bath towel hire 2
  • Central heating & electricity included
  • Free range eggs available
  • Arrival after 15:00; Departure 10:00
  • Nearest pub - 1.5 miles
  • Keswick 8 miles, Cockermouth 6 miles
Patio Room
The downstairs patio room opens out through sliding patio doors onto its own small terrace overlooking the garden and the valley beyond. The views are magnificent.

This room is centrally heated. It has a sofa bed and can be used as an extra bedroom for children or another adult (for a small extra charge).
Double bedroom
The double bedroom is 'small but perfectly formed' and has a lovely view out over the Lorton valley.
Sitting/Dining Room
The cosy sitting/dining room is furnished with a large corner sofa, dining table, and a TV with DVD.There are also lots of books, maps, and games that you are welcome to use.

The room looks north and east towards Scotland and the Lorton Fells. There are often sheep grazing immediately behind the cottage.
Log burner in sitting room
The sitting room has a log burner for those autumn, winter, and spring evenings - or anytime you want a little more warmth! To the right of the log burner is the door to the kitchen.
Kitchen
A door leads from the sitting room into the galley kitchen. The kitchen has recently been completely upgraded. It is well-equipped with an electric cooker, microwave, slow cooker, food processor, fridge, and all the pots, pans & utensils you could need.

Additionally there are laundry facilities in the basement below the cottage, and a large chest freezer for guests to use, accessible from the exterior.
Bathroom next to bedroom
The bathroom next to the bedroom has been newly upgraded. It has a shower over the bath.
Patio
This is the view from the patio looking south east towards Whiteside - in winter.
Patio
Little Swinside patio showing a reflection of the view across the valley.
The Garden
The garden is shared with the Farmhouse and High Swinside Cottage. It has a picnic table and benches for enjoying the view, hammocks under the trees, a pond with tadpoles, a tree house and camp fire circle, and gated access onto the open fells with wonderful walks right on your doorstep.
Dog friendly & path to Lorton village
The garden also has an enclosed area where dogs are free to roam safely.

In the lower garden there are free range hens - and their eggs are usually available.

Through another gate a green lane leads in 20 minutes to Lorton village with its excellent village shop. The friendly dog-welcoming Wheatsheaf pub is 10/15 minutes further on and serves a very good menu!
Other Information
Little Swinside has central heating with radiators in all rooms. The water is heated by immersion heater (at night and by solar power when available in the day).

There is extensive parking - including right next to the cottage for unloading.

Hot tub & barbecue
Boiler room
Laundry room
Shared garden
Enclosed garden area for dogs
Secure bike storage
Open fell access
Free range eggs available
Beds will be ready made
No smoking in the cottages

Interactive 360° Tour of Little Swinside


Patio Room
The downstairs patio room opens out through sliding patio doors onto its own small terrace overlooking the garden and the valley beyond. The views are magnificent.

This room is centrally heated. It has a sofa bed and can be used as an extra bedroom for children or another adult (for a small extra charge).

Double bedroom
The double bedroom is 'small but perfectly formed' and has a lovely view out over the Lorton valley.

Sitting/Dining Room
The cosy sitting/dining room is furnished with a large corner sofa, dining table, and a TV with DVD.There are also lots of books, maps, and games that you are welcome to use.

The room looks north and east towards Scotland and the Lorton Fells. There are often sheep grazing immediately behind the cottage.

Log burner in sitting room
The sitting room has a log burner for those autumn, winter, and spring evenings - or anytime you want a little more warmth! To the right of the log burner is the door to the kitchen.

Kitchen
A door leads from the sitting room into the galley kitchen. The kitchen has recently been completely upgraded. It is well-equipped with an electric cooker, microwave, slow cooker, food processor, fridge, and all the pots, pans & utensils you could need.

Additionally there are laundry facilities in the basement below the cottage, and a large chest freezer for guests to use, accessible from the exterior.

Bathroom next to bedroom
The bathroom next to the bedroom has been newly upgraded. It has a shower over the bath.

Patio
This is the view from the patio looking south east towards Whiteside - in winter.

Patio
Little Swinside patio showing a reflection of the view across the valley.

The Garden
The garden is shared with the Farmhouse and High Swinside Cottage. It has a picnic table and benches for enjoying the view, hammocks under the trees, a pond with tadpoles, a tree house and camp fire circle, and gated access onto the open fells with wonderful walks right on your doorstep.

Dog friendly & path to Lorton village
The garden also has an enclosed area where dogs are free to roam safely.

In the lower garden there are free range hens - and their eggs are usually available.

Through another gate a green lane leads in 20 minutes to Lorton village with its excellent village shop. The friendly dog-welcoming Wheatsheaf pub is 10/15 minutes further on and serves a very good menu!

Other Information
Little Swinside has central heating with radiators in all rooms. The water is heated by immersion heater (at night and by solar power when available in the day).

There is extensive parking - including right next to the cottage for unloading.

Hot tub & barbecue
Boiler room
Laundry room
Shared garden
Enclosed garden area for dogs
Secure bike storage
Open fell access
Free range eggs available
Beds will be ready made
No smoking in the cottages
Little Swinside Booking Information

Hi! The dates shaded green, yellow or red in the Calendar below are available to book. The colours give you the prices at different times of year. The dates shaded in blue are already booked.

Outside school holidays you can book Little Swinside from any day of the week for a minimum of 2 nights. In school hols bookings run from Sat to Sat for a minimum of 7 nights

(If the dates you want are available but the Calendar doesn't allow you to book them, please contact me by email:diana@highswinside.co.uk or phone 01900 85206.

Little Swinside Prices for 2020
Low: 7 Nights: £330, 3-4 Nights: £245
Mid: 7 Nights: £375, 3-4 Nights: £280
High: 7 Nights: £450

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Saturday, 22nd February 2020


3-day break ending Tue 25-Feb-2020£245
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Saturday, 29th February 2020


3-day break ending Tue 03-Mar-2020£245
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Saturday, 25th April 2020


3-day break ending Tue 28-Apr-2020£280
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Tuesday, 30th June 2020


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Saturday, 18th July 2020


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Saturday, 29th August 2020


3-day break ending Tue 01-Sep-2020£280
7-day break ending Sat 05-Sep-2020£375
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Tuesday, 1st September 2020


4-day break ending Sat 05-Sep-2020£218
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Saturday, 3rd October 2020


3-day break ending Tue 06-Oct-2020£280
7-day break ending Sat 10-Oct-2020£375
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14-day break ending Sat 17-Oct-2020Booked
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Tuesday, 6th October 2020


4-day break ending Sat 10-Oct-2020£218
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Tuesday, 10th November 2020


4-day break ending Sat 14-Nov-2020£245
7-day break ending Tue 17-Nov-2020£330
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14-day break ending Tue 24-Nov-2020Booked
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Saturday, 14th November 2020


3-day break ending Tue 17-Nov-2020£245
7-day break ending Sat 21-Nov-2020Booked
10-day break ending Tue 24-Nov-2020£245
14-day break ending Sat 28-Nov-2020£330
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Saturday, 21st November 2020


3-day break ending Tue 24-Nov-2020£245
7-day break ending Sat 28-Nov-2020£330
10-day break ending Tue 01-Dec-2020£575
14-day break ending Sat 05-Dec-2020£660
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Tuesday, 24th November 2020


4-day break ending Sat 28-Nov-2020£245
7-day break ending Tue 01-Dec-2020£330
11-day break ending Sat 05-Dec-2020£575
14-day break ending Tue 08-Dec-2020£660
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Saturday, 28th November 2020


3-day break ending Tue 01-Dec-2020£245
7-day break ending Sat 05-Dec-2020£330
10-day break ending Tue 08-Dec-2020£575
14-day break ending Sat 12-Dec-2020£660
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Tuesday, 1st December 2020


4-day break ending Sat 05-Dec-2020£245
7-day break ending Tue 08-Dec-2020£330
11-day break ending Sat 12-Dec-2020£575
14-day break ending Tue 15-Dec-2020£660
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Saturday, 5th December 2020


3-day break ending Tue 08-Dec-2020£245
7-day break ending Sat 12-Dec-2020£330
10-day break ending Tue 15-Dec-2020£575
14-day break ending Sat 19-Dec-2020£660
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Tuesday, 8th December 2020


4-day break ending Sat 12-Dec-2020£245
7-day break ending Tue 15-Dec-2020£330
11-day break ending Sat 19-Dec-2020£575
14-day break ending Tue 22-Dec-2020Booked
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Saturday, 12th December 2020


3-day break ending Tue 15-Dec-2020£245
7-day break ending Sat 19-Dec-2020£330
10-day break ending Tue 22-Dec-2020Unavailable
14-day break ending Sat 26-Dec-2020Unavailable
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Tuesday, 15th December 2020


4-day break ending Sat 19-Dec-2020£245
7-day break ending Tue 22-Dec-2020Unavailable
11-day break ending Sat 26-Dec-2020Unavailable
14-day break ending Tue 29-Dec-2020Unavailable
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Monday, 28th December 2020


4-day break ending Fri 01-Jan-2021Unavailable
7-day break ending Mon 04-Jan-2021£450
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14-day break ending Mon 11-Jan-2021Unavailable
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