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SCALES COTTAGE, High Lorton, Nr Cockermouth, Western Lakes

  • Property description
    Rental Home – 
    3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
    A delightful renovated cottage situated in the beautiful Vale of Lorton, with log burning stove housed in an Inglenook fire place. A marvelous base from which to explore the Lake District. Ideal for groups of walkers or families who may wish to use the rainbow trout fishing facilities which the owners provide free of charge.
    The village of High Lorton nestles at the foot of Whinlatter Pass within the Buttermere and Lorton Valley, a beautiful and much less frequented area of the National Park yet only a short drive from the bustling market town of Keswick. Crummock Water, Loweswater, Buttermere and Ennerdale are very easily accessed from High Lorton.
    Scales Cottage has views over the valley towards the Loweswater fells and the hills around Whinlatter Pass. The Whinlatter Forest Park with it...
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English first
sitting room
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

I hired the cottage to spend a week with our young children (5 & 9), my husband and his parents. We had such a lovely time. My children were fascinated by the farm, the animals and the fishing lake and the farmers and their families couldn't have made us feel more welcome. They showed us around the milking parlour, answered...


Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to inform Lakes Cottage Holidays of your feedback after your stay at Scales Cottage, High Lorton. Thank you for recommending Scales Cottage to others! Lakes Cottage Holidays are delighted to hear you had a lovely time at the cottage and found it to be well equipped and furnished to a good standard during your... more

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Chellie W
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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I would like to start by saying please ignore any negative comments surrounding this cottage . We hired the cottage for a full week for four adults and three dogs. When we arrived we were met by the owner who warmly welcomed us and our bouncing dogs after a long drive to the lakes . When entering the cottage it... more

Management response:

Thank you for your review I will pass on your comments to the owner of Scales Cottage, I am sure they will be as pleased as we are to hear that you had a very enjoyable stay an in fact intend to return again in the future. more

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Dave F
Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 for a stay in December 2013

Traveled with friends six of us in total,weather was against us but did not spoil the hols.the cottage was warm well equipped cosy and big.fly fishing was enjoyable yes there was fish in the lakes ,the owners were friendly and helpful,third bedroom was small but comfy ,all in all very nice place to stay,would I return you bet.thanks for a... more

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review of Scales Cottage. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at this property and we hope to welcome you back in... more

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