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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Catterlen, Penrith, Eden District, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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theharrog...
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
618 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
“Outstanding!”
Reviewed September 7, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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We have stayed several times at Swallows Nest and each time it has been perfect! The cottage is contemporary and stylish yet feels very homely and cosy! The cottage has everything you could want and two bathrooms make it ideal for a family. The hosts are so friendly and accommodating and nothing is too much trouble. Penrith with Booths supermarket is less than 10 mins away as is Ullswater. Fabulous and we cannot wait to stay again!

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RioStar
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great location for access to M..... but sooo quiet”
Reviewed July 18, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

If you are wanting a location that can access the Lake District and beyond, this is your place. It may have tight bedrooms but the view from the upstairs and space to spread out is great after a day of running around. The kitchen was better than my own at home.

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Liked best: Location and quiet
Liked least: tight bedrooms
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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TandEm200...
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Simply the Best, better than all the rest...”
Reviewed May 11, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

This was our first visit to both the Lake District and to Swallow's Nest. We didn't get the best of weather but despite that we still went out each day to explore the area and admire the stunning scenery. We felt totally at home in the beautiful cottage and nothing was too much trouble for the owners to make our stay so comfortable and enjoyable. We enjoyed the freedom to come and go as we pleased and, whilst our accommodation was in a peaceful rural location, we were only minutes away from nearby pubs and Penrith was just a short drive away. We look forward to making a return visit in the future.

The property is upside down insomuch that the two bedrooms (one with en suite) and bathroom are on the ground floor with stairs leading up to the living room, kitchen and dining area.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Rory P
Warrington, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fabulous, Welcoming, cosy, in easy reach of all the lakes have to offer.”
Reviewed March 22, 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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We stayed here for a week in March and were made ever so welcome by our hosts. A lovely guide around the property and a welcoming drink was a very nice touch. The property has been very well and thoughtfully constructed from and old stable area and everything you need is provided, beds extremely comfortable, even WIFI. It's an upside down design which worked very well for us. Warm throughout with underfloor heating downstairs was always nice to enter after a cold long walking day.
Our hosts were always happy to have a chat and see if anything else was needed or chat about the area and events.
Very close to the M6 junction 41 exit so no long drive down country lanes to search in the dark. This gives easy access to all parts.
We will certainly come back for future stays.

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Liked best: The warmth, comfort and welcome
Liked least: Having to leave.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Carol B
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“We spent Christmas at Swallow's Nest. Everything was impeccably presented, including a beautifully dressed Xmas tree.”
Reviewed March 18, 2015 for a stay in December 2014

I would recommend this rental, especially at Xmas because of the lovely log burner - very cosy and comfortable place near to Penrith with a range of shops and resteraunts.

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Liked best: the decor and log burner
Liked least: no garden
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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rotherham
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“bliss”
Reviewed January 14, 2015 for a stay in November 2014

our 4th stop, will not be our last. Debbie does an amazing job with this property, nothing to fault, Wish we could keep it secret so when we want to go we always will be able to, but it deserves to be experienced by many lucky people,

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Liked best: everything
Liked least: nothing at all to complain about
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Reviewed August 9, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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