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self catering, short break, sleeps 8.....

scotland
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self catering, short break, sleeps 8.....

Am looking for a self catering house/cottage that sleeps 8 (4 bedrooms- as many double as possible) and is dog friendly (for one small dog) somewhere in the Lake District for a short break (3 nights) starting Fri 8th June 2012.

Does anyone have any suggestions for places they've stayed or websites etc that might point me in the right direction?

Cheers!

Solihull
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1. Re: self catering, short break, sleeps 8.....

There are loads of web sites, just search on "Lake District Cottages".

Here are few picked at random (many will have the same cottages listed)

Cumbrian cottages (the Lake District is in the country of Cumbria)

http://www.cumbrian-cottages.co.uk/

Holiday Lettings

holidaylettings.co.uk/cumbria-lake-district/…

Lake District Lovers

http://www.lakelovers.co.uk/

Solihull
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2. Re: self catering, short break, sleeps 8.....

Hoseasons do cottages as well

http://www.hoseasons.co.uk/cottages/

London
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3. Re: self catering, short break, sleeps 8.....

I second the recommendation for Cumbrian Cottages. They have a great range and I've always found them very helpful. Just give them a ring, tell them what you're looking for, and see what they suggestion

A couple of other cottage rental companies worth checking out are Wheelwrights, Coppermines, and Heart of the Lakes.

The only problem you might have is finding somewhere for a short break. That's usually a lot easier out of season than in the summer months, but I dare say there'll be something out there if you phone around.

Appleby, United...
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4. Re: self catering, short break, sleeps 8.....

Try www.farmstay.co.uk

and www.ullswater.com - good access from Penrith Rail Station www.thetrainline.com

A good app is www.digi-lakedistrict.com showing places to visit

Carl Bendelow

Cheshire
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5. Re: self catering, short break, sleeps 8.....

Another suggestion although i do agree with CarlBguide"s post.

View Castlerigg Hall caravan & Camping Park.

www.castlerigg.co.uk

Chester, United...
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6. Re: self catering, short break, sleeps 8.....

Brandraw House - Guest House is located in Wigton's Lake District neighborhood and attractions in the region include Jennings Brewery and Wordsworth House. Brandraw House - Guest House features laundry facilities. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Guest parking is complimentary. This is a smoke-free property. All guestrooms at Brandraw House - Guest House feature hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Televisions have cable channels and DVD players. Guestrooms are all non-smoking.

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