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“A great escape”
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Review of Beckside Cottage

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64 reviews
Courtyard outside Beckside Cottage
Living room with wood burner
Dining room over looking courtyard flowers can be ordered for that special occasion
Master bedroom
Front door with original stained glass window detailing head of a sheep
Kitchen window, looking to front of cottage
Well equipped modern kitchen
Dining room
Living room complete with modern TV, DVD and Bluetooth music player
Living room with original beams
Master bedroom
An example of flower arrangement which can be pre ordered at extra cost for your special anniversary
Bedroom 2 prepared for 1 person
Bedroom 2 prepared for 2 people
Modern bathroom with power shower
Front view of Beckside Cottage taken from the free National Park car park
Rear view of Beckside cottage
Rear door of Beckside Cottage, with outside lighting for summer evenings.
Plenty of low level and high level walks on your doorstep
Forest walks nearby
The fells
The whole of the Lake District National Park is easily accessible
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Caldbeck, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Excellent - based on 64 reviews
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Joshua S
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A great escape”
Reviewed 21 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Spent a brilliant long weekend at Beckside Cottage. The cottage itself is immaculate and very cosy, situated within a charming village. Nicky was extremely helpful when showing us round, and also supplied us with some very handy tips in and around the area.

The free car park across the road also comes in very handy when exploring the rest of the Lake District!

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
27 Nov 2014
Hello, many thanks for posting a review. I very much appreciate you taking the time. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay in Beckside Cottages.
Best wishes
Nicky
Ginger Cottages
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
2
people found this review helpful

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Liked best: The wood burner
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
5 Nov 2014
Many thanks for taking time to post a review, many potential guests read reviews and have booked as a result of what they have read.
Wishing you well,
Nicky, Ginger Cottages.
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fabulous2...
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Absolutely fabulous”
Reviewed 13 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Beckside Cottage is absolutely beautiful and we just loved our stay there. The cottage has everything anybody could wish for and more. Nicky was extremely helpful and made us so welcome. The cottage, Caldbeck village and surrounds are delightful - our only regret is that we didn't book in for a longer stay. I would highly recommend Beckside Cottage

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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Management Response
16 Oct 2014
Many thanks for taking the time to post your glowing response, I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
Best wishes
Nicky,
Ginger Cottages
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Lunny74
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful, idylic, romantic retreat”
Reviewed 4 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014
1
person found this review helpful

My wife and I stayed here for a couple of nights to celebrate our 7th wedding anniversary. We had been looking for somewhere quiet, cosy and with charm. Beckside Cottage was the perfect choice. A beautiful cottage with a wealth of charm and character.
The owner Nicky, met us on arrival, and was most welcoming, polite and gave a a brief tour of the cottage and an overview of how everything worked. She kindly brought us a big basket of logs for the woodburner, which had already been made up ready to light. Tea, Coffee pint of milk and biscuits had also been pleasing left for us.
The cottage itself is delightful and enchanting, immaculately clean and with attention to detail that rates 10/10. We enjoyed every minute staying here and would thoroughly recommend it it anyone thinking of booking. The village of Caldbeck itself if also very lovely, we enjoyed a few drinks in the local pub which is a 2 minute walk away. Thank you Nicky for a lovely stay. We will most definitely be returning very soon.

Matt and Alison

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Management Response
16 Oct 2014
Many thanks for posting such a supportive review, Best Wishes, Nicky, Ginger Cottages
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Mark T
Tidworth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“brilliant cosy comfy cottage that lacked nothing”
Reviewed 21 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
1
person found this review helpful

The cottage was very clean and nothing was too much trouble for the owner Nicky, She even left a welcome pack of biscuits, wine, milk,and fresh flowers. The cottage was well equipped and was located in a lovely village.
We went on a few walks around the village routes were left for us at the cottage which was very interesting and sometimes exlierating.
we also went to Keswick, Bassenwaite and Buttermere Lakes with our border collie dog.
Travelling to Buttermere Lake was breath taking and definitely recommended
We found it amazing that everyone was so accommodating with the dog including the local pub.
All in all a relaxing break and would recommend Beckside Cottage.

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Liked best: old cottage but with modern touches
Liked least: this is difficult but if anything a garden rather than a court yard would of been nice but not a deal breaker.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
26 Sep 2014
I am delighted that you all enjoyed your stay with us, and many thanks for taking the trouble to post a review.
Best wishes
Ginger Cottages
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