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Fisher Gill - Monkhouse Hill Cottages,
nr Caldbeck, Cumbria, United Kingdom

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  • Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom
  • Price £450 to £560 (per week)
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Fisher Gill Cottage is a comfortable cottage apartment, in what was the ground floor of a farm cottage, perfect for couple with one young child. Step through the porch and you enter a well appointed living area with a newly fitted log burning stove, and lovely big settees on which to relax. Just beyond the dining area is a separate pine fitted kitchen. The bedroom suite comprises a large dressing room (where you can put a cot or Z-bed) and adjoining bedroom with a four poster bed. A pretty bathroom with corner spa bath is adjacent. Toy boxes for different ages can be pre-ordered to your cottage. Don't worry if you run out of space in the car - our 'baby and toddler rescue cupboard' contains just about everything you could think of - baby monitor sets, nightlights, bed protectors, baby bath, potty, playpen, backpack carrier, pushchair, bouncy chair, fireguards and lots more. All can be borrowed free of charge (subject to availability) We also have a great adventure playground with swings, tower, rope frame, slide, tunnel and suspension bridge (for ages 2 to 9), and an indoor games room, with full size table tennis, pool and table football - and a unique kids construction site. Equipment for outdoor games, including boules, cricket, football, badminton and croquet, is available for use.

A variety of outdoor attractions can be found nearby, including Trotters World of Animals near Bassenthwaite, Walby Farm Park near Carlisle, Rookin House Activity Centre and Ullswater Steamers. Indoor venues well worth a visit (also for adults) are the Puzzling Place in Keswick, Aztec soft play centre, Rheged at Penrith, the Rum Story in Whitehaven and Tullie House Museum in Carlisle.

Other notes for parents

Whilst at Monkhouse Hill, all the family have free of charge access to the great facilities at North Lakes Spa in Penrith (15 mins away). Apart from the main pool, the Spa caters for children with a paddling pool and a games room with play stations, air hockey and table football. Don't worry about loading your car with food and drink - it can all be here for you! See our website for full details of our online ordering service for Cumbrian delights! Babysitting service if you want to eat out.

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4 Star Gold Award (VisitEngland)
Winner 2011 Cumbria Tourism Self Catering Holiday of the Year
Silver Excellence in England (National 2002)


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