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Raven Howe - Monkhouse Hill Cottages,
nr Caldbeck, Cumbria, United Kingdom

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  • Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms
  • Price £645 to £995 (per week)
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Leading off from the large entrance hallway to Raven Howe is the main double bedroom with its delightful four poster bed, a bathroom, a twin bedroom and a third bedroom with full size adult bunk beds. Upstairs is an impressive open plan living area with lots of exposed stone walls and oak beams, and a log burning stove to come back to when the evenings get cooler. A dining area and a fully equipped kitchen are incorporated into the living area, which has lovely views across the Eden Valley and an outside hot tub on an elevated balcony. Toy boxes for different ages can be pre-ordered to your cottage. 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

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 in Carlisle, 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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5 Star Gold Award (VisitEngland)
Winner 2011 Cumbria Tourism Self Catering Holiday of the Year
Silver Excellence in England (National 2002)


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