Low Hallgarth

Nr Coniston, Cumbria
The whitewashed exterior of Low Hallgarth, nr Coniston, Lake District, Cumbria
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At-a-glance details

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Preferred changeover day Saturday
  • Minimum stay 2 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 0
  • Acorn rating 2 What's this?
  • Reference 009003

About Low Hallgarth

A fellside cottage with a famous owner with walks all around and views over Little Langdale.

Stay in this charming fellside cottage, once owned by Lake District devotee, Beatrix Potter. The 17th-century cottage has changed little since it was in her ownership, with the cottage range still providing warmth to its rooms and original exposed beams running throughout. It sits at the end of a row of three properties, with views over Little Langdale Tarn and up the valley to Wrynose Pass.

It’s the ideal base for walking and climbing adventures. Enjoy the low level walks around Tarn Hows or take to the high fells of Coniston or Langdale Valley. Also nearby is the very special Sticklebarn pub. With views of the Langdale mountains, visitors can take their beers outside and warm up against an open fire. They’ll even provide blankets too.

Restaurants, pubs, tea-rooms and shops can be found at Coniston, Hawkshead and Ambleside, just a short drive away. 
 

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Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair available
  • Microwave available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer available
  • Dishwasher not available
  • Washing machine not available
  • Tumble dryer not available
  • Telephone not available
  • Television not available
  • DVD not available
  • WiFi* not available
  • Open fire / wood burner available
  • Garden not available
  • BBQ not available

Accessibility

Ground floor facilities

View Access statement (PDF 385 KB)

Layout

  • Ground floor

    Sitting/dining room with old cottage range, kitchen, two bedrooms (1 double and 1 with a bunk bed) and shower room with lavatory.

Notes for guests

Access: The access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos please those images in the main website page.

Heating: Electric wall heating included. 

Parking: Space is available for a car to the side of the cottages. 

Garden: There is a small area behind the cottage for sitting out. There is a stream running behind the cottage so young children will need to be supervised.

Access: the bedroom and bathroom are on the ground floor but the cottage may not be suitable for wheelchair users.

Please be aware that the approach to the cottage is along a narrow and very uneven track. Low slung vehicles may have difficulty in travelling along this track, especially after rain fall. Responsibility for the upkeep of this track falls with the local council and not the National Trust.

Utilities: Water is supplied from the fell and may be in short supply at certain times of the year. Although the water is treated and regularly checked to meet required standards you may prefer to boil the water before use.

Television/Signal: There is no television as reception is poor in the area. 

Please note: The adjoining property is rented by Yorkshire Ramblers. There may be some late night or early morning noise due to arrivals/departures.

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 Acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level through to 5 Acorns at the highest level. Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

1 Acorn: simple living accommodation with basic furniture and fixtures fit for purpose, safe and clean. Running water and a WC are provided. There could be some limitations to heating and washing facilities (details of these will be stated clearly on the cottage's webpage). Bedding, linen and towels are supplied (with a few exceptions, which is again clearly stated). Facilities for basic catering and living are provided. Generally a 1 acorn cottage does not have wifi. Examples of a 1 acorn offer include Cartref, Wales and Rosedene, Worcestershire.

2 Acorn: a mid-quality range of furniture and fittings. Bathroom facilities are basic or there may be a high sleeps to bathroom ratio depending on the size of the cottage. Very few 2 acorn cottages have wifi and, similar to a 1 Acorn cottage, the kitchen white goods and washing facilities are basic in their offer. All 2 (and higher) Acorn cottages supply bedding, linen and towels. Examples of a 2 acorn offer include Engine Cottage, Cornwall and High Hallgarth, Cumbria.

3 Acorn: a good, standard offer. Generally it is correctly proportioned for the number of guests but could have a few compromises, for example a small sized kitchen, or a lower bathroom to guest ratio. The variety of white goods available will be better than a 2 Acorn cottage. Examples of a 3 acorn cottage include the Mustard Pot Cottage, Norfolk and Rose Cottage, Isle of Wight.

4 Acorn: these cottage have more premium furniture, fittings and lighting. Additionally it is likely to have added comfort extras. The ratio of bathrooms to guests will be higher, and the bathrooms would be more likely to have separate and spacious showers as opposed to over bath showers. Examples of a 4 Acorn offer include Portland House, Dorset and Stepper View, Cornwall.

5 Acorn: a luxury accommodation offer with very few limiting factors. It is well-equipped and has spacious facilities throughout the cottage. This is the highest offer available. The furniture is of high standard, and has real comfort for modern living. Examples of a 5 Acorn cottage include The Old Rectory, South Wales and West Gate Lodge, Yorkshire.

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