Visitors love the cottage at Nibthwaite

Our visitors love the cottage, the garden, the peace and quiet and all that there is to do in the Coniston area.  Here are just a few comments:

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The cottage was fantastic and is in the perfect place to stay for Windermere and Coniston Water (lots of boat trips) and even the beaches near Haverigg.
My daughter loved having a “real” piano to play again in the evenings.
— Gary Frater, 30 Jun 2023
Thank you for a great time in your cottage.
We spent a very nice week in your cottage. We have done some fantastic hikes in a breathtaking landscape. It´s definitely not the last time we`ll visit the lakes.
— Jürgen u. Susanne Fink , 27 Apr 2023
Absolutely loved staying at this cottage, area and view breathtaking. Host couldn’t have been more helpful too! Would recommend to anyone. Thank you for an extremely enjoyable holiday, will be back again hopefully soon. Xx — Mrs K Gillett , 29 Aug 2022
Our third time here and we will certainly be back. We visited Sizergh Castle, Levens Hall and Blackwell (arts and crafts) House and had two beautiful sunny days sitting in the beautiful garden. — Sue and Tony Woods, Essex, 10 Jun 2022
A lovely cottage, well equipped with all anyone could need. The garden is absolutely beautiful and we spent most of our time there watching the wildlife. A lovely relaxing break. — Michelle Doran and family, Darlington, 03 Jun 2022
A fine cottage with spectacular views across the lakes. We had wonderful walks in the Rusland valley and up above Brantwood and Coniston. A special place indeed. Thank you. — Andy and walking friends, from Bradford, Nottingham, Sheffield, Chester, 29 May 2022
Thank you so much for one of our best times in life at your lovely cottage! We enjoyed everything, had luck with the weather for wonderful walks and hiking tours up the Old Man and Scafell Pike. Happy to take many unforgettable impressions with us back home. We'll be back sometime! — Jens Christopherson and family, Germany, 22 Apr 2022
This cottage is so pretty and there are amazing views looking out of the windows - even the toilet window! We were able to do walks directly from the cottage up through the woods for more views over Coniston. The weather was mixed so the games room was a wonderful asset and we spent many fun times in there. The cottage is remote so we walked to one local pub (20-25 minute walk) but drove to some other lovely places - The Manor house at Oxen was particularly nice. We walked up Old Man of Coniston and it was spectacular. The cottage has everything you would ever need, the kitchen is so well equipped, the lounge is really cosy with the log burner and the bedrooms are all good sizes. The cottage has so much history with the low ceilings and beams but it has been sympathetically modernised with home comforts that made it very warm and cosy. We really loved staying here and Hilary the owner was so helpful.
— Weller family, 23 Nov 2021
Absolutely lovely cottage ( even though I did hit my head on the beams more than once) Great size, everything you need, massive lovely garden. Peaceful location. A 1 mile walk down country lane to pub, Red Lion - which I would recommend for good pub food. Only thing I didn’t find was a hairdryer & I had left mine at home. — Darren Northen, 17 Sep 2021
A peaceful few days in a beautiful place. Wonderful well stocked garden with fantastic views. Enjoyed walking, perfect location away from busy lakes. Found a great eatery in the Manor House, Oxen Park a short drive away. We will be back. — Dawsons, Stockton on Tees, 06 Sep 2021
Another fantastic stay, 2nd time. The grandchildren can't wait to come back. Loved the garden, the woods, piano, pool table. The lot in fact. Thank you — Faruq family, 27 Aug 2021
Year 9! Pure heaven as always. A have of peace and tranquility. Walked, swam, sang and played music together. Replenished and rested. Thank you. — Richard Roddis and friends, 13 Jul 2021
Another fantastic week in our favourite place. Some great walks and cycle rides. — The Sharp family, Scottish borders, 09 Oct 2020
We were enchanted with the cottage and its beautiful surroundings. There were 6 of us and the youngsters all had space and comfy beds and enjoyed the snooker. You've thought of everything to make the cottage comfortable. Thank you. We'd love to come again in winter. — The Kitsons, Surrey, 02 Oct 2020
Rest and relaxation has been our theme of the week along with a spot of wild swimming, walking, running and paddle boarding. Always a pleasure to return to our favourite cottage!
Thank you Hilary and Arthur
— Andrea Menzies family with Uncle and Granny, Latham St Anne’s, 28 Aug 2020
Our 8th year, magical as always, pure heaven, could stay for ever, thank you. Weather so good, managed two swims in Beacon tarn. So much hoping to come again. — Richard and friends, Derby, 21 Aug 2020
After five months of social distancing it has been wonderful to get together again as a family and enjoy two weeks in this beautiful and peaceful setting. We have enjoyed this lovely cottage and wonderful garden as well as walks in the woods, kayaking and just relaxing. — Webber families, Oxford and WA, 14 Aug 2020
Absolute paradise after a challenging few months, we felt very fortunate indeed. Such a homely, well equipped, comfortable cottage. There aren’t enough words of delight to describe the garden and environs. — Miriam, Ian and Christine. Brighton and Leeds, 14 Jul 2020
What a beautiful home to have been “stuck” in during lockdown (3months). So much to enjoy with the walks, the incredibly colourful garden, the weather. — Mardi and Jon Bentley. Brisbane Australia, 26 Jun 2020
We stayed here from the 14th to 17th February 2020, two couples and dogs (storm Dennis and we hardly noticed). What a fabulous weekend, beautiful place to stay. Lovely walks directly from the cottage very tranquil. The cottage was wonderful, very clean, extremely comfortable beds and furniture and had everything we needed and more, lots of personal touches. Thank you and we will definitely be back, hopefully for a longer stay next time. — Elizabeth Bailey, 21 Feb 2020
Fantastic time, lovely cottage. So tranquil and beautiful surroundings. Very well equipped for everyone. Children loved it and all very relaxing. — Delahoydes, 03 Jan 2020
We had a fab week, so much to do, beauty everywhere. The cottage is wonderful, well equipped and perfectly situated. Easy correspondence. Will definitely recommend to friends. We'll be back. Thank you. — Sarah Mole and family, Brighton, 01 Nov 2019
Lovely relaxing cottage, perfect for us and our little dog. Thank you — Frier family, Nothumberland, 14 Jun 2019
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your delightful cottage. It was perfect: comfortable, gorgeous garden which we enjoyed sitting out in for an evening drink after a long day walking and swill making. Thank you. — Vizor/Rauns, Glaucestershire, 09 Jun 2019
So grateful for the peaceful week we've spent here. Loved the top seat in the evening sun, local walks, pub at Oxen Park and canoeing on Coniston. Piano and pool table much enjoyed, what a wonderful week, thank you. We'd love to come back. I want to see my husband and son swimming in Beacon Tarn again! — Ollerenshaw family, London, 30 May 2019
What a wonderful stay, thank you! The weather was amazing so spent our evenings admiring the beautiful garden and view. Lovely cosy cottage. We'll be back. — Louise, 25 May 2019
A beautiful location and beautiful cottage and garden. We needed such a peaceful place to reconnect with nature and appreciate the world! Thank you. — John and Sally Wharton, Sheffield, 02 Nov 2018
Lovely and peaceful cottage ... garden and the view above is breath taking.. we had really good time even for a short period of time..cottage has plenty of space kitchen is well equipped ... no faults what so to visit again and and definitely will... thank you.. — Meuna pieris, 09 Aug 2018
We really enjoyed our stay, garden beautiful and kids loved the little walk into the woods. Everything we needed in the cottage, piano in games room a big hit. Would definitely like to return. — James and Emm families, Leeds and Chester, 08 Jul 2018
Last minute booking but what a great find! Great cottage and fabulous garden, so relaxing. Lots of things to do and we hope to return. — Brooks and Taylor families, 06 Jul 2018
This place is magical. Arrived frazzled, and after two days in this beautiful, calm, healing place, felt totally different. We are here during the "worst week of weather this winter" house warm and cosy, log burner working beautifully, cold outside but blue cloudless skies for days. The robins hopping around asking for food on the ground, the tits in the azalea demolishing the suet squares and immediately alighting on the shiny new bird feeder. Whole experience summed up in seeing the flash of red, forked tail, angled wings of a red kite on the road back here from Greenodd. Thank you. — Janice, Susi and Bran the dog, Sheffield, 28 Feb 2018
The cottage has been great for us, lots of space and plenty of games and books to occupy us. We got to see the stars on the last night. Sophia (3) loved playing in the stream and shelter behind the cottage and enjoyed seeing the geese and pigs close up at the farm at the bottom of the lane. — Alison Whiles, family Wedst Bridgeford, 27 Oct 2017
Fabulous cottage in a fabulous location. A great place to meet our friends. We had some lovely days out and the cottage is perfect for coming back to after a long days walk. The kitchen is excellently equipped, meaning that we ate in each night. The gardens are a delight, even found a slow worm in the compost! We played lots of games outside too. Thank you very much for such a wonderful accommodation. — Silvera and Wheeler families. Northumberland and Carmarthanshire, 07 Jul 2017
Had a glorious few days. Thank you so much. The cottage feels like home to us and if we lived here we wouldn't change a thing - so magical! — Jill and Tony, Holmfirth, 23 Jun 2017
Wonderful cottage, really tranquil, amazing location and views. Daughter enjoyed watering plants and playing in the fabulous garden. It feels very homely which makes for a relaxing break. Thank you, we'll be back. — Wolstenholme family, Manchester and Blackpool, 18 Jun 2017
Amazing cosy cottage. Gorgeous garden and we loved the wood stove and board games. We have all loved our time here and will come back one day. Thank you for a wonderful week.
The Lake District is one of the most scenic places on Earth.
— Burrows family, Perth, Western Australia , 09 Jun 2017
Beautiful private gardens and woodlands surround this well equipped historic house. Great days out - Gummers How, Wasdale, Bassenthwaite and Hill Top. Lovely food at the Farmers Arms. Our son loved the piano. We'll be back. — Hume family, Kent, 02 Jun 2017
Just what we were looking for - lovely cottage, great location. Garden is perfect. Walked to the top of the woods, sailed on Coniston and landed on Wild Cat Island. Great house, lots of homely touches, magnificent garden. Thank you, we'll be back. — Hall family, North Wales, 26 May 2017
Lovely time in a lovely cottage. Plenty of challenging walks and cosy pubs. Evenings spent playing games round the kitchen table or by the cosy fire. Love to come back. — Twigger and Kemp families. East Yorkshire, 14 Apr 2017
It's our second time here and we loved it. Beautiful place, views and also so homely. The Farmers Arms down the road does excellent food and Coniston and Windemere are only a little drive away. Can't wait to visit again, simply great! — Becky and family, Manchester, 03 Jan 2017
A very cosy and comfortable cottage in which to spend Christmas. Thanks for decorating and providing a Christmas tree. We're looking forward to returning in the summer. — Eastwood family, Oxford, Surrey, Southampton, 27 Dec 2016
Our first visit to this gem of a cottage and hopefully the first of many - fabulous location, views and walks. Loved the log burner too. — Menzies family, Lytham, 29 Aug 2016
Our fifth visit to this wonderful cottage and we still had so much fun. — Hughes family, Barnsley, 26 Aug 2016
Really lovely week in a beautiful cottage. Kids loved the woods, garden and games room. We've been busy walking, paddling and boating, all really good fun — Richardson family, Somerset, 18 Aug 2016
Beautiful cottage, love the garden. Can recommend walk up to Beacon Tarn, boat and canoe hire on Coniston, lots of fun at Go Ape, Punch Bowl Inn at Crossthwaite. — Bendle family, Edinburgh, 08 Jul 2016
Wonderful cottage, lovely location, kids loved the garden and woods. Very relaxing break, would love to return. Thank you.
"Best place in the world" Megan, age 8 "I loved the games room" Alex age 8
— Amy and family, Glasgow and Stirlingshire, 15 Apr 2016
Perfect cottage, well equipped, had a fantastic time. — Sarah and family. Isle of Skye, Australia and Hampshire, 08 Apr 2016
Had a lovely time in this lovely house. Enjoyed kayaking and paddle boarding on Coniston, spectacular walks and cycle rides as well as just lazing in the garden. — Amy, Owen and company. Susssex and Leicester, 31 Mar 2016
Wonderful few days, watched a great variety of birds both in the garden and locally. A lovely comfy relaxing stay. — Mandy & Andy, Liverpool and Sheffield, 16 Mar 2016
Wonderful few days, watched a great variety of birds in the garden and locally. A lovely comfy relaxing stay. — Mandy & Andy, 16 Mar 2016
This house is so epic! If I would go anywhere on holiday it would be here. Thanks for everything! — Ivan and family, Mirfield, 06 Dec 2015
It was lovely to be back and we've had a fabulous week. Recommend taking the steam train from Haverthwaite to Lakeside then walking back via Finsthwaite. Also the Bobbin Mill at High St. — Gallis family, Scottish borders, 16 Oct 2015
Fantastic cosy cottage. We loved every minute of our weekend stay, our grandson loved it and visiting the local pig.
Can't wait to come again.
— The Huptons, Tydsley, 05 Oct 2015
A perfect cottage to meet with friends - walks, views and spectacular lakes. Garden beautiful. All needs met, will be back. — Denise, Lisle, Hazel, Alex & Tia from Birmingham, St Kitts, and Liverpool, 07 Sep 2015
Lovely comfortable well equipped cottage in a perfect position. Every box ticked. Thank you. — Richards family, High Peak, 04 Sep 2015
Our second visit to this lovely cottage. We've had a wonderful time and would strongly recommend both the cottage and beautiful scenery. — Gallis family, Wolverhampton, 19 Aug 2015
Our second visit, the garden looks even better than last year. The children loved watching frogs and newts in the pond. We like the new driveway too. — Lynn Picton and family, St Helens and Liverpool, 07 Aug 2015
Our third visit and still wonderful, wonderful, wonderful! Hope to come again please! — Roddis family, Derby, Tetbury & Crediton, 30 Jul 2015
Enjoyed a lovely week together in such a beautiful cottage and garden. Such a wonderful part of the world to become Immersed in. — The Johnsons, Yorkshire, 19 Jun 2015
Fabulous cottage, great location, really good walks and cycling routes. Great local pubs, do try the Eagles Head in Satterthwaite and the Red Lion down the road. — The Casingena party, Tring, 17 Apr 2015
It was lovely to make a return visit. We've had a very comfortable and cosy stay and lovely weather for sitting in the garden. We'll be back. — The Fowlers and Greenfields, Nuneaton, 23 Mar 2015
We absolutely love this cottage. We've stayed in many houses in the Lakes but this is our favourite. We would love to come again. Everything is lovely:
the house, great views, place, walks, cosy stove, lovely area. Perfect.
— The Posers and Clevelands, Dorset, 06 Mar 2015
We're back for our fourth time and as always had a brilliant time in the woods making dens and playing pool in the games room. Thank you for letting us stay, I'm sure we'll be back soon. — The Levitt/Hughes children, 03 Mar 2015
Our third visit to your wonderful cottage. We all thoroughly enjoyed the week, time flew by. Good weather a bonus for the first three days. When we arrived the cottage was warm and very welcoming - we love the cottage! Thank you. — Gwyn & Pam Morris and family, Denbigh and Co. Durhum, 03 Jan 2015
A magical Christmas getaway. After enjoying walking in beautiful surroundings with amazing views, to relax in front of the fire was so peaceful and just what we needed. A fabulous cottage that was very warm and cosy. Thank you for a delightful break. — Newton family, West Midlands, 27 Dec 2014
We had a wonderful time in the Lakes. The cottage is lovely and we could
not believe the views from the beautiful garden. We would be very keen to return to your cottage as we do love that part of the Lakes. You have by far the nicest cottage we have ever stayed in.
— The Mercers , 12 Sep 2014
Great cottage, well stocked. Our group ranged from 2-70 and we all loved it. The children had great adventures in the garden and woods and we watched the bats every night. The views are fantastic and it's such a peaceful relaxing location. — Lyn & family, Lancashire, 01 Sep 2014
A magnificent late summer holiday. Cosy, comfortable cottage with good walks straight from the door. The garden is wonderful and watching the bats come out at dusk was the highlight of every day. — Hawkins family, Bedford, 28 Aug 2014
Lovely cottage in a beautiful location. Recommend the walk to Beacon Tarn...we had a wonderful week. — Gallis family, Wolverhampton, 22 Aug 2014
Immediately felt at home and we had a lovely time. Very cosy and a lovely garden. Would have loved to stay longer. — Muir family, 15 Aug 2014
This was our first time and we've had a cracking time! Lovely location, great views, perfect to chill out for a weekend. Hilary, this was heaven! — Bethan and friends, 14 Jul 2014
This was our second visit to this lovely cottage. It's quiet and comfortable with lovely walks, nice pubs, good food. We'll certainly come again. — Reedman family, Spalding, 27 Jun 2014
What a beautiful cottage and garden with a view to die for! We all six of us loved it and would love to come again. Exactly what we needed for the relaxing weekend we wanted. ~There's also plenty to do in the area. — The Judsons, 02 Jun 2014
It was great! We loved it! — Paulina and friends, 05 May 2014
We all love this cottage and come back each year to enjoy relaxing walks, gorgeous views and a beautiful garden. — Ronnie Levitt age 10, 25 Apr 2014
We came to do something different for New Years Eve. We all really enjoyed ourselves. The cottage was the perfect size and very cozy. We loved the fire and the games provided. The dishwasher was handy too! — Friends from all over England, 02 Jan 2014
Lovely cottage for a family Christmas. Our fourth visit to the cottage and enjoyed as always and will always be remembered. — Rogers family, 28 Dec 2013
This is a fantastic cottage! The views are gorgeous, beds comfy and the many board games were very handy for rainy days. My five year old loved the games room with its special entrance to the garden. The woods behind the cottage are wonderful to explore. Overall this place is brilliant for families. We'll definitely recommend it to friends. And thanks for being dog friendly.
Eden Shaw aged 5 "I like this cottage. I liked the piano and pool"
— The Shaws, 25 Oct 2013
We've had a brilliant time as always. We recommend Wray Castle and Levens Hall. — The Sharps, Scottish borders, 07 Sep 2013
What a special place to stay. We enjoyed the homely cottage and beautiful garden. Children much appreciated the games, books and story CDs. Visits to Brantwood, Hill Top and swimming in Beacon Tarn (30 mins walk from the cottage) were highlights of our holiday. Thank you! — Bell amily, St Albans and Edinburgh, 30 Aug 2013
This is a wonderful cottage, we loved the privacy and peacefulness of it. Fab walks from the door. Information on walks and leaflets really helpful. Food at the Red Lion and fish and chips at Greenodd were delicious. — Rochira family, Peterborough, 16 Aug 2013
A Really nice cottage and garden, a great place for a holiday with amazing views of the mountains. Thank you - a wonderful holiday - tranquil and relaxing even with four children and two dogs! We have had the BEST time. — Newman family, Devon, 09 Aug 2013
I'm inclined to write a ditty
But fail to create aught witty
I've had a wonderful time
In company sublime
But now I've to go, what a pity!
Anthony Butler
Totally wondrous! Walking, wild swimming, comfy beds, lots of music, singing, playing and the best weather. Can't wait to return!
— Roddis family & friends, 02 Aug 2013
Yet again a fantastic weekend made extra special by the weather. We'll be back again! — Rogers family, Wrexham, 08 Jul 2013
Exquisite cottage in a good location to reach both Coniston and Windermere lakes. A car is essential but lovely walks in the surrounding area. The fire is very pleasant...very well equipped and a future stay would be wonderful! Thanks. — Emma Baker and friends, Lancs., 05 Jul 2013
Beautiful cottage, very comfortable and a great space to get the family together. Only two bashes of the head to learn to stoop and this helped to knock some sense in! Red Lion down the road is a lovely little pub. Thanks for a great stay. — Archibald family, Scotland and London, 01 Jul 2013
Lovely cottage, fabulous gardens. Very relaxing stay. Will come again. Thank you. — Roger & April Reedman, Daisy the dog. Lincs., 24 Jun 2013
What a wonderful cottage and gorgeous hideaway garden! So relaxing and welcoming in all weathers. Thank you so much. — Jill & Tony Johnson, Holmfirth W Yorks, 15 Jun 2013
A true home from home. The cottage is stunning and the garden beautiful. The men completed the Fred Whitton 4 Seasons cycle challenge and the women climbed Coniston Old Man and Dow Crag. A perfect weekend with perfect weather. Thank you. — Clements and friends, the Midlands, 09 Jun 2013
A perfect short break in a beautiful location, thank you.
— Norma Davy, 24 May 2013
Our second visit and I still love the garden. I am dying to come here again...the standards are still excellent!
— Ronnie Levitt, age 9, Birdwell, Barnsley, 19 May 2013
Great cottage in an idyllic location. Stayed for the Fred Whitton cycling challenge. Brilliant base for some awesome cycling!
— James Graemer & friends, 13 May 2013
Lovely part of the Lakes, nice and quiet, very comfortable. The boys loved playing pool and exploring in the woods. Enjoyed the games and music. Did two walks from the cottage - really lovely, and the Old Man. — Lodge family, Durham & Cardiff, 06 May 2013
A get together with old friends and new children. Lovely cottage in a great part of the world. We're keen to come back and explore in more detail. — Hamiltons, Kellys, Watsons - London, Manchester, Edinburgh, 15 Apr 2013
All our generations loved the feel of the house and garden. The kids loved the garden and the woods behind. We recommend rowing on the lake. — Page family, Lewes, E Sussex, 12 Apr 2013
We celebrated a 50th birthday here in this fabulous cottage in its beautiful surroundings and enjoyed fantastic weather all week. Everyone has thoroughly enjoyed the tranquility and space. This is a place we will remember always and we hope to return again soon. We spotted about 20 varieties of birds! Thank you. — McCarthy family, Urmston, 01 Mar 2013
A beautiful retreat away from it all. The cottage is superbly equipped amd very homely. Great information on walks, Beacon Tarn and Gummers How are great for kids. The boys loved the games room and piano. All thoroughly enjoyed ourselves without distractions of TV. Thank you. — Gautier family, 19 Feb 2013
Another lovely stay at Nibthwaite Grange cottage. Our 2nd New Year at the cottage, and enjoyed a week this time, although it flew by! We love the cottage! A great family time was had by all. Morris, Rogers and Jones! We hope to book a week in summer next time to enjoy the lovely garden! Thank You. xxxx — Pam Morris, 08 Jan 2013
Superb traditional cottage in a fantastic setting. Everything about the place was brilliant and we had an amazing Christmas stay. We'll definitely be back. One word of warning, if you're over 6 ft mind your head on the doorways and beams! — McHugh, Bramhall & Donne families, Merseyside, 28 Dec 2012
Again! What a fantastic cottage, made extra special with the real Christmas tree and decorations. We love coming here and can't wait for our next visit. — Rogers family, 17 Dec 2012
Great cottage, brilliant surroundings, fantastic games room, nice and comfortable. An excellent weekend. Adults loved time without electronic games and TV and haven't laughed so much in ages!We have been having weekend breaks in the Lakes twice a year for the past 17 years or so and this has to rate as one of the best. — Dunn and Bell families, Ayrshire Scotland & Staffs England, 04 Nov 2012
Fantastic, we all loved it! Location, cottage, piano, pool, well equipped and a treat after wet and snowy mountain walks to retun to the cosy fire. Thank you. Perfect, we will return. — Phillips family, Westcott, Surrey., 02 Nov 2012
Great cottage, well equipped, beautiful setting, walks from the door excellent.... — Deane, Ball and Perryer families, Liverpool and Perth W Australia, 26 Oct 2012
Ticks all the boxes - outstanding views, well equipped, deceptively large accommodation (and 'in house' entertainment). Wish we could have stayed longer - unfortunately we had to leave the piano behind!
A child adds: "As soon as I walked into the cottage I loved it. I wish that we could stay for a bit longer and I love the back garden, it's amazing."
— Khotari family, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, 21 Oct 2012
We've had a perfect few days in your beautiful cottage and gardens. Very peaceful and idyllic surroundings. Would love to come again. — The Hallows, Worsley Manchester, 19 Oct 2012
We've had a lovely week and are very sad to be going — The Sharp family, Scottish borders, 12 Oct 2012
We have had the most delightful time especially as we got to stay in such a gorgeous, peaceful and comfortable cottage. We were blessed with terrific weather most of the time (except a couple of rainy days). We were grateful for the information on the lakes in the cottage and used it extensively to plan our outings all of which were very enjoyable. Just being "at home" was also fabulous - oh the joys of no mobile phone and no TV! We could not have chosen a better location to see friends and family, some of whom we haven't seen in a decade.
Two children's comments: "We enjoyed the forest" "I loved the garden"
— Harding family, Melbourne Australia with visiting family and friends from England and Scotland., 28 Sep 2012
Gorgeous cottage, amazing views, very homely, excellent comforts, love the log fire and had a lovely week with our Mum, sisters and family. We visited many places and had many walks up the fells and around the lakes. We'd would love to stay in summer and spend time in your beautiful garden -it's amazing!
Would recommend it for all the comforts and the surrounding area of this lovely cottage.
— Snelgroves and Redsmen, Suffolk and Salford, 21 Sep 2012
Idyllic location, good wildlife including red kites, good walks and access to Coniston Water. We love the garden and hope to return in sunshine! Very cosy cottage with all mod cons. Thanks very much. — John, Judy and the dog, Peak District, 11 Sep 2012
A great place for a family holiday without the modern distractions of Facebook, email and TV. The weather was kind, the cottage kept us well and happy and we explored this incredible land of fells, lakes and forests. It was all we had hoped for and more! — John Marshall and family including grandchildren & baby Erin and dog! Newport Pagnall, Bucks, 07 Sep 2012
An amazing setting with an incredible garden. Coniston is great for water sports - try the electric boats. Hill Top (Beatrix Potter's home) is well worth a visit, Tarn Hows is breathtaking, we loved our visit to Ullswater and we found a lovely beach at Silecroft, about 45 minutes away. The Clydesdale Heavy Horses on the way to the coast is fantastic! — The Wildgoose family, Chesterfield, 31 Aug 2012
The standards here are excellent and I had a brill time here at the cottage. — Ronnie Levitt (aged 8) Barnsley, 13 Aug 2012
A beautiful spot, gorgeous views, lots of wildlife and peace and quiet - lovely. — Jooles, James, Seth, Kitty & Ned, Birdwell, Barnsley, 13 Aug 2012
This has been perfection! It's a beautiful, comfortable, peaceful cottage in a wonderful location. We've had a blissful time. Thank you. — Val Parker, Oxfordshire, 10 Aug 2012
An absolutely wonderful holiday - we all enjoyed ourselves so much, even the cat! Beautiful cottage, stunning landscape, fantastic walks. Will recommend. Many thanks.
Annie W (aged 9) it was a great stay and I enjoyed it very much, I'm very sad to go. Amazing views and garden.
— The Wickham family, Southend on Sea, 03 Aug 2012
A very comfortable stay. The cottage is exactly what we hoped for. Just sorry it was a short stay, thank you very much. — The Colemans, Harrow, 06 Jul 2012
A fantasic find. Beautiful cottage and surroundings. The boys loved the games room - it was their own little den. We even saw otters and a kingfisher when out walking. Will recommend and return here again! — Rogers family,, 02 Jul 2012
A beautiful cottage and garden with fantastic views. Lovely walks straight from the door. A home from home cottage - thanks. — Christine Wilkinson, Ormskirk, 25 Jun 2012
A fantastic week, gorgeous cottage with fantastic views. Very comfortable and homely but beware of the beams!! A great base for visiting the South Lakes and fantastic walks. Thankyou. — Minshalls & friends, Umston, Manchester, 11 Jun 2012
Thank you for a wonderful stay. It's a beautiful location, walks plentiful. You have thought of everything. Thanks. — Mary Hart & family, Hull, 08 Jun 2012
Good location to see lots of attractions. Cottage is very comfortable and we had a lovely weekend. — Ine, Tinelies, the Netherlands, Ria, UK, 28 May 2012
Still as magical as ever - our tenth visit! We love it here. Wonderful cottage in a brilliant setting.
— The Dixons, 18 May 2012
Excellent! Very good base for allactivities. Lovely cottage. Everything you need for a great weekend. We'll be back!! — Team RAB, Alfreton, 14 May 2012
A wonderful location for a double birthday celebration. Lovely home from home cottage. Beautiful scenery, fantastic. — Alison, Brian and friends, 23 Apr 2012
We were so excited when we arrived at this lovely cottage! Brilliant location, amazing views, great log fire. We had a fab time - thank you! — Katie, Kayla, Richard and LIam, 16 Apr 2012
It's a beautiful, cosy cottage. Everything was superb: the views, locality, lambs, pigs, bluebells, walks, lakes, local pub and the farmer and his family. — Burrell, Hughes & Welton families, 13 Apr 2012
We had a fantastic week. It's a lovely cottage, beautiful views everywhere, great walks and we had good weather too. It was very nice to have a log fire and piano! — The Bradshaw Family, 06 Apr 2012
The cottage is in a beautiful location, it's lovely, comfortable and very well equipped. Thank you. — Paines family, 23 Mar 2012
We had an amazing New Year at your lovely cottage. We all got together as a family, and we were very comfortable. We will be back. Thank you very much.

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— Pam Morris, 13 Jan 2012
What a lovely place, in the middle of stunning countryside. Even with the mist and rain of these days we've had a wonderful joint birthday celebration and hope to visit again in spring/summer. — Angela, Rory & friends, 09 Jan 2012
We had a great stay, lovely cottage, superb scenery, well equipped. We'll come again! — The Quinlans, 26 Dec 2011
We have had an absolutely fantastic stay at your gorgeous cottage - everything we dreamed of and more! Thank you so much for this quiet retreat - we will be back!! — The Norths and Meg, 28 Nov 2011
It's beautiful! We had a wonderful time in this beautiful part of the ountry. The kids loved the woods and the garden. — The Lambert family, 31 Oct 2011
The cottage is a homely house full of character with a pretty garden in a beautiful setting. The house and garden are wonderful and we're very sad to be leaving! We've had a fantastic week, thank you. — The Sharp family, 06 Oct 2011
A little piece of heaven! Thanks so much for renting us your amazing cottage. We have had the best week, children, adults and dog fell in love with the place.
Can't wait to stay again!
— The Brookes Family, 23 Sep 2011
We've had a lovely weekend celebrating a 60th birthday. The cottage is very well equipped and the garden is spectacular. We had some lovely walks and the dogs have been spoiled with the forest and stream. — Gray, Kennish, Chew families, 23 Aug 2011
We've had a lovely week at your wonderful cottage. It has evrthing, the garden is beautiful, the children enjoyed all the butterflies. We enjoyed every minute. Thank you. — Haddley Family, 19 Aug 2011
We've just arrived back in "super-flat" Suffolk after a great week at the cottage. It is everything and much more that you would want for a holiday retreat. Near enough and yet far enough from the madness and also a short drive into Coniston and the calf stretching walk up the "Old Man". A truly wonderful week, in a wonderful setting...move over Mr Schwarzenegger; "We'll be back". — Steve Lamb, 05 Aug 2011
We had a wonderful time at the cottage. We were very lucky with the weather and were able to eat lots of our meals outside in the beautiful garden and enjoy the lovely view. The cottage was ideal for us and we were impressed with how well equipped it was, anything we needed we found. Many thanks for the hire of your cottage and hopefully we will have a chance to stay there again.

— Meryl Wakeman, 27 Jul 2011
Thank you so much for letting us have the use of your wonderful holiday home. I must tell you that we enjoyed every second of our stay. From your garden to the cottage, nothing could be faulted. The location was fantastic and the views spectacular. We will be regular visitors for sure.
— Katrina Young and Family, 17 Jul 2011
We just loved the cottage which we booked to coincide with a family birthday. Once we had arrived we didn't use the cars again, there were so many good walks which started from Nibthwaite. In the evening we were torn between watching the sunset from the patio in the lovely gardens and the warm glow of the woodburning stove. No need to go out when everything in the cottage is so cosy - it easily accomodated eight and seemed to encourage evenings of playing silly games after dinner in the excellent and spacious kitchen. If we really had to,
we could have a moonlit walk to the local pub about twenty minutes away. A wonderful spot and we'll be coming back.
— Alex Robinson, 02 Jul 2011
We were very fortunate to spend a fabulous few days at Nibthwaite Grange Cottage in April. The weather was beautiful and we enjoyed evenings sitting in the garden, taking in the views and savour the peace and quiet. Situated an easy fifteen minute walk from the nearest pub (great views from garden, good pub food and local ale), the cottage is beautifully cosy, the kitchen / diner perfect for family meals and the super king bed is one of the best I have ever slept on! We found some buggy friendly walks thanks to the info pack and sampled some of the best food and ale in Coniston thanks to the recommendations.
We will definitely be back, in fact we cant wait to book another week later in the summer! Emma, Stephen and Baby Lola (Brixton, London)
— Emma Pearson, 21 May 2011
The situation is perfect and the garden is the just the best place to relax with so many different places to sit and enjoy depending on the time of day and where the sun is. The woods are so handy for a lovely walk. The cottage itself is very cosy - warm, comfortable and homely but has all mod cons - dishwasher etc. It's just the place for a family break/holiday and is private without being isolated.............and that's just for starters! — Christine Williams, 12 May 2011