Keepers Cottage
Backbarrow near Newby Bridge

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What To Expect

Located on a private estate in the stunning National Park these deluxe stone properties benefit from an elevated position which offers spectacular views

Close to the village of Backbarrow, Keepers Cottage has been lovingly converted while retaining its original character with exposed beams, wooden flooring and feature walls.

There is underfloor heating on the ground floor and a cosy wood-burning stove, a bespoke kitchen, spacious living area and 3 comfortable bedrooms all of which boast a luxury en-suite and TV.

There are footpaths to the picturesque village of Cartmel from the grounds and a short drive away you will find Newby Bridge where you can take the steamer to Bowness-on-Windermere with its plethora of attractions.

First Class Luxury


Finished to the highest standard Keepers Cottage is an ideal base for families. with the perfect combination of “olde worlde” charm and modern amenities including 4 Smart TVs,

The interior boasts quality furnishings with underfloor heating on the ground floor and the views from almost every room are magnificent, to top it off there is an inviting hot tub in which to unwind.

The Accommodation

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Comfortably accommodating 6 people in 3 spacious bedrooms; 2 king-size doubles and a twin all with en-suite facilities and superb views.

There is also a modern kitchen, utility room and huge living area. Outside there is off-road parking, and a lovely patio with garden furniture, barbeque and hot tub ideal for al-fresco living and the ideal place to relax after a busy day.

Pet Friendly

Good place for dogs

Keeper’s Cottage doesn’t allow dogs but there are lots of properties in the area which do, check them out here

The north west is a haven for dog owners with long country walks both you and your four-legged companion will enjoy and there is a warm welcome at many of the dog friendly pubs

     At a glance     

  • Private hot tub
  • Wood burning stove
  • Pub 1.6 miles
  • 4 x Smart TVs
  • Selection of books/games/DVDs
  • Shop 2 miles
  • Dishwasher
  • Off road parking 3 cars
  • Starter pack for stove inc
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Fishing by arrangement (specific times only)
  • Wi-Fi

About Keepers Cottage

In this section, we take a look at Keepers Cottage along with checking out the amenities. Also, what the surrounding area has to offer



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Keepers Cottage
Bigland Hall, Ulverston LA12 8PB, UK

Keepers Cottage

This exceptional cottage sleeps a maximum of 6 people in 3 beautiful bedrooms with vaulted beamed ceilings and opulent en-suites with his and her sinks, walk in showers and freestanding baths. All have TVs and are styled with extravagant soft furnishing and unique furniture.

The stylish sitting room has plenty of space for the family to relax, the original slate wall adds character and the wood-burner and underfloor heating make this lovely property enjoyable and cosy whatever the weather

A well-appointed kitchen which includes everything you need to prepare family meals completes the accommodation while the lovely garden with patio area is ideal for sitting with a drink and taking in the glorious views.

This stunning property is the perfect base for anyone wishing to enjoy an unforgettable holiday in the Lakes and the real gem is outside where each property boasts an enclosed courtyard and lovely garden with hot tub.

Features include:

  • Wood-burning stove
  • Sleeps 6
  • Hot tub

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How to Book

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Activities in the Newby Bridge Area

Whatever the time of year Keepers Cottage is an ideal base for a weekend away or short break. A truly rural escape yet close to the many delights the area has to offer.

A short stroll from the property you will find the Lakeland Motor Museum which is home to a fascinating collection of cars, motorbikes and automobilia including a special exhibition dedicated to Donald Campbell.

Take a steamboat to Bowness-on-Windermere where younger guests will love a visit to the World of Beatrix Potter or step back in time and take a trip on the steam train that departs to Haverthwaite.

Just a 5-minute walk away from your cottage is Bigland Equestrian Centre for guests who enjoy riding, and at certain times of the year there is fishing available at the onsite lake.

The ancient village of Cartmel with its 12th century priory, shops and award-winning eateries, including the renowned Michelin starred L’Enclume is just 4 miles away.

A Final Note

We all need to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life at times and Keepers Cottage offers the opportunity to relax in exceptional surroundings.

Discover why this region attracts over 17 million visitors a year; fantastic attractions, outdoor activities galore, history and some of the best scenery in the world!

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