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The Old Bothy, Red Hall, Wigton, Bolton Low Houses, Cumbria, CA7 8NX

Description of the self catering

The Old Bothy is a child friendly self catering cottage in Bolton Low Houses with 2 bedrooms that sleeps 4 with 1 bathroom and is non smoking. Located in Bolton Low Houses Cumbria, The Old Bothy has broadband and does not accept pets, read The Old Bothy reviews here.

Best Features

Sleeps: from 1 to 4

Pets: No

Contact Details

Contact Name: Sykes Cottages

Telephone: 01244 746200

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Reviews

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful
Recommended?   Date of visit: 12/2021
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Having sold our property, my husband and I needed somewhere to stay for 5 weeks, whilst 'working from home'. Well it felt like home the minute we arrived, a warm friendly welcome from Joanne & Martin, not forgetting the dogs. Waiting for us was a tray of lovely treats, such as homemade banana loaf, jam, eggs and other goodies.

The cottage has eco-friendly heating, very clean and cosy. It is well equipped with essentials for both adults and children, also a good selection of DVD's & books. There is sufficient parking at the front and back of the cottage.

Joanne provided us with delicious homemade bread (cheese & sundried tomato), banana loaf, eggs and Jam every Friday (for a small cost).

Joanne and Martin were on hand to deal with a couple of small issues, which were addressed immediately. Would recommend for a peaceful break away.

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2 of 3 people found this review helpful
Recommended?   Date of visit: 09/2021
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We stayed at The Old Bothy for a long weekend, to use as a base while attending our nieces wedding at Blaithewaite House.

Perfect base very clean accommodation with a few little extras homemade scones supplied on our arrival by our host Joanne, and we also purchased some free range eggs, homemade wholemeal bread and Apple crumble all excellent thankyou. We had a little trip out to siloith on the Sunday well worth a visit lovely weather perfect day, will definitely return and stay again at the old bothy.

Thankyou Joanne

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2 of 3 people found this review helpful
Recommended?   Date of visit: 09/2021
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We stayed a week at the cottage and really enjoyed our stay. It's immaculately appointed - really clean, and with everything you could need if you are staying with small children (high chair, cutlery, bed guard, toys, books etc.). It's in a lovely peaceful location, and a great jumping off point for the north Lake District and the Solway coast, as well as having lovely local villages, walks, cafes and pubs to explore.

Joanne was an exceptional host - nothing was too much trouble and she really made us feel welcome on her family farm. She also provided the option of ordering from a small selection of her local produce and homemade food which was wonderful - my 5 year old claimed her cottage pie was the best thing she'd ever eaten!

We'd love to stay again and would definitely recommend it.

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful
Recommended?   Date of visit: 05/2021
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We went to stay for a few days with our baby and had a lovely time at The Old Bothy. Joanne was so helpful both before we arrived and whilst we were there. We drive an electric car, and she very helpfully told us where the nearby charging points were (they haven?t installed one yet). They provided lots of toys for the baby, a high chair and a travel cot. There was even some delicious home baking to greet us when we arrived! We?re hoping to be back very soon!

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8 of 26 people found this review helpful
Recommended?  Definitely Date of visit: 05/2016
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Book early to save any disappointment.

This cottage is superbly equipped and well presented to provide a very comfortable holiday base, along with the very helpful host and set in an ideal location,

it makes the prefect place to stay, for touring Cumbria.

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9 of 25 people found this review helpful
Recommended?  Definitely Date of visit: 05/2016
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We stayed at The Old Bothy with our children (5 & 8) during the Easter holidays. The standard of the accommodation is exceptional with the little touches really making it special - welcome basket with home baking, stoked log burner, soft toys on the children's beds...Holiday highlight was Martin and Joanne showing us around their farm and our children feeding the calves.

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9 of 29 people found this review helpful
Recommended?  Definitely Date of visit: 04/2016
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Faultless accommodation - beautifully converted barn with loads of character, space and everything you need for a family break. The owners, who run the attached dairy farm were fantastic and made our stay even better ! Would absolutely recommend it.

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