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Charming Grade II Listed Cottage In The Ancient Heart Of Cockermouth

Bedrooms 1
Space 438 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Comfortable, Newly Renovated One Bedroom Cottage superbly Located

Quietly tucked away and accessed by listed Georgian cobbled lanes, the cottage looks out onto All Saints Church where William Wordsworth's father, John Wordsworth, is buried. La'al Cottage has been newly refurbished and furnished to a high standard wiith unlimited broadband installed. Cockermouth has all of the amenities of a vibrant historic town which are within easy walking distance of La'al Cottage.

Jan Roberts
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Cockermouth in Allerdale District

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 438 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Stylish white and chrome finish contemporary suite including quadrant shower cubicle with Mira Sport fitting over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc, light stone coloured ceramic wall and floor tiling, large wall mounted electric heater/towel rail, inset ceiling down lighters.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Large double bedroom with exposed oak beam and inset ceiling down lighters. King sized bed, bedside cabinets, tallboy, chest of drawers and double wardrobe with drawers beneath. Views of All Saints church, church hall and church lane from both windows.
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
La'al Cottage enjoys a delightful position on the cobbled path leading from Kirkgate to All Saints Church. Within this ancient and tranquil part of Cockermouth just steps from several lovely pubs and a few minutes walk to the town centre. Ideally suited for couples wanting the convenience of all that Cockermouth offers whilst being a short drive to the Lake District National Park.


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(44 traveller reviews)

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Charming Grade II Listed Cottage In The Ancient Heart Of Cockermouth
average rating of 4.818182 based on 44 reviews

La’al cottage is ideally situated, very well equipped and very clean and cosy

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay when visiting the Lake District, within easy reach of lovely places to visit and really nice pubs 1 min walk away. It’s small but perfect for a couple.

The kitchen is very well equipped and the bed is big and comfortable for a great nights sleep

Hopefully will return in the future.

Thank you

  • Review Submitted: 05-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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really clean and nice but not cosy

  • 3 of 5

This is a lovely little cottage near the heart of Cockermouth, comfortable bed, well kitted out and all you need for a short stay> We stayed 3 nights in February however and it was cold. The single radiator and fan heater heating just couldnt get the place warm enough. Not least, perhaps because, no door or curtain to the kitchen and staircase meant all the heat generated went upstairs! So we ended up wrapped in throws on the two seater sofa. I think if we had visited in summer we would have given 5 stars though, but not enough heating in winter to stay warm, well.....................

  • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Timothy. Thank you for your lovely comments about La’al. Cottage. Thank you also for your feedback on the heating. We will look at ways to improve the heating system so that during any subsequent cold snap the cottage remains cosy. With kind regards. Jan and Guy Roberts
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Wonderful cottage in an ideal location

  • 5 of 5

Great communication from Jan throughout the process. The cottage was easy to find with plenty of parking available on the cobbles.

Beautifully decorated throughout with all the home comforts you need.

Cockermouth is very quiet at this time of year but this meant that we were able to have meals out without making any bookings. The Bitter End and Castle Bar pubs serve excellent meals; the latter being our favourite as it had a log fire and showed the football.

Overall, the cottage provided a great base for a short break.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at La'al Cottage. The beautiful little cottage is well presented and equipped; perfect for a lovely stay for two. Cockermouth was a great small town to explore also.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy little cottage in a good location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is situated just off the town centre and is just a short walk from plenty of pubs and shops. It was very clean and welcoming. The room is a good size whilst the small kitchen offers everything you will need.

The upstairs bedroom was large and very nice, with views out onto the churchyard. The heating ensured we were always cosy, it is perhaps missing a real fire but given the size of the property, this would probably make things too hot.

We had good communication with Jan before we arrived and really enjoyed our stay in Cockermouth, which this cottage helped to make it just perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The cottage was very comfortable, close to town and well supplied.

  • 5 of 5

Cockermouth was a delightful town. We stayed for a week and ate at different restaurants everyday. We were pleased with all of them. It was cold so we really appreciated the good heating system. Parking required some planning but it worked for us. We enjoyed not staying in a busy tourist town. The locals were very nice.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
The Swan Pub
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Cockermouth Golf Course
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Bitter End Pub
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Car: recommended

On the edge of the Lake District National Park, La'al Cottage is situated in the ancient heart of Cockermouth, a short walk to pubs, restaurants, bistro's, antique shops and galleries, arts and crafts, theatre, bakeries, butchers, fish mongers, Sainsburys, post office, library, banks, book shops, Wordsworth House (open to the public), Jennings Brewery (open to the public),and a weekly household and antique auctions. Historic and scenic walks on the doorstep.

A short drive takes you to the Lake District, the largest national park in England. Numerous splendid mountains and lakes with spectacular walks and hikes abound. Ancient stone circles, Hadrian's wall, picturesque towns, villages, churches and more await to be explored.


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Damage Deposit £200

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