Monkhouse Hill Cottages

Lake District & Cumbria

Beautiful cottage complex with hot-tubs in the gorgeous English Lake District

Ideal for

Babies Toddlers Kids & pre-teens Teenagers

Book your stay at Monkhouse Hill Cottages

From £490/week
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Well-equipped, spacious open-plan cottages perfect for a relaxing, family-friendly holiday in the northern Lake District. Accommodation is set around a picturesque courtyard in five acres of landscaped grounds with woodland, paddocks and water features.

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  • Mobility


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About this place

Best bits

Top tips

Plan your stay

What are the facilities like? Where can you eat? What can you do?

  • Swimming pool Swimming pool
  • Hot tubs Hot tubs
  • Spa Spa
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Outdoor play equipment Outdoor play equipment


Eating at Monkhouse Hill Cottages


Eating at Monkhouse Hill Cottages


Eating at Monkhouse Hill Cottages


Some units are mobility level 1 and one cottage for two people is wheelchair friendly. Check with hosts to ensure you find a cottage suitable for your needs.

Location & local area

Where is it and how do you get there?

By rail

Travel by train to Penrith or Carlisle stations, then hire a car.

By air

Carlisle Lake District, Glasgow, Newcastle airports are nearest, Manchester also easily reachable.

By road

Monkhouse Hill Cottages is 15 minutes from the M6 whether coming from the north or south.

About the owners

Andrew & Jennifer

After running Monkhouse Hill for 25 years we like to think we’ve thought of everything for a family holiday that is both hassle-free and full of fun!

Tips from the owners

Local things to do, places to eat and attractions not to be missed.

  • Give the little ones their first taste of walking with a gentle ramble in the surrounding countryside – there are lots of easy routes to choose from.

  • Take the short journey to Penrith to enjoy free use of the spa and pool at the North Lakes Spa.

  • Visit beautiful Ullswater and take a lake cruise on a steam boat.