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Smithy Cottage B&B

4 Self rated

Smithy Cottage Unthank,, Penrith, CA11 9TG

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About the hotel

A very warm welcome awaits you at Smithy Cottage, luxurious B & B accommodation in the Eden Valley close to the Lake District National Park. Smithy Cottage is ideally located to explore the breathtaking views and the activities that Cumbria has to offer. Easy access to lakes, mountains, coast and countryside make it an ideal location for a relaxing break.

Enjoy a relaxing stay in a traditional sandstone Cumbrian home with modern comforts. Our bedrooms are large and light with underfloor heating, flat screen TV with freeserve, well stocked hospitality trays and hairdryers. Our en-suite full bathrooms have power showers and spa baths, with underfloor heating, heated towel rails, fluffy towels and locally produced toiletries, Guests can unwind in the comfortable lounge or conservatory. Smithy cottage is only five minutes from the M6 motorway but is surrounded by beautiful country side. It is an excellent base for visiting the lakes, mountains and forests of the Lake District, its location is also ideal as a stopover when traveling into the borders and Scotland. We are close the market town of Penrith which still has many independent shops and within easy distance to Carlisle. The immediate area is rich in history with many historic houses, gardens and castles nearby. We welcome walkers and cyclists and can provide tailor made services such as packed lunches, drying boots and clothing and locked storage for bikes. By prior arrangement we can provide a pick-up / drop-off service from main line railway and bus stations at nearby Penrith or Carlisle and also to and from local restaurants and hostelries. For cyclists doing the Coast 2 Coast cycle route, Smithy Cottage is close to the official route being only 2 miles along a flat road. Our accommodation is ideal for those needing special pampering at the start or end of a challenging days cycling.

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Showing Tuesday 25 October 2016 to Wednesday 26 October 2016

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Hotel Non-Smoking Throughout, Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room, Hairdryer in each room, Iron And Board In Each Room
Car parking available onsite
Sauna, [Channels] News, [Channels] Movies (Free), [Channels] Foreign (Other), [Channels] Music, [Channels] Childrens
In Room Entertainment
TV, Satellite TV

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Max Child Age
Up to 17 years old
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The price shown is based on the occupancy and dates you have searched for. Prices and availability are subject to change based on the arrival date, number of nights and occupancy searched for. All prices are inclusive of all local taxes.
Pets are not allowed

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100% would recommend it to a friend


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  • l l

  • October 2016


Absolutely in love with the whirl pool bath in the ensuite.

  • James P

  • September 2016

Smithy Cottage B&B

Well appointed, friendly welcome, very good breakfast, in a quiet location away from the crowds - great for a relaxing start to a holiday.

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