Highbridge Cottage: VB 4-star self catering holiday cottage for up to 5 people

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We have also recently received the Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS) Gold award

Gold award

Highbridge Cottage, available to let as self-catering accommodation, has a 4-star VisitBritain rating, which in the national tourist agency's words signifies: 

  • an excellent overall level of quality

  • very good care and attention to detail

  • ample space and good quality furniture. 

It is gas centrally heated, has roof-mounted solar panels for hot water, and also has an open fire, just right for those looking for a relaxing evening after a walk in the fells  . A Free Wi-Fi service is available.

The cottagesleeps 4 people, or 5 with use of the Z-bed, and has: 

  • a living room with an open fire, colour TV (BBC/ITV Freesat), DVD player/ recorder, and portable CD player/radio

  • a large dining room/kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing/drying machine, dishwasher and coffee maker

  • one double bedroom with king size bed and additional Z-bed

  • one twin bedroom with two beds

  • a bathroom with shower over bath, handbasin, W.C. and a drying cupboard.

A cot and high chair are available.

Outside the cottage is a small grassed area overlooking the stream, where you can sit enjoying a drink in the evening sun. On the southern side of the cottage, where you can also sit out, is a yard which is secure for dogs. There is parking space for one car at the side of the building, with plenty more off-road parking available within 100 yards. 

Here are some pictures of the cottage interior. For more pictures, please click here.

The cottage living room The cottage's second bedroom The cottage's main bedroom

Braithwaite is a "dog-friendly" village - as long as you clean up after you! Pets are most welcome at the cottage, and they usually have a marvellous time, both in the village and on the surrounding fells.

The cottage is a no-smoking area. 

Comments from previous guests at Highbridge Cottage

Guests have been coming to the cottage since May 2000. Here are some of their comments:

" Another wonderful relaxing stay. Ice cream from the local shop a must" 16 Nov 13

" A wonderful area in the Lake District" 16 Aug 13

"Cottage comfortable and cosy.  Sofas very comfy after a long day out and about. Goog to have a powerful shower" 29 Jun 13

" Lovely cottage, amazing scenery, beautifully warm and cosy" 3 Nov 12

"Another wonderful holiday at this great holiday home - a real home from home!" 7 Oct 12

"We love the cottage, with all its homeliness.  The sound of the stream  outside is very relaxing" 8 Apr 12

"The cottage is extremely warm and we have loved the log fire" 3 Dec 11

"Our fifth time at Highbridge Cottage and love it more each year.  Almost feel like a local." 5 Nov 11

"A comfy cottage with everything you need you need for a good holiday" 20 Aug 11

"How much is this cottage to buy? We would happily move in tomorrow!" 30 Jul 11

"We rated our visit 11 out of 10.  Thank you for a lovely cottage in a wonderful location" 28 Aug 10

"The cottage is very cosy, well equipped, spacious, light and airy" 26 Jun 10

"The cottage (was) lovely, felt like home - very well equipped and comfortable" 7 Mar 09

"A lovely comfortable cottage in a superb location" 28 Jun 08

“Well, it's our 3rd or 4th visit and it won't be our last; as usual the cottage has been warm and cosy and has everything we need" 21 Jan 08 
"A lovely bright, clean, practical cottage - the website doesn't do it justice!" 6 Jul 02

"We've stayed in many places over many years - as a cottage this is the best" 31 Aug 02

"This is our third year here, and we still found new walks to do from the cottage" 8 Nov 03

"Returned after nearly 4 years - cottage as good as ever. Our dog thinks she's died and gone to heaven!" 28 Aug 04

"The eldest dog has reverted back to a puppy, he is so happy!" 4 Jul 09

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