Finishing Touches

Our properties are fully equipped although the following list of included extras may help you with your packing and planning:

  • Arrival tea / coffee beans, sugars and semi skimmed milk.
  • Hot and crusty bread in your bread machine and home-made soup on arrival. 
  • Bread mixes are also available (e.g. organic stoneground, wholemeal, oat & linseed, malt & seedy, mixed grain, sunflower, parmesan & sun dried tomato).
  • Selection of mini jams and marmalade or a jar of local honey.
  • During autumn/winter the heating will be on and your fire will be ready to light where applicable
  • Plant in season
  • Wi-Fi fast fibre broadband is available in every cottage which is free of charge.
  • Dial-in telephone to each cottage and direct free dial to owners for any urgent requests.
  • Starter pack of household items; dish washer tablets (rinse aid and salt already filled), liquid kitchen soap and washing up liquid, cream cleaner, toilet cleaner, matches and firelighters, kitchen roll/toilet rolls, soap for each bathroom, individual twin pack of washing tablets, cloth and scourer, bin liners, cling film and kitchen foil.
  • Salt and pepper mill (filled), candles, torch, oven gloves, hair dryer, spare bulbs.
  • Thermos flask
  • Dominoes, cards and assorted books.
  • Information files, tourist leaflets, sample restaurant menus, assorted guide books.
  • Series of descriptive guide sheets including map extract for walks direct from your cottage and the valley (prepared by the National Park rangers).


Answers to common queries

  • A personalised Ordnance Survey Map of the area is wall mounted in each property.
  • Coffee cafetieres and electric coffee grinder in all cottages.
  • All linen, kitchen towel and tea towels, bath mats, bath sheet and hand towel for each person on the booking form, bathrobes for all adults.
  • Washing, drying and ironing facilities in each.
  • Mothercare fold away travel cot in Coach House (bed linen not provided please bring your own).
  • High chair, stair gates top and bottom, child fireguards in Coach House
  • Secure bicycle storage is available.
  • Gate Lodge, The Retreat and Coach House have their own Mountain and Hybrid Country Lane bicycles included, complete with helmets and water bottles
  • From 2022 guests also have complimentary electric bikes to use during their stay

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