English Country Cottage Holidays near Carlisle, the North Lake District & Borders

Think of an English country cottage. You’re probably imagining a pretty cottage garden, roses over the door and accommodation that’s designed for relaxing with views over rolling, green countryside. Dandelion and Hoglet Cottages could be that idyllic remote retreat for your next luxury break.

These two delightful country cottages are set in a secluded spot just south of Carlisle. Dandelion and Hoglet Cottages offer all the advantages of convenience and year-round access. As you walk through the door, you will instantly feel the benefit of your cottage’s privacy, luxury and our very special eye for detail, inside and out.

English country ambience with modern luxury

English Country Cottage Holidays near Carlisle

Your self-catering holiday home could have the best of both worlds.

Hoglet Cottage has the oak-beamed porch with flowering climbers over it. It also has the modern walk-in shower, the SMART TV and a covered hot tub in the enclosed garden.

Similarly, Dandelion Cottage has all of this as well as wonderful views. It looks out over the surrounding countryside from its gorgeous picture windows.

The luxury touches include everything you’d expect for a romantic break with all the mod cons. These holiday cottages are a truly special place.

North of England and the Borders on your doorstep

Country Cottage Holidays near Carlisle

If you’re planning a self-catering break in England, Dandelion and Hoglet Cottages are ideal as a base for exploring. There’s the heritage and history of nearby Carlisle city centre, a 10-minute drive away, with its Cathedral, Carlisle Castle and Tullie House. Just a 20-minute drive away, are the fells and attractions of the Northern Lake District National Park – you can be out among the Wainwright hills and lakes in next to no time.

The Eden Valley with its sandstone villages, winding river and great local food and drink is also close at hand. Just beyond Eden is the North Pennines area of outstanding natural beauty. With its wide-open moorlands, characterful villages and mining heritage, it's still an oasis of calm. It even has its own seasonal ski resort!

To the north you can quickly access the wild places and hidden gems of the Borders and southern Scotland. Dandelion and Hoglet Cottages are off the beaten track, quiet and peaceful, remote and secluded. But they’re also just a short distance from the West Coast mainline railway from the south of England and the M6 motorway. We’ve all the benefits of the countryside but are also easily accessible for your convenience.