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Scales Farm Holiday Cottage is located in the Lake District National Park near Ullswater and offers a family run self catering cottage with adjoining stabling/grazing for you and your horse to enjoy direct access from stable door to open common land to explore miles of safe off road riding with fantastic views overlooking Ullswater and beyond.

Long and short breaks available.

Ideal for those non riders who also like to enjoy the great outdoors, walking and cycling.

Dogs welcome.

Ideal place to stay over if attending any horse events in the area i.e. Lowther Horse Driving Trials, Newton Rigg, Frenchfield, Dalemain near Penrith only 20 mins away or Warwick Hall, Carlisle 60 mins away and even further a ield to break the long journey. 


For Horses

2 Large stables built to BHS standards

Enclosed stable yard

Fields to graze

Tack room enclosed within stable block that can be locked

Plenty of parking for 7.5 tonne lorry or trailer

Hay, straw and shavings can be supplied at extra cost

Field troughs and water bowls in stables

Outdoor tap and hosepipe available

Mucking out tools supplied

Horse accommodation 

Toilet and hand wash area in the stable block

For People

Self catering accommodation sleeps 8

Washing/drying facilities, multi-fuel stove, Exposed beams, pool table etc for entertainment

10 min drive to local pub/shops

Accommodation £80 per night, £350 full week (min 2 nights) for the cottage with 8 people sharing (£10 extra per person per night) plus electric/ logs & coal used during stay

1 night stay £100 plus same as above

Accommodation consists of 3 bedrooms (2 have 1 double & 1 single & the 3rd has 1 double) extra camp beds are available if required

Living room large kitchen, shower room, games room, bathroom and separate toilet

Access to stables through adjoining door from cottage


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