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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.

Accommodation is £80 per night (min 2 nights), £380 full week for the cottage with 8 sharing (£10 extra per person per night) plus electric/logs and coal used during your stay. The cottage consists of 3 bedrooms (2 have 1 double and 1 single, the 3rd room has 1 double) extra camp beds are available if required. Living room, large kitchen, shower room, bathroom with separate toilet and games room.

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. 

We are only 20 minutes away from M6 J39/40/A66

Riding opportunities

Discover miles of safe off road riding from our stable door with fantastic views overlooking Ullswater and beyond with easy access onto the Roman Road/Highstreet/Haweswater or across to Pooleybridge and Askham to the local village pub/shop and the Lowther valley if you want to incorporate food/drink while out riding. The Eden Valley loops 1 & 2 are also accessible from the stable door.

For more pictures, information and detailed directions please see our website. You can also find us on Facebook.


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