Birchbank holiday cottage and campsite
Holiday cottage & campsite in rural Cumbria

2 bedroom self-catering cottage and campsite in the Lake District

Holiday accommodation on a working farm near Lake Coniston

Birchbank is a Lakeland farm on the fells between Coniston Water and the Duddon Estuary. You can enjoy some marvellous views of Coniston Old Man and the Furness fells or the Duddon Estuary from the many bridleways and footpaths which cross the farm and surrounding fell with only the sheep and birds for company.

Our holiday accommodation comprises a self catering holiday cottage with 2 bedrooms and a small campsite with hardstanding, electric hookups and facilities.

The area is ideal for walkers, cyclists and birdwatchers and the Cumbria Way long distance footpath from Ulverston to Carlisle is only half a mile away. Cycle storage is available at the cottage and there are many bridleways and tracks to cycle on near Birchbank. we are only ¼ mile from the Lakes and Dales Loop, a long distance cycle route,


Well-behaved dogs are allowed subject to restrictions to protect livestock. There is an additional charge of £15 per week for guests to the cottage.

Key Features

  • 2 bedroom self catering cottage open all year
  • Small campsite alongside a stream open May to the end of September
  • 300 acre farm in open fell country
  • Ideal for walkers, cyclists and ramblers
  • Only half a mile from the Cumbria Way
  • Easy access to southern and western Lake District
  • Superb location between Coniston Water and the Duddon Estuary
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Guest Reviews

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The moment we had our tea and buns we knew we would enjoy our break, peaceful, picturesque and quaint. All we can say is great, great, great.

Dent family, Cheshire

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Ideal location and cottage. Exactly what we were looking for, peaceful with lots of walks on the doorstep.

Burrows family, Yorkshire

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Had a fantastic time, cottage perfect for our needs. Very comfortable, clean and well equipped and in a perfect setting to escape the city.

Briggs family, Scotland (+ toddler)

A warm welcome at Birchbank Holiday Cottage