Morven Cottage, Keswick, Lake District
"Wonderful cottage - the best we have ever stayed in. Lovely to open the curtains and see the beautiful mountains"
"Lovely cottage in the perfect location for exploring Keswick and the surrounding area."
"First visit to the cottage, it won't be our last."
"We can't fault Morven Cottage; roomy, warm, very comfortable and very convenient. Many thanks!"
"All we expected and more; a perfect location."
"Morven Cottage is becoming our second home! A wonderful week, relaxing and comfortable, we love it!"
"A truly perfect holiday in a truly perfect location. We will be back next year!"
"We have been coming to the Lake District for over 35 years and have found Morven Cottage the most comfortable and well-equipped cottage we have stayed in."
"Another relaxing, enjoyable week. Morven Cottage continues to be comfortable, well-equipped and an excellent homely base for our Lake District activities."
"A very comfortable cottage in a wonderful location for walking in beautiful countryside. Hope to be back next year!"
available weeks in January (weeks begining Sat 11 and Sat 25) reduced to
Morven Cottage has been regularly inspected by Visit England at 4 stars (excellent standard throughout; latest inspection December 2019). During 2017 Morven Cottage was let for 48 out of 52 weeks (we need to keep some weeks free for redecoration); for 36 of these 48 weeks the guests had stayed with us before and had chosen to rebook.
street map of Keswick showing the location of Morven Cottage
Morven Cottage has modern energy efficient gas central heating, unlimited hot water, and is fully double glazed. It provides very comfortable, warm and clean accommodation for 4 adults/children and one travel cot. The cottage has a private patio/garden area with table and chairs. All bed linen (except for the cot) and towels are supplied and all heating costs are covered within the rental.
The accommodation is as follows:
Kitchen: modern fitted kitchen with quality appliances including an electric oven and hob, extractor hood, microwave oven, fridge freezer, washing machine and separate vented tumble dryer, electric kettle, Dualit toaster, Dualit espresso machine, electric iron and ironing board, vacuum cleaner and DAB digital radio. A high chair is available.
Living room: this room has two leather sofas, a dining table and chairs, an oak bookcase and coffee tables. For entertainment there is a high definition 32" LED television with Humax Freesat HD record system (over 150 digital television channels (with hard drive recording and access to on-demand television through BBC iPlayer, ITV player, All 4, demand 5 and Youtube), together with over 80 digital radio channels), DVD player and a CD hi-fi system. There is a selection of films on DVD (including the Julia Bradbury series Wainwright Walks), and a bookcase containing full sets of Wainwright and Ordnance Survey Lake District fell guides together with several up to date guide books for the area including a number aimed at families.
Bedrooms: two bedrooms (one with a double bed and one with twin beds), each with views over Skiddaw and Blencathra, both well furnished and decorated, and each with wardrobes, drawers, bedside tables with lamps and radio alarm clocks. A hairdryer is available. The twin bedroom has its own ensuite toilet and wash basin. A travel cot is available.
Bathroom: the bathroom is a large room with bath, separate shower room, washbasin, large towel radiator, toilet and razor point. There is unlimited hot water available. The twin bedroom also has its own ensuite toilet and wash basin.
Porch: heated with large towel / drying radiator with bench and storage areas for coats, boots and push chairs and a full relief map of the Lake District helpful for planning walks.
Morven Cottage is no-smoking but one well-behaved dog is welcome.
At present the following dates are available over the next 15 months (2020 dates in blue, 2021 dates in green; this page is updated regularly):
|Dec 14 - Dec 21||£425||Dec 21 - Dec 28||booked||Dec 28 - Jan 4||booked||Jan 4 - Jan 11||booked|
|Jan 11 - Jan 18||£335||Jan 18 - Jan 125||booked||Jan 25 - Feb 1||£335||Feb 1 - Feb 8||£335|
|Feb 8 - Feb 15||booked||Feb 15 - Feb 22||£475||Feb 22 - Feb 29||booked||Feb 29 - Mar 7||booked|
|Mar 7 - Mar 14||booked||Mar 14 - Mar 21||booked||Mar 21 - Mar 28||£395||Mar 28 - Apr 4||£545|
|Apr 4 - Apr 11||£545||Apr 11 - Apr 18||£545||Apr 18 - Apr 25||£495||Apr 25 - May 2||booked|
|May 2 - May 9||booked||May 9 - May 16||booked||May 16 - May 23||booked||May 23 - May 30||booked|
|May 30 - Jun 6||£525||Jun 6 - Jun 13||£525||Jun 13 - Jun 20||booked||Jun 20 - Jun 27||£595|
|Jun 27 - Jul 4||£595||Jul 4 - Jul 11||£595||Jul 11 - Jul 18||£755||Jul 18 - Jul 25||£755|
|Jul 25 - Aug 1||£755||Aug 1 - Aug 8||booked||Aug 8 - Aug 15||booked||Aug 15 - Aug 22||£725|
|Aug 22 - Aug 29||£725||Aug 29 - Sep 5||£655||Sep 5 - Sep 12||booked||Sep 12 - Sep 19||£595|
|Sep 19 - Sep 26||booked||Sep 26 - Oct 3||£550||Oct 3 - Oct 10||£495||Oct 10 - Oct 17||booked|
|Oct 17 - Oct 24||£495||Oct 24 - Oct 31||£625||Oct 31 - Nov 7||£495||Nov 7 - Nov 14||£325|
|Nov 14 - Nov 21||£325||Nov 21 - Nov 28||£325||Nov 28 - Dec 5||£325||Dec 5 - Dec 12||£325|
|Dec 12 - Dec 19||£425||Dec 19 - Dec 26||£595||Dec 26 - Jan 2||£595||Jan 2 - Jan 9||£335|
|Jan 9 - Jan 16||£335||Jan 16 - Jan 23||£335||Jan 23 - Jan 30||£335||Jan 30 - Feb 6||£335|
|Feb 6 - Feb 13||£335||Feb 13 - Feb 20||£475||Feb 20 - Feb 27||£345||Feb 27 - Mar 6||£375|
|Mar 6 - Mar 13||£375||Mar 13 - Mar 20||£375||Mar 20 - Mar 27||£395||Mar 27 - Apr 3||£545|
(please remember that all bed linen (except for the cot) and towels are supplied and all heating costs are covered within the rental of the cottage)
Note that all weeks run Saturday to Saturday. An initial payment of £100 is required to reserve any week (please e-mail or telephone to confirm that a week is still available and to make a preliminary booking). The balance remaining should be paid two weeks before the stay together with a refundable deposit of £50 which will be returned within 10 days of the end of the holiday if there are no breakages or damage. This deposit does not apply if you have stayed with us before.
To make a preliminary booking or for further enquiries please contact David or Louise Brown at
cottage postcode for SatNav: CA12 4DD
member of the Keswick Tourism Association
member of Quality in Tourism (current inspection 4 Stars)
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