The Carthouse is one of three luxurious cottages sitting within a large converted Victorian barn at the foot of the Howgill Fells. The cottages can be booked individually, or together to accommodate larger groups.
The Carthouse has a ground floor kitchen/diner, separate living room and wet-room. On the first floor are two further bedrooms and main bathroom and on the second floor is a further large double bedroom.
Features include beautiful location at the foot of the Howgill Fells, welcome pack with local produce, wood-burner, great views, exposed beams, beautiful walks, family activities nearby (such as Lowther Castle, The Rheged Centre and Ullswater), red squirrels in the grounds and an enclosed garden at the side of the barn (which is perfect for an alfresco lunch!).
The kitchen is very well equipped, the owners provide a link to an App with lots of pre-arrival information, there is underfloor heating, bike storage, bath robes and Bath House toiletries plus stargazing kit, large Smart TV, Amazon Alexa with Spotify, Bluetooth speaker, games, books, maps and utility area with washer & dryer.
Dogs are very welcome and are provided with doggy welcome treats, basket, bucket, sponge, shampoo, towel, outside tap and dog waste bin.
The village of Ravenstonedale is just 5 minutes in the car drive or 20-25 minute walk and has two excellent dog friendly pubs including the 2023 Top 50 UK Gastropub The Black Swan. The nearby town of Kirkby Stephen is just a short drive and we are also within easy reach of the Lake District (Keswick; 50 mins, Kendal 30 mins, Penrith 30 mins).
Eco friendly measures are incorporated into the set up too with heating and hot water coming from on site ground source heat pumps, electricity from solar panels plus battery storage, private bore hole for water and 100% green energy supplier. Waste is recycled, eco cleaning products are provided as are eco toiletries, recycled toilet tissue, kitchen rolls, ethically sourced soap / shampoo and responsibly sourced firewood.
Rated 5* by VisitEngland, The Green Cumbria was also Cumbria Tourism New Tourism Business of the Year Runner Up in 2022 and Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Business of the Year Runner Up in 2023.
Week long breaks (7 nights) start on Fridays. Weekend breaks (3 nights starting on a Friday) and Mid-week breaks (4 nights starting on a Monday) may be available outside of peak periods. Contact Owners
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|Room / Unit Type
|Room / Unit Tariff*
|Prices from £800.00 to £1,900.00 per group
*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
|Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
* Open all year
This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.
Go through Ravenstonedale village following signs for Sedbergh.
At the end of the village the road bears left towards Sedbergh - but you should bear right and go over the stream on a flat concrete bridge.
Turn immediately left on the single-track road signed to Artlegarth and Adamthwaite.
Follow this towards Artlegarth for 3/4 of a mile.
You will go past a ruined barn on the right. A little further on turn left down a gravel track adjacent to a wooded plantation (signposted to The Green).
There is a limited bus service to/from Ravenstonedale, with buses to Kirkby Stephen, Sedbergh and Kendal. There are also leisurely trips out to Hawes and Barnard Castle on classic buses which stop in the village. The railway station at Kirkby Stephen is on the famous scenic Settle to Carlisle line and has services to Carlisle and Leeds. There is no taxi rank at either Kirkby Stephen station or Ravenstonedale. Taxis are available in the local area but need to be booked.
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