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Pine Lodge on Secluded Farm - lodge 1

Bedrooms 2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights



lodge 1

secluded wooden lodge. 2 bedrooms.

About the property


These pine log cabins enjoy a secluded south facing position on Snittlegarth Farm, with views across open country to Binsey Fell. A haven for wildlife, as well as the farm animals. Snittlegarth is home to roe deer, badgers, foxes, pheasants and a variety of songbirds, with red squirrels coming up to the lodges to feed. The original Snittlegarth Estate was owned by Lord Gillford and extended to 12,000 acres. It is now farmed on a smaller scale and has the benefit of footpaths from the doorstep on to Binsey Fell and beyond. Snittlegarth lies in a truly tranquil valley close to Ireby and Uldale on the northern fringe of the National Park and provides an idyllic retreat for those who wish to escape from the hustle and bustle of every day life.

Rod Green
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About Rod Green

58 year old farmer lived on property all life, passionate about wildlife and the countryside.

Rod Green purchased this chalet in 2005

Guestbook comments from the owner

'A well located property, ideal for appreciating nature and all its members.'

'We really enjoyed our stay here it was so peaceful with so much wildlife and perfect for our dog. I would love to go back here, such a laid back approach to holidaying.'
Oct 2014
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Booking Notes:
Booking taken on internet and on phone. Deposit paid on booking and full amount paid three weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Preferably Friday, short breaks included, minimum of 2 nights. Please arrive no earlier than 3pm and leave no later than 10am.

Notes on prices:
Minimum stay is 2 nights. Generally £50 per night for 2,3 or 4 nights.
£40 per night for 5,6,7 nights, but dependent on the time of year.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Wigton in Bewaldeth and Snittlegarth

Property Type:
  • chalet
Location Type:
  • rural
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
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Notes on accommodation: Very pet friendly. Please bring towels, they are not supplied. Outside: Outside: Balcony area. Half an acre of grassed area around the lodges for guests use. Parking for 2 cars. The owner of this property has stabling and 'turn out' available if you wish to bring your horse with you. The properties are situated in an area with many miles of off road areas for you to ride out on and could make a superb holiday for both your family and your horse. Hay and straw also available for an additional charge.


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lodge 1
average rating of 4.571429 based on 8 reviews

The lodge was in a beautiful spot, really clean and comfortable. Everything we needed.

  • 4 of 5

Had a lovely short break at Snittlegarth Farm; a really lovely quiet secluded spot with red squirrels and birds to watch from the lodge. The lodge was clean and comfortable and had everything we needed for our 3 night stay. Rod was friendly and welcoming, and provided us with some lovely fresh eggs from the farm! The outside space at the cabin is really lovely, would be fabulous when the weather is better! We would definitely recommend Snittlegarth Farm!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely oasis of peace and tranquility

  • 4 of 5

The lodge was clean, well equipped and comfortable. The best bit though was the tranquil, secluded and relaxing environment with a rich array of birds and sheep. Highly recommended if you wish to get away from it all and enjoy nature.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks,nice to meet you. Rod
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Really nice lodge and location

  • 5 of 5

The lodges are very well maintained and equiped. Bedding is really clean and of very good quality; They are secluded in a lovely farm estate and all you can hear is birds, chickens, sheep and cows noises! The owner made us feel welcome by allowing us to visit the farm and walk freely on the estate. He also came to check that all was okay on our second day;

To summarise : we would definetely recommend those lodges and will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks Sophie Rod
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Superb cottage and wonderful farm animals

  • 4 of 5

It was beautiful wooden cottage , spotlesslessly clean and immaculate. The bedding was luxurious. We thoroughly enjoyed the over all stay .

The farm sheeps and animals were so facsicnating . There were farm chicken and hens , a pea cock and red squirrels which we and our toddler enjoyed so much .

The very slight thing was that it was a bit far from the main town areas and there were hardly any internet signals but again that's a nice point if you want to enjoy an away from routine chores holiday ..

The host was very cooperative and helping . Showed us around on arrival and asked if anything needed whenever we saw him.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The lodge was clean, warm and cosy and the beds were comfortable. It was wonderful seeing the gorgeous red squirrels on the feeders as well as all the different species of birds. Rod made us very welcome and popped by a couple of times to check all was ok, which it certainly was. The view from the lodge of the wooded area and sheep paddocks was so tranquil and it was wonderful to wake up to the bleating of the new born lambs and to watch them skipping about in the fields. We were visited daily by a small flock of hens with their handsome cockerel as well as a pair of pheasants. We were also visited by the super cute black lab Martha! The Lake District is a beautiful place to visit with breathtaking scenery and wonderful walks. We would definitely recommend Snittlegarth Lodges 😊�

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks Glenn and family,glad you enjoyed your stay Rod
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Beautiful quiet location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with our two grandchildren and it was an excellent choice. A beautiful quiet spot with an outlook to sheep in fields. Red squirrels guaranteed at the feeders morning and evening. Lots of birds too. A lovely walk from the doorstep up to Binsey Hill and near enough to Keswick if supplies needed. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there and would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Special interest holidays:

red sqirrels


10 miles


Nearest airport: Newcastle approx. 1.5 hours in car

Nearest train station: Carlisle approx. 30 minutes in car


Nearest village: Ireby and Uldale 1.5 miles

Nearest towns: Keswick, Cockermouth and Wigton approx. 10 miles each

Further Details:

Mae's Tearoom and Restaurant: 1.5 miles

Pheasant Hotel: Bassentwaite 6 miles

Armathwaite Hall & Spa Hotel: 5 miles

Solway coast: 15 miles

Skiddaw Mountain: 3052 feet 5 miles

Bassentwaite lake: 5 miles