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Talkin Head, Brampton

The Accommodation

Seven well equipped and self-contained holiday cottages, with south-facing views, have been created from the original stone farm buildings. Each is well insulated, double-glazed, centrally heated and has plenty of hot water. Each cottage is provided with a digital TV with DVD, a refrigerator, bed linen and towels. An occasional bed, cot and high chair are available if required. A baby-listening service can be arranged at a charge. Other facilities include a shared laundry room with an automatic washing machine and tumble dryers. There is ample car parking. Dogs are welcome, but must be kept under control at all times.

The Locality

There is plenty to do nearby. Visitors are welcome to wander all over the farm: to picnic, to fish in the river and to see the herd of Registered Exmoor Ponies. The farm leads directly onto the Geltsdale fells and an RSPB bird reserve. Opportunities abound for excellent walking and mountain biking. Eating out is no problem. There is a very popular pub in the village of Talkin which lies less than one mile from Talkin Head, and also a choice of highly recommended hotel restaurants within ten minutes drive. Brampton, the attractive local market town, is only three miles away. Carlisle offers much to visitors, with award-winning attractions and excellent shopping and entertainment facilities. Brampton Golf Course has 18 good greens of competition standard over interesting terrain, welcomes visitors and is only two miles from Long Byres. Opposite, at Talkin Tarn, there are boats for hire and free coarse fishing.

Details of each cottage

Cottage No 1 (6/7 people)
The door opens to the lobby looking over the kitchen/dining area. Large double glass doors lead to balcony and patio. The bathroom, with bath, shower, W.C. and hand basin, is on this level. Two bedroom areas, one with double bed and the other with a double bed and small single bed (2'6" x 6'3") are a few steps up. A few steps lead down to the master bedroom with en-suite shower room.

Cottage No2 (5/6 people)
The door opens to the lobby with a large storage cupboard. The bathroom leads off the lobby and has a bath, shower, W.C. and hand basin. A few steps lead down to the living area and a separate kitchen/dining area. Large double glass doors lead onto a patio. On this level there is the master bedroom with en-suite shower room. Steps up lead to two bed areas; one with double bed and the other with double bed plus a small single bed (2'6" x 6'3").

Cottages Nos 3 & 4 (4 people)
The door opens to the lobby, which in turn leads to the bathroom with bath, shower, W.C. and hand basin. Also there are two bedrooms; one with a double bed, the other with twin beds (3' x 6'3"), Upstairs is the combined living/dining/kitchenette area and a large storage cupboard.

Cottages Nos 5 & 6 (2 people)
The door opens to the lobby, which leads to the bathroom with bath, shower, W.C. and hand basin. Also, there is a bedroom with double bed. Upstairs is the living/dining/kitchenette area.

Cottage No 7 (4 people)
The door opens to the lobby, which leads to the bathroom with bath, shower, W.C. and hand basin. Also, there are two bedrooms; one with a double bed, the other with two single beds (each 3' x 6'3"). Upstairs is the living/dining/kitchenette area.




For further details please contact:
Mrs Harriet Sykes, Talkin Head, Brampton, Cumbria CA8 1LT
Telephone: +44 (0) 16977 3435
Email:  stay@longbyres.co.uk (mentioning The Good Holiday Cottage Guide)
Website:  www.longbyres.co.uk


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