February Half Term Fun

The Old Grainstore is available for February Half Term Family Fun - we have had a last minute cancellation and have this beautiful cottage available for you to escape to for a few days. Gorgeous cottage with an amazing amount of things to do with the kids close by - see our Blog for inspiration! - As last minute discount also available - just email or give us a call.

Top 10 things to do in Half Term..

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There is so much to do in Cumbria with children, of any age. Lots to do on both fine and rainy days and we have loads of leaflets and information in the holiday cottages for you.

Here are our Top 10 picks (but we could go on and on and on!!!!!!!!!!, seriously, there really is so much to do!!)

Yay - the snow is here!

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The snow arrived this weekend and you're never too old to build a snow man!

The views onto the Northern Fells are stunning.

Hope to see you next year!

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!!

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Red Hall Farm Holiday Cottages!! The decorations are up, the real Christmas trees are assembled and dressed.

Christmas and New Year get booked up very quickly, so if you're thinking about next year, please get in touch soon to avoid diappointment.

 Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy 2016 to all our guests past, present and future and look forward to seeing you again soon!!

 

 

 

Cumbria is open for business

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We just wanted to say a big thank you to all our past guests who have been in touch following the recent Storm Desmond.

We are all fine thank you. It was an extraordinarily wet and windy weekend, but in our area, things have not really been affected by the weather, a bit of flooding on some roads, but nothing major. The power remained on and our holiday cottage guests were still getting out and about. We are lucky to have the benefits of being on high ground, and not close to any main rivers, so we have never had any flooding issues to worry about thankfully.

The worst hit areas have been in Carlisle, Cockermouth and Keswick, all of which are some miles from us.The community spirit shown across these areas in recent days is truly remarkable. There are many parts of Cumbria which haven't been affected and the areas that have have been through this before and they will bounce back quickly. Shops in Kesiwck and Cockermouth are reopening already and we all want to share this beautiful place with all who choose to come here and see it for themselves.

Rare bird spotted

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This female Black Redstart was spotted on the holiday cottages roof on October 30th by Martin.

The Black Redstart is a very rare bird that is only spotted 2 or 3 times a year in Cumbria, so it was a real privelidge to be able to see this bird. Luckily our holiday cottage guests, who are keen bird spotters, were also able to enjoy this sight and take some photos.

Black Grouse

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Many thanks to Martin Innes for providing us with his picture of Black Grouse in flight at our hill ground. We counted 7 cock birds in this group and 6 grey hens in another.

Autumn breaks

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Perfect Autumn weather - beautiful bright days and cosy evenings. If you are thinking of taking advantage of this fantastic weather, we have The Old Grainstore available from this Friday 16th October for a week or long weekend. Alternatively book a break in November and receive a fabulous local produce Welcome Basket free.
Contact us on 016973 42249

 

Contact and Enquiries

For availability and prices please contact us - you can use the Contact page on this website, or phone or email us using the details below. We promise to get back to you immediately!

Red Hall Farm Cottages
Wigton
Cumbria
CA7 8NX

t: 016973 42249
m: 07906 852224

stay@redhallcottages.co.uk

4 Star AccommodationGold Award

 

Recent Customer Reviews

"Our best child friencly holiday ever! So much attention to detail and amazing environmental awareness. We loved every minute of our holiday and will be back!" - Malenks, Monica & Leonie, Leeds - The Old Grainstore, August 2017

"AMAZING holiday cottage. Everything you need and wonderfully presented. Thankyou!" - Gareth, Ceri, Alice & Esther, Bradford - The Old Grainstore, August 2017

"This is our 3rd stay, it's like a 2nd home for us. Exceptional, spotless and homely. The welcome we receive is 2nd to none!" - Gayle, Derek, Peter, Evelyn & Olivia, Scotland - The Old Grainstore, August 2017

"Another wonderful stay, thank you so very much! Keep doing what you do, it's perfect! The cottage is amazing as always. Everything we needed, clean and comfortable. We are all sad to leave" - Linda, Roger, Christina, Ashton & Phoenix, Herts - The Old Grainstore, July 2017

"Perfect stay - the cottage could not have been bettter for us. Great hosts, warm welcome - we can't wait to come back! Thanks so much 10/10" - Cavanagh family, Glasgow, The Old Bothy, July 2017

"Our first return visit. A perfect place for a fabulous holiday. Thank you, we will be back again!" - Piper family, Edinburgh - The Old Bothy, July 2017

"A fantastic holiday with our 1 and 3 year olds. Couldn't have asked for better". Team Pochram, Sheffield, The Old Bothy, July 2017

"Beautiful cottage, lovely hosts and fantastic location. We will return soon." - Noms family, Whitby, The Old Bothy, June 2017

"Fantastic cottage - good beds, good kitchen and equipment. Friendly and helpful hosts. Thank you very much". - Jenny, Abe, Coby & Jan, The Netherlands, The Old Grainstore, July 2017

"This was a lovely stay, very relaxing and peaceful. The cottages is just beautiful, thank you". - Clare, David, Isla, North Shields - The Old Bothy, June 2017

"Fantastic stay. The cottage has everything you need, couldn't ask for more - the hosts have thought of everything. The outdoor space is a real plus. Photos on website do not do it justice. Thank you so much". The Laidlaws, Manchester, The Old Grainstore, June 2017 

 

 

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Beautiful location, very central (we visited Penrith, Carlisle, Gretna Green and Keswick).
The property has been converted to a high standard and beds were comfortable.
Lots of nice touches such as jam, eggs and cake upon arrival and Joanne even put the log burner on for us before we arrived so that the cottage was warmed up for us.
There is a lot of information from tourist areas locally, which is extremely helpful if you are not familiar with the area.
Lovely relaxing break, hope to visit again soon.