Great Days Out - Birdoswald Roman Fort


One of the most beautifully sited of the Hadrian`s Wall Forts. Birdoswald has the longest continuous section of Hadrian`s Wal, as well as a museum of Roman artefacts (and a tea room). Open every day from April to end of October and then holidays and weekends.

Congratulations to our wedding couple!


It was our pleasure to accommodate our first bride and groom in The Old Bothy recently.

Congratulations and best wishes for your future life together - to Mike and Jen xx

Great Days Out - Allonby Beach


This 5 mile crescent of sand and shingle is just 20 minutes drive away. With views across the Solway to South-West Scotland, it`s part of an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Allony is also home to the famous Twentyman`s ice-cream shop and also has a great park for children to play.

If you fancy taking your bikes with you, there is a great cycle path from Allonby to Maryport, taking you right along this magnicent coastline!

Summer holidays availability

 Summer holidays availability - 

Still not managed to book your Summer break away ? - Our Summer holiday availability is extremely limited, however, we do have the following still available  - The Old Bothy from Sunday 16th August for 5 nights. Please contact us for further details.


Great Days Out - Walby Farm Park


Walby Fram Park, near Crosby-On-Eden, is a great day out for all the family. As well as it`s high octance indoor play zone, this farm attraction offers many sunny day activities, including go-cart tracks, trampolines and adventure playgrounds. Part of a working family farm, Walby is accredited by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust and the animal barn offers a wide selection of well cared for animals.

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Fancy a last minute break?

We have availability in The OId Grainstore (sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms) from this Friday 3rd July for 1 week (or a long weekend) - please get in touch for more details

Great Days Out - Muncaster


The Muncaster experience is not to be missed! This 14th Century castle is said to be one of the most haunted in Britain! Surrounded by 70 acres of stunning gardens, with amazing views over Eskdale from the terrace. Plenty for children here too, play areas, interactive centre etc etc. Also don`t miss the bird of prey displays and the Heron Happy Hour -



Pip gets clipped out for Summer

Pip after 2016Pip before 2015

It`s that time of year again!

The weather has warmed up and that means that for Pip, our Collie dog, with his amazingly thick coat, it`s time to get clipped out for Summer.

Baby hare

baby hare

Look what we found when out for a walk. This baby hare was taking it`s first steps in the lonning.

It is likely that the baby hare`s Mother would have left it in a safe place under the hedge and it`s also probable that it`s siblings will also be close by. The Mother splits them up to avoid predators like foxes taking all of her babies.

Couldn`t resist a little hold before we left the little hare in its place in the grass verge under the hedge.

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

t: 016973 42249
m: 07906 852224



Recent Customer Reviews


"Fantastic cottage, the best we have ever stayed in! Comfortable and so cosy!  We will be back soon" . - Kerry and Watters families, Newcastle - The Old Grainstore, Novermber 18.

"Amazing place. Cottage is perfect. Farm is wonderful - kids loved the animals. Joanne and Martin have created a wonderful place and are excellent hosts". Kershaw family, Darlington, The Old Bothy, November 18.

"Yet again everything exceeded expectations, really clean and comfortable. Great hosts as always - we will be returning!" - Woodhill, Robbins and Walt clan - The Old Grainstore and The Old Bohty, October 18.

"Fantastic cottage, excellent facilities, beautiful location. We have all had a wonderful break, thank you!" - McDougall family, Bearsden, Scotland - The Old Bothy, November 18.

"4th time here and amazing as always. So rested, such a treat to be here. Wonderful welcome, we would love to just move in!" - Piper family, Edinburgh, October 18.

"Superb, relaxed stay. Beautiful cottage with everything we needed." - David and Elaine, Putney, London - The Old Bothy, October 18.

"Lovely stay. Really comfortable and really well equipped providing everyting we needed for our twins. Highly recommend Joanne's apple crumble!" - Headland family, Whitely Bay - The Old Grainstore, October 18.

"We have had a lovely time here. The cottage is beautiful and cosy. Really thoughtful touches and great outdoor play area. Thenk you so much for making us feel so welcome and letting the girls feed the calves." - Wells family, October 18.

"Utterley delightful stay from start to finish. Such a warm welcome from Joanne and Martin. Accommodation perfect!" - John P and family, Bedford and Plymouth, The Old Grainstore, October 18.

"Our 3rd stay at Red Hall and we've enjoyed it every bit as much! The cottage is fab, well equipped and so clean. Joanne and Martin are great hosts, so welcoming and fab with the kids at calf feeding time. As our Son said within 10 minutes of arriving - "this place feels like home"! - The Allan family, Kinross, The Old Bothy, October 18.

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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.