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The Old Smithy Garrigill Cumbria CA9 3DS

The front of Old Smithy situated in the village centre on the village green
Certificate of Excellence
Very good
34 reviews
The front of Old Smithy situated in the village centre on the village green
The view of the house from the village green
First floor lounge room
First floor lounge room with open fire and wooden floors
First floor lounge room stairs to second floor external door leading to stone steps
First floor lounge room seating for eight
Ground  floor living area beamed ceiling
Ground floor living area multi-fuel stove
Ground floor living and dining area
Ground floor dining and open plan kitchen
Ground floor open plan kitchen, dining and living area
First floor double bedroom door leading to bathroom
First floor double bedroom
Second floor landing area and twin bedroom
Second floor twin bedroom
Second floor twin bedroom
Second floor additional single bed on landing area
Second floor double bedroom
Second floor double bedroom
Ground floor double bedroom en-suite shower room
Ground floor ensuite shower room
First floor bathroom, bath and overhead shower
First floor bathroom
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4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Garrigill, Lake District, Cumbria, England
The ground floor has 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower and lounge/kitchen fully equipped kitchen, including electric oven and grill, micro-wave, washing machine etc. Leading off this room is a toilet and area to store bikes etc.
There is a wood burning stove which can burn both wood and coal.
Satellite television.

The first floor has an open plan lounge. Off this room is a double bedroom and bathroom equipped with bath/shower, toilet and hand basin.
Stairs leading from the lounge take you into the second floor which has 1 double bedroom and 1 bedroom with 2 single beds with an additional single bed on the top landing.
There is an open fire in the lounge along with satellite television.
There is Wi-Fi at the cottage, not always reliable, as in the village there is no phone signal, mobile phone signal is obtainable 2 mins drive from co...
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About the Owner, Paul W
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : May 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 34 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL246936
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Very good - based on 34 reviews
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  • English first
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English first
English first
English first
Wigan, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2018 for a stay in December 2017
person found this review helpful

Had a great break just after Christmas and for New Year. Perfect place for us a real homely cottage with loads of space for seven adults and with everything you need to hand for staying in and good eating places a very short drive away or walk if your feeling adventurous. Would definatley recommend and will be visiting again very...

Management response:

Thanks for the review and we look forward to seeing you soon. Paul and Angela


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Reviewed 26 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017
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Management response:

Thanks Nicola, glad you enjoyed it. Paul and Angela


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Vikki R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017
people found this review helpful

We stayed for 3 nights-family of 8 ranging from 3-43. For us it was what we needed location wise, village is beautiful, Tiny shop for newspapers, into next town for bigger shop! House was tidy, a bit grubby, but with muddy boots and kids wasn’t too bad. Beds are ok, need some new pillows/bedding- all a bit grubby/old. Our issue...

Management response:

Thanks for the review, we are continually updating as we go along and have just completed a kitchen update and added a dishwasher. We also replaced the shower with an electric one so there is now continuous hot showers in the bathroom and also the shower downstairs. We update bedding, duvets and pillows periodically and think that for a group...


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  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
The village has no mobile phone signal, so if we are at the house, we can be contacted by whatsapp or messenger.Or ring home number. We live about an hour from the house so if we...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    3 Fulls
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
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22 Dec 2018 -
5 Jan 2019
Christmas and New Year
7 nights --
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: $124 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Places within approximately half to one hour's drive: Hadrian's Wall, Lanercost, Hexham Abbey, Blanchland, Durham cathedral, castle and historic centre, Beamish, Hamsterley Forest, Raby Castle, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, High Force, Richmond and Swaledale, Penrith and Ullswater, Keswick, Carlisle, Kielder Forest, Scottish borders.
Local events:
Alston sheepdog trials and Gala day in June, Alston agricultural show in September, Garrigill bonfire night in November and Christmas craft fair first weekend in December.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 70.0 km
Railway: Penrith: 30.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle (Port of Tyne): 80.0 km
From Penrith:
Drive 22 mins east along the A686, at Alston follow the B6277 4 miles to Garrigill.In 2001 this route was nominated one of the top ten most scenic drives in the world.

From Carlisle:
45 mins south east of Carlisle, towards Brampton (Jct 44 M6 on A689), at Brampton turn right towards Alston (A689), then follow to Garrigill (B6277).

From the South:
60 mins north of Scotch Corner, follow to Barnard Castle (A66), at Barnard Castle turn off towards Middleton-in-Teesdale (B6277), drive through the beautiful Tees Valley towards Alston. Before Alston turn off at Garrigill.

From the East:
50 mins south west of Hexham, follow towards Carlisle (A69), turn left just before Haydon Bridge towards Alston (A686 past Langley Castle). At Alston follow to Garrigill (B6277).
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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