Woodside Reviews

Place was spotless and well equipped

Loads useful instructions and place was spotless and well equipped with everything we needed. Beds super comfy. Good location and was easy to get to surrounding… Read more “Place was spotless and well equipped”

November 2023

Definitely stay again

We had a lovely Christmas break here. The cottage was beautiful. It is situated just a short walk from the Lakeside ferry port but also a short drive from local amenities. We would definitely stay here… Read more “Definitely stay again”

Christmas 2023

Spa is a fantastic bonus

Thanks for a great stay excellent base for Southern Lake District and access to the local spa is a fantastic bonus – especially for a lake district visit in February when the weather can be – and was – very… Read more “Spa is a fantastic bonus”

March 2024

Responsive hosts

The hosts (both Brian and Alison) were really responsive and helpful. The instructions of how to get to the lodge was very clear. The lodge was very clean. The beds were very comfortable and the kitchen and amenities were… Read more “Responsive hosts”

April 2024

Very useful instructions and advice

Very good hosts and a lovely cottage with very useful instructions and advice. Thanks for making our stay really… Read more “Very useful instructions and advice”

April 2024

Lovely Cottage

Andrew on Air BnB about WOODSIDE Lovely cottage and surroundings as well as helpful hosts. We enjoyed the free spa and had a lovely walk around High… Read more “Lovely Cottage”

Feb 2024

Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value

We had a wonderful break in the most peaceful place. All amenities in the cottage are top class and a lovely welcome. We will definitely return in the future xx Thank you to Alison and Brian for all the hard work in prep… Read more “Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value”

Sylvia Walker
Apri 2020

Book Direct

We booked this cottage directly through the owners, who were very responsive to queries we had. The accommodation was clean, beds were comfortable and it is easy to self cater for a family of 4. The location was good, quiet and in walking distance to a local pub, lovely children’s park area and a free… Read more “Book Direct”

J Buckingham
Sept 2020

Fell View- lovely cottage

Lovely cottage to use as a base for exploring the… Read more “Fell View- lovely cottage”

Wayne Millard
October 2021

Love it!!

  We come to Woodside Cottage regularly & always love… Read more “Love it!!”

Lisa Lewis
June 2021

Great Location

Beautiful cottage in a great location for all the local attractions. Cottage has every comfort you could need, everything has been thought of. Would definitely visit… Read more “Great Location”

Kim Woolford

A weeks stay at Woodside

We stayed for a week at Woodside in July 2021. Really lovely cottage which was pristine when we arrived, the cottage was really comfortable and contained lots of kitchen utensils and crockery. The bedrooms were all a good size and very comfortable. Bathrooms were refurbished and very nice. Gardens were lovely. Great local walks through… Read more “A weeks stay at Woodside”

Michele Birling
August 2021

Woodside: Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value

The Tern on Lake Windermere

Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value Just stayed in woodside cottage and we enjoyed it so much we have re-booked! The cottage is beautiful, well kept, clean and everything you would need for a home from home trip. We arrived with milk in the fridge and some welcome gifts which were much appreciated. The location of Woodside is great, it’s… Read more “Woodside: Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value”

Jo Ann
Sept 2020



Fell View Stay

Woolfie and chance at fell view

Fell view stay. Lovely homely, cosy cottage with all amenities needed to enjoy a great break. Cottage is well equipped with equipment for cooking and has great WiFi to keep up with the modern life. Clean cottage which had a great fire to blown away the cooler nights. Beds are really comfy and the owners… Read more “Fell View Stay”

April 2019

Cosy but spacious cottage

Christmas wreath

Woodside is a lovely, warm and deceptively spacious cottage. Six of us spent Christmas here and we found the cottage to be perfect for our needs. Nicely decorated for the festivities and no trouble cooking Christmas dinner in the well equipped kitchen. Brian and Alison are very thoughtful hosts and we would definitely recommend a… Read more “Cosy but spacious cottage”

Jan 2019

Cozy and comfortable

Tern on Windermere

The welcome pack was a nice introduction to a cozy comfortable cottage on the quiet side of the lake. A good selection of games for the family to play round a warm log… Read more “Cozy and comfortable”

Neil and Michelle

Beautiful homely cottage

The cottage is a lovely place, with more than enough room for six people and everything you need inside. It’s very cosy and homely. Check in and out is extremely straightforward, and Brian and Alison contacted to ensure everything was going smoothly (it was). They also provided plenty of information on things to do and… Read more “Beautiful homely cottage”

May 2019


Low Stott park Bobbin Mill

Our 2 weeks at Woodside Cottage were quite wonderful. The cottage was great & provided everything we needed in comfort. There is so much you can do without even getting in the car & more a short drive… Read more “Beautiful”

Jennie C
May 2019

Small cottage with a big heart. plenty of space for 4 people in a quiet cul de sac

We stayed for 4 days over new year with my daughter and her husband we also had two cocker spaniels. The cottage was well equipped with an small Enclosed garden for the dogs. There were some lovely walks from the cottage and many more a short drive away. The Pheasant serves amazing food And is… Read more “Small cottage with a big heart. plenty of space for 4 people in a quiet cul de sac”

Jan 2019

Cosy , All mod cons. Nice safe garden for children and dogs.Excellent base to explore.

Claife Heights

Stayed twice at this property. Spotlessly clean, an excellent base to explore all that the Lake District has offer. Grange over Sands, Cartmel – 5 minute drive. Lake Windermere, Barrow in Furness – 20-30 minute drive max. Cosy, snug living room and a wonderful king size bed in main bedroom. Nice neighbour next door and… Read more “Cosy , All mod cons. Nice safe garden for children and dogs.Excellent base to explore.”

Jan 2019

Great location and super hosts

Fell View Bedroom

We had a lovely weekend staying in this property. It’s located in the middle of Grange and Cartmel, with lots of lovely countryside on the doorstep. Brian and Alison were great hosts, with good communication, lots of information, and even checked in with us when we arrived to see if we were okay. The house… Read more “Great location and super hosts”

Katie T
March 2019

Great cosy little cottage, good for families.

Great cosy little cottage, good for families, lots of little touches like a toy box and children’s books in one of the bedrooms, board games, nice cosy living room. Very practical for a family stay in Cumbria with it’s washing machine and drying machine (we got very wet when cycling around Lake Windermere with the… Read more “Great cosy little cottage, good for families.”

October 2018

Drinking wine by the fire

Woodside cottage

A very cosy and warm cottage to spend a lovely few days away in a fantastic location. We were a bunch of friends that love to get together to cook and drink wine by a fire and this cottage was just perfect. There are some great pubs nearby and some fantastic walks with breathtaking views.… Read more “Drinking wine by the fire”

October 2018

Lovely fire in lovely surroundings

Woodside cottage near Newby Bridge

We had a great family weekend in this lovely cottage. Weather was freezing and wet but we were warm in the cottage with a lovely fire in lovely surroundings. I would recommend this cottage to anyone who wants a nice home from home holiday in the… Read more “Lovely fire in lovely surroundings”

Dec 2018

Outstanding service

Outstanding service. Fantastic summer break we have had as a family. From home to home and even better. Would love to go back soon.… Read more “Outstanding service”

August 2018

70th birthday celebration

We stayed here for my dads 70th birthday recently! We had a lovely time. Fantastic cottage. We had 5 adults, a baby and a dog and there was plenty of space and bathroom facilities. Lovely, well equipped kitchen and cosy living room. The area is also perfect for walking. Alison and Brian communicated well and… Read more “70th birthday celebration”

May 2018

Dora has the best seat in the house!

Dora at Woodside

Dora has the best seat in the house! Thanks for a lovely week; we’ve had a fab time at Woodside. Think the dogs want to stay… Read more “Dora has the best seat in the house!”

October 2018

Wonderful cosy family house

We spend 5 wonderful days in March 2018 in this beautiful cosy and clean house. We loved the gas fireplace in the evenings with our children. Alison and Brian were fantastic, they made a lot of suggestions of what to do and where to eat (The Pheasant in Allithwaite was excellent). The house easily accommodated… Read more “Wonderful cosy family house”

Bad Homburg
April 9 1018

Pet friendly cosy cottage perfect for exploring the Lake District.

Spacious, well equipped and comfortable cottage, thoughtful touches including a welcome basket and a stairgate to keep lively dogs downstairs, perfectly located for exploring the Lake District and a wealth of information in the cottage on places to see and details of walks suitable for all levels of fitness. Would definitely stay there… Read more “Pet friendly cosy cottage perfect for exploring the Lake District.”

Elizabeth K
March 14 2018

Perfect family Getaway

We recently returned from a weekend at Woodside Cottage for a family get together – despite the weather (snowing) the property was always warm with a cosy log burner – the kitchen in particular was very well equipped and the property was well ogranised with a comfortable feel about the place – a real home… Read more “Perfect family Getaway”

David A.
30 March 2018

Perfect Cottage

Guest and dog at High Dam

We stayed here for Christmas with our family in 2017. It is a fabulous cottage. Highy recommend. Clean, spacious and comfortable. So well equipt, everything you could possibly need. Lots of instructions to help you settle in quickly and the log burner is beyond perfect. Lovely walk along High Dam with our Minature Scgnauzer was… Read more “Perfect Cottage”

December 2017

Lovely Cottage

The cottage is clean, comfortable and well equipped. During our stay the weather was glorious and we were able to sit out in the private little garden which was pretty and very private. We enjoyed our meals at the Pheasant Inn, just a short walk away and we didn’t disgrace ourselves on quiz night either!… Read more “Lovely Cottage”

June 2017

Clean And Comfortable

Enjoyed our short stay here and would book again if we came back to the area. It’s a good base for walks around the Cartmel… Read more “Clean And Comfortable”

Barbara Meynell
November 2017

Excellently Presented, Fully Equipped And A Delight To Stay In. Highly Recommended

April 2017

The Place To Stay For Rest And Relaxation

Woodside is the place to stay if you want to get the true Lake District feeling. The cottage we believe was part of Bobbin Mill across the road and you get a real sense of the history of the place. The cottage has everything you could want for, it’s clean, warm and very comfortable. If… Read more “The Place To Stay For Rest And Relaxation”

January 2017

Beautiful Luxury Cottage

We had a wonderful stay at Woodside. Beautiful cosy cottage with everything you need. Doorstep walks and some lovely beaches not far away. We were a party of adults children and dogs and we’ve all come back with some great memories and would definitely stay here again. Many… Read more “Beautiful Luxury Cottage”

August 2017

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