Woodpecker Cottage in High Head Castle Farm

Sleeps 4, Bedrooms 2, Bathrooms 2, Weekly price from £347

The Lake District is renowned for its breathtaking sights. If you are planning to visit with your dog, consider staying at the High Head Castle Farm. Inside the dairy farm of the owner of this place, you will find two quaint but beautiful cottages, one of which is the Woodpecker cottage. The owner painstakingly converted this delightful cottage into a comfortable space for living with your furry friend. The place is conveniently located as well, being only ten miles from Penrith, I’ve Valley.

Here you will get accommodation for the first class. Enjoy the quaintness of a wood-burning stove or delve into comfort in one of the two king-sized bedrooms. Moreover, each bedroom is en-suite.

Dog-Friendly Accommodation

This cottage is an excellent place for you to enjoy a holiday with your dog. The property allows one well-behaved dog to stay on the premises.

The Amenities on Offer
Woodpecker Cottage offers several amenities to make sure that you and your dog have a comfortable stay. The living area and the kitchen follow an open plan. There is also a designated area for dining and a cosy and comfortable sitting room. You will also find a wood-burning stove inside the sitting area.

The cottage is fully furnished and has all essential appliances such as a microwave, a dishwasher, a refrigerator, a TV and an electric cooker. You also get a rich library of books and DVDs. The costs of power, fuel and other essentials are included in the rent. As for the wood-burning stove, its supply is provided based on an honesty box. There are enough parking spaces, off-road.


  • Off-road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Dog-Friendly
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / Wi-Fi

Nearby Attractions

There are several attractions nearby that are worth visiting. Some of them are Penrith, Carlisle, Brampton and Ullswater. Each of these places is beautiful, and you should undoubtedly see them at least once with your dog. The closest is Penrith and Carlisle at a distance of 10 miles each. As for shops, they are 5 miles from the cottage. The nearest pub is 2 miles away.

About the Location

You are sure to love High head Castle Farm. However, you should certainly go out and explore some of the adjoining spots—the farm itself, located just a mile away from the small village of Ivegill, Cumbria. The dairy farm is situated on a fascinating rolling countryside. You are sure to get excellent views of the High Head Castle from the farm.

The Lake District
The Lake District

A small drive can take you to Penrith, a bustling market town. Here, you will find a wide range of topnotch pubs. There are also several restaurants and different forms of entertainment. From Penrith, you can visit Rheged, which features an innovative visitor centre replete with restaurants, shops and exhibitions. The city of Carlisle can also be reached quite easily. Its history is worth exploring. Of course, you can also explore the mesmerizing scenery of Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District from the farm with your furry friend.

If you would like more information and to check availability for the Woodpecker cottage, its found on Sykes Cottages website.

Tel 01244 617 795 they will be more than happy to help with any questions that you may have about the property.

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Teresa loves animals and travelling around the UK! She currently has two dogs and two cats. She loves caring for and sharing her knowledge of pets. She is a qualified dog groomer and currently studying canine behaviour. She has been part of the Dog Friendly Team since 2016.