The luxury cottage has central heating and comprises: Ground floor: kitchen/diner equipped with a fridge freezer, fan assisted oven, extractor hood, four ring halogen hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and a 4 seat dinning table. Lounge, TV with satellite Freeview, CD/DVD player, wood burning stove. Open stairs lead to the first floor: bedroom with a king size double bed and views across open fields. Bathroom with shower cubicle, bath, toilet, vanity basin and view of the lake district fells. Second floor: bedroom with double bed. Outside there is car parking at the rear and at the front there is a small sitting area, with flower tubs and garden furniture.
Local interest and activities: : The near bye town of Millom is 1.5 miles away, with a Tesco Supermarket and a good range of shops, restaurants, cafes and Take-aways. In Haverigg the village shop is open 7 days a week and caters for every need! The Harbour Hotel serves excellent bar meals, whilst the fish and chip shop has an adjoining café. Not far away the beach cafe is also open all year. Millom has an Italian restaurant, Da Vinci's, which is highly praised by all our guests and there are many good pub restaurants within a 10 mile radius. Walk to the Hodbarrow Nature Reserve and the R.S.P.B. hide - and watch the many species of migrating birds which use this area to rest during their long annual migratory flights. Search for rare orchids and Natterjack toads on the dunes, which are a dedicated S.S.S.I. The Cumbrian Coastal Way,running through the village, can lead you north or south alongside the peaceful estuaries and inlets, with spectacular views all around. Water Ski or Wakeboard at Port Haverigg Ski Club,
Further afield: : Ulverston, (20 miles) is a pretty Georgian town with cobbled streets, and a Thursday market. Climb to the top of Hoad Hill for some spectacular coastal views. Nearby Coniston Priory is a Buddhist retreat with a café, gift shop and lovely grounds bordering the estuary. See the famous ghosts at Muncaster Castle (12 miles) and also many rare trees and plants, or visit the World Owl Centre. Climb aboard the steam train ‘La’al Ratty’ at nearby Ravenglass and explore the beautiful Lakeland fells. Alternatively, travel to historic Lancaster or Carlisle. Both trips hug the beautiful coastline and provide a memorable day out. Georgian Whitehaven (27 miles) has strong Caribbean connections, and this historic link has brought us Cumberland Rum Butter amongst many more tasty culinary delights.
Traveling to Waingatebridge Cottages: : Waingatebridge Cottage and Haverigg are easily accessible by car or public transport. it is a 45 min picturesque drive from junction 36 on the M6.The town of Millom is just two miles away and there is a regular railway service to Barrow in Furness, going south, or towards Carlisle and Scotland to the north. For international travellers the nearest airports are Manchester, Liverpool and Blackpool. In summary, Haverigg is situated on the Cumbrian Coastal Way in an unspoilt seaside location close to all the attractions of the Lake District. It is only 33 miles from Windermere and 16 miles from Coniston, and a world away from the crowds.
Waingatebridge Cottages were built in the 1860s and are situated in a quiet rural location 500 m from the unspoilt picturesque village of Haverigg with its long quiet sandy blue flag beach, (part of the Cumbrian Coastal Way) offering miles and miles of beautiful coastline and country walks on the doorstep. The village has a shop, Post Office/Newsagent, two pubs one serving nice food, a fish and chip shop/cafe, a beach café and a children's playground. Next to the village behind the beach is Hodbarrow Lagoon a freshwater lake, where there is a water sports centre for skiing, wake boarding, trout fishing and also has a large Bar serving food. The lagoon is also an R.S.P.B. site with a bird hide at the Hodbarrow Nature Reserve where you can watch the migrating birds. Its an ideal holiday location for lovers of the great outdoors and is also only half an hour away from the delights of Coniston, Windermere, Wast Water and many other popular Lake District locations.