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A lovely Georgian country house set in magnificent gardens

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Large character property sleeping 12 in 6 bedrooms

Low Millgillhead is a Georgian farmhouse offering stylish accommodation for up to twelve people. Many original features have been retained during refurbishment of this lovely house. It has a warm and comfortable sitting room with open fire, well equipped kitchen and dining room with characterful original slate flags. There are 6 bedrooms with two en suite bathrooms and a separate bathroom.

The gardens at Low Millgillhead are extensive with a large mature gardens to the front of the house, and a terraced garden to the back.

Lamplugh is a great starting point for exploring the quiet western Lake District. Loweswater is three miles away with a beautiful lakeside woodland and an award winning pub at the head of the lake. Ennerdale is also close by and is one of the most remote and lonely valleys in the Lake District. There is superb fell walking in the valley and a wonderful sense of solitude.

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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
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Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017


Lamplugh House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Ensuite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Ensuite
    Additional toilet - toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Ensuite
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , Ensuite
  • One twin bedroom is accessed via one of the double bedrooms. Two ensuites.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 12 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Downstairs twin bedroom and ensuite which is suitable for elderly parents.


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A lovely Georgian country house set in magnificent gardens
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Low Millgillhead

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at low millgillhead in April when the weather was not at its best but the quality of the property convinced us that it is an absolute MUST that we go back in the summer to fully enjoy both the property and the delightful surrounding area.

It is a lovely, atmospheric and cosy property that comfortably handled

the needs of 9 people celebrating my wifes birthday over a long lazy weekend.The immediate area will satisfy the requirements of cyclists,walkers and definitely the fishermen.

The only place to avoid we is the quite unfriendly and grumpy

proprietor and staff at the nearby pub[old coaching house-we think].

We would recommend this property to anyone.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2011
  • Stayed: March 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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A true lakes retreat with historic feel

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Millgillhead in the summer and we had a really great time. The house is large and spacious with semi galleried landing and

an interesting and satisfying layout. The house was we thought of early georgian origin and has quality furnishings in period and the kitchen is fully stocked for 12 settings with pretty much every extra you need. There is a well kitted out ulitlity room off the kitchen and the dining room is off the kitchen so easy for prep and dinner. All of the bedrooms are a little different with character. The garden was also large and captivating with a lovely shallow stream. The village is rural and there are many walks from the door or nearby and we found This area of the Lakes to be magnificent. The children walked for hours without complaint up many hills! sailing at Lake Derwent Water and Coniston was also interesting as it was windy!. we hope to visit again soon as this was the holiday with a little difference.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2009
  • Stayed: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
Junction 40 on M6
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Car: necessary

Lamplugh is the perfect starting place to explore the Lake District. Loweswater is the nearest lake, just 3 miles away. Here there are lovely lakeside walks through the woods with an award winning pub at the other end. Ennerdale Lake is 4 miles in the other direction and here you will still see more sheep than people! As well as low level walks there is good mountain walking and mountain biking with some of the Lake District’s highest mountains in the Ennerdale valley.

The nearst town, Cockermouth is a 15 minute drive from Lamplugh and has pubs, cafes, restaurants and shops. It also houses Jennings Brewery, the Lake District’s best known brewer of fine ales – well worth a visit!

Within easy reach are several interesting stately homes with fantastic gardens, the steam railway at Eskdale, horse riding over the moors, go-karting at Maryport and Go-Ape at Whinlatter near Keswick.

Golf: Cockermouth Golf Club (7 miles from Lamplugh)

Silloth Golf Club (24 miles from Lamplugh)

Keswick (Threlkeld) Golf Club (24 miles from Lamplugh)

Penrith Golf Club (38 miles from Lamplugh)

Workington Golf Course (9 miles from Lamplugh)

Whitehaven Golf Course (9 miles from Lamplugh)

St Bees Golf Course (10 miles from Lamplugh)

Seascale Golf Course (16 miles from Lamplugh)

Eskdale Golf Club (21 miles from Lamplugh)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20.74

We take full week bookings (Friday to Friday) throughout the year. Weekend & midweek bookings are taken all year excluding school holidays.

We ask for a deposit of one third of the total rental upon booking. Payment in full is to be made six weeks prior to arrival by cheque or by card over the phone. We also require a security deposit of £100 which will be returned to you after your holiday.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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