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Springtime at Tarnside,lambs running around and lighter evenings,pets welcome.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

A great location nr Hadrian's Wall, lovely views , avail.

Lovely log fire and quiet surroundings.. Why not ask us to arrange Champagne /Flowers for that special occasion.Happy memories are important to us all. If you love birds then a visit to Tarnside is a must, we have Woodpeckers,Nut Hatch ,Gold Finch , Siskin and lots more. The log fire can be used all year round for those chilly nights. Enjoy collecting wood for the fire and lazy evenings on the Patio watching breathtaking Sunsets over the Tarn.Red Squirrels are resident in the tarn Woodland. We accept dogs as long as they under good control you can take them into the fields for a run. We train racehorses on the farm, so come and see them trained by Maurice who rode Rubstic to victory in the 1979 Grand National. Enjoy Golf at Brampton Golf Course, 5mins from Tarnside. KINGSIZE duvets on our double beds ,very comfy!! WIFI and Sky tv.

Great value for money holiday.

GREAT PLACE TO UNWIND.: The spacious lounge has a log burning stove, colour FreeView TV, CD & Radio and has wonderful views over the tarn - an ideal place to relax and unwind. The kitchen is equipped with every modern convenience and the dining area has french doors leading onto the patio. There is a good supply of Games and Books, please feel free to bring your own DVDs /CDs. A feature spiral staircase leads to the double bedroom, whilst the second bedroom is on the ground floor. Both bedrooms are beautifully appointed. Cyclists and Walkers can access the Train very easily from Tarnside ,we have had a couple who have done the whole of Hadrian's Wall from Tarnside on their bikes in a week !!!

Bathroom with shower. We have bird tables outside the cottage and there are anumber of visitors to them including the Woodpecker family who live locally!!Red squirrels are residents at the Tarn where they are fed daily.Both cottages are decorated regularly and kept to a high standard of cleanliness.

A truly relaxing place to stay.: There is a church in Brampton, St Martins, which has windows designed by William Morris,may be of interest to some of you !! Go to website for more info. Wandering around Brampton is an unhurried pleasure.


Both cottages have recently been refurbished with brand new kitchens and bathrooms ,see photos.

More Details

Mrs Anne Barnes
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Mrs Anne Barnes

Maurice and Anne have been at Tarnside for 12yrs and have been letting cottages and training race horses for 20 yrs.The area is very rural and quiet. Local amenities in Brampton inc a Spar shop. Co-op, butcher,Bank, Dr, Dentist. hairdressers and a super Antique Centre.Maurice is on the photo riding !!

Mrs Anne Barnes purchased this cottage in 1999

Why Mrs Anne Barnes chose Carlisle & North Cumbria

We came to Tarnside because we needed to improve the training facilities for the horses and live in a lovely area.Tarnside is special and everyone who visits says they want to return soon.The cosy feel of the cottages is just what people need for a relaxing stay.

What makes this cottage unique

We love the view and the peace and quiet of our home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have enjoyed a most relaxing stay at Tarnside,we watched the racehorses at work,that was amazing they are lovely animals and so healthy and shiny.A great place to stay and visit Hadrian's wall and the Lakes.
Mar 2013
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Farlam Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Kingsize Duvets on both double beds , and extra blankets supplied. Cot available. Matress toppers on all beds for added comfort!!! Wall mounted heaters with convector settings for instant warmth.Please note our calendar shows vacancies until both cottages are booked. Cottages are warm and the heating is always on throughout the winter months. Hairdryers in both cottages.WiFi in both cottages. A washing machine and dryer is free to use in our garage next door,(top loader.).BBQ for use outside is in the utility shed along with the Dyson hoover.
  • limited accessibility
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • museums
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
PLEASE NOTE CALENDAR SHOWS BOOKED ONLY WHEN BOTH COTTAGES ARE FULL. We are a family run buisness and have had cottages for 29 years ,we did B and B and let two cottages for 18 years near Penrith , We train Race Horses here and Maurice is an ex-NH Jockey who rode RUBSTIC to victory in 1979 !!! We are open all year and there are lots of places to visit . Hadrian's Wall is only ten minutes drive and Lanercost Priory is well worth seeing.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Springtime at Tarnside,lambs running around and lighter evenings,pets welcome.
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 11 reviews

Clean and comfortable retreat in beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We were really excited and pleased as we pulled up at the property and so were our children. Really special to be so close to all the horses and my daughter was delighted as she loves chickens too! The owner is very friendly and made us feel very welcome. The accommodation was really clean, very bright and pleasant, and well kitted out. The view from the patio doors was really stunning and lovely to take in first thing in the morning. It was a great location for us to explore Hadrian's Wall, Carlisle and the surrounding areas, but we couldn't wait to get back and get that wonderful log burner on. Would definitely go back again.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review, so pleased you all had a good time . Look forward to seeing you again, Anne.
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Very impressed

  • 5 of 5

Really nice and clean quite cottage! Owner is very nice and welcoming.good location with good view. Easy to go both Lake District and Scotland. Very well equipped in kitchen! Very much enjoyed time there while exploring Lake District and Scotland! Definitely coming back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, so pleased that you had a good time, look forward to seeing you all again.Anne.
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A perfect haven

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a quiet peaceful retreat, this is the place. We used this as a base while we explored the Lake District, and it was delightful to return to the sanctuary of this lodge after our busy days out. The lodge is very clean and comfortable and very well maintained. Everyone was very friendly and helpful and the owners are very easy-going and did not intrude on our stay at all. The location is idyllic. It was lovely to watch the horses being exercised in the morning. If the weather is warm, the garden, with its view of the tarn, is a perfect place to relax, and the charming little garden birds and rabbits etc made a very pleasant change from the noisy pigeons and seagulls that I get in my garden! I highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, hope you had a good journey back to the sunny south of England !! Thanks for your review it was lovely to hear you had such a good time at Tarnside , hope to see you again, Maurice and Anne.
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Great with small kids

  • 5 of 5

We travelled with our 4 yr old son and 2 yr old daughter. Both loved being able to runaround the fields, pet the horses and feed the chickens. Maurice and Anne made us feel that we had the run of the place! For adults the local scenery is stunning, the view from the cottages ideal for sundowners and the local pub, about 1 mile away, is a good option for meals. All in all a very chilled out stay. Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review ,we are glad you had a good time ,Maurice and Anne.
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Waste of money

  • 1 of 5

I'm not being picky but no sky tv ( only free view ). No washing machine and no wi-fi. Very cold cottage.logs weren't replenished as promised and the log burners rope seal has disintegrated resulting in the fire burning out very quickly. Don't bother taking your mobile either.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are both sorry that you feel this way,all our guests love this place and so far we have had no bad reviews.Please try us again and we will make sure all is ok.As for the poor mobile and Wifi we are not able to do a thing as we are in the country !!! We try our best with everthing.
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Nice cosy place to relax with amazing view

  • 5 of 5

Lovely owner who was very welcoming, lovely views to side and relax to look at of the lake. Nice cosy place with a lovely log fire, and good location for walking the dogs and not to far drive to get food etc. would stay again. Thank you Anne

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, thank you for a great review, we like to hear what our guests think of our place .Hope you will visit us again and bring the dogs !! Anne .
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Blacksmiths Arms
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
28 Miles
Car: recommended

Using your Tarnside Lodge as a base, you can take day trips to Carlisle and Hadrian's Wall, the Scottish Borders, the Lake District and more locally the Eden Valley and North Pennine areas. The Gretna Gateway Outlet Centre is only 20 minutes away by car. The Cumbrian Antiques Centre in Brampton is a wonderful way of shopping for antiques within a unique surrounding. WiFi installed March 2012.

If you want a totally stress free holiday/break, the local walks around Tarnside are well worth experiencing. There are a number of good local eateries including the Blacksmith's Arms in Talkin. Whilst relaxing at Tarnside, you can walk to the Tarn . We have 100 acres of land surrounding the farm, our Gallops are all weather and if visitors would like to see the horses out working that's OK.

Other Activities: Hadrian's Wall

Please note our calendar only shows full when both lodges are booked.



Rates & Availability

Farlam Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 29 2017 - May 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jul 29 2017 - Sep 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Price includes; Electricity, linen, towels and logs.

All payments to be sent to:
Mrs Anne Barnes Tel. 016977 46675, Mobile 07760433191 Short breaks from £180 2 nights min.
Prices for Spring and Summer 2014 range from £285-£550 per week.Xmas and New Year £525 per week.We require deposits of £100 per booking.
Weekly or short breaks available . Prices from £160 for two nights inc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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