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  • VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 1 unit £480 pupw sleeps 8




A spacious, well-equipped comfortable cottage in a wonderful rural setting at Greenrigg Farm. The modernised stone property adjoining the farmhouse retains its welcoming, original character, including a farmhouse kitchen with Aga.

Situated within 275 acres of working farm, Foxgloves offers the opportunity to enjoy a self-catering holiday, during which visitors can explore not only the Lake District, but also the Solway, Northumberland and Southern Scotland. Foxgloves enjoys a peaceful idyllic setting and if you need to get away from it all, then the house offers the perfect retreat. Guests can enjoy the open fire or soak up the sun in the large garden supplied with plentiful garden furniture taking in the tremendous views. The warm welcome and relaxed atmosphere will ensure you feel at home from the moment you arrive. Our varied family animals are equally pleased to see visitors and have been known to share the holidays with visitors of similar types. In the latter part of the year, 2001 some of the farm buildings proved to have, after inspection by the Historical Buildings Society, some unique features, including a double threshing mill and a very well preserved barrel-vaulted cellar in the original farmhouse. Our farmland provides a habitat for many interesting and rare breeds including skylarks, woodpeckers, owls, red squirrels, hares, badgers, foxes and buzzards. The nearby Solway coastline is widely regarded as one of the country's richest areas for marine bird wildlife. Ramblers will be delighted with the rolling hills as well as discovering the many footpaths that can be found nearby, and with the Lakeland fells on the doorstep the variety of walking that can be enjoyed is staggering. Slightly further afield is excellent cycling country with many quiet roads and cycle paths. Those wishing to venture further afield will find that Foxgloves is conveniently located as a touring base, with the bustling town of Keswick 25 minutes away and the southern Lakes a 90 minute drive. Nearby historic Carlisle offers a fascinating day out for all.

RadioTelevisionIroning facilitiesHealth/beauty facilities onsitePrivate parkingGardenBuilding of historical interestCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesFreezerMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedFishingPony trekking/horse-ridingShootingWorking farmCycles for hireCleaning serviceDogs/pets accepted by arrangementLeisure club (onsite or nearby)DVD playerCD playerHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal firesBarbecueDrying facilitiesWashing machine

Rding fishing golf swimming all available nearby. Electric cooker and main cooker is an Aga. Children welcome from any age.


Greenrigg Farm,


Greenrigg Farm,


Plan route to Foxgloves using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 275465  Lat: 54.80809 Long: -3.12949

From M6 jct 41 take the B5305 for approximately 16 miles, the farm Greenrigg is the last property on left before conjoining with the A595 Carlisle to Cockermouth road. From the A595 left at junction with the B5305 south towards Penrith, Greenrigg is first farm on the right. Trains and bus to Wigton from where guests can be met and driven around for the duration of their stay. Land ranger map 85 O.S. grid ref is NY276 465.


  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Health/beauty facilities onsiteHealth/beauty facilities onsite
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • FishingFishing
  • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
  • ShootingShooting
  • Working farmWorking farm
  • Cycles for hireCycles for hire
  • Cleaning serviceCleaning service
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

Rding fishing golf swimming all available nearby. Electric cooker and main cooker is an Aga. Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)


  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room
    • YesOutdoor facilities
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSeating available in kitchen


  • YesCall system with vibrating pads
  • YesCall system with flashing lights
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)