Welcome to Hollybank Cottages

Luxury self catering cottages for up to 21 people on the fringe of the Lake District with a cinema room and games room.

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  • Hollybank House

    4 bedroomed cottage, sleeps 8

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  • Hollybank Cottage

    4 bedroomed cottage, sleeps 9

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  • Holly Cottage

    2 bedroomed cottage, sleeps 4

These three attractive holiday homes are all well-equipped in a contemporary style.

The cottages are set in a traditional village of Gilcrux which is an ideal location for touring the highlights of Northern England, Western and Northern Lakes.  Dogs are very welcome  in all our cottages.

We can take up to 4 dogs in Hollybank Cottage and Hollybank House and 2 dogs in Holly Cottage.

Gilcrux is a small traditional village, which lies on the outskirts of the Lake District National Park. Gilcrux is a small village and civil parish in the Ceremonial County of Cumbria.  Formerly part of Cockermouth Rural District Gilcrux is now part of the Borough of Allerdale. The village is located on the South Bank of the River Ellen around 5 miles North of Cockermouth and around 23 miles South West of Carlisle the County town of Cumbria. The name Gilcrux comes from Welsh meaning ‘Hill Retreat’. An early record of the village is shown on a map of the Cumbria area by Christopher Saxon in 1567, in which the village is known as Gilcrosse.

Gilcrux is remarkable for the number of its springs.  There are 5 main Springs in the village which never fail in the summer. The village also has a vibrant village hall and children’s play park and village green.

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    Contact Julie on 07856632503 or email julie@hollybankcottages.co.uk

“Truly felt like home, we will be back soon”
“We loved it here – fantastic games room and wonderful cinema”

Enjoy a traditional meal in the local pub The Masons Arms or the Barn Bistro.  Both of these are 2 mins walk