Front exterior of a stone-built barn conversion in Cumbria with a small, paved courtyard. A bubbling outdoor hot tub. Lounge with sofas, TV and woodburner.

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Hill Side Barn
Sleeps 6

Hill Side Barn

3-Bedroom Rural Holiday Cottage in Ulverston

A lovingly restored holiday cottage in a great rural location, this barn conversion is stone-built with lavish interiors and a private hot tub. It is child-friendly and has a wood burner, TV, and three ground-floor bedrooms. Hill Side Barn offers accommodations for six and convenient access to Ulverston, the Cumbria Way, and the Furness Coast.

The cottage features a completely updated kitchen with an island, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, a wood burner, and a TV with DVD in the living area.

Three ground-floor bedrooms include a king-size double with en-suite bathing, a double, and a twin. The main bathroom on the ground floor offers a WC, basin, and bath. After a long day exploring the surrounding country, guests can enjoy a long soak in the cottage’s private outdoor hot tub. A cot and high chair are available for families with little ones.

The immediate area is full of great attractions, from the pubs and farms in Pennington hamlet to Ulverston’s street markets and festivals. You may also access the Cumbria Way and its many paths. Anyone who enjoys the water will enjoy the cottage’s proximity to Coniston or the delightful Furness Coast.

To check availability, make an enquiry or book Hill Side Barn, please use the Visit Website buttons for further information. When enquiring, please tell us you found this Cumbria holiday cottage in Ulverston on the My Favourite Holiday Cottages website. Thank you.



One of three sympathetically converted holiday cottages. Beautifully furnished and equipped with everything one needs for a relaxing holiday. Cleverly laid out so that each house has its own private outdoor space. We loved it!

Mrs Schofield

A lovely property, it was clean, comfy and warm. Loved the hot tub.

Mrs Urwin

Fantastic relaxing week with added bonus of hot tub.

Mr Harrison

Beautiful surrounding countryside, it was peaceful & quiet. The hot tub was a great addition to the Barn. The owners were welcoming & friendly and had thought of everything to make your stay comfortable.

Mrs Carter

Beautiful place which was furnished to an excellent standard. The hot tub was ready to use on arrival and the heating was on making it toasty on a very cold day. We, a party of four girls, had a fantastic weekend and I would definitely go back and recommend to friends and family. Anything we needed was sorted quickly. Couldn't recommend enough - fab! Wish I was still there.

Miss Hathway

Fabulous cottage, we will be going back.


The cottage was beautiful and felt very much like home, everything was catered for in the kitchen and for entertainment - the hot tub was also very enjoyable.

Miss Dalton

Mrs Marr

Amazing place and we were very well looked after. Will definitely be back.

Mrs Kerr

A lovely property in a great location. The owners were very friendly and helpful. We will recommend this to friends and hope to visit again ourselves.

Mrs Quilietti

Absolutely wonderful, one of the best holiday accommodations we've stayed in to date. The hot tub was amazing with beautiful, peaceful surroundings.

Mrs Mccourt

Hill Side Barn is a wonderful place to stay, it was nice and peaceful with great facilities. It was near enough to Ulverston to get all the produce and travel links you need for a great holiday. The property is a credit to the owners.

Mr Nicholson

Lovely cottage, very peaceful in a nice area would definitely recommend.


We had the most fantastic family getaway, just the tonic over the New Year. The owner was incredibly hospitable and we found the cottage to be superior in every way. I would definitely recommend Hill Side Barn to anyone looking for a first class stay.

Miss Weech

The cottage and its amenities were fantastic and in abundance. The kitchen was very well equipped and the provision of entertainment such as DVDs, games, puzzles and books etc for children was a very nice touch. The welcome pack of milk including tea bags in the caddy, wine and eggs was just lovely - just what was needed upon arrival as we hadn't managed to get to the supermarket as yet. The hot tub was just amazing! As we have a 4.5 month old it was our little bit of luxury once he'd gone to bed. The wood burner was also just lovely and the extra logs left were very nice (although we didn't use them).

Miss Kicks

It was an absolutely gorgeous cottage in amazing surroundings. Loved the log fire and the Hot Tub was great especially in the snow!

Mr Savage

A fantastic property for a weekend away. It is in a spectacular location and the house was kitted out with all the things needed. The hot tub was a lovely bonus.

Miss Armstrong

We were happy to return to a place we enjoy. The facilities meet our needs and the area has lots of interesting places to visit. The owner is always on hand to help, which is appreciated. Many thanks to the owners.

Mrs Towers

Where can I start, it was fantastic and just what we needed at this particular time. The cottage was beautiful, the views were stunning, and I would highly recommend it to anyone.
I've never used Sykes before, but I would definitely use them again. Good experience from as early as booking the holiday, Sykes team were superb.

Ms Carse

Wow...loved everything about the barn and location...

There is nothing about this barn we would change, it was very clean , comfortable and could have moved in to live, ...Hot tub was also very well attended to and vey helpful owners...Many thanks...


5 Star property - We did'nt want to leave

The property was everything we could have wished for. The amenities throughout were superb.
Outside we had the bonus of the hottub and barbeque. The barn was far enough out of Ulverston for peace and quiet, but not too far if we wanted a newspaper.
There was 6 adults in our party and we weren't falling over each other.
None of us were ready to leave and wished we'd had another week.
We have recommended this property to family and friends

A FlipKey verified reviewer

Very homely and comfortable also in a great location

The cottage is very modern and had everything we needed. It was in a great location if you needed anything from the shop as it was only 5 minute drive and also the locals are friendly. Will bhopefully be re-visiting in the future and would definately recommend to friends and family.

A FlipKey verified reviewer

Absolutley stunning place

Everything about this cottage was stunning, it was in a great peaceful location with plenty of things around to do if you fancy a day out. The owners were very friendly and always helpful if help was needed. The cottage was in great condition very clean and spacious! We had a lovely time there and would recomend it to everyone.

A FlipKey verified reviewer

Hill Side Barn - Great Place to stay

I would recommend this place for other people to stay if they want to get away from it all but be able to travel to areas within the Lake District. The hot tub was also a greated added feature. We had a great stay.

A FlipKey verified reviewer


Fabulous barn conversion in glorious setting with hot tub as added bonus. Very well equipped and to high stanard
Safe environment for children

A FlipKey verified reviewer

Great place to celebrate a birthday

2nd time we have visited, and we thoroughly enjopyed ourselves. The outside spa was the reason we had booked and this was excellent although it did take a bit of effort to go out to it on the Saturday night when it was raining.
Inside they had refurbishjed the bathroom and this was a good improvement.
The fire in the main living area was not really required but we used it anyway because it was nice to have a log fire.
We all enjoy cooking so we made sure that we brought utensils we thought we might need, one area where we felt there could be an improvement.

A FlipKey verified reviewer

Perfect family retreat

Excellent choice for a family celebration. Owners very friendly and helpful. Barn lovely throughout with beautiful furnishings. Many thoughtful extras. Loved the wood burner and open plan living. Excellent location and the single track road was even passable in the snow! The barn is child friendly with a safety gate on the stairs.Would love to return to this cosy barn.

A FlipKey verified reviewer

a peaceful and relaxing break

This was one of the best holiday cottages i have ever stayed in. only two miles from ulverston but we could have been anywhere in the depths of the country.

It was furnished beautifully, everything was clean and seemingly new.There was everything you could possibly need in the kitchen which was a delight to cook in--being part of the one large open plan room.

The highlight for us was the outside hot tub, this was amazing on a freezing January night---we sat in it for hours with the obligatory glass of wine.

The resident dog was a delight---he wandered in, decided whether our tea was better than his, then finding it wasn't---went away --but called next day to check out breakfast.

Altogether we loved it and will certainly go back next year. Probably in the winter months as I expect the summer holidays could get quite busy.

A FlipKey verified reviewer

Wow.....loved everything about the barn and location.......

There is nothing about this barn we would change, it was very clean , comfortable and could have moved in to live, ....Hot tub was also very well attended to and vey helpful owners.....Many thanks.....


Beautiful location

The cottage was very well appointed with everything we needed in a beautiful location. It was a short drive to the local town but was so quiet and peaceful with just the sound of the sheep and the cows chewing grass. Fantastic to have the hot tub to come home to at the end of the day and this was the icing on the cake. Would recommend and would definately return ourselves in the future.

A FlipKey verified reviewer

Absolutely lovely week.

The house was gorgeous. Very modern, well equipped and very clean and tidy.

The welcome pack was excellent and the overall organisation of the whole holiday was excellent, from instructions to the local amenities.

A FlipKey verified reviewer

best ever

this is our first stay in a cottage as we usualy book log cabins, what can i say !wow! we are so pleased we have found our perfect holiday heaven.
the cottage has everything you could wish for , it is in a perfect location not far from ulverstone , but quiet and secluded. the hot tub is fab, and wine eggs and milk on arrival most welcome.there are also many extras not mentioned when booking ,like playstation 3 wi, a bookshelf with dvd,s books console games etc,this place is that good its booked solid so any future booking would have to be well in advance. only 1 week left this yr and i am just about to book .SORRY.


Gem in the South Lakes

Excellent accommodation, was a superb base for our holiday in the lakes.
We rented this barn conversion from reading reviews on trip advisor and found them to be fully justified. We loved being isolated within the farm complex, having the sheep & cows as our nosy neighbours. Again echo the comments on the hot tub - this is an excellent feature and we loved having a glass of bubbly to celebrate our lovely holiday in it.


Like being at home

We had everything we needed on arrival with instructions on using the hot-tub. What we like most was the space and layout of the property, very light and airy with great views. Ulverston had nice shops and the Farmers' Arms restaurant was great. We liked the location quiet without being miles away from town. But didn't like having to drive on some muddy roads to get there. The directions caused some problems due the signage in town but once you got Hill Side Barn, it was well worth it.

We would definitely stay there again. It was one of the best properties we've stayed in.

A FlipKey verified reviewer

Best self catering holiday ever!

Stayed here for a week in early May - had an absolutely fantastic time staying here. We loved everything about the property, from the peaceful and tranquil location, the hot tub, the beautifully decorated interior to the hugely comfortable bed!

I can't recommend Hillside Barn highly enough and we are already thinking about booking again for next year!

Chris W

Best place we have ever stayed in

This barn conversion is fab !!
Very well decorated all the way through
very clean
very modern
Master bedroom has ensuite
Have added bonus of its own hot tub.
owners are very friendly

zoe g


Just got back from a week long relaxing break at the hill side barn, had the most amazing time, the barn was warm and welcoming!! Hot tub was lovely, spent most evenings in it with a glass of bubbly stuff looking at the stars! Ulverston is a lovely town with lots of shops to get the essentials. We visited the temple and the zoo whilst staying here as they were both a short drive away and would recommend these attractions to everyone. Would certainly go back and will be recommending it to friends.


Comfy, cosy, clean a fabulous place to relax

Lovely holiday let. Everything was very clean. Lovely and warm and comfortable. The hot tub was the icing on the cake. The wine, eggs and milk were a thoughtful touch. We would not hesitate to stay here again. If there was one thing we could have had it would have been a better reading light in the lounge but to be honest, that was the only thing we could find fault with and it certainly didn't mar our time away.


absolutley amazing

just returned from a 3 night break .... what can I say perfection in every way .....fab cottage stunning position will be returning... owner could not do enough thanks steve



We stayed in 2 of the cottages and thought it only fair to put a review on here, these are by far the best cottages we have ever stayed in , the decor and furnishings are amazing and so homely and comfortable that you won't want to leave the cottage, we had a Halloween party at the cottage whilst we were there and took full use of the hot tub after our long walks and bike ride. A lot of thought has been put in to the cottages with things like a slow cooker being put in the kitchen which was ideal for us, the bedrooms were comfy and the shower rooms fantastic.. In Ulverston there is some great pubs to get a meal and there's a lovely walk up to the lighthouse and if you get chance to go in the views from the top of the lighthouse are spectacular. All in all these are the best cottages we have ever stayed in since we started having the October half term week away some 5 years ago and we would have no hesitation in recommending them and also giving them a 10/10 . Hoping to get the big cottage this October so we can all holiday together and have a family party in that amazing kitchen.. Thank you for the great holiday. ... From the Yates Family,



Returned from Hill Side Barn this weekend from out first family holiday. What an amazing place to stay.

Situated in a great (and quiet) location in the hills above Ulverston the barn offers a great base to explore The Lakes and the surrounding area. The barn itself is very comfortable and kitted out with everything you could need for a relaxing holiday. Which brings me on to the hot tub - a perfect way to relax and unwind following a full day of doing touristy things.

Very sad to be home!


Fantastic mini-moon location

My new husband and I stayed here for 5 nights after our wedding. It was the perfect place for us to relax and unwind after the wedding. The barn itself is beautiful and cosy. We loved lighting the log burner on a night and chilling on the sofa! The hot tub was an added bonus and we loved sitting in there with a glass of champers. The location is ideal for exploring the lakes, we went into ulverston for food a couple of times and visited coniston, cartmel, newby bridge and bowness - all in easy driving distance. Would highly recommend this barn for couples / groups / families looking for a perfect place to relax, within easy reach of the beautiful Lake District.


Wonderful barn

Me my partner and two friends stayed for five days whilst we eloped! The barn had an almost instant at home feel with everything you could need. Beautiful location (although we only had one clear day to see the wonderful views properly) only niggle we had is the beds being to short, the tallest of us being 6ft7" ! But would 100% return to stay here!


Fantastic holiday. Fabulously well furnished home with attention to detail. Nothing seemed to have been forgotten - it was like home from home. Hot tub was a success.

Mr & Mrs Burgess

The property was in excellent condition and very clean. The owner has gone to a great deal of trouble in making this a lovely place to stay.

Mr Andrews

What a fantastic property! It was everything we were expecting and more. We were very impressed by the welcome we received.
We would not hesitate in recommending Hillside Barn as a holiday destination - a real gem.

Mrs Selby

The property was well maintained and was situated in a lovely location. The owners were very welcoming and helpful. The hot tub was an added bonus. Will definitely return as we still have lots to see in area. Hillside Barn was the ideal base.

Mrs Woods

The property was exceptional, far nicer than I expected. Everything was perfect. The location was perfect for us, and the peace and quiet. The hot tub was appreciated by the whole group and the owners could not have been friendlier. We loved everything about this property and have all said that we will recommend it to friends.

Mrs Knowles

We had a great family holiday, definitely enhanced by the lovely cottage and extra fun of the hot tub.

Ms Wright

Fantastically warm welcome, beautifully finished property with all mod cons, superb facilities and amazing value for money - can't wait to go back!!

Mr Duckworth

Everything, the place was amazing far better than we imagined! The property in itself made the holiday!

Miss Bull

The decor in the cottage was a very high standard, and it was also immaculately clean. The cottage was also in a great location, close to all amenities but you still felt very private while at the cottage.

Miss Rhodes

The location was excellent and the property was very clean and up to standard.

Miss Griffiths

We loved the cottage as soon as we walked in - it was warm and welcoming and there was a definite wow factor! The hot tub was amazing and we just didn't want to leave.

Mrs Bushell

Fantastic break - accommodation first class.

Miss Walker

Beautiful accommodation, beautiful setting, it was perfect.

Mrs Pugh

It was very clean and the owner was very helpful. Lots of space and great surrounding countryside.

Mrs Mather

The Barn accommodation was renovated to a high standard and had a real wow factor. The accommodation felt like a loved home rather than a holiday home which added to the relaxation. The location was beautifully remote quiet and relaxing.

Mrs Hutchinson

The hot tub was an added bonus at the end of the day and the home from home comfort of the accommodation made it a most relaxing holiday.

Mrs Brett

Wonderfully presented and comfortable accommodation. Ideal base for touring southern Lakes. We had a really enjoyable, relaxing and memorable honeymoon.

Mr Hood

Beautiful barn and the hot tub was fantastic!

Mrs Kendall

Peace and quiet- only sounds were from the sheep! Hot tub was fantastic- very relaxing. Very well equipped kitchen.

Mr Campbell

The accommodation was excellent. Very high standard, well worth the money. Hot tub was an added bonus for the property.

Mrs Robertson

This was our second visit to the property, we hope to visit again. Its very quiet and peaceful location.

Mr Andrews

Nice welcome from owner and beautiful landscape. Accommodation and surrounding area superb.

Mrs Hendry

One of our best holidays, even the 'Great British Summer' didn't spoil it! Superb countryside, outstanding accommodation. Local attractions worth doing; animal park, steam train and boat rides. Fantastic property, idyllic location, superb facilities i.e hot tub. Will definitely return.

Mrs Ingleston

Fantastic location, superb accommodation, very nice for a family holiday and even includes a hot tub!

Mr Gillard

Brilliant hot tub and cottage - loved it!

Mrs Radley

Wonderful accommodation, which is well equipped and the hot tub made the property a little bit special.

Mrs Mundy

The property is fantastic and the refurbishment of the property is first class. Highly recommended - loved it.

Mr Benson

The location was perfect. The barn is beautiful and equipped to a very high standard. We loved the wood burner and idyllic views of the snow! There are many thoughtful extras like the dvds, books and games. The free range eggs are delicious! The owners are very helpful and offer a superb holiday let suitable for all ages. We would love to return.

Mrs James

This was one of the nicest properties I have ever stayed in. It was warm, peaceful and comfortable with every possible convenience. The hot tub was a delight(must have one) and the owner helpful and welcoming, he even left us a bottle of wine! The resident dog visited regularly and was a most amazing footballer!

Ms Brewster

This is a fabulous barn and our third stay because of the exceptional accommodation. The owners are extremely welcoming and think of everything in order to make your holiday as relaxing and stress free as possible - we will be back a forth time!

Mr Duckworth

Gorgeous grounds and great garden with the crowning glory being the hot tub.
The barn is well appointed with good furnishing throughout. A real gem and we would recommend to friend's to stay, in fact most are jealous of the pictures.

Miss Harper

Beautiful cottage in a delightful and peaceful location. Hot tub was fantastic. Owners were very pleasant and welcoming. Buster the dog was lovely and joined us in the cottage on a couple of our evenings.

Mrs Chaytor

The property was out of the way but not too far out of the way for shops. The animals about the place were nice.

Mr Bond

The peace and tranquillity, the animals, the weather. The surrounding area was beautiful. The hot tub is a real winner. The knowledge that the owner was around if we needed him but not in our face. The accommodation was fantastic and we did not want to leave.

Mr Rostron

This cottage was excellent, our second year staying here - it was even better than the first. Hot tub an added bonus along with fresh eggs in the morning.

Miss Shannon

This is our 2nd visit to Hill Side
and already thinking of returning next year. Perhaps this reflects how much we enjoyed our time there. The hot tub is a bonus and the location is superb.

Mr & Mrs Newlands

Beautiful accommodation and in a stunning setting. A very comfortable cottage with everything we needed. We loved the hot tub, very welcome after a day out walking.

Mrs Otridge

The location of the cottage was wonderful and was so quiet and peaceful. The hot tub was a fabulous bonus and we used it nearly every evening. The house was very comfortable and clean and everything was of such good quality- no tat! Excellent holiday cottage and we hope to return again.

Ms Gibbons

Great holiday, good weather and Hill Side Barn and the location were great for visits into the southern lakes and hills. The hot tub with this property is a big bonus - so good to come home to after a days walking in the hills.

Mr Little

Quiet, well situated, spacious, very clean and modern. The eggs and bottle of wine were a great touch on arrival. We will be going back next year.

Mr Clayton

An amazing property in a beautiful location. The hot-tub was the icing on the cake.

Mrs Eaden

Excellent accommodation in a peaceful countryside location. Friendly and helpful owner. We thoroughly enjoyed relaxing in the hot tub each day!

Mr Lowe

The whole place was lovely! Very clean and tidy. The kitchen was full of all the utensils you required, there was plenty of books, games, etc to use.
Overall the place was excellent.


The property was of an exceptionally high quality. Having use of the hot tub was amazing. The location was beautiful, it was quite remote and peaceful.

Ms Clover

The cottage was immaculate and the hot tub was amazing. We had a fantastic stay and will definitely book again!

Mr Peeling

There was lots to do in the area and the cottage had a hot tub which was lovely. The standard of accommodation was very high and we would definitely return.

Miss Smart

We loved it all but the hot tub just made it extra special.

Mrs Beddoes

We loved the beautiful unspoilt area of the Lakes. The cottage was wonderful, especially the hot tub. Well furnished and very cosy great for just getting away from everything and relaxing. The owners certainly provide a first class place to stay.

Mr Mundy

Everything! Loved it! By far the best place we have stayed in the UK.

Mr Ashurst

First time to the Lakes and it was absolutely lovely. The cottage was amazing and we loved the hot tub. It was a great holiday and we will definitely book again!

Miss Whitehouse

We very much enjoyed the location of the place we stayed in, set in a beautiful farmland area. It was close enough to the town of Ulverston to get to by car. Yet at the same time far enough away to make us feel as if we were in the wilds. Fabulous building with a real homely, warm feel about it. Great facilities, with dvd, satellite tv, gaming etc, with a good selection of books and films to watch. We stayed there with friends, so there were four of us - two couples, and we particularly liked the open plan lounge, eating, kitchen area. There was plenty of room and the wonderful airy nature place, with lots of natural light was great. We would definitely recommend this place to others, and someday hope to come back. The owner who met us was very friendly and helpful. We all had a fabulous holiday and the weather was wonderful, and we appreciated the scenery very much.

Mrs Evans

The property is spectacular and the area is beautiful. It is very peaceful, except for joyous birdsong! We had lots of room and privacy and the owner was extremely helpful when we arrived. There are many places to visit in the area. It is not as crowded as the Lake District, but just as beautiful and interesting, and the weather was great all week!

Mrs Towers

The perfect location and accommodation!

Mr Billington

First class property. Great welcome from the owner, nice touch with the wine and eggs on arrival. Made to feel at home. Hot tub a great bonus. Lovely scenery and an ideal base for touring the Lakes. Holiday enjoyed by everyone. Hope to go back soon!

Miss Goulden

Lovely house, great location, quiet - loved the big tv, hot tub and there was a PS3 and a Wii too. Property was always warm (too warm for me!).

Mr Hill

The house was fabulous! We loved the hot tub and the wood burning stove in particular. There were also lots of thoughtful touches like books, games and DVDs to while away a rainy hour or two!

Ms Shearer

Lovely cottage and great hospitality - we will definitely return.


Hill Side Barn was very comfortable and clean. The owners thought to leave a bottle of wine, some eggs and milk which was a nice touch. The hob tub was fantastic.

Mrs Etwaroo

A very warm and comfortable cottage in a fantastic location.

Mr French

Hillside barn was a wonderful place to stay. The standard of the whole package was fantastic and the hot tub and log fire made a nice ending to a days walking in the Lake District. The owners were very friendly and the fresh eggs, milk and wine were a nice touch on arrival.

Mr Nicholson

A great place to chill out away from work and all the stresses of day to day living. We felt free to sit around the log fire all day watching DVD's. The hot tub was wonderful, we were able to use it anytime we felt like it. We enjoyed the visits from the owners cat and dog, and the owner could not do enough for us. We are thinking of re-booking for next year.

Miss Heron

Fantastic quiet location with great facilities. Welcome package of eggs wine and milk to start you off. Plenty of wood for the log burner, perfect for those colder nights, although the whole barn was very warm. Hot tub also perfect for every night, will be back.

Mrs Howell

Superb property, very well equipped and in a beautiful location.

Mr Mundy

Enjoyed every minute of our break, the cottage was very comfortable and homely. The hot tub made it extra special, will definitely be back.

Mr Render

It was very quiet and private and we liked the gesture of eggs, milk and wine being provided for us. Everything was plain sailing with the booking and contacting the owner regarding the keys.

Mrs Bainbridge

The barn was amazing, easily the best self-catering accommodation we have ever stayed in. Hot tub was perfect, as were the furnishings in the barn. The beds were very comfortable and all of the facilities were top notch. The location is beautiful, so peaceful and relaxing. Being slightly away from the main sights in the Lake District wasn't an issue. Can't wait to go back again!

Mr Waghorn

It is a stunning property in stunning surroundings. It provides you with an ideal base for the Lakes while ensuring that you can recharge your batteries at night in peaceful surroundings or even taking a dip in the hot tub. We booked for the following year during the holiday, that will be fourth visit.

Mr Billington

We love this property, and came to it last year. The area has so many attractions that appeal to us. We hope to return next year! It is lovely to be away from the tourist trap of the main Lake District, but near enough to visit it! Also we were blessed with excellent weather, all week.

Mrs Towers

The property is beautifully decorated, like home-from-home. The hot tub is a real treat. It has to be one of the best places we've stayed in and I wouldn't be surprised if we book to come again.

Miss Elsey

Weather was amazing, hot tub everyday! Beautiful conversion, job well done! Totally worth the money we paid.

Miss Harrison

A brilliant get away, we are booking next year.

Mrs Miller

A gorgeous converted barn in a very relaxing and pretty part of the countryside. The accommodation was very comfortable and spacious and had great facilities, and the hot tub was a bonus.

Mrs Gausden

This property should be 5 ticks in my opinion not 4. Best place we have ever stayed, I could not have asked for more. Love it!

Mrs Morris

Accommodation was excellent as were the extra facilities like the hot tub. The owners were very welcoming and helpful. Ideal retreat after a day out walking or sightseeing in the Cumbrian countryside.

Mr Nicholson

Lovely, family friendly cottage. It was very comfortable for me and my family

Ms Christopher

The cottage was in an amazing setting, and had an excellent layout for my toddler to explore without any safety worries. The cottage is ideally situated to take advantage of all the surrounding walks and lakes. We loved the log fire, a nice way to relax in the evening.

Mrs Parker

We were here about a year and a half ago, and this is still a fabulous cottage and worth booking.

Mr Ashurst

Loved the hot tub, and wood burner, especially as it was November. The size of the living area is not done justice in the pictures; plenty big enough for 6 adults. Perfect location for a get away and idyllic break.

Mrs Stevens

Mrs Schofield

The barn is immaculate and spacious. A welcome pack on arrival was a lovely touch.The owner was there if you needed him, but unobtrusive.The icing on the cake was the hot tub, we used it every day except New Year.

Mrs Field

The location is brilliant: quiet/peaceful - a car is needed for access to shops etc but there are some nice walks in the vicinity. The owner is a true gent: very relaxed, friendly and helpful. The living space is excellent and the hot tub a fabulous bonus after a days walking in the hills. It is refreshing to stay somewhere and not have 'DO NOT' notices all over the place. We will definitely book again.

Ms Kitching

Lovely accommodation, very well equipped and comfortable. We particularly loved the hot tub!

Dr Palmer

Have stayed before, lovely place, lovely owners. Stayed in the two bedroom cottage last year and very impressed; decided to stop in the larger cottage as it has the added bonus of a hot tub which is lovely to relax in after being out and about for the day. Will definitely be coming back.

Mrs Fazakarley

Fab place, with everything you needed inc dishwasher and washing machine. A place away from home!
It is not far to Ulverston, which has loads of great walks, there is a box with plenty of walks so you know where to go and what to do. The hot tub was brilliant and just what you needed after a long walk or a day chasing up and down the hills with the kids. The owners are friendly and even though there are a few other cottages there you still feel private as you have your own little courtyard and garden complete with playhouse. Kids loved it and so did we!


One of the best properties we have stayed in. Excellent setting and facilities. A really lovely owner, who went out of his way to introduce our small grand daughter to the chickens and let her collect eggs for breakfast. Very good base from which to visit the area.

Mrs Thompson

This was our second visit to Hillside Barn and we absolutely love it there. The peace and quiet on the farm is unbeatable, as is the standard of the accommodation. Will certainly go back again as soon as we can.

Mr Waghorn

Liked the property, the location, the friendliness of the owners and the beautiful area in which it is set. We have just fallen in love with it! Looking forward to our next visit in September. Highly recommended!

Mrs Towers

A lovely property situated in stunning countryside.

Mrs Algar

A beautiful property in beautiful surroundings, but within five minutes of town and shops. Hill Side Barn felt like home and the owner was very helpful.

Mr Bateman

Very good location to explore the area. Place was nice and quiet and in a rural location which is what we wanted.

Mr Eley

The cottage was lovely and very well presented - probably the best cottage we have stayed in over the last 6 years. The surroundings were fantastic and the company of the cats was also great. The beds were extremely comfortable and there was a good shower! We did try out the hot tub which was fun!

Mrs Marsden

A lovely property, in a splendid place, with great places nearby to visit. The owners are very kind and welcoming! A wonderful place for children to explore. We have already booked for 2015!

Mrs Towers