Cottage Tariff

Here are the weekly prices for the cottage in 2017, the start day is on a Saturday but is flexible from November to March.


Period Price
 7th January - 31st March 2017
1st April - 21st April 2017
22nd April - 28th April 2017
29th April  - 26th May 2017 £330
27th May -  2nd June  2017 £420
3rd June  - 30th June 2017
1st July  - 21st July  2017 £400
22nd July  - 1st  September 2017 £450
2nd September  - 15th September 2017
16th September - 6th October 2017 £330

7th October - 20th October 2017


21st October - 3rd November 2017
4th November   - 22nd December 2017
 23rd December 2017 -  5th January 2018


  The charge for a dog is £15 per week.  Your dog should not be left in the cottage unattended and will usually need to be on a lead when walking on the fell because of the sheep.



Start dates for Christmas and New Year may vary according to requirements

Short Breaks in November, December (excluding Christmas), January, February and March
2 Nights: £140,  3 nights £180,  Extra night: £30

Short Breaks are available in Spring and Autumn starting on a Saturday or Tuesday to book within one month of the date of the holiday       3 nights:  2/3rds cost of the weekly price, an extra night £50


A deposit of one third of the hire charge is payable when booking and the balance of the hire charge is due one month before the holiday.  Please make cheques payable to" Mrs L Nicholson" or if you would like to make a bank transfer please ask for the account details.


  • Hire charges will only be refunded if the hire period is relet.
  • Refunds are subject to a £25 administration charge.

Camping Site Tariff

Tent/Caravan including one car and up to 4 people £12 per night
Extra Person or car

£2 per night

Two man tent with no car £6 per night
Electric Hook up £3 per night

 £1 per night

Minimum stay of 2 nights for Bank Holidays  


A deposit of £12 is payable for bookings for Bank Holidays, school holidays and for more than one pitch, the remainder is payable on arrival. Please make cheques payable to "Mrs L Nicholson" or if you would like to make a bank transfer please ask for the account details. Sorry we do not take cards.

Booking is recommended for Bank Holidays and high season ie July and August



                               Birchbank Cottage 

                    Dates available in September


                         Birchbank Camping Site             

                       Pitches available most nights

                        Please follow the web site

                           directions to  Birchbank  

                          (Local Area & Directions)

                    Stay on the A5092 until the top

                       of the hill past  Gawthwaite.

                     Do not turn onto the A5084 even

                      if your Sat Nav tells you to.


                    Sat Navs and Google maps are

                      sending visitors over  a track

                      which is not suitable for cars

                            or through three gates.


















Birchbank Cottage is available at the following times in 2017

January All dates available   
February Weeks beginning 4th, 11th
March Weeks beginning  11th & 18th Sort Break available from Friday  31st March
April Weeks beginning 1st, & 15th,
May  Week beginning  13th,  2 night break 25th and 26th
June Short Break 3rd, 4th, and 5th ,  6 nights beginning 11th
July No dates available
August No datesavailable
Weeks beginning  17th, 23rd and 30th
Weeks beginning 7th, 14th, and 28th
Weeks beginning 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th
Weeks beginning 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th

Contact details

T: 01229 885277
Birchbank, Blawith, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8EW