Cottage Tariff

These are the weekly prices for the cottage in 2019, the start day is on a Saturday but is flexible from November to March.


Period Price
 5th January - 1st February 2019
2nd February  - 5th April 2019
6th April - 24th May 2019
25th May  - 31st  May 2019 £420
1st June - 5th July  2019 £390
6th July  - 26th July 2019
27th July  - 30th August  2019 £465
31st August  - 13th September  2019 £390
14th  September  - 4th October 2019
5th October - 18th October 2019 £330

19th October - 1st November 2019


2nd November - 20th December 2019
21st December 2019   - 3rd January 2020


  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: £160,  3 nights £200,  Extra night: £30

Short Breaks are available in Spring and Autumn starting on a Saturday or Tuesday    3 nights:  £240,  an extra night £40


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 £12.50 per night
Extra Person or car

        £2 per night

Two man tent with no car                                                
        £6 per night
Electric Hook up    £3.50 per night

         £1 per night

Minimum stay of 2 nights for Bank Holidays  


A deposit of £12.50 is payable for bookings for Bank Holidays, school holidays and for more than one pitch, the remainder is payable on arrival.  Sorry we do not take card payments.

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

Bookings which are cancelled with less than 24 hours notice must be paid for.



                               Birchbank Cottage 

                          3 night breaks £210 

                     from 29th June to 9th July

                                2 nights  £180

                     Weekend Friday 5th July 

                                   3 nights £210

                         Birchbank Camping Site             

                             Pitches available

                        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 2019

January All dates available   
February Weeks beginning 2nd, 9th, and  23rd also the 16th and 17th 
March Weeks beginning  2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd
April 27th and 28th
May 2nd,, 3rd, 4th and 5th  16th and 17th  
June Week beginning  29th
July Week beginning13th and 20th  and Short Break  6th, 7th, 8th and 9th
August Short Break Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August £180
Weeks beginning  21st and 28th
Week beginning  26th
Weeks beginning 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th
Weeks beginning 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th

Contact details

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