Gardener's Retreat

Book before the end of June and save 10% off any stay in either the Gardener’s Bothy or the Gardener’s Retreat. Simply use code JUNE10 at checkout.

Sleeps: 2 | From £150 / night (minimum 2 nights) | Changeover days: MON, WED OR FRI

Nestled in the Estate’s walled garden

The Gardener’s Retreat, a traditional shepherd’s lodge for two, located amongst the flora and fauna of the Estate’s walled garden and comes complete with an al fresco hot tub area.

Cosy and compact, The Gardener’s Retreat offers luxurious open-plan living with a comfortable bed, thick down duvet and soft Egyptian cotton sheets. The fully-equipped kitchen comes complete with Joseph Joseph accessories, Portmeirion crockery, hob and oven. 

The shower room comes with a power shower, vanity unit, WC and complimentary all-natural Bath House toiletries. 

Designed by Kate, the earthy terracotta and brown-toned interiors, offer a calming space to relax and restore within a quiet corner of our historic Estate. 

Outside, a wheelchair-accessible paved patio area comes with outdoor seating so you can admire the countryside views or enjoy a relaxing dip in the wood-fired hot tub.

Cosy shepherd’s lodge made onsite and custom-designed by Kate Fraser.

With a private location in the Estate’s walled garden, the lodge offers a quiet space to enjoy the countryside location. 

A super-king bedroom with a comfortable bed, down duvet and luxury Egyptian cotton bedding. Storage includes drawers underneath the bed and a built-in wardrobe. Hairdryer.

Shower room with WC and vanity unit. All natural Bath House toiletries, fluffy towels and robes are provided.

Open-plan, modern kitchen with full-size oven and induction hob, extractor, fridge, microwave, fridge, Joseph Joseph accessories and Portmeirion crockery.

Modern living space with a plush sofa, a Smart TV and USB sockets.

Breakfast bar.

Underfloor electric  heating throughout and EPC B.

Eco-friendly wood-fired hot tub with views, shared garden. Please note we provide a starter pack of wood. you can buy more from local shops or us.

Wheelchair-accessible paved patio area with outdoor seating. Please contact us for more accessibility information.

Welcome pack filled with local produce.

Free WIFI.

Dog-friendly for one dog.

Parking is available for two cars.

FLEXIBLE HIGHGATE CABIN BREAKS: Stay for a week or choose a two-night midweek or weekend stay

from the guestbook

The finishing touches

We like to provide our guests with that little bit more than traditional Cumbrian holiday cottages, so we’ve compiled some little extras to make your stay extra special.

explore our other cabins & estate holiday cottages

Brow Wood Cabin

 Sleeps: 2

Situated next door to Brow Wood, bathe in the outdoors and breathe in the views.

Yew Tree Cabin

 Sleeps: 2 

Relax in the wood-fired hot tubs and enjoy the stunning views across to Ullswater.

Bluebell Cabin

 Sleeps: 2

Enjoy the woodland views from the wood-fired hot tub and relax in total tranquillity.

Herdwick Cabin

 Sleeps: 2 

A soft, calming space to relax and restore within the Lake District countryside.

Dotted around the Estate, our beautifully restored traditional cottages are each within their own nook of privacy. Designed by Kate to reflect heritage beauty combined with modern day living, each interior has been specially chosen to ensure you enjoy a home away from home.

Each with stylish and thoughtful interiors, our self-catering luxury cottages sleep between four and ten people; perfect for couples, families and groups (as well as four-legged friends).

explore the northern lakes

Walk and wander in total tranquility. Away from the hustle and bustle of the main Lake District haunts, our Estate is a serene spot where you are able to explore the beautiful countryside in peace. We’re ideally located for you to explore the Lake District and enjoy a Cumbrian retreat, with Penrith, Pooley Bridge and Keswick within easy driving distance and local amenities including a post office and pub a couple of miles away in Greystoke.