Welcome to The Hayloft

The Hayloft is a luxury, Holiday Cottage in the stunning Cartmel Peninsula, South of the English Lake District.  It is a real ‘home-from-home’, perfect for romantic retreats and family gatherings.

Upstairs Lounge with Views

A centuries-old Lakeland Bank Barn, The Hayloft has a prestigious VisitEngland 4 Star Gold Award (2017), and beautifully blends original beams and limestone with modern oak, slate and high-quality furnishings. Every comfort is provided for a memorable stay.


The Hayloft features an Upstairs Galleried Lounge with SMART TV, DVD, and views towards Morecambe Bay from charming window seats. The slate-roofed, centrally-heated Conservatory acts as a year-round Second Lounge, ideal for families.


7 Guests can sleep in 3 comfortable Bedrooms with Feather Duvets and Egyptian Cotton Linen; a Ground-Floor Victorian Double, and Upstairs Double and Twin. There is a small, high-quality lounge-based Sofa Bed for 1 adult or 2 small children. Guests have 2 Bathrooms to choose from; an upstairs one with corner bath and ground-floor Power Shower Room. Both have heated towel rails, endless hot water and fluffy towels.

Ground Floor Victorian Double

A stone-built Stable has been converted into a popular Games Room with Table Tennis, Darts and Table Football, Drinks Fridge and Freezer. The adjoining Laundry Room has a Bosch Washing Machine, Tumble Drier, antique Stone Trough for dog washing and lots of storage for bikes and kit.


The pretty Garden is fully-enclosed, with lawn, borders, Pergola and BBQ area with Teak Table and Chairs. There is on-site Parking for 2 cars. 2 Pets are welcome.

Pretty enclosed garden ideal for pets

The Hayloft is located in the traditional limestone hillside village of Allithwaite, facing Humphrey Head and Morecambe Bay a mile or so to the south. It is located 2 miles from picturesque Cartmel and Edwardian Grange-over-Sands, and minutes from the Lake District National Park Boundary. The Pheasant Inn – great food and ale – is round the corner, making The Hayloft an ideal base for a fantastic holiday.