Welcome to The Hayloft

Upstairs Lounge with Views

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. It has held a prestigious VisitEngland 4 Star GOLD AWARD for several years.

Farmhouse Dining Kitchen


A centuries-old Lakeland Bank Barn, The Hayloft 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. There is a large oak dining table next to a well-equipped bespoke oak kitchen with granite worktops.


6 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. Guests have 2 Bathrooms to choose from; one upstairs with corner bath and a 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, wall fountain, 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 nearby Humphrey Head and Morecambe Bay. 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, ale and dogs welcome – is round the corner, making The Hayloft an ideal base for a fantastic holiday.