Solway Cottage

The Lake District and Cumbria, CA7 5AF, GB

Solway Cottage

Solway Cottage is a marvellous, detached cottage in Bowness-on-Solway overlooking the Solway Firth, close to the Scottish Borders. Set solely over the ground floor, the cottage can sleep four people in a king-size double bedroom, and a family room with a 4’ double and a single bed, both with TVs with Freeview. There is also a family bathroom and a shower room, and an open plan living area with a kitchen, a breakfast bar and a sitting area. Feature French windows showcase the beautiful scenery and lead out on a decked patio with furniture. Steps lead directly down to the shore and there is off road parking for two cars. Solway Cottage is a delightful base for friends, families, and couples exploring Cumbria and the Scotland’s borders, all year round.

Changeover day is Fri

Solway Cottage is offered by Sykes Cottages one of the UK's largest holiday cottage providers. For more information visit Solway Cottage on the Sykes Cottages website


Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms ( 2 double bed,)
2 bathroom, parking space, non smoking, no pets, linen provided, towels provided, dishwasher, cooker, fridge, washing machine, kettle, high chair, cot, wifi, tv,

Solar powered underfloor heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, Bosch Tassimo coffee machine, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Electric car charging point. Front decked area with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 2 mins walk. Note: One step leading from sitting area to the outside decking. Note: 50 railed steps lead directly down to shore, children to be supervised, alternatively, the shore is 200 yards down the road.


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Property Feedback

The location of the cottage was marvellous, overlooking the sea.The decor of the whole cottage was wonderful and we were very comfortable.The underfloor heating kept the rooms cosy. Also impressed that the saucepans/bakeware were non-stick and there was a dishwasher, so that meant we could spend even more time relaxing and enjoying the views. Bed was very comfy and only a two minute walk to the local friendly pub. Ideal location for getting into Scotland or the Lakes. Incredible value for money. We highly recommend!
Rev Atkins, Greater Manchester
November 2014

,An amazing place, we have loved our stay. The cottage had everything (and more) that you could possibly want and all so beautifully and thoughtfully put together. There are brilliant walks from the cottage, you could stay a week and not use your car. It is peaceful and really off the beaten track and feels like a real escape, but within a reasonable time you can be in the heart of the Lake District or over the border into Scotland. It was wonderful, we couldn't find a single fault!
Mr Warriner, West Yorkshire
November 2014

,A fantastic week away. The location is perfect, offering an uninterrupted view of the Solway Firth and the constant changing of the tides was great to witness. Everything about the cottage was perfect and spotlessly clean. All the equipment you could need and the owners have put together lots of useful information to get the most out of your stay. A great location for a break away from it all to properly unwind.
Miss Sandom, West Yorkshire
November 2014

,It was in a fantastic location with a stunning view of the estuary. The cottage is very new, having just been completed in September, so everything is new, fresh and clean. The beds are comfy, the toilets, shower room and bath are all of a very high standard, and the kitchen/lounge open area allows you to cook whilst still being in the company of your friends or family.
Mr Clark, Lancashire
December 2014

,There were plenty of places to visit and things to do, also the wildlife and bird life in the area. The views were stunning looking out over the firth and looking at Scotland.
Mr Kelly, Greater Manchester
February 2015

,A fantastic place to holiday. Views over Solway Firth were great even in winter. The owner was charming and very helpful.
Mrs Craig, North Lanarkshire
February 2015

,An excellent property with high quality fixtures and fittings which had been thought out really well. The view from the balcony was superb and the access to the shore was great. An example of the attention to detail was demonstrated when we had a short power cut after dark and low level emergency lighting cut in, well thought out. The owner has provided an excellent library of books music and DVDs. We will visit again hopefully.
Brian Steele,
March 2015

,An exceptional holiday cottage, obviously a lot of thought had been given to requirements & comfort. A stunning setting.
Mrs Madden, Leicestershire
April 2015

,I was so impressed with the cottage and the location. Everything was spotless, it had a lovely homely feel and we settled in straight away. It had everything we needed and it soon felt like home. The view from the cottage were stunning, something I could definitely get used to. There was so much to do and see, we were left with lots of leaflets and brochures on the attractions which was very helpful because I wouldn't have known where to start otherwise! Definitely one of the most stunning locations in the UK I've ever been to. Would love to come back next year and visit more of this incredible place, thank you for an amazing holiday!
Miss Marston, Essex
May 2015

,A lovely cottage in a beautiful setting with great views of the Solway and across to Scotland. Very tranquil and relaxing. The owners were welcoming, friendly and helpful.
Mrs Mardlin, Lancashire
June 2015

,In a beautiful location and so immaculate, very comfortable accommodation. The hosts were very welcoming. Quiet and relaxing with amazing views.
Mr Haresign, Cambridgeshire
August 2015

,The views were outstanding and the owners were on hand if needed. The cottage was of high standard. There are great walks and fantastic sunsets.
Mrs Southgate, Essex
August 2015

,The cottage lived up to our expectations in every way, one of the best we have ever stayed in.
Mr Watson, Derbyshire
September 2015

,Stunning views over the Solway to Scotland. Lovely area to explore. Very well equipped cottage with everything you could possibly need for an enjoyable holiday.
Mrs Eaves, Norfolk
September 2015

,The Cottage was absolutely spotless, the furniture was excellent. There was all the cooking equipment needed. There was ample crockery and cutlery and the view facing us through the patio doors was breathtaking. Everything was tastefully decorated, this was the best Sykes cottage by far.
Mrs Matthews, Northumberland
September 2015

,One of the best holiday homes we have stayed in, the kitchen in particular was very well equipped. The whole house was very clean and comfortable, would definitely recommend to friends and family.
Mrs Bowden, Norfolk
September 2015

,We could not fault one thing about this very well presented home from home. The views over Solway Firth from the cottage are fantastic and the sunsets are to die for. We would recommend Solway Cottage to everyone and will visit again.
Mr Holroyd, West Yorkshire
October 2015

,Great location for a relaxing holiday. Waking up to the birds singing, this cottage is fantastic. Everywhere was spotless and it had everything you need to have a good time.
Mr Sinclair, Angus
March 2016

,The aspect of the cottage & both of us being lovers of wildlife, we were very pleased with the number of nature reserves and Mosses within easy reach of the superb Solway Cottage.
Mrs Squire,
April 2016

,Fabulous position, quiet location and immaculately clean property.
Miss Hughes, North Yorkshire
May 2016

,Loved the property! The owners were excellent hosts and such a lovely couple. Solway Cottage was clean, modern and well equipped. Sitting on the the patio with the stunning view, drinking wine accompanied by great weather was like being abroad! Stunning! Will definitely recommend to friends!
Mrs Sandford, West Yorkshire
June 2016

,The best thing about this property and the thing that attracted us to book is the view over the Solway Firth. The cottage itself has everything you could need and is comfortable and inviting as well as modern. All in all we had a perfect holiday.
Ms Dawson, Durham
June 2016

,Fabulous Cottage in a very peaceful and quiet village location, with a perfect, ever changing view - even when the weather wasn't so good. The Cottage was clean and had everything we needed and more.
Mr Grice, South Yorkshire
July 2016

,Solway Cottage is a beautiful cottage with stunning views over the Solway sound. The cottage had all you need and more. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The only thing missing was the sun, so we couldn't use the beautiful sun deck and BBQ, but from inside we could enjoy the views as well.
Mrs Bouten,
July 2016

,We were made very welcome and the Cottage was very well equipped and there were great views.
Mr Sims, Northamptonshire
July 2016

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