Kidsty Cottage in Shap

What to Expect

Kidsty Cottage is a delightful getaway built and designed for a couple to escape to in the heart of Cumbria. Based in the tiny village of Shap, Eden District, this cottage has a traditional facade and mod cons within.

Offering a double bedroom, shower room with walk in shower, and all your bed linen included, this cottage is likely to give you all you’d want from the perfect pet friendly escape. You can bring one dog with you to enjoy the surroundings.

Stroll into Shap for all your daily amenities, and connect to nearby Windermere and Ambleside for the best walks.

At A Glance

Village location
One pet
Non smoking
Pubs close
Workspace available
Traditional look


Double bedroom
Walk-in shower
Private courtyard
Linen, towels
Kitchen suite
Lounge diner

About Kidsty Cottage in Shap

Kidsty Cottage is a wonderful, traditional cottage property that blends marvellously into the village backdrop of Shap. Step into the property via the private front garden and enjoy convenient lounge and dining spaces, as well as a complete kitchen and even a ground floor shower.

Settle down in a comfortable double room with more than enough space for you and your dog. Luxury linen and towels are provided for an extra level of convenience. Offroad parking is available for your car, too.

Settle down in the main lounge with a TV package, and fast internet access throughout this gentle property.

Map of Area

Things To Do in Shap

Shap offers a slow-paced, romantic backdrop for any couples’ holiday deep in the Lakes. The village offers you pub scenes, shops and post office amenities, as well as a local swimming pool.

If the name seems familiar, that’s because Shap Abbey is close by, too! It is one of the most fascinating relics in rural Cumbria, meaning any fans of history and heritage in the area will be keen to take time out with their pets to explore. You’ll also find plenty of waterside walks not only up in Windermere close by, but also alongside the rolling Lowther, your closest riverside stroll.

Kidsty Cottage offers a great launchpad for various adventures across Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the north, as well as some of the most celebrated parkland points. The Yorkshire Dales, for example, are only a short drive away. Therefore, you and your partner – and your dog – can book in here and plan out all kinds of delightful days out when the weather’s nice.

The Eden District itself is absolutely gorgeous, meaning that if you are looking for dog friendly country walks deep in the heart of Cumbria, you really won’t have to travel too far. It’s worth heading out on foot the moment you get here so you can map out your trips! Get out and explore when the weather’s nice.

Last Word

We think Kidsty Cottage offers everything you could possibly want and need from a Cumbrian cottage escape for two people and a pet. Why not take a look at booking this traditional holiday spot the next time you think about making a break for the lakes?

You’ll love the private courtyard on warmer days, and the amazing convenience of having an open lounge and diner on the ground floor – along with the walk in shower – really shouldn’t be understated.

This is a cottage front that ties in beautifully with the rest of Shap, far from the noise and bright lights of the city reaches elsewhere. When people think of cottages and holiday spots up in Cumbria, Kidsty Cottage is likely to represent the dream look. Not only that, but while it is very traditional and rustic on the outside, it boasts a wide array of modern appliances and gadgets, meaning you never have to go without.

We think Kidsty Cottage offers a great bolthole for dog lovers who really want to get away from it all. You are never too far from civilisation, but it still feels as though you are stepping away from the pressures and hassles of modern life.
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Kidsty Cottage in Shap
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