The Cottage in the Clouds

Low Parkamoor Cottage

Parkamoor is an off-grid, grade II listed farmhouse, located 200 meters above the east shore of Lake Coniston. It is the perfect retreat from modern living where you can enjoy silence and stunning views over Coniston Water and the Old Man in a remarkable and rare location. There are no mains services and the house is served by a traditional composting toilet. There are two wood burning stoves (seasoned wood is provided) and cooking is on a gas hob. The cottage can be booked for long weekend and full week breaks most of the year round. It sleeps a maximum of 6 people. There are two double room and a twin room.

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What there is

Rooms: Three bedrooms upstairs comprising of two double bedrooms and a room with two single beds.  Library/Parlour with wood burning stove and hip bath. Living area with wood-burning range. Kitchen/scullery. Outdoor compost toilet. Fittings and facilities: Small solar panel feeding LED lights in downstairs rooms. Water tank with indoor hand pump (the water is filtered so is suitable for drinking) Kitchen equipment.  Bedding and towels. Pots, pans, crockery and cutlery.

What there isn’t: Lights upstairs. Running water. Telephone and limited mobile reception depending on your provider. Remember, you must bring food, at least for the start of your stay as the nearest shop is roughly 5 miles away. If you would like to buy meat or eggs from us, either email directly to discuss your requirements or have a look on our shop page.

Getting there

Drop-off and pick-up available (in 4×4) from our farm for max. 4 people. Other access by foot.

Further information

  • Arrivals are from 3pm, departures before 11am
  • Keys should be collected/deposited at the farm and agreed meeting time arranged before your arrival
  • Dogs are allowed by agreement, but owners are asked to keep them under close control.