The Fitz

Sleeps 16-24 Cockermouth, Lake District

Key Facts

General Information

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • Sleeps 16-24
  • 8 bedrooms
  • The flat is a self-contained unit up 10 steps at the back of the house with separate entrance; has own seating area, full kitchen, dishwasher etc.; seating for four; a table and four chairs
Bedrooms Sleeps Beds Features
Master One 2 +2 Super King + Double sofa bed En-suite with walk-in shower & bath
Master Two 2 +2 Super King + Double sofa bed En-suite with walk-in shower & bath
Three 2 Super King / Twin* En-suite with walk-in shower & bath
Four 2 Super King / Twin* En-suite with walk-in shower & bath; double sink
Five 2 Super King / Twin* En-suite shower room
Six 2 Super King / Twin* En-suite shower room
Seven (ground floor) 2 +2 Super King / Twin* + Double sofa bed En-suite wet room with disabled access
Eight (in Flat) 2 +2 Super King / Twin* + Double sofa bed Bathroom with bath & walk-in shower

* Zip-and-link beds (can be made up as either Super King or Twin)

Cooking and Dining

  • Quality pubs, cafes and restaurants nearby
  • Hire a private chef for a special meal with no effort
  • Dining table comfortably seats 24
  • Four ovens in total. One has a steamer and one has a microwave incorporated. All ovens are electric. Two warming drawers. One large induction hob
  • Indoor BBQ hut (uses charcoal for cooking, or logs to keep the room warm)
  • Two outdoor charcoal BBQs
  • Woodburning pizza oven
  • Table and chairs outside
  • Two dishwashers in main house and one in flat
  • Cafetieres, and constant boiling water tap
  • Large integrated ice machine

Where We Are

  • Set in the stunning Lake District and within easy walking distance of the historic town of Cockermouth
  • Nearest train stations: Workington, Penrith and Carlisle
  • Nearest airports: Newcastle, Manchester and Glasgow
  • Taxis available
  • Parking for 8+ cars
  • Cockermouth | Cumbria | CA13 0HH

Things To Do


  • TVs in every bedroom, as well as lounge, kitchen, dining room and breakfast room. 2 x 65” in lounge and dining room
  • Blu-ray player and DVDs
  • Bookcase with books
  • Wi-Fi
  • Log burner in lounge
  • Dining room can be used as a board room as it has a large table and large TV


  • Hot tub (for 6)
  • 3 acres of gardens, 20 acres of woodland and 37 acres of parkland
  • Farm animals in the front parkland - alpacas, pygmy goats, emus and horses

Children Welcome

  • Croquet and cricket sets
  • Children's play area
  • Footballs with goal nets
  • Playroom hut with table tennis, pool table, darts and board games
  • Books and DVDs suitable for children
  • Two travel cots (bedding provided on request)
  • Two high chairs

In the Area

  • Walk any of the 214 Lakeland fells
  • Play gorgeous golf courses
  • Fish the River Derwent
  • Hire bikes and potter the Lakeland lanes
  • Saddle up on horses at Lane Head Stables
  • Be pampered at Armathwaite Hall Hotel’s spa

For Children

  • Go Ape at Whinlatter
  • Meet wolf hybrids at the Predator Experience
  • Go Bear Grylls with Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft
  • Bring books to life at the World of Beatrix Potter
  • Head to Maryport Aquarium
  • Meet over 100 species of exotic animals
  • See the magic of drama at the Theatre by the Lake

Location & Booking

Payment Process

  • We take a one-third deposit at the time of booking
  • The balance is due three months before the date booked

Cautionary Deposit

  • £1,000 refundable deposit

House Restrictions

  • Noise policy in place
  • No fireworks
  • Not suitable for stag parties
  • Hen parties welcome
  • Dogs welcome. We ask that dogs use the kitchen and kennels only, and are not permitted in other areas of the house (£50 additional charge per dog)

Arrival and Departure

  • Check in is 4pm
  • Check out is 10am
  • Check out on Sundays is 4pm

What's Included

  • Linen, towels and essentials
  • Washing machine and drier in utility room. Washing machine in flat
  • Fuel for ovens and BBQs

Floor plan