Amenities at Manesty

  • Smoke free: no smoking (including e-cigarettes) inside the accommodation or in the garden and grounds
  • Pet free: no pets permitted inside the accommodation or in the garden and grounds
General Amenities

These amenities are available for all our guests at Manesty staying in any of our accommodation. Amenities specific to each accommodation are listed further below.

Computers, tablets and phones

Internet  We have free wireless internet (wifi).
Telephone  Mobile reception is adequate but sometimes patchy inside. There is a coin operated pay phone in the laundry for outgoing calls only.

Gardens, grounds and outside

Hot Tub  We have an outdoor wood fired hot tub to hire for exclusive use at an additional cost.
Garden accessories  Garden furniture is provided for all our accommodation. A mobile charcoal barbecue is available which is shared between all guests. We do not provide charcoal, please bring your own.
Bicycles and outdoor equipment  There is undercover storage for bicycles and other outdoor equipment. Please let us know if you will need to use it before you arrive if possible. Bicycles and other outdoor equipment must not be stored inside the accommodation or in the porches.
Child facilities  High chairs, cots and cot mattresses are provided free of charge on request in the cottages where babies are accommodated, but we do not provide cot bedding.

Utilities

Cleaning  You will find your accommodation clean and tidy when you arrive. Upon departure the cottage should be left in the same condition. Please note that prices do not include any servicing of the accommodation during your stay. We provide cleaning consumables, floor cloth/mop, duster, two toilet rolls per toilet, bathroom hand towel, kitchen sponge, kitchen hand towel, oven gloves, dishcloth, tea towel, bin liner. Please bring any additional items you may need, including paper towels, additional toilet rolls and bin liners.
Laundry  There is a site utility room with a washing machine and a tumble dryer. There is also an iron and ironing board. The larger cottages have their own laundry facilities, see the specific amenities sections below. All accommodation has an outdoor washing line.
Electricity  Prices include all electricity and heating in all accommodation.
Water supply  Our private supply of clear soft spring water is sterilised by chemical free ultra violet treatment and tested annually by Cumbria County Council.

Miscellaneous

Parking  There is one parking space next to each accommodation (unless otherwise specified on the individual accommodation page). Additional space is available near Youdale Knot, about 60 yds from the cottages. Please let us know if you will be bringing lots of cars so that we can prepare if necessary!
Shopping  There is a Booths supermarket in Keswick (5 miles), many outdoor clothing shops as well as many other shops in the centre of Keswick. There are no other closer shops.
Guests’ mail c/o Leyland, Youdale Knot, Manesty, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UG. We can usually take delivery of other things for you too, please just check in advance that this is possible. Royal Mail and other delivery companies do not deliver to specific accommodation addresses.

Amenities in our Cottages

These amenities are available in our Cottages (that is, all our accommodation except our Studio, Caravan and Shepherd’s Hut, amenities for which are listed below)

Kitchens

Cooking in Manesty Band & Cocklety How Byre  3 oven electric cooker with 5 plate ceramic hob, separate mircowave.
Cooking in Manesty, High Seat, Cocklety How Stable  Double electric oven/grill with 4 plate ceramic hob, separate mircowave.
Cooking in Manesty Dairy  Single electric oven/grill with 3 plate ceramic hob, separate combination mircowave/grill/oven.
Fridge/freezers  All cottages have a fridge and 4* freezer. Additional freezer space is available in the shared utility room if you need it.
Crockery, cultery, pots and pans  Usual cooking and dining equipment is provided in all the cottages.
Dishwashers  All cottages have a dishwasher.
Laundry  All cottages except High Seat and Manesty Dairy have a washing machine. All cottages except Manesty Dairy have a tumble dryer. There is a washing machine and tumble dryer in the shared utility room for those guests who do not have the facilities in their own cottage. All the cottages have a clothes airer, outdoor washing line, iron and ironing board.
Child facilities  Babies can be accommodated in any of the cottages and high chairs are provided free of charge on request.

Consumables

Kitchens  Liquid hand soap, washing up liquid, kitchen spray, cream cleaner, dishwasher tablets, washing up brush, sponge, dishcloth, tea towel, oven glove,hand towel and a bin liner are provided. Please bring your own paper towels, tea and coffee, cooking oil, salt and pepper etc.
Bathrooms  Bathroom spray, sponge, liquid hand soap, hand towel, bath mat, two toilet rolls per toilet and a bin liner are provided. Please bring additional toilet rolls and your own personal toiletries such as shower gel and shampoo.

Bedrooms

Beds  All beds have sprung mattresses (Sealey beds/Silent Night, made in nearby Aspatria).
Bedding  Bedding is anti allergy. Each bed has two pillows per person, a hollow fibre duvet and 100% cotton sheets and duvets covers. Bedding is included in the price and beds are made up for your arrival. Spare blankets are provided and beds can be made up on request with blankets and sheet as an alternative to duvets if you prefer. Fresh linen is provided for stays of longer than a week.
Towels  Towels are available for a small charge except in Cocklety How Byre where they are included in the price.
Child facilities  Babies can be accommodated in any of the cottages and cots and cot mattresses are provided free of charge on request. We do not provide cot bedding, please bring your own.

Heating and hot water

Hot water  Each cottage has its own large, electrically heated hot water cylinder.
Heating  All cottages (except Cocklety How Byre) are heated with electric convector heaters on a timed program. Each room has an individual thermostat for flexibility to heat it outside the timed program. Off peak storage heaters are used when neccessary for background heat in winter. Cocklety How Byre has an oil fired boiler with wet central heating on a timed program. Access to the boiler allows flexibility to heat the cottage outside the timed program.

Televisions

Television  Each cottage has in the sitting room has either a smart TV (High Seat) or a wide screen TV, all with free-to-view satellite channels and some with terrestrial TV channels. These channels include radio channels.
DVDs  Each TV has a DVD player.
Radios  Radio channels are available through the TVs

Amenities in Cocklety How Studio

These amenities are available in Cocklety How Studio (amenities for our Cottages are listed above and for our Caravan and Shepherd’s Hut are listed below)

Kitchenette

Cooking  2 plate electric ceramic hob, combination mircowave/grill/convector oven.
Fridge/freezer  Undercounter fridge with small 4* freezer section. Additional freezer space is available in the shared utility room if you need it.
Crockery, cutlery, pots and pans  Appropriate cooking and dining equipment is provided.
Dishwasher  There is no dishwasher.
Laundry  There is no washing machine, tumble dryer, iron or ironing board in the studio. These are provided in the shared utility room. There is a clothes-airer in the studio and an outdoor washing line.
Child facilities  We regret that babies cannot be accommodated in the studio.

Consumables

Kitchens  Liquid hand soap, washing up liquid, kitchen spray, cream cleaner, washing up brush, sponge, dishcloth, tea towel, oven glove, hand towel and a bin liner are provided. Please bring your own paper towels, tea and coffee, cooking oil, salt and pepper etc.
Bathrooms  Bathroom spray, sponge, liquid hand soap, hand towel, bath mat, two toilet rolls per toilet and a bin liner are provided. Please bring additional toilet rolls and your own personal toiletries such as shower gel and shampoo.

Bedroom

Beds  The bed is a super king size double (6ft wide) which can be divided into two 3ft single beds on request. It has sprung mattresses from Sealey Beds/Silent Night made locally in nearby Aspatria.
Bedding  Bedding is anti allergy. The bed has two pillows per person, a hollow fibre duvet and 100% cotton sheets and duvets covers. Bedding is included in the price and beds are made up for your arrival. Spare blankets are provided and beds can be made up on request with blankets and sheet as an alternative to duvets if you prefer. Fresh linen is provided for stays of longer than a week.
Towels  Towels are available for a small charge on request.
Child facilities  We regret that babies cannot be accommodated in the studio.

Heating and hot water

Hot water  The studio has its own large, electrically heated hot water cylinder.
Heating  The studio is heated with electric convector heaters on a timed program. Each room has an individual thermostat for flexibility to heat it outside the timed program.

Television

Television  The studio has a flat wide screen TV with free-to-view satellite channels and terrestrial TV channels. These channels include radio channels.
DVDs  The TV has a DVD player.

Amenities in our Retro Caravan

These amenities are available in our Retro Caravan (amenities for our Cottages and for our Studio are listed above and for our shepherd’s hut are listed below)

Kitchen

Cooking  Double electric oven/grill with 4 plate hob. No microwave unless specifically requested.
Fridge/freezers  Undercounter fridge with small 2* freezer space. Additional freezer space is available in the shared utility room if you need it.
Crockery, cutlery, pots and pans  Appropriate cooking and dining equipment is provided.
Dishwashers  There is no dishwasher.
Laundry  There is no washing machine, tumble dryer, iron or ironing board in the caravan. These are provided in the shared utility room. There is a clothes airer in the caravan and outdoor washing line.
Child facilities  Please enquire as babies cannot easily be accommodated in the caravan due to space constraints.

Consumables

Kitchens  Liquid hand soap washing up liquid, kitchen spray, cream cleaner, washing up brush, sponge, dishcloth, tea towel, oven glove, hand towel and a bin liner are provided. Please bring your own paper towels, tea and coffee, cooking oil, salt and pepper etc.
Bathrooms  Bathroom spray, sponge, liquid hand soap, hand towel, bath mat, two toilet rolls per toilet and a bin liner are provided. Please bring additional toilet rolls and your own personal toiletries such as shower gel and shampoo.

Bedrooms

Beds  All beds have sprung mattresses. The double bed is 4ft wide. The two 2ft single beds can be made up as a 4ft double bed on request. The beds are 6ft long.
Bedding  Bedding is anti allergy. Beds have one pillow per person, hollow fibre duvets and 100% cotton sheets. Bedding is included in the price and beds are made up for your arrival. More pillows and additional blankets are available on request but are not stored in the caravan. Beds can be made up on request with blankets and sheet as an alternative to duvets if you prefer. Fresh linen is provided for stays of longer than a week.
Towels  Towels are available for a small charge.
Child facilities  Please enquire as babies cannot always be accommodated in the caravan due to space constraints.

Heating and hot water

Hot water  There is instantaneous electric water heating.
Heating There is a 3 kilowatt radiant/convector heater in the living area, a 400 watt panel heater in the main bedroom and a 100 watt tubular heater in the bathroom.

Televisions

Television  The caravan has a vintage colour TV (4:3 aspect ratio, CRT screen) linked to free-to-view satellite channels, which include radio channels.
DVDs  There is no DVD player.

Amenities in Tommy Bit, our shepherd’s hut

These amenities are available in Tommy Bit, our Shepherd’s Hut (amenities for our Cottages, Studio and Retro Caravan are listed above)

Kitchen area

Cooking  There is a mircowave, toaster and electric kettle inside the hut. There is a fire pit outside which can be used to bbq. Wood is provided. If you prefer to bbq on charcoal, please bring your own. Please note: there is no oven and there is no hob.
Fridge/freezers  There is a small silent fridge with a small ice box. Freezer space is available in the shared utility room if you need it.
Crockery, cultery, pots and pans  Appropriate cooking and dining equipment is provided. No saucepans or frying pans are provided as there is no hob on which to use them.
Dishwashers  There is no dishwasher.
Laundry  There is no washing machine, tumble dryer, iron or ironing board in the hut. These are provided in the shared utility room. There is a line outside the hut which can be used as a washing line.
Child facilities  Babies and children can only be accommodated in the shepherd’s hut if they are accompanied by just one adult. Unfortunately we cannot provide a cot or high chair due to space constraints. Please enquire for advice if you are considering bringing a child.

Consumables

Kitchen  Washing up liquid, kitchen spray, washing up brush, sponge, liquid hand wash, dishcloth, tea towel, a hand towel and a bin liner are provided. A starter supply of tea and coffee and a small jug of milk is prepared for your arrival. Salt and pepper is provided. Please bring your own cooking oil if you need it for the bbq.
Shower room  Bathroom spray, sponge, liquid hand soap, hand towel, bath mat, toilet rolls and a bin liner are provided. Please bring your own personal toiletries such as shower gel and shampoo.
Solid Fuel  Wood for the stove and fire pit is provided and included in the price. Please bring your own charcoal if you wish to use it for bbq-ing.

Bedrooms

Beds  The double bed is full length (6ft 3) but only 4ft wide (compared to a standard 4ft 6 double). It has a sprung mattress.
Bedding  Bedding is anti allergy. There two pillows on the bed, a hollow fibre duvet appropriate for the season and 100% cotton sheets. Bedding is included in the price and the bed is made up for your arrival. The bed swings round, fully made up, to be a sofa during the day. There is a spare blanket/rug. Fresh linen is provided for stays of longer than a week. If you require additional bedding please just ask.
Towels  Large bath towels (one per person) and two hand towels (one in the shower room, one in the hut) are included in the price.
Child facilities  Babies and children can only be accommodated in the shepherd’s hut if they are accompanied by just one adult. Unfortunately we cannot provide a cot or high chair due to space constraints. Please enquire for advice if you are considering bringing a child.

Heating and hot water

Hot water  There is a small electric hot water reservoir in the hut for the hand basin. There is instantaneous electric hot water in the shower room.
Heating  The hut is heated with a wood burning stove, for which wood is provided and included in the price. In the winter, and on request, we also provide an electric fan heater. The hut is well insulated and heats up quickly using either method of heating.

Televisions

Television  There is no TV in the shepherd’s hut.

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