Sea Glass Cottage

Allonby, Nr Maryport, Cumbria, Seaside village

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:30

Outside Description

The cottage is separated from the beach only by a green and a small gravelled access road. It has uninterrupted views of the Scotland across the Solway Firth, and wonderful sun-sets. A small, walled, decked patio has outdoor furniture and a BBQ, along with a log store. The England Coastal Path goes right past the property.

Downstairs Description

A large conservatory spans the front of the property, with comfortable seating and a small dining table. There is a lounge/diner with a log-burning stove and a further dining table. The kitchen is well-equipped with every appliance you will need. There is a downstairs WC and back porch/boot room.

First Floor Description

Two double bedrooms (one can be a twin) and a single room with space for a travel cot. The bathroom has a large bath and separate shower cubicle, loo and wash hand basin

Windows Views Description

The upper front windows give views across the green, dunes and beach to the Solway Firth and Scotland beyond. The conservatory looks out on the green and dunes.

Other Notes

The property has stairs so is not suitable for anyone with mobility problems. Allonby is on a regular bus route between Silloth and Maryport but a car would be a distinct benefit to guests. The cottage is mid-terrace, with similar, attractive properties on either side.

Ocean Lookout
Dogs Welcome
Child Friendly: Travel cot, high chair, stairgates, toys.
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Romantic Hideaway: Explore the deserted beach before returning to the log burning stove.
Tourist Attractions:
  • Hadrian's Wall: Discover the remains of the forts, towers, turrets and towns that once kept watch over the Wall. See rare Roman artefacts, get hands-on in museums and take in spectacular views of the rugged landscape to find out what life was like for the men, women and children on the edge of Roman Britain. Visit website
  • Maryport Roman Museum And Aquarium: Dramatically sited on cliffs overlooking the Solway Firth, this award winning museum is next to a Roman fort probably founded in the first century AD and rebuilt during the reign of the emperor Hadrian. Visit website
  • Carlisle Castle: The castle is over 900 years old and has been the scene of many historical episodes in British history. Given the proximity of Carlisle to the border between England and Scotland, it has been the centre of many wars and invasions. Today the castle is managed by English Heritage and is open to the public. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Ship Inn, Allonby: Sunday lunches are our speciality. Take away meals are also available. BAR MENU Children and well behaved dogs are very welcome. Customer parking. Visit website
  • The Surf Bar, Allonby: Meals served daily 11.30 am to 3 pm and 5 pm to 8.30pm...with burgers and snacks inbetween... 2 course lunch for only £5.99 mon to sat 12 - 3 Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Twentymans, Allonby : Local convenience store Visit website
  • Asda: In Workington so why not pre order your grocery order for delivery for the cottage. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Maryport Golf Club: A mix of links and parkland, the course at Maryport golf club can boast a fabulous setting, nestled between gorse-filled countryside on one side and the sea shore on the other. It offers fabulous views over the Solway Firth and the Galloway Hills Visit website
  • Allonby Leisure Pool: Heated indoor Leisure Pool including adjoining toddler pool with Dolphin Slide •Sauna & Spa (Jacuzzi) Visit website
  • Silloth Golf Club: There is an incredible eye-opening abundance of beautiful turbulent fairways, sunken Dell greens, sensational scenery of the Firth and some of the most attractive yellow gorse in golf. I was so impressed right from the first tee all the way to the last green. Visit website
  • Carlisle Flight Training: Carlisle Flight Training are a friendly, professional, family-run flight school and aero club with a unique atmosphere. They are dedicated to keeping flying safe, fun and as easy on the wallet as we possibly can. Visit website