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Big White House, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Sleeps 11 - 24 11 Bedrooms 24 Dining

Large dog friendly holiday house sleeping 24 with a games room for family get togethers and celebrations near the Lake District

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Big White House, Cockermouth, Cumbria, sleeps 11 - 24 in 11 bedrooms.

The detached Big White House is in the village of Greengill which is just 5 minutes from the market town of Cockermouth. The house provides fantastic access to the northern Lake District areas like Keswick, Bassenthwaite and Buttermere as well as the stunning Solway Coast area.

We also accept well behaved hen and stag groups. Take a look at the huge dining area, outdoor woodfired pizza oven and pool table room all on offer.

In total the Big White House has 11 bedrooms: 3x Double bedrooms, 4x Twin bedrooms, 1x Triple bedroom (with 3x single beds), 1x Family bedroom (with double + single beds) and 2x Bunk bedrooms – nine of the bedrooms also have en-suite toilet and wash basin. In addition, the house benefits from four bath/shower rooms spread over both floors.

The ground floor has a huge dining room with table and seating for 24 and adjacent snug area, pool table room, well-equipped kitchen and utility room with washer and dryer plus lounge area. The first floor has two additional lounges with TVs – one of which has a 75" TV and plenty of comfortable sofa seating. WiFi access is also available throughout the house for guests.

Outside the house you will find our outdoor undercover 'kitchen' area which has a special area for use of disposable BBQs as well as a wood fired pizza oven so you can cook up some delicious wood fired pizzas for you and your family. There is also tables and chairs plus picnic tables and an outside summer house.

The owners have a good range of contacts in the area and are more than happy to assist with providing details of many activities, caterers, and entertainment to make sure your stay is memorable.

Lying just outside the boundary of the Lake District National Park, Cockermouth is an attractive market town not overwhelmed by the tourist atmosphere of Keswick and Ambleside. Cockermouth is near to some of the more peaceful lakes and mountains.

For much more information about the Big White House, please visit our website or don't hesitate to get in touch with us.


Dog Friendly

Maximum of two by prior arrangement, £50 per dog.


Level access to house with ground floor accommodation.

Hot Tub

A hot tub can be arranged for your stay via a local company.


WiFi is available across the house.


Large fully equipped kitchen. We have a fantastic 'outdoor' kitchen with an area for disposable BBQs plus a fantastic a wood fired pizza oven.

Dining Room

Large table with seating together for all 24 guests, plus adjacent snug area.

Sitting Room

Two comfortable sitting rooms upstairs with TVs, one of which is has a 75" TV.

TV and Music Facilities

TVs and Blu-ray player available.

Games Room

Yes with a pool table.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating in all rooms.


11 bedrooms: 3x Double rooms, 4x Twin rooms, 1x Triple rooms (w/ 3x single beds), 1x Family room (w/ double + single bed) and 2x Bunk rooms.


All linen and towels supplied.


Two shower rooms are available on the ground floor and two bathrooms (with shower over) available on the first floor.

Children's Facilities

Children very welcome. High chairs and cots provided.


Large garden with patio, BBQ area, wood fired pizza oven and furniture.


Huge car park.


Smoking is not permitted.

Booking Information

Short breaks and full week holidays are available from Friday or Monday, for more info please contact us.

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Big White House

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Lying just outside the boundary of the Lake District National Park, Cockermouth is an attractive market town.

  • Masons Arms in Gilcrux (10 minutes walk).
  • Newcastle.
  • Aspatria.
  • Sainsburys in Cockermouth (5 minutes drive).
  • Cockermouth (5 minutes drive).

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Planning an Event?

This venue is available for Business Groups

Business Groups

Ideal for business meetings and team building events where delegates can enjoy exclusive use of this spacious house set its own grounds. Sleeps 24 in 11 bedrooms. WiFi available.

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