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The Lazy Fish, Brook House, Embleton, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9TN

5* Lake District


Welcome to the Lazy Fish, a stunning barn conversion set in the breathtaking countryside of the Lake District.

At the Lazy Fish, relax in our unique luxury self-catering accommodation, curl up in our spacious living room in front of a roaring wood burning stove. It’s the perfect place for a romantic getaway, family break, holiday with friends or to spend your honeymoon in the Lake District.

We pride ourselves on the quality of care and the luxury of the Lazy Fish.

Check in to the Lazy Fish and you will be greeted with a warm welcome and we provide all toiletries, linen and towels, even logs for the woodstove. For a complete getaway all you need to bring to the Lazy Fish is you.

The Barn

Converted in 2006 the barn lies adjacent to Brook House, a Georgian small holding set in 20 acres. Access to The Lazy Fish is through your private garden and outdoor eating area which features a small stream running by. The open plan design boasts a large living and dining area with fully-equipped modern kitchen at one end and spiral staircases leading to 2 open mezzanines. There are 2 bedrooms, one on each level, both with the choice of super king-size or twin pocket-sprung beds. A double sofa bed is also available on one of the mezzanines which will accommodate two extra people. Shower in the walk-in wet room or bathe in the oval island ‘Castello’ bath.

Other features include flat screen TVs in bedrooms and living area, DVD, CD/Hi-Fi surround system, hairdryers, washing machine/tumble drier, dishwasher, coffee machine, barbecue, and a computer with free internet access, ‘Memory Map’ plus wi-fi.

Owners Mark and Rachel live next door and would be more than happy to assist you with any aspect of your holiday.

Availability & Pricing

The Little Fish

The Little Fish, a contemporary, cosy, well-appointed studio for two is situated next door to the Lazy Fish but entirely separate. Soak in the sumptuous double bath accompanied by the babble of the brook outside. Enjoy the private courtyard with BBQ and outdoor eating space. On wintery nights you can close the French style shutters and snuggle next to the fire in our blissful retreat. With a large shower, separate toilet and compact kitchen, this is the perfect spot for a romantic getaway.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Internet Access
  • TV, DVD, CD & HiFi
  • Modern Kitchen
  • Ideally Located

The Lazy Fish is located in the Northern Lake District offering spacious and luxurious self-catering accommodation. It is situated on a private lane in open countryside but only 10 minutes drive from the market towns of Keswick and Cockermouth. You can enjoy fell-walking and mountain biking from the door-step with rock climbing, water sports and much more nearby.

Guest & Media Comments

“the living area is the size of a small footie pitch with a woodburner and two leather sofas fit for sprawling” The Guardian

“the perfect place to escape it all and the ideal base to explore it all” Lancashire Life

“it’s an oasis of luxury in the midst of the Northern Fells” Prime Magazine

“Perfect! This is a cottage which offers everything you could hope for .. and more” Lynn, Lindsay and Alison

“The barn is magical. This is a tribute to Mark and Rachels’ good taste and great hospitality” Guy, Jo, Henry and Theo

“Surpasses 5* hotel accommodation” Stephen and Sue

“Don’t go out – get Mark to do the cooking! You won’t be disappointed” Sally and Stuart


Contact Details

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Office: 017687 76179
Mobile: 07790 199884

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