About Orrest Head House and Cottage

A  very special large house and cottage annex in the Lake District.

Get To Know us.

Welcome to the official home of Orrest Head House and Cottage, Windermere We’re listed on a lot of websites out there. Not all of them carry a link to us (due to policy) however, you’ve found us – well done!

As owners, we try to keep this site as fresh and up-to-date as possible, so the information and photographs on here may be different to our other listings. 

We’ve put our heart and soul into Orrest Head House. We hope you love our ‘special place’ as much as we do. Someone once said in a review: “Orrest Head House just puts its arms around you” we couldn’t have said it better ourselves.

Liz our manager is on hand on Fridays, Mondays and Tuesdays to welcome you and help solve any problems you may have while staying. Liz also is there to help you organise your break, Liz can put you in touch with outside caterers, organise flowers or special decorations, give advice where to go and where to eat, she’s also happy to accept your online deliveries on arrival day if needed.

Thanks for spending your time on this website, remember the answer to any question is only an email away,

-Andrew and Barbara Cheetham

Our Team

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John Borthwick

Owner

John brings expertise and dedication to ensuring unforgettable vacation experiences for our clients. Our highly skilled team provides exceptional service and support, exceeding expectations with attention to detail and personalization. Trust, professionalism, and personalized attention are at the heart of our mission.

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John Borthwick

Owner

John brings expertise and dedication to ensuring unforgettable vacation experiences for our clients. Our highly skilled team provides exceptional service and support, exceeding expectations with attention to detail and personalization. Trust, professionalism, and personalized attention are at the heart of our mission.

home-rental-near-me-home-rental-location-014.jpg

John Borthwick

Owner

John brings expertise and dedication to ensuring unforgettable vacation experiences for our clients. Our highly skilled team provides exceptional service and support, exceeding expectations with attention to detail and personalization. Trust, professionalism, and personalized attention are at the heart of our mission.

We make memories.

Our our big houses in the Lake District are all about bringing groups of people together to make the best of memories. Everything we do is focused around that core value. 

Amazing social spaces

From the huge lounge to your very own bar, we've tried to make our social spaces places to be enjoyed by all. Whether you're coming for a special birthday or a girls escape you can't fail to have a great time at Orrest Head House and Cottage.

Fabulous grounds

Orrest Head House and Cottage are set in amazing grounds. The lawn has been used for family rounders games, crocket and many a 'kick-about with a football. It's also a lovely place to lie on a rug an enjoy a glass of Rose on a summer's day.

Hospitality is our heritage

Orrest Head House has been a gathering place for hundreds of years. It's said that one of its owners Josiah Brown would let passing travellers stay at the property for free as long as they entertained him and his family.

Everything you need

We try to provide everything you'll need to make the most of your stay. Fee wifi, EV charging, Smart TV, Bluetooth speaker and smart heating to keep you warm and cosy are all part of the service.

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