About Allonby

The cottage is an ideal base for a relaxing holiday but for more active types it also provides great access to the beach for windsurfing, kite boarding, fishing and many other sports.

Allonby in a beautiful position on unspoilt coast with views over to Galloway and Criffel,it has much to offer visitors to the area and is the ideal base from which to explore the beautiful Cumbrian coast as well as the English Lake District. The village itself has many ammenities, all within walking distance of the cottage, including two pubs (with good food at reasonable prices), swimming pool, fish and chip shop, tea rooms, village shop and antiques / curios shops.There is a well equipped children’s playground within a 20 yard walk of the cottage (with no roads to cross)

There are some beautiful beach walks in the area.

Allonby is on the perimeter of the Lake District with easy access for Lakes towns (e.g. Keswick etc) or for fell walking.

There are some lovely properties in the village :

Old Quaker Reading Room Allonby

The old Quaker reading room

Painted Fishermans Cottages Allonby

Painted fishermans cottages

The Old Public Baths Allonby

The old public baths

Quaker Reading Rooms Allonby

Quaker reading rooms

The village has literary and artistic connections :

The Ship Hotel sign Allonby


Tea rooms and curios / antique shops :

Tearoom Allonby

Local tearoom

Pig in the Bath Antiques Collectables Furniture Allonby

Architectural salvage and antiques

Cottage Curios shop Allonby

Antiques and Curios