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Thistle Lodges Ltd
Monkhouse Hill
near Caldbeck
Cumbria CA5 7HW
email thistle lodges

telephone  016974 76254

Company no. 4335848
Members of Dumfries & Galloway Tourist Board
Award winning cottages in the Northern Lake District
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Thistle Lodges at Sandyhills - three superbly equipped A-framed lodges at Barend, a short walk from one of South Scotland's most magnificent sandy beaches.

flexible accommodation
take one lodge for a couple or a family, or two or three lodges for a larger family or activity group -full details of lodge layout and equipment.......more
undiscovered coast
  not only a fantastic beach a short walk away, but a dramatic coastline with wonderful walking and quiet fishing villages..... more  
sandyhills leisure
  an onsite swimming pool and sauna (both free to use), 7 day reception, a family restaurant, a fishing loch, a riding school opposite and a deer park next door .....more   Set back from the coast in a well kept  development of, similar properties at Barend Holiday Village, the lodges are traditionally constructed to a high Scandinavian standard and have lovely views over wooded fells and a small loch.

Whether as a couples' hideaway from 'the real world', for a memorable family holiday by the sea, or as a base for group activity such as cycling or golf, Thistle Lodges will suit you perfectly.

galloway attractions
adventure themed farm parks, adrenalin beach karting, castles and museums, solway nature reserves, loch based activities, robert burns history, and an ice rink ......more
7 stanes cycling
  acknowledged as the best mountain biking outside north america, the lodges are centrally located for 5 of the trails. Suitable for novices to experts.......more