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Fiddleback Farm

Wigton, Cumbria, England

Fiddleback Farm in Wigton, Cumbria, England
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About Fiddleback Farm

One of our top picks in Wigton. Around 8 miles from Carlisle, Fiddleback Farm offers attractive en suite accommodations within 25 minutes of the Lake District, Solway Coast and the Scottish Borders. Dating back more than 300 years, Fiddleback Farm provides free parking and WiFi and a range of breakfasts. With sandstone walls and oak beams, each room has a TV, alarm clock and tea and coffee facilities with hot chocolate, biscuits and bottled water. Each room has an en suite bath and shower with toiletries and towels provided. Full English breakfasts are cooked to order, and there is a selection of fresh fruit, cereals, juice, tea and coffee. You can also enjoy Scottish kippers, omelets or smoked salmon with scrambled eggs. High-quality evening meals can also be ordered in advance, with a range of English and continental dishes made with fresh, local produce. Fiddleback Farm lies around 15 minutes’ drive from the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and 23 miles from the popular Lake District town of Keswick. Just across the Scottish border, Gretna Green is 18 miles away, and Carlisle Castle and Carlisle Cathedral are among city attractions within 20 minutes’ drive.

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