Exterior | The Old Post Office, Sandwith, St Bees Head
Living room | The Old Post Office, Sandwith, St Bees Head
Sandwith, St Bees Head

The Old Post Office

  • Sleeps up to 6
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Up to 2 pets allowed
Pets stay free
Hot Tub
Car parking on site
Great location near to St Bees Head (AONB) - Private hot tub in enclosed garden. High spec finish throughout with excellent attention to detail
Ground Floor:
Step to entrance.
Living room: With open fire and Smart TV.
Dining room.
Kitchen: With breakfast bar, electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Shower room: With walk-in shower and toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With bunk beds.
Bathroom: With free-standing bath, shower attachment and toilet.
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire included. Welcome pack.
Enclosed lawned rear garden with patio, garden furniture and BBQ. Hot tub for 6 (private). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are 10 steps in the garden.
As the name suggests The Old Post Office was exactly that, formerly serving the residents of Sandwith for many years. Now lovingly renovated and located at the heart of the community in Sandwith, a coastal village located close to St Bees Head, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Old Post Office has plenty of character and the owners have kept some of the original features such as The Old Post Office safe. This property offers an excellent base to explore the West-Cumbrian Coast and The Lake District National Park. It’s ideal for a couples and families; the attention to detail is evident from the moment you arrive.

With high quality furniture, excellent interior design throughout and some great touches, you’ll soon feel at home. Upstairs you’ll find three bedrooms sleeping up to six guests. The bathroom has a free-standing bath with shower attachment. Downstairs features a contemporary kitchen with all the mod-cons and breakfast bar. There’s a dining room with booth-style seating and a cosy living room with open fire and smart TV. There’s a walk-in shower too and at the rear a lovely garden with lawn, patio and private hot tub, so you can enjoy a chilled glass of wine whilst soaking in the bubbles.

Located in Sandwith and just up the road (less than 5-minutes’ walk) you have an excellent village pub with food and local ales on tap. Sandwith is a desirable village located near the West Cumbrian Coast and The Lake District National Park. Nearby St Bees, located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, provides an idyllic spot for a walk along the cliff tops and the beach. Within 2 miles of the cottage there is a beautiful sandy beach that is great for exercising your pets and taking a breath of fresh air. You can bring your dogs and there are a lot of good walks nearby. There are many pubs and restaurants in St Bees centre. In addition to walking, biking, and climbing in some of the most beautiful scenery in England, you are just 10 miles from The Lake District National Park. Your nearest lake is Ennerdale, one of the most unspoiled parts of The Lake District where you may spot buzzards, red squirrels, or ospreys.

To reach Scafell Pike’s summit, you can reach Wasdale Head in just 18 miles, which is the shortest route. Consider taking the miniature steam railway along the Southwest Coast, the La’al Ratty. There is also a challenging 9-hole links course at St Bees. Nearby Whitehaven has all the usual high street brands and major supermarkets and a lively harbour.


Coastal Within 3 Miles
Decorated at Christmas
Enclosed garden or patio
Fishing Nearby
Garden or Patio
Golf nearby
Historical Property
Hot Tub Privacy - Private
Open Fire or Woodburner
Parking - On Site
Pets Allowed
Pets Free of Charge
Pub Within 1 Mile
Unique Cottages
Walk In Shower or Bath
Welcome Pack
Woodburning Stove


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 2 pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please