Availability and Bookings

Coronavirus (COVID-19)*

As the current situation progresses, we will continue to monitor the guidance and update this page as required.

All holidays with us will be required to follow all the latest government guidelines this includes those relating to your group make-up and social distancing. Additionally, we will require the names and contact information for each member of your group.

Book with Confidence...

In the event that following prevent you from traveling to your holiday either by: a government imposed 'lockdown' or due to the make up of your group - you will be offered alternate dates, a voucher to the value of any monies paid or a refund - less a £50 admin charge to cover the costs of payment processing, admin etc.

It is our hope that this update to our terms and conditions will give you confidence to book your self-catering holiday with us. See our full booking terms and conditions here. 

What we are doing...

We appreciate that this is a stressful and different time; as a result we will be taking additional steps to help ensure the house is as safe as it can be and we implore everyone who visits to respect and follow these rules and procedures. We will be taking further steps to help ensure the house is cleaned and sanitised in a ‘Covid-safe’ way. 

Please email us if you have any concerns or queries.


Booking FAQs

  • Booking Deposit: When booking the Big Pink House a deposit of 25% is due at the time of booking, the remaining balance plus the security deposit (see below) is due 10 weeks prior to the arrival date.
  • Security Deposit: The refundable security deposit is due with your holiday balance and is refunded within 14 days after your departure, provided that the house is left in a suitable condition.
  • Electricty and Gas: All bookings include fuel (gas and electricity).
  • Bed Linen & Towels: Each bed will be made with linen and towels (a bath towel for each person and a hand towel for each sink) also provided for each booking.
  • Dogs: Dogs are welcome however we require a minimum charge of £20 per dog per stay.
  • Kitchen basics: We also provide a few basics to get you started in the kitchen, including: tea towels, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, dish cloths and sponges.


Full week (7 nights) bookings in the Big Pink House run from either Fridays or Mondays.

Short breaks are available much of the year and are available for Weekends from Friday (for either 2 or 3 nights) and Mid-week from Monday (for up to 4 nights).

If you have any questions about the Big Pink House, please contact us by calling 07307 999 333 or by email: host@cumbriandreams.co.uk.