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Melmerby Hall & Stag Cottage

Melmerby, near Langwathby, Penrith, Cumbria (CU080)
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Melmerby Hall & Stag Cottage holiday home details

Melmerby Hall and Stag Cottage are both 5* Gold Award winning properties set in the foothills of the North Pennines, one of 40 classified Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England.

Melmerby Hall is a Grade II listed manor house within its own sandstone walled grounds, which are entered through an arched gateway at the edge of the village. The grounds include an archery lawn, walled vegetable gardens and a Victorian castle folly at the foot of the lawn (now converted to a children's play area). The forested grounds of 25 acres incorporate a small tributary of the River Eden with picnic area and stone barbecue by the stream.There is a connecting passage between Melmerby Hall and Stag Cottage which has lockable soundproof doors to respect guest privacy.

Stag Cottage is a self-contained 17th century Grade II listed sandstone cottage set in the grounds of Melmerby Hall. It has separate, private, front and rear gardens, parking and entranceway. Carefully restored, it retains its period features such as stone mullion windows and a wood burning inglenook fireplace with complimentary logs, kindling and fire lighters provided. With private front and rear gardens and a sandstone patio with a Weber barbecue.

Both properties enjoy full access to the 25 acres of woodland grounds and have outstanding walks in the local area as well as being within close proximity to the Lake District National Park and Ullswater.

This holiday at a glance

  • Sleeps twenty four guests.
  • Twelve bedrooms, eleven en-suite and one shower room.
  • Three open fires.
  • Inglenook fireplace with a cast iron wood burning stove.
  • Private front and rear gardens as well as full access to 25 acres of woodland walks.
  • Onsite private parking.
  • Children of all ages welcome.
  • Four well behaved dogs welcome (small additional charge - see notes).
  • WiFi.
  • Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

  • Billiards room.
  • Stag Cottage: Handmade Oak kitchen & Sustainable wood chip central heating.
  • Oil fired four oven Aga, gas hob and additional oven and microwaves.
  • American fridge/freezers.
  • Three dishwashers.
  • Two washing machines and tumble dryers.
  • Three LCD televisions, DVD player and iPod docking system.
  • Payphone.
  • Cot, stair gate and highchair available on request.
  • Garden furniture.
  • Weber Barbecue with locally sourced charcoal provided for guest use.
  • Secure cycle storage.
  • Babysitting by arrangement.
  • Catering service available, please contact Lynn Hilditch 07775 733608.
  • Hot tub hire available - please visit cumbriahottubhire.co.uk.
  • Victorian castle folly at the foot of the archery lawn.
  • Clay pigeon shooting can be arranged with prior notice.
  • Sorry, no stag or hen parties. No fireworks with the exception of 5th November and New Year.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Any wedding enquiries must be directed through the office.

Attractions and nearby amenities

  • Melmerby is set within the heart of the Eden Valley at the foot of the majestic Pennine fells and the famous Hartside pass which climbs to 1904 ft above sea level. An awe inspiring viewpoint on a clear day to take in the entire Eden Valley, the Lake District and, on occasion, southern Scotland!
  • Outstanding walks along the edge of the River Eden. One of England's largest Druidic stone circles - Long Meg and her Daughters - is also close by.
  • The Shepherds Inn at Langwathby, has good reviews for its food, service and friendly atmosphere.
  • Within the village of Melmerby and walking distance of the Hall are a village post office & shop, tea room, The Shepherd's Inn pub and a popular antique and bric-a-brac shop called La Brocante.
  • As a Rowley Estates guest you can enjoy a free swimming session at nearby Greystoke village Pool, a great heated outdoor community facilities.
For additional inspiration on what to do within the area, please click here.

Lowest price from
for holidays taken between 2 November 2019 and 18 December 2019
Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 24 Sep 2019 and 18 Dec 2019

for holidays taken between 3 January 2020 and 14 February 2020
Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 24 Sep 2019 and 14 Feb 2020
* Discount applies to base rent only
Welcome Hamper included Find out more

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