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Blencowe Hall

Blencowe Hall is a 5* rated, Grade I listed castellated manor house with 12 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms
1 of 55Blencowe Hall is a 5* rated, Grade I listed castellated manor house with 12 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms
Holiday Rental House -
12 Bedrooms , 11 Bathrooms , Sleeps 24
Howtown, Lake District, Cumbria, England
5* Rated by the Quality in Tourism Assessment Board of Visit England and Gold Award winner for exceptional quality in all areas, in particular with respect to service and hospitality.

A multi award-winning exceptional Grade I listed fortified manor that has undergone extensive renovation bringing the two embattled peele towers back into use for the first time in more than 300 years.

Blencowe Hall sits on a bluff above the small river Peterill and is encompassed by its own fields incorporating access to a tributary to the River Petterill. This luxurious holiday let accommodation can be taken with or with out full catering and has views to the nearby Lakeland fells and across the rolling Eden Valley.

Blencowe Hall is on the edge of the Lake District, 4 miles from the Lake District National Park and about 7 miles from Lake Ullswater. Clos...
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Listing #HL9269205
About the Manager
Christine and Charles Rowley
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
Interaction with guests
Around 2 weeks prior to arrival guests will receive a pre-arrival message which includes details regarding key collection. We also send our guests local information about 'what's on' in the area during their stay. Guests have sole occupancy of the property during their stay and our Manager is available by telephone at all times.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldn't have found a better location to share a long weekend with our favourite people, to celebrate our wedding. Some of us had travelled from Australia, others from elsewhere around the UK. Nobody was disappointed. The house and grounds are amazing. No other way...More

Thank Cloodle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a family party, 3 generations, celebrating my 90th birthday. Blencowe Hall must be unique; what had been a derelict fortified pele tower has come to life again without loss of character, and furnishings and fittings are all sympathetic to the building and fully...More

Thank Elizabeth K
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

We held our wedding at Blencowe Hall on 1 September 18 and it was the most magical weekend we could have ever wished for. We booked the Hall itself and one of the accompanying cottages to accommodate 30 guests for a long weekend. (including our...More

Thank Vicky G
christine939, VR Owner at Blencowe Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, thank you so much for leaving such a wonderful review following on from your wedding at Blencowe Hall. We are thrilled that you all had such a wonderful time and made some very happy memories. We will pass on your lovely comments to Heather....More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (24)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(5)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (10)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (24)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    10 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Queens
    2 Kings
    1 Crib
    4 Twins
    5 Fulls
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About the neighbourhood
Blencowe Hall is located 4 miles from the Lake District National Park. The closest lake is Ullswater, one of the deepest and the longest lake in the national park. It is surrounded mountains and there are great walks easily accessible from the Hall. The Boot and Shoe Pub in Greystoke is about 1.5 miles down the road and has a great atmosphere and excellent local food. There is also a village post office shop in Greystoke and a recently refurbished open heated swimming pool. Greystoke Castle and its 3000 acre estate is in Greystoke and the deer park of the Castle is open for public walks.

There is plenty of parking at Blencowe Hall which is surrounded by its own 30 acres of grounds and extensive gardens.
Getting around
Blencowe Hall is located a short drive from Penrith train station which is on the West Coast Main Line, the railway linking London to Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh & Glasgow. The nearby villages offer wonderful walks and cycle rides with beautiful scenery. Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is an award winning environmentally accredited Lake District attraction celebrating over 150 years of operating cruises on England’s most beautiful lake. Operating one of the largest heritage vessel fleets in the world, offering visitors an experience they will never forget for 363 days a year. Cruises connect to some of the most famous and iconic walking routes in the National Park, with views of Wordsworth's Daffodils on the west shore in Spring.
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How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 107.0 km
Railway: Penrith: 8.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 127.0 km
Directions for Blencowe Hall, CA10 0DF from the M6 Motorway

From the South; leave the M6 and take the 3rd exit onto the A592
From the North; leave the M6 and take the 1st exit onto the A592
Stay in the left lane. At the mini roundabout take the 1st exit onto Haweswater Road.
Follow the road for approx. 0.8 miles (2 mins) through the industrial estate to the next T-junction / mini round about.
Turn left onto the B5288 (Newton Road). Follow for approx. 2.5 miles (4 mins).
After approx. 2.5 miles fork right (in front of The Clickham Inn public house) and follow Park View Road for approx. 1.6 miles (4 mins).
Drive into Blencowe village, over the small stone bridge and turn immediately left and then left again.
Follow the road for approx. 0.3. miles (1 min) and turn right into The Ro...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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