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Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth CA13 9SH England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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We are a self-supporting adult residential college, run as a charitable educational trust, running both day and residential courses for adults of all ages across the arts, humanities and sciences. We are not ...More actually a hotel or guest house (although we do have accommodation and, in between courses, we do occasionally have B&B or even a little self catering available, but we have ended up on Trip Advisor as they have no totally accurate category for us. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
32
Also Known As
Higham Hall Cockermouth, Cumbria
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Cockermouth
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exceeded my expectations. Arrived for a course....mostly courses run here tho they do offer B and B. Plenty of parking, beautiful common areas. The food was good and sufficient. Quirky boarding school style arrangement for this ex boarding school....a wee bell rings to tell you...More

Thank Valerie M
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This hotel specialises in music and visual arts courses. Thus booking is often via the course rather than to the hotel directly. The food is excellent - simple but well cooked. Not all the rooms are en suite. Some rooms are in out houses which...More

Thank Alastair W
Reviewed 12 July 2018

thoroughly enjoyed my long week end here learning a new hobby, set in beautiful grounds, the staff here are helpful and informative of the local area. The food is very good and plentiful, here is a small bar ,you can also have drinks with your...More

Thank mac12397
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A lovely place to stay, excellent food, all home cooked, the staff very helpful. Situated in a beautiful part of the country. I was there on a course, the tutors were excellent. I would definitely recommend this place.

Thank 272wendyb
Reviewed 4 December 2017

First visit to Highhall. Warm welcome a very cold day, friendly staff who were all interested in the course I was on. Excellent home made food,served in very pleasant dinning room. The course was well presented by Karen who had spent a lot of time...More

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Mark T
26 April 2016|
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Response from | Property representative |
Hi Mark, Thanks for your enquiry. As we are primarily a residential college, we would probably not have space on a weekend night like this as we will have courses. (We have not yet published our courses for October so we... More
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"I am not sute you get to choose....ask...main house seems best"
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"Make sure it has ensuite bathroom and it is not outside the main building."
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"Free wifi is available in the lounge and dining areas."
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"Not all rooms have en-suite, but you can book one if you like. Bathrooms seem to be quite close by the rooms..."
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