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Jenny's Croft

Jenny's Croft, 5* rated, two bedroom ensuite Grade II listed sandstone barn conversion
5.0 of 5 bubbles
41 reviews
Jenny's Croft, 5* rated, two bedroom ensuite Grade II listed sandstone barn conversion
The view over the Eden Valley from the garden of Jenny's Croft.  Great walks in the local area
The gated sandstone terrace to the rear of Jenny's Croft opens up to raised beds and its rear lawn.
Jenny's Croft open plan living room with log burning fire
The dining area with an antique oak refectory table opening through to the Breakfasting Kitchen
The breakfasting kitchen with electric hob, oven, dishwasher and American style fridge freezer
The kitchen opens to the rear sandstone terrace. A well stocked welcome hamper awaits new arrivals.
The gated private sandstone terrace opens from the kitchen door.  Weber BBQ and charcoal provided.
Breakfast on the terrace with raised beds and wooded fields behind.
The spacious Master Bedroom has a five foot antique bed and an ensuite bathroom
The ensuite Master Bedroom bathroom with a cast iron bath and a skylight in the cathedral ceiling
The second ensuite bedroom with shower room can be arranged with a 6 foot king bed or as 2 twin beds
The second ensuite bedroom with a shower room may also be arranged as two twin beds if preferred
The view across the rear garden and terrace of and onto the Pennines
The courtyard garden, sustainable teak garden furniture provided for guest use
Jenny's Croft open plan garden
Cherry tree in bloom in front of the cottage which is accessed from private gravelled parking area
The fields across the lane from Jennys Croft show the beautiful landscape of the Eden Valley
One of the public footpaths by the River Eden which is walking distance from Jennys Croft
The fields across from Jennys Croft in the summertime with the Pennines in the distance
The view over the lane from Jennys Croft in the wintertime, little noise pollution in this area.
The sandstone walled lane across from Jennys Croft and the Pennines in the snow
The National Lottery funded playground in the village of Glassonby, an easy walk from Jennys Croft
The view over Jennys Croft and its gardens from its gravelled private parking area
Jenny's Croft aerial view
Great golfing in the local area
A view over the lakes and fells
Dalemain Country house and gardens - excellent teas and lovely gardens
Hiking trails
This was the view at the top of Honister slate mine
Switzerland of the North!
Our son quadbiking at Rookin House
Fishing on the Eden
Levens Hall medieval topiary gardens
Hutton in the Forest stately home and gardens
Sailing at Glenridding
Discover Historic Penrith
Aira Force owned by The National Trust great for walking
Steamers on Lake Ullswater
Rheghed - A Lake District attraction for family activities, shopping, cinema and exhibitions
Lady of the Lake historic steamer on Ullswater
Sunset over Ullswater
Map of Ullswater
Steamer leaving Howtown
Summit of Hallin Fell
Aerial View of Ullswater
Ullswater in the Spring
Ullswater in the snow
Ullswater Steamers 'Raven'
Lady Wakefield
Historic Steamer on Ullswater
Long Meg & Her Daughters Bronze Age Stone Circle between Little Salkeld & Glassonby
Lacy's Caves by the River Eden at Glassonby
Lacy's Caves
See if you can spot any Red Squirrels around Glassonby
Lowther Castle & Gardens, Penrith
The Lost Castle - Adventure Playground at Lowther Castle
The Lost Castle - Adventure Playground at Lowther Castle
Penrith at Christmas
Lakelands Autumn colours
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2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Gail O
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Having stayed in similar accomodation in various places I would have to say this is one of the best. Set in idyllic surroundings this spacious and spotlessly clean cottage is close to perfection. The kitchen offers more than most, the beds are comfortable with good quality linen and there is plenty of firewood for the fire. When we arrived an...

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Hi, Thank you for taking your time to leave this in depth review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Jenny's Croft and are thrilled that you were able to get out and about in the surrounding area and enjoy the delights of our local country pubs as well as the famous handmade toffee & fudge...


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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Lovely well equipped cottage. Everything was there that we needed. Generous welcome pack provided. Weather was kind to us. Plenty of walks about. Went to Long Meg and saw the Druids' Circle.

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Hi, Thank you for writing this review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Jenny's Croft and were able to get out and about in the local area. Thank you for your comments they are appreciated by us and are useful for future guests thinking of staying at Jenny's Croft. Kind regards, Christine, Charlie & Jilly


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Julie K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

If you are looking for a comfortable, peaceful, clean, well equipped and beautiful place to stay, perfectly positioned to explore the lakes and Northumbria then look no further!!! My husband and I had a fabulous break here. Roaring log burner, comfortable bed, really spacious and interestingly laid out and all the mod cons. Apparently dogs are welcome in this cottage,...

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Hi thank you so much for taking the time to provide a Trip Advisor review following your stay at Jenny's Croft. it is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we have passed your compliments to Jilly's hard working housekeeping team. We have a sustainable plantation sourced teak garden table and chairs on the sandstone terrace at Jenny's...


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighbourhood
The Grade II listed Cumbrian long house and sandstone barns date back to the 1600s. These 5* cottages properties retain many of their original features including old ship timber oak beams, oak mullion windows, flagged stone floors, open fires and stone staircases. The hamlet of Glassonby is miles from Ullswater, one of England’s most beautiful lakes, where there are steam cruises from Pooley Bridge to Glenridding, fabulous hikes up Helvellyn, chances to walk and paddle in the National Trust Aira Force Waterfall, pony treks from Rookin House Farm and canoes and sailboats available to hire from the Glenridding Sailing Centre. When done playing in the Lake District National Park, visitors can enjoy a leisurely meal on the shoreline of Lake Ullswater at the Michelin starred Sharrow Bay, a Mi... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 88.0 km
Railway: Penrith: 16.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 118.0 km
Directions to Jenny's Croft, CA10 1DU from the M6 Motorway.

Leave the M6 Motorway at J40 sign posted Penrith

At the roundabout take the A66 exit heading East towards Appleby/Scotch Corner

After 0.9 miles at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A686 sign posted Alston

After approx 5 miles you will reach the metal bridge, over the bridge is the village of Langwathby turn left onto Salkeld Rd

Continue on Salkeld Road for approx 5 miles towards the village of Glassonby

When you enter the village of Glassonby turn right after the children's playground and as the road bears right you will find Jenny's Croft elevated on the right
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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