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Glassonby Old Hall

Glassonby Old Hall has amazing views over the Eden Valley and up into the Pennine Fells
1 of 22Glassonby Old Hall has amazing views over the Eden Valley and up into the Pennine Fells
Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Howtown, Lake District, Cumbria, England
5* rated by Visit England and Gold Award winner, 4 bedrooms & 3 bathroom luxury accommodation near the Lake District for up to 8 guests. Certified as 'Families Welcome' and 'Pets Welcome' by Visit England.

The recent renovation brings this Grade II listed traditional Cumbrian long house back into habitation for the first time since 1764 and retains its original features including old ship timber oak beams, oak mullion windows, flagged stone floors, open fires and stone staircases.

Though Hall Farm is no longer a working farm, its position on one of the higher hills in the Eden Valley gives it amazing views towards the Pennines and the rolling countryside that has seen this area in Cumbria declared one of the UK’s designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Glassonby Hall has a galleried dining room with massive...
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Listing #HL9269210
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 1 week ago

It was our second time at Glassonby for a family get together. The layout is super for giving everyone space, the large kitchen table is brilliantly sociable, and the kids loved the pool table. The welcome pack is an added bonus with lots of lovely...More

Thank Getaway32059895334
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We had a fantastic stay at Glassonby Old Hall. The property was really well equipped. Lots of wood for both fires, and everything you could need in the kitchen. I was really impressed with all the information provided - lots of options for dining out...More

Thank MichaelMaddern
christine939, VR Owner at Glassonby Old Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

''Hi, thank for leaving such a great review of Glassonby Old Hall. I am pleased that you were able to make use of the guest information folder and it sounds like you had a few really good trips and meals out. I am delighted that...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

The property has many things to keep you occupied and also great advice on local pubs, restaurants, walks, activities

Thank DJL1974
christine939, VR Owner at Glassonby Old Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Hi Thanks for your great review, we're pleased that you were kept occupied during your stay and that you found the advice helpful. Best Regards Christine, Charlie and Jilly

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • 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
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 King
    2 Queens
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10 Nov 2018 -
14 Dec 2018
3 nights
15 Dec 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
3 nights
22 Dec 2018 -
28 Dec 2018
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About the neighbourhood
The Grade II listed Cumbrian long house and sandstone barns date back to the 1600s. These 4* and 5* Gold Award winning 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 8 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.
Getting around
Glassonby Old Hall is located just a couple of miles off the A686 which is a beautifully scenic route from Penrith and crosses the River Eden. The road continues to climb the Hartside Pass to a height of 1904 ft, from where you will find magnificent views across the Eden Valley, Solway Firth and Scotland. The Settle to Carlisle railway runs through Langwathby which is only a short drive from Glassonby Old Hall. The railway has some of the most attractive scenery & is world famous for its Victorian architecture. Penrith train station is on the West Coast Main Line, the railway linking London to Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh & Glasgow. Glassonby & the nearby villages offer wonderful walks with beautiful scenery.
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How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 88.0 km
Railway: Penrith: 16.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 88.0 km
Directions to Glassonby Old Hall, 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 Glassonby Old Hall elevated on the right.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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