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Glassonby Old Hall

Glassonby Hall has amazing views over the Eden Valley and up into the Pennine Fells
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Glassonby Hall has amazing views over the Eden Valley and up into the Pennine Fells
The rolling Pennines across the fields
Glassonby Hall's sandstone terrace - a great place to relax after exploring in the Lake District
The terrace offers wooden garden furniture to seat 8 and a Weber BBQ, charcoal provided.
Glassonby Old Hall has fabulous views over the Eden Valley and no night pollution!
Glassonby Hall in the spring fronted by daffodils
An example of one of the oak mullioned windows
Glassonby Hall's sandstone flagged and galleried Great Hall
The large wood burning fire of the Great Hall
The dining area within the Great Hall
The breakfasting Kitchen and four oven Aga with an American fridge freezer separate hob and oven
The Snug at Glassonby has a cast iron log burning stove and traditional oak mullioned windows.
A cosy corner of the Snug showing an oak mullioned window
The ground floor Daleraven Bedroom has an adjoining wc and shower room
The first floor Addingham Bedroom has an antique five foot wooden carved bed and oak mullion windows
The Addingham bedroom
An original 18th Century oak mullioned window frame on display
The Salkeld Bedroom located on the first floor has two antique mahogony three foot beds
The first floor bathroom shared between the Addingham and Salkeld bedrooms
The Master Bedroom with a king size antique four poster bed and private entrance to the rear garden
Glassonby Old Hall Floor Plan - Access Statements available on our website The Rowley Estates
Glassonby Old Hall has a private front and rear garden.   The rear garden is gated and fenced.
The Eden River near Daleraven, a lovely public foot path which is walking distance from Glassonby
A view of the Eden Valley across the lane from the gardens of Glassonby Old Hall
A view of the beautiful Lake District scenery
There are many stone circles in the surrounding area, such as Castlerigg circle.
Cumbrian Fields in the early morning
Blea Tarn, a Site of Special Scientific Interest in the Lake District
Hikes are available everywhere, offering spectacular views and photo opportunities
Long Meg and her daughters, a nearby ancient stone circle
The bridge over the nearby River Eden
The steamer on Lake Ullswater is a great day out
Walks in the snow make visiting Glassonby in winter a great idea
Sailing on Lake Ullswater
Hutton in the Forest, a historic house in Cumbria
The beautiful gardens in Hutton
Cumbria in the spring
Levens Hall, a classic Elizabethan Mansion
Some local Herdwick sheep crossing a footbridge
Keswick Town centre
Boats can be rented for Sailing on Lake Ullswater
A view of the fields around Glassonby
Discover the market town of Penrith
Rheged, a Lake District attraction for family activities, shopping, cinema and exhibitions.
Aira Force owned by The National Trust ideal for walking
The Lady of the Lake - historic steamer on Ullswater
Steamer on Ullswater
Sunset over Ullswater
Map of Ullswater
Steamer on Ullswater leaving Howtown
Summit of Hallin Fell over looking Ullswater
Aerial view of Ullswater
Ullswater in Spring
Ullswater in the snow
Golfing in the local area
Lacy's Caves on the River Eden near Glassonby
Lacy's Caves
Lowther Castle & Gardens, Penrith
The Lost Castle - Adventure Playground at Lowther Castle
The Lost Castle - Adventure Playground at Lowther Castle
Penrith at Christmas
Red Squirrel - see if you can spot any in Glassonby
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
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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About the Manager
Christine and Charles Rowley
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an outstanding property in such a wonderful setting. Each & every room is beautifully appointed to a very high standard. Upon walking through the door it is clear that this is no ordinary property. Luxury, grandeur & quirkiness await - a sunken well in...More

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

Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review after your recent stay at Glassonby Old Hall. We are delighted that you enjoyed the luxury and quirkiness of the Hall and the beautiful bath products and locally produced welcome hamper. We...More

Reviewed April 22, 2018

We had a lovely week at Glassonby Old Hall. The house is spacious and comfortable, the kitchen well stocked and we had fun cooking on the Aga. There is also an electric cooker if you prefer to use this. We found the house to be...More

Thank Caz1662
christine939, VR Owner at Glassonby Old Hall, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave such a splendid review after your stay at Glassonby Old Hall. We are delighted to hear you found the Hall spacious and comfortable and had fun cooking with the Aga! Its great the Hall was cosy...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

I can't praise our stay at Glassonby Hall highly enough - the house itself is majestic. Spacious, warm and beautifully renovated, in keeping with its Grade II heritage status (this roaring open fires, an Aga, Egyptian cotton bed linen, cloud-like duvets - this place is...More

Thank Emma R
christine939, VR Owner at Glassonby Old Hall, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Hi Thanks for your lovely and comprehensive review. Your stay at Glassonby Old Hall sounds like great fun and you really made the most of the local area. We're pleased you found everything you needed in the kitchen and that you were cosy and comfortable....More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    3 Super Kings
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
29 May 2018 -
12 Jul 2018
3 nights
13 Jul 2018 -
30 Aug 2018
7 nights
31 Aug 2018 -
18 Oct 2018
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: C$525 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates are per night for Glassonby Old Hall which accommodates 8 guests in 4 bedrooms. Rates vary through the year. Please enquire for specific dates. Thank you.
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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. When done playing in the Lake District National Park, visitors can enjoy a leisurely meal on the shoreline of Lake Ullswater at the Micheli... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 88.0 km
Railway: Penrith: 16.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 118.0 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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