Key Facts

General Information

PLEASE NOTE: availability and prices shown in Availability are for Birkmere Barn and Johnby Cottage only, sleeping 14 guests. Please enquire for an accurate quote for your party and availability.

Hall & Cottages

The property consists of:

  • Birkmere Barn
  • Johnby Cottage
  • Fell Cottage

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • Birkmere Barn – Sleeps up to eight
  • Four bedrooms, three of which have an ensuite bathroom or shower room
  • One super kingsize bed, two kingsize, one of which is zip and link and can be set up as twins, and two twin beds
  • Johnby Cottage – Sleeps up to six
  • Three bedrooms, all with either an ensuite bathroom or shower room
  • Two super kingsize beds, one kingsize
  • Super kingsize beds are zip and link and can also be set up as twin beds
  • Fell Cottage – Sleeps up to six
  • Three bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms
  • One super kingize bed and two kingsize
  • Super kingsize bed is zip and link and can also be set up as twin beds

Cooking and Dining

  • Fantastic chef available for a special meal or throughout the weekend
  • Drop-off meals available
  • Four oven Aga, separate gas hob and electric cooker
  • Online deliveries

Where We Are

  • The Postcode is CA11 0DF
  • The nearest village is Greystoke, just over a mile away
  • The nearest train station is Penrith, a 13 minute drive
  • The nearest airport is Carlisle, a 36 minute drive
  • Taxis available
  • Plenty of parking available

Things To Do

Things to Do Inside

  • 42" TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • iPod dock
  • Wi-Fi

Things to Do Outside

  • Extensive gardens and great walks nearby


  • Sail, canoe and kayak at Glenridding Sailing Centre, Ullswater
  • Country pursuits available including clay pigeon shooting
  • Quad biking
  • Horse riding
  • Cycle hire for the Coast 2 Coast route
  • Pampering and beauty treatments at the house

Location & Booking

Payment Process

  • We take a one third deposit at the time of booking
  • The balance is due three months before the date booked

Cautionary Deposit

  • £1,000 refundable deposit

House Restrictions

  • Up to two well-behaved dogs welcome (£25 per dog)
  • Hen parties welcome
  • Not suitable for stag parties

Arrival and Departure

  • Week or Weekend bookings begin on Friday or Saturday
  • Check in is 4pm
  • Check out is 10am

What’s Included

  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Essentials
  • Utilities
  • Underfloor heating