Both Oliver Cromwell and Henry VI visited the hall although it is reputed that Henry VI was refused entry and spent the night under the 1000 year old oak tree in front of the house known as 'The King's Oak'. Surrounded by 19 acres of natural parkland where children can play to their hearts' content and guests may wander and explore the natural habitats of abundant wildlife in the grounds. A short drive will bring you to wide sandy beaches the Eskdale miniature steam railway at Ravenglass and Muncaster Castle and Gardens which also house the unique International Owl Sanctuary. The Langdales are to the east accessed via the Hard Knott Pass and Wrynose Pass whilst Wasdale and Wastwater with their amazing views of Great Gable and Scafell Pike are 5 miles away. Ideally situated at the heart of the western Lake District many lakes are within easy reach such as Ennerdale Water Crummock Water and Buttermere whether to stroll along the banks and watch the reflection of the drifting clouds in the Lakes or expend some energy climbing the rugged hills to admire the stunning views from the top the choices are endless. The historic port and marina of Whitehaven which hosts the Tall Ships Race every two years is 14 miles with shops restaurants museums and many holiday activities. Shop pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Payment Types Accepted:
Iron And Board In Each Room, Wake Up Call Available, Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas, Bar