Key Facts

General Information

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • Sleeps 24 guests
  • 12 bedrooms | 11 bathrooms
  • One family bathroom

Bedrooms Sleeps Beds Features
Adam de Blencowe 2 Double / Twin* En-suite
Garden Room 2 Double En-suite
West Range Master 2 Double En-suite
Greystoke Room 2 Twin En-suite
Cumberland Room 2 Double En-suite
Cromwell's Folly 2 Double Private bathroom
Petrill Room 2 Double
Norfolk Room 2 Double / Twin*
Henry de Blencowe 2 Double En-suite
North Tower Master 2 Double En-suite
Lady Jane Grey Room 2 Twin En-suite
South Tower Master 2 Double En-suite

Cooking and Dining

  • Dining Tables comfortably seat 24 guests
  • Breakfast Table in the Kitchen seats 24 guests on two tables
  • Four oven Aga, electric hob and separate oven and microwave
  • Weber BBQ
  • Eat out at the Boot and Shoe pub

Children Welcome

  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

Where We Are

  • The nearest large village is Greystoke, just over a mile away
  • Ullswater is 7 miles away
  • The nearest train station is Penrith, a 13 minute drive
  • The nearest airport is Carlisle, a 37 minute drive
  • Taxis available
  • Plenty of parking available

Things To Do

Things to Do Inside

  • Games room with snooker table
  • TVs in Solar and Snug rooms
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • iPod dock
  • Wi-Fi

  • Large conference room for events or dinners

Things to Do Outside

  • Extensive gardens and great walks nearby
  • Terrace Garden
  • Courtyard Garden


  • Sail, canoe and kayak at Glenridding Sailing Centre, Ullswater
  • Country pursuits available including clay pigeon shooting nearby
  • Quad biking at Rookin House
  • Horse riding at Park Foot
  • Cycle hire for the Coast 2 Coast route, cycles can be dropped at Birkmere Barn and its cottages
  • Pampering and beauty treatments at the house

Top Things to Do for Children

  • Picnic at Ullswater Lake
  • Crafty Monkeys pottery and crafts studio
  • Pony trekking
  • Woodland trail cycling
  • Eden climbing centre

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

  • Covid-19 - Owner booking terms apply
  • Up to two well-behaved dogs allowed (£25 per dog)
  • Not suitable for stag parties
  • Hen parties welcome

Arrival and Departure

  • Check in day is flexible
  • Check in 4pm
  • Check out 10am

What’s Included

  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Essentials
  • Utilities

Birkmere Estate

Birkmere Hall Ground Floor

Birkmere Hall First Floor

Birkmere Hall Second Floor