Key Facts

General Information

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • Sleeps up to 24
  • 12 bedrooms
  • 9 en-suite, 2 family bathrooms
Bedrooms Sleeps Beds Features
Adam de Blencowe 2 Double or 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 or 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

Children Welcome

  • Toys, books and DVD’s for children
  • Travel cots available upon request - linen not provided
  • High chairs available upon request


  • 2 Ground floor bedrooms available
  • 2 Ground floor bathrooms
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor is not accessible for wheelchairs - Step access between ground floor areas
  • Step free access into property

Things to Do

Cooking and Dining

  • Dining table seats 24 guests comfortably
  • Breakfast table seats 24 across two tables in kitchen
  • Four oven Aga and separate electric oven
  • Five burner gas hob
  • American Style fridge freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave & toaster
  • Coal Weber BBQ - coal and BBQ equipment is provided - Please note, this is subject to availability in winter months


  • TV in Solar and Snug rooms
  • DVD Player
  • Games room with snooker table
  • Wi-Fi
  • i-Pod Dock
  • Log burners - logs provided


  • Hot Tub Hire is available - Please enquire for details
  • Extensive gardens and great walks nearby
  • Terrace and Courtyard Garden
  • Outside tables and chairs on terrace
  • Event space available for up to 50 guests for dining or celebrations - available at an additional fee by prior arrangement


  • Sail, canoe and kayak at Glenridding Sailing Centre
  • Country Pursuits available including Clay Pigeon Shooting nearby
  • Quad biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Cycle hire for the Coast 2 Coast route
  • Pampering and beauty treatments at the house

For Children

  • Picnic at Ullswater Lake
  • Crafty monkeys pottery and crafts
  • Pony Trekking
  • Woodland trail cycling
  • Eden climbing centre

About your Booking

House Restrictions

  • Hen parties welcome
  • Sorry, not suitable for stag parties
  • 2 dogs welcome at £25 per dog - pet policy in place
  • Sorry, no fireworks
  • Noise policy in place
  • Weddings welcome
  • Additional day guests permitted by pre-authorisation only
  • Please note, there are other cottages within the estate that may be let out separately, these do not share any facilities within the property

Where We Are

  • The nearest train station is Penrith
  • The nearest airport is Carlisle
  • Taxis available
  • Parking for 12 cars, additional parking is available
  • Cumbria | Lake District

Arrival and Departure

  • Check in 4pm
  • Check out at 10am

What’s Included

  • Welcome hamper
  • Linen, towels and essentials
  • Tea and coffee supplies for arrival
  • Use of washing machine & tumble dryer
  • Hairdryers in all bedrooms
  • Additional housekeeping available at additional fee

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

Birkmere Estate

Birkmere Hall Ground Floor

Birkmere Hall First Floor

Birkmere Hall Second Floor