Key Facts

General Information

PLEASE NOTE: availability and prices shown in Availability are for a group of 24 sleeping in the main house and Newcross Cottage. For a group of up to 32 there is an additional charge. Please enquire for an accurate quote for your party and availability.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms
  • Sleeps up to 32

Newcross Hall
  • Sleeps 18
  • 9 bedrooms | 9 en-suites, 1 shared bathroom
Bedrooms Sleeps Beds Features
King En-suite
Regency Room
King En-suite
Nursery Room
King / Twin* En-suite
Edwardian Room
King En-suite
Chinese Room
King En-suite
Victorian Suite
King En-suite
Jacobean Room
King/Twin* En-suite
Georgian Room
Twin En-suite
French Empire
King En-suite
* Zip-and-link bed

Newcross Cottage
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 bedrooms | 3 en-suites
  • One of the Doubles is zip-and-link, providing the option for a Twin
Bedrooms Sleeps Beds Features
Bedroom 1
Double En-suite
Bedroom 2
Double En-suite
Bedroom 3
Double En-suite

Kirkbride Hall
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 bedrooms | 2 en-suites
  • Two of the Doubles are zip-and-link, providing the option for Twins
Bedrooms Sleeps Beds Features
Bedroom 1
Double/Twin* En-suite
Bedroom 2
Double En-suite
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
* Zip-and-link bed

Cooking and Dining

  • Formal dining room seating 24 guests
  • Breakfast dining area adjoining kitchen
  • Four-oven AGA, gas hob and electric oven
  • Dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Two large American fridge/freezers
  • Microwave
  • Weber BBQ and equipment
  • 2-minute walk to award-winning bakery and village shop

Children Welcome

  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

Where We Are

  • The Postcode is CA10 1HB for Tortree, CA10 1DU for the Long House
  • In the village of Melmerby in the Eden Valley, close to the Lake District and North Pennines
  • The nearest train station is Penrith, a 20 minute drive
  • 12 miles to Ullswater
  • The nearest airport is Carlisle, a 50 minute drive
  • Taxis available
  • Plenty of parking available

Things to Do

Things to Do Inside

  • 42" TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • iPod dock
  • Wi-Fi
  • Games Room with Snooker Table

Things to Do Outside

  • Extensive walled garden
  • 20 acres of grounds and great walks nearby
  • Stunning walk up the Pennine Fells starting from the front door


  • 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

Top Things to Do for Children

  • Play snooker with your friends
  • Bring your wellies for the River Eden stream running through the grounds
  • Go kayaking at Ullswater Lake
  • Be creative at Crafty Monkeys pottery and crafts studio
  • Go Pony trekking
  • Cycle a woodland trail
  • Visit Eden climbing centre

About your 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

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

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

Newcross Hall - Ground Floor

Newcross Hall - First Floor

Newcross Hall - Second Floor