Orton Hall is a 17th Century Manor House carefully converted into self-catering suites sharing a Great Hall and six acres of gardens and woodland.
The Royalist Suite on the ground floor is a period gem with a fully wood-panelled living room, impressive fireplace and a "secret door" through the bookcase. It “radiates character and style and the period decor creates a truly unique atmosphere not found in more contemporary surroundings” according to the Cumberland News. In the evening with the curtains drawn and the lighting dimmed, the room has a magical ambiance - perfect for a honeymoon, special occasion or relaxing away-from-it-all holiday retreat.
For relaxation, there is a widescreen TV, DVD/video player and CD player together with a comprehensive library of books, videos & DVDs. The communal Great Hall, with its grand fireplace, pool table & baby grand piano, provides a great space for entertaining and relaxing. Included in your stay is complimentary membership of the North Lakes Spa in Penrith for the duration of your holiday, which is about a 25 minute drive from Orton, where, if you are feeling energetic, you can take advantage of the indoor swimming pool and gymnasium or relax in the steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi. You can also book beauty treatments or massages in advance. It's a great place to end the day after a walk in the hills around Derwent Water or Ullswater.
The Royalist Suite can accommodate two in the bedroom in a king-size bed with space for a travel cot to sleep a baby or toddler. Two large folding camp beds are also available for extra adult guests in the living room. The separate bathroom has a bath with overhead shower.
Enjoy the views of the wide lawns, gardens and fountain from the dining table in the deep bay window. Satisfy your culinary creativity in the fully equipped kitchen with an electric cooker, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher and plenty of pots, pans and utensils. And if you don't feel like cooking, the local village pub is only 300 metres away and serves good country fayre. And many good restaurants are in easy reach of Orton Hall by car.
The Royalist Suite is a fully self-catering apartment but you will find a complimentary welcome pack including tea, coffee, sugar, milk & biscuits. The suite is also stocked with a basic supply of consumables including washing up liquid, hand wash, dishwasher tablets, kitchen roll, tinfoil, toilet rolls, salt & pepper & cooking oil.
The Royalist Suite offers restful, restorative calm for your short break in atmospheric surroundings in one of the most beautiful parts of the country. Situated at the head of the Lune Valley between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, it is the perfect base for exploring this stunning part of England by car, on foot on by bicycle.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester Airport 148 km, Nearest railway: Oxenholme 26 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Single Beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Shared garden|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Orton Hall is set in the lovely village of Orton within a triangle of some of the most beautiful countryside in England, formed by the Lake District & Yorkshire Dales National Parks and the Eden Valley, all of which can be reached in 20 minutes. Orton offers an ideal location for walkers & cyclists as well as those who like to visit the countryside by car.
Offering easy access for walking on the nearby Howgill fells, Orton is known for the interesting limestone pavements on Orton Scar. It is a picturesque village arranged around a central green area and criss-crossed with becks and streams, with a tea shop, post office/ general store and a pub as well as a small hand-made chocolate factory.