Jenny’s Croft

4 guests, two ensuite bedrooms

Jenny’s Croft is located in the quiet hamlet of Glassonby situated in the middle of the Eden Valley.  Views over the rolling hills of the Eden Valley and the Pennines mountains are the main feature of Jenny’s Croft and its private entrance, gated courtyard garden equipped with sustainable plantation teak garden furniture, gravelled private parking area and outlook make the best of this.

The recent renovation of Jenny’s Croft has brought this traditional Cumbrian long house and barns back into habitation for the first time since 1764 and Jenny’s Croft retains its original features including stone walls, arched openings and terraced fields.

Jenny’s Croft has an open plan dining and reception room with a double sided cast iron log burning fire (complimentary logs, kindling and firelighters are provided).  There is a well equipped breakfasting kitchen with oak cupboards, granite counters, an American fridge freezer and a washing machine and tumble dryer.  Broadband wifi is provided as is complimentary locally sourced charcoal & equipment for the Weber BBQ.

Jenny’s Croft has been awarded 5* status by Visit England and is also a Pets Welcome and Families Welcome cottage which means we provide additional facilities, equipment and information for our guests travelling with their children and / or dogs.

Accessibility  – Access Statement for Jennys Croft

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  • Please feel free to contact Christine (, 07968 258 234) regarding Jenny’s Croft or other properties within The Rowley Estates.
  • Jenny’s Croft may be booked directly through us as owners or through Rural Retreats.
* based on a seven night stay in low season Jan - Feb at full occupancy (4). Total price of £975 to let Jenny's Croft Cottage for 7 nights. Jenny's Croft has a minimum 2 night rental period. Pricing per night is higher for shorter stays and for weekend breaks. Information on minimum stays and seasonal visits can also be found in the FAQ section of our website.


Jenny's Croft, Glassonby, Near Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1DU