Stag Cottage

Three ensuite  bedrooms luxury 5* rated holiday let cottage near The Lake District.  Children and dogs friendly.
Stag Cottage is a very peaceful self-contained 17th century sandstone holiday cottage in Cumbria set in the private grounds of Melmerby Hall. Though it adjoins Melmerby Hall, Stag Cottage has separate private front and rear gardens, parking and entrance way from the stable garden which are not overlooked by Melmerby Hall.
Stag Cottage’s  first floor Master Bedroom has a five foot antique oak bed, a spacious dressing room and an ensuite bathroom with a separate shower and a cast iron bath.   The Threlkeld Room on the first floor may either be arranged as a 6 foot bed or as two single beds depending on guest preference.  It has an ensuite bathroom with a cast iron bath. The Dacre Room on the ground floor may either be arranged as a 5′ king size bed or as two single beds depending on guest preference. It has an ensuite shower room.
Stag Cottage’s main reception rooms are oak and stone floored with comfortable antique furniture making it a great place to relax at the end of the day exploring the nearby Eden Valley and Lake District.  Stag Cottage is dog friendly and its private sandstone walled garden has a cast iron wicket garden gate providing a safe place for dogs and children to play.  There is a set of double doors from the breakfasting kitchen opening directly onto the garden area. More information regarding accessibility at Stag Cottage can be found in our access statement which is linked here

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  • Please feel free to contact Christine (, 07968 258 234) regarding Stag Cottage or other properties within The Rowley Estates.
  • Stag Cottage 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 (6). Total price of £1,091 to let Stag Cottage for seven nights. Stag Cottage has a minimum 3 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.


Stag Cottage, Melmerby Hall, Melmerby, Cumbria CA10 1HB