Kirkbride Hall

Luxury 5* rated Gold Award winning holiday let accommodation for up to 8 guests in four bedrooms located in the Eden Valley near the Lake District National Park.  Children and dog friendly.

Kirkbride Hall is a traditional stone clad terraced cottage located in walled cherry and apple orchards of Melmerby Hall and neighbours the quiet and scenic churchyard of the Grade II listed St John’s Church in Melmerby. The former orchard garden of Melmerby Hall is a beautiful and quiet setting for Kirkbride Hall and its adjoining cottages.  Kirkbride has open plan access and parking to the front, and a large enclosed patio and garden to the rear – the perfect sun trap on a warm summer day with lots of room for children and dogs to play safely.  Kirkbride Hall also has private gated access to the 20 acres of mixed woodland grounds of Melmerby Hall through a wrought iron gate set into the orchard wall.  The grounds of Melmerby Hall also include woodland paths, water meadow and a tributary to the River Eden.

Kirkbride Hall offers all the comforts of a traditional Cumbrian cottage including sandstone walls using stone sourced from within our estate, solid oak floors, antique furniture, and a large welcoming wood burning stove in the comfortable lounge.  Logs, kindling and fire lighters are provided for guest use.  The Dining Room is the setting for cosy family meals and gatherings as well as entertainment when the dining table converts into a billiards table with all accessories provided, great for some healthy competition!  The kitchen is well equipped with granite counters, solid oak cupboards, a Bosch American style fridge freezer, Bosch full size electric oven and hob, a microwave, a Bosch washing machine and tumble dryer.  There is a ground floor cloak room.  A charcoal Weber BBQ is provided for guest use together with complimentary locally sourced charcoal.

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  • Please feel free to contact Christine (, 07968 258 234)  regarding Kirkbride Hall or other properties within The Rowley Estates.
  • Kirkbride Hall may be booked directly through us as owners or through Rural Retreats.
* based on a three night stay in Mar/Apr at full occupancy (8). Total price of £849 to let Kirkbride Hall for three nights. Kirkbride Hall has a minimum 3 night rental period. Pricing per night is discounted for longer stays and for mid week visits. Information on minimum stays and seasonal visits can also be found in the FAQ section of our website.


Kirkbride Hall, Church Road, Melmerby, Cumbria, CA10 1HD