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Testimonials for Kirkbride Hall

A lovely cottage in a quiet village setting. Plentiful space for a family and a great rear garden to play in for the kids. A beautiful hamper was awaiting us on our arrival - which was consumed greatly over the week ! Thank you for the team for making it a lovely , relaxing and peaceful stay. Lovely walks all within reach and a bakery and pub nearby.

Mike 26/07/2022Google

Fantastic stay at Kirkbride Hall, booking, communication and instructions all excellent. Welcome basket when we arrived was amazing and everything was thought of to make our stay extremely relaxing and enjoyable. Definitely check out the village bakery and pub!, Would highly recommend staying at Kirkbride Hall 😊

Gary15/07/2022Google

We have just had a really brilliant few days at Kirkbride Hall, every aspect of it was fabulous. The welcome, the communication, the hamper, the facilities, the house, the garden, the beds, the attitude towards guests, all wonderful and we highly recommend Kirkbride Hall.

Jane15/07/2022Google

Just returned from a fabulous holiday at Kirkbride hall. Location is good, in a small village with a local bakery and public house, both with very good standard food. The property is at a very high standard with everything you would require for your stay being provided. The gardens are ideal for a dog and there's plenty of walks that are detailed in a folder within the property. I would highly recommend any of the properties that are part of the Rowley Estates without question after our time and service we received from our stay.

Michael31/07/2021Google

Great place to stay with many places just a short drive, property is well maintained and was very clean with a generous welcome basket . Recommend the Rowley Estates. Many great walks for all abilities and outdoor activities in the local area . Plenty of Historic things to see and some nice scenic view points Loads of places to eat within a short drive but the village has a very nice bakery that doubles as a shop and a pub with nice food and drink open Wednesday to Sunday.

Paul31/08/2021Google

We enjoyed our week in the spacious house and garden of Kirkbride Hall. Very comfortable accommodation in a quiet village that provides a good base for trips to the Lakes and easy access to the North Pennines.

Andrew31/08/2021Google

Our stay at Kirkbride hall was everything we had wished for and more. The cottage is beautiful and very well equipped. The management team could not have been more helpful in accommodating our needs and that of our 2 year grandson. Would definitely recommend. Look forward to our next visit

Val 31/08/2021Google

 

Beautiful house. Our stay was perfect.

April31/01/2022Google

Had a fantastic stay at Kirkbride Hall. The house and garden are wonderful. It just had a lovely feel as soon as we arrived. The only reason we aren’t giving 5 stars is that we have dogs and the weather was awful (didn’t spoil anything though) so the dogs were very muddy even just nipping in the garden. There are no doors downstairs and we found it stressful keeping the dogs from going Into the living room and dirtying the sofas etc. The living room could very easily have doors and we think it would really benefit both clients but also the owners as it would be easier to keep muddy dogs out 🐾 I would also like to say we had Lynn Hilditch come over and cooked a meal for us. She’s on the Rowley Estate website. She was fantastic and the experience really added to our stay.

Fiona31/03/2022Google

We had a fantastic stay at Kirkbride Hall. The accommodation is wonderful. Everything is very high quality, with thoughtful touches such as the welcome hamper and the useful folders with lots of helpful information. The hall is in a great location, close to both the Lake District and North Pennines, and with a local pub and cafe within walking distance.

Alan21/04/2022Google

This house is so lovely and the hosts are lovely too! The welcome hamper was amazing and the house was absolutely immaculate. Would definitely recommend!

Hollie08/12/2021Airbnb

Although we were only 7 miles from home, we could have been anywhere in the country. What a gem of a place Kirkbride Hall is. A stunning 5 🌟 property which caterers for your every need. I needn't have been worried about taking the little things, like tea towels and condiments as everything we needed, was provided. All we wanted was a restful weekend break with friends and to shut the world out for a few days, Kirkbride Hall was just the place to do this. I would highly recommend a stay in this beautiful property.

Mrsraff17113/03/2020Tripadvisor

This is one of the best cottages we have rented! Stunning location which is a short walk to bakery, cafe and pub. The area is great for walking and admiring stunning scenery and only a short drive to Lakes - so you get the access to the Lakes without the busy-ness that always puts us off visiting the Lake District! Cottage is spacious and everything you need is here. Linen is high quality, beds comfortable and the welcome basket was very generous! Furthermore , our booking, pre-stay info and planning was expertly and professionally handled by Christine who helped us brilliantly! We’ll be back for sure and will recommend to friends.

M25/10/2019Tripadvisor

This is a wonderful and comfortable house, so well appointed with every amenity one could need during a week's stay thought of and provided for. There's a great kitchen and dining table for meals in and we were lucky with sunshine to enjoy the garden. The bedrooms are very comfortable with lovely bathrooms. It is super clean and looks very newly refurbished. There is a wealth of local information in the house which was much appreciated, including details and maps for walks and drives and local restaurants and menus. The village is lovely with a great coffee shop and a pub. Penrith is nearby and it's an easy run down to the Lakes, with plenty to do around more local area also. Would love to come back here and hope to!

Celine I08/10/2019Tripadvisor

Absolutely perfect for 8 adults, one three year old and 3 dogs!! The house is outstanding – luxurious, clean and cosy. It was exactly what we needed! The standard of the accommodation is amazing, and the hamper om arrival was such a lovely surprise. The information about walks and eating out/shopping was fantastic too. No doubt we will be back again.

THANK YOU!!

Glasgow vet girls, partners, babies and dogs09/11/2018Visitor's Book

We rented Kirkbride Hall as overspill accommodation for a large family gathering in Melmerby and found it a wonderfully relaxing place. The house sleeps 8 in 4 spacious rooms, most en suite (we were only 5 as rest of the party were in the big Hall

The amenities were first class with fully equipped kitchen stocked with more than sufficient crockery cutlery and glassware for a full eight person stay.
spacious garden with outside space for barbecues an dining, plus plenty of room for the dog to run around.

we found the owners and their staff most helpful and Melmerby to be a lovely village with nice team rooms and a lovely Pub.
Would definitely return to stay here

martincolclough11/07/2017Tripadvisor

I booked this cottage for a trip with my sister and our 3 children (age 8 - 11). It was perfect. Everywhere was immaculate and clean. The welcome hamper was full of lovely goodies. The kitchen was very well big a spacious and had all the equipment you'd need. You could very easily fit two families in the cottage. The information pack was brilliant gave lots of relevant information about the local area. Thank you for a great stay we will be back.

Michelle W13/07/2017Tripadvisor

Ideally located for exploration of the lakes and the Dales. The house has everything required to make the stay as comfortable as possible so you probably only need to bring food (or arrange for shopping to be delivered from the local national supermarket).

There are many helpful tips in the documentation in the house that cover the majority of the lakes.

The people in the local community were welcoming and friendly and the local pub served great food with fine ales on offer.

DJL197409/08/2017Tripadvisor

My family and I stayed at Kirkbride Hall in the summer holidays and we had such an amazing time. The house is beautiful inside and out with a lovely open outlook onto the fells. Melmerby itself is a delightful village, a large village green with a gorgeous stream running through it and swings for the children. The local pub was superb. The Hall was immaculately clean and the owners have thought of everything down to the last detail. We received a welcome hamper upon arrival which was full of local produce and the information folders contained lots of local information for all the family. This really was a wonderful holiday and we would highly recommend Kirkbride Hall to anyone looking for a luxury holiday cottage. This was such a great find and we cannot wait to return!

MrsHJIW17/08/2017Tripadvisor

What a fantastic place to stay. The finish of all the rooms is great. Such good quality. The bed and bedding are so comfy. The kitchen is fully kitted out with every thing you could need. The village bakery is lovely and the pub does great meals and has log fires. The information in the hall is packed with walks and things to do. It's definitely one of the best places that we have ever stayed and hope to be back soon

Craig S13/09/2017Tripadvisor

The place was booked for a professional event (lab retreat). Both housing and service were excellent. Highly recommended.

Nathalie R13/09/2017Tripadvisor

This is my second visit back to Kirkbride (rented along side The Stag and Melmerby Hall). I rented the property to host a yoga retreat and on behalf of myself and guests I can say we were overwhelmed with the weekend. Luxury Accommodation, Beautiful Location, all round perfect venue and much appreciated help when we needed it from the owner/estate manager. Already booked another weekend here and have several more in the pipeline.

Jessica R10/01/2018Tripadvisor

We stayed at Kirkbride Hall in the tiny village of Melmerby outside of Penrith and close to the Lake District. I was absolutely blown away by this place, it sits adjacent to the most amazing little church, so it is so quiet and quaint. Its easy walking distance to the little village with quaint little shops and a close drive to Penrith if you need anything. The house itself was perfect and some really great touches (your dinner table turns into a billiard table, our kids just loved that!) the backyard is perfect and the bedrooms and kitchen and bathrooms are modern and impeccable. The quintessential country escape, it was great.

971rbennett14/06/2018Tripadvisor

Excellent location, high on comfort and quality. Great location as you can walk to a lovely cafe, grocery shop and pub. Wonderful cycling area on quiet roads and pretty villages. House itself has everything to make for a very comfortable and relaxing stay. The dogs were chilled too. Thank you for a comprehensive welcome hamper too. Thanks to the Rowley Estate team 

 

alyson k14/04/2017Tripadvisor

Everyone knows Penrith is amazing, and this is by far the best property I have experienced in the area. 

gtmatch 20/04/2017Tripadvisor

Modern, well equipped and well maintained property. Fully deserved of a 5 star rating. We hope to return at some point and would definitely recommended Kirkbride Hall to friends 

 

AlistairA06/05/2017Tripadvisor

We rented Kirkbride Hall as overspill accommodation for a large family gathering in Melmerby and found it a wonderfully relaxing place. The house sleeps 8 in 4 spacious rooms, most en suite (we were only 5 as rest of the party were in the big Hall The amenities were first class with fully equipped kitchen stocked with more than sufficient crockery cutlery and glassware for a full eight person stay. spacious garden with outside space for barbecues and dining, plus plenty of room for the dog to run around. we found the owners and their staff most helpful and Melmerby to be a lovely village with nice team rooms and a lovely Pub. Would definitely return to stay her. 

Martincolclough07/07/2017Tripadvisor

Amazing cottages which and everything we needed and more. I booked this cottage for a trip with my sister and our 3 children (age 8 - 11). It was perfect. Everywhere was immaculate and clean. The welcome hamper was full of lovely goodies. The kitchen was very well big a spacious and had all the equipment you'd need. You could very easily fit two families in the cottage. The information pack was brilliant gave lots of relevant information about the local area. Thank you for a great stay we will be back.

Michelle W27/08/2017Tripadvisor

The cottage was beautifully appointed. We enjoyed the snooker / dining table and the short walk to the pub and village bakery. :-) . It was easy to get the Lake District from here and we loved the local walks. 

Hardytraveller110/09/2017Tripadvisor

What a fantastic place to stay. The finish of all the rooms is great. Such good quality. The bed and bedding are so comfy. The kitchen is fully kitted out with every thing you could need. The village bakery is lovely and the pub does great meals and has log fires. The information in the hall is packed with walks and things to do. It's definitely one of the best places that we have ever stayed and hope to be back soon.

CraigS 27/09/2017Tripadvisor

The place was booked for a professional event (lab retreat). Both housing and service were excellent. Highly recommended.

Nathalie R30/09/2017Tripadvisor

This is my second visit back to Kirkbride (rented along side The Stag and Melmerby Hall). I rented the property to host a yoga retreat and on behalf of myself and guests I can say we were overwhelmed with the weekend. Luxury Accommodation, Beautiful Location, all round perfect venue and much appreciated help when we needed it from the owner/estate manager. Already booked another weekend here and have several more in the pipeline. 

 

Jessica R 28/02/2018Tripadvisor

We stayed at Kirkbride Hall in the tiny village of Melmerby outside of Penrith and close to the Lake District. I was absolutely blown away by this place, it sits adjacent to the most amazing little church, so it is so quiet and quaint. Its easy walking distance to the little village with quaint little shops and a close drive to Penrith if you need anything. The house itself was perfect and some really great touches (your dinner table turns into a billiard table, our kids just loved that!) the backyard is perfect and the bedrooms and kitchen and bathrooms are modern and impeccable. The quintessential country escape, it was great. 

971rbennett 25/06/2018Tripadvisor