Accommodation for over 100? No problem!
With stunning scenery as far as the eye can see and warm hospitality, there is always a reason to come and stay with us at Blaithwaite.
Set in 30 acres of beautiful Cumbrian countryside, Blaithwaite can accommodate 112 guests in 3 residential buildings: Main House, Stables & Ellrigg. We also have an approved camp site. During your visit to Blaithwaite why not explore our grounds and enjoy the stunning gardens, relax in the conservatory, make use of our games field or take a woodland walk?
Main House – superb accommodation for up to 40 guests.
Main House is awash with original features. Original ceiling roses, exquisite fireplaces and stained glass windows adorn the building, helping it achieve it’s Grade II listed status. Comfortable accommodation is provided for up to 40 people in comfortable single, double and family rooms. The bedrooms, all with wash hand basins, enjoy views down to the sprawling front lawn and rose garden or across the courtyard. The drawing room is suitable for meetings; small conferences; lectures ad gatherings, whilst the small lounge is comfortably furnished for those wishing to put their feet up or watch some T.V.
The two dining rooms and kitchen are well equipped for self-catering or catering can be provided. The main house has full central heating and is fully equipped with bathrooms & showers.
Stables – self contained venue for 20 guests across 8 rooms
Our converted Stables are an ideal self-contained venue for small groups or for use as overflow accommodation from either the Main House or Ellrigg buildings. Twenty people can be comfortably accommodated in 8 rooms, most of which are en-suite. Having undergone massive renovations in 2016 it now features a spacious lounge, a well equipped kitchen for self-catering groups (or catering can be provided), dining room and two of the ground floor bedrooms have been made wheelchair friendly. The Stables overlook the superb old Courtyard with access to the beautiful orchard, miniature golf and garden chess set.
Ellrigg – specialist youth and student group accommodation for 52 guests
This is our specialist youth and student accommodation with space for 52 people in two equal dorms each with a leaders’ room. Additional leaders and their families can be accommodated in the Main House or Stables buildings provided the rooms are available. The dorms have bunk beds with pillows but it is necessary for individuals to bring their own pillowcases and sleeping bags. Each dorm has its own separate showers/toilets with additional facilities adjacent to the foyer area.
There is a grand kitchen area with a large fridge and chest freezer and as in the other buildings all crockery, cutlery and kitchen utensils are provided for self-catering or catering can be provided. The combined dining /meeting room opens into a carpeted lounge with T.V. As in the Main House and Stables, Ellrigg has full central heating which makes it ideal for stays in all seasons!
Camping – prefer the great outdoors?
Our registered caravanning and camping site is an ideal venue with views stretching over the open countryside to the Solway Firth. But we don’t just provide you with a place to pitch your caravan or tent for the night! The outstanding facilities we offer our campers at Blaithwaite include: toilets; hot showers; hot water for dish washing, kitchen facilities including a fridge and freezer; a barbecue and bonfire area, fresh water and waste disposal points. Guests on the camp site are welcome to use all the general facilities and participate in all of the activities on offer at Blaithwaite, as well as roaming freely and exploring our grounds.