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The house from The South
The dining Room
The Oak Room
The Games Room
The Study
The Entrance Hall
The Entrance Hall
The Sitting Room
Piano in the Oak room
The Dining Room
The Kitchen
The Scullery
Bathroom 5
The Rock Garden
Goldfish pond and fountain
The North East wing
The dining Room
The Oak Room
The Games Room
The Study

Glingerbank, Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria

Sleeps 6 - 30 15 Bedrooms 30 Dining

Impressive country house sleeping 30 with games room and hot tub, for celebrations and business groups near Longtown

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Glingerbank, Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria, sleeps 6 - 30 in 15 bedrooms.

This former Victorian rectory was enlarged in 1903 as a shooting lodge. Recently it has been completely refurbished and modernised.

The house is perfect for large parties of friends and family. There is masses of space and huge potential for wedding parties, with ceremonies at either the beautiful church of Kirkandrews-on-Esk nearby or at Gretna Green, the wedding capital of the UK. The property is also be suitable for business meetings, corporate bonding, exhibitions and conferences.

Approached by a 200m private drive, the house sits by itself in beautifully tended gardens with extensive lawns. Spring bulbs, rhododendrons, azaleas and the rock garden are the main attractions.

Downstairs the spacious hall leads into the pretty sitting room, the huge panelled oak room and the dining room. From the dining room there is a study and a well equipped kitchen. Through the kitchen is the games room which has a full size snooker table and table football. A table tennis table is also provided.

Upstairs the 15 bedrooms all have their own bathrooms and all except two have garden views. The standard format of the house is 8 superking doubles and 7 twins . The format can be changed for an extra charge. There is a Stiltz lift and step free access. An upstairs bathroom has been enhanced for the disabled and the ground floor suite has a proper disabled friendly bathroom with drive in shower, hand rails and disabled friendly loo.

The house is tastefully and thoughtfully decorated throughout with neutral colours and beautiful fabrics.

Outside is a hot tub, barbecue and garden furniture to seat 24 and 4 sunbeds. There is a tennis court at the owner's adjacent property.

The local area is attractive and, being only 5 miles from the M74 and M6, it is a great place from which to access the North of England and the South of Scotland. The Lake District is only 40 minutes away and there are plenty of local attractions should you wish to leave the comfort of the house.

Basic shops can be found in Longtown (3 miles) and most major supermarkets are present in Carlisle, only 10 miles away.



Fibre to the property superfast broadband with WiFi throughout the house. Cat6 sockets in all rooms. Mobile reception 4G usually available.

Disabled Facilities

Stliltz lift and step free access to all areas except attic. Downstairs disabled friendly suite.

Dog Friendly

Dogs are welcome so long as they are house-trained and well behaved.


Fully equipped kitchen with range electric cooker, microwave, 3 sinks, 2 larder fridges, 1 freezer, 2 dishwashers, washing machine and tumble dryer.

Dining Room

The large dining room is equipped with two dining tables with seating for 24. A smaller table is also available to increase capacity to 30.

Sitting Room

3 separate sitting rooms: Drawing room, seating 9 plus 5 on window seat, no TV. Oak room seating 17 plus 9 on window seats, TV. Study seating 6, TV.

TV and Music Facilities

TV and Home cinema system with surround sound in the Oak room, TV in the study, kitchen and games room. Portable Bose SoundTouch music system.

Games Room

Full sized snooker table, table football, table tennis. Croquet, badminton, boules, board games, jigsaws. Tennis at the owner's adjacent property.

Heating and Open Fires

Open fires in the Hall and Drawing Room. Oil fired central heating. The heating and water is on 24/7 for tenants.


15 bedrooms, zip and link to form kingsize (1) or superking size (10). Normal conformation is 8 double rooms and 7 twins. Changes incur extra charges.


Bed linen and towels all supplied. All beds made up for arrival. Bath sheet, bath towel, bath mats and hand towels in loos supplied.


All rooms have their own bathroom/shower room. 11 rooms en suite, the remaining three are adjacent or opposite to the rooms. 8 bathrooms have baths.

Children's Facilities

There are two travel cots and two high chairs. Baby sitting by arrangement.


Extensive lawns, borders and rock garden. Woodland walks. Barbecue, hot tub and garden furniture to seat 24.

Swimming Pool

There is an unheated outdoor swimming pool available from May to September.


There is plenty of space for parking on the drive, in the yard and on the back lawn.


No smoking is allowed in the house.

Booking Information

Change-over days are flexible.
Damage deposit of 250GBP payable at any time before your stay.
Larger damage deposits may be taken for Stag and Hen Parties and at the owners discretion.
VAT included in all prices.
£500.00 payable on booking. The balance is due 4 weeks prior to your stay.

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Please contact the owner for availability dates


One mile south of the Scottish Border and 9 miles from the M6, 5 miles from the M74. 65 miles from Newcastle airport. 11 miles from Carlisle railway station.

  • There is an hourly bus service to Carlisle and Edinburgh from the Lodge at the bottom of the drive.
  • Carlisle (11 miles) has a fast intercity service to London (3 hours 15 minutes). Glasgow and Edinburgh (1 hour). Also The Manchester Airport Express (2 hours).
  • Longtown 3 miles away provides most essential facilities: ATMs, butcher, baker, SPAR, newsagents, petrol station. Carlisle, 11 miles away, has most major supermarkets and a wide selection of shops.
  • Spar in Longtown, 3 miles away. Open 7 days a week, 8 until late.
  • The nearest restaurant is The Sportsman's restaurant at the Marchbank Hotel 1 mile away. Evening table licence only. Pubs in Longtown and Canonbie. Fine dining at The Penton Bridge Inn 9 miles away.
  • Newcastle is the nearest commercial airport (1 hour 15 minutes). Private pilots and charters can land at Carlisle.Glasgow, Edinburgh and Manchester airports are readily accessible using rail links.

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This venue is available for Business Groups

A large house in beautiful grounds - Glingerbank
Large dining room tables suitable for formal meetings or team talks

Business Groups

Large house with flexible accommodation suitable for business meetings and energising team building events. Catering can be arranged. Excellent location near Lake District and outdoor challenges.

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