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Drawing Room (seats 18)
Drawing Room with grand piano
Dining Room (seats up to 18)
Dog friendly garden
Morland House private garden
Games Room
Family Kitchen
General's Room, double bed
Landing Library
Back Hall
Canon's Room (3 singles)
Back Landing
Front lawns of Morland House
Walled garden
Victorian wooden bridge crossing to Quarry garden
Gerv's bridge to Orchards
Rocking horse on the front stairs
Drawing Room (seats 18)
Drawing Room with grand piano
Dining Room (seats up to 18)

Morland House, Morland, Penrith, Cumbria

Sleeps 6 - 19 9 Bedrooms 18 Dining

Large manor house sleeping 19 in 4 acres of Victorian walled garden near Penrith for family celebrations

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Morland House, Morland, Penrith, Cumbria, sleeps 6 - 19 in 9 bedrooms.

Whether celebrating in style or simply spending quality time together, historic Morland House is the perfect place for a memorable holiday, providing comfortable accommodation for large groups of family and friends with plenty of space for everyone. Owned by the Markham family since 1828, the house is steeped in history. As soon as you enter the oak-panelled front hall you will be swept back into a former age. The large south-facing double-ended drawing room has a grand piano for the musically minded and seats 18. The dining room can seat the same number at two tables. With the log fires blazing and the family portraits looking down in the candelight, you have a splendid setting for a special and memorable family occasion. A special caterers kitchen allows the cooks to make and serve formal meals without disturbing the family kitchen. Dog friendly (up to 3).

The gardens are a very special feature, with four acres of lawns, kitchen garden, rose garden and herbaceous borders. Steps lead down to the stream and a children's wonderland with beckside walks, waterfalls and secret Victorian quarry garden complete with grotto. After a game of croquet, children of all ages will love 'through the green beize door' with the fully equipped modernised family kitchen seating 12 and a games room equipped with seven foot pool table, large TV and board games. There is a snug, a small office and separate utility room.  Excellent WiFi throughout the house plus smart central heating. Comfy new beds and 6 bathrooms.

Morland House is in the attractive rural village of Morland in Cumbria's rolling Eden Valley on the edge of both the Lakes and Dales National Parks with all its walking, climbing and adventure opportunities. The nearest lake, Ullswater, is 10 miles (20 minutes) away. There are signposted country walks from the door, and the house is on National Cycle Route 71. Fishing, by permit, on the nearby River Eden.

Morland House is a member of the Historic Houses Association and the gardens are open to members and the public from 10am-5pm.  However, they are never crowded. Plant Stall. Guests also have their own south-facing private garden with summerhouse, chairs and tables and BBQ.


Dog Friendly

Dogs are permitted in kitchen, utility and snug only. Dog gate. Not allowed in rest of downstairs rooms or upstairs. Fee £25 per dog. Large garden.


Morland House has internal steps and we regret unsuitable for wheelchairs. Downstairs snug has sofa bed which can be used for infirm guests.


High specification free and unlimited superfast WiFi throughout. Landline. Mobile reception in garden but free WhatsApp calling in the house. Office.


Modern kitchen with twin ovens and hobs, a larder fridge, and dishwasher. Utility has 2nd dishwasher, 2nd fridge, freezer, washing machine and dryer.

Dining Room

Dark oak and open fire makes the dining room great for candlelit special occasion dinners. Large mahogany table seats 14 plus 6 at the window table.

Sitting Room

Large s-facing elegant drawing room seats 18. Bechstein grand piano. Oak panelling, antiques and family portraits give Victorian style to your party.

TV and Music Facilities

Large flat screen Freeview TVs in Games Room and Snug both with DVD players. Compact HiFi in Games Room takes CDs.

Games Room

7 foot American pool table. Table tennis board goes on top. Darts. Wide selection of board games and jigsaws. Large flatscreen TV. CD player.

Heating and Open Fires

Full oil-fired central heating system with smart controls creates warm house. Wood burner in Inner Hall. Open fires in Drawing Room and Dining Room.


1: Superking 2: KIng 3: Twin ensuite 4: Double ensuite 5: Superking ensuite 6: Bunks plus cot, 7: King 8: Double 9: Triple. Space for a travel cot.


All linen and towels included. All guests have two pillows and two towels.


6 bathrooms: en suites with Bedrooms 3,4 and 5; 1 bathroom shared by Bedrooms 1 & 2; 2 bath/shower rooms shared by Bedrooms 7,8,9. Downstairs loo.

Children's Facilities

2 high chairs, 2 cots (1 travel). Single beds in Rms 3, 5 (bunks), 9 (three). Games Room with TV. 4-acre gdn is an adventure paradise. Stair gate.


Exclusive use of private south-facing garden. BBQ, tables and chairs. plus 4 acre Victorian walled gardens with beck walks, waterfalls and grotto.

Swimming Pool

Not on premises but indoor pools at Appleby (7mi) and Penrith (7 mi), and outdoor pools at Askham (4 mi) and Shap (6 mi). Paddling in the beck!


Parking up the drive, hidden from the road. Dedicated spaces for guests at the front of the house. Electric charging point at village hall.


Smoking is permitted in the garden but please dispose tidily of cigarette ends. No smoking inside the house.

Booking Information

Weekly lets (6 nights) from Friday pm to Thursday. Mon/Fri changeovers. Non-returnable deposit £500 for short stay and £750 for 6 nights to secure booking with signed Terms and Conditions.  Balance due one month before arrival. Online payment preferred. Regret no cards. £350 security bond returned in full if no damage. Xtra nts by arrangement. Dogs £25

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Morland House

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Weekly Price
From £3500
2 Night Weekend
From £2625
3 Night Weekend
From £2625
Midweek per night
From £584


Morland House is situated in a picturesque rural village in the heart of the idyllic Eden Valley which lies between the Lake District and the Pennines.  The house is set in four acres of renowned gardens, accessed up a private drive from the centre of Morland village. Easy access to M6, A66 and Mainline West Coast train station at Penrith.

  • Penrith with supermarkets and shops is 8 miles or 15 minutes. Penrith station is only 3 hours from Euston. Appleby and Shap 6 and 5 miles. Carlisle, Kendal, Keswick all less than 30.
  • Mill Yard Cafe sells basics. Supermarkets: Sainsburys, Asda, Tesco deliver to house. Post Office, doctors, vets and chemists in Penrith.
  • Mill Yard Cafe in Morland village square open 5 days for coffees, teas, lunches. Also home made pizzas on Friday nights and tapas on Saturday. Cook available for special dinners in the dining room.
  • Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds Bradford all around 110 miles. Newcastle 70 miles.
  • Penrith (8 miles) on London to Glasgow main line reached from Euston in 3 hours. Connections throughout UK. Appleby, 6 miles, on scenic Carlisle to Leeds line including Settle and Skipton.
  • No regular bus service from village but minibuses and taxis can be hired.

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