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St Marks Stays - view of house from the firepit & BBQ area
St Marks Stays - dining room
St Marks Stays - main lounge
St Marks Stays - Green sitting room with log burning stove
St Marks Stays - self catering kitchen
St Marks Stays - Namaste bedroom set up as a double
St Marks Stays - Namaste bedroom as a twin
St Marks Stays - Namaste en suite
St Marks Stays - Studio for yoga, with space for 12 mats
Garden patio seating area
St Marks Stays - from the outside
St Marks Stays - the garden
St Marks Stays - hillside views from the patio
St Marks Stays - the dining room can seat up to 16
Main lounge with log burning stove
St Marks Stays - the Green sitting room, an extra space for a quiet moment
Studio as a meeting room
St Marks Stays - De Montfort double bedroom
De Montfort ensuite
St Marks Stays - Marrakech bedroom as a double
St Marks Stays - Marrakech bedroom as a twin
Marrakech ensuite
St Marks Stays - Mackintosh bedroom as a double
St Marks Stays - Mackintosh bedroom as a twin
St Marks Stays - Annapurna twin or double bedroom
St Marks Stays - Annapurna bedroom set up as a twin
St Marks Stays - Annapurna en suite
St Marks Stays - Monteverde bedroom as a double
St Marks Stays - Monteverde bedroom as a twin
St Marks Stays - Felucca double bedroom
St Marks Stays - shared bathroom for Felucca & Quito bedrooms
St Marks Stays - Studio for activities
St Marks Stays - garden patio, decking, lower lawn and view
Hillside views from the patio bar
St Marks Stays - enjoy morning yoga overlooking the spectacular view
St Marks Stays - dogs are welcome
St Marks Stays - relax with a book in the sun in a hammock in the garden
View from the patio
Electric Vehicle Charging Point
St Marks Stays - impressive holiday house sleeping 16
St Marks Stays - lovely gardens to explore
St Marks Stays - 3 storey house with plenty of space for a large group
St Marks Stays location
Walking Cautley Cragg
Sedbergh Book Town
Cautley Spout Waterfall
St Marks Stays - dining room
St Marks Stays - main lounge
St Marks Stays - Green sitting room with log burning stove
St Marks Stays - self catering kitchen

St Marks Stays, Cautley, Sedbergh, Cumbria

Sleeps 5 - 16 8 Bedrooms 16 Dining

Comfortable holiday house sleeping 16 for celebrations, yoga retreats or cycling breaks between the Lake District and Dales

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. St Marks Stays, Cautley, Sedbergh, Cumbria, sleeps 5 - 16 in 8 bedrooms.

Enjoy our unique, spacious house for up to 16 people in the stunning landscape of the Howgill Fells where you can self-cater for yourselves, or have Damian and Joanne help organise things for you as your hosts living at the end section of the house. (Check your spam if you don't hear from us.)

St Marks Stays is a pet friendly home from home, with 8 bedrooms. All rooms have gorgeous views of the surrounding countryside, 6 have ensuites with showers and 2 share a bathroom to freshen up in after days spent walking, cycling, climbing or your chosen activity in the stunning Howgill Fells, Yorkshire Dales or Lake District.

A grand hallway with sweeping staircase leads to the bedrooms. Our contemporary, fully equipped kitchen is perfect for your self-catering requirements, or suitable for chefs and caterers to come in and cook for you. There is a traditional Aga and a double electric oven and gas hob. There is also a fridge-freezer, microwave, dishwasher and access to the washing machine and drying facilities.

Our colourful dining space is perfect for dinner parties, seating up to 16 people, with large windows and patio doors offering views across the garden to the hillside beyond. Two separate lounges give plenty of relaxation space to chill out, or watch TV, with access to our DVD/Blu Ray and book collections. The games cabinet has everything from Pictionary to Pie Face and our CD collection is varied enough to suit most tastes. Bluetooth speaker also available. We also have a huge studio space available for creative workshops, business, or yoga and meditation retreats.

Or just sit back in our fabulous garden and enjoy the views from the comfort of St Marks Stays. We're right in the heart of the countryside so you can enjoy your chosen tipple and watch the sun go down over the beautiful Howgill Fells and stay warm in the evening around the fire pit or barbecue.

We will be around as live in hosts, but we have our private living area tucked away at the end section of the house along with our cocker spaniel. Don't worry though as we are very friendly and leave you in peace if you don't need us around. We are uniquely on hand though should you need us.


Dog Friendly

We love a furball so all well behaved dogs are welcome. The garden is great and adjacent access to the fells is perfect for walks.


There are no ground floor bedrooms. There is a large ground floor toilet, and generally the house is spacious and stairs wide and easy going.


WiFi access around the house. Mobile reception is generally restricted to EE, but you can use our landline for calls if needed.


Double AGA, gas hob, electric oven and microwave. There is also a fridge freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine and access to washing machine and dryer.

Dining Room

A fabulous dining room awaits seating up to 16 people with stunning views. Perfect for dinner parties and evenings spent playing games.

Sitting Room

There are two cosy lounges, both with TVs and one has an open fire.

TV and Music Facilities

2 TVs (one being a huge 61") both with DVD players. You have access to our DVD and CD collection or you can link to the Bluetooth speaker.

Games Room

Selection of card and board games with some suitable for children and some for adults.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating throughout and an open fire in one lounge.


6 bedrooms are ensuite and 2 share a private bathroom. 5 rooms can be either twin or double beds. 3 are double bed rooms.


All bed linen, towels and soap is provided as part of your stay.


6 ensuite bathrooms, all with showers and 1 has a bath with shower over. 1 more bathroom is shared between 2 bedrooms & has a bath with a shower over

Children's Facilities

No specific facilities apart from one travel cot.


Fabulous large garden with views of the fells. External seating areas, barbecue facilities, fire pit and the ever popular rope swing.


Parking for 9 cars on the drive and more if needed in the adjacent lay by. There is 1 EV charging point


There is no smoking within the house, but you are free to smoke outside.

Booking Information

There is a minimum stay of 2 nights. 25% deposit required at time of booking, with balance due three months prior to your stay. A £500 security deposit is required. Check in 3pm. Check out 10:30am. Please be aware the headline rates on here are a guide and do not reflect different seasonal rates; always check our web site for up to date rates.

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St Marks Stays

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Weekly Price
From £3126
2 Night Weekend
From £1561
3 Night Weekend
From £2030


Located on A683, diagonally opposite The Church of St Mark in Cautley. A 3 mile drive from Sedbergh, 10 minutes from Junction 37 of the M6 or 20 minutes from Brough on A66. In Yorkshire Dales.

  • Sedbergh is the nearest town, 3 miles away. 20 minutes drive from Kendal, Kirkby Lonsdale or Kirkby Stephen.
  • Nearest shops (Spar, greengrocer, butcher) are in Sedbergh 3 miles away. Sainsbury's, Asda and Tesco all deliver to the house and we can be in for your delivery ahead of your stay if arranged.
  • The Cross Keys Inn (Temperance Inn) is 1.5 miles away, and there are pubs and restaurants in Sedbergh 3 miles away. We can send a list.
  • Leeds Bradford 64 miles. Liverpool 95 miles. Carlisle 57 miles.
  • Oxenholme Mainline Station near Kendal, just 20 minutes drive away from St Marks Stays. Recommend to book a taxi and we can send numbers.
  • Nearest bus stop is in Sedbergh.

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