The Hollies, built in 1856, was extensively & tastefully modernised in 2014 for the 21st century. We focused on creating a warm and relaxing atmosphere while keeping, adapting or re-instating many original Victorian features. The house is set well back from the road, with plenty of parking just outside.
Both of our bedrooms are on the first floor, up the sweeping Victorian staircase, and are traditionally furnished with the only fitted item being the headboard! They offer views of the surrounding hills and our 3 acres of gardens and woods, which you are free to explore.
If you require a ground floor room, our Lodge may be available for B&B, so please ring to enquire.
Electric cars may be charged by the conservatory, where we also have water & electric supplies for a self-contained caravan or Motor-home. (Sorry, no shower or toilet available.)
A stone built cycle store is available. Motor bikes can be securely left around the back of the house if prefered.
In setting up The Hollies we had a simple philosophy:- If it annoyed us somewhere else, we didn't do it!
Our Lodge is fully accessible for wheelchair users, as well as the fully able, with adjustable height sinks and worktop. Holly Lodge is a 4* Gold self-catering facility which can sleep 7 guests in 3 rooms – a flexible one downstairs, and a double and triple upstairs.
The main house and lodge may be booked together for retreats etc. Please contact us directly for this.
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One King-size Double &
One Twin/SuperKing Double room
En-suite facilities with power showers
WiFi internet access
HD TV (and scenic outdoor views!)
Hospitality tray and fresh milk
Full Westmorland Breakfast
One Dog per room welcome (no charge)
Boot Room (with shower for dogs)
The Hollies is in a Dark Sky Area
Wildlife haven with pond and wildflower meadow
Accessible ratings H2, V1
Here at The Hollies, we offer a delicious cooked breakfast full of locally sourced ingredients.
What’s in your Westmorland Breakfast?
- Cereals, Porridge and fruit juice to start
- Gloucester Old Spot Bacon, Kitridding Farm
- Cumberland, Westmorland, Pork, or Black Pudding Sausages from Local Farms
- Haggis slices, (we’re part Scottish!)
- Eggs, from local poultry
- Butter from Eden View Farm
- Tasty Tomatoes, Beans and Mushrooms
- Hash browns
- We also have vegetarian & gluten free options
- Fairtrade Tea, Coffee & Chocolate.
We request that you make your breakfast choices the evening before so we can have it hot and ready for you at your preferred time.
Breakfast in the main house for couples only staying in the Self-Catering Cottage is available at an additional charge. Access to the dining room is through an adjoining door, so you can keep your slippers on!
The Hollies has a 5 Star Hygiene rating.