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“Mr”

Review of Morland House

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21 reviews
Morland House (front)
Morland House (rear, showing guests' private garden)
Drawing Room
Drawing Room
Dining Room
Dining Room
Admiral's Room
General's Room
Archbishop's Room
Geographer's Room
Landing Library
Back Landing
Games Room
Back Hall
Kitchen
Wooden Bridge (in garden)
Engineer's Room
Explorer's Room
Canon's Room
Colonel's Room
Minna's Room
Front Stairs
Inner Hall
Outer Hall
Looking along the beck in the garden
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Manor House -
9 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 18
Penrith, Eden District, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Snowy4344
Auchtermuchty, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Mr”
Reviewed 27 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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A huge thank you to the Markham family and to Jane for all they did to make our family gathering for my wife's 50th birthday absolutely fantastic!

Jane's warm welcome on arrival and the hard work obviously put in to ensure a stay at Morland House is so comfortable and relaxing was much appreciated. The house is stunning inside and out and the history, furniture, ornaments and decoration are breathtaking; so interesting and full of character! Bedrooms are all quirky, individual and comfortable. The log burning fires in the Drawing Room and the Dining Room made for a fantastic atmosphere and our entire party enjoyed a celebration meal around the fabulous main dining table. The kitchens are so well equipped for large parties and the Games Room a focal point for the younger members of the party. The grounds are lovely and some of our party (not including me) 'enjoyed' a swim in the pool by the mill! We enjoyed croquet and also boules on the other lawn and ate lunch in the private garden - awesome! We also took a few of the circular walks from the house in the stunning surrounding countryside.

We leave with fabulous memories of a great weekend and thank you all at Morland House once again for making it possible. We hope to return in the future and would highly recommend it for special family celebrations.

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Nick V
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Excellent Stately home suitable for large parties”
Reviewed 22 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

A large group of us (18 adults) stayed in this beautiful accommodation for a weekend. The house itself is steeped in history and is decorated with many original paintings and artefacts. We enjoyed the spacious gardens, nearby river and the excellent cafe next door and reasonable pub opposite. Excellent facilities for cooking for large groups, a large dining hall, multiple bathrooms and a games room with pool table. We were able to use as a base to explore the surrounding areas.

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Sue G
Preston, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Best long weekend ever”
Reviewed 2 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016
1
person found this review helpful

This was for my Fiancé's 50th Birthday. What a fantastic time, this is an amazing house filled with history, with so many interesting items, the display cabinets full of wonderful things, items in cupboards you just didn't expect. Could have easily spent a week not a weekend, nobody in my party wanted to leave. On the Friday it was just my partner and I, we discovered all sorts of things and allocated the beautiful bedrooms for our guests, explored some of the gardens, and we spent a lovely evening with the fire lit in the drawing room. On the Saturday we had a fantastic meal in the dining room cooked by the Kites from Mill Yard Café (which was amazing), followed by lots of wine and a pub quiz in the drawing room. On the Sunday we all had a brilliant breakfast in the kitchen, explored the grounds and did a walk round the village up a hill and back through some woods (we got soaked) ordered a Chinese takeaway so we could all enjoy the dining room again, in the evening we played cards against humanity, a slightly outrageous card game. The house was filled with laughter the entire time, brilliant weekend had by us all, I'm sure we will be back, and we have all just been recommending it to everyone since, and are still talking about it now! We did intend to play croquet, on the beautiful croquet lawn just ran out of time.
Thank you so much to the Markham family for sharing such an amazing place.

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Liked best: The whole weekend, the amazing things in the house
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Robert C
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“Wonderful house and grounds ”
Reviewed 1 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

I recently organised a large reunion party for friends at Morland house and everything exceeded my expectations. The house is steeped in history and filled with curiosities, and the garden and grounds are beautiful and extremely well looked after. Everyone was blown away with the location and house and we were lucky to enjoy fantastic weather. For large groups who enjoy a bit of history and country life, this is a great place to visit.

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Lyn A
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“A brilliant trip back in time, an amazing adventure enjoyed by adults and children”
Reviewed 6 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016

What a superb house and home a step back in time, a truly magical place for adults and children alike.

Would love to return for another magical experience.

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Liked best: The house it's history the grounds and location
Liked least: Having to leave it.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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