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The Courtyard

(Ref. 1129281)

Kirklinton near Longtown, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely settings lovely accomodation lovely people hope to visit again thank you ..."

    Lovely settings lovely accomodation lovely people hope to visit again thank you for a great holiday Stew &Libby

    It was such a pleasure to have you. Thank you so much for your very kind Easter gift. We hope you have a fabulous Easter. Do come and see us again soon x Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Mar 2024

  • "Stunning property in a fabulous setting."

    I wished I had taken my art “stuff” with me it was so inspiring. It was super quiet too. The hosts were very warm and welcoming. They are happy to share their journey with this Grade II project - I was so impressed. The cottage was spacious and warm - everything high spec and everything you need provided for. It has touches of old with the modern - wonderful conversion - stunning. My only con would be it was approx 5 miles from a pub/ restaurant etc. Our labradoodle loved his morning walks down to the river straight out of the front door. We will definitely want to return next year if not sooner.

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Mar 2024

  • "We had a fantastic stay, thanks so much Jess for being a great host and responsive to our requests!"

    We found the property to be cosy yet spacious and beautifully decorated. The kitchen was well equipped and the beds very comfy. The grounds were lovely too, the girls loved walking down to the woods to play. We loved our stay, thank you!

    It was a pleasure to have you all stay Jenny. Inca is missing the fun with the girls. Thank you for your lovely review and we hope to see you all again. Best wishes Jess Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Feb 2024

  • "Immaculate Cottage, beautifully furnished, very comfortable and in a perfect location to just chill out or explore the area."

    The Hosts attention to detail and friendly welcome (including their young daughter and lovely dog) added to the enjoyment of our stay. We were sorry when we had to leave and will definitely be booking again in the very near future.

    Reviewed by Derrick5.0Jan 2024

  • "Such a warm and cosy stay!"

    The attention to detail was wonderful. The grounds are so quiet, it felt like we were the only ones there. The bed was unbelievably comfortable - I need to know what pillows are used! The bath was stunning. We had planned a few walks and meals out but we ended up mainly staying in as we were so relaxed. Will absolutely be back.

    Reviewed by Sara5.0Nov 2023

  • "A wonderful cosy and stylish home, with lovely luxury touches (gorgeous sheets, beautiful fire and delicious welcome treats!"

    ) Perfect place to unwind and ideal for a family with a toddler as no stairs to worry about, with stunning little walks on site. Thoroughly recommend this spot to unwind. Host was really responsive when we had a question about the heating! Thankyou!

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Nov 2023

  • "Everything perfect, what a gorgeous place."

    We stayed Monday to Friday in Oct/Nov 2023 and would love to return. Clean, well equipped and nothing was too much trouble for the vendors.

    It was such a pleasure to meet you both. The tea cosy has pride of place with the teapot. Please do come and visit us again soon. Jess and George xx Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had the best weekend at The Courtyard."

    Our place was very clean and very cosy. Everything we needed was provided and a beautiful welcome pack on arrival. The grounds were perfect for us to explore as a family. We had the best weekend away and will definitely be returning. Thank you!

    Thank you so much for your lovely review Emily. George and I are so happy you had such a lovely stay. You are welcome back any time. Jess & George Property Owner

    Reviewed by Emily5.0Oct 2023

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  • Single-storey, ground-floor accommodation
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request)
  • Bathroom with free-standing bath, handheld shower, walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Underfloor heating throughout
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, hairdryer, iron and ironing board
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking available
  • Access to the gardens and grounds surrounding Kirklinton Hall
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking / vaping
  • Shop 4.6 miles, pub 3.7 miles
  • Note: No washing machine/tumble dryer in property, but laundry services are available to guests upon request
  • Note: There is a step to the side exterior of the home

The property

Longtown 4.7 miles.

The Courtyard is a luxurious country retreat for up to four people, in the grounds of Kirklinton Hall - a beautiful, atmospheric, and partly ruined country house, dating back to the 17th century, all surrounded by 14 acres of formal gardens, woodland and meadows.

As you turn through the gates of Kirklinton Hall prepare to be transported to another world as the impressive remains of Kirklinton Hall come into full view. The Courtyard created from the Hall’s carriage house, combines many original features with everyday comforts, with stone floors and underfloor heating throughout.

Step indoors and be wowed by the open-plan living space, with exposed stonework, original beams and a woodburning stove.

The kitchen is fully equipped, with a large breakfast island, along with a dining table to gather around for relaxed evening meals.

Alternatively, sink into the luxurious sofas and either soak up the silence or catch a film on the smart TV.

Two beautifully appointed and spacious bedrooms are on offer, a king-size and a twin (zip/link), both complete with luxurious bed linens and plenty of storage, whilst a sleek and elegant bathroom invites you to indulge in a long soak or a refreshing shower.

Outside you will have access to formal gardens and woodland surrounding the property.

Relax in the total tranquillity of the gardens or take a woodland riverside walk, following the tumbling beck until it finally joins a curve of the River Lyne.

If you can tear yourself away, you are just a few miles from the Scottish border, and ideally situated for exploring Hadrian’s Wall, the Lake District and Northumberland National Parks, and the Scottish Borders.

For an unforgettable stay in a very special property book your next escape at The Courtyard.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1102745 and 1129282, together sleeping up to eight guests. Kirklinton Hall is also a wedding venue, but no weddings will take place when the cottages are booked for holiday breaks.

Kirklinton Hall & Gardens

Set within a beautiful rural location on the outskirts of Kirklinton, an ancient village in Cumbria, lie the stunning trio of properties offered at Kirklinton Hall. Featuring ample off-road parking, the properties provide well-appointed and contemporary living spaces, set in extensive gardens and serene woodland. This unique collection makes an ideal base for an extended family, a group of friends, or sharing couples looking for a relaxing and memorable break away from the rush of everyday life. A short car journey will bring you into the historic market towns of Brampton or Longtown. Both have small supermarkets, along with a number of excellent independent shops, with a wider range of shopping in nearby Carlisle. The area is well provided with pubs and restaurants if you prefer to forget cooking for a few days! The local area is rich in history having been a focal point for the ongoing skirmishes and battles between English and Scottish forces from pre-Roman times until the time of the formal union between the two countries in 1603. Hadrian’s Wall, just a few miles from Kirklinton, was built to keep out Scottish raiders during Roman times. Carlisle Castle was the principal fortress of England’s north-west border with Scotland for the 500 years leading up to the union of the two countries. Border reivers were raiders along the Anglo-Scottish border from the late 13th century to the early 17th century and most significant houses at that time had a fortified peel tower, both as a form of defence and to warn neighbouring properties of attack. The peel tower at Kirklinton Hall, with a single room at the top of a spiral staircase, is the oldest building on the site and can be viewed by arrangement with the owners. In addition to the historic sites of Hadrian’s Wall and Carlisle Castle, are the Lake District and Northumberland National Parks. Less well known and certainly worth exploring are the North Pennine AONB and Solway Coast AONB. For an unforgettable retreat in Cumbria, make sure you book a stay at the Kirklinton Hall & Gardens.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Gretna Green 7.7 miles; Carlisle 8.5 miles; Brampton 11 miles; Dumfries 27.5 miles

A delightful, well-stocked town in northern Cumbria that runs alongside the River Esk. Longtown is a fantastic base for a holiday as it comes in the centre of four Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, including Solway Coast AONB, the Northumberland National Park, North Pennines AONB and the Lake District National Park.The local area offers a pleasant range of shops, pubs and restaurants for you to choose from. There are some beautiful places nearby, offering even more places to go and things to do. Brampton and Carlisle are nearby with beautiful buildings. As Longtown is so close to Scotland, it would be rude not to visit Dumfries and Galloway. Edinburgh and Glasgow are just over an hours drive away.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas