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“Amazing wedding weekend”

Review of Blencowe Hall

Blencowe Hall is a 5* rated, Grade I listed castellated manor house with 12 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms
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Blencowe Hall is a 5* rated, Grade I listed castellated manor house with 12 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms
Blencowe Hall is within the private family owned Rowley Estates
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Blencowe Hall is a 5* rated, Grade I listed castellated manor house with 12 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms
Blencowe Hall is within the private family owned Rowley Estates
The gate leading to the main central range door which opens into the oak panelled entrance hall
The yew lined sandstone walled formal gardens at Blencowe Hall planted with shrub roses
The patio area leading to the gardens, yew hedges, climbing roses, sandstone, terraces
The formal Central Gardens at Blencowe Hall - yew hedges, climbing roses, sandstone terraces
Blencowe Hall's South Tower showing the formal stone lined rill in the foreground of the gardens
The South Tower Dining Room opens out to the sandstone terraces via the original rent in the wall
Lady Jane Grey's sister married Henry de Blencowe and Lady Jane's motto is inscribed above the door
The South Tower Dining Room with French doors opening onto the sandstone terrace and the gardens
The Dining Room at Blencowe Hall, seating for guests
A view from the patio in to The South Tower formal Dining Room
The breakfasting kitchen with Aga, two dishwashers, two fridges, washing machine and tumble dryer
A view of the 4 oven Aga, next to this is a stainless gas hob and a full size electric oven
Blencowe Hall's breakfasting kitchen also has two Bosch dishwashers, two sinks and a Bosch WM & TD
The Kitchen has two handmade solid oak tables and a children's play area built up into the inglenook
A full size billiards table and equipment is provided for guest use
The Billiards Room looking towards the four foot thick masonry walls leading to the North Tower
The Billiards Room on the ground floor of Blencowe Hall with an antique table
The first floor Solar Reception room occupies the entire North Tower
The Solar reception room was the original retiring room for the ladies of Blencowe Hall
The Solar Room has two massive stone fireplaces inset with two cast iron fires, one gas and one wood
The first floor Solar Room has two cast iron fires and is one of 4 rooms licenced for civil weddings
The first floor Solar Room licenced for civil weddings
The Solar Room at Blencowe Hall decorated for the holidays. Tree provided for guests from our farm
The massive South Tower Master bedroom ensuite with a private Dressing Room, balcony and bathroom
The window in the South Tower Master Bedroom dressing room overlooking the orchard field
Another view of the South Master Bedroom suite which occupies the Tower's entire top floor
Cromwell's Folly and the South Tower Master Bedroom both have private Juliette balconies
Every window in Grade I listed Blencowe Hall has been preserved and protected in the shape found
A quiet place for a read and relax in the bedrooms of Blencowe Hall
A king size bed in the West Range Cumberland Room which is ensuite with a cast iron bath
The West Range Master with an antique six foot super king bed
A view of the glass divided raised ensuite bathroom and ensuite in the West Range Master Bedroom
The Greystoke Room in the West Range with antique 3 foot beds is ensuite with a cast iron bath
The North Tower Master Bedroom with an antique five foot four poster bed and ensuite bath & shower
The Lady Jane Grey Room at the top of the North Tower, ensuite with beds that can be singles or 6ft
The ground floor Garden Bedroom with a double bed & private access to the North Tower walled garden
The walk in ensuite wet room of the ground floor Garden Room with a shower and glass screen
The Petteril Room (6ft) overlooks the formal Central Range gardens and has a massive stone fireplace
The Norfolk Room with beds that can be arranged as a king size bed or two single beds
The ensuite Henry de Blencowe Bedroom
The Henry de Blencowe Bedroom ensuite bathroom
Blencowe Hall in the summer sunshine
A view of Blencowe Hall in the morning sunlight
A side view of Blencowe Hall showing the arched entrance to the cobbled central courtyard
Blencowe Hall lit at night. The coloured lights can be lit or not depending on guest preference
An aerial view of Blencowe Hall and its surrounding gardens
Blencowe Hall is a 5* Grade I listed castellated manor house with 12 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms
Blencowe Hall at dusk
Blencowe Hall in the wintertime
Christmas wreath on the door at Blencowe Hall
An aerial view of Blencowe Hall
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12 Bedrooms, 11 Bathrooms, Sleeps 24
Howtown, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Jordan010...
1 review
“Amazing wedding weekend”
Reviewed 13 August 2019 for a stay in August 2019

Thank you so so much to everyone at blencowe hall for such an amazing wedding weekend you did myself, Paul and our guests proud. Also a huge thank you to Lynn Hilditch and team for their utterly fabulous catering!! The weekend went flawlessly and could not have been done with your help.

Thanks again,
Jordan

Date of stay: August 2019
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Management Response
27 Aug 2019
Hi
Thanks for your lovely message. It is so great to hear that you all had a fabulous wedding weekend and we will pass your comments on to Lynn. We hope we can welcome you back to The Rowley Estates for another stay in the future. Best Regards Christine, Charlie and Jilly
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Lucy C
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wedding weekend of dreams”
Reviewed 31 July 2019 for a stay in July 2019

Every single thing about this booking was fantastic. The correspondance and support in having our wedding at blencow hall was amazing. A huge thank you to Christine and the team, they really are the best. The 3 cottages were impecable too... it was an absolute wedding of dreams for me and my now husband and we hope to return to stay at the hall sometime in the future. It was the perfect setting and made all of our wedding dreams come true. Thank you Rowley Estates xx

Date of stay: July 2019
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Management Response
1 Aug 2019
Hi
Thanks for your lovely message. It's so great to hear that your wedding weekend was such a success. We would be delighted to welcome you back to The Rowley Estates for a return visit in the future. Best Regards Christine, Charlie and Jilly
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Zoe S
1 review
“Wedding stay at Blencowe Hall”
Reviewed 6 June 2019 for a stay in May 2019

We have not long returned from our visit to Blencowe for our wedding..amazing!Christine, Gillian and Joanne were amazing from srart to finish! The stay was everything we wanted. Brilliant break away with everything on your door.

Date of stay: May 2019
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Management Response
7 Jun 2019
'Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful wedding weekend at Blencowe Hall and we would love to welcome you back in the future if your travels bring you back to the Lake District. Best wishes, Christine, Charlie and Jilly'
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xdansx
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“sisters hen do”
Reviewed 30 May 2019 for a stay in May 2019

this place is amazing.beds really comfy and whole place really clean.we loved the hen do we had here there was 24 of us who stayed and it was the best weekend ever... it's so peaceful set in beautiful surroundings.. defo be back xx

Date of stay: May 2019
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Management Response
2 Jun 2019
Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review after your stay at Blencowe Hall. It is lovely to get such positive feedback and we are delighted you all had a great weekend and would like to return!
We would be delighted to welcome you back again, please feel free to get back in touch the next time you are planning a trip to Cumbria and the Lake District again.
Best wishes, Christine, Charlie and Jilly.
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Parker201
1 review
“Blencowe hall”
Reviewed 29 May 2019 for a stay in May 2019

OUTSTANDING we went for my daughter in laws hen weekend from the moment we got there it was amazing beautiful bedrooms unbelievable comfort and the hens were great to thank you so much xx mother in law Lorna

Date of stay: May 2019
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Management Response
2 Jun 2019
Hi, thank you for leaving such a lovely review following on from your stay at Blencowe Hall. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your daughter in laws hen weekend.
We would be delighted to welcome you back again, please feel free to get back in touch the next time you are planning a trip to Cumbria and the Lake District again.
Best wishes, Christine, Charlie and Jilly.
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