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Netherby Hall - Sir Walter Scott Apartment (Sleeps 4)

Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria, England
Centred around a 15th Century pele tower, the property has been developed over the centuries with later additions in the 18th and 19th Century. The Hall is built on the site of a Roman fort known as ” Castra Exploratorum ” and it is believed that some sections of the house have been built using some of the fort stones. The house stands in 36 acres of parklands with extensive lawns, a Victorian pleasure garden and a walled garden covering just over an acre.
Sir Walter Scott is a delightful 2 bedroom, self-catering apartment which is furnished to a very high standard.
The downstairs area is open plan with an impressive glass staircase going through the centre which also features original oak beams. It has a large seated area which has a log burner and also a 40 inch smart T.V. The dining kitchen area provides a table with seating for 6 and...
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Listing #HL9298021
About the Owner
Helen N
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2018
Interaction with guests
You will be made welcome by our housekeeper Jane on your arrival. Jane will show you to your apartment and go over the necessary information you will need but apart form that we will leave you pretty much alone to get on and enjoy your stay. The main house is occupied weekly by working staff and at weekends there is someone not far away to contact should you need to. All details are available in your welcome pack.
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

We stopped for 2 nights in the Sir Walter Scott apartment and couldn't fault it. The accommodation is to a really high standard, the master suite in particular is fabulous! There was a bottle of prosecco chilled for us on arrival which was a lovely...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Melsmyth
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We stopped here for a couple of nights to break up a journey back to London after a couple of weeks touring Scotland. We weren't disappointed. The Sir Walter Scott apartment is plush and exceeding well equipped, and the master suite must be the biggest...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 King
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  • Dog: €6 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Longtown is a busy small market town with a population of 2.5K. There are a few small shops, petrol station, hairdressers, newsagents, butcher's bakers and pubs.
For delicious food and drink, head to Pentonbridge Inn 3 miles north on Netherby Road. There you will find a superb country inn with log fires and a menu to suit a wide range of tastes.The border city of Carlise is 11 miles south with many shops, cafes, a museum and castle.
Gretna Green is 6 miles west. Hadrians Wall is around 15 miles away on the B6318 from Pentonbridge Inn taking you to Gilsland and Birdoswald. The largest Tibetan Monestry is 28 miles north through Langholm at Eskdalemuir. Well worth a visit.
You will find lots more info in your welcome pack.
Getting around
You would really need your own transport to easily get around the area. There is such a lot to explore. We are approx 40 minutes from the Lake District and minutes from the valleys of Dumfries & Galloway and the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders.
Longtown is 2 miles from Netherby with a good taxi service and the bus route linking Carlisle to Edinburgh and Dumfries. Information is available in each of our rooms.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 92.0 km
Railway: Carlisle: 14.0 km
From the south by road, take the M6 north and exit Jct 44 for the A7 north to Scotland. Travel for approx. 8 miles until you arrive in Longtown. Drive up the main street and you will find the Graham Arms pub on your right hand side, take the NEXT road on the right, named Netherby Road. Carry on this road for approx. 2 miles until you arrive at Netherby Hall on the left. You will see a newly renovated gatehouse called 'Middle Lodge' at the entrance. Carry on down the drive until you reach Netherby Hall.
From the north M74, you would carry on south to Gretna coming off at Jct 22. Take the B7076 road to Longtown. You will arrive at a T junction onto the A7. Take a right into Longtown and travel past the petrol station on your right, taking the next left onto Netherby Road. Carry on t...
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 28.0 km.
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