Sockbridge Mill Bed And Breakfast

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Sockbridge Mill Bed And Breakfast, Penrith

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Sockbridge Mill Bed & Breakfast provides stylish contemporary bed and breakfast accommodation in a converted 18th Century watermill surrounded by a large garden. We are in an idyllic riverside setting at the end of a bridle path outside the villages of Sockbridge and Tirril near Penrith. Bedrooms have original oak beams and doors and are tastefully furnished with original artworks.

We use locally sourced ingredients for breakfast where possible. Pets downstairs by arrangement only.

The rooms are tastefully furnished with original beams oak doors artworks and textiles. There are televisions and tea and coffee making facilities in the bedrooms and Wi-Fi throughout. Breakfasts are served in the large historic room where the mill wheels used to grind wheat from the Eden Valley.

We offer our guests artisan bread and serve home-made preserves and locally sourced produce as far as possible. Pets are welcome by arrangement only with a surcharge of ?5 per night. Please note that your dog will have to sleep in our dedicated pet accommodation downstairs not in the bedrooms.

This unique location on the banks of the River Eamont attracts a wide variety of wildlife. You may see herons kingfishers woodpeckers numerous moths butterflies frogs and other animals. You can go on pleasant walks along the river and in the nearby woods or to our local award winning pub The Queen's Head Tirril Rheged or the Alpaca Centre for a coffee and a bit of shopping.

Your hosts are both practising artists and will be happy to show you around their studios in the garden. We are located just outside the Lake District National Park 3 miles from Lake Ullswater and 4 miles from Penrith and Jct 40 on the M6. In Penrith you will find a range of facilities including a leisure centre with a climbing wall and swimming pool etc.

We are 4 miles from Pooley Bridge on Lake Ullswater where you can take a trip on the steamer and enjoy a range of outdoor activities: sailing climbing fellwalking canoeing. Within easy reach are a number of historic houses and gardens such as Dalemain, Hutton-in-the-Forest and the newly opened restoration project of Lowther Castle and gardens. We are happy to suggest tours and itineraries.

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Nearby Historic Attractions

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Penrith Travel and Heritage Information

Dalemain - 1.3 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Mayburgh Henge - 1.5 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

King Arthur's Round Table - 1.7 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Penrith Castle - 1.8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Brougham Hall - 1.9 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Penrith, St Andrew's Church - 2.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Clifton Hall - 2.2 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Dacre, St Andrews Church - 2.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Brougham Castle - 2.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Lowther Castle and Gardens - 2.7 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

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