Accommodation Rates

Bed and Breakfast Tariff 2017 Daily Rate
Double or Twin Room (two people sharing) £95.00 per room
Single Room (Double room for single occupancy) £59.00
Triple Room (King plus single bed, 2 adults plus 1 child)£115.00 per room
Dove Cote Honeymoon Suite (two people sharing) £130.00 per apartment
Courtyard Apartment, ground floor bedrooms (two people sharing) £110.00 per apartment
Courtyard Apartment, ground floor bedrooms (three people sharing) £150.00 per apartment
Courtyard Apartment, ground floor bedrooms (four people sharing) £180.00 per apartment
accomodation

Daily Room Rates

Our daily rates are based on two people sharing one of our luxury double or twin ensuite rooms. All prices include our renowned Cumbrian farmhouse breakfast to set you up for the day.

evening meals

Evening Meals

Evening meals are available, but booking is essential - Please contact direct.

other information

Other Info

We are licensed to serve wine and drinks.

Telephone 01228 577219 or book on our online booking system.

Our Rooms

Breakfast Services

Set yourself up for the day

english breakfast

A traditional Cumbrian farmhouse breakfast of eggs, bacon, sausage, mushrooms, tomatoes, black pudding, haggis and fried soda scone.
Choose from a range of fruit juices, cereals, fresh fruit, porridge (served with local honey, cream and Drambuie) and home-baked bread served with local marmalade, preserves and traditionally-made butter.
Or try one of our specialities … Fried Egg Bread with a cream cheese and orange filling, ideal for vegetarians, or creamy scrambled egg with smoked salmon or haddock.

Dining Services

evening meal

Main Course

Evening meals are available, but booking is essential - Please contact direct.

We serve two courses – a main course plus a choice of delicious desserts tea or coffee and mints.

We source local specialities from Carlisle and Longtown Butchers including excellent local beef, traditionally-reared pork, fresh salmon, a choice of appetising chicken dishes and fresh vegetables in season.

What's in a meal?

A typical evening meal might be a leg of succulent local lamb, roasted with garlic and rosemary and served with thyme and onion sauce, gravy, herb roast and new potatoes, orange and honey diced carrots, puree of turnip and parsnip and sliced green beans.

This would be followed by a choice of home-made sweets such as sticky toffee pudding, chocolate torte and orange sauce, creme brulee, summer fruit meringue or our speciality bread and butter pudding tea or coffee and mints to finish.

Other Dining Info

We are happy to cater for vegetarians and other special dietary needs and pride ourselves on our reputation for really good food.

Evening meals are available by prior arrangement most evenings, except Sundays, at 7pm.

Please enquire at time of reserving your room. We are licensed to serve wines and drinks.

A few of our Guests’ Comments

“Wonderful afternoon tea in lovely surroundings. A perfect afternoon.....”


“Every part of the tea was beautifully presented and delicious, we all felt so spoiled.....”


“What a wonderful experience!.....”

“Where to begin? A massive thank you for the wonderful and truly special tea. There were just so many absolutely delicious treats to savour. Never before have I eaten scones that literally just melted in the mouth. Everything had so much flavour as well as being presented so beautifully......”

“Thank you very much for a lovely tea and relaxing afternoon......”


“Thank you for our delicious tea - we all thoroughly enjoyed the food and so much of it - so nicely served and presented in beautiful surroundings - will highly recommend......”





Our Location

How To Find Us

Location

Just north of Carlisle and within easy driving distance of both the M6 and M74, Bessiestown Farm is an ideal base for exploring the Lake District, the Borderlands and Southern Scotland and the Solway and Galloway coasts.

Carlisle, Keilder Water and the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site are all a short drive away and Gretna Green is close by for the romantics among our guests.

Add to this the idyllic surrounding countryside and birdlife, quiet lanes for cycling and tremendous choice of walking opportunities and Bessiestown Farm could be just the location you need for a holiday break.

We offer a farm trail of about 2 miles which takes you through our beautiful meadows, woodland and local lanes to see something of the scenery and wildlife that surrounds Bessiestown. There are also plenty of other walks, from family rambles to more strenuous hikes, and there are experts available if you prefer an accompanied walk with a knowledgeable local guide.

We have plenty of literature in the rooms and cottages to help you to find out more about the attractions of this area.?

Setting

You will find Bessiestown Farm in a magnificent rural setting in Catlowdy, a small hamlet midway between Gretna Green and Hadrian’s Wall, just north of Carlisle and within easy driving distance of both the M6 and M74.

If you are planning a holiday in this area or if you are on your way to or from Scotland, Bessiestown is ideally placed – convenient for the main routes but also set amidst idyllic countryside.

Bessiestown is only a short drive from Longtown and the M6/M74 motorways and the route is straightforward and well-signposted.

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