Bessiestown Country Guesthouse offer outstanding accommodation in Catlowdy near Penton. Our countryside retreat is nestled in the heart of the Border Reiver near Carlisle in Cumbria. Our award-winning bed and breakfast is set in a tranquil rural setting and is the perfect base to explore some of the most picturesque scenery in northern England.
Our elegantly furnished guest rooms have either a comfortable king size bed or twin beds, all with en suite bathrooms with a double shower or a bath with a shower over. Each guest room is fully equipped to offer a comfortable and relaxing stay with facilities such as a flat screen TV with a clock radio, fridge, fresh milk and chilled water, M&S complimentary toiletries, hairdryer and large fluffy towels. Looking for something grander? Why not stay in our Dove Cote suite which is set just across the courtyard from our guesthouse. It offers extra space and privacy and comes with a super king size bed, a spacious lounge area with a sofa, flat screen TV and fridge. A separate dressing room comes complete with a beautiful bathroom and corner spa bath. We also have a spacious courtyard apartment which comes with a ground floor double bedroom with an en suite wet room and a twin room with en suite bathroom and first floor lounge.
In the morning you will be served a traditional Cumbrian farmhouse breakfast of eggs, bacon, sausage, mushrooms, tomatoes, black pudding, haggis and fried soda scone. Alternatively, you can choose from a range of 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 why not try one of our specialities, fried egg bread with a cream cheese and orange filling, ideal for vegetarians.
We also offer an exceptional evening dining service using local produce and afternoon tea - please enquire at time of booking your room for more information.
Our bed and breakfast is ideally situated for miles of glorious and idyllic walks through beautiful meadows and woodlands. There are also plenty of other walks, from family rambles to more strenuous hikes. Bessiestown B&B is an ideal base for walking, cycling, golfing, fishing, bird watching and touring or just simply relaxing.
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Rates: Single rooms from £59 per night (double room for single occupancy).
Double rooms from £95 per night (based on two people sharing).
Apartments from £120 per night (based on two people sharing).
Children are welcome.
Sorry, no pets.
Wi-Fi internet access.
Disabled facilities - please enquire for details.
5 Star Gold Award Visit England.