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Rosmerta Cottage

Rosmerta Cottage

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Self-catering with 1 unit £350-£450 pupw sleeps 4


Moresby Hall,
CA28 6PJ

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Moresby Hall,
CA28 6PJ


Situated adjacent to Moresby Hall a Grade I Listed building, Rosmerta cottage retains many original features. The interior is spacious and fully co-ordinated. The cottage is maintained by the owners of Moresby Hall, Jane and David Saxon and will sleep 4 adults in comfort. A folding bed can be provided for a child and a travel cot for infant (bring babies own bedding please). Please advise in advance if these are required. Free WiFi internet access.
Rosmerta cottage has 1 double, 1 twin * with en-suite bathroom, another bathroom, lounge and dining kitchen. £450 per week. Rosmerta cottage can also utilise an adjacent en suite bedroom included with massage power shower and sauna and then this becomes a 3 bed cottage at £675 to sleep up to 6. Please contact Jane to arrange

The twin beds in Rosmerta cottage can be linked to provide a king-size double - please advise not later than 7 days prior to arrival.

The cottage has a well-equipped kitchen to enable guests to self-cater, or we will gladly serve dinner to you in the cottage if you have small children. For a special meal, make a reservation in Moresby Hall's elegant fully licensed dining room.

Only guests staying in Rosmerta cottage have access to the walled gardens in Moresby Hall's grounds and Oak Orangerie. A beautiful place to relax with a book or watch the children play.

Well equipped with dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge freezer, microwave etc. Many kitchen extras such as cleaning materials, dishwasher tablets, refuse sacks, soap etc. Colour TV, video, freeview box, CD player in each lounge area. A complimentary selection of quality hotel style toiletries provided for guests' enjoyment. Colour TV in each bedroom. Fully inclusive price, each weekly booking receives a free pack of basic groceries, wine, flowers and home-made cake, all gas/electric, towels and bed linen.
A travel cot, high chair & stair gate are available at no charge.
For weekly bookings each guest receives either one free English breakfast in Moresby Hall or a £5 discount off dinner in the evening during their stay.
You'll find a semi-rural setting by the coast just outside Whitehaven, a historic harbour town. This historic town has a stunning marina and much interest for all ages.
Convenient for North and West lakes, fells, cultural locations and tourist attractions. Variety of sports including a 3 golf courses and quarter of a mile from the C2C cycleway providing interest for all ages. There are many country fairs and places of interest to visit.
Other tourist attractions include the Rum Story, Muncaster castle & Owl Centre, The Rosehill Theatre, The Ravenglass miniature railway, beautiful coastal beaches and walks. Please see our website for a long Things To Do page and web site links.
Suitable for couples, families, business colleagues, sporting and themed groups.
We do not accept hen or stag parties.
Sorry no pets, but there is an excellent kennels locally for you to take your pet out each day, see our website for details.
Strictly non-smoking, guests may smoke in the grounds only.
Open Christmas and New Year.

One night stay available charged at B & B rate and includes breakfast in Moresby Hall. Three night breaks sometimes available throughout the year. Late Booking discounts updated on-line by owner.

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  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Cleaning serviceCleaning service
  • Single sex groups NOT acceptedSingle sex groups NOT accepted
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Breakfast availableBreakfast available
  • American Express acceptedAmerican Express accepted
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Euros acceptedEuros accepted
  • Cots availableCots available
  • RestaurantRestaurant
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Staff fluent in RussianStaff fluent in Russian
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • Washing machineWashing machine
  • GardenGarden
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • FishingFishing
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Travel agent bookingsTravel agent bookings
  • Baby listening serviceBaby listening service

Use of walled gardens in Moresby Hall. Ample private parking. Theatre, golf, swimming and Whitehaven harbour, The Beacon, The Rum Story all within 4 miles. Cycle path 0.25 mile. Muncaster castle, BNFL centre and keswick all a 30 minutes drive away. Children welcome from any age.



Plan route to Rosmerta Cottage using TransportDirect.infoPlan route using

Map reference: NX 984209  Lat: 54.57308 Long: -3.57316

From M6 jct 40, Penrith, follow A66 left, heading towards Keswick. Keep on A66 past the Keswick turn off, heading for Whitehaven, Workington and Cockermouth. Go past Lakeland sheep tourist centre and follow signs at roundabout as above. Turn left onto A5905 and you will see a Whitehaven 9 miles sign. Carry on the A595 road for approximately 6-7 miles passing through Lillyhall industrial estate, Distington. Go past the Howgate Inn, Brewers fayre, on left, ignore a turning for Low Moresby. Turn next right, signposted for Lowca/Parton, and Moresby Hall is just on the right. Drive through the main gates.
Whitehaven train station is 3 miles away, taxi is low cost.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)


  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room
    • YesOutdoor facilities
  • garden

  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath


  • YesSteps to the main entrance:
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSink taps have lever handles
  • YesSeating available in kitchen


  • YesService dogs not accepted:
  • for allergy sufferers

  • YesCall system with vibrating pads
  • YesCall system with flashing lights
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)


    Family with Older Children Mrs M Norris
    Barton Under Needwood, United Kingdom
    26 June 2013
    Rated as 5 out of 5

    “excellent stay beautifull surroundings”

    staff extremley helpful ,very clean, cottage very good space & value for money, location very good for both coast & western lakes.

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