type: Guest House
city: Carlisle
address: Catlowdy, Longtown, Penton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 5QP
Phone No: 01228 577219

A multi-award-winning English country guest house, Bessietown Farm provides a unique and peaceful retreat in Cumbria, close to the Anglo-Scottish border. We are convenient for exploring Carlisle, the Lake District, Hadrians Wall, Kielder Water and Forest, the Solway Coast, Gretna Green and much more. Attentive hosts Margaret and Jackie are proudly accredited with an Enjoy England 5-Star Gold Award, Breakfast Award and a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Each guest room has king-sized or twin beds, a newly-refurbished en suite bathroom, digital television, clock radio, fridge with fresh milk and chilled water, M&S toiletries, hairdryer and fluffy towels. Our Dove Cote Suite, set across the courtyard, offers a super king-sized bed, a spacious lounge area with sofas, digital television, fridge, dressing room and a bathroom with corner spa bath. Our Courtyard Apartment offers a ground floor double bedroom with en suite wet room and a twin room with en suite bathroom; first floor lounge and unlimited access to the lounge/conservatory and dining room in the main guesthouse.

At breakfast, choose from a range of fruit juices, cereals, fruit, porridge with local honey, cream and Drambuie, plus home-baked bread served with local marmalade, preserves and traditionally-made butter. You can then enjoy a traditional Cumbrian farmhouse breakfast or one of our delicious specialities. Here at Bessietown, we can also provide traditional afternoon tea and evening meals.

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Facilities at Bessiestown Farm Country Guesthouse


En-Suite Bath


Disabled Access


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