Lyth Valley 6 Bed Cumbrian Country House

Up to 12 guests

From £675per night


Since 2003, Lyth Valley Country House, nestled in the Lake District, has been a tranquil escape for 2–12 guests. Discover 6 bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, bar, BBQ, and a captivating balcony overlooking the valley below.

The Space

Nestled on the outskirts of Lyth village, at the heart of the Lake District, Lyth Valley Country House offers an enchanting escape. Since 2003, we’ve been welcoming guests to our two-acre haven, nestled amid breathtaking scenery, complete with a meandering river.

The country house caters to groups of 2 to 12 guests, assuring a tranquil retreat in the serene Lake District ambiance.

With six bedrooms, the country house serves as an ideal backdrop for family gatherings and weekend get-togethers. You’ll have unfettered access to a well-equipped kitchen, a spacious dining area, a bar, a barbecue spot, and an expansive balcony that presents sweeping vistas of the picturesque Lyth Valley.

Cots and sofa beds can be set up for some of the rooms, depending on preference or allocation.

The Rooms

The robin

Large triple rooms are located on the first floor and have an awesome view, large windows and a lot of space inside. There is a large double bed and two sofa beds, so suitable for a large family or group of friends to stay. As well as a well-dressed bedroom, this room also has a beautifully designed bathroom with a walk-in shower and a feature bath.

The Robin room is the ‘family room’ and is the largest room out of the nine available, a sofa bed can be set up in the Robin if needed. Please let us know prior to arrival if this sofa bed or a cot is required, and these shall be prepared in anticipation of your stay. The Duck is also a great choice for a family, as the room features a queen-size bed and a single bed.

The Owl

A great choice for a relaxing holiday for families with children or a group of friends. This huge triple room features one queen-size bed and 1 single bed. Also, there can be 3 single beds in a room for up to 3 people.

Two of the rooms can be twinned, these are the Owl and the Squirrel.

The duck

This room can be set up with Twin beds or a large double bed. The well-dressed room gives a feeling of homely comfort, perfect for relaxing after a day exploring the Lake District. The beautifully tiled bathroom boasts a large bath and walk in shower. The bathroom will be equipped with robes, towels and toiletries.

The Stag

A beautiful room that looks out over the Lyth Valley and the country house gardens. Featuring a comfortable double bed and tiled bathroom. The bathroom has a shower and features bath. The bathroom will be equipped with robes, towels and toiletries.

The Squirrel

A beautiful room that looks out over the Lyth Valley and the country house gardens. Featuring a comfortable double bed and tiled bathroom. The bathroom has a large walk-in shower. The bathroom will be equipped with robes, towels and toiletries.

The hare

A beautiful room that looks out over the Lyth Valley. Featuring a comfortable double bed. The room has been beautifully dressed, giving an elegant feel for a relaxing stay. The bathroom has a large walk-in shower and is equipped with robes, towels and toiletries.

Guest Access

WIFI is available throughout the house.

Pets are welcome; however, we ask that pets are only allowed in the lower level of the house, not the bedrooms. The lower level consists of the bar, the snug, the dining area, the balcony overlooking the valley, and the entry hall.

The six rooms found up the main staircase at the Lyth Valley are the Duck, Owl, Squirrel, Robin, Hare, and Stag.

Up to two cots can be provided at request, the Robin Room is our go-to ‘family room’ and most appropriate for a cot set up due to the floorspace. There are also highchairs available.

Linens, and towels for all guests, are provided along with tea, coffee and soaps in each room. The check-in time at Lyth Valley Country House is between 3 PM and 5 PM. If you plan to arrive after 5 PM, please make prior arrangements, as our reception is not staffed during those hours.

Parking is available on-site for guests to use and can accommodate up to ten cars.

After a warm welcome upon arrival, you are free to use the house grounds and facilities at leisure during your stay. Please note that Lyth Valley does not have a lift or designated disabled access.

For check-out, we kindly request that you vacate the room by 10 AM to ensure a smooth transition for our next guests.

Getting Around

The country house is located just 15-minutes from the M6 motorway, making it an ideal location for exploring both Northumberland and the beautiful Lake District.

Lyth Valley is located between the iconic Lake District towns of Bowness-on-Windermere and Kendal, it is approximately a 15-minute drive to either town.

The nearest train stations are Oxenholme Lake District Train Station, which is found in Kendal, and Windermere Train Station.

The Neighbourhood 

About The Valley:

The Lyth Valley, Cumbria, is a picturesque area known for its natural beauty and agricultural heritage. Its history is intertwined with the broader history of the Lake District region. With fertile soils and a favourable climate, the valley has long been a hub for farming, particularly sheep rearing and fruit cultivation, including the renowned damsons.

The area’s charm attracted poets and artists during the Romantic movement in the 19th century, who were captivated by its tranquil beauty and idyllic scenery. Today, the Lyth Valley remains a cherished part of the Lake District, offering scenic drives, walking trails, and stunning views.

Visitors can explore charming villages, stroll along the Lyth River, and experience the area’s preserved natural beauty. The community takes pride in its local heritage, hosting events and festivals that showcase the region’s history and culture.

Overall, the Lyth Valley is a timeless gem within Cumbria, where visitors can immerse themselves in its rich agricultural traditions, appreciate its scenic landscapes.

About the Country House:

The Lyth Valley Country House, located in Cumbria, UK, holds a rich history that dates back many centuries. Originally, the property was part of a larger estate known as the Lyth Valley Estate, which was documented as early as the 12th century.

Throughout its history, the Lyth Valley Country House has witnessed various transformations and ownership changes. It has been a residence for nobles, a farmhouse, and a country retreat. The property’s architecture reflects the changing styles and tastes of different eras, blending traditional and modern elements.

Today, the Lyth Valley Country House offers a charming retreat for visitors, combining historic charm with modern comforts. It serves as a tranquil haven for those seeking relaxation, surrounded by the natural beauty and tranquillity of the Cumbrian countryside.

Additional Information

Please note that the Barrel Sauna that was previously pictured and open for guest use is not available for during any stay! (April 2023 Onwards)

Key Information

Lyth Valley Country House

Check-In & Out
  • Check-in on the date of arrival between 2:30 PM and 5:00 PM

  • Greetings and a Brief Tour on Arrival

Shared Amenities
  • Garden and Outdoor

  • Seating Area

  • Dining Area

  • Bar

  • The Snug

  • Commercial Kitchen

Private Amenities
  • Zip & Link Super King

  • Bed

  • King Size Bed

  • Queen Size Bed

  • Double Bed

  • Single Bed

  • Sofa Bed

  • Rain Forest Shower

  • Smart TV with Sky

  • WIFI

  • Iron & Ironing Board

  • In-Room Tea & Coffee

  • In-Room Kettle

  • Towels

  • Shampoo and Body

  • Wash

  • Hand Soap

  • Hair Dryer

  • Cot

  • Patio

  • Hot Tub (Group Booking Only)
  • Stove

  • Oven

  • Microwave

  • Toaster

  • Refrigerator

  • Dishwasher

  • Pots & Pans

  • Bottle Opener

  • Salt & Pepper

  • Shower

  • Shampoo & Soap

  • Towels

  • First Aid Kit

  • Fire Extinguisher

  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm

  • Smoke Alarm

  • Parking available for all rooms

  • All Rooms are Non-Smoking

  • Assigned Pet Rooms