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Summer feast with live music, Saturday 9 August 6pm to 1am

Come and feast with us! Gather your friends and enjoy a night of music, great food and soak up the atmosphere in Bank Barn at Askham Hall, a party venue like no other. Dance the night away to popular local band ‘The Hoo’ and indulge in some delicious local ales and cider on a weekend of Read more…

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Cumbria Tourism introduces Superior Quality Award for ‘best of the best’

Press Release April 2014 Cumbria Tourism introduces Superior Quality Award for ‘best of the best’ Grade I listed Askham Hall near Penrith has become the first ever property in Cumbria to be awarded a new ‘Superior Quality’ award by assessors from Cumbria Tourism’s Quality Cumbria (QC) accreditation scheme. Backed by the national tourist board, VisitEngland, Read more…

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Financial Times Barometer: Askham Hall, Cumbria

Carl Wilkinson enjoys luxury, authenticity and fine food in the Lake District. A Weekend Retreat: Askham Hall The problem faced by many new country-house hotels is how best to deck out all the public rooms and bedrooms with suitably authentic-seeming furnishings to add character and atmosphere. Askham Hall, on the edge of the Lake District, a Read more…

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Askham Hall review in the Telegraph by Fiona Duncan

I’ve always had a problem with pricey Lake District hotels. They’re often too glossy for me, with fancy suites, hot tubs and Champagne bars. Now, in a lesser known yet no less magnificent corner between the Eden Valley and Ullswater comes this new kid on the block. If you lean towards staying in homes rather Read more…

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Askham Hall, Penrith – the UK’s latest luxury retreat

One of the north’s most aristocratic families have turned their ancient home into a remarkable luxury retreat. Lancashire Life’s Roger Borrell reports Charles and Juno Lowther currently have two new babies and it’s anyone’s guess which causes the most sleepless nights. One is newborn Zachary, a first child for this Lakeland couple whose surname gives Read more…