An idyllic Lake District guest house in beautiful Grasmere, Glenthorne is a Quaker property providing accommodation for a wide range of guests including those who require a particularly restful break in a calming environment due to age, disability or ill health. Families are very welcome and we are also ideally situated for walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts exploring the beautiful Lake District or Coast to Coast walk.
We offer a total of twenty-six well appointed bedrooms, including a number of family rooms for guests travelling with children. We also have two additional rooms which has been designed to be disabled friendly. All guest rooms have tea and coffee making facilities and free Wi-Fi is accessible in most of the building.
Our cooked breakfast is served daily from 8.15 am to 8.45 am. Dinner is served at 7.00 pm and it offers a wide choice of dishes all prepared by our resident chefs. Hot drinks are available at all times in the main house. We also have a table alcohol licence and a menu with a variety of drinks on offer with meals. Complimentary afternoon tea is served every day at 4.30 pm.
We also have a sunny garden room and a meeting room that provides space for conferences and group gatherings of up to forty four people. Free of charge extensive car parking can be found within the ground. A drying room is provided for outdoor gear.
We run a Special Interest Programme including yoga and relaxation breaks, crafting stays and outdoor activities. We provide respite holidays for refugees and asylum seekers, who benefit from the calming atmosphere in the shadows of the Lakeland hills. Bursary assistance is available for those that have financial hardship.
We are just a short stroll from the centre of Grasmere, on the road to Easdale Tarn so we are ideally placed for both energetic walkers taking the coast to coast challenge or for ramblers taking in all the fabulous scenery and delights that this part of the Lake District has to offer.
To find out more about what we do, please feel free to give us a call. We are happy to accept your booking over the phone or online.
PRICES from 47.50 per person non en-suite / £56.50 per person en-suite room
From the North (A591) Take the 1st turning into Grasmere village (opposite The Swan), past the park, village store and other shops. Take the first turning on the right; this is Easedale Road (opposite a book shop). 300m up the slight hill; we are the first major building on the left. Car park at the rear. From the South (A591) Take the first exit off the roundabout into the village. Past the school, Church, Wordsworth Hotel and The Inn, Heaton Cooper art studio is on the left, book shop directly in front of you. Turn left opposite the book shop into Easedale Road. 300M up the slight hill; we are the first major building on the left. Car park at the rear.