Woodland Lodge Folly

Melmerby, Penrith, Cumbria, England

Unique woodland lodge with great outdoor area & animals for neighbours, near Penrith. Great for a couple or family with teens. Add llama trekking!

Key Points

  • Woodland lodge sleeps 2 adults with space for 2 extra guests aged 12+ is located near Penrith.
  • Enjoy forest bathing, relaxing on the hammock or sun loungers or warming yourself around the campfire.
  • The lodge has a modern interior with exterior rustic charm.
  • There are animals around the lodge and llama treks and animal interaction offered for an extra fee.
  • Situated on the edge of the North Pennines, it is a great base for animal lovers and hikers.
  • No kitchen at the lodge but you can make tea and coffee. The sink and toilet have water from a tank and there is a tap outside also.

Description

***SPECIAL OFFER***

Stay 2 or more nights for 25% discount. Single nights possible.

Animal Heaven! Your home will be a quirky woodland lodge in a private orchard of a Manor House on the edge of the Lake District National Park. The area is an AONB with stunning views.

Share your living space with a whole host of animals that surround the woodland lodge with our llamas and alpacas in an adjacent paddock The woodland lodge is a folly and its exterior rustic charm gives way to a very modern german mobile home that has a lounge , separate bedroom and toilet facilities and a double bed settee in the lounge. It has tea and coffee making facilities and a veranda with seating, picnic area in the orchard and sunbathing loungers and hammock. You can also book a llama/Alpaca trek or interactive animal experience right there.

For a truly unique and private experience book our woodland lodge folly surrounded by wildlife and nature. A true forest bathing experience that will leave you relaxed and feeling great.

The lodge sleeps 2 adults, (with space for 2 children aged 12+ if required for a small fee). This is generally an adults only experience where you can sit by your campfire at night or laze in the hammock counting the stars as we have dark skies and no light polution.

There is no running water in the lodge, although the toilet and sink run off a connected water tank that will be full before arrival and there is a tap outside should you need extra water. There is a wet room shower with hot water but it is possible to use a shower in the Manor House if preferred.

There are tea and coffee making facilities and a veranda with seating - the perfect place to enjoy your first cup of the day.

When it comes to eating you can make use of the picnic area in the orchard and enjoy a lazy siesta afterwards on the sunbathing loungers or hammock. Once the stars come out then you can sit by the campfire at this dark skies area with no light pollution. This property truly offers a wonderful back to nature experience that will leave you relaxed and feeling great. 

Whilst here you share your living space with a whole host of animals that surround the woodland lodge with llamas and alpacas in an adjacent paddock. You can also book a llama/Alpaca trek or interactive animal experience on the site. See the FAQ's for more info. 

Locally you can enjoy many lovely village based walks right from the door or go hiking to Lacy's Caves and Long Meg druid standing stones. Alternatively a  visit to the lovely old market town of Penrith and its many individual shops and surrounding attractions including Penrith Castle and Brougham Castle and Lowther activity Park.

In the village of Melmerby there is also a private swimming pool ( Tower House Pool) just a 2 minute walk away where you can book an hour session. The owners of the Ravenstone Country Manor House site where the lodge is situated also offer llama trekking, a unique chance to bond with these gentle creatures and a chance to hire the BBQ Cabin...choices, choices! 

Single night stays allowed. Open April - October. 

Children aged 12+ only. No pets.  

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Room Types

Double Ensuite

Features

Bathroom

 Shower

 Sink

 Toilet

Amenities

 Air conditioning

 Clothes rack

 Dining area

 Fairy lights

 Hangers

 Heating

 Plug sockets

 Sofa bed

Paid Extras

 BBQ Hut

 Cycling

 Extra logs / firewood

 Woodland activities

 Yoga

Outdoor

 Balcony

 BBQ

 Decking

 Fire pit

 Garden

 Hammock

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Hiking

 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub within walking distance

Events

 Quiet after 10pm

Entertainment

 Board games

 Books

 DVD player

 Mobile - Strong mobile signal

 TV

 WiFi - Limited access to WiFi

Wellness

 Book a hot tub session

 Book a sauna session

 Private sauna

On Arrival

 Included - Linen

Safety & Security

 Carbon monoxide detector

 Fire blanket

 Fire extinguisher

 First aid kit

Kitchen

 Drinking water

 Fridge

 Kettle

 Tea & Coffee

Parking

 Free parking

Setting

 Quiet location

 Set alone

 Small site (2-4 accoms)

FAQs

How can I book an animal experience?

More information on animal experiences will be sent to you once you have booked. Llama trekking from £25 (min 2 people), or interactive 1 hour animal experiences from £15 per person. (min 3 people) are offered.

Nearest Airport/s

Newcastle


Content updated on 30th September 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Mary Walker from Woodland Lodge Folly