Frequently Asked Questions

If there is something that you would still like to know please send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible, or just give us a call….

Can we leave our car in your car park?

Our car park is strictly for guests only. Whilst you are staying with us you can park you car free of charge. We do not have a reservation system for parking, if you are arriving late at night you may find the car park full. We have parking for up to 12 reasonably sized vehicles. If you bring more than one vehicle per room booked or an over-sized vehicle you may be asked to park elsewhere. We do not allow camper vans.

We also have some lane side parking for up to 3 other vehicles and a local farmer allows overnight parking for a small charge. Please be aware that our car park is often closed during the day to allow our sheep to have access to the grass in this area. Please speak to us in advance of your stay to discuss any specific requirements that you may have.

Do you allow dogs?

We do not allow dogs of any size, no matter how well-behaved. Please read our dog policy, see Your Guide Downloads at the bottom of this page. There are other accommodation providers in Grasmere that do allow dogs.

Do you allow camping?

We do not allow camping within our grounds or camper vans in our car park. There is no official camp site in Grasmere. The nearest ones are at Rydal Hall and at Thirlspot.

For information on wild camping see the Lake District National Park’s website.

Do you have wifi?

Yes, we have superfast wifi covering most areas of the building and some ares of the grounds; it’s free to use you will nor require a password, simply follow the login screen.

We do not guarantee wifi access at all times and in all rooms. Wifi access is disabled over night between 11.30pm and 6.30am

Is there a drying room?

Yes, we have a large drying room that is heated 24hrs. An additional dehumidifier can also be switched on when required. A boot drier is also available on request. You will also find heated towel rails in all en-suite rooms, and also in the shared toilet facilities in the bunkhouse.

Where can I do my laundry?

The nearest launderettes are in Ambleside and Keswick.

Ambleside Launderette - 01539431113 1 Kelsick Road, Ambleside, LA220BZ.

Keswick Laundry Services - 01768775448 Bank Street, Keswick, CA125JZ.

Thorney How guest accommodation and bunkhouse is privately owned and managed by Taylor and Carolyn Nuttall since 2011.