Where and How?
PLEASE NOTE : We will only be open from MID MAY TO MID SEPTEMBER IN 2017
Prices (includes a generous full English breakfast or
For 2017 our prices (per
person per night) are from £32.50 to £34.50
(based on two people sharing a room).
Click here to see if there are
any special offers available
To make a definite booking,
please ring 01768 884840 (to ensure that we can confirm
your booking to you immediately). Alternatively, if you
are making a general enquiry, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our address is:- Shepherds Croft,
Culgaith, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1QW
Please note that we are unable to accept credit
cards. If you are paying a
deposit by cheque - please make it payable to "Mrs
Our cancellation policy is, where
possible, to re-let a cancelled booking. Where this is
not possible any deposit paid is non- refundable.
Where and How to find us
Culgaith is just off the A66 about 5
miles east of Penrith and the M6. (There is a link to a
map below). We are very conveniently placed if you want
to visit the Lakes, Yorkshire Dales, Eden Valley,
Hadrian's Wall and Southern Scotland etc.
Many of our overnight visitors have
found that we are a convenient overnight stop on their
way travelling to or from Scotland.
If all this seems too complicated -
just follow the rainbow!
As far as our village itself is
concerned, Culgaith (meaning "Corner Wood") is
1 mile from the A66 between Penrith and Appleby. It dates
from medieval times and is one of a line of small
villages, which follow the "Fell side" of the
Pennines. We are only about 1/4 mile from the beautiful
River Eden (one of the best trout and salmon rivers in
England) and the village commands a unique panoramic view
of the Lake District, Pennines and Howgill Fells.
There are about 400 people living in the village and
although this seems quite small we have a school and
recreation ground, Garden Centre and (most important of
all) an Inn - The Black Swan. (We
keep copies of their menu).
Click here for a map and
directions to Shepherds Croft from your location
If you're planning to tour
round Scotland we can recommend the following :-
Access Statement for Shepherds Croft
Shepherds Croft provides Bed & Breakfast serviced
accommodation for guests in a converted 3 - storey Bank
Byre. Please read the other pages of this site for more
You may contact us by phone or
email - or visit our website.
The nearest railway station in
3.5 miles away at Langwathby. The nearest
main-line station is 8 miles away in Penrith
where there is a shop-mobility scheme.
There is a limited
fully-accessible bus-service provided by the
Fellrunner Village Bus Ltd. (01768 88232) For
travel information ring Traveline (0870 606 2 608
or visit the website at www.cumbria.gov.uk
Persons with limited mobility may
find access difficult in some areas. Please ring
us to discuss your requirements.
The house is not suitable for
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
Main Entrance & Reception
Arrival time is usually mid to
late afternoon but at any time between 08.00 hrs
and 12.00 hrs with prior arrangement. Late
arrivals are expected to have regard to others in
Seating space is provided in the
entrance porch and there is ample room to leave
luggage/outdoor clothing etc. Luggage will be
carried to the rooms by the proprietors.
The stairs from the entrance
porch to the residents lounge have a rising of
220 mm and a minimum width of 725 mm. These
dimensions apply to all stairs in the house.
Public Areas - General(Internal)
The house has 3 floors. The
entrance is on the lower ground floor, residents
lounge/dining room are on the middle ground floor
(also at ground level) and the bedrooms and
bathroom are on the upper floor.
The minimum width of door/stairs
and corridors is 725 mm.
Public Areas - Bathroom
Dining room and lounge
TVs have teletext and remote
control. There are chairs (mostly armchairs) for
each guest. The bedroom sizes exceed those
specified by Cumbria Tourism.
Non-allergenic pillows are
provided. Non-allergenic quilts or blankets are
offered as an alternative to down.
Shower-room & WC (Ensuite)
Address: Shepherds Croft,
Culgaith, Penrith, CUMBRIA CA10 1QW
Telephone: 01768 884840
Grid Reference: NY (Easting)
60638 (Northing) 29610
Hours of operation: 08.00 hrs to
22.00 hrs (normally) - contact us to make special
Emergency number 999
Local public transport numbers: