The Ginney is a Visit England 4 Star Silver Luxurious Bed & Breakfast with spacious bedrooms and ensuite facilities, minutes away from Penrith, Ullswater and the beautiful scenery of the Lake District. A rural setting in the peaceful village of Catterlen. The perfect location for Romantic Short Breaks, Holidays and Special Occasions.
The Gincase or Horse Engine House has been Converted into a comfortable Guests Lounge / Dining area and has a wealth of history with its open oak beams and large stone fireplace.
Relax and enjoy the character and charm of this unusual building whilst eating your wholesome breakfast prepared from locally sourced produce including award winning cumberland sausages.
A Penrith Guest House, the Ginney was originally converted from a traditional Lakeland Bank Barn and Gincase into our family home. Later the adjoining barn was converted into a purpose built Bed and Breakfast, creating characterful ensuite rooms with oak beams, trusses and bare faced local sandstone.
(Secure cycle storage available) (Special Occasion: Champagne/Wine, Chocolates and Flowers)
The Bedrooms High Crassing and Old Park provide 2 luxury 1st floor Double rooms, (King size), with French windows.
Kinla and Cottriggs provide 2 King / Family / Twin ground floor bedrooms again luxurious with double glazing and central heating.
All rooms have wall mounted Digital Flat Screen TVs with Freeview, Radio Clock, Tea / Coffee making facilities and Hair Drier.
All four bedrooms are ensuite, with exposed walls and oak beams. 2 with Showers only, 2 with baths / showers (ask for availability).
Bed and Breakfast Tariff
Please Enquire for Special Occasion Rates (Flowers, Chocolates, Wine etc)
All payments by Cheque, Cash or BACs.
(Enquire for On Line Bank Details - BACs only)
Arrival Times - From 3.00pm - 9.00pm
(late arrivals at discretion of owner - Additional Charges May Apply)
Departure Times - 10.00am
A Deposit (Non Refundable) for one night is required for all bookings and the balance of your stay is due upon arrival.
Cancellation - If once you have paid a deposit, you have to cancel your holiday booking, please telephone followed up with an immediate written confirmation of cancellation. The initial deposit is non refundable.
In the unlikely event for reasons beyond our control, that we were forced to cancel your holiday, then we would refund all monies paid for your holiday. Our liability to you would not extend beyond this refund.
Minimum Room Price - Single occupancy rate of £85.00 is minimum price per room. Children must be accompanied by an adult when occupying a room. Minimum Price per room of £90 or £95 depending on Season for two occupants.
Special Offers - Applies to Couples & Families (2+2) only. Is at the discretion of the owner and dependent on availability. Does not apply to any existing bookings.
Breakfast Menu in The Gincase
Orange Juice, Apple Juice, Milk Shake, Filter Coffee, Selection of Teas and Herb Teas.
Start the most important meal of the day with a choice of:- Grapefruit and Orange Segments.
Cereals – Weetabix, Cornflakes, Shreddies, Chocolate Weetos, Muesli
Or try our extra special - Homemade
Soft Muesli steeped overnight in creamy yoghurt, then served topped with delicious summer berries and honey drizzled over the top.
Or a bowl of Creamy Porridge made with healthy organic oats slowly cooked on the hob.
Bank Barn Breakfast - The Works
An indulgent breakfast cooked in the oven and packed with flavour.
Local dry cured back Bacon, fresh free-range Eggs, award winning Cumberland Sausage, Black Pudding, Tomatoes, Field Mushrooms, Potato Bread and Beans.
Toast (Organic, Wholemeal or White) served with butter, Marmalade and Preserves.
Homemade Farmhouse Figgy loaf, served hot with fresh fruit and yogurt.
Smoked Salmon and Scrambled Eggs served on toasted English Muffins.
Or Continental Breakfast
A selection of breakfast breads, served with butter and preserves.
For the Children (or adults too!)
Boiled Egg with Soldiers.