Johnby Hall

Johnby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0UU, England
Country House, In the Country, Manor House / Bed & Breakfast
3 Guests
1 Bedrooms

History and privacy in this Lake District home

This Elizabethan manor house started around 1350 as a fortified pele tower and has belonged to the Howard family since 1783. Johnby Hall is now home to Henry and Anna Howard who welcome B&B guests looking for a comfortable base from which to enjoy the Lake District, Eden Valley and beyond.

There is just one bedroom in the main house now rented on a B&B basis, and it is superbly private. Kelly Cottage has its own entrance and sitting room, where there are hot-drink making facilities and a small fridge, a selection of books and a TV, and it’s own private dog-friendly enclosed garden. Head upstairs where you’ll find a large bedroom with a king-sized bed and a single bed, both with comfortable memory-foam mattresses, and a bathroom. and upstairs bedroom and bathroom. Due to the current situation breakfasts are no longer in the ‘Great Hall’, but are instead delivered for you to consume in privacy.

As with Johnby Hall’s self-catering properties, the Garden Barn and Studio, B&B guests are free to explore the extensive gardens woodlands are full of wildlife, where you’re more than likely to see red squirrels and deer. The family also keep free range chickens and rare breed pigs as well as being child and dog friendly.

Johnby Hall B&B suggests

While Johnby Hall’s self-catering rooms are generally let for three nights or longer, Kelly Cottage is ideal for shorter stays. It’s a great stopover traveling too or from Scotland. For the lowest price book direct. And check their website for seasonal special offers.


Lodge Facilities

  • Building of Historical Interest
  • Children by Arrangement
  • Dinner by Arrangement
  • Dogs by Arrangement
  • Free off-street parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Garden

Local Amenities

  • Cycling
  • Festivals
  • National Park
  • Places of Historical Interest
  • Walking


  • Opening Times: open all year
  • Tel: +44 (0) 1768 483 257
  • Payment Options: American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Maestro
  • Price Range: from £125


Prices are per person, per night, including breakfast

Kelly Cottage
1 King Size & 1 Single
- per night (double or twin occupancy)
£95.00 - single occupancy

Small children free.
Over 5s - £15 per child
Per extra adult - £20
Single supplement - £25


Johnby Hall is located near Penrith in Cumbria with the Lake District National Park’s fells, dales, and lakes on the doorstep. Wolsey Lodge guests will enjoy the many tourist attractions such as lake steamers, historic houses, gardens, castles and the many events, craft fairs and festivals take place locally throughout the year in this part of Cumbria.

Henry & Anna Howard

Henry & Anna Howard

  • Bio : Your hosts Henry and Anna Howard are both part-time professional musicians – Henry is a tenor and Anna is a harpist and soprano. (Musical guests feel especially at home here, and can enjoy playing the pianos in the Studio and great hall.) Henry, Anna, and their young family are dedicated to ensuring a warm and friendly welcome for their B&B guests and helping them to appreciate all that the Lake District, Cumbria and Yorkshire has to offer.

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