Bessiestown Country Guest House

Tel: 01228 577219

Luxury 5 Star Gold Award Winning Country Guest House near Carlisle

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Welcome to Bessiestown, a Luxury Country Bed and Breakfast,

Elegant, Warm, Superb Comfort, Relaxing Surroundings

Margaret and Jack Sisson

Bessiestown Farm Country Guesthouse, Catlowdy, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 5QP

Telephone: 01228 577219 | Fax: 01228 904949


A warm welcome with a taste of Cumbrian luxury awaits you in our beautiful, award winning, Bed and Breakfast situated in a tranquil, rural setting yet convenient for major road routes, M6, A7,  A66, M74.  

Guests to Bessiestown enjoy many of the luxuries of a fine hotel combined with the  relaxed atmosphere of a family bed and breakfast.

Bessiestown is a luxurious retreat, in the heart of Border Reiver country - the Debatable Lands - a relaxing and refreshing base from  which to explore some of the most beautiful countryside in northern England. The Border City of Carlisle, the Lake District, Hadrian’s  Wall, Kielder Water and Forest, Solway Coast as well as Gretna Green, famous the world over for romantic weddings and the Borders  of Scotland are all in easy reach. The landscape on the doorstep is well worth exploring too.  

Choose from our spacious Dove Cote honeymoon suite, one of our pretty guest bedrooms or Courtyard apartments with ground floor  bedrooms on a bed and breakfast basis and make the most of local produce, with a Cumbrian breakfast that will keep you going all  day. You may book a delicious evening meal which shares the same focus on high quality ingredients, traditional recipes and  exceptional home cooking.