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Augill Castle

Lake District & Cumbria

Unique castle accommodation in easy reach of the Lake District.

Ideal for

Toddlers Kids & pre-teens Teenagers

Book your stay at Augill Castle

From £190/night
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Experience a relaxed home from home in this magical restored castle, sandwiched between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.

  • Units


  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms


  • Pets


  • Mobility


What we think

"This place was a joy to visit, from our first spotting it, lights glowing along the long, dark windy road, to being encompassed by the warmth from the fabulous fires. Exploring the grounds proved to be enough to keep the girls occupied – in fact, we didn’t leave them."

Reviewed by

Jo & family

Best bits

Top tips

Plan your stay

What are the facilities like? Where can you eat? What can you do?

  • Indoor play room Indoor play room
  • Bar Bar
  • Restaurant Restaurant
  • Outdoor play equipment Outdoor play equipment


Eating at Augill Castle


Eating at Augill Castle


Eating at Augill Castle


There are three bedrooms with step-free access, one with adapted bathroom facilities and ground- floor accessible toilet facilities.

Location & local area

Where is it and how do you get there?

By road

The castle is one mile off the A685, between Kirkby Stephen and Brough. The M6 is 25 minutes’ drive away.

By air

The nearest international airports are at Newcastle (59 miles), Leeds Bradford (77 miles) and Manchester (106 miles)

By rail

The nearest railway station is Kirkby Stephen, four miles away.

About the owners

Simon and Wendy

We bought the castle 20 years ago as a near wreck and have dedicated our lives since to restoring it while raising our two children here. It’s still our family home today – we call it the hotel that isn’t, as it’s more like a home from home for our guests.

Tips from the owners

Local things to do, places to eat and attractions not to be missed.

  • With both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales right on the doorstep, there’s no end of walking, splashing, sliding and scrambling to be had.

  • For a little old-fashioned fun, take a steam-boat cruise on Coniston Water or Ullswater.

  • Winter sports lovers won’t want to miss the opportunity to ski or snowboard on real snow at Yad Moss, a 50-minute drive away.

  • Some easy (but rewarding) mountain climbing can be had at Cat Bells, close to Keswick.