Hardcragg Hall plaque

Hardcragg Hall, Grange over Sands

5 star group accommodation in the Lake District
Sleeps up to 14

Hardcragg Hall is a unique experience, offering luxury 5 star self catering group accommodation. This spacious property, which sleeps up to 14 in 7 bedrooms and has 6 bathrooms, is perfect for groups and families seeking larger holiday houses for their Lake District holiday. The Hall makes an excellent choice for those celebrating a special occasion, be it a birthday, anniversary, intimate celebration or simply the annual family get together.

Historic Grade II Listed Manor House in peaceful location

Hardcragg Hall has welcomed visitors for over 400 years, including Beatrix Potter who was a frequent guest to the Hall. Oliver Cromwell was also reputed to have visited the Hall between military excursions.

Guest can enjoy the peace and tranquillity the house has to offer the moment they cross the threshold. Dating back to 1563 this grade II listed country Manor house has oak panelled rooms, mullioned windows and log fires. It sits in its own peaceful ¾ acre garden, secluded in the centre of Grange over Sands.

Spacious group accommodation

The Hall has several spacious reception rooms that interconnect, including a dining room, drawing room, breakfast room, snooker room and impressive entrance hall. The classic farmhouse kitchen boasts a four oven Aga, gas hob, and double oven. With a utility room equipped with washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer and bags more space. The spacious feel throughout the property make it the perfect group accommodation for your holiday.

Lake District location

Ideally located on the edge of the Southern Lake District, Grange over Sands is a secret gem, often referred to as the Lake District Riviera because of its exceptionally mild climate. The principle seaside town of South Lakeland, it's a perfect location for scenic fell and woodland walks, together with a mile long traffic free promenade overlooking the sands of Morecambe Bay. There are 2 golf courses, award winning cafes, butchers, bakeries, shops, pubs, restaurants, banks, post office and railway station all within minutes walk.The area has several nature reserves and is a hot spot for birdwatching.

The historic 12th Century Cartmel priory is just over the hill and if your interests are more equestrian, the ever popular Cartmel races are run several times a year. Alternatively why not visit the Michelin starred restaurant or the local real ale pubs.




Luxury Egyptian cotton bed linen and soft fluffy white towels are provided (1 hand and 1 bath size towel per person) with complementary toiletries.

Catering Service


Catering service is available at an extra cost for you and your party for a celebratory dinner or a fully catered option. Please enquire when booking.



The hall has two high chairs and two cots for infants. There is a wide selection of children’s games, books, films and toys.



Hardcragg has four TVs including a wide screen 42 inch LCD TV with DVD / Video players. There is an extensive film library, plenty of books, games and three CD music centres.



Hardcragg Hall does accept up to two well behaved pets. There is a £15 charge per week/part week for each pet. Pets are not allowed into the bedrooms or on the furniture.

Disabled access

Disabled Access

Hardcragg Hall has level access from the car park into the property but does not have any ground floor bedrooms or bathrooms with disabled facilities.



Hardcragg Hall is warm with modern thermostatically controlled gas central heating. There is a large woodburning stove so guests can enjoy a real fire.

Games room

Games Room

There is a quality 3/4 size snooker table for adult guests to enjoy during their stay. Please note children must be supervised at all times if playing.

Local Amenities

Swimming pool

Swimming pool

There is a swimming pool at the Netherwood Hotel which is 10 minutes walk away.

Telephone / Internet

Telephone / Internet

There is broadband wi-fi at Hardcragg Hall. There is no payphone, the nearest public telephone is 100m away.



The Hall is less than 200 metres from the centre of Grange over Sands with shops, banks and post office all within minutes walk.



The Hall is less than 200 metres from the centre of Grange over Sands with award winning cafés, two pubs, take aways and quality restaurants.

Travel Information

Nearest airport

Nearest Airport

The nearest major airport is Manchester International which is 85 miles from Hardcragg Hall or about a 1.5 hour drive away.

Bus stop

Nearest Bus Stop

There is a bus stop at the train station which is a pleasant 10 minute walk away along the promenade.

Train station

Nearest Train Station

Grange over Sands train station (with a direct link to Manchester Airport) is only 10 minutes walk from Hardcragg. Oxenholme station is 12 miles away.

By car

By car

Grange over Sands is well signed from the main A590, which is mostly dual carriageway linking to the M6.

Directions from the M6

Other Information

Smoking Policy

Smoking Policy

The Hall operates a strict no-smoking policy within the house. There is a comfortable smokers area on the patio overlooking the sea and gardens.

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Contact us

07770 730371

5 Star Accommodation

Hardcragg Hall drawing room

The beautiful oak panelled drawing room has a feature fireplace, gas fire 42 inch flat screen TV & DVD/Video. The conservatory overlooks the landscaped gardens and sea.

Hardcragg Hall dining room

Oak panelled room with spice cupboard and antique table to seat 14. This beautiful room has a feature fireplace and double doors leading into kitchen.

Hardcragg Hall kitchen

The fantastic farmhouse kitchen is brand new with gas 4 oven Aga, conventional Rangemaster electric double oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave and fridge.

Hardcragg Hall 4 poster bedroom

There are seven good sized bedrooms overlooking the gardens/sea, five have ensuite facilities and the other two bedrooms share a large family bathroom.

Hardcragg Hall bathroom

Hardcragg has six modern luxury bathrooms with the latest power showers. There are two baths tubs and plenty of hot water for a relaxing soak.

Hardcragg Hall snooker room

There is a mahogany 3/4 size snooker table for adult guests to enjoy during their stay. Please note children must be supervised at all times if playing.

Hardcragg Hall gardens

The secure pet friendly 3/4 acre landscaped gardens has a large patio overlooking the sea and the town with two Webber Charcoal BBQs provided, dining tables and chairs to seat 14.

Guest Comments

Just a big thank you for letting us rent the amazing Hardcragg Hall. An excellent weekend was had by all. And many of us commented that we will be interested in returning. It is an excellent place for any occasion.
Many Thanks, Rebecca Fox


Prices for a week start from £2000 for a party of 14, including luxury bed linen, towels, gas, electric, a supply of logs and many thoughtful extras too.

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