I have just returned from a trip to thornton lodge, and can not stop singing its praises. I retreated for a little peace and quiet and that was exactly what i got. Set in the heart of the countryside the views and surrounding walks are wonderful, and the house completely exceeded my expectations. It was so elegant and spacious, my room was absolutely beautiful, very clean and decorated to a very high standard. Vannessa who runs the establishment was exceptionally accomodating and so friendly, i really felt like i was at home instantly. I will definately return, taking family and friends.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Thornton Lodge is a family home in Upper Wensleydale. Vanessa lives there with her family and offers b&b during the summer and has a 5 star gold rating from Visit Britain. All rooms are different, pleasantly decorated with very comfy beds and nice views and there are lots of pictures of each room on her website. She cooks a really nice breakfast. The house has some wifi but it varies from room to room as the walls are so thick. It is extremely quiet at the house, especially after the loss of her pet peacock Percy during the summer of 2015. She is not licensed but encourages guests to bring their own drinks to enjoy at the house and provides glasses and fridges with a pint of milk in all rooms. One room is reserved for guests with mobility difficulties and two rooms are allocated for guests needing single occupancy. Children over 14years of age are welcome at the house in her large ground floor room. In winter she sometimes hosts for guests celebrating special events. Generally she avoids taking bookings to stay at the house just for one night. Whilst the house is huge - around 9000sqft, Vanessa works on her own and therefore restricts the number of rooms booked at anyone time to a maximum of 12 guests - generally there are 6-8 guests staying during the week and a few more on a weekend. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Thornton Lodge Thornton Rust, Yorkshire