Summergrove Halls can be found in the beautiful countryside of the Lake District, providing quality and affordable accommodation with a standard of service that sets it apart from other hotels near Cleator. Its incredible facilities and unparalleled access to countless walks in Cleator and beyond means that Summergrove Halls provides a convenient base for both holiday and work-related visits.
Summergrove is close to a number of charming towns and villages, each with their own character and surrounded by natural beauty. From the Georgian architecture and famous coast-to-coast walk of Whitehaven, to the range of idyllic towns, such as Cleator, there is plenty on the doorstep to explore. St Bees Head is just a short drive away from Summergrove, providing captivating views over the Heritage Coast throughout the year. Just south of the hotel, visitors can also walk around the beautiful Longlands Lake while the renowned Ennerdale Water and countless walking routes is just a short drive away.
As a port town, the nearby Whitehaven is particularly rich in history. Whitehaven’s Beacon Museum is particularly popular, housing objects that go as far back as Viking times while also highlighting more recent local history, such as the important role of Sellafield in the scientific community. The Rum Story museum also offers tourists a detailed insight into the port town’s significant role in the global rum trade. Visitors can also explore Egremont Castle, built in the 12th century, which can be found a short journey south of the hotel. Cleator, like all nearby towns, also has its own rich local history and fabulous Georgian architecture that is worth delving into while in the area.
At Summergrove, our facilities feature everything that you might need to feel at home. With each room, visitors have access to our laundrette, private kitchen, and gym.
Each kitchen comes with quality cooking equipment, making it easy for visitors to cook their own meals whenever they might like. For a dining experience that doesn’t require travelling, guests can also eat at our restaurant, the Terrace Bar & Grill. Our restaurant’s regularly-updated menu that features the best locally-sourced ingredients is complimented by its warm and comfortable atmosphere.
The spacious gym can be used by guests at any point during their stay and is accessed by a passcode. The gym can be found just next to reception, featuring a variety of equipment for any kind of workout. At our reception, guests can also purchase any snacks or everyday essentials they might need. Our laundrette includes self-service washing machines, dryers, irons, and ironing boards.
Summergrove’s accommodation is spread across three halls, each surrounded by gardens. All of our rooms are en-suite and come with complimentary parking. Breakfast and dinner can also be added to each room, where preferred. Our chefs are able to accommodate to the specific dietary requirements of guests.
Summergrove also features a number of premium accessible rooms available for visitors. These rooms are all located on the ground floor and feature emergency pull cords, grab rails, and a wet room.
With nightly rates starting from as little as £46.35, all of our rooms are priced with affordability in mind, making Summergrove one of the best value hotels near Cleator.
At Summergrove, we also offer meeting room facilities to those visiting on business, with our conference rooms able to hold up to 80 people.
These rooms are equipped with everything that might be needed, such as high quality Wi-Fi, interactive smart boards, and flip charts. Our meeting rooms can also be easily moved around when required and our administrative team are able to arrange for catering and refreshments.
Read through our Conference Brochure for more detailed information about our facilities and pricing.
At Summergrove, our team offer an unparalleled professional and friendly service for our guests. Visitors of Summergrove will be looked after at every stage of their stay. Many of our staff have been with us for a number of years and are very familiar with everything that the area has to offer, Cleator and beyond. Should guests have any requests or questions during their stay, our helpful team will be more than happy to offer their assistance.
History of the hotel
The land where Summergrove Halls is located once belonged to an impressive Georgian home. With records dating back to the mid 18th century, the house was widely thought to be the best Georgian residence in the country. After a fire unfortunately saw the original building fall into disrepair, it was eventually demolished.
Summergrove still, however, contains some original elements of this history. Most prominently, the hotel’s sandstone entrance gates remain from the original manor house. Summergrove Halls has also been named in homage to the original residence.
The hotel originally functioned as a place of short and long term accommodation for British Nuclear Fuels graduates and professionals in the 1980s. Since then, Summergrove has become a popular hotel amongst holiday goers that are drawn to the region, with the hotel refurbishment in 2014 establishing this transition with a new modern design.
Getting to Summergrove
Summergrove Halls is a short drive from junction 40 of the M6 with Cleator found a few miles away. For those travelling without a car, we are a short journey from Whitehaven train station and can be reached by bus or taxi. Our local amenities page provides some detail on which travel services are best to reach us.
Visit our directions page for guidance on how to reach the hotel easily and without any confusion.
If you would like to enquire about a room or have any questions that you would like answered, you can fill in our contact form or call us directly on 01946 813328 and one of our helpful team will be able to help assist you.