Situated in the scenic countryside of West Cumbria, Summergrove Halls provides a modern and affordable stay with a warm and welcoming team that sets it apart from other hotels near Thackthwaite. Both its incredible local amenities and access to countless walks in Thackthwaite and beyond means that Summergrove Halls is the ideal choice for both work trips and holidays.
There are a number of towns and villages local to Summergrove, each worth a visit for their history and surrounding natural beauty. From the Georgian architecture and famous coast-to-coast walk of Whitehaven, to the range of idyllic towns, such as Thackthwaite, there is plenty on the doorstep to explore. St Bees Head is just a short drive away from Summergrove, providing awe-inspiring views of the Heritage Coast. Just south of the hotel, visitors can also walk around the beautiful Longlands Lake while the renowned Ennerdale Water and its famous views are just a short journey away for those that would like a more challenging hike.
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. Thackthwaite, like all nearby towns, has its own unique local history and architecture that are worth visiting while nearby.
Summergrove Halls’ facilities has everything you might need to feel comfortable. With each room, visitors have access to our laundrette, private kitchen, and gym.
Within each kitchen, there is a wide range of cooking equipment and utensils so that visitors are able to cook themselves a meal whenever they like. For a dining experience that doesn’t require travelling, guests can also eat at our restaurant, the Terrace Bar & Grill. Our restaurant’s warm atmosphere provides the perfect place for visitors to wind down after a busy day with food from our regularly-updated menu that uses the best locally-sourced ingredients.
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 range of equipment that is suitable for any fitness workout. Guests are also able to purchase everyday essentials from our reception. Our laundrette includes self-service washing machines, dryers, irons, and ironing boards.
Summergrove’s accommodation is spread across three halls, each surrounded by gardens. Guests are able to choose from our range of high quality en-suite rooms, each coming with access to complimentary parking. Breakfast and dinner can also be added to each room, where preferred. Should guests have any specific dietary requirements, our chefs will prepare meals around them.
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.
Our rooms are as affordable as they are comfortable, with nightly rates beginning from as low as £46.35, making Summergrove one of the best value hotels near Thackthwaite.
These rooms are equipped with everything that might be needed, such as high quality Wi-Fi, interactive smart boards, and flip charts. Where required, we are able to rearrange our meeting rooms and organise 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 staff members have been with Summergrove for years and know everything you might need to know about the surrounding areas, Thackthwaite 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 going back as far as the mid 18th century, the house was widely considered 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. It has increasingly come to serve a wide range of national and international guests as the area has become a popular tourist location, with the 2014 re-launch that introduced a modern design cementing this transition.
Getting to Summergrove
Summergrove Halls is a short drive from junction 40 of the M6 with Thackthwaite 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.