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Half Term Halloween Lodge Book now for your scary break

Eusemere Lodge offers that perfect getaway for friends and families offering a river side 5 bedroomed Luxury lodge that sleeps 12. Nestled in a secluded spot in the heart of Pooley Bridge a bustling North Lake district cumbrian village. The village consists of 3 shops, 2 public houses, a resturant and a beach area.

Only a short walk from the Lodge brings you to the shores of Ullswater the second largest lake in the lake district. The Lodge Boasts the best view in europe from a secret spot in the grounds of Eusemere on the Eamont river front. Book now to secure your stay https://eusemere-lodge.co.uk/prices-bookings/

Book into the Pooley Bridge Inn https://www.pooleybridgeinn.co.uk/ for a ghoulish dinner on the night of Friday 30th October 2022 dressed in your finest America Horror costumes and enjoy the spooktacular evening with live music with Elvis.

All week you ccould viist the Brockdale Halloween Experience for a scary parade https://www.brockhole.co.uk/whats-on/brockhole-halloween-experience/#main check out whats on and book your tickets.

One of Britain’s most haunted castles, Muncaster sits in the Western Lake District close to the coastal village of Ravenglass. The Tapestry Room is home to many of the hauntings, from hearing footsteps in the corridors to doors opening on their own! Stories revolve around Thomas Skelton (a powerful spirit residing in the castle) & the ghost of Mary Bragg, a young girl murdered at the castle in the 1800’s. You can experience the hauntings first hand with one of their ghost vigils.

Any little ones in your party then a drive out to Muncaster Castle is a must? The Castle has organised a Halloween event all week. Enjoy the historic castle, the gardens and the owl centre. Have a look on whats on offer on https://www.muncaster.co.uk/halloween-week/ and book your tickets.

As you are over in Ravenglass any train enthusiasts amongst your party will maybe use this opportunity to vist the Ravenglass and Eskvale Railway which is one of greatest in Cumbrias railway heritage. There are fantastic experiences there to ride with your party in a first calss carraige or go for afternoon tea on one of the greatest scenic routes in the United Kingdom. for more infomation visit https://ravenglass-railway.co.uk/

Light lanterns in the garden of Eusemere Lodge and carve out the locally produced pumpkins to light up the grounds. Sit and relax around the firepit toasting marshmallows telling spooky stories. There is a wood burning stove too to keep warm. Watch the stars from the telescope in the movie room where the teenagers can escape and chill watching scary movies.

telescope for sta gazing with full instructions how to use

When midnight strikes how about a dark adventure with a walk with lanterns? Not for the faint hearted but a walk upon the Barton Fell to the Bronze Age meeting place. You could star gaze or visit the Chestnut House https://chestnuthouseonline.co.uk/ and choose some wierd and wonderful gin and vodka flavours and take it for a drink under the stars in the Cockpit Stone circle.https://www.ullswaterheritage.org/heritage-trail/cockpit-stone-circle.

The cockpit circle by day on horseback

Alternatively you could visit Long Meg & Her Daughters which is also a Bronze Age stone circle located close to Penrith. The story goes that the stones were once a witch and her daughters. The stones were turned to stone by a curse while they were dancing across the moors. Legend has it that it’s impossible to count the correct number of stones twice. If you do, the spell will be broken and the girls will dance once more. Anyone up for this challenge? There are opportunites at the RSPB site at Haweswater for wildlife experiences. You can hire out a wildlife hide to immerse yourself in nature. Book to watch the elusive badgers by night or have breakfast with the red squirrels. Your donations for these experiences support conservation to encourage the diveristy of species. Find more information here: https://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/reserves-a-z/haweswater-reserve/.

When you return to the Lodge you will be greeted by the chorus of the birds in Eusemere Lodges own natural aviary. The ducks are in abundance in the garden they come for a daily feast there is always bird food on hand.

If its wet weather a scenic drive round Ullswater and up the kirkstone Pass you could dine at the Kirkstone pass Inn. The Kirkstone Pass Inn has a long history, with records for the building dating back to the 1400’s. Sitting high up at the top of Kirkstone Pass, there are many ghost stories relating to this Cumbrian pub.

Tales include the story of a lady who sadly died on a perilous journey over the pass when heavy snow fell. Her spirit is said to haunt the inn. Warning visitors when the weather is turning bad and the dangers of travelling over the pass. There are also stories of poltergeist activity in the pub. With many of the rooms creating an uneasy feeling in visitors. Evidently ghostly figures have reportedly been seen around the pub too. Believed to be the spirits of hikers who have perished in the surrounding mountains. Maybe these ghosts may be seen around halloween?

For the ones that are scared of height, speed, falling there are plenty of experiences close by to Eusemere. For those who are fit enough scared of heights why not challenge yourself to climb Hellvellyn. There is a route up call Striding Edge a true adrenaline junkie climb. Catherine the concierge can organise a guide to take you up.

Furthermore you can heck out the Go Ape at Grizedale Forest for zip lines, climbing adventures or Go ape at Whinlatter for the forest Segway –https://goape.co.uk/locations/grizedale.

Book now to stay at Eusemere Lodge https://eusemere-lodge.co.uk/prices-bookings/

If you would like some other ideas please contact catherine who will be your concierge and available as a point of contact throughout your stay. Please call 07872579224

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