Moresby Hall, Moresby, , Whitehaven, CA28 6PJ, United Kingdom –
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Moresby name connects with a settler as early as 1150 taken from the ancient name “Morris”. The oldest part of the house has a spiral stone staircase, an ancient Pele tower. In medieval times they acquired large estates through conquest and marriage. *Christopher de Moresby fought at Agincourt, honoured with other knights by King Henry. Future Moresby’s swelled the family fortunes, vast estates and rights to 22 manors. Anne, Sir Christopher’s* great granddaughter was sole heiress. She married Sir Francis Weston who was famously executed by King Henry VIII, along with Queen Anne Boleyn. Moresby Hall was sold to The Fletchers, a local family and they owned Moresby for a 250 year period. William Fletcher entertained Mary, Queen of Scots during her sojourn in Cockermouth, prior to her imprisonment at Carlisle. He reputedly provided a length of cloth for a gown, as he was shocked at The Queen’s impoverished state. The Fletcher’s remodelled the front façade of the Hall. Primarily this is attributed to the eminent architect Inigo Jones, from the original design around 1617. The remains of the Moresby Roman Fort can be seen in the field adjacent to the Hall.
Area Info – Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
- Buttermere 12.7 miles
- Whinlatter Forest Park 13.4 miles
- Go Ape Whinlatter Forest Park 14 miles
- Wasdale 14.2 miles
- Wastwater Lake 14.8 miles
- Cat Bells 16.1 miles
- Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway 16.4 miles
- Muncaster Castle 16.9 miles
- Scafell Pike 16.9 miles
- Derwentwater 17.1 miles
Most Popular Landmarks
- Theatre by the Lake 17.5 miles
- Solway Firth Ocean/Sea 1 miles
- Ennerdale Lake Lake 9 miles
- Scafell Pike Mountain 20 miles
- Isle Of Man Airport 54 miles
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Open for: Breakfast, Dinner
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Most Popular Facilities
- Outdoor Furniture
- Raised Toilet
- Toilet With Grab Rails
- Wheelchair Accessible
Pets are not allowed.
- Golf Course (within 2 miles)
Food & Drink
- Bottle of Water
- Wine/Champagne (additional charge)
- Special Diet Meals (upon request)
- Restaurant With Dining Menu
Free! WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free! Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
- Electric Vehicle Charging Station
- Pet Bowls
- Pet Basket
- Daily Housekeeping
- Baggage Storage
- Fax/Photocopying (additional charge)
- Packed Lunches
- Honeymoon Suite
- Laundry (additional charge)
- Meeting/Banquet Facilities (additional charge)
- Adults Only
- Designated Smoking Area
- All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
- Facilities for Disabled Guests
- Non-smoking Rooms
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4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
Moresby Hall accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.