Roger Ground House (Sleeps 10)

FOUR STAR GOLD, VisitEngland-Rated, Roger Ground House is a traditional Lakeland country house that dates from the Tudor Period. The house is thought to be the former home of Roger, Minister to the Parish of Hawkshead in the 1600s and the hamlet of Roger Ground is reputedly named after him.

RGH completed a massive refurbishment in 2017, but retains many beautiful original features; a traditional Lakeland doorway, oak and slate floors, oak panelled walls and beams, fireplaces, a Georgian spice cupboard and what is thought to be the original oak Tudor staircase. This spacious Lakeland house makes it easy for a large family group to relax and unwind after a hard day on the Fells. Both sitting rooms have cosy wood-burning stoves, and the bright and airy Georgian sitting room has a view of the pretty south-facing cottage garden. The dining room seats 12 in comfort; perfect for family gatherings and celebrations! The gardens and grounds have been re-landscaped and are a delight at any time of the year! Why not take a glass of wine into the Orchard Garden and listen to the sounds of the countryside; lively bird song and the soft bleating of our neighbour’s sheep… that’s headspace!


  • Two Sitting Rooms, each with Wood Burning Stove.
  • Flat Screen TVs with FreeView/BT YouView. DVD Players
  • Dining Room (Seats 12). 1 Infant High Chair provided.
  • 5 Bedrooms (twin room on ground floor)
  • Four bathrooms and a downstairs Cloakroom with WC
  • Fully fitted Kitchen: 2 Fridges, Freezer, Dishwasher, Microwave
  • RangeMaster Cooker: 2 electric ovens & grill, 5 gas rings.
  • Nespresso Coffee Machine. (Bring your favourite Nespresso pods).
  • Washing Machine & Tumble Dryer.
  • Tea towels provided.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

  • Master Bedroom: Super-King size zip-link bed and Chaise Longue.
  • En-Suite Shower Room, WC & hand basin.
  • Bedrooms 2 & 3: Super-King size zip-link bed.
  • All Super-King size beds split to offer two 3ft single beds.
  • Bedroom 4: Luxurious King-Size ‘Feather & Black’ metal bed.
  • Bedroom 5: Two 3ft single beds. Accessed via 4 steps up from the Tudor sitting room. (Ideal for those with limited mobility).
  • En-suite Shower room to bedroom 5, with WC & hand basin.
  • Egyptian Cotton bedlinen & snuggly duvets.
  • Main Bathroom: Roll-top bath, separate shower, WC & hand basin.
  • Additional Bathroom, with shower cubicle, WC & hand basin.
  • Fresh fluffy towels & bath mats provided.
  • Baby changing mat and booster step provided.
  • Travel Cot (Base 95x65cm). Bring own linen & mattress protectors.

Further Information

  • Gas Central Heating throughout.
  • Wi-Fi.
  • Private parking for 3 cars beside RGH.
  • Beautiful apple orchard and cottage gardens.
  • Garden dining table with parasol (seats 10) ~ a perfect social space for outdoor entertaining.
  • Well behaved dog welcome! Dogs are NOT permitted on the furniture, in bedrooms/upstairs.
  • Dogs cannot be left home alone at any time.
  • Small children to be supervised at all times.
  • Strictly No Smoking/No Vaping indoors.
  • Doorstep Delivery Service: milk & basic provisions.
  • Cosy Logs at Ings: 0788 740 9829: Deliver 30cm long kiln-dried logs for the Wood Burning Stoves.
  • On-Line Supermarkets (Tesco, Asda, and Sainsbury’s) deliver to RGH.
  • Brilliant walks start from the garden gate – why not leave the car behind!
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