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Augill Castle - A Special Place to Stay

Augill Castle

South Stainmore, Near Kirkby Stephen
Cumbria, England, CA17 4DE

Phone: 01768 341937

Secretly Famous™ for…

Being unlike anywhere you have ever stayed before, renowned for its laid back friendliness and warmth.

We bought Augill Castle as a wreck in the Autumn of 1997 embarking on an ongoing project to breath new life into the castle and restore it to some of its former glory. The structure of the castle was sound but the internal fabric was in a shocking state of disrepair. But, 137 burst pipes, several thousand pounds of dry rot treatment, hundreds of metres of new wiring and plumbing later, our first three bedrooms were open for business in June 1998.

Every room in the castle has now been re-decorated at least once with our last guest bedrooms being finished in May 2008, taking us to a total of eleven. In December 2008 we refurbished the library and finally Simon had somewhere permanent to keep his collection of antique books. Doubling as the bar, it is a perfect place to sit and put the world to rights.

Augill is a famously family freindly living home that will continue to evolve as we and our guests do and we will continue to enjoy sharing the story.

Simon & Wendy Bennett

Augill Castle has eleven bedrooms, all of an equal standard but each with a very different character. Some have four poster beds, others four poster baths. There are turrets for wardrobes, stained glass windows and big views. All our bedrooms are decorated with bold colours and furnished
with antiques. There's certainly no chintz but you won't find safe modern interiors with lots of beige, cream and black here either.

All the castle's meals are prepared from the fines ingredients sourced from our own garden and England’s northern counties, often organic but always from producers who recognize the importance of quality over quantity.

A Special Place to Stay