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Knipe Hall - an idyllic location for your wedding

Knipe Hall is located in the beautiful surroundings of Lowther Valley, Near Askham in Penrith. This 17th-century Grade II-Listed period farmhouse retains many of its original features, and offers a charming locale for a short break. Next to the farmhouse are function facilities, including the 'party barn' - ideal for celebrating birthdays and weddings into the wee small hours.

Go cruising with Ullswater Steamers

Under 10 miles from Askham, Ullswater was known as the 'dark lake' in Arthurian legend. Kids will love the tales of monsters in the waters as you cruise by spectacular scenery, including woodlands and fells, and England's third highest mountain, Helvellyn, looming in the distance. Lucky passengers may also witness wildlife including red deer and red squirrels, which are rarely seen on these shores anymore.

Explore the historic market town of Penrith

Only an 11-mile drive from Knipe Hall, Penrith is steeped in history. From the 14-century Penrith Castle and 13th-century Brougham Castle, to St Andrew's Church and the Penrith Beacon monument, there's plenty for lovers of history, and scenic walks aplenty for those who can't get enough of the great outdoors. Planning a trip to Knipe Hall? Travelodge Penrith Hotel is under six miles away from Knipe Hall. Travelodge Carlisle M6 Hotel is the next Nearest, around half an hour's drive away.