Prices & Booking 2020

Rooms are priced per night including breakfast, with reduced rates for stays of 2 nights or more.

We are happy to accommodate children over 5 years of age.

Double room ..............................................    £99
Twin room ..................................................    £110
Single room ...............................................    £70
Single occupancy of double/twin room ........  £85
Family Room (1 double + 1 single bed) ........£130

Make a Booking Enquiry

Please use the form below to enquire about our availability for your required holiday dates.  Simply complete the form and click on the Submit Enquiry button and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

If you have any questions or special needs or wish to book by telephone, please call us on 016973 51055
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Booking Terms and Conditions for Wallsend Guest House

A deposit is required to secure all bookings and is non-refundable in the event of cancellation.

All prices are inclusive of  breakfast.

All rooms are ensuite.

The Guest House is strictly non-smoking.

Children over 5 years of age are welcome.

Check in is from 17:00 to 18:00.  We are unable to accept guests checking in outside these times.   
Check out is by 09:30 due to time required for deep cleaning

Guests are responsible for any damage or loss caused to us or our property by their behaviour, omission, default or neglect and guests agree to indemnify us and to pay us on demand the amount reasonably required to make good or remedy any such damage or loss.

We require all guests to comply with all legal regulations such as health and safety, fire precautions, no smoking policy and others requirements that enhance the comfort and wellbeing of our guests. We reserve the right to terminate your booking immediately without being liable for any refund or compensation where you or your guest/s engage in unacceptable behaviour that causes a disturbance or nuisance to other guests.

Wallsend Guest House Cancellation Policy

Due to the high demand for accommodation in the area, and the lead time of the bookings we receive, it is not possible to replace cancellations at short notice.

We therefore operate a clear Cancellation Policy which applies to all guests whether booking individually or through a tour company.

Please find details of our policy outlined below


cancellation up to 28 days of accommodation date


Deposit only forfeited

28 – 15 days before accommodation date

50% of accommodation fee required.


14  - 8 days before accommodation date

75% of accommodation fee required


7 days or less notice

Full accommodation fee payable.



Access Guide for Wallsend Guest House  

 Reviewed 15.06.2020


Wallsend Guest House offers high quality bed and breakfast accommodation in a quiet village location.  The building was once the rectory for the neighbouring church, and as such is of traditional construction. It has over an acre of wooded gardens which are landscaped around tall pine and yew trees.   The parking area is pebbled and stone steps lead to the front door.  All guest bedrooms are en-suite and are located upstairs.  The guests lounge and dining room are on the ground floor.   There is no provision for wheelchair access.


• Wallsend Guest House has its own website which offers information about the accommodation, services and local area .  We advise pre-booking well in advance, as during the season the accommodation is very much in demand

• We are situated 7 miles from Wigton which is the nearest town offering the closest cash machines, petrol stations, shops, chemists etc.  The nearest  Accident and Emergency department is at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle

• The nearest Shopmobility scheme is in Wigton, as is the nearest Radar toilet

• Wallsend Guest House offers full Wi-Fi access for guests.

• A public bus service (Stagecoach 93) to Carlisle (15 miles away) runs through the village six days per week.

• Baggage transfer companies operate regularly in the area e.g Walkers Bags,  Hadrians Haul, Sherpa

• Information about the accommodation can be provided in large print as required

• Guest can contact us by phone, fax, text or email

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

• There is ample free car parking for guests at the front of the property, surfaced in gravel/pebbles

• There are stone steps up to the front door but no ramp or rails

• There is an entrance gate which is kept closed at all times, and a doorbell at the front door

• The telephone number for the guest house is clearly visible on signage at the front of the property,  An  emergency number is on display in the property for guests.

• There is good provision for dogs with a separate exercise area

• Bags can be portered from vehicles to and from bedrooms

• There is external lighting to the front of the property to assist arrival


·      Check in is between 16:00 and 18:00 and check out by 10:00.  Other times by prior arrangement

Main Entrance, Reception & Ticketing Area

• Guests are met by the hosts on arrival at the front door and are asked to complete a Registration Card.

• The entrance hall and guest area is well lit.  Guests step up on sandstone flags from the porch into the hall.   Seating is provided.  The step from porch to  hall is taped with anti slip chevron hazard tape.

• A computer is available to all guests, with free Wi-Fi access.

• Keys to the bedroom door and front door are issued on arrival

• Guests are introduced to the property and a Welcome Book is provided in each bedroom with emergency procedures, menus and local information

• Tariffs are clearly displayed

• Service dogs are well provided for with food, water, shower facilities and bedding, as well as an exercise area.   All dog guests receive a welcome pack.

Public Areas - Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc

• The staircase is in three sections with a galleried landing

• There is no lift to the first floor

• Areas are carpeted throughout.  The décor is sympathetic to the style of the building

• Guests may use the business telephone on request.  There are cordless phones for ease of access.

• Dogs are welcome and their welfare is well provided for

• There are no adapted toilet or bathroom facilities available

Public Areas - Sitting room, lounges, lobbies etc

• The living areas are of homely style - well lit, carpeted and domestic in nature

• Dogs are welcomed and their welfare is well provided for

• There is a toilet and washbasin on the ground floor for guests use which is not adapted in any way

• A downstairs cloakroom is available for coats and outdoor clothing

• There are no lifts to the first floor.  The staircase is wide, but split into three sections with a galleried landing area. There is a solid oak bannister

• Guests may use the business telephone by request

Public WCs

• There is one communal toilet in the downstairs cloakroom for guests use as required

Restaurant / Dining Room, Bar & Bar area, Take Away & Cafe

• The guests dining room is off the main hall. There is a small step down into the room from the hall and the kitchen access.  Chevron anti slip safety tape   has been applied to these steps.

• The dining room is well-lit

• Seating and tables are movable

• Menus can be modified according to individual needs

• The house and its premises are strictly no smoking areas

• Picnics may be taken in the grounds

Bedrooms & Sleeping Areas

• There are no bedrooms or bathrooms suitable for wheelchair users

• All rooms have Freeview satellite televisions with remote controls, also radio alarm clocks

•   Each bathroom has a electric shaver point.

• Each room has a cordless kettle with level indicator

• There is a fridge for guests on the landing adjacent to bedrooms

• Anti allergy bedding can be provided

• Dog bedding can be provided

Additional Information

• Fire procedures are well signed

• Dogs are welcomed

• A fridge is available for the storage of medications

• Emergency procedures in the night are signposted

• A library of books and local information is available to all guests

• The grounds are extensive, wooded and lawned with ample seating areas.  There are no formal paths

• Mobile phone signals can be sporadic in the rural area around the house, and also within it.




  Wallsend Guest House
  The Old Rectory
  Bowness on Solway
  CA7 5AF

Telephone:  016973 51055

Fax:  016973 51055



Grid reference:

54.54'5 N
  3.5'  20 W

Hours of operation:  24 hour operation/52 weeks per year

Emergency number:  07860 127053 

Local accessible taxi numbers:  P & J Carlisle 01228 537540/07979 922819

Future Plans

• Annual review of Access Statement

Contact Telephone and Email Address


We welcome your feedback to help us continually improve if you have any comments please phone 01697351055 or email