Brockwood Hall, Cumbria
Example Booking: 78,000 eXpectations points, 14th September 2018, 3-bed sleeps 6
less than £18pppn*
Could there be any-more perfect staycation destination than a week at Brockwood Hall on the edge of the stunningly beautiful Lake District National Park?
A fantastic holiday opportunity was available on RCI.com when we looked on 06/12/17 for eXpectations members to relax in a 3-bedroom Scandinavian style chalet sleeping 6 people for 7-nights, with an arrival date of 14th September 2018, for just 78,000 points.
RCI Gold Crown Brockwood Hall
The historic Brockwood Hall dating from 1884, is situated in the Whicham Valley with its unspoilt woodlands, sparkling lakes, and the Black Combe mountain provides a stunning backdrop. This peaceful part of the Lake District is an ideal holiday destination for nature lovers and those looking to enjoy outdoor activities in stunning surroundings.
This resort has won many awards including TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence (2017) for its high-standard accommodation, superb facilities and friendly service.
They say first impressions last, this certainly is the case as you drive through the old stone gateway to approach the grand looking Manor House surrounded by lush green landscapes. The friendly staff are not the only ones to welcome you, as you will soon notice the beautiful, resident peacocks gracefully roaming the grounds.
Guests are invited to indulge in the awe-inspiring countryside by walking or cycling along nature trails before relaxing in the sauna and taking a dip in the heated indoor pool. Savour unforgettable culinary delights in Clara’s restaurant or enjoy a light snack and drink in the Pesto Bar. Challenge your partner to a game of chess on the open-air board or compete on the board games. Wi-Fi access areas enable you to catch up with friends back home.
Wake to the sound of birdsong in the comfort of a charming wooden chalet tucked amongst the woodland. The spacious three-bedroom chalet features a fully equipped kitchen overlooking the open plan lounge/dining area. Enjoy modern and comfortable furnishings including two shower/bathrooms and a TV, DVD, and free Wi-Fi provided for your entertainment. Admire the beautiful scenery from your own private veranda/balcony and relax in the outdoor hot tub.
Visiting Cumbria in September is a beautiful time of the year with the countryside starting to change to a pallet of vibrant Autumn colours. Although the weather in Cumbria can be variable, generally visitors can expect to enjoy mild daytime temperatures of around in the high teens.
The idyllic location of Brockwood Hall guarantees guests total relaxation and the opportunity to explore the Lake Districts attractions.
A short distance from Brockwood Hall the quaint seaside fishing village of Haverigg offers a charming atmosphere along with long sandy beaches with a fun children’s park, the protected dune is a haven for birdwatching.
What could be better than exploring the magnificent countryside on horse-back? Whether an experienced rider or novice the Cumbrian Heavy Horses team will guide you along pathways with spectacular views of the fells and the Black Combe Mountain or ride these gentle giant horses along the beach and through the lapping waves.
You cannot leave the Lake District without visiting the picturesque lakes. Jump aboard a boat to cruise along the ten and a half mile-long Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake. Derwentwater offers outstanding beauty with the fells of Cat Bells to the west of the lake and Friar’s Crag to the east. A short walk from the lake the charismatic village of Keswick offers a choice of boutiques, traditional pubs, and tea shops.
The mystical haunted Muncaster Castle offers an array of activities guaranteeing a memorable experience. Wander around the castle to admire the fine architecture, rich history and discover the fascinating ghost stories of the 16th-Century jester, Tom Skelton. The Castle boasts 77-acres of ancient gardens and depending on the time of year, visitors can enjoy blooms of colour from the bluebell woods, rhododendron bushes, magnolias, and daffodils. The most popular attraction is the flying displays at the Hawk and Owl Centre, admire the incredible speed and grace of these beautiful birds of prey or experience close encounters with many bird species within their aviaries.
The Lake District is home to the inspirational Beatrix Potter, the world-famous children’s author, best known for The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Visitors of all ages will love the World of Beatrix Potter’s with delightful 3D exhibitions introducing you to the lovable characters including, Mr Tod in Tommy Brock’s house, Benjamin Rabbit eating Peter Rabbit’s lettuces and not forgetting the delightful Mrs Tiggy-winkle in her kitchen and Jeremy Fisher floating on his lily pad.
We could not find any availability at Brockwood Hall, Cumbria, to compare prices, so instead let’s look at the overall cost of this booking…
Full Members of eXpectations Holidays could have booked this 3-bedroom apartment (sleeping up to 6) during 14/9/2018 – 21/9/2018 for 78,000 points. To put this points value into perspective the total price for the holiday featured came to just £733 (based on 6 people sharing when we looked on: 6/12/2017). To calculate this we have included: the associated maintenance fees for 78,000 points, 1x annual membership and 1x online RCI exchange fee.
|Associated maintenance fees for 78,000 points @ £5.75 per thousand||£498|
|1 x eXpectations Annual Membership||£162|
|1 x RCI online exchange Fee||£116|
|Mandatory miscellaneous fees (e.g. tourist tax)||£0|
Based on 6 people sharing the price is less than £18PPPN for 7-nights within a 3-Bedroom apartment at Brockwood Hall during the dates featured in the example above.