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Acorn House Hire

Acorn House – Accessible Group Accommodation For Hire

Acorn House is a self-contained accommodation unit which is wheelchair friendly and accessible for all to enjoy.

It sleeps up to 24 people across 10 en-suite bedrooms so it’s perfect for a large group. It also has its own central lounge, kitchen and dining area for preparing meals and socialising.


Acorn House is a group accommodation building set within the 15 acre grounds of Bendrigg Trust – a specialist outdoor education centre and charity, working with those of all abilities. During the year, the building is used mainly by school groups, charities or families, booking an all inclusive trip to stay in the accommodation, have food provided and take part in a full programme of adventure activities provided by Bendrigg.

However there are occasional dates throughout the year where the building is available to hire either as self catered or a catered accommodation option.

The building is located on the outskirts of Kendal, making it a fantastic base to explore The Lake District National Park which as several “miles without stiles” walks

and on the other side The Yorkshire Dales National Park who also have “miles without stiles” walks and tramper hire for visits to places such as Ingle borough show cave.

Accommodation Features

Features include :

  • Automatic doors & lights
  • Wi-fi
  • Ceiling mounted H-track hoists in 6 bedrooms and an additional hoist in the lounge
  • Large bathrooms
  • Electric shower beds and chairs
  • 12 Profile beds
  • Laundry Facilities (for emergency use)
  • Lockable Medication Fridge

We also have some additional daily living accessible aids which can be used for the duration of your stay. Please ask our bookings team about these when you get in touch as we will need to allocate them to your booking – this is done on a first come first served basis and subject to availability.

Guided Tour

Check out Acorn House on the Bendrigg Guided Tour below!

2022 Dates, Prices & Information

This years dates may be updated periodically throughout the year, if you are interested in a date which is not listed below, please do get in touch with our friendly team.
Dates (updated 22/02/2022):
Fri 11th – Sun 13th March 2022 (2 nights)
Fri 22nd – Mon 25th April 2022 (2 or 3 nights)
Fri 13th – Tues 17th May 2022 (2, 3 or 4 nights)
Mon 4th – Fri 8th July 2022 (2, 3 or 4 nights)
Prices (inc. VAT for up to 24 people) Self-Catering :
2 nights: £1,164
3 nights: £1,746
4 nights: £2,328

How to book?

Please contact our team on 01539 723766 or via our contact form pages.

We hope to welcome you to stay in Acorn House very soon!