Our Awards

  • Visit England Welcome Awards

    Visit Egland award four specialist marques for establishments which welcome and provide full facilities for families, walkers, cyclists, and pets.

    Monkhouse Hill welcomes all these groups, and has been awarded all four marques.

  • Visit England Gradings

    Monkhouse Hill is assessed anually by Visit England against the national quality scheme.

    All cottages have been awarded either four or five stars. All are at Gold Award level, reflecting the top end position of each in their respective bands. Most also have the level 1 mobility award.

  • Cumbria Tourism Awards

    Cumbria Tourism run an annual competition to find the county's best in a number of categories, including Self Catering Holiday of the Year.

    We have either won or been a runner up in these awards in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015. We have also received a National Siver award from Visit England.

  • Environmental Award and Support

    Following rigourous examinations of our environmental practices, we have retained a Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold Award for the last 5 years.

    We are menbers of Nurture Lakeland and support 'Fix the Fells' and 'Red Squirrel NE' through guest donation and a share of our booking revenues.