Shaw End Mansion

  • Shaw End from the river

  • Spring has arrived!

  • View from the house

  • Our Location

  • Shaw End

  • Bluebell wood

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  • Down by the river

  • Shaw End

  • The House

  • The Mansion

  • Garden

  • The house in winter

Luxury Self-Catering Holiday Accommodation

Situated on a two hundred acre estate, in a beautiful location and surrounded by fields and woodland, Shaw End Mansion's four stylish and spacious Georgian self-catering apartments with open fireplaces provide an excellent holiday base or short break destination. Shaw End, built in 1796 and restored by ourselves, is a popular venue for family reunions, weddings and corporate accommodation and can be booked as a whole, sleeping up to eighteen people.  

We are very proud to say that Shaw End Mansion has a four star guest accommodation rating from Visit England.

Availability and bookings can be checked here on our website, or by calling us on 01539 824220. We look forward to welcoming you to Shaw End Mansion!

Holiday Apartments, Kendal, The Lake District

The house is situated four miles north east of the market town of Kendal on the edge of the Lake District National Park, Cumbria.  The south facing aspect provides superb open views across farm and woodland to the Cumbrian hills.

There is fishing on our own river & tarn, horse riding within a mile, and miles of open fell & countryside to explore and enjoy. 

The Lake District itself has hundreds of events, attractions and activities to tempt you, as well as providing some of the best scenery that the UK has to offer. The central, northern and eastern Lakes are accessible from Shaw End by car, as are the gently rolling summits of the Howgills and Yorkshire Dales further to the east.

  • Self-catered accommodation
  • Luxury apartments set in a lovingly-restored period manor house
  • Perfect for weddings, corporate events, family events and as a luxury holiday retreat
  • Stunning scenery on the edge of Cumbria's Lake District National Park
  • The estate with its Mansion and traditional Lakeland farm buildings also provide varied film locations

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This Spring

The Lake District scenery still with its winter colours and atmospheric light is perfect for both fell or valley walks with a camera.  Capture the famous Lakeland daffodils just flowering now.  Retreat to a traditional Lakeland pub or cafe offering a cosy, welcome end to the day.  

For those wanting to enjoy a peaceful escape, Shaw End is perfect for daily walks right from the door, either through woodland, along the river bank, or climbing up onto Whinfell and down to the remote Borrowdale.  

Come back to a log fire and take in the beautiful views through the Georgian windows, from the warmth of your 


Enjoy Shaw End's spacious accommodation and book the whole house for a big family holiday or get away with friends.

Either click on the booking tab or call us at any time for details.