Annette and her partner Gerry, alsong with Sarah, Sharen and Annettes daughter Michala do a fantastic job running the Stores and Post Office.
You are guaranteed a good laugh (which is free!) as well as coming out with the items you originally went in for.
They have also opened up part of the shop where you can sit down for a light refreshments, and if it's a nice day you have the choice of sitting out in the garden.
Our Village shop is run by Annette Jackson & Gerry and is a great place to go, wether it's just for friendly banter, or the local paper, well, in fact for anything as it sells just about anything you could want!
Normal Stores/Shop hours of opening are:-
Monday to Saturday 7am - 5.30pm
Sunday 8am to 12 noon
We are one of the few villages in the area which can still boast a Post Office! Anything from sending a letter which ever service you require, to parcels, taxing your vehicles and drawing your pension.
Post Office Opening Hours are:-
Monday & Tuesday 9am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9am - 1.30pm
Thursday & Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am - 12.30pm
Sundays Closed All Ay
After the Government Announcement today Wednesday 30th December 2020, we have unfortunately had to close again for a 3rd time after being placed into Tier 4 for the forseeable future.
Thank You For
Your Patince and
for your Custom,
we will look forward to hopefully seeing you all again very soon.
With the "Utmost Safety" of our Customers in mind,
we take every precaution possible including the
"Updated Guidelines" from the Government
as to how to keep
Business - Safely!
(Once We Have Been Allowed To Re-Open?)
We invested in a "Fogging Machine"
which along with the solution used is certified to kill ALL Viral
and Bacterial Infections, should there be any present.
We also meticulously clean and sanitise all areas which could have been touched either by ourselves or our Guests, and finishing with a "Steam Cleaner"
so that we can be sure that everything is safe.
There are Hand Sanitisers in the Rooms of the Main House,
as well as the Lodges, and we also wear
Face Masks and Gloves too.
We will look forward to welcoming you back to Stafford House in the very near future.
Please be aware that unfortunately we do not allow pets into the main building of
However you are more than welcome to bring them along when you are staying in our Lodges
Over the winter of 2019 and into 2020, we have been making changes to the Lodges.
Blencathra Lodge now sleeps up to 2 People, and
Pennine Lodge can sleep up to 6 People.
There are still more changes to come, and hopefully you'll like them!
Check out the Lodge Section to see what we have done!