Thurnham Hall by Diamond Resorts

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Why We Love It

  • This 12th-century country house is set on a 30-acre estate
  • It's a 15-minute drive south of Lancaster
  • The leisure centre features an indoor swimming pool, a sauna, a gym & a beauty salon
  • The apartments sleep 2-6 people & all feature fully equipped kitchens

Enjoyed This
(15 Member Ratings)
"The whole experience was great. Lovely place. Good food. Fab apartments. Very friendly ducks came to share breakfast. Can't wait to ho back."
Nov 19, 2017
Blackpool, United Kingdom


Map & Directions

The hotel is located just off the A588, 5.5 miles south of Lancaster. The resort is just over an hour's drive from Manchester city centre and airport. Direct trains from Manchester Airport take an hour and 15 minutes. A taxi from Lancaster train station to the hotel is up to £20. Alternatively, the bus takes 35 minutes and costs £3. There is a 7-minute walk from the bus stop to the hotel. Free parking is available on site.

Rooms & Rates

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Set on a 30-acre estate near Lancaster, Thurnham Hall is a 12th-century country house with a stunning Jacobean hall and a 19th-century chapel.

The resort is located in Thurnham village, a 15-minute drive south of Lancaster, and is surrounded by Lancashire's rolling hills, moors and canals. Lancaster's top attractions include a medieval castle, a 19th-century cathedral and the 54-acre Williamson Park, which has views of the Lake District and the Fylde coastline.

Original features in the Jacobean hall include a magnificent Tudor fireplace, Elizabethan friezes and oak panelling. The resort has a leisure centre with a swimming pool, a sauna, a gym and a beauty salon. Lunch and dinner are served in the traditional restaurant and the bar is located in the wood-panelled hall.

The 60 self-catering apartments are split between the main house and a series of stone outbuildings. They sleep between two and six people in studios, and 1- and 2-bedroom apartments. All feature a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, a microwave, a kettle and a dishwasher. 

All guests will receive a complimentary breakfast pack for up to four people, including bread, orange juice, milk, butter and jam.

Wi-Fi is available from £5.95 per day. 



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • No pets allowed
  • Spa
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking


  • Facilities for guests with special needs

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 10am.

Children and additional guests: Infant's cot/crib available on request, free of charge, for one child per room up to the age of 2.
There are no extra beds available. Extra guests stay free when using existing beds and bedding.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: A refundable security deposit of £100 per apartment is required upon arrival, and will be charged directly by the hotel. This deposit is obligatory and must be paid with a valid debit or credit card. Please note that cash is not accepted.

Please provide a printed copy of your booking confirmation on arrival. Only hotel guests are permitted on the premises and to use the hotel facilities.
Apartments are not cleaned on a daily basis. The number of cleans depends on the length of stay. Extra cleaning services are available for an additional fee.
Sofa beds are not made up on arrival, please contact the property directly to arrange this in advance. Wi-Fi is available from £5.95 per day. Charges vary depending on room type.
Apartments are not all on one level and there might be accessing / internal steps. For guests with mobility difficulties, please contact the property directly to arrange this in advance.
Car parking space is limited to one permit per room.
Additional fees apply for the use of the leisure centre and other resort facilities. Please contact the property directly for further information. The swimming pool operates an adult-only policy at certain times.
Tables in the restaurant are limited and advance booking is recommended to guarantee your reservation. Breakfast is served from 9-11am and food service is available from 12pm (last food orders 8:45pm). The bar is open from 9am to 11pm. For more information please call the property.
Please contact the property if you are due to arrive after 12am/midnight.
The bar and restaurant will be closed for maintenance from 8-14 January 2018.

Please be aware that all external phone calls made by the guests will be chargeable upon check out.

Hen and stag party bookings will not be accepted. The resort applies this policy strictly. Should a reservation be made for guests in a hen or stag party, the party will not be able to check-in and will not receive a refund. Should your conduct or that of any of your party during the course of your stay give resort management cause for concern, an additional payment of £1000 will be required by way of security deposit. This deposit will be refunded to you in full at the end of your stay provided that no damage has been caused. In serious cases, the resort reserves the right to evict guests whose anti-social behaviour affects the family-friendly atmosphere of the resort. When booking 5 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Fascias and soffits will be fitted outside the main complex from 26 September to 26 October 2017. The sports hall will be closed for refurbishment from 1 September - 30 November 2017. Badminton, xbox and table tennis will not be available during this time. Apartment refurbishments will take place from 11 September - 22 December 2017. Exterior lighting works and pathway repairs will take place around the resort from 11 September - 22 December 2017.

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Customer service available Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm GMT + 8.

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

It is the responsibility of the hotel chain and/or the individual property to ensure the accuracy of the photos displayed. Travelzoo is not responsible for any inaccuracies in the photos.

Enjoyed This
(15 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Thurnham Hall (part of Diamond Resorts) over the past 15 months.
4.6 Ambiance
4.5 Location
4.6 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.7 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
The whole experience was great. Lovely place. Good food. Fab apartments. Very friendly ducks came to share breakfast. Can't wait to ho back.
Sharon Nov 19, 2017 Blackpool, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Beautiful location
stephanie Oct 28, 2017 Liverpool, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
philip Jul 31, 2017 Liverpool, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The apartment
Nicole Jul 15, 2017 Pershore, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The beautiful and tranquil setting, surrounded by stunning architecture and history.
Other Comments
Relaxing stay in fabulous apartments, fully equipped and spotless. Spacious rooms, lovely bar area and amenities.
stephanie Jul 10, 2017 Liverpool, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Spotless and spacious accomodation ... Helpful staff
Other Comments
Excellent value for money
Karen Jul 01, 2017 Liverpool, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Beautiful hotel, very clean rooms
Mark Jun 27, 2017 redcar, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
standard of rooms
steven Mar 01, 2017 huddersfield, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
the quality of the appartment.
graham Jan 05, 2017 Lancashire, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The accommodation.
Claire Sep 23, 2016 Scarborough, United Kingdom

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