Lancaster, United Kingdom

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


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 check-in time: 4pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 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 restaurant and bar will be closed on the 3rd October 2016.

Apartment refurbishments will take place from 18 February 2017 to 26 May 2017. This work will be conducted from 7am - 6pm and every effort will be made to minimise noise and disturbance. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

Garden and paths renovation will take place from 20 February 2017 to 14 May 2017. This will be conducted from 8am - 4pm and every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

Re-paving the accessing road from front of house to the woodlands and car park from 24 April 2017 to 18 June 2017 8am - 5pm. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

Refurbishment work to the main house, library and chapel will take place from 10 September 2017 to 18 December 2017 from 8am - 4pm. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

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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.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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