Welcome to Steele's Mill

5-Star Self-catering holiday accommodation on the banks of the River Lyvennet, Penrith, Cumbria

Our restored mill is perfect spot for views of the river’s varied wildlife…

This newly-restored corn mill sits in a quiet, idyllic setting on the banks of the River Lyvennet in Cumbria. It includes a viewing balcony where you can relax, take in the wonderful views and become acquainted with the inhabitants of the river, which includes kingfisher, dipper, brown trout, heron and the occasional otter.

Steele’s Mill is family-run with a friendly welcome and service. An ideal base for an active outdoor or touring holiday, especially for cyclists & walkers, it has a high standard of accommodation, including a fully fitted kitchen/dining area which features the original mill workings behind glass.

Sleeping 4 in 2 bedrooms, this 5 star graded holiday property is set over 3 floors.

The Mill

Steele's Mill is 5 Star holiday accommodation sleeping 4 in 2 bedrooms within a beautifully converted corn mill, on the banks of the River Lyvennet. As a converted mill, the mill has kept many of the original features- most notably the mill wheel and the grinding stones.

A mill has stood on the present site since at least 1327 and every effort has been made to preserve its history, including retaining the original mill workings such as millstones, applewood cogs and mill gearing.

Dogs welcome holiday accommodation, Cumbria

Looking for character, historic holiday accommodation that welcomes dogs? Steele's Mill is a dog friendly holiday home, sleeping 4 in 2 bedrooms.

The enclosed garden makes it an ideal holiday home for those with pets.

Stabling & Livery

Bring your horse on holiday with you, and Lyvennet Stables can offer 5 star livery comfort while you enjoy your stay at Steele’s Mill, or any of the Lyvennet Cottages.

Fishing Holidays

Of special interest to fly fishers is our one mile of private double bank fishing for brown trout on the River Lyvennet – fishing is reserved exclusively for our guests.

The Area

Steele's Mill is situated in Kings Meaburn, a small farming village 5 miles west of Appleby the old county town of Westmorland, and 10 miles south of Penrith.

The area is deservedly popular for walkers and cyclists - Steele's Mill is an ideal holiday home for those looking for walking/cycling breaks.

Appleby lies in a loop of the river Eden and is overlooked by the Pennine range with the Lake District Fells showing on the western horizon, just a few miles away...