Brackenhill Tower Cumbria - Historic, Luxury Self Catering Property of Distinction. Full of history and romance, Brackenhill Tower is unique as being the only Scottish peel tower (fortified house) standing now on English soil, situated in the heart of what was once "the debatable lands" now just in England but practically right on the border with Scotland and only 6 miles from the romantic Wedding capital of Scotland Gretna Green.
The present tower, dating from the 16th Century, stands in its own grounds with ample car parking facilities and acres of landscaped gardens.
The Tower House Sleeps 10 PEOPLE and THE adjoining Jacobean Cottage sleeps 4-6 PEOPLE. This former Clan Graham stronghold now offers luxurious self catering accommodation combined with the character of authentic 16th Century castle living.
Brackenhill Tower is the perfect location for a holiday exploring the Scottish Borders, the North of England and the nearby Lake District, or a perfect venue for your wedding accommodation after a Gretna Green Wedding.
Brackenhill is located 3 miles east of Longtown, approximately 10 miles north of the city of Carlisle.
From the North (A7)
1.Turn left at Grahams Arms in centre of Longtown, 1st right turn after national speed limit signs, signed "Shankhill".
2.After approximately 3 miles, turn right 50 yards after entrance to Brackenhill Farm.
3.Entrance through ornate black gate and castled pillars.
From the south a7
1.Turn right at Grahams Arms in centre of Longtown, then follow above
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Nearby Towns and Cities
Longtown - 3 miles - local market town
Gretna green - 6 miles - romantic wedding capital
Carlisle - 10 miles - historic border city
Brampton - 12 miles - tourist market town
Dumfries - gateway to galloway coast
Lockerbie - scottish market town
Gretna Green, Hadrians Wall, Carlisle Castle and Cathedral, Lanorcross Priory, Naworth Castle, Lake District and the Scottish Borders.