A Unique Destination in the Heart of Brontë Country

Frequently Asked Questions

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Q. How much does it cost to stay at Walshaw Lodge?

A. Please take a look at our Prices and Booking Page. When you book Walshaw Lodge you are entitled to bring up to 10 guests. If you would like to bring more guests (between 11-20) there is an additional charge of 5% per guest. This is to cover our increased overheads.

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Q. How can I find Walshaw Lodge?

A. Please take a look at our “How to find us” page. The nearest town to Walshaw Lodge is Hebden Bridge.

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Q. Can we bring dogs to stay at Walshaw Lodge?

A. Walshaw Lodge has been renovated to a very high standard and for that reason we are unable to allow dogs to stay.

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Q. Can we have fireworks?

A. Fireworks are allowed on Bonfire Night and New Years Eve, which are the only permitted nights under the Fireworks Act.

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Q. Is the house permanently staffed?

A. Our staff live locally and attend the house on a daily basis, as a minimum to clean the house and to turn down the beds for that homely touch.

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Q. Can I smoke in the building?

A. Walshaw Lodge is a no smoking house. We request that guest smoke outside the property.

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Q. Will my guests need to bring towels?

A. Each guest will be provided with a hand and bath towel.

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Q. What is provided by Walshaw Lodge?

A. All bed linen and towels are provided. There will be enough crockery and cutlery for the maximum occupancy for the house, and basics such as tea-towels and washing up liquid is provided.

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Q. Are logs available for the fireplace in the Drawing Room?

A. Logs are provided and there is an additional supply in the Games Room. If your party uses what we deem to be an unreasonably large amount of logs then we reserve the right to charge for this, as stated in our terms and conditions.

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Q. Do you have recycling facilities?

A. Yes, we provide recycling bins and encourage them to be used. These can be found in the kitchen pantry, downstairs by the back door.

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Q. What do we do in case of an emergency?

A. The house has a fully fitted fire alarm system, it is your responsibility to make your guests aware of the locations of the emergency exits and fire extinguishers in the house. All emergency numbers will be in your house instruction manual located in the drawing room.

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Q. Why do you need the damage deposit before we arrive?

A. Walshaw Lodge is a luxury destination and fitted to the very highest calibre of decor. As such, we request that guests honour the property with the respect it deserves. We provide a detailed inventory of Walshaw Lodge which is made available to all guests upon arrival. All that we ask is that the property is in the same condition upon leaving as it is upon arrival.