Return to site

Back to nature in Cumbria

“A blissful boutique-barn B&B: wood-burning stoves, cool styling and wild moorland through the windows”

This is an unbeatable place for hearty walking and deep relaxation prize break. Located deep into the moors, you arrive - and immediately know the journey has been worth it. A cream door in the huge stone barn swings open, and Graham and Fiona - all smiles and quiet elegance - take your coats and cases, and settle you in front of a wood-burning stove, with homemade scones, cakes and a menu of a dozen teas.

The teas are a clue. Both owners have lived abroad (Graham brought up on an Indian tea plantation), and beautiful furnishings and objets from their travels are scattered throughout the barn’s 3 huge floors. The first-floor dining and sitting areas are an airy, open-plan affair with exposed stone walls, open beams, limestone-flagged floors and lofty windows. The bedrooms are filled with exotic vases and colourful wall-hangings. A dream barn conversion, and perfect for couples in search of a stylish, outdoorsy, peaceful escape.

We can organise any number of nights and the following activities, just choose what works best for your campaign:

  • A trip to Hawes in Wensleydale (24km/15m) and take a walk up to Hardraw Force - reputedly England’s largest single-drop waterfall - and explore the famous cheese ‘creamery’ 
  • A guided walk from the doorstep: either a gentle stroll along the river or pick up the Dales Way (the 125km long-distance trail from Ilkley, West Yorkshire, to Bowness, Cumbria), which passes through the property 
  • Book a walk with a local shepherdess; she’ll even take people barefoot if they fancy that back-to-nature feel 
  • 30 minutes' drive from the Lake District for easy day trips 
  • A deliciously decadent in-room massage or a pampering facial or manicure 
Enquire for more details here.
All Posts

Almost done…

We just sent you an email. Please click the link in the email to confirm your subscription!

OKSubscriptions powered by Strikingly