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Bents Camping Barn

Accommodation Details

Bents Camping Barn (formerly a shepherds cottage in the 1600's) is a great base for exploring the brilliant fell walking in the Howgill Fells. The Howgills are a relatively unknown part of The Lake District and they offer a great opportunity to get away from the crowds. Days out include Wild Boar Fell, Crosby Garrett Common, Smardale Gill Nature Reserve and Sunbiggin Tarn. This is also fabulous Mountain Biking Country. The Settle to Carlisle Railway 5 miles away at Kirkby Stephen and the Barn is also accessible from the "coast to coast" route.

The Barn has recently been refurbished, Electric lighting and power points throughout (£1 coin meter) and there are 2 sleeping rooms on the first floor. On the ground floor there is a kitchen with cooking area a dining area with tables and benches and a w.c with washbasins. Kitchen includes: Crockery, Cutlery, Toaster, Microwave, 3 Electric cooking rings, 2 electric kettles. Overflow Camping Available with Sole Occupancy bookings - Contact Barn direct for details.


Accommodation Location

Bents Camping Barn, Newbiggin on Lune, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4NX

Hostel or Bunkhouse



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