English Hostels : Self catering camping barn in the Yorkshire Dales


Airton Barn, Friends Meeting House, The Nook, Airton, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4AE

Airton Barn offers overnight accommodation for up to 18 people. Situated in the quiet village of Airton in central Malhamdale, the Barn is on the Pennine Way and the Way of the Roses cycle route. It is an easy walk from Malham Cove, Gordale Scar and Janet’s Foss. The Three Peaks and Brontë Country are a short drive away. The historic Friends Meeting House on site has been used by Quakers since the mid-17th century, being located in the region known by Quakers as ‘1652 Country’. Accommodation in the Barn includes a dormitory room with 6 bunk-beds and two multi-purpose rooms for which fold-out mattresses and airbeds are provided. Tent space in the enclosed garden for up to 2 medium tents can be hired when the Barn is full. There are two equipped kitchens, two bathrooms and a separate toilet. Bedding can be hired on request and there is a small store of basic non-perishable food. Supplies can also be ordered in advance and collected from the village farm shop. Up to 4 bicycles can be stored securely on site.

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Airton Barn, Friends Meeting House | English Hostels : Self catering camping barn in the Yorkshire Dales


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01729 830263

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Rooms & Beds:

6 bunk beds + 6 mattresses + 6 air beds. Overflow camping for 2 tents.


All year, warden resident on site.

Price per night:

£17pp. Larger groups call to discuss requirements and rates.


Groups fewer than 6 may book up to 3 months in advance; groups larger than 6 may book at any time.


Pennine Way

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The Friend in Residence


Entering Airton from Gargrave take the first right. Barn is the 4th house on the right. Leave the Pennine Way at Airton Bridge, walk towards the village. The Barn is the first house on the left. Knock on the white door. GR SD 904592

Public Transport:

Trains at Skipton (11 miles) and Gargrave (7 miles by road, 4 miles by Pennine Way). Limited buses from Skipton (via Gargrave) and Malham.

This accommodation is available to individuals and is on the Pennine Way.

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Tranquility, scenery and history

Tranquility, scenery and history

Amongst the Yorkshire Dales tourist attractions

Airton Meeting House is a a peaceful, historic venue ideal for retreats and group holidays with self catering accommodation in a recently renovated camping barn.  Here you will find tranquility, scenery and history amongst the Yorkshire Dales most popular tourist attractions.  The history of the Meeting House and Airton Barn, which are still operated by the local Quaker group, has been documented in this new book “Hidden in Plain Sight”.

Airton Barn

Airton Barn

Refurbishment of this much loved accommdation

The wonderful improvement works at Airton Barn have meant a real renaissance for both the historic Quaker Meeting House and the so-called Barn which is now a comfortable, well-furnished modern venue. It is so incredibly peaceful there. What a tonic for our often shredded nerves.

On the Pennine Way

On the Pennine Way

Overnight accommodation for up to 16 people at Airton.

Airton Camping Barn provides self catering accommodation in the quiet village of Airton on the Pennine Way.  It welcomes walkers with sleeping accommodation in bunks and on airbeds.

Contact Airton Barn, Friends Meeting House:

01729 830263MessageView website