Brompton on Swale Bunkbarn, 24 Richmond Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 7HE

Call Chris Wilkin on 01748 818326

Near Richmond in the Yorkshire Dales

Situated 3 miles east of Richmond in the picturesque village of Brompton on Swale, this bunkbarn is ideally located for walking, cycling and exploring the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas. Swaledale and Wensleydale are easily accessible, Easby Abbey and Church, Richmond Castle, Kipling Hall and the Georgian theatre are local historic places of interest. Ellerton lakes are a short distance away for outdoor swimming and canoeing. Adrenalin, Ariel Extreme, The Forbidden Corner and paintballing are local attractions. The bunk barn is dog friendly and has an area for securing bikes overnight. The village shop is directly opposite and has a large selection of food and drink, there is a pub 200 yards away and a larger pub 1/2 mile away. The barn has a fully equipped kitchen, shower and toilet. An area for BBQs available on request, duvets and pillows are provided but require a sheet sleeping sack (£1 hire), towels are also available to hire and washing and drying facilities available for a small charge.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Yorkshire and Lancashire and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    12: 3x4
  • Open:

    All year. All day
  • Price per night:

    £15 per person. Sole use £180. Sleeping bag hire £2, towels £1. Electricity meter £1.
  • Booking:

    Book via phone or email
  • Directions:

    From A1 follow signs to Brompton on Swale. Go through the village on Richmond Road, after The Crown pub the sign for the Bunkbarn is on the right. Turn down the farm track and through the gate.
  • Public Transport :

    Train at Darlington, X34 bus from Darlington to Richmond stops close by.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk Mountain Bike Coast to Coast Cathedral Cycle Route Walney to Wear
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
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aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
hSome areas heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
ZDogs by arrangement
5Very basic accommodation


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Ideal for cyclists; Simple hostel on the C2C and Tour De Yorkshire routes

November 5th 2019

Brompton on Swale Bunkhouse is ideally located for Wensleydale and Swaledale, Coast to Coast and Tour De Yorkshire routes. It welcomes individual cyclists and groups. There is a Safe lock up for bikes, local bike shop for repairs and parts. Comfortable accommodation with local shop opposite and pub within walking distance.

Located on a small working farm, just 3 miles east of Richmond, Yorkshire. Brompton on Swale Bunkbarn offers a welcome break from walking or cycling the Coast to Coast. A pot of tea for weary walkers upon arrival and safe storage for bikes makes this bunkhouse especially welcoming. Close to the Yorkshire Dales, Swaledale, Wensleydale, Easby Abbey, Richmond Castle & Ellerton Lakes. Dogs are welcome to stay but must be kept on a lead around the yard as there are ducks, hens and geese.

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Richmond Walking and Book Festival, 28th Sept till 6th Oct 2019

September 26th 2019

This festival is a great opportunity for an autumn break; combining daytime walks led by knowledgeable guides, with evening talks from popular and emerging authors. You create your own programme; do as little or as much as you choose, of either or both. The Festival is centred in the lively and picturesque market town of Richmond, Just 6 miles from Brompton-on-Swale Bunkbarn (3 miles if walk directly along the bridle path from Easby).

The Walks Programme features walks of varying lengths that take you out into some of the most stunning scenery England has to offer, in the Yorkshire Dales and other less well visited areas within easy reach of Richmond.  We also offer shorter town-based walks of local interest and a programme of Health Walks. With at least 3 walks per day to choose from you will be spoilt for choice.

Everything you need to ensure a wonderful day or longer stay, whether a solo traveller or with a group of friends.   Find our more here.

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Biking in the Yorkshire Dales

April 30th 2020

 Thursday afternoon was warm and sunny, as I drew into the farm at Brompton on Swale which housed the bunkbarn I’d booked into.

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