Dacres Stable Camping Barn, Grisedale Farm, Whinfell, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9EN
Eight person camping barn near SelsideOnly 20 minutes' drive from Kendal, Dacre's Stable Camping Barn at Grisedale Farm is in the new Eastern extension to the Lake District National Park, On a very quiet gated road away from the main A6 it is a perfect base from which to explore the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District and the Eden valley, all within an hour's drive. Great for mountain biking, walking, and cycling on quiet tracks and lanes, surrounded by wildlife and space to gaze, bird-watch, sketch, play, read or do nothing but dream. Dacre's Stable (named after a fell pony who lived at the farm) is a flexible, friendly space for families or groups, with a green ethos. It comfortably sleeps 6 on a sole use, self-catering basis. The ground floor sleeps 1 or 2 with shower room, wood-burner and well equipped kitchen. Upstairs, reached by outside steps, sleeps 5 with a wood-burner and drying rack. BYO towels, sleeping bags/ warm bedding, pillow cases, torches and some dry kindling wood. Availability is limited to certain groups configurations because of Covid so please phone to discus your booking.
Beds & Rooms:Sleeps 6
Open:Easter to November inclusive
Price per night:Sole use of the building. Ground floor only (sleeps 2) £50. Ground floor plus upper bunk room £80. Minimum 2 nights stay. Reductions for longer stays.
Booking:Please phone for availability and to book and discuss requirements.
Directions:10 mins from A6, 7miles north of Kendal, please phone for directions.
- Trains: Penrith & Oxenholme (30 mins' drive), Kendal (20 mins' drive). Car hire and National Express buses also at Kendal. No local buses.
- Long Distance Walks Trans Euro Trail Dales Way
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Access: We have a level entry way on the ground floor, the gravel drive can be a little tricky to negotiate Bedrooms: There is a ground floor bedroom which is wheelchair accessible Toilet; There is a toilet on the ground floor, it is also wheelchair accessible and contains a wet room, there are grab rails by the toilet, sink and on the door. ..Click for photos and more
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April 30th 2021
Dacre’s Stable (named after a fell pony who lived at the farm) is a flexible, friendly space for low key people, with a green ethos. With limited availability due to Covid distancing you will need to chat with Hilary to see if the accommodation suits your family or group.
Dacres Stable Camping Barn
August 26th 2019
Excellant value group accommodation in the Lake District National Park
Our little camping barn has disabled access, a drying room, and self catering facilities! The Lake District has endless opportunities for views, outdoor sports, hikes, cafes, towns, shops, and restaurants. Grisedale Farm and Dacres Stable havr horses, wild flowers, and lush green meadows… Come, and be free from daily duties in this natural paradise.
A spacious comfy barn sleeping 8 on a sole use, self-catering basis.
July 18th 2018
Close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and a short drive from Kendal, Dacres Stable Camping Barn is on the eastern edge of the Lake District National Park.
Situated on the beautifully isolated Grisedale farm, our Camping Barn is in a superb location for anyone that wants to explore the Yorkshire Dales National Park, The Eden Valley and The Lake District National Park. On a gated road away from the main A6 it is a perfect base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District and the Eden Valley. Great too for mountain biking, walking, & cycling on quiet tracks and lanes. The camping barn comfortably sleeps 8 on a sole use, self-catering basis.