Dale House Barn, Dalehead Farm, Dalehead, Slaidburn, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 4TS

Call Dominique Ashford on 01200 411095

Self-catering camping barn near the Forest of Bowland

Dale House Barn is in the heart of Gisburn Forest close to Stocks Reservoir in the Ribble Valley and Forest of Bowland AONB. Sympathetically converted with original flagged floors, beams and a huge log burner in the middle of the open plan barn, it offers simple practical accommodation for groups from 4 to 12 with free Wifi. Mattresses are provided, bring your own sleeping bags. There is a kitchen with hob, toaster, fridge, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery. The showers have continuous hot water and there are 2 toilets 1 with disabled access. The two sleeping areas are on mezzanine floors with large windows looking out on the stunning scenery and there is a south facing garden overlooking the wild meadow. Within easy reach are the Three Peaks, Pendle Hill, Malham Tarn and the Yorkshire Dales. Step foot right into the forest from the front door! Ideal for walking, climbing, fishing, cycling, family gatherings and activity groups. Abundance of graded biking tracks and walking routes and surrounded by traditional villages offering locally grown produce and village shows in the summer months. Breakfast and evening meals available if required. There are also 2 double & 1 single B&B rooms in the farmhouse.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    12: 1x12
  • Open:

    All year.
  • Price per night:

    Sole use: Mid-week: £200. Weekends & Bank Hols: £250 (2 nights min stay).
  • Booking:

    Book by phone, email or website. Deposit required.
  • Directions:

    GR SD373455 GPS N54.02460 W2.40703. From A65 turn at Clapham Station, follow signs for Slaidburn up over the fell, look out for Dale House.
  • Public Transport :

    Trains at Clapham Station. Nearest buses Tosside / Slaidburn.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Trans Euro Trail Yorkshire Three Peaks
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
Dog Friendly Individuals welcome Hostels with log burners and open fires Dark Sky Areas Breakfast Evening Meals


aMixed dormitories
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
uWithin 3 miles of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement


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News & Offers from Dale House Barn

Dale House Barn, not your average bunk barn

April 7th 2022

Guests at Dale House Barn in Gisburn Forest don’t need to self-cater everyday. If you fancy a rest owner Dominque, a former award winning professional pastry chef, will happily cook breaksfast and/or eveing meals for your group. After a hard day walking or biking, there’s nothing better than having someone cook a delicious meal for you without needing to drive or walk to find a pub. Do remember to ask Dominique about her famous eccles cakes!!

Cloe up of a vegetarian cooked breakfast

Need an escape to the countryside? We are reopening our beautiful barn and B&B.

July 21st 2020

Private cookery retreats and delicious evening meals are also available to book as part of your stay.

After our normal clean, we  manual disinfect  all contact points to make sure our space is as safe as we can make it for our guests.

Exterior of Dale House Barn. sghowing the lawn and the pergola
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Exterior of Dale House Barn. sghowing the lawn and the pergola

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