Fell End Camping Barn, Thornthwaite Farm, Woodland, Broughton in Furness, Cumbria, LA20 6DF

Call Office or Jean Jackson on Office 01768 774301 Farm 01229 716340


Fell End Camping Barn is an 18th century Lakeland stone barn, with a grassy courtyard. It is about half a mile from Thornthwaite Farm, in the quieter corner of the Lake District not far from Coniston, Grizedale and the Duddon Valley. It is surrounded by spectacular scenery, ideal for walkers, cyclists and wildlife enthusiasts. There are magnificent views, star-filled skies (a truly breathtaking sight) and the tranquil 'sound of silence'. There is no electricity so you will need to bring your own cooking and lighting equipment and bedding with mat. There is a log burner in the eating area. There are 2 picnic tables, a wash basin and WC and an outside area for BBQs and camp fires (wood available). Please note access to Fell End barn is via an old stone cart track for approx. ½ mile. Thornthwaite Farm also has a range of 4 star holiday cottages and log cabin which are available for short stays as well as week breaks. Sleeping 2, 4 or 6 people these cottages come complete with everything you need. This accommodation is featured on our map of the Lake District and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    12: 1x12
  • Open:

    All year, All day.
  • Price per night:

    £11 per person.
  • Booking:

    Book online. Booking in advance is essential.
  • Directions:

    Leave the M6 Motorway at Junction 36, and take the first exit onto the A590. Follow the A590 as far as Greenodd Estuary, at the roundabout turn RIGHT onto the A5092. Continue along this road passing through the hamlets of Spark Bridge, Lowick and Gawthwaite. Approximately ½ mile after the hamlet of Gawthwaite, look for the turning on the RIGHT signposted 'Woodland'. Take this RIGHT turn and follow the fell road for approximately 3 miles until you reach a 'T' junction At this junction turn LEFT. After approximately 200 metres, you will see our sign which is on your RIGHT, set back about 20 yards away from the road on the entrance wall. Come over the cattle grid and continue up the farm lane through the woods, taking the corners wide. After approx ½ mile you will come to the gates into Woodland Hall, DO NOT go through the gates into Woodland Hall, instead continue to the left, this brings you to Thornthwaite Farm.
  • Public Transport:

    Trains: Foxfield (3 miles). Buses: Grizebeck (3 miles).
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is in a National Park, is available to individuals and is on the Cumbria Way and the camping barn map.


aMixed dormitories
fSleeping bags required
hSome areas heated
vWithin 5 miles of NCN
5Very basic accommodation


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News & Offers from Fell End Camping Barn

Turn your back on the rat race!

November 8th 2018

Indulge in the peace and tranquility of Fell End Camping Barn

Half a mile from the nearest farm, immerse yourself in the magnificence of the Lake District.  Allow the breathtaking views towards Coniston and Langdale Fells enrich and nurture your soul. Savour the remoteness and the marvel at the vast star filled skies. There is no electricty  to remind you of the modern world.  Bring everything you would need as if for camping but without the tent!!  Find out more on the Lakeland Barns website.






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Camping without the hassle!

April 23rd 2018

At Fell End Camping Barn, the barn is your tent!

Experience camping without the hassle at Fell End Camping Barn. Get close to nature, while not having to worry about transporting and putting up tents! The easier alternative. 

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Lakeland Camping Barns join Independent Hostels

February 23rd 2017

Its great news that all 11 Camping Barns in the Lakeland Barn group are now part of the Independent Hostels network

Its great news that all 11 Camping Barns in the Lakeland Camping Barn group are now part of the Independent Hostels network.  The Lakeland Barn group formed 10 years ago when a group of camping barns in Cumbria broke away from the YHA to form their own marketing and booking service.  Lakeland Barns has been a great success and the camping barns are more popular then ever.  Independent Hostels have worked with the camping barns over the years and in 2017, for the first time, all eleven camping barns are in the guide.   Fell End Camping Barn is one of the camping barns in the Lakeland Camping Barn group. Costing just £10 per person per night throughout the year it offers a unique way of enjoying some of the best scenery in Cumbria.  A great alternative to Lake District campsites with the guarantee of a roof over your head if it rains.  Fell End Camping Barns is within easy distance of Coniston (6 miles) and the Duddon Valley (5 miles), making it a perfect stop off point while completing the Cumbrian Way.


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