Fisher Gill Camping Barn, Stybeck Farm, Thirlmere, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 4TN

Call Louise Hodgson on 017687 74391 or 017687 73232


Situated in Thirlmere at the foot of the Helvellyn range of mountains, close to Sticks Pass and spectacular Fisher-gill waterfall, with numerous walks and hill & rock climbing from the barn, it's an ideal place for touring the Lake District. Conveniently located being just off the A591 road, with local and national bus stops at the end of the lane. Accommodation consists of two rooms: a kitchen/diner with fridge, 4 ring calor gas stove, kettle, toaster, tables and chairs, all pots, pans etc and a sleeping area consisting of 10 bunk beds with mattresses, pillows, blankets and duvets (sleeping bags/liners are required). Both rooms have a wood-burning stove with a daily allowance of wood included (extra is available from the farm). There's also a shower cubicle (metered), toilet, wash basin and a small seating area. Outside there is ample parking with a small patio area, tables and chairs. A pub serving meals is nearby (approx a quarter of a mile). Keswick is 5 miles, Grasmere 7 miles. Open all year. Pets by arrangement. The barn is ideal for quiet country retreats with no mobile signal or WiFi but is not suitable for late night drinking parties. A 2 bed Shepherds Hut is also available and there's B&B in the farmhouse.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Lake District and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

  • Open:

    All year. Check in by 9pm.
  • Price per night:

    £18pp. Sole use £180.
  • Booking:

    Advanced booking recommended.
  • Directions:

    Travelling on the A591 SE from Keswick, after about 5 miles take 1st lane on left after junction with B5322. Barn is after about 100m.
  • Public Transport:

    Local and national buses stop at the end of the lane on A591.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks
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aMixed dormitories
fSleeping bags required
hSome areas heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
5Very basic accommodation


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News & Offers from Fisher Gill Camping Barn

Fisher Gill Camping Barn in the Lake District is open.

August 2nd 2020

Numbers have been restricted to five to allow space for social distancing. But how nice would it be to have the place to yourself… Unwind in one of the most atmospheric spots in the UK


Stybeck Farm Accommdation with a backdrop of the Helvellyn Range

September 9th 2018

In the beautiful Thirlmere Valley at the foot of Sticks Pass. This area of stunning beauty makes a stay at Stybeck Farm ideal for walkers.

Enjoy the comfort of our cosy self catering cottages or the simplicity of our camping barn, with the natural shelter of the Helvellyn Range in the backdrop. Spend your days submerged in nature as you climb Sticks Pass and marvel at the spectacular Fisher-gill Waterfall!

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Dog friendly accommodation in The Lakes

August 24th 2017

A Lakeland stone barn at Stybeck Farm provides simple accommodation with dogs welcome by arrangement.

Fisher Gill Camping Barn is a Lakeland stone barn at Stybeck Farm,  providing simple accommodation with dogs welcome by arrangement.  Ideal for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts, with fell walking, gill scrambling, mountain biking and fell running all available nearby.

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