in the North West of England


Hillside Farm Bunkbarn, Hillside Farm, Boustead Hill, Burgh-by-Sands, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 6AA

A Georgian farmstead in a conservation area just steps away from Hadrian’s Wall. Hillside Farm, in the small village of Boustead Hill, near the Solway Coast AONB and RSPB nature reserve, has stunning views over the Solway Firth marshes towards Scotland. Hadrian’s Wall National Trail and Hadrian’s Cycleway pass right by. Hillside farm is a working farm and the 4th generation of farmers welcome you to to the bunkbarn or the B&B rooms in the farmhouse. The bunkbarn, in a converted stable block, has cooking slabs, cutlery, crockery, a 2 ring gas stove, microwave and small electric oven. There are hot showers. Towels and sleeping bags can be hired if required. The communal downstairs areas are heated but not the upstairs bunkroom. Shopping deliveries can be arranged via the farmhouse and with notice you can have breakfast or bacon sandwiches. Walking, cycling and family groups are most welcome.

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Hillside Farm Bunkbarn | in the North West of England

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or call Mrs Sandra Rudd on
01228 576398

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Rooms & Beds:



All year, 10am to 9pm.

Price per night:

£12pp inc shower. £4 full English, £2 bacon/sausage sandwiches.


Book by phone or email.


Hadrians wall


From Jnct 44 of M6 take the western bypass sign posted Workington. Follow until you reach a roundabout signed to Burgh-by-Sands and Bowness on Solway. Follow to Burgh and continue for 2 miles. After crossing cattle grid on to Marsh Road take next left to Boustead Hill then 2nd left under arches into farmyard.

Public Transport:

Trains at Carlisle. Bus: Stagecoach 93 (NOT RUNNING ON SUNDAYS or BH's). Ask to get off at Boustead Hill not Burgh-by-sands.

This accommodation is by the sea, is available to individuals and is on the Hadrians Wall National Trail.

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B&B on Hadrian’s Wall Path and the Solway Firth

B&B on Hadrian’s Wall Path and the Solway Firth

Hillside Farm provides farmhouse B&B as well as their walkers bunkhouse.

B&B is available in the Hillside Farm House.  This is a Georgian listed building with high ceilings and  large windows with outstanding views over the Solway firth marshes to Scotland.  B&B is available in double room and twin rooms with shared access to a private lounge and bathroom.   Wifi and parking.  Farm house breakfast with local produce and the farms own eggs.   Bed and Breakfast is from £30.00 per person per night.  You can leave your car here if you are walking Hadrian’s Wall.

Birds and traditional fishing on the Solway Firth

Birds and traditional fishing on the Solway Firth

Hillside Farm provides accommodation close to the spectualaur sunsets of the Solway Firth

Hillside Farm provides accommodation close to the Solway Firth.  Here you can see flocks of  tens of thousands of Barnacle and Pink Footed Geese as the leave the Solway Firth to return to their breeding grounds. The local tradition of fishing for Salmon and Sea Trout with Haaf Nets can still sometimes be seen out on the mud flats. Finglandrigg wood nature resevere and Drumburgh Moss nature reserve are closeby where you can sometimes see Red Squirrel and Roe Deer.  Visit the Campfield Farm RSPB Reserve at Bowness on Solwayand for bird watching opportunities.

Contact Hillside Farm Bunkbarn:

01228 576398MessageView website