Knockaloe Beg Farm Bunkhouse, Patrick, Isle of Man, IM5 3AQ
Call Fiona and John Anderson on 01624 844279
OverviewA working farm nestled under Peel Hill with fantastic views along the west coast of the Isle of Man, Knockaloe Beg offers B&B, cottages, bunkhouse, bothy and glamping. Heated by wood-burning stove the bunkhouse sleeps up to 10 in two rooms. There is a dormitory room with 2 sets of bunks and 3 single beds at one end. At the other end is a family room with a double and single bed. The communal space in the middle has a wood burning stove, dining table, TV/DVD player and comfy settees. There are simple cooking facilities but no proper cooker.The Bothy is a twin bed room heated by an oil filled radiator with a kettle and microwave. The bedroom is downstairs and the sitting room upstairs accessed by a steep ladder.There is a toilet and basin outside the bothy and there are showers and toilets below the bunkhouse. Bedding is included and a farmhouse breakfast is sometimes available for £12. In the orchard there are two glamping cabins each sleeping four with integral self-catering and showers. The farm is just 2 miles from the picturesque city of Peel which is well provided with restaurants, walks, pubs and beaches. There is lots to see and do on the farm.
Beds & Rooms:20: Bunkhouse 10: 1x7, 1x3. Bothy 2. Cabins 8: 2x4
Price per night:Bunkhouse - £20 pp (£15 single night supplement). Bothy - £25 pp (£15 single night supplement). Breakfast (when available ) £12.
Booking:Online, phone or email. 20% non-refundable deposit is due on booking with the balance to be paid 8 weeks before arrival.
Directions:A27 south from Peel. Approx 1/2 mile after the river Neb bridge take the farm track on the right just before the Kirk Patrick sign. Follow this to the farm.
Public Transport:There is an hourly bus from 8am - 5pm to the end of the lane.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
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Knockaloe Beg Farm has the Gold Award from Green Tourism
September 3rd 2019
This working farm is a great base from which to explore the Isle of Man. The bunkhouses in a converted farm building with all the beds at one end and the living are at the other. A wood burning stove sits in the middle and warms the whole room. The farm also has glamping wigwams, a two person bothy and a holiday cottage.
Knockaloe Beg Farm Bunkhouse, basks in what is surely one of the best names ever given to a bunkhouse! And, nestled on the Isle of Man coast, it can argue for one of the best views too.
The bunkhouse is on a working farm which offers a full range of other accommodation: glamping, a bothy, a cottage. The bunkhouse, though, is in a converted farm building with all the beds at one end and the living are at the other. A wood burning stove sits in the middle and warms the whole room. You’ll stay in the heart of the farm and the reviews tell us that children are encouraged to help out with the animals. Check out the social media feed and you find it is replete with pictures of cute young farm animals being beamed at by little kids.
I’m pretty sure that there is only one other hostel or bunkhouse on the isle. If you’ve not visited, it is a lovely place for a holiday. Mostly rural, with a handful of picturesque towns and a scenic coastline, it has some charming retro-features – like the famous Laxey Wheel waterwheel or the island’s tram system.
I recently looked across the Irish Sea from Cumbria at the Isle of Man and had a momentary reverie about sailing over and exploring all its corners. If you, unlike me, actually follow up on the urge, then Knockaloe Beg would be a great place to start.