Knockaloe Beg Farm Bunkhouse, Patrick, Isle of Man, IM5 3AQ
A 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 and glamping. Heated by wood-burning stove the bunkhouse sleeps 8 in bunkbeds at one end of the room with dining and seating at the other. It has is a microwave, kettle, small fridge and a DVD projector. The Bothy is a twin bed room heated by oil filled radiator with a kettle and microwave. 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 £10. 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.This accommodation is featured on our map of the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland and here is its own website.
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18: Bunkhouse 8, Bothy 2. Cabins 8: 2×4
Bunkhouse: 1 April-30 September, Bothy: all year.
Bunkhouse: £15pp; min 2 people TT/Classic TT fortnight: £120pn sole use (max 8). Bothy: £20 pp, min 2 people. Breakfast (when available): £10pp
Online, phone or email. 20% non-refundable deposit is due on booking with the balance to be paid 8 weeks before arrival.
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.
There is an hourly bus from 8am ? 5pm to the end of the lane.
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A great place to explore the Isle of Man.
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.
From open farm days, sheep sheering to coastal walks.
From open farm days, sheep sheering to coastal walks, there heaps of stuff going on at Knockaloe Beg Farm. Have a look at the farms facebook to find out about the fun and book as stay in the cosy bunkhouse or glamping cabins.
Knockaloe Beg Farm is set an ideal location for small school groups
Knockaloe Beg Farm is set an ideal location for small school groups (we can sleep up to 8).
There are very few places on the Isle of Man for schools at affordable prices. We also have our ‘glamping’ pods for staff very close to the Bunkhouse which comes in handy! Give us a call on 01624 844279.