Skirfare Barn, Kettlewell Rd, Kilnsey, North Yorkshire, BD23 5PT

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Group accommodation near Wharfedale and Littondale

Skirfare Barn is a traditional stone barn and is a distinctive feature of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales landscape. It stands at the confluence of Upper Wharfedale and Littondale with the climbers' challenge, Kilnsey Crag, providing a spectacular backdrop. The area is famous for walking, cycling and touring with several footpaths easily accessible from the barn including the Dales Way. Kilnsey is nearby where you can find The Kilnsey Park providing day fishing and food.Or there's The Tennant Arms Hotel for those who prefer a bar snack. Pony and Llama trekking is available at Conistone. Although altered little on the outside, the Barn has been converted to provide centrally heated accommodation with fully equipped kitchen, common room with TV and DVD player and showers on the upper floor, and 5 bedrooms & drying room on the ground floor. Ample car parking and a grass recreation area. Free WiFi. Perfect accommodation for cycling or walking holidays or friends and family-get-togethers.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    20: 2x2 (twin), 2x4, 1x8.
  • Open:

    All year.
  • Price per night:

    From £16 per person.
  • Booking:

    Essential, in advance for weekend block bookings.
  • Directions:

    From Skipton take B6265 to Grassington then the B6160 towards Kettlewell. In Kilnsey, 400m after the Crag turn into Skirfare Barn just before the T junction.
  • Public Transport :

    Skipton trains (12 miles). Buses from Bradford, Keighley and Harrogate.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Dales Way
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available for Christmas 2023 Available February Half Term 2024 Available Easter 2024 Available August Bank Holiday 2023 Available October Half Term 2024


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
wGroups Only
9Best Price Guarantee


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Walkers rejoice Skirfare Barn has Easter availability for rambling through the Yorkshire Dales

March 5th 2023

Being renowned for it’s footpaths the Yorkshire Dales outshines itself as a walking holiday spot. Skirfare Barn happens to be right in the middle of it, with paths right outside the door. The Barn is well equipped for the needs of up to 20 people, is fully heated, provides Wifi and has a drying room for your boots.

If ambling through the Yorkshire countryside sounds like your ideal Easter break, don’t miss out on Skirfare Barn. The self accommodating barn has all the amenities of a hostel while remaining in the middle of the Yorkshire Dales. Hot showers and a well stocked kitchen with a large table to fit everyone round. The Dales have more walks than you can shake a stick at, but if you happen to get bored the Forest of Bowland, an area of outstanding natural beauty is a short drive away.

Skirfare Barn

Enquire for Autumn/Winter mid-week sole use deals, (min 2 nights).

September 14th 2021

Skirfare Barn is quite the perfect place for gathering friends and family. This modern, insulated and toasty warm bunkhouse has lots of space and great facilities. It’s a great place to spend a couple of nights away with friends and family. Sleeping 20 across 5 rooms, the barn has breathtaking views across the Yorkshire Dales. The area is famous for its walking, climbing and cycling and there is local fishing, pony and llama trekking. So nobody is going to be bored.

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