St Johns in the Vale Camping Barn, Low Bridge End Farm, St John's-in-the-Vale, Keswick, CA12 4TS

Call Graham or Sarah on 017687 79242 (Bookings 017687 74301)


St John's-in-the-Vale Camping Barn is adapted from an 18th century stable and hayloft, in an idyllic setting. Overlooking St John's Beck, the peaceful hill farm has stunning views to Blencathra, Helvellyn and Castle Rock. The Barn has a sleeping area upstairs (mattress provided) with a sitting and dining area below. Separate toilet, shower and cooking area (bring your own stove, cooking and eating equipment) are within the building. A wood-burning stove provides a focal point and warmth! There is a BBQ (home produced charcoal available) and seating area outside and, as there is no light pollution, the star-filled night skies are magical. Northern Lights have been seen too! Low Bridge End Farm has a tea garden - all home baking. Home produced meat is also available along with our own Free Range Eggs and preserves. To see more and book online go to the Lakeland Camping Barns website. This accommodation is featured on our map of the Lake District and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    8 : 1x8
  • Open:

    All year. All day.
  • Price per night:

    £11.00 per person.
  • Booking:

    Advised in advance. Credit card booking available on 017687 74301
  • Directions:

    Leave M6 at junction 40. Take A66 towards Keswick for 14 miles. Turn left onto B5322 St Johns-in-the-Vale Road. 3 miles along the road on the right.
  • Public Transport:

    Trains terminate at Windermere. From there take a 555 bus towards Keswick. Get off at Thirlmere Dam Road End (Smaithwaite). Climb over ladder stile and we are ½ mile north along a footpath.
  • Walks:

    Local Walks Long Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals and is on the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map and the camping barn map.


aMixed dormitories
fSleeping bags required
hSome areas heated
'Bike/equipment store (locakable)
pClothes washing facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
5Very basic accommodation


View Nearby Hostels

News & Offers from St Johns in the Vale Camping Barn

Take on Helvellyn!

July 11th 2018

Up for a challenge? Hike up Helvellyn for the most interesting and scenic climb in the Lake District.

St Johns In The Vale - Helvellyn

Family breakfast time

August 14th 2017

With prices from £10 per person per night, our cosy camping barn with wood burning stove is nearly as cheap as camping.  We still have availability in August and we  have had a cancellation for the weekend of 8/9th September.  Why not come and stay?

While you are visiting  beautiful St John’s in the Vale near Keswick  you can pick up a free copy of the Independent Hostel Guide at our Tea Garden.

The Tea Gardens at Low Bridge End Farm have reopened this year for the first time since the Lake District floods in 2015.  Having rescued the Independent Hostel UK’s stand from the windblown Keswick Mountain Festival, we have plenty of copies of the Independent Hostel Guide.  Get one free with every cup of tea! (while stocks last).  


We've twinned our toilet too!

July 31st 2017


Contact St Johns in the Vale Camping Barn

Contact St Johns in the Vale Camping Barn - Call Graham or Sarah on 017687 79242 (Bookings 017687 74301)

Visit Website   Send Message