St Johns in the Vale Camping Barn, Low Bridge End Farm, St John's-in-the-Vale, Keswick, CA12 4TS
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OverviewSt 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 kitchen and sitting/dining area below. A separate toilet, and shower are within the building. The kitchen has a hob, microwave and fridge. Pans, crockery and cutlery are provided.
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!
Home produced meat is also available along with our own Free Range Eggs and preserves. Please book by email (using the contact form on this page).
Beds & Rooms:8 : 1x8 + camping
Open:All year. All day.
Price per night:From £15pp. Minimum £40 a night. £120 Friday and Saturday. Minimum 2 night stays.
Booking:Advised in advance.
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:Long Distance Walks
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This accommodation is available at the following peak timesAvailable for Christmas 2021 Available New Year 2021 / 2022 Available February Half Term 2022 Available Easter 2022 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2022 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Whitson Half Term 2022 Available August Bank Holiday 2022
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October 19th 2021
St John’s in the Vale Camping Barn now has on line availability. Why not have a look?
Come and see the English Lakes looking their best. The trees are turning, the bracken is golden and there are plenty of rainbows. Warm yourself in the evenings by the wood burning stove. Check out our availability.
St Johns in the Vale Camping Barn
September 12th 2019
Our Camping Barn is superbly located, set in Low Bridge End Farm which is situated in the heart of the English Lake District.
Our Camping Barn is superbly located, set in Low Bridge End Farm which is situated in the heart of the English Lake District around 6 Miles from Keswick. Right on the Camping Barn’s doorstep is a tea garden (with homemade bakes) a woodland display and a farm trail providing stunning views across Blencathra, Helvellyn and Castle Rock. The Barn sleeps up to 8 and had a family friendly dining area. Outside there is a barbecue and an outside seating area with mountain and river views, perfect for the summer!
Everyone enjoying breakfast at St Johns in the Vale!
August 25th 2019
Local resident red squirrels and farm animals rejoice in this natural haven… why shouldn’t you?
With prices from £10 per person per night, our cosy camping barn with wood burning stove is nearly as cheap as camping. Why not come and stay?
While you are visiting beautiful St John’s in the Vale near Keswick you can challenge yourself to hike Helvellyn!
September 4th 2009
The Lake District has been a popular holiday destination for over 100 years and as a National Park is protected from over-development. However you can still stay in some of the most isolate and protected locations by using the Lake District camping barns.Read More