Swallow Barn Camping Barn, Waterend Farm, Loweswater, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0SU

Call Kath Leck on Booking office 017687 74301 Farm 01946 861465


Lying in the picturesque Loweswater Valley, Swallow Barn is part of a traditional set of buildings dating back to 1670 on a working beef and sheep farm. The barn accommodates 18 people on mattresses in 4 sleeping areas. There is a cooking and eating area with tables and chairs, 2 metered showers and a metered plug socket and 2 toilets. The barn is an excellent base for exploring the western fells with both high and low level walks and spectacular views, or you can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the valley. The Coast to Coast cycle route is right on the doorstep. The Kirkstyle pub provides excellent food, just over a mile away and the market town of Cockermouth is only 8 miles. Check the Lakeland Camping Barns website and book online or ring the booking agent on 01768774301 This accommodation is featured on our map of the Lake District and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    18: 1x9, 3x3
  • Open:

    All year. All day.
  • Price per night:

    £11 per person.
  • Booking:

    Book online in advance, especially for school and bank holidays. Book online or ring the booking agents 017687 74301
  • Directions:

    Leave the M6 at junct. 40 and follow the A66 to the Egremont turn off at Cockermouth. Follow the A5086, Egremont road for 6 miles. Turn left at Mockerkin and follow road to Loweswater. The farm is just past the Grange Hotel on the left.
  • Public Transport:

    The nearest train station is Penrith with a bus to Cockermouth, then a taxi costing approximately £40.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Duke of Edinburgh's Award page, the camping barn map and the C2C Cycle Route.


aMixed dormitories
&Family rooms
fSleeping bags required
hSome areas heated
oMeals available locally
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
5Very basic accommodation


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The picturesque Loweswater Valley

September 1st 2019

When standing at the door of Swallow Barn before you lies a moving oil painting. The view is so perfect it looks as if it were conjured up at the fingertips of an artist… but when you see the trees breathe, you know it’s real.

Swallow Barn on the C2C cycle route provides basic overnight shelter with mattresses provided and a pub serving evening meals a mile away. The barn has electricity and hot showers, a cooking area and tables with chairs are available. Bring your own stove and sleeping bag.


Loweswater Valley- Swallow Barn Camping Barn

May 4th 2018

High and low level walking in the Lake District’s serene sloping countryside.

Loweswater Valley is situated in a quieter area of the Lake District’s serene sloping countryside, where your enjoyment of both the high and low level walking routes is reflected, along with the mystical mountains, in the glossy lake surface. The most famous fells are easily accessible if needed! 

Swallow Barn Camping Barn - Lake District - Loweswater Valley

Stone tents, perfect summer camping for the entire family.

March 15th 2017

Set in astonishing locations with glorious scenery and plenty to do right on your doorstep

Located in a quiet area of the Lake District, but not far to travel to be in the throng of the masses,if you choose to be.

Swallow Camping Barn is an Ex-YHA camping barn which has been part of the Lakeland Barns network and the Independent Hostels network for over ten year.   Why not get into the feel of Summer early and book a stay in one of the Lakeland  Camping Barns?   Set in astonishing locations with plenty to do right on your doorstep, perfect fun for the entire family.

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