Blaze Farm Camping barn in the Cheshire Peak District

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Underbank Camping Barn, Blaze Farm, Wildboarclough, Macclesfied, Cheshire, SK11 0BL

Located on Blaze Farm dairy and sheep farm, on the Western side of the Peak District National Park. This lovely little two story barn in Wildboarclough Valley has stunning views of Shuttlingsloe Fell. The barn provides the perfect, simple base for family escapes and for walking, climbing, fell-running and mountain biking in this beautiful landscape. Set within an enclosed walled patio with benches and a fire pit, the barn door opens into the living area with a table and benches. There is a kitchen area with fridge, and a toilet and shower room. The sleeping area is upstairs in two wooden floored rooms. Bring your own sleeping bags, camping mattresses and a stove plus all cooking and eating utensils if you wish to self cater. Blaze Farm has a home made ice-cream parlour and café which serves snacks and light meals from 10am, and there are several good pubs nearby. There is a pottery painting studio on the farm for wet days, farm nature trail and in spring you can view lambs being born. Surrounded by fell-side, woodland and stream-side walks, just 30 mins from the M6. Dogs welcome by arrangement, but must be kept on the lead.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Peak District and here is its own website.
Underbank Camping Barn | Blaze Farm Camping barn in the Cheshire Peak District


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01260 227 266

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All year, arrive at 4pm leave at 10am (earlier arrivals by arrangement).

Price per night:

£95 sole use. £10 per person, shared with other guests, where available. Bring £1 coins for electricity. £20 deposit for keys.


Book sole use online. Phone or email for part barn bookings shared with other guests.

Ask for:

Caroline & Marshall Waller


10 miles from Congleton and 7 miles from Buxton and Macclesfield. Travelling on the A54 from Congleton, Blaze Farm is the second farm access on the left hand side after the Rose and Crown pub. When travelling from Buxton, Blaze Farm is the second farm access on the right hand side after the turning for Wildboarclough.

Public Transport:

Train at Macclesfield (7 miles)

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement and is available only to groups.

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Visit the lambing sheds on Blaze Farm

Visit the lambing sheds on Blaze Farm

From 1st April to 17th April 2017, visit the lambs on Blaze Farm (home to Underbank Camping Barn)

From 1st April until 17th April you can watch the lambs being born at Blaze Farm (home to Underbank Camping Barn) on the Western Edge of the Peak District.  Just 30 mins from the M6, in the stunning Wildboarclough Valley.  Visiting the lambing sheds at Blaze Farm costs £1.50.  There is plenty of parking, a cafe and an Ice Cream Parlour serving Blaze Farms home made Ice Cream.   If you have some time to spare why not stay and paint a pot to take home with you.  If you are looking for a weekend break you can book Underbank Camping Barn sole use for £95 a night.  Blaze Farm is in a superb spot for families or friends that love the outdoors.  Surrounded by the natural charm of the outdoors and our own nature trails. Underbank Farm

A2, easy to digest cows milk, at Blaze Farm

A2, easy to digest cows milk, at Blaze Farm

Blaze Farm, home of Underbank Camping Barn, are pioneers in natural milk without the A1 protein (often the cause of lactose intolerance).

Blaze Farm, home of Underbank Camping Barn, are pioneers in a natural milk which can be drunk without side effects by many people who traditionally suffer from milk intolerance.   There are two types of protein in cows milk A1 and A2.  The protein A1 can cause lactose intolerance in some people.   Some cows naturally produce milk with only one of these proteins and by selective breeding, Blaze Farm have produce a herd of 100%  A2 milk producing cows.  This means that if the A1 protein is causing your milk intolerance, you will be able drink A2 milk without any side effects.  A2 milk is available in many supermakets and if you fancy an escape to the Peak District plan a stay at Underbank Camping Barn and buy the milk on the farm.  Blaze farm also make Ice cream with their A2 milk although at the moment they need to use bought-in cream which does contain the A1 protein.

Underbank Camping Barn open and welcoming guests

Underbank Camping Barn open and welcoming guests

Come and enjoy the wild and rural Peak Dsitrict

Underbank Camping Barn on the slopes of the Wildboarclough Valley in the Peak District is a wild and rural location easily accessible from the M6.  Use it as a base to explore the wild Pennine uplands or to make visits into the local market towns of Buxton and Macclesfield.  The camping barn is part of Blaze Farm, makers of the gorgeous Blaze Farm Ice cream.  Underbank Camping Barn has been part of the YHA network for many years and will continue to operate as an independent camping barn from the end of this month.  Look here for a list of similar YHA camping barns which will remain open.

Contact Underbank Camping Barn:

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