Witherslack Cycle Barn, Beck Head Farm, Witherslack, Grange Over Sands. Cumbria, LA11 6SH
Call Steph Fry on 01539 552223
OverviewThis luxury bunkhouse has specialist facilities for cyclists and walkers including drying room, laundry, secure lock up, eBike hire and free charging facilities. Located on the northern shore of Morecambe Bay at Beck Head, Witherslack, between Grange over Sands and Levens and set in beautiful peaceful surroundings below Whitbarrow Nature Reserve with plenty of outside space. Witherslack Cycle Barn is a bunkhouse for groups, families and individuals and is just 500m from Sustrans routes 700 the Morecambe 'Bay Cycle Way' and 70 Walney to Wear W2W, the Lakes & Dales Loop. Very close to the walking routes of Wainwright's Remote Lakeland, Furness Way and Westmorland Heritage Walk plus local walks on the doorstep. The bunkhouse features 4 en suite rooms, 2 lounges, diner, kitchen, drying room, laundry, secure bike store and is an E-bike hire depot.
Beds & Rooms:14: 2x2(twin) 1x4(family), 1x6.
Open:All year. All day
Price per night:From £20. £2 towel hire Food on request.
Booking:email, telephone or via website
Directions:Sat Nav LA11 6SH. Turn off the A590 at signpost ‘Beck Head, Mill Side’. Straight on over the cattle grid and continue straight ahead into Mill Side. First junction right, follow signs to ‘Beck Head’, keep left at fork signposted as dead end. 500m on the left hand side just after the small bridge, at Beck Head Farm.
Public Transport:Sustainable transport encouraged so pick ups from the Mill Side bus stop on the A590are available. The X6 bus service is every hour from Kendal or Grange Over Sands. By rail to Grange over Sands, Northern Railways station (5 miles). Virgin Rail mainline is Oxenholme The Lake District at Kendal (10 miles). There are always plenty of taxis.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is by the sea, is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, is a Green Business Award Winner and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the walking festivals page and the IHUK signage page.
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February 28th 2018
Go Ape was just 35 minute drive from our self catering accommodation at Witherslack’s Cycle Barn. The Cycle Barn is dog friendly and on our Go Ape adventure days we parked at kennels close by and left our dogs there for safe keeping.Read More
Witherslack Cycle Barn offers dog and bike friendly accommodation
January 13th 2020
Whiz through the Cumbrian Countryside, dog in tow. Admiring the sights of Morecambe Bay
For a dog friendly holiday look no further than Witherslack Cycle Barn. The bunkhouse can be used as an lovely base for soaking up the lakes and we love well behaved dogs! Maximum 2 per night at £10 per stay. Towels for rubbing down available in the drying room. There are beautiful safe woodland walks although leads required during lambing season and near stock fields. Our local The Derby Arms welcomes dogs in the bar area and offer treats and rewards for good behaviour!
How many bikes can you get in your bike store?
June 26th 2019
Our bike store was stuffed the other weekend with many tandems – you could hardly move!
We were delighted to host Vision of Adventure, an organisation that provides cycling holidays for the visually impaired. The VIs ride on the back with a sighted person up front. They had a fantastic few days exploring the wonderfully peaceful and picturesque lanes and bridleways around the south Lake District.
Cyclists and walkers alike have been flocking to Witherslack Cycle Barn
May 1st 2019
Ideally situated on the popular Sustrans Walney to Wear Coast to Coast 70, midway on the Bay Cycle Way 700 and on the Lakes & Dales Loop.Little wonder that is has become such a popular place to stay.
The existing 4 en suite bedrooms, sleeping 14, have wonderfully unique names. There’s ‘Team Sky’ (one bunk bed for 2 people), ‘Yellow Jersey’ (2 singles adapted for disabled), ‘The Peleton’ (2 bunks and 2 singles for 6 people) and ‘King of The Mountain’ (1 bunk and 2 small singles for 4 people). Perhaps it’s this quirkiness coupled with the bright, clean and modern building that keeps the cyclists coming back. Whatever it is, make sure you book in advance to secure one of the rooms. Which one will you choose?