Witherslack Cycle Barn, Beck Head Farm, Witherslack, Grange Over Sands. Cumbria, LA11 6SH
Call Steph Fry on 01539 552223
OverviewThis superior cycle themed bunkhouse has specialist facilities for cyclists and walkers, kayakers and lovers of the outdoors. Includes drying room, laundry, secure lock up and workshop, bike wash, eBike hire and free charging facilities, garden, BBQ area and fire pit. Four en suite bedrooms, 2 lounges, diner and fully equipped kitchen. Located on the northern shore of Morecambe Bay at Beck Head, Witherslack, between Grange over Sands and Levens in the beautiful Whitbarrow Nature Reserve with plenty of outside space. Just 500m from Sustrans routes 700 the Morecambe 'Bay Cycle Way' and 70 Walney to Wear W2W, the Lakes & Dales Loop. Woodland footpaths on the doorstep and very close to the walking routes of Wainwright's Remote Lakeland, Furness Way and Westmorland Heritage Walk.
Beds & Rooms:14: 2x2(twin) 1x4(family), 1x6.
Open:All year. All day
Price per night:From £25 including bedding and towel. Please call for exclusive use deals and meals.
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 A590 are 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 LEJOG Land's End to John O'Groats by bike
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This accommodation is available at the following peak timesAvailable for Christmas 2021 Available February Half Term 2022
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However you have spent your day, whether you have been cycling around this beautiful part of the Lake District, walking one of Wainwright’s routes or kayaking in one of the lakes. There is no better way to finish it than to spend your evening sitting around a fire pit sharing stories with friends old and new.
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A luxury bunkhouse designed for cyclists
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