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Dale House Camping Barn

Type:Camping Barn

Dale Head Farm, Dale Head, Slaidburn, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 4TS

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Dale House Camping Barn

Unique accommodation in the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Dale House offers a rustic barn stay in a beautiful and remote location. Situated on the edge of Gisburn Forest and near to Stocks Reservoir, there is plenty to do from walking; bird watching; fishing; on or off road biking; climbing; caving; stargazing or just plain and simple relaxing.

2016 saw the area awarded dark skies accreditation for being a perfect location for celestial sight seeing.

The 400 year old barn provides a charming and simple space for groups from 4 -14 people. Unlike most camping barns they provide mattresses or you are welcome to take your own roll mat or camp bed.  On entering you will see the original flagged floors, beams and exposed stone walls, a huge log burner, large dining table and 2 sofas. There is a separate fitted kitchen with hob, microwave, fridge freezer, kettle and toaster. All cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery are provided and there is also a cafetiere. Please note there is no oven.

There are two showers with continuous hot water (they do not meter hot water and electricity). There are also two toilets, one with disabled access.

Heating is a log burner situated in the middle of the open plan barn and also 4 old fashioned roll top radiators powered by the newly installed bio mass boiler. The radiators are on in the winter months in the mornings and evenings. They charge £4.00 a basket of wood to cover their costs. The fire will be laid for you upon arrival and you will be provided with kindling and other fire lighting materials if you are staying for more than one night. There are two sleeping areas with mattresses on mezzanine floors with large windows looking out on the stunning scenery. In the summer you can enjoy soaking up the warm sun or a BBQ in their south facing garden overlooking the wild flower meadow.

The barn which is attached to the farmhouse overlooks the picturesque scenery of Stocks Reservoir and Gisburn Forest

Well behaved dogs are also welcome in the barn.  

Dale House also offer luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in their farm house.

Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
2
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
The Barn (min of 4)£12.00 per person per night (room only)
The Barn (sole occupancy)£160.00 per unit pn

*At weekends, The Barn must be booked sole occupancy.

Please note - there may be more than one group in the barn during the week

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • Sub-Regional AwardsQuality Charter Quality Charter 2014
  • National AwardsCycle Lancashire Cycle Lancashire 2014

Directions

Road Directions

From the south:

Take exit 31 from M6 and follow signs for A59 Clitheroe. From the A59 (past Clitheroe turnings) turn off left towards Sawley Abbey, bear left past the Spread Eagle pub and over the bridge, follow the road to the right and at the Copy Nook pub take the immediate left turn (Holden Lane) and continue for approx 6 miles, (keep right at the fork) direction of Clapham and Long Preston.

At the cross roads go straight over (phone box and post box on corner) follow signs for Gisburn Forest and Stephen Park, carry on past Dale Head Church (with the Windmill) over the cause way and past Stocks Res car park.

Approximately 3 miles on from there the only house on the road.

From the north:

Turn off at junction 36 of the M6 onto the A65 Settle and Skipton Road. Follow the A65 and when you reach the village of Clapham on the left, turn right there. It is sign posted for Clapham Railway Station and Keasden. 

Follow signs for Slaidburn, carry on up and over the fell and we are the only house on the road once you descend the other side of the hill.

Public Transport Directions

The nearest railway station is Clapham (in North Yorkshire) If you are arriving by train then we will pick you up as there is no public transport.

Facilities

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children All Ages
  • Children Welcome

Establishment Features

  • Cater For Groups
  • Cater For Individuals
  • Close to woodland
  • Fridge freezer
  • Pets Accepted
  • Real Log Fires
  • Showers

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycle hire
  • Fishing

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Daily Rates Available
  • Midweek breaks
  • Weekend breaks

Provider Preferences

  • Farm
  • In countryside

Room / Unit Features

  • Barbecue
  • Microwave in all units
  • Pets accepted in some units

Specialist Features

  • Activity Breaks
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Special provisions for walkers
  • Welcome - Cyclists
  • Welcome - Family
  • Welcome - Walkers

Travel & Trade

  • Packed lunches available

Room / Unit Features: The Barn (sole occupancy)

  • Barbecue
  • Freezer
  • Microwave

TripAdvisor

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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
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