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  • Step back in time with these newly renovated grade 2 listed barns and the bothy dating back from 1666. Our self catering barns and bothy are the ideal venue for a chilled out glamping experience!

    Situated in the Village centre opposite the pub makes it an ideal location to explore this area of The Lake District and The Northern Fells.

    The Cumbria Way walk and various Cycle route pass through the village including The Reivers cycle route. The Wainwright Fells of the north Lake District are within walking distance and a brisk walk up High Pike can be done directly from the village. With many pretty villages to visit on quiet roads, this is an ideal base for a cycling holiday. Mountain bikers can explore trails around the “Back Of Skiddaw fells. Mountain bike up to Skiddaw House have a coffee, then explore your way back via Mosedale to Caldbeck.


    The village has plenty of amenities including Shop & Petrol Station, Hairdressers, Arts & Crafts Centre, Hesta Scene Gift shop, Fairtrade shop, Farm Diary Shop, Pub (including take-away service), and 2 cafe`s!!! There are also tennis courts open to the public and recycling centre next to the village hall. All within a 5 minute walk of the barns!

  • Wainwrights

    Perfectly situated at the foot of The Northern Fells! Get ready to tick off a few Wainwrights. An ordnance Survey map is available in each barn for use of the guests whilst staying. Here`s 5 of our favorites!

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    High Pike


    located 4.5 kilometres south of Caldbeck it is the most northerly of the Lakeland fells over 2000 feet. Simply leave our glamping barns and follow the Cumbrian Way up to High Pike. Allow 3 hours from start to finish!

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    Carrock Fell


    The fell's name means "Rock Fell", from the Cumbric carrec, meaning a rock, and Old Norse fjall, meaning a fell. Can be taken in by extending your walk from High Pike! Maps are provided in each barn.

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    "The Arch".....

    Whilst on Carrock Fell make sure you visit "The Arch"

    Probably one of the most Instagrammable or selfie installations in the Northern Fells!! Designed by a well known local photographer and new for 2021 #thearch

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    Longlands Fell


    Small fell that is situated in the high ground known as the Uldale Fells, 5.5 kilometres south west of the village of Caldbeck. One of our personal favourites as the views on a clear day are breathtaking!

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    Brae Fell


    A fell that is regarded as part of the Caldbeck Fells along with High Pike and Carrock Fell even though it has ridge links to the Uldale Fells. The fell's name has Scottish overtones and translates from the Scots language as a hillside or slope. Combine this walk including Longlands!

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    Detached from the rest of the Lakeland hills, and thus provides a good spot to look out at the Northern and North Western Fells of the Lake District, as well as the coastal plain and, across the Solway Firth, Scotland and Snaefell on the Isle of Man is also visible on a clear day. It is the northernmost of the Wainwrights.

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    And there`s more...

    All within a 10 minute drive to start your walk..Don`t forget to bring your map from the barns!

    Little Sca Fell 2,084Ft

    Great Sca Fell 2,136Ft

    Meal Fell 1,804Ft

    Great Cockup 1,726Ft

    Knott 2,330Ft

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    The Cumbria Way

    Following tracks & paths. It passes Coniston Water, Tarn Hows and Dungeon Ghyll and crosses the Stake Pass to Borrowdale, Derwent Water and Keswick. The Way continues to Caldbeck over High Pike, and then follows the Caldew valley to Carlisle. 70 miles in total.

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    Keswick to Caldbeck

    For this section we can help you organise accomodation in Keswick before you head to Caldbeck. Great Calva is on the left of this photo & a prominent feature of this leg. Approx 13.5 miles- allow 6 hours 

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    High Pike

    Passing Lingy Hut Bothy you have the final climb to High Pike. This is the only time you ever peak a summit on the entire route. Weather permitting you will have fantastic views across the Solway & to Scotland.

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    The descent from High Pike brings you to our charming village. We will always try to accomodate walkers on The C. Way. Whenever possible try to travel with a tent & sleeping bag as there is a greater chance we can put you up.

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    The final stretch to historic Carlisle takes you along woodland paths & fields. You can always take a taxi back to Caldbeck for another night (25 minute drive) and we can give you a free lift to Penrith if needed.

  • Group Bookings are welcome! sleeps 18

    The perfect place to get together whatever the occasion. Birthdays, Wedding celebrations, family party, our barns and grounds are the perfect place!



  • Weekend Bookings

    Caldbeck Barns & Bothy are available as a complete site. Nightly price is from £575 from the 1st of January 2024. Please contact us regarding weekly stays.

    Mid-Week Bookings

    The barns and bothy can be booked as individual units (Sunday-Thursday). Prices from : Hayloft £235 per night, High Pike £185 per night & The Bothy £135 per night from the 1st of January 2024


    Please contact us directly for overnight stays in a tent. We can usually fit you in for single night stays. Prices from : £25 per night for 1 tent & 1 adult or £30 for 1 tent & 2 adults

    Single Night Stays

    From June 2023 The Bothy, High Pike and Hayloft are available for single night stays from Sunday to Thursday. Please contact us regarding availability. Guests are required to bring there own duvets or sleeping bags. Beds can be made up for a small additional charge.


    Bedding can be provided for small groups. The cost is £20 per person for the duration of there stay.

  • Got Questions?

    We've Got Answers.

    Come stay in the Northern Fells with us, and explore the great outdoors!

    2 night minimum stay is required (contact us for single night stays in a tent) Simply fill in the booking form with your dates and we will check the availability.

    When an initial booking is made we require a 50% deposit. The balance must be settled 6 weeks before arrival.

    Cancellation Terms Please email or phone the hostel as soon as possible if you need to cancel your booking. If the booking is cancelled less than 28 days before arrival then a charge equal to the full booking amount will be made.
    If the booking is cancelled 28 or more days before arrival then a charge equal to 10% of the stay will be made.​​​ In the event of a no show, a refund will not be issued.​ If for any reason we have to cancel your stay a full refund will be given. We reserve the right to alter a booking or amend a booking to an alternative date in some cases.


    How To Find Us:

    Use postcode CA7 8EA, we are located in the Village centre. Please park responsibly as there are no restrictions. If the Village is very busy then use the Lake District National Park car park (a small donation is required) just across the bridge and only a 2 minute walk to the barns.

    Caldbeck Glamping Barns & Bothy, Caldbeck Wigton CA7 8EA
    Open 24 Hours
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