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Howbeck Lodge Farm, Cumbria, Lake District

Playing in the stream at Howbeck Lodge Farm.Playing in the stream at Howbeck Lodge Farm.
Feeding timeFeeding time
Wood fire and seating areaWood fire and seating area
Canvas tentCanvas tent
Farm shopFarm shop

Howbeck Lodge, on the northern edge of the Lake District, is 300-acre organic sheep and cattle farm working under a sustainable countryside award scheme, home to prize-winning livestock and a family that have run it for the past 20 years.

The collection of safari-style glamping tents sleep up to 6 people and come fully-furnished with home comforts, running water and outdoor living space. You can ramp-up the luxury by opting for a 'frills' lodge which also includes an en-suite bathroom, wooden terrace for al fresco dining and beds made on arrival.

There are plenty of 'extras' you can book for your arrival, including breakfast hampers, fruit and veg boxes, a BBQ pack and the premier service which guarantees your beds are made up, the wood burner and lanterns lit, and a meal and drink ready for your arrival. There is an on-site honesty shop where you can stock-up on local produce, Christine (the farmers wife) cooking up a variety of treats and the chickens are nearby for you to select fresh eggs each morning. One of the more unique services when staying at Howbeck Lodge Farm is that if you have a horse, there is a livery and stable where you can house them for your stay, but strictly, no dogs are allowed on site.

Of course, being set at the site of England's largest national park creates ideal opportunities for walks through beautiful landscapes, and the nearby village Hesket Newmarket is just a short stroll away with a playground, pub and community-owned brewery.

What to Expect:
  • Self catering
  • Camping
  • Cots
  • Farm animals
  • Great for babies
  • Great for kids 4-12
  • Great for teens
  • Great for toddlers
  • Pets allowed

Accommodation

The Canvas Lodge sleeps up to 6 people with double bed, bunk bed and cupboard bed. With running water, flushing toilet, windows with a view, deck chairs and extended canopy, picnic table, outdoor cooker, bed linen, wood for heating and cooking, candles and lamp oil, parking, plus access to communal showers.

The Canvas Frills Lodge - as above plus en-suite bathroom, wooden terrace, towels provided and beds made on arrival.

Facilities

Fresh eggs from chicken coop.

Honesty shop.

Full house breakfast hamper (extra cost; pre-book).

BBQ meat pack (extra cost plus BBQs can be hired and charcoal is for sale in the Honesty Shop).

Fruit box (extra cost).

Veg box (extra cost).

Cot; highchair (pre-book).

Stables (if you bring your own horse).

Stove and lamp service (lit ready for your arrival).

Ready beddy service (beds made for your arrival; extra cost).

Premier service (beds made up, wood burner and lanterns lit, meal and drink; provided on arrival).

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Location

Howbeck Lodge Farm is located on the northern-most tip of the Lake District, just over half an hour south of Carlisle and a 25-min drive from Bassenthwaite Lake.

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