From Drybeck

From Drybeck

Things to do using Drybeck Farm as your base – From The Lake District to The Borders:

The Eden Valley

The Eden Valley is steeped in history, heritage and wildlife with many mystical and magical attractions such as the Long Meg Stone Circle, Lacey’s Caves and the fascinating Watermill all close to the village of Little Salkeld. Enjoy the Eden Valley’s artisan food producers, eateries and local farmers markets – a foodie’s heaven all set amongst stunning scenery. Find out more here.

Discover Carlisle

If you want to travel further afield the Armathwaite station on the Carlisle-Settle line is just a 20 minute walk away. From here you can take a short ride to the ancient border city of Carlisle with its castle, cathedral, museum and shopping centre. There are also connections from here to Newcastle, Glasgow / Edinburgh and all stops south. You can also travel by train into the upper Eden Valley, exploring the market towns of Appleby and Kirkby Stephen, their surrounding countryside and fells, and beyond in to the Yorkshire Dales.

The Lakes and more

Easily reached by car is the Lake District with its beautiful lakes, valleys, dramatic high fells and the borderlands including Hadrian’s Wall. Only a stones throw away is the little known Solway Coast. These pages are just intended to give a flavour of how you can enjoy your time whilst staying at Drybeck. If there are specific activities you are interested in please ask and we will be happy to help out. Prior to your arrival and upon arrival we have more comprehensive information available to help you plan and get the best from your stay with us. For more information on things to do whilst visiting Drybeck try the following websites:

  •   Absolutely amazing!! Steve was fab - so personable and he even let our twins feed his horses. Lovely site and amazingly clean. We couldn’t have asked for more. Oh! The breakfast was gorgeous and the hot tub Devine. Lots of family fun - well worth...More

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  •   Can not fault our stay from start to finish. Lovely clean warm place to stay with great friendly owners who were happy to help with what ever u needed. Will be returning without a shadow of a doubt. Had an amazing time 😁

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  •   We would just like to thank Drybeck Farm for our amazing two night stay for our 6 year anniversary. It was just what was needed and so relaxing. We truly didn’t want to come home. We stayed in the Lantern house and the Japanese bath...More

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  •   We were truly amazed by how beautiful this site is. We went following a recommendation by a friend for a long weekend away and I can honestly say it’s one of the most beautiful and relaxing sites I’ve ever stayed on. Steve was a great...More

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  •   Lovely place to camp alongside a slow river. The big round tent is ideal to socialise with friends in the evening with a good meal from the cosy kitchen after a day's hike. The owners are always there to help. Lovely place!

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  •   Drybeck Farm was the first glamping experience for me and my partner and it did not disappoint! The facilities on offer was so much more than what we expected. There was everything from pots and pans to teapots and tattie peelers. We brought all our...More

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  •   Stephen was really helpful. Large pitch for our tent, perfect for our group. Basic facilities but that didn’t bother us. Compost toilets, may not be for everyone. Lovely site. Situated right on the River Eden.

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  •   We stayed at Dry Beck Farm a few weeks ago, myself and my 2 Children. We had a warm welcome from Steve on arrival who showed us to our yurt for the weekend. Glamping at its finest, beautiful surroundings with everything we could ever need....More

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