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.
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:
This was our second trip to Drybeck, we stayed in Evelyn earlier in the year, but chose Ruby this time. Absolutely loved our weekend away, so relaxing. Ruby is just beautiful and cosy. She is in a brilliant and private spot by the river to...More
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
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
Had a couple of days at this quirky hideaway in the Cumbrian countryside . Stayed in the wigloo which was very cosy everything we needed Drybeck Farm supplied. We were greeted by Steve whom wAs welcoming and friendly he gave us a brief tour and...More
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
We stayed here for two nights in June. The first night was dry but cold (we sat out round the fire pit). For the second night it rained nonstop (we sat it round the wood burning stove). Despite this, we return and we will recommend...More
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