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Lots of fun activities to get involved with
At least enough space for a hundred cartweels!
Footie on the field
A short wander up the lane to the Barn!
Lots of space for dining and socialising
The games field in the sun
At least enough space for a hundred cartweels!
Footie on the field
A short wander up the lane to the Barn!
Lots of space for dining and socialising

Howgills Barn, Sedbergh, Cumbria

Sleeps 2 - 35 8 Bedrooms 35 Dining

Residential venue sleeping up to 35 for youth and school group residentials, with catering options and outdoor activity packages, near Sedbergh

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Howgills Barn, Sedbergh, Cumbria, sleeps 2 - 35 in 8 bedrooms.

Howgills Barn is set up a winding lane, offering peace and privacy, however, it is only a 5-minute stroll into the market town of Sedbergh. Surrounded by picturesque fells and fields, its location provides the opportunity for both children and adults to get in touch with nature.
The Barn has sleeping facilities for up to 28 students and teaching staff. There are 7 en suite bedrooms for students, 5 of them bunkrooms sleeping 4 students per room, and one room for teaching staff.
The Barn also offers an inside games room and ‘tractor shed’ lecture theatre for learning with a difference! There is an outside games field and a large patio with barbecues, and also a drying room. Inside are 2 lounges and a large catering kitchen with seating for up to 35 guests.

Available for your youth group

Leader Rooms Presentation Aids Outdoor Activities Educational Focus


Dog Friendly

By arrangement £16.00 per dog per stay. If booked as part of a sole occupancy group then dogs can be in lounges and corridors but not on furniture.


Room H has a wet room with disabled access and wheelchair access to the main lounge/dining area.


Mobile reception is very good for most services. Broadband Internet facilities are available. Free WiFi and a cabled network to plug into.


Commercial kitchens with plenty of utensils, pans, cooking equipment, dishwasher, range cooker, microwave, toaster, and kettle.

Dining Room

The main lounge area has 2 tables each capable of seating up to 35.

Sitting Room

Spacious lounge and dining room next to the kitchen which looks out to Howgill Fells towards Crook and Winder over the patio with tables and chairs.

TV and Music Facilities

Large TV and DVD player in the mezzanine area with Sonos Bluetooth music system with surround sound.

Games Room

Some dual-use with meeting room. Table tennis (Ping Pong) table can be stored to use in the auditorium for other uses.

Heating and Open Fires

Under-floor central heating throughout with independent thermostats for all areas. An area outside that is suitable for small bonfires. Barbecues.


8 en-suite bedrooms sleeping up to 35 guests in a mixture of bunk beds. There are 3 double beds within the property and the rest are single bunk beds.


Bedding (including towels) and the use of our Hot Tub are included in the price.


En-suite showers to each bedroom.

Children's Facilities

Children are most welcome if accompanied by parents. Cots and high chairs are available (upon request).


5 acres of land for ball games and open fell with streams adjacent with good clear footpaths to the Howgill Fells. Bonfire and barbecues. Hot tub.

Swimming Pool

Public Swimming Pool is available (10 miles) at Kendal at cost.


Single lane with passing places leading to space for at least 20 vehicles. Long wheelbase trailers and large wide Camper vans not suitable for lane.


Not in buildings or near windows or door openings.

Booking Information

Pricing inclusive of the use of the hot tub, bedding, and towels. Please note: there is a minimum of a 2-night stay over midweek stays and weekends. We require a £750 security bond, fully refundable if there is no damage to our property. Discounted rates are available for smaller groups.

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Howgills Barn

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Late Deals

May 2024 Late Deals

4 nights @ the price of 3; 27th May @ approx 21 pppn based on 35 guests.

June 2024 Late Deals

4 nights @ the price of 3 - £3000 - Mon 3rd & 10th June @ approx £21 pppn based on 35 guests.

July 2024 Late Deals

4 nights get 10% OFF - Mon 8th & 15th July - £3381 @ approx £24 pppn based on 35 guests.


Sedbergh, Yorkshire Dales National Park. – M6 Jct 37, Through Sedbergh. Turn up Castlehaw Lane – next to Westwoods Book Store on East side of Sedbergh

  • Sedbergh is 300 metres down our lane and England's official Book Town with interesting shops and tea rooms to browse the days away.
  • 400 metres into Sedbergh Main Street where there is a local Spar supermarket is a short 800 yard drive away near Health Centre.
  • 500 meters to Bull Hotel, Dalesman Inn and The Red Lion which serve food as well as a good range of local speciality beers. Dent Brewery beers also.
  • Blackpool Airport 60 miles. Teeside/Durham Airport 60 miles. Leeds/Bradford Airport 65 miles, Manchester 90 miles, Liverpool 90 miles.
  • West Coast line - Oxenholme - The Lake District 10 miles. Settle-Carlisle line - Kirkby Stephen 12 miles, Dent 10 miles and Garsdale 9 ½ miles.
  • Sedbergh – 400 metres. Bus stop with links to train stations.

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This venue is available for Business Groups

Business Groups

Excellent space for meetings and training workshops. New Auditorium seating up to 50. Screen. WiFi as well as wired Internet free in all rooms. TV DVD facility. Midweek deals available upon request.

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