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Old School Bunkhouse, Chapel-le-Dale, Yorkshire

Sleeps 6 - 26 6 Bedrooms 26 Dining

School and youth group bunkhouse in the Yorkshire Dales sleeping 26 with instructor-led outdoor activities available

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Old School Bunkhouse, Chapel-le-Dale, Yorkshire, sleeps 6 - 26 in 6 bedrooms.

Old School Bunkhouse is a fantastic base for youth and school group residentials. Situated in the Yorkshire Dales and on the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Walk, this is a great venue to bring together groups from schools, youth organisations, Scouts, Guides, the Prince’s Trust and NCA.

Packages with activities led by a local provider can also be added. These include caving, ghyll scrambling, climbing and abseiling, and mountaineering. Also water-based activities, in the river or using inflatable kayaks. All the equipment is provided excluding footwear. The provider is fully insured and holds an AALA license. We can also transport up to 13 people as part of the activity package.

Locations include the south Lakes for water-based activities and ghyll scrambling, abseiling at Hodge Close and Cathedral Quarry, plus climbing in the beautiful Langdale Valley.

Breakfast provisions and packed lunches can be provided. evening meals can be added if required.

Guests need to bring their own sleeping bag and towel. We provide bottom sheets and a pillow plus case. Duvets and covers can be hired for a small extra charge.

Available for your youth group

Risk Assessments


Dog Friendly

Pets by arrangement, please contact the owner to discuss.


All areas accessible except one bedroom up the spiral staircase. 4 bedrooms on ground floor. Wet room will accommodate a wheelchair.


Payphone. No mobile reception but we do have WIFI.


2 cookers, dishwasher, 2 toasters, 2 microwaves, fridge/freezer, fridge. Well equipped with cooking pans and utensils for large gatherings.

Dining Room

Dining kitchen with seating for 26 people around 1 large table.

Sitting Room

Comfortable lounge with SMART TV and free WiFi. Selection of fiction and reference books.

TV and Music Facilities

SMART TV so you can log into your own on demand TV and DVD with 128 films.

Games Room

There is no specific games room.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating throughout at no extra cost.


6 bedrooms in total, 3 of which can be set up as family rooms with double bed and single bunk above. Also in these rooms a standard bunk bed.


Mattress protectors, fitted sheets, pillows and pillowcases provided. Duvet and cover can be provided at £5pp, or bring your own or sleeping bag.


3 shower rooms - one is a wet room, large enough to accommodate a wheelchair.

Children's Facilities

High chair provided


Large car park and picnic bench.

Swimming Pool

Nearest pool is in Ingleton 4 miles away - summer only. All year indoor pool in Settle 17 miles away or kendal Leisure centre.


Large car park for 12 cars.


Non smoking please.

Booking Information

Weekends are a 2 night minimum stay, Bank holidays and mid weeks are 3 night stays (£700 for the whole bunkhouse, £500 for groups of 10 or less). One night stays can be arranged with the owner (from £200 depending on group size). We also take a refundable damages bond of £200 per stay.

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Old School Bunkhouse

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At Chapel-le-Dale in Yorkshire Dales, on the B6255 Hawes Road. 4 miles north of Ingleton, 2 miles south of the Ribblehead Viaduct and Ribblehead Train Station which is on the Settle-Carlisle line.

  • Ingleton 4 miles, Kirkby Lonsdale 10 miles, Settle 15 miles.
  • Ingleton 4 miles.
  • 100 metres.
  • Manchester 30 miles.
  • Ribblehead 1.5 miles.

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