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Tarn Outdoor Centre
Situated in the Howgill Fells
View of Uldale from centre
Situated in the Howgill Fells
View of Uldale from centre

Tarn Outdoor Centre, Fell End, Ravenstonedale, Cumbria

Sleeps 4 - 24 6 Bedrooms 24 Dining

Large outdoor centre sleeping 24 perfect for large groups and walking and activity breaks in the South Cumbrian Fells

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Tarn Outdoor Centre, Fell End, Ravenstonedale, Cumbria, sleeps 4 - 24 in 6 bedrooms.

Tarn Outdoor Centre is a unique and superb barn conversion in a traditional Cumbrian hill farm setting with spectacular views over the Uldale valley, Cautley Spout, Wild Boar Fell and the Howgills, make the centre an idyllic base for walkers and a peaceful, rural retreat for those wanting to get away from it all.

The farmstead dates back to the 17th Century and the barn has been recently extended and converted to an exceptional standard whilst maintaining original features and character.

The kitchen/dining room/lounge are set out in the original first floor of the barn. The character of the barn is maintained with exposed beams, stonework and rustic oak floors.

There are amazing views over the Uldale valley and surrounding fells.

Well equipped kitchen with range cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave and all cooking utensils and equipment.

Dining area with oak tables and benches, open plan to the lounge area which is an area to relax and unwind in with comfortable chairs and magnificent views.

Bedrooms: Two dormitories sleeping 8 people in each (4 bunk beds).

Four bedrooms sleeping 2 people in each (one single over double bunk bed in each room so that they can be used as a double or a twin).

The washrooms are of a high standard with modern facilities. There are 4 male washrooms and 4 female washrooms, comprising shower, wc and washbasin in each washroom.

There is also a groundfloor boot room/cloakroom/drying room.

The centre is an ideal facility for any group: Walking groups, cycling groups, youth groups, faith groups, special interest groups, clubs, reunions, joint family holidays and many more.

Tarn Outdoor Centre is located in South Cumbria Fells (The Howgills), between the Market towns of Kirkby Stephen (7miles to the North) and Sedbergh (5 miles to the South), on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The Centre is in a unique position situated on a hillside with views of the Uldale Valley.





No facilities for disabled guests.

Dog Friendly

One well behaved dog by prior arrangement with the owners only.


Fully equipped.

Dining Room

Solid oak tables and benches, seats 24.

Sitting Room

Superb lounge, spectacular views.

TV and Music Facilities

48" Flat Screen TV mounted in lounge/sitting room

Games Room

No games room. Games field for football, rounders etc.

Heating and Open Fires

Full central heating. Campfire area outside.


6 rooms, 4 double/twin, 2 dorms sleeping 8 each.


All bedding/linen provided.


4 female, 4 male.

Children's Facilities

Cot and high chair available on request.


Exclusive use of games field, camp fire area, walking, hiking and cycling routes from doorstep.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.


Ample parking next to centre.


Not in buildings please.

Booking Information

There will be a deposit of 25% at time of booking. This can either be made by a bank transfer or cheque. Changeover day can be flexible so please discuss you requirements with the owner.

Show Availability

Please contact the owner for availability dates


Tarn Outdoor Centre – in South Cumbria Fells (The Howgills), between the Market towns of Kirkby Stephen 7 miles North, and Sedbergh, 5 miles south.

  • Local services, A683, 1 mile
  • Kirkby Stephen 7 miles, Garsdale 9miles (walking route)
  • Sedbergh 5 miles
  • Sedbergh 5 miles, Kirkby Stephen 7 miles
  • 2 miles
  • Manchester, Liverpool

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