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The garden to the rear of the barn
The beautifully converted barn
Sit back and relax
Cosy lounge with warming woodburner
A bright and airy lounge with a homely feel
Enjoy views over the rolling countryside whilst dining with loved ones
A great space for entertaining
Downstairs shower room
King-size bedroom
A warm and muted bedroom
King-size bedroom with pretty features
Double bedroom with dressing table
Contemporary bathroom with roll top bath
Twin bedroom with a pop of colour
A warm welcome awaits
Greet the chickens
A view from above shows the wonderful location
Peace and quiet, yet close to local amenities
The beautiful view from the meadow
Derwent Water nearby
Bassenthwaite
The local residents
Beautiful in the snow
1 / 23  The garden to the rear of the barn
2 / 23  The beautifully converted barn
3 / 23  Sit back and relax
4 / 23  Cosy lounge with warming woodburner
5 / 23  A bright and airy lounge with a homely feel
6 / 23  Enjoy views over the rolling countryside whilst dining with loved ones
7 / 23  A great space for entertaining
8 / 23  Downstairs shower room
9 / 23  King-size bedroom
10 / 23  A warm and muted bedroom
11 / 23  King-size bedroom with pretty features
12 / 23  Double bedroom with dressing table
13 / 23  Contemporary bathroom with roll top bath
14 / 23  Twin bedroom with a pop of colour
15 / 23  A warm welcome awaits
16 / 23  Greet the chickens
17 / 23  A view from above shows the wonderful location
18 / 23  Peace and quiet, yet close to local amenities
19 / 23  The beautiful view from the meadow
20 / 23  Derwent Water nearby
21 / 23  Bassenthwaite
22 / 23  The local residents
23 / 23  Beautiful in the snow

Beehive Barn

Caldbeck, Lake District
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Family friendly
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A beautiful barn conversion in a wonderful part of the Lake District - just a short drive from Bassenthwaite, Derwentwater and Ullswater
  • The perfect rural sanctuary for a couple or small family - ideal for visiting Keswick, Cockermouth and Hadrian’s Wall
  • An ideal base, within walking distance to the local pub, shop and tea rooms
Property code: LCC08

Treat yourself to a five-star family holiday in Caldbeck. Set in a converted barn with a stone exterior, this retreat would be a lovely spot for everyone to spend time together, enjoying the gorgeous garden, relaxing in the lounge or heading out for little adventures. So, gather the kids, take your partner by the hand, and head off.

When you enter the property, you’ll walk through a glazed barn door – one of many features which honour the building’s past. If your feet are cold, try the underfloor heating or head to the lounge and cosy up in front of the wood burner. You’ll get plenty of light through the glass patio doors, which illuminate the area and show off the wooden touches found throughout. The kitchen/diner flows naturally on and has plenty of special features to make your stay even better. If you like fresh bread, try making a loaf in the machine and make sure you start your day with a drink from the coffee machine. You’ll have a downstairs shower room with a WC, and if you go upstairs, you’ll come to a family bathroom with a roll-top bath. There are two bedrooms, both with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. One has twin beds and the other has a king-size bed. The barn comes with a charming garden, where you can cook on the BBQ and eat in the outdoor dining area. You might have visitors, too – free-range chickens roam around.

The barn is wonderful, and it’s in an explorers’ paradise. Take a day to climb Skiddaw (11.5 miles) or walk around Aira Force Waterfall (16.5 miles). If you love the sea, why not visit Allonby Beach, only 18 miles away? For any supplies, head to Wigton (7.5 miles), a nearby market town.

  • 2 bedrooms -1 king-size and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with roll top  bath and WC and 1 shower room with WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge / freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Smart TV internet enabled, DVD, CD and portable Bluetooth speaker in lounge and TV in twin bedroom
  • Garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Biomass central heating and underfloor heating included
  • Wood burner - fist basket of logs provided, further logs can be purchased locally
  • Secure storage for bikes
  • Stairgate, travel cot and highchair available
  • Village shop, pub, café and tea shops within walking distance
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Lyndsey Casson

This property is personally managed by Lyndsey.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 25 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rebecca 26th January 2024

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Absolutely perfect in every way! We can't wait to stay again and will definitely recommend the barn to our friends and family. The Barn is beautiful and so welcoming. Every detail is perfect! Thank you for having us

Reviewed by John 17th November 2023

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Reviewed by Martin 22nd September 2023

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The cottage was exceptional in all respects and cant find any fault worth commenting on. Anthony and Carol were very friendly and helpful regarding the locality and things to do and see.I would highly recommend this property to future guests. Martin, September, 2023.

Reviewed by Alan 15th September 2023

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Beehive Barn is a beautiful holiday destination. The 5 resident chickens come to visit you every day, and the owners of Barn are just lovely and helpful. The barn is very comfortable, lovely furnishings, comfy beds, great shower. The Village of Caldbeck is perfect, riverside walk to coffee shop and craft Ctr, great gift shop and village stores and Read morefuel pump. Lovely pub with delicious food. Fresh dairy produce from the Dairy farm in village. Local walks , really lovely place. Hide

Reviewed by Lynn 8th September 2023

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Really lovely barn conversion.Very comfortable and tastefully decorated. Caldbeck is a pretty little village in a beautiful part of the Lake District. We will definitely return and wouldnt hesitate recommending it to others.

Reviewed by Andreas 25th August 2023

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Reviewed by Alisha 4th August 2023

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Reviewed by Joanne 9th June 2023

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We had a wonderful holiday at Beehive Barn and would highly recommend it to anyone! The owners were at hand when needed and were extremely helpful during our stay, going above and beyond to help us. The village has everything you would need - a couple of lovely shops selling arts, crafts and gifts, a good pub and a village store. There are plenty oRead moref walks on the doorstep too, something for everyone. Hide

Reviewed by Helen 2nd June 2023

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Reviewed by Ray 19th May 2023

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Reviewed by Lee 5th May 2023

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If you are wanting a nice quiet-comfy place to stay in the the north lakes,the beehive barn is THE one. Central for exploring the solway coast,caldbeck is an idyllic location,very quaint. The property is extremely well presented and equipped. Many thanks to carol and Tony for making us feel welcome at the beehive barn. Definitely one for a return (Read morevery soon hopefully). Hide

Reviewed by Kathryn 24th February 2023

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A beautiful cottage, tastefully decorated with so many lovely touches that made the accommodation extra special. Cottage was extremely well equipped with everything you could want and more.

Reviewed by Beth 27th January 2023

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Warm and comfy. Excellent all round Everything was as shown and described on the website. Very comfy mattress, slept great. Good quality bedding and towels. The bath was amazing and having bubble bath provided was great as I hadnt thought about taking any !! Lovely people. Helpful if needed but not intrusive. We needed a quiet and restful place andRead more it was perfect both in the barn and the location. Will definitely return and recommend to friends and family. Thank you !! Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 7th October 2022

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Reviewed by Beryl 2nd September 2022

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A wonderful welcome with luxury goodies provided. Walks for the door as promised and a very clean tidy and comfortable place to stay . Owners were on hand to ask anything and offer advice but not be intrusive. Would recommend to anyone wishing for peace and quiet in a beautiful part of the country

Reviewed by Tanya 26th August 2022

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Beehive barn is an exceptional holiday cottage, set in the quiet, beautiful village of Caldbeck, within walking distance of a few pubs, tea shops and grocery store. The owners Tony & Carole have thought of everything to make our holiday stay perfect; including the Bath House toiletries, wild flower arrangements in every room, and local treats in thRead moree welcome pack. Their friendly reception and local knowledge immediately helped us to unwind and feel straight at home. We will definitely return. Hide

Reviewed by Bailey 22nd July 2022

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Our stay at Beehive Barn was wonderful and the property is to a very high standard throughout and still feels instantly homely and inviting. We loved all the touches, especially the home-baked blueberry muffins for our arrival which our children loved! Tony and Carol were really friendly hosts. Caldbeck is a beautiful village with lots to explore aRead morend an active community. We look forward to a return visit soon. Hide

Reviewed by Geoffrey 8th July 2022

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If you dont want to be in the Lakeland honeypots with the crowds- this is a great location and you can easily explore the wilder Northern Lakes from here.

Reviewed by David 1st July 2022

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Reviewed by Alan 10th June 2022

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Reviewed by Thomas 3rd June 2022

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Lovely barn conversion, the whole place was very comfortable and came with all the amenities you could want. The owners were lovely (we even got to see them in the Jubilee event). The bonus of the garden was great - weather permitting! Caldbeck is a lovely village and perfect place to base yourself. Would happily stay again - one note, if you have Read morevery young children, the floor boards upstairs are very loud and creaky, so getting a little one upstairs still asleep is zero. Only negative though. Hide

Reviewed by Chris 13th May 2022

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A fantastic place to stay for a relaxing holiday. A welcome hamper and a lovely garden make it a great place to come back to after a day out hiking. The village has all the amenities you need.

Reviewed by Edward 6th May 2022

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Everything just right for a perfect week in the Northern Fells.

Reviewed by Christine 1st April 2022

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Fabulous cottage and owners were very helpful Will return

Reviewed by Nicholas 18th February 2022

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The garden to the rear of the barn
The beautifully converted barn
Sit back and relax
Cosy lounge with warming woodburner
A bright and airy lounge with a homely feel
Enjoy views over the rolling countryside whilst dining with loved ones
A great space for entertaining
Downstairs shower room
King-size bedroom
A warm and muted bedroom
King-size bedroom with pretty features
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Location

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