Run by: Nancy & Ray Atkinson
Bank House Farm is situated in the delightful village of Little Salkeld on the main route at the bottom of the big climbs, just before Hartside pass. Static caravan accommodation that can be used for B&B or self catering. The caravans are spacious and perfect for individuals, families and large groups up to 32. Camping is available in the orchard with the shower block close by containing free showers, toilet and pot washing facilities, all under one roof. Secure cycle storage. Food can be bought from the nearby pub at Langwathby and the village also has a shop and off-licence. Bank House can provide transport for you and your bikes so could be an ideal base for the whole trip. Cold drinks and snack machines on site, and lift to the pub 1.5 miles away offered.
Run by: Paula & Wayne Williams
Now includes a brand new luxury budget price apartment for 6. Eden Hall is 2.5 miles outside Penrith and a mile short of Langwathby, this is a smart country house hotel in beautiful surroundings. Bar meals and restaurant meals available. Can be eaten in dining room or bar. Prices range from £5.95 for a bar meal to £15.95. Free view flat screen digital TV, wifi throughout, telephone, tea/coffee in all rooms. Secure cycle storage and drying facilities. Email or call for a brochure. Apartment has kitchen with washer/dryer. Sky HD TV.
Run by: Philip and Liz Horn
Just a mile from the Highland Drove Inn, where you can eat and drink, North Dyke Farm has great views of the fells with 5 pitches plus a static caravan for rent. Reviews are excellent, despite being on a slightly sloping field. There are hook-ups available. The amenities block, in an adjoining field, is small but comfortable with one toilet and shower for each sex. There is an additional (outdoor but secluded) urinal in the corner of the main field. Washing up and laundry facilities.
Run by: Donald & Christine Newton
Ideal for groups of 12-14, singles or couples, this Real Country Pub has all you need, along with open log fires and secluded beer garden. Winner of Cumbria Dining Pub of the Year and CAMRA’s Real Ale Pub of the Year. Serving a mix of both quality traditional bar food and award winning restaurant cuisine, complimented by a selection of house and guest real ales and a well chosen wine list, not to mention a breakfast that will set you up for “them there hills” ahead. On alternative route via Kirkoswald. Distance from route 3km – but worth every inch!