Welcome to Dufton Barn Holidays in the heart of the Eden Valley

Situated among the rolling hills of the Eden Valley in the heart of Cumbria and on the Pennine Way, Dufton Barn Holidays offers the ultimate break for two. Whether looking for a luxurious getaway or a place to rest your head while walking the Pennine Way, Dufton Barn Holidays is the perfect choice for two people.

Luxury hideaway

Ultimate luxury retreat for two for quality time to pamper yourself and relax away from it all! NEWLY OPEN and available to book.

Walkers bolthole

Delightful, dog-friendly glamping barn – perfect to lay down your weary head from a days walking!  Planning to OPEN in 2020.

Eden Valley

Experience natural beauty and traditional charm in this stunning and peaceful part of East Cumbria.

Welcome to Dufton Barn Holidays

As you arrive into the beautiful village of Dufton in the Eden Valley you immediately start to sense the benefit of a rural idyll in your own garden of Eden.  Peaceful countryside and gentle rolling hills, away from the daily hum drum of life and the bustle of the Lake District.

Dufton Barn Holidays ticks all the boxes, as we are perfectly positioned between the Lake District and the North Yorkshire Moors, either for a complete pamper break for two in our luxurious Shepherds View, or in Shepherds Hut our walkers “bolthole” with everything you need to recharge your batteries after a hard days walking or cycling in the Eden Valley or along the Pennine Way!

“Its been a wonderful stay and safe to say we picked the perfect spot.  The house was as incredible as the view.  Thank you so much.”

Jen and CameronCambridge, January 2019

“Rarely does fashionable and serene combine so beautifully: A view, a fire and tranquility.”

Nichola and AbdulManchester, January 2019

“Absolutely brilliant. This place feels luxurious and Carole and Simon have really thought of everything and then some. The bed is comfortable, the view is stunning, the wood burning fire is such a treat, the jacuzzi bath is gorgeous, the lighting is cosy and romantic, the whole place is stylishly decorated.  We highly recommend it and had a super few days.”

Rachel and AaronNewcastle, January 2019

“Absolutely fantastic stay at Shepherds View – accommodation is stunning, fully equipped and immaculately presented.  Location is ideal for beautiful walks in the Pennines.  Highly recommend.”

Tom and SarahStaffordshire, December 2018

“Quite the most perfect spot for a quiet ‘getaway’.  Every comfort has been thought about & provided in a stylish, efficient setting.  Thank you!”

Mary and SandyScottish Borders, November 2018

“We have had an amazing stay here and do not want to go home!  The cottage is absolutely beautiful and waking up to those views every morning has been fantastic!”

Rob and JenNottingham, October2018

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Explore Eden Valley – there are many things to do!

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The Eden is a beautiful place to visit at any time of year, with plenty of quiet green space to explore, but if you need any further reason to come then why not tie in your stay at Shepherds View with one of these fantastic local events. There's a heady mix of events showcasing music, animals and arts & crafts to suit all tastes!

23rd February - High Cup Nick Fell Race
16th March - the world famous marmalade festival at Dalemain
May - stunning Bluebell display in Flakebridge
6th to 9th June - the Appleby Horse Fair
20th July - Penrith Show
26th to 28th July - Potfest at Hutton in the Forest
25th to 28th July - Kendal Calling at Lowther
3rd & 4th August - Stag Inn beer festival (tbc)
8th August - Appleby Agricultural Show
31st August - the Fellside Royal in Dufton
26th October - Winter Droving festival in Penrith

There are plenty of other activities and to see what's on in the area during your stay then Visit Eden(www.visiteden.co.uk) or Appleby Tourist Information Centre are great places to start.
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