Welcome to Dufton Barn Holidays – in the heart of the Eden Valley and on the edge of the Lake District

Situated among the rolling hills of the Eden Valley in the heart of Cumbria and a short drive from Ullswater and the Lake District, Dufton Barn Holidays offers the ultimate romantic break for two, and is the perfect choice for your next luxurious getaway.


Walk, Cycle, Explore, Visit, Coffee, Eat.  Whatever you like to do, Eden Valley has it all without the crowds of the Lake District!

Romantic breaks

Luxury hideaway

Ultimate romantic retreat for two for quality time to pamper yourself and relax away from it all.

Eden Valley

Experience natural beauty and traditional charm in this stunning and peaceful part of 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, for a complete pamper break for two in luxurious Shepherds View.

We have provided everything you need to recharge your batteries, leaving you to decide how active you want to be, whether walking or cycling in the beautiful Eden Valley or relaxing in the jacuzzi bath!

To take a video walk through the Barn please click on the Barn Tab at the top and find the video at the bottom of the page.

“We had a fantastic 2 weeks staying at Shepherds View, we had everything we needed (the kitchen is well stocked) and there were lots of lovely additional touches.  My favourite things were the view from the window – which is stunning, the location is perfect – allowing us to do lots of great walks and the fabulous Jacuzzi.  I can’t fault the stay in any way, we left well rested and happy.  Thank you for being great hosts.”

“Very enjoyable and comfortable stay.  Amazing weather.  Simon and Carole were very helpful and friendly.  Walking and cycling guides were very useful.  We loved watching the swallows and the buzzards from the window.”

“Really enjoyed staying!  The barn was set out amazing and had everything we needed and more.  The information provided was second to none and the walking guides really helped us!  Thank you.”

“Yet another wonderful stay at the barn.  2nd visit here and everything was as perfect as we remember, even blessed by some lovely weather.  The level of cleaning was exceptional making us feel not only comfortable but very safe.  Thank you again for a wonderful stay, we will be back.”

“Really, really enjoyable stay – thank you Carole and Simon.  Warm welcome on arrival & quickly settled into the luxurious environment.  Everything we needed was in Shepherds View – great bath and shower, well equipped kitchen & comfy bed.  Will definitely come back!”

“Appreciated all the extras, esp. the truffles, and even more the excellent basics – lovely simple shower, comfy bed.  Best thing of all is to have such great walks on the door step, thank you for the maps of shorter local walks.  We’ll miss the view of sheep while washing up!”

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