A special place to visit! The North Pennines is one of England’s most special places – a stunning, upland landscape of wide-open moors, flower-rich hay meadows, intimate woods, inky-black night skies, charismatic wildlife, fascinating industrial heritage, tumbling rivers and dramatic waterfalls. Here you will find a peaceful, unspoilt landscape with a rich history and vibrant […]
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As we all get used to the new norms of a post lockdown world there has been a massive surge in people looking for staycations in the UK. Many have turned to the standard honey-pots of Devon and Cornwall or the Lakes, which can only lead to an increase in these areas of visitor numbers […]
We’re so excited and are looking forward to re-opening to our guests from Saturday 4th July. We are taking all the necessary steps so that our guests can be reassured when they visit us. We have a Covid risk assessment in place and we are following government and industry Covid-19 guidelines, and we have processes […]
One of the many reasons people visit the Eden Valley is for the peace and tranquility away from the crowded Lake District. Whether walking or cycling you will find the lanes and footpaths much less trodden in this part of Cumbria. The walking may not be quite so high, but that doesn’t make it any […]
Michelin Star Winners 2020 With 3 restaurants in Cumbria newly awarded 1 Michelin Star the area has much to recommend for those seeking culinary delights. Together with the 4 existing star holders the region now boasts 7 restaurants with a total of 8 stars. The new 2020 Michelin award winners are The Cottage in the […]
Valentine’s Day comes once a year, but at Dufton Barn Holidays you can enjoy a couples break for any special occasion at any time of the year. Romantic Retreat We have everything you need for a perfect romantic retreat whenever you choose to celebrate your special anniversary, birthday, or kids free break! We cater for […]
On 12 January 2020 The National Trust celebrates 125 years of protecting and caring for special places across the UK. Beatrix Potter was a great supporter and needless to say Cumbria has its share of beautiful places to visit with whole areas of the landscape in the ownership of the Trust. Here is a selection […]
No car, no problem! If you want to leave the car at home and are looking for a perfect place for your holiday or short break then you need look no further than Shepherds View in the Eden. With our location close to Appleby-in-Westmorland (3 miles away) access couldn’t be easier. Appleby is on the […]
Who doesn’t like a coffee or tea break during the day? Even in the quiet Eden coffee shops abound, including some of the well-known high street brands. However, what can be better than finding little gems with a difference that can provide additional interest or entertainment on a wet (or dry day) as well as […]
Cumbria and the Eden has a magnificent array of locally grown produce available (great local ales, dairy and meat products) and the quality of the chefs in the area is excellent. Consequently, there are some superb local eateries within a short distance of Shepherds View to suit a variety of tastes and requirements. Carole is […]