Cranesbill Barn

“Beautiful former barn in prime location for exploring Cumbria” - VisitEngland Assessor


Newbiggin-on-Lune, Cumbria

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Sensitively converted from a nineteenth-century agricultural building, Cranesbill Barn is just a few steps from the village green and village hall in Newbiggin-on-Lune in rural Cumbria. There are lovely country views from its upstairs kitchen, dining and sitting areas and many fascinating attractions including Severals, an Iron Age settlement, and Pendragon Castle, reputedly home of King Arthur’s father, Uther Pendragon.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

4 Star Self-Catering
Recommended for pets and their owners
Recommended for cyclists
Recommended for families
Recommended for walkers

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Cranesbill Barn
Newbiggin-on-Lune, KIRKBY STEPHEN, Cumbria, CA17 4NS
Phone : 01539 623224

About the area

Discover Cumbria

Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.

Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.

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