The Old Craft Barn

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Dent, Cumbria

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This welcoming, luxury bed and breakfast is located in Dentdale which is often described as the most hidden and beautiful of all the Yorkshire Dales. Being at its western edge, it is ideal for visiting both the Dales and the Lake District. There are three individually designed en suite bedrooms and a charming, restful guest lounge with views to die for. The breakfast room has individual tables and offers a varied choice of breakfast dishes.

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The Old Craft Barn
The Old Craft Barn, Helmside, DENT, Cumbria, LA10 5SY

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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