Fab­u­lous 16th-cen­tu­ry ren­o­vat­ed barn sleep­ing 20 in group-style accom­mo­da­tion in the stun­ning York­shire Dales

Skip­ton, North Yorkshire 

Sit­u­at­ed in the stun­ning York­shire Dales in the shad­ow of the impos­ing ruin of Bar­den Tow­er, The Barn at Bar­den is a per­fect oppor­tu­ni­ty to get away for a relax­ing break.

Sit­u­at­ed in the heart of the stun­ning York­shire Dales the Bar­den bunk barn is per­fect for a relax­ing break. 

Nes­tled in the shad­ow of the 13th cen­tu­ry ruin of Bar­den Tow­er, a for­mer for­ti­fied hunt­ing lodge the barn has been con­vert­ed from for­mer sta­bles into a well appoint­ed group accom­mo­da­tion venue sleep­ing up to 20 people. 
The whole site, which con­sists of the ruined Bar­den Tow­er, the Priests House and new­ly ren­o­vat­ed Bar­den Chapel, is grade 1 list­ed being one of the most impor­tant his­tor­i­cal sites in the York­shire Dales. 
It boasts fan­tas­tic views of the val­ley with superb riv­er and hill walks nearby.

Con­sists of a large kitchen and din­ing area over­looked by a mez­za­nine with a relax­ing area includ­ing couch­es with a Smart screen, a DVD and CD play­er. There are 2 bed­rooms of 4, one of which has a dou­ble bed and 2 bed­rooms of 6

Ful­ly cen­tral heat­ed throughout.

Spe­cial Features

Two bed­rooms of 4, one with a dou­ble bed. Two bed­rooms of 6. Full kitchen, pool table, DVD play­er, CD player


Main barn with full kitchen and din­ing area. Relax­ing area with soft fur­nish­ings. Ful­ly cen­tral­ly heat­ed. Wide selec­tion of DVD’s, music sys­tem, pool table and games. Three exter­nal court­yards with BBQ.


Fab­u­lous loca­tion adja­cent to the ruin of Bar­den Tow­er with the his­toric Priests House and the new­ly ren­o­vat­ed for­mer chapel. Three seat­ing areas around the barn.

Load­ing map…

Local Area

At the north­ern edge of the Bolton Abbey Estate, there are some mag­nif­i­cent walks on the moors (includ­ing up the Val­ley of Des­o­la­tion) and along the Riv­er Wharfe. Hes­keth Farm for a fun kids day out and the Bolton Abbey railway.

Delight­ful local mar­ket towns of Skip­ton and Grass­ing­ton, with Ilk­ley and the famous moor all rough­ly equidis­tant away.

Pubs, bars, and restaurants

  • Priests House on site (0Km)
  • Two pubs in Apple­treewick (3Km)


Rail­way stations

  • Skip­ton (14Km)
  • Ilk­ley (15Km)

Essen­tial Information

  • Sleeps 20 peo­ple in 4 bed­rooms Bed Linen is provided
  • 2 Baths
  • 2 Showers
  • Din­ing table for 20 people
  • Wheel­chair accessible
  • 6
  • Pets allowed One dog only. Needs to be com­fort­able around oth­er ani­mals on site.

Short breaks?

All year round

Changeover day


Facil­i­ties and Amenities


  • Fam­i­ly Rooms: 4


  • WiFi/​Internet
  • Wheel­chair access
  • Own­ers on site

For your entertainment

  • DVD play­er
  • iPod
  • iPod dock
  • Stereo sys­tem

Free pool table. Selec­tion of games and read­ing material.

In the kitchen

  • Cook­er
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freez­er
  • Kitchen table
  • High chair provided


  • Gar­den
  • Gar­den furniture
  • Bar­be­cue
  • Park­ing

Near­by Activities

  • Golf
  • Fish­ing
  • Sail­ing
  • Horse rid­ing
  • Water­sports


Dates Price
23rd Jan 2022 — 1st Jan 2024 
mid­week first night
23rd Jan 2022 — 1st Jan 2024 
mid­week sec­ond and sub­se­quent nights
23rd Jan 2022 — 1st Jan 2024