The Top Meadow Featured

Once Upon a Fell, Whin Yeats Farm, Hutton Roof
Pamela

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  • Minimum stay is 3 nights

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About this listing

Stay in your own private field with the fell on one side and stunning views of Ingleborough, the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District fells on the other. There is a quiet bridleway on the other side of one of the walls so expect the odd walker/ mountain biker going past, but otherwise it’s yours and yours alone for the duration of your stay! The bell tent is in a natural dip (super well-draining limestone so it never gets boggy) which means it feels private and very much off-grid.

  • Bell tent sleeps up to 4
  • Option to bring your own additional tents and book for up to 8/10 people in total – please contact us for more information
  • Double bed with 1000 pocket sprung mattress
  • Small double Habitat chair bed
  • Single mattress
  • Fire pit/ BBQ
  • Gas cooking facilities
  • Private toilet and shower
  • Outdoor seating and hammock
  • £100 per night for up to 4 people staying in the bell tent
  • £10pppn for additional guests camping in the same field
  • One Greener Camping Club membership required per booking (or £12 annual membership fee if there are no current members in your group)
  • We allow dogs from May to September, but please note that The Top Meadow is not fully fenced so dogs need to be tethered or on a lead at all times due to the close proximity of livestock.

FACILITIES

  • One double bed with 1000 pocket sprung mattress – all bedding provided.
  • Two single bed options – pillows provided, please bring sleeping bags/ children’s bedding.
  • Kadai BBQ/ fire pit with high stand, iron grill, tripod with hanging Kadai bowl and stand.
  • BBQ tools provided. Wood provided (as above). Charcoal available to buy.
  • Double gas hob with grill.
  • Basic pots, pans, crockery and cutlery provided for 4 people. Kettle for use on gas stove.
  • Private washing up area.
  • Private composting toilet and gas shower facilities.
  • Running bore hole water to the wash up area (not filtered drinking water – although fine if boiled).
  • Water tank of filtered drinking water set up for guests.
  • Two picnic tables.
  • Solar lighting.
  • Large Mexican family hammock.
  • Large Coleman cool box provided – stocked with ice packs when you arrive.
  • Eco-responsible/ biodegradable products provided by Eco Homes Supplies – please use our products if possible as we are an off-grid site and there is no mains drainage so we have to be extremely careful what we use in order to minimise any potential environmental impact.
  • The farm sells milk, cheese and eggs but other than that, the nearest shop is in Burton-in-Kendal which is 3 miles away – so come prepared with food. There are no takeaways or delivery services nearby.
  • Access to The Cop Out Shed – a shared shed with fridge/ freezer, gas cooking stove and electric charging points, for those not quite ready for a full off-grid experience. Please label all of your belongings and anything left in this shed is left at your own risk.

What to Bring

  • Additional rules information
  • We look forward to welcoming you soon here at Once Upon a Fell. We are a quiet, eco-responsible site, certified by The Greener Camping Club. Please read our Ts & Cs and our 'What You Need to Bring' info, prior to arrival. Bring with you a sense of adventure and a ‘whatever the weather’ attitude – this is Cumbria after all! This along with an understanding and acceptance of the greener camping ethos: putting 'green' at the forefront of camping. We aim to create a quiet, eco-responsible, sustainable camping experience. We provide composting and recycling facilities on site and ask that our guests think carefully about what they need to bring: aiming to reduce waste and our combined impact on the environment. Please read our terms and conditions/ site rules for more information. If you are travelling with children – please bring anything extra that they may need in terms of specific bedding, toys etc

2 Reviews

  • We’ve just had the most amazing little holiday testing out our friends’ new campsite, Once Upon A Fell, near Hutton Roof, Kirkby Lonsdale kind of area in south Cumbria. (Just – it’s really close to the Lancashire and North Yorkshire borders, too.) When they get themselves fully open, I definitely recommend you take a look. You’ll see Digit in the photos but, as a rule, it’s a no dog site due to it being a farm and proximity to livestock — but as Jon needs Digit as his assistance dog, he had an exemption. Amazing break. So exciting to do something different. Thank you so much, Daniel and Pam: all the best for a brilliant first season.

  • Us Mitchells have just got back from such gloriously sunny, idyllic glamping break at Once Upon a Fell .

    Pam and Dan have put so much work, detail and care into their site! They are so welcoming and passionate about their eco-glamping site that they have built themselves!

    We had the pleasure of testing out the 4.5 bell tent which is well equipped with everything you could want and super toasty with the log burner going.

    We started our weekend trip straight from the school pick up and onto the train, it felt like a right adventure!

    This was our first time out of Manchester in well over a year and I was a little apprehensive but the trains were empty and the journey was relatively short to Carnforth.

    Once we arrived at the campsite Pam lead the tour and then we got settled.

    We were on the green, the views are spectacular! We are not seasoned campers or very outdoorsy. The boys went on a little strolls and I read my book, had many brews and took in the view and just relaxed for the first time in over a year! It was bloody lovely not to even think about social distancing and just enjoy the distance! No masks, no fear, no constant hand gel either!

    We have all relaxed, had continuous BBQs, played lots of card games, saw our good friends, football, made smores, toasted marshmallows, petted lambs and soaked up the surroundings.

    I am a bit in awe of these two and everything they’ve accomplished with their project. We wish you every success with your venture.

    I will be recommending you far and wide! Good luck the Lloyds!

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