Howbeck Lodge Farm

Cumbria, Lake District

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Beoordeeld met een 9.5

(191 reviews)

Even simpeler leven bij Christine en John

Ontdek Lake District Farm in Cumbria. Hier ervaar je het echte landelijke Lake District. Samen met hun kinderen houden John en Christine hier al meer dan 20 jaar op duurzame wijze schapen en runderen. Je tenthuisje wacht op je met een prachtig uitzicht over het platteland van Cumbria.

Ervaar het pure Engeland

Er is meer in het Lake District dan prachtige wandelingen! Bezoek de Old Crown, een van de eerste pubs in het land. In de zomer wordt bijna elke week een deel van het Engelse plattelandsleven getoond in een van de landbouwvoorstellingen. Misschien zie je John daar zelfs winnen met zijn vee, want hij is een regelmatige winnaar! Zonnige dag? Ga naar het strand van Solway Firth of naar Ullswater, Derwenwater en Bassenthwaite, waar je heerlijk kunt zwemmen.

Dit doe je op de boerderij

Word wakker in je comfy bed en geniet van het prachtige uitzicht op het Lake District zodra je naar buiten gluurt. Maak je ontbijt klaar en kook een eitje op de houtkachel, geniet ervan aan de picknicktafel voor je tenthuisje. Christine staat bekend om haar zelfgemaakte baksels, in het boerderijwinkeltje kun je deze proeven! Geniet van een heerlijk stukje taart, cake of een zelfgebakken koekje. Pak een kopje koffie en maak een praatje met John over zijn vee terwijl de rest van het gezin geniet van hun vrijheid op de boerderij.

Wat kan je verwachten?

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    Boerderijwinkeltje

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    Pizza oven

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    Honden niet welkom

Deze dieren vind je op de boerderij

Schapen

Lammetjes

Koeien

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Wat onze gasten leuk vinden

  • ✓ Beschermd natuurgebied
  • ✓ Adembenemend uitzicht
  • ✓ Geweldige wandelroutes

Onze Tenthuisjes

Tenthuisje buiten douche

Tenthuisje (6 pers.) met privédouche naast de tent

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    6 personen

Tenthuisje binnen douche

Tenthuisje (6 pers.) met privédouche in de tent

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    6 personen

Tenthuisje farm douche

Tenthuisje (6 pers.) met privédouche bij de boerderij

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    6 personen

Check Échte gezelligheid
Check Rust en ruimte
Check Altijd een privédouche
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    Inclusief hout voor de houtkachel

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    Welkomstpakket met kaarsen, lucifers, afwasspullen en basis benodigdheden

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    Opgemaakt 2-persoonsbed, beddengoed en linnen

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Naar bed als het vuur uitgaat. Uit de veren als de haan kraait.

Deze extra's kan je bijboeken

Groente krat
Groente krat
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Een krat met verse seizoensgroenten.

Engelse ontbijtmand
Engelse ontbijtmand
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De Engelse ontbijtmand komt inclusief scharreleieren, bacon, worstjes/chipolatas, brood, boter, jam/honing/marmalade, thee, koffie, melk, suiker, vruchtensap. Exacte inhoud kan per boerderij iets verschillen.

Fruit Krat
Fruit Krat
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Bij aankomst staat in je tent een fruitkrat met vers seizoens/streekfruit voor je klaar.

 

Op bezoek bij

Christine

Wij wonen al 20 jaar deze boerderij, onze drie kinderen zijn hier geboren en getogen. Wij runnen de boerderij op een duurzame manier. De boerderij en de dieren zijn echt onze passie.

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Bij ons vind je alle rust die je maar wilt. Ga wandelen of bootje baden in het riviertje. Geniet van ons stukje hemel op aarde.
Howbeck Lodge

Dit vind je in de buurt

Lake District National Park

Hesket Newmarket

Old Crown pub

Wat vinden onze gasten?

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9.5

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Mr. Keil

19-08-2022

Toller Hof mit netten Gastgebern\

8.8

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Mrs Goodier

04-07-2022

We had such a wonderful holiday! We love it at Howbeck Lodge; waking up to sunshine, countryside views, and seeing all the farm animals. The accommodation is faultless; spotless on arrival, fully stocked kitchen and family dining area, the stove was a novelty and perfect for cooking, the kids loved the bunk beds and our bed was really comfortable, nice hot shower every morning, and lots of space for playing on the grass/by the stream. The farm is an ideal location for day trips to the Wildlife park and Lowther Castle, and Hesket Newmarket is a short walk up the road with a kids park, village shop and local pub serving yummy food. Christine is a lovely host! We look forward to visiting again next summer : )

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Miss McArthur

01-07-2022

My little boy loved. We expected more animals that were listed on the site when booking. We only got to see some puppies which were fab don’t get me wrong but my little boys hopes were built up.Our trip was unsettled on the last night when two boys from the tent camping pitch tried to get in our tent to steal the logs for burning. Tried to knock on the farm house to explain before leaving but no response.But again, my little boy loved it so would use featherdown again just not this location

7.5

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Mr Smith

30-05-2022

Good fun

8.8

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Mr Wild

27-05-2022

Fantastic relaxation in lovely surroundings & tents.

10

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Mr Mullaney

22-04-2022

Fantastic weekend, the kids have had the time of their lives. A beautiful setting and great concept

10

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Mrs O'connell

10-09-2021

Wonderful!

10

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Mrs AZIZ

23-08-2021

Good old fashioned fun

8.8

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Mrs Khalifa

20-08-2021

This was my first time glamping and I didnt know what to expect but it was absolutely amazing, The family enjoyed it aswell. The farm owners were really welcoming and helpful with all our queries. It was a beautiful place for friends and family to spend time in and i would definitely do this again.

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Mrs. Herzberg

30-07-2021

We had an amazing time! John and Christine (and family) could not have been better hosts - always willing to answer the kids questions about the animals. Christine makes amazing pizzas! The farm itself Is so well set out and the facilities are great. It’s such a great alternative to camping, with real beds and a warm stove, but still rustic enough to feel like we’ve been in nature. Never had such hot powerful showers as well! We will definitely return.

10

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Mrs Kilby

26-07-2021

Everything I could have hoped for…I was hoping for a fun and fantastic adventure for me and my family a holiday that we would remember and that’s what we got. The shepherds huts were superbly kitted out and the beds were extremely comfortable. Both adults and children had so much fun …the children enjoyed the freedom,being able to roam free playing football or down in the stream and the adults were happy knowing that the children were safe playing while they chatted and chilled.It was a holiday to remember.

10

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Miss Clark

11-06-2021

Super friendly farm owners, beautiful settings with stunning surroundings, everything we need...we had a fantastic time.

10

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Miss McGovern

07-06-2021

Very relaxing holiday in a lovely spacious tent. My little boy loved being on the farm and went to see the animals every morning, the owners couldn’t of been more friendly and welcoming.

8.8

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Mr Sprenger

31-05-2021

Fantastic site, with very attentive hosts. The food was excellent.

10

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Mr Brown

28-05-2021

Lovely neck of the woods. Tents very comfortable and clean and hosts lovely and helpful. Home made food great (though pricey especially desserts) but mountainous! Would have fed twice as many people. Shame we weren't informed about the new-this-year caravan field next door (same hosts) who also had use of the showers (after a few users these were cold for a good 1-2 hours) and surrounding play area. Made for a less exclusive and secluded experience. Would have benefitted from a better playground/trim trail rather than just a swing.

7.5

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Mrs Naylor

14-05-2021

Bliss

10

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Miss Holmes

20-09-2019

Perfect, very friendly and happy hosts. Farmer John and Christine are so lovely and welcoming. The Animals are clearly very well cared for too.

10

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Mrs Kenny

30-08-2019

We had a great time,very relaxing for the adults and the kids enjoyed the freedom of the farm.John the farmer was very helpful and welcoming,I’d highly recommend Howbeck.

10

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Miss Lyons

23-08-2019

Really different and really great!

10

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Mevr. Schaik

16-08-2019

Wij hebben in NL de ervaring gehad dat de kinderen mochten meehelpen op de boerderij. Dat ontbrak hier volledig. Er was nauwelijks contact met het boerenbedrijf. Jammer. De mensen waren aardig maar niet open en er was weinig activiteit op het bedrijf. Ook de landwindel was matig. En in algemene zin voor boerenbed zou ik adviseren de koelkast kisten op te delen in twee delen. Want je houdt niks koel in de zomer in zo’n grote kist. En dan hadden wij nog maar max 20 graden buiten!

7.5

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Mr Kirkley

12-08-2019

Wet

7.5

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Mrs Thompson

29-07-2019

Relaxing

10

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Miss Langton

26-07-2019

We had a fantastic time. The kids absolutely loved roaming free around the farm and seeing all the animals. The hosts were fantastic and made us feel very welcome.

10

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Mrs Tweedy

31-05-2019

Absolutely amazing, we were a party of 16 (9 adults and 7 children). We had three tents in total (2 x frills and 1 x normal). The showers were amazing in the tents and beds comfortable. We did have a few camping stoves for quickness for tea in the morning. But we did use the log burning stoves for cooking meals (Spaghetti Bol and chicken curry). We also had bacon and freshly picked eggs from the hens for breakfast (eggs were free). The farm and campsite were fantastic, the kids had so much fun feeding the goats and running around the field, we even got a fun trailer ride from the farmer which we all loved. The farm itself is great, it’s a working farm and we got to see the sheep being herded, the cows being fed, the pony and the new puppies from the foxhounds. The farmer and his family were all very friendly and extremely helpful.We went for a walk through the village, past the park and down to the river (about 3/4 of a mile) difficult with a pushchair, but we managed.We all had an amazing time, we can’t recommend this place enough, we will definitely be back.On the day we left we prebooked Sunday dinner at village pub which was lovely.

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Mr Stephenson

24-05-2019

great experience at Howgill Lodge farm, the place is spotless and the children truly enjoyed interacting with the animals which were in fantastic condition and kept in extremely clean enclosures.

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Mrs Briggs-Harris

03-05-2019

Brilliant. Lovely to let the kids have the freedom to roam, paddle in the stream, collect eggs and wear the same clothes for four days (we did change their underwear!). It was a very chilly weekend, but we didn't mind. And at least the showers in the wash block were hot and powerful. Friendly people, beautifully maintained site and the children didn't want to leave. The children walked their first mountain too. They wanted me to book again after we left - we were just metres down the road.

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Mr Hardy

26-04-2019

Relaxing,kids loved being out doors and just provided some quality family time without modern technology

8.8

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Mrs Stott

19-04-2019

Wonderful experience from start to end!

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Miss Nastri

15-04-2019

Incredible, John, Christine and Sarah made us feel like part of the family. We got to experience true farm life (without the hard work). The tents and shower block were immaculate and the homemade food was delicious. I cannot recommend the farm more highly, beautiful, tranquil and most importantly a wonderful experience from start to finish. The children cried when we left and we will most definitely return! Thank you.

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Mrs Heyes winstanley

15-04-2019

Howbeck Lodge in the Lake District was fabulous! The 6 person safari tent was spacious and comfortable, the communal showers hot and the farm itself was great for the kids with plenty to see and do. John and Christine were the most hospitable hosts I have ever come across. Make sure you visit the hen pen each day for fresh eggs and say good morning to the sheep, goats, rabbit and horse.

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Mrs moyes

08-04-2019

Great family break

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Mr Gallagher

05-04-2019

Our kids loved being able to run free in the field and meet the animals on a real working farm. Watching lambs being born and collecting freshly laid eggs from the henhouse were truly memorable experiences for them. The hospitality was excellent - Christine went above and beyond whenever we needed a little help and it was very much appreciated.

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Mr Buckley

01-04-2019

Our mini ‘life in the wild’ adventure. We loved getting back to basics and leaving the crazy modern world behind. The tent was amazing inside and really cozy. Our 5 year old was so excited to see the ‘cupboard bed’. He also became best buddies with Harvey the sheep.

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Mrs Lawson

10-09-2018

Great getting back to a world where kids weren't glued to technology and explored the world around them. Seeing the nearby attractions and getting up close with the animals in the farm made my children's day!

8.8

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Mrs Major

20-08-2018

Best experience of Glamping. John and Christine were the perfect hosts. We were made to feel welcome from the very first moment. Would definitely recommend Howbeck Lodge Farm

10

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Mrs Ball

10-08-2018

Friendly family fun

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Mrs Collingwood

10-08-2018

We loved our stay at Howbeck Lodge! Great facilities in the amazing tents, beautiful area, wonderful comfy beds and lovely hot showers! Highly recommended!

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Mrs johnson

06-08-2018

Fantastic from start to finish! john and family are all so lovely and make you feel very welcome nothing is to much trouble. The canvas tents are brilliant and homely and we loved having no electricity, the kids were able to enjoy the outdoors minus the xbox’s!! And play like kids should. I would also recommend pizza night where John and his grandson cook homemade pizza in the outdoor pizza oven. A truly amazing break and we will definitely be back. Thanks so much.

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Mrs Lobban

03-08-2018

Really lovely spot and accommodation of a high standard. Loved the honesty shop, the animals on the farm (rabbits especially) and freshly-laid eggs. Could be doing with an info pack in the tent (e.g. where the nearest shop is, what to do with refuse etc). Little disappointed the pizza evening wasn't on when we were there and I did miss home comforts, but great to get away from it all. Kids had a ball!

8.8

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Mrs Murphy

23-07-2018

Very relaxing and fun

10

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