Lapwings Barn

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Howestone Barn, Whinfell, Kendal, CUMBRIA LA8 9EQ

01539 824373




Opening times
Just about always

Quiet location, down narrow lanes, this converted barn is a gorgeous retreat for two or four. Three and a half miles from Kendal/10 minute drive, convenient for the Kendal Mountain Film Festival. One of the rooms Lapwings, is a suite of bedroom, lounge and large balcony (visible in the website photo) the other has a stable door to a terrace, but no lounge. Privacy is good here with breakfast served room-service style at the time you request. The owners are involved in the local food scene, so you will have homemade bread, sausages and bacon, as well as a range of original marmalades. (see reviews on

Driving directions to Lapwings Barn with Google
Take the A685 direction Appleby from Kendal, 500m after Morrison's petrol turn left. Over one hump-back bridge into Mealbank, up hill for about a mile, sharp downhill to another hump-back bridge (Patton), go over it, take the middle of 3 roads, then just past Borrans Farm the road forks in two, take left and look for the barn on your left about 700m.

Nearby pubs
Wide variety in Kendal - 10 mins drive

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