St John's Camping Barn

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Date(s):
28-29 October
Organiser:
Dave Gray
Contact Dave by email
Accomodation:
St John's in the Vale Camping Barn
The area and details of the meet
We had a great trip to this venue in 2016, with ascents of Carrock Fell, of Blencathra and of the Dodds ridge N of Helvellyn. On the latter walk we had great temperature inversion conditions (see photo). Those who were there reckoned a return visit was a good idea so I’ve again booked the whole of the barn at St John’s in the Vale which sleeps 8. This is a good cosy barn with a log fire and hot showers. It’s effectively a stone tent so you need all the usual camping and cooking/stove gear minus the tent.
The barn is located on a farm and gives direct access to the Helvellyn range plus other local walks, and there is more superb walking and climbing in easy reach e.g. in Borrowdale.
To secure your space you need to let me know and give me £20 in payment for the barn. On the trip I will need to also take from you a few £1 coins for wood and heating. I’m taking bookings right away