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Stonetrail is a unique venue available to hire for a weekend to celebrate your hen party in style. Situated in a beautiful location close to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales we offer luxury self catering accommodation for up to 18 guests with fabulous walks, country pubs and for the more active, private horse treks and mountain bike hire from your doorstep. We have all the facilities you need to cater for yourself or choose to dine out in one of our award wining local pubs.
Price includes hire of 4 adjoining self catering cottages with accommodation for up to 20guests.
Our price includes hire of all 4 properties and up to 20 guests, heating and bed linen.
Stonetrail comprises of 4 adjoining converted stone barns set within a private garden. The interiors offer stylish furnishings, wood burning stoves and power showers. Stoneview, the largest house has a dining table which can seat everyone if you use the bench seating or add an extra table and the adjoining properties provide useful extra lounges perfect for qet togethers. All bedrooms are ensuite and each property has a well fitted kitchen with all the facilities you need to cook for yourself. There is a loveley shared garden and patio right outside your door with outdoor funiture, gas bar-b-q and stunning views across the valley.
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We have lots of experience of helping groups to plan their perfect hen weekend and can offer you as much help as you need, just telephone or email Alison for advice. Booking is straightforward. You can make a provisional booking without obligation which will hold your accommodation for up to a week. Confirmed bookings require a 25% deposit and the final balance is due 6 weeks prior to arrival. If you have any questions or would like to speak to us in person please email or telephone us.
We can arrange a private trek lasting from an hour to a full day using our own horses for groups of up to 12. Everything is tailored to suit the ability of the riders which we will discuss with you in advance. Prices start from £25 per person per hour. If you just love horses but not keen on riding them you can watch them grazing in the paddocks from your window or visit them in the stables. We also have 8 mountain bikes which can be hired from £10 per day.
Stonetrail is situated just 20 mins from junction 38 M6 and less than an hour from scotch corner. The nearest train stations are Kirkby Stephen, 10 mins by car ( Leeds / Carlisle line ) or Oxenholme, 30 mins by car (West Coast line).
We understand that organising a Hen Weekend is not an easy task and we hope the ideas below will provide some inspiration. Please contact us directly if you would like more details or need help with your booking.
We are fortunate to have close by a great selection of award winning country inns offering locally produced food and great ales. Click here for more details.
Alison at Stonetrail can organise a guided horse trek straight from your door tailored to suit the abilities of your group. This is always a very poular choice. Click here for details.
Stonetrail is surrounded by a fabulous selection of walking trails straight from your door. We have walks to the pub, to hidden valleys and even one to a secret lake with its own sandy beach !
We can help you plan and provide a detailsed walking route to suit all abilities, please ask for advice.
You can hire our own mountain bikes and tackle one of our easy to follow route maps down to the village and back. Or you could hire a qualified Mountain Bike Instructor to provide skills training and a guiding service.
Heavan at Home bring a spa party to your cottage. The beauty therapists will supply everything they need and have their own equipment, they even tidy up afterwards. All you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy your treatments.
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Host your own dinner party at Stonetrail, but let someone else to take care of the cooking ! Dress up and make your evening as special as you like. We highly recommend the following local companies. Advance booking is advised.
Fell & Dales Catering Fell and Dales Outside Catering is Maria Buckle and Hilary Fawcett, two Cumbrian Hill Farmers’ wives with a passion for local food, and extensive food industry experience. We are committed to producing high quality, affordable homemade food for your special occasion. - Click here for website link or telephone 017683-41417
The Mango Tree in Kirkby Stephen offers contemporary Indian cusine and is receiving great reviews on Trip Advisor. A popular choice with our guests. You can book a takeaway and have it delivered by our local taxi firm for approx £20. By car the journey takes approx 10 mins both ways.
The Mango TreeIndian Restaurant - Tel: 017683-374959
BD Taxis - Tel: 017683-71682
Nearby we have towns of Kirkby Stephen, Sedbergh, Dent and Kirkby Lonsdale which offer a great range of high quality shops, many offering locally produced crafts and throughout the year there are numerous country shows, music festivals and exhibitions.
Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is an award winning environmental accredited Lake District attraction celebrating over 150 years of operating lake cruises on one of England’s most beautiful lakes. Ullswater ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a lake cruise with a spectacular walk in the Lake District. Cruises operate daily throughout the year. Why not hire a boat with catering for a stylish private celebration. You could even use Cumbrian Classic Coaches as your transport to and from the lake.
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Cumbrian Classic Coaches is a small friendly family run business specialising in running classic vintage half-cab buses and coaches. Situated a 5 min drive from Stonetrail, they will help you create an experience with an out of the ordinary touch that is sure to make your celebration the one most talked about. You can hire a bus to take you to and from a restaurant or attraction or let them tailor a tour for you. They also have vintage cars available for private hire, a lovely suprise for a special occasion. Lots of fun and highly recommended. Cumbrian Classic Coaches - Telephone 015396-23254. Website
Hire a Kayak or Canoe or have a go at Sailing
The lake district has many opportunities for sailing and boat hire. We like Glenriding Sailing Centre at Ullswater.
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|Our Location||Street Farm, Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4LL|
|Nearest village||Ravenstonedale - 2 miles|
|Nearest Towns||Kirkby Stephen - 6 miles|
|Sedbergh - 7 miles|
|Nearest Pubs||The Fat Lamb Inn ( 10 min walk )|
|The Black Swan at Ravenstonedale, 2 miles|
|The Kings Head at Ravenstonedale 2 miles|
|Nearest Motorway||M6 - junctions 37 ( Sedbergh ) or 38 ( Tebay ) - 20 mins drive|
|By car from London||5-6 hours|
|By car from Manchester||2 hours|
|By car from Scotch Corner||1 hour|
|Nearest Train Stations||Kirkby Stephen ( 10 min drive )- Leeds / Carlisle line|
|Oxenholme ( 30 min drive ) - West coast line|
|Nearest Airports||Blackpool ( 1 hr ) Manchester ( 2hrs ) & Newcastle ( 90 mins )|
|Local Taxi Service||BD Taxis - Kirkby Stephen Tel: 017683-71682|
|Cumbrian Classic Coaches|
|Nearest Supermarkets||Co-op - Kirkby Stephen|
|Online Grocery Deliveries||Asda|
|Nearest Shops||Village shop in Ravenstonedale - 2 miles|
|Kirkby Stephen - Co-op and good selection of small grocery shops|
|Nearest Golf Courses||Ravenstonedale -9 holes|
|Sedbergh - 9 holes|
|Kirkby Stephen -18 holes|
|Casterton - 18 holes|
|Kirkby Lonsdale - 18 holes|
|Nearest Swimming Pools||Appleby & Kendal - both half an hour|
|Horse riding||Onsite ! Ask Alison|
|Mountain bike hire||Onsite ! Ask Alison|
|Walking Routes||Available onsite - or use OS Map 19|