Region: Yorkshire

Disabled Facilities: No

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: Kilnsey, Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire BD23 5PT

Contact: 07597-645254



Skirfare Barn, Yorkshire's premier group accommodation venue right in the heart of the stunning Yorkshire Dales.  Surrounded by the beautiful limestone scenery of Upper Wharfedale this picturesque traditional stone barn, sleeping up to 20 people, is sat in its own exclusive 1 acre grounds, complete with garden activities, outdoor seating, large BBQ its the perfect venue for your group in an outstanding location.

Accommodation consists of a spacious stone flagged entrance Hall, a cosy, oak beamed sitting/dining room with exposed stone walls, a fully fitted kitchen area with modern appliances, separate ladies and men’s washrooms with toilets and showers and a drying/cloak room. The common room contains a huge 15+ seat sofa with large cushions to relax in, additional individual chairs provide total seating for 20. A custom built large oak dining table to comfortably seat all 20 guests .

The 5 bedrooms sleep a total of 20 people consisting of:  2 twin bedded rooms, plus 2 rooms sleeping 4 people and a large room sleeping 8.  All bedrooms are lockable and each bed has a clean pillow, pillow case, fitted sheet and blanket provided. Externally the secure grounds provide facilities to enjoy activities such as archery, football, baseball without worry of proximity to other buildings.

The local area is host to the UK’s best caving and climbing locations, is right in the centre of the Yorkshire Dales National Park which provides an abundance of walking and outdoor activities.

Security is a focus, with a fully enclosed garden, CCTV on site, and a secure storage facility externally for cycles or equipment etc.

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What size groups do they cater for?

5-20 people

Please provide location information?

Located midway between the bustling, vibrant village of Grassington and the charming riverside village of Kettlewell the Barn provides the perfect base for exploring the many delights of the Yorkshire Dales and just 15 miles from the busy town of Skipton.

why you are great for educational visits?

The exclusive location of the barn for your own personal use provides a secure and enriching environment.

Can you provide information regarding room sizes and room facilities?

2 twin bed rooms, 2 rooms sleeping 4 in bunkbeds and a large room sleeping 8 in bunkbeds.  All bedrooms are lockable and each bed has a clean pillow, pillow case, fitted sheet and blanket provided. Please bring your own sleeping bag or quilts and covers. The barn is centrally heated throughout with thermostatically controlled radiators. All central heating, lighting, electric and hot water is included in the price.

There is TV with Freeview and DVD player in the Common Room, plus a large flat screen TV with Freeview, DVD and connections for a games console in the large bedroom.

Are visitors allowed to take photos, video or audio, if appropriate?

Yes, no restrictions.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

Fully fitted fire/heat/smoke detection system installed and checked and recorded weekly. A fire risk assessment doc and significant findings doc can be provided or is available for download from our website. Contact site owner to make an appointment to attend and perform own assessments.

What is the cost of the accommodation?

Single fee for the exclusive use of the whole site for your group. £250 per midweek night, £350 for fri/sat nights.

(Please Quote UKST1 for latest Group Discounts)

Please list facilities available?

Common area with seating for 20. Fully stocked, modern kitchen for preparation of self-catered meals Free fast wi-fi provided. TV & DVD in common room and in large bedroom.

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?

A limited first-aid kit is provided on site. Each group should have its own designated first-aid person.

Are there disabled facilities?


Do you have any testimonials from previous customers who have visited your Accommodation?

Best bunkbarn in Yorkshire for facilities and ease of access - Pontefract Princes Trust

Perfect location, with outstanding accommodation ideally suited to groups of energetic children on an adventure week in the great Yorkshire Dales. A great example for others to follow -  Oundle Grammar School

This is by far the best place we have stayed in, the most comfortable and with the best views to wake up to - Bradford Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

Accommodation Type: Bunkhouses

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