How do we book?
You can book ONLY through AirBnB (our main Calendar) or Trip Advisor.  Rates are slightly different for each of these agents, due to the way they manage the cleaning fee, commission charges etc.

How do we pay?
AirBnB and Trip Advisor specify payment methods.

What is the minimum hire charge?
Basic rate is £35.00 per night for 4 people, plus one cleaning fee of £10.00 per booking. (If you stay for more than one night you only pay only one cleaning fee.)  Basic rate includes 4 futon mattresses and 1 bag of firewood.

What extras are available?

  • Bed linen is available for 4 people at a cost of £15.00 for first night, and £2.00 per person per night thereafter.
  • WiFi is available at a cost of £4.00 per Gb.
  • Extra firewood available at a cost of £5.00 per bag.
  • Gas for heaters is available at £7.00 per heater per night.
  • Extra people above 4 are charged at £8.00 pppn. (Max 8 Total)

What are the check-in Times?  Arrival time is usually after 6.00 p.m. Departure time before 11.00 a.m. Other times by arrangement, but cannot be guaranteed.

Do I need to book out the whole bothy?
The basic rate includes the whole of the bothy, so you can book it for one person or for 8.

Can I bring a dog?
Dogs are welcome, but must be kept under control around livestock.

What facilities are available at the bothy?
See Facilities page.

Do we need insurance?
We do not provide insurance, so we recommend that you get insurance just as you would if you were going on holiday abroad.

Do you allow cancellation and transfer of bookings?
AirBnB and Trip Advisor have their own policies for cancellations.

Is there public transport to the bothy?
There is no bus or train service to the bothy. Taxis may be ordered from Kendal or Penrith, and we advise booking in advance and obtaining a price quote.

Where will I find Terms & Conditions?
Terms and conditions are set out on AirBnB and Trip Advisor websites, and include some basic house rules and a house manual.