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Welcome to Tythebarn House

A charming B&B in a converted barn, with pine beams, log burner and a real cottage atmosphere.  With only one guest room, you are sure to be well looked after.

Our guest accommodation is a mini-apartment on the ground floor, with one bedroom, bathroom and hall area. There’s even your own little kitchen, with everything needed to prepare a simple meal or snack.

Available to book as ‘bed and breakfast’ or ‘catering for yourself’.

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Featured image by kind permission of J Broughton Photography


Now we’ve said hello, here’s a little more

Within 5 minutes of leaving the M6 at Junction 36 you will find the quiet village of Holme tucked in beside the Lancaster Canal and sheltering in the morning shadow of Farleton Fell.

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Alfred Wainwright, in his book Westmorland Heritage, refers to Holme as  ‘a wayside village on the old north road’. It is there on North Road that you will find Tythebarn House.

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This charming B&B is a converted barn, with pine beams, log burner and a real cottage atmosphere.  With only one guest room, you are sure to be well looked after.  Guests say “Vic and Diana welcome you as a guest, and you leave as a friend.”

Guests comment on Diana’s attention to detail – the welcoming cup of tea with home-made scones and the comfort of your guest room, made-up to your requirements as a single, twin or super-king.  There are fluffy bath robes to curl up in too.

Diana is happy to talk  ‘food’ and share her cooking secrets. Vic is at hand with suggestions for days out and an itinerary to avoid the crowds. He is also your ‘weather man’, with the latest reports for hill-top walkers and Lakes ramblers. Maybe you just need to know how many bridges to count along the canal before reaching the village pub.

There’s a choice when it comes to breakfast – Diana’s famous ‘Stone-Baked Breakfast’, ‘Breakfast on a Tray’ brought to your room or ‘Bed and Break’ catering for yourself in your own little kitchen.

On a warm summer evening our courtyard garden is the perfect place to sit and relax. Alternatively, the local pub is only a fifteen minute walk away, along the tranquil Lancaster canal. 

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A short break for a quiet retreat will leave you rested and relaxed.  For a longer stay  The Lake District, Yorkshire Dales,  Arnside & Silverdale AONB and wildlife haven of the Morecambe Bay area are all within easy reach.

Birders love to visit Leighton Moss and Morecambe Bay.  Walkers are keen to explore the Limestone Link, Westmorland way and Wainwright’s Way and amblers are surprised to discover the Lancaster Canal, steps from our door.

Last but not least, cyclists welcome a stop off halfway to John O’Groates, for a breather and to top up on porridge.

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“We love to introduce our guests to the warm hospitality of the people, great food and fabulous scenery in our beautiful corner of Cumbria and look forward to meeting our readers and sharing our home and surroundings.”

Vic and Diana Brown

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Images: Copyright 2016 Vic and Diana Brown

Featured image by kind permission of J Broughton Photography