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 About Ribblehead There is a pub here. There is a restaurant here. There is a railway station here. 

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 Places to stay in Ribblehead

Gauber Bunk Barn
Ribblehead  LA6 3JF
Tel: 01524 241150

 Accreditations: Not Classified

Situated on the B6479 approx. 1/2 mile from the Ribblehead Viaduct and just over a mile from Gearstones, Gauber Bunk Barn & Den offers quality, comfortable accommodation to walkers needing a stop over on the Dales Way. Gauber Bunk Barn Individual bunk rooms are available for sole use from Sun-Thurs. One of our bunk rooms comprises of a double bed plus 3 singles and has en suite facilities. Downstairs there is a spacious living room with wood burner, well equipped kitchen and main bathroom. Garden with stunning views. The basic price of 18 pp pn for a single bed space includes a fitted sheet, pillow and pillowcase. Duvets and towels are available to hire for a one off charge of 5 per person. Dogs by arrangement. The Den at Gauber Situated next to Gauber Bunk Barn 'The Den' offers cosy, quirky accommodation for up to 4 people. The Den comprises of a king size bed on a mezzanine floor. Downstairs there is a cabin containing bunk beds, wet room, small kitchenette, seating area with wood burner and outdoor patio area. Prices start from 85 per night based on 2 person occupancy. Additional guests are charged at 10 per person per night. Price includes all bed linen, towels and a starter pack of logs/kindling. Sorry we do not accept dogs in The Den. A self service breakfast can be provided for an additional charge. Drying room/bike store available Cards welcome BBQ available Free Wifi 2 pubs nearby, grocery shopping service available for guests wishing to prepare their own meals.

Distance from path: 1/2 mile

Room TypePer room
1 family ensuite room-
2 family rooms (shared facilities)-

dogs accepted here packed lunches available drying facilities available 
Last updated: 5/18/2018

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Shepherds Cottage
Winshaw, Ingleton, Ribblehead North Yorkshire LA6 3AT
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 Property type: B & B
 Accreditations: Not Classified

Lying high up in the Dales on the slopes of Whernside, in the tiny three house settlement of Winshaw, Shepherds Cottage offers tranquility and majestic views over the peaks and valleys. Positioned up a private track off Blea Moor Road lined with prehistoric limestone pavements, the cottage sits equidistant to each of the famous Yorkshire Three Peaks Pen-y-Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside, from which the bedrooms take their names. 1.7 miles from Ribblehead. PLEASE BOOK EVENING MEALS AND PACKED LUNCHES IN ADVANCE. Evening meals available from 20, 3 course meal.

Distance from path: On Route 1.7 miles from the Station Inn

Room TypePer room
1 double ensuite room95.00
2 double rooms (shared facilities)85.00

dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
Last updated: 3/9/2018

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The Station Inn
Ribblehead Cumbria LA6 3AS
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 Property type: Country Inn (Pub)

Stunning views, doubled as a farm and hostelry until 1960. It nestles on the quiet roadside in the shadow of the stately Viaduct. A cast iron solid fuel burning stove and a warm and homely atmosphere welcome the cold, wet, weary and thirsty traveller. Under new ownership. Spend an additional night and explore the area with a qualified guide - to be arranged in advance. The Station Inn now offers the choice of double and twin ensuite rooms between 70-80. We also have a water/mud bed which is proving very popular with walkers. Please request on booking.

Location and supplementary information [view map]
1 mile west of gearstanes on the B6255 near its junction with the B6479 Horton-in-Ribblesdale road, in dramatic scenery, the vast Ribblehead Viaduct, with 24 arches, and 105ft high straddles the majestic Valley built in 1872. Lifts are available @ 5 with advance notice.
Distance from path: 1 Mile   OS reference: 764791

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room80.00
4 double ensuite rooms80.00
2 twin ensuite rooms90.00
2 family ensuite rooms120.00
31 bunks8.50

dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
Last updated: 3/9/2018

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pets accepted herePets accepted   packed lunches availablePacked lunches available
evening meal availableEvening meals available   this is a no smoking propertyNo smoking property