Location & Amenities
Bank House Farm is in the village of Little Salkeld in the heart of the Eden Valley, we are directly on the c2c route at the bottom of the pennines before the big climb's up Hartside pass, 1.5 miles away from Langwathby and 6.5 miles from Penrith.
We are 59 miles from the start in Whitehaven, 28 miles from Keswick, 68 miles to Newcastle, 75 miles to Sunderland and 80 miles to Tynemouth (these are all estimate)
Perfect for staying at for a 2, 3 or 4 day cycle journey.
Your welcome to stay for one night or to use us as a base for the whole of your journey.
If you want to use us as a base we can provide transport for you and your bikes, to and from where you need to be each day. (with prior arrangement) or pick you up if you breakdown or have simply had enough. we can take you to the pub subject to availability.
Food and Drink
Cold drinks and snack vending machines on site.
There are lots of local pubs and cafes nearby all serving food and drink. The nearest being Little salkeld Watermill (limited opening times)
We highly recommend the Shepherds Inn Melmerby. Which is 4.7 miles away which serves very good pub meals in a very friendly atmosphere,
If you are wishing to eat here, we advise that you call and book a table.
Phone 01768 889064
We can sometimes help with transport to and from the pub. please ask.
Post office/Nisa Local Langwathby is 1.5 miles away which offer fresh and frozen food, off licence, phone top ups and cash withdrawals.
Opening times are 6.30am - 8.00pm Monday - Saturday 7.30am - 7.30pm Sunday.
Places to visit in Little Salkeld
Long Meg and her Daughters
One of the finest stone circles in the North of England, the circle has a diameter of about 350 feet, the second biggest in the country. Long Meg is the tallest of the 69 stones, about 12 feet high, with three mysterious symbols, its four corners facing the points of the compass and standing some 60 feet outside the circle.
Man made hand carved caves
Little Salkeld Watermill
Working Mill and Tearooms
Eden Lacy Viaduct
Spanning the River Eden on the Carlisle to Settle railway .