Hertfordshire Mountaineering Club

Wasdale, The Lakes; Murt Camping Barn

Date(s) - 04/05/2018 - 07/05/2018
12:00 am

Murt Camping Barn

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Murt camping barn is a stone tent situated in Nether Wasdale. It provides basic dry accommodation for up to 8 people and takes the form of a converted farm barn with basic amenities. You will need to provide everythng you would normaly take camping with you except the tent. The barn will provide dry accomodation with hot and cold water, showers and washing up facilities, and outside there is a BBQ for residents use.

Murt provides budget accommodation in Nether Wasdale and is conveniently located for Wasdale, Scafell, Water Water, Gosforth and Eskdale, great location for walking and climbing.

Nearby pub, The Screes Inn, Nether  Wasdale 🙂

Directions for Camping Barn:

“We do not suggest you use SatNav!”.

M6 leave at jn.36 (approx. 60 miles to Wasdale)

Follow signs to Barrow, A590 (take slip road left off dual carriageway after a few miles (3?) or you will end up in Kendal
Continue along A590, until new roundabout, take 2nd exit, signed Millom and Workington

Turn right off the A595 to Santon Bridge
After 2 miles or so pass Woodlands Tea Room and Gift Shop on left
At T junction turn left down hill, then first right signed to Wasdale. If you pass pub, The Bridge Inn on your right, you have gone too far.

Go past The Old Post Office Campsite on left. This road takes you up through woods and then down a long gradual hill, white house on right (The Flass), very sharp left bend over bridge. Immediately after bridge turn right, past cottage on right (sawmill) to junction. Bear right at this junction, (telephone exchange is opposite left).
Camping Barn is 2nd gate on left hand side, approx. 200m. (mirror on wall opposite our entrance – name on the wall + camping barn signs)


Bookings are closed for this event.