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Dalesbridge Bunkhouse, Austwick

Near Settle

015242 51021

Dalesbridge Bunkhouse, Austwick

Welcome to Dalesbridge, the place to stay.


Beautifully situated in the Forest of Bowland at the point where it meets the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Dalesbridge offers stunning scenery and an idyllic setting for visitors wishing to stay and enjoy the area. Originally built in 1907, Dalesbridge offers a variety of excellent group and individual accomodation, including Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering, Bunkhouses and of course the Campsite. Ideally situated for exploring the 'Three Peaks', Ingleton Waterfalls, Caves, Settle, the Yorkshire Dales and the many walks, villages and attractions of the area.


Which ever accomodation you choose, you will enjoy a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere which matches your budget and requirements. Dalesbridge is the ideal location for group bookings or individuals who wish to take advantage of the activities and sights this unique area is so well known for: from cycling, riding, fishing, walking and climbing to the delights of the nearby natural attractions of the Yorkshire Dales and Forest of Bowland that are too numerous to mention!


When you want to celebrate or get together as a group, we can provide the venue; a variety of function rooms, bar, catering ...and of course the scenery is thrown in at no extra cost! We specialise in large group booking, club trips, birthday and wedding functions, reunions, corporate training events, weekend camping, short break B&B and house parties.


Dalesbridge accommodation on the Campsite, in the Bunk Houses and in the B&B is available all year round. Get in touch or call in to have a look round - we look forward to making you welcome at Dalesbridge.


Camping at Dalesbridge 

Want to go camping in the Yorkshire Dales and Forest of Bowland area? Open all year round, with large, level, well drained camping fields, room for over 100 tents with accompanying vehicles, plus ample electric hook-up points and some all-weather, hard standing for caravans - the Dalesbridge Campsite is the perfect choice for individuals, families and groups.


Also available at this lovely campsite near Settle and Ingleton, is a group campsite for up to 50 tents (please pre-book) that is perfect for school and scout groups, as a unique venue for your next group gathering/club get-together or simply in order to get your party together. We have a special rate for clubs and organisations.


Ample underfloor heated, individual toilet & shower units are free to use and for those who can't live without a socket for their hair dryer or straighteners, these are available in each of the wash-up rooms.


Our welcoming reception area sells essential items like milk and bread and we will happliy freeze your freezer blocks for you at no charge. There is a friendly local shop in Austwick village (less than a mile), a brilliant organic farm shop 'Growing With Grace' on the A65 (less than 2 miles) and supermarkets nearby in Settle and Ingleton (approx. 5 miles) that are open till late.


The Dalesbridge campsite welcomes dogs and we only ask that they are kept under close control and that owners are considerate to other campers - we even provide handy bags for the all essential 'clear up'.


With spectacular views over the surrounding Yorkshire Dales countryside and a wonderful Dales atmosphere that will bring you back time and again, there is every reason to take yourself away to the countryside and enjoy the splendor.


We now have a limited number of pitches for both tents and caravans that can be booked online. Alternatively please ring us on 015242 51021.



Bunk Houses at Dalesbridge

Group bookings for up to 40 people or individual Bunkhouse bookings are a great accommodation offer that gives you all the views and delights of camping, but with your own toilet and shower, plus electricity, a bed and heating! Ideal for large groups, school groups, D of E groups, friends or family bookings.


The Dalesbridge Bunk Houses offer both individual and group self catering accommodation here in the Yorkshire Dales, Forest of Bowland area. They are positioned with an open and sunny aspect, overlooking the nearby fells and limestone crags. There is ample hard standing outside the bunkhouses - useful for loading and unloading. Vehicles may be left here overnight, allowing easy access for when you want to get out and take the 'Three Peaks Challenge', explore Settle, the Ingleton Waterfalls, Caves and nearby attractions.


Here at Dalesbridge we have four 6-bed Bunk Houses and four 4-bed Bunk Houses, each adjoining the other. Each of the Bunk Houses has its own individual shower and toilet. Utilising all the Bunk Houses will provide accommodation for up to 40 people, in compact well equipped units.


The 6-bed units have a kitchen area with a free standing cooker with oven, fridge, separate washing-up sink and en-suite shower and toilet. All crockery, cutlery and cooking pots are provided. There is a seating area in each of the rooms, where you can relax and dine. The 4-bed units have en-suite shower and toilet as well as toasters, kettles and microwaves; perfect for the smaller group or family bookings. Groups and individuals normaly bring their own sleeping bags or bedding, however bedding packs and towels can be hired if required.



Bed and Breakfast at Dalesbridge                     

A real sense of 'home' in the country, Dalesbridge House Bed and Breakfast or self-catering accommodation offers a crackling fire in the hearth, en-suite and family rooms and a hearty breakfast waiting for you downstairs in the morning. Ideally placed for those electing to take the 'Three Peaks Challenge', explore the Ingleton Waterfalls, Yorkshire Dales, Forest of Bowland, Settle, the Caves and nearby attractions.


Dalesbridge House is available for you to let either on a sole use, self-catering basis or as individual B&B rooms. With accommodation for up to 17 people, there is plenty of room for large groups wishing to stay together or anyone just looking to escape to the country.


The spacious, centrally heated en-suite bedrooms are comfortably furnished and have outstanding views of the Dales countryside. There are two twin and three double rooms, , one 4-bed family room and one single room. The rooms have colour TV's, coffee and tea making facilities, ample hanging space and 24hr access. For all our guests, we provide crisp white sheets and soft fluffy towels.


Guests are able to relax in our cozy residents lounge with comfy furnishings, open log fire, television, video and selection of games and films.


Our bright breakfast/dining room is where you will enjoy breakfast if you are staying with us as a B&B guest and adjacent to this is a well equipped kitchen, with modern appliances including American style fridge/freezer and dishwasher, free to use for those who are staying at Dalesbridge House on a self catering basis.


Also available in the house, is a small syndicate room with seating for a up to 14 people. So if your company or group want to get away to have a meeting somewhere quiet close to Settle, Dalesbridge House is the venue.


We can provide a wide range of home cooked evening meals and filling packed lunches - although we do require prior notice.

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Dalesbridge Bar

The Map & Compass is our functions and events bar at Dalesbridge. It is opened for private use by prior request and open to all on site most weekends untill 10pm or so (unless privately hired) through the season (a handy place to warm up and be dry if the British summer fails us!).

If hired for private use, our stage & lighting mean your group can make speeches, do presentations or have live entertainment (maybe your own talent show!) if required and is a perfect addition to our excellent function facilities. Video projection and a full sound system are also available.

Real ales from the fabulous Bowland Brewery complement the range of bottled beers and lagers, together with a comprehensive selection of wines, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks.

A wide range of catering can be arranged for those hiring function facilities and pre-booked groups. So after a walk on the fells or an expedition down a cave, we can give you a warm and welcoming atmosphere to relax in.

Our bar has an adjoining kitchen and function rooms that can be arranged to suit your needs.


The Maple Room:

...can be adapted to a wide variety of uses - for example, as a dining hall for up to 120 people, a lecture hall with seating capacity of 120 people, a classroom with large desks for 54 people, or in a boardroom fashion for 64.


The Day Room: a smaller room is available with the following capacities: lecture hall for 80, classroom for 36 or dining (banqueting style) for up to 60 people.


The Foxcroft Field Study Room: small but entirely perfect for a wide range of activities - classroom, operations room and meeting room.


So whatever you require space for in a beautiful Dales setting with easy access (right on the A65 halfway between Settle & Ingleton) - Dalebridge can create the package that meets your requirements and at a price that matches your budget.

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