Bullpot Farm

BULLPOT FARM O.S. Grid Ref: SD 66288145

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Aerial view of the Farm by Phil James. This gives some idea of its isolation.

 

The Red Rose Cave & Pothole Club
Bullpot Farm
Casterton
CARNFORTH
LA6 2JP

At the western end of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Bullpot Farm is the hub of the Red Rose C.P.C. activities and you will find members there most weekends of the year. Visiting clubs and individuals are welcome, and the Farm facilities for visitors and members have recently been upgraded. The building is fitted with full central heating. We now have separate visitors and members self-catering kitchens and three dormitories with Alpine style bunks (sleeping bags required)Bullpot Farm from the lane. The Club has upgraded the showers, toilets and changing and drying facilities. The changing area is serviced by electric showers, underfloor heating and has rope-washing facilities. There is also a separate heated drying room. The spacious common room has a wood-burning stove. Cooking is by butane gas and both kitchens have a fridge, hobs, oven and microwave. There is ample parking within our own compound at front and rear of building including security lighting. The rear garden can accommodate several tents if needed.

Club social events take place on some weekends in which guests are welcome to participate.

Situated high on Casterton Fell at the western end of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the gateway to the Ease Gill System, Britain’s longest cave, it is an ideal base for exploring the many caves of Yorkshire Dales. It also allows access to the nearby fells of Gragareth (627m), Great Coum (687m), Crag Hill and Barbon Fell. More information about the Yorkshire Dales can be found at Yorkshire-dales.com

Orchids at the Farm

For clubs wishing to book accommodation at Bull Pot Farm please contact the Hutbooking Officer
The cost to visitors for the use of the above facilities is £6:00 per person per night.

A £20 deposit is needed to confirm a booking. A PIN number for the Farm front door lock will then be emailed to you.

How to get to Bull Pot Farm.

Travelling M6 North: Leave at Junct 34. Follow A683 to just before Kirkby Lonsdale.
Turn left on to A65, down round left hand bend, turn right before Bridge towards Casterton, In 1 mile; turn right past white bungalow up single track road, straight across cross roads, straight across second cross roads.Then follow lane up steep hill to very end, (3 miles).

Travelling M6 South: Leave at Junct 36, follow A65 past Kirkby Lonsdale. Turn left towards Casterton, In 1 mile; turn right past white bungalow up single track road, straight across at cross roads, straight across second cross roads. Then follow lane up steep hill to very end, (3 miles).

Travelling from Leeds etc: Follow A65 past Skipton, Settle and Ingleton. Turn right 0.5 mile after Cowan Bridge. After 200m fork right and follow straight road for 1.5 miles to cross roads, turn right then follow lane up steep hill to very end, (3 miles).

Responsibilities:

All visiting Clubs are responsible ensuring their bedroom, kitchen, dining room and changing area are left in a clean and tidy condition.

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Please view the Diary page to find free dates before booking.