Accommodation Near The Gliding Field


Contact Sid for camping and caravans opposite The Fox Inn at Ousby, CA10 1QA. Good food and warm welcome.  Tel: 07900 585 342

The NEW FOX PUBLIC HOUSE at OUSBY Good food, good beer. What's not to like. Serves Food Thursday,Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Tel:01768 881374



Old Mill Barn, Gamblesby

Large self-catering converted barn, 5 bedrooms for 10 people. 2 doubles and 3 twins. Run by Sue and Bob Bell. [visit web site]

Offering 5% reduction first time of visit and 10 % thereafter (please remind us of this when you book!) We also knock off £50 for a two week stay.

Contact on 01768 881791, 07746 120302, or email


Swallows Rest
Situated within the heart of the stunning Eden Valley in the village of Skirwith. Swallows Rest reached by an external sandstone staircase, has been lovingly restored.

There is a modern contemporary log burner and comfy sofas to relax in after an activity packed day. A TV, DVD/CD player, radio and iPod dock are provided for entertainment in the lounge area. A brand new kitchen and luxury bathroom have been installed for entertaining and pampering. The bedroom has been beautifully appointed and provides a relaxing oasis to unwind.

There are a good selection of country pubs and restaurants nearby that serve locally sourced quality Cumbrian produce.


Pea Top Farm, Culgaith.

Self catering unit sleeps 4, sitting room-kitchen,bath with shower, lots of room for wet/walking gear.

Pea Top farm is a B&B as well with warm rooms,one disable unit on the ground floor. Fantastic breakfast, Wi-fi, coffee tea makings in rooms. Pack lunch can be bought for a small fee.

Culgaith is a few short miles from the club site,with a pub and easy access to the A66 and Penrith, A useful stop over for trips to Scotland as well as a stay at Edensoaring.

Park House, Skirwith.

Recently refurbished, Park House provides spacious holiday accommodation with uninterupted views of the pennines and Lake District.

Skirwith is surrounded by other villages that have very good places tp eat, The Black Swan in Culgaith, The Shepherds Inn, Langwathby and the Village Bakery in Melmerby.

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Tel: 01768 88653

Milburn Grange, Knock, Appleby-in-Westmorland.

Milburn Grange holiday cottages lie directly below the Pennines, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and enjoy views of the Lake District Fells. Our Cumbrian holiday cottages offer a high standard of accommodation and are open all year.

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Tel: 01768 361867

Bluebell Cottage

Located just outside of Penrith in the small village of Ousby, the cottage is within half an hour of Ullswater and just 20 miles from Keswick. It is also in the heart of the beautiful Eden Valley and a stopover for many walkers on the coast-to-coast trail.Located just outside of Penrith in the small village of Ousby, the cottage is within half an hour of Ullswater and just 20 miles from Keswick. It is also in the heart of the beautiful Eden Valley and a stopover for many glider pilots.

The cottage has two-bedrooms and three downstairs rooms: a fully equipped kitchen; a main sitting room; and a snug, complete with television and a real fire. It has oil central heating and a wood burner.


Skirwith Cottage.

Very convenient for the airfield, three bedrooms sleeps four to five people
One double, two singles with a pullout bed.
Good kitchen with all usual equipment. TV and Broadband.
£250 to £300 per week May to October

Telephone 0176 888496.

Brook View, Skirwith.

In Skirwith village, about 100 yards from the central crossroads on Langwathby side 

2 bedrooms - 1 single and one that is either double or twin - each have own shower room
"Help yourself breakfast" included and possibly use of kitchen
£40 per person per night + £30 for second and subsequent nights
Bedding + towels included 

Car parking on road in front house 

Contact 07708 629019 or 01768 88276 or

House at Temple Sowerby.

A Lake District boutique hotel, originally built in the 17th century, The House combines old world history with modern day luxury and tech. The village of Temple Sowerby is situated between the market towns of Penrith and Appleby in Westmorland with the mighty Cross Fell Mountain as a spectacular backdrop.

Contact 017683 61578 or

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Lake Cottage Holidays.

Lakes Cottage Holidays is a company firmly rooted in the Lakes. With over 25 years experience holiday letting in the area and extensive local knowledge, Lakes Cottage Holidays will find a great holiday cottage in the Lake District for you.

Contact 017687 74060

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